From Slumdog Millionaire to The Girl With The Seven Lives: My Journey As A Novelist/ Vikas Swarup

By Pervaiz Alam Back after 10 years with a new novel 'The Girl with the Seven Lives’, Vikas Swarup unravels the mystery behind his success as a novelist in conversation...

Israel is an apartheid state. There are no moral doubts once you dehumanise Palestinians: Israeli Journalist Gideon Levy on Cine Ink podcast London Vārta

By Pervaiz Alam Once, The Independent, British daily, described Gideon Levy as ‘the most hated man in Israel – and perhaps the most heroic’. However, there are millions of people all over the world who admire him for his courage as they read his opinion pieces published in Haaretz. I’m one of them.  It was […]

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“I do not ever want to write a book about my working with  PM Manmohan Singh,” says former PM’s Media Advisor Pankaj Pachauri on Cine Ink podcast London Vārta

London. “No, I do not ever want to write a book about my working with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. This is what I promised to Dr Singh when I saw how betrayed he felt when his former media adviser Sanjaya Baru’s book (Accidental Prime Minister: Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh) came out,” says Pankaj […]

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Questioning The Government On YouTube: London Vārta

Cine Ink, London-based hub of podcasts, launched a new series  “London Vārta: Freedom of Speech” on Saturday, 27 April, 2024. The series interviews renowned journalists and television anchors who are finding it increasingly difficult to question the govt of the day in India while remaining in the mainstream media. Some of them have launched their […]

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Cine Ink Podcasts From JLF London 10th-12th June, 2022

London. Cine Ink will be providing extensive coverage of the ninth edition of JLF London starting at the British Library from 10th – 12th June, 2022. The JLF London programmes will be held at three venues; Darbar Theatre, Mughal Courtyard and Pizza Pavilion, all part of the British Library premises, near Kings Cross in London. […]

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Greedy People Don’t Feel The Guilt

I never imagined, one day, a podcast on ‘Greed’ would haunt me for being a ‘Chatori’. Okay, I come from a family in Delhi where most of us would exclaim ‘Bring it on’ at the mere sight of Kebabs on the grill, followed by naans, lassi, falooda. This has been a feature very intricate to […]

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The Labyrinth of Fear and Phobias

By Anjani Chadha I heard the word phobia for the first time when I was in fourth class. The protagonist of my english lesson had acrophobia. The professor explained how we use -phobia as a suffix to name different types of fears and for a good 30-45 minutes I was mesmerised. It was state-of-the-art to realise […]

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