Category Archives: Radio/NPR

Radio New Zealand

From one end of the world to another. Did my usual interview with the genial Bryan Crump for Radio NZ. About Holi, Hindus and Wendy Doniger. Sorry Nacha-anna to disappear into my room after dosas. They were recording it live … Continue reading

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Gay Rights for The Takeaway

Begins at 21:23: The battle over gay rights in India is in the courts and on the streets after the Indian Supreme Court refused to review a decision to restore the criminalization of gay sex. Shoba Narayan, a freelance journalist … Continue reading

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Radio New Zealand

Educating Muslim girls for radio here

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NPR/ The Takeaway Show

Love NPR. Still listen to it. They called from Boston to interview me about this. As always, I won’t listen to it (prefer to listen to something other than the sound of my own voice) but in case anyone wants … Continue reading

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Radio New Zealand

Every once in a while, Radio New Zealand calls me for Bryan Crump’s show, “Nights on Radio New Zealand.” It is a surreal experience, not the least because koels are cooing here and it is night there. I submit three … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots

My friends have been goading me to do something that I keep talking about doing. A podcast. I’d like to do a weekly one called “Connecting the Dots,” which takes current news items and puts a unique spin on it. … Continue reading

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Radio New Zealand

Two months ago, I did the second show of Radio New Zealand.  But forgot to put it here on the website. Tomorrow, we are taping the third show. You can listen to it here Shoba Narayan on Radio New Zealand

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Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand and I had fixed up a time for a live-show a few weeks ago.  On the appointed day, I miscalculated the time difference.  So here I am, in Commercial Street, Bangalore, showing around friends who have just … Continue reading

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Adam Bly

I met Adam Bly in Bangalore, thanks to my friend, Sriram.  We had a few meals together and I interviewed him at Inklude Labs’ offices.  Here is a video recording of the interview.  We were laughing a lot because I … Continue reading

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Radio New Zealand

I don’t know how they found me but I am now an overseas correspondent for a Radio show in New Zealand.  Below is the date of live broadcasts.  If anyone is in New Zealand, check them out. From: Nights  Subject: … Continue reading

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