Archive | 2013

Ban likely on animal shows, circus industry struggles to survive

My story for CNN-IBN: Once the favourite form of entertainment for families on holidays, the 130-year-old Indian circus industry is struggling to survive. CNN-IBN’s Nilanjana Gupta finds out what the circuses are doing to remain in business even as the government considers banning all animal performances.

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3 Australians on 3,500 km tour for Bangalore’s underprivileged kids

My story for CNN-IBN: Three friends from Australia have taken up the task of imparting education to underprivileged children in Bangalore, even if that means a fairly dangerous adventure of driving an auto rickshaw from Shillong to Jaisalmer.

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The end of race-based affirmative action?

The end of race-based affirmative action? This show, produced during my internship with Al Jazeera English, was broadcast on the channel’s leading current affairs programme ‘Inside Story’.  The discussion is about the issues behind affirmative action, as US Supreme Court justices challenged the practice at universities. I pitched the story idea, suggested the questions, guests, […]

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