India Part 2

45 THE LIFE : Behind the bricks

5 aug. 2015

Bricks make a house, house make a society,society lead to infrastructural development of a country. Every bricks of our so called home sweet home have a dedicated effort by the labour in brick kiln. Brick kiln workers since dawn to dusk are engrossed in their working place as a so called parasitic leech, which extract their uttermost potential even an ounce of it is spared to be taken home by them. Just we had a single question on our mind do these worker are treated as a human being alias social animal or are just animal made to survive as society. Male, Family, Elderly people, Child labour are working as an employee in brick kiln. Are their safety have ever been concerned by the owner? Well never had been concerned, never was but question arise whether in future brick society will ever take 2 strike people? Well answer remains unanswered till date. 
The documentary showing major problems of labour and emphasizing on the laws which are violating under the brick kiln industry. Child labour, sexual harassment, extra work hour, minimum wages health problems, large amount of migration are shown. Mostly the child labour are highlighted because due to hard working due to hard working they are being hampered physically and mentally.

46 Documentary: Invisible chains – bonded labour in India’s brick kilns

20 sep. 2017

Documentary by Anti-Slavery International revealing shocking levels of slavery, bonded labour, and child labour in India brick kiln industry.

47 The White Lie – A Child Labour Documentary

25 mrt. 2017

A documentary that highlights the new amendment made to the Child Labour Prohibition and Regulation Act of 1986 and explores the terrible condition of children working in the BT Cotton fields of Gujarat.

48 Indian brick workers treated ‘worse than slaves’, says NGO

22 sep. 2017

Millions of Indian brick workers are trapped in bonded labour and regularly cheated out of their wages, an anti-slavery group says as it demands government action

49 “Incredible India” Home to Modern Slavery

12 jun. 2013

Millions of people, including children, toil in bonded labor in India, even though the practice has been outlawed for years

50 WASTE -(Documentary Film)

11 aug. 2015

After winning a fellowship with InfoChange India, Parasher Baruah has directed a documentary film about the rag pickers of Dharavi .
The film was selected to be screened at the Munich Documentary Film Festival in May 2009.
Filmed over a period of eight months in Dharavi, WASTE explores the importance of the rag pickers’ role in managing the city’s waste and the challenges that these people face every day. The film follows three adolescent rag pickers, Sameer, Santosh, and Salman, as they go about their daily lives and interviews other rag pickers and residents of Dharavi in the process.
WASTE leaves a powerful impact on its audience and prompts viewers to rethink the way they use and dispose of trash.
The film continues to be screened at various schools and events to bring attention to the living conditions of rag pickers and to help audiences gain perspective on how their patterns of consumption impact the environment


Director/Cinematographer-Parasher Baruah

Editor-Arindam Ghatak

Sound design- Niraj Gera

Produced by- Center for Communication and Development Studies (CCDS)/

This broke my heart. Instead of shoving all that extra money up bollywood actors arses and paying foreigners to go India and make a movie..they should do something about ppl like this.. they are humble and hard working..they suffer daily just to eat, they need help the most. I can’t wait to go India this summer and give what I can to people like this to make difference even if it’s a something small
Canis Lupus
This documentary shows poverty so deep I can’t fully imagine it. On my worst days in the USA I had more than this. My hardest days were not this bad. I am indeed humbled by the experience of watching this video. How does one help people in this situation?
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How can i get in touch with the people that filmed the? I’m wanting to help those boys in this awesome but horrible sad living condition and film

51 Technology stops food waste in India [HD]


16 nov. 2015

India has committed itself to fighting hunger at home and worldwide. Anambitious goal, but quite realistic. India is extremely fertile, usually two, sometimes even four harvests per year can be made. The biggest problem is the enormous food waste: 40 % of food is wasted as it goes from farms to tables. To ensure success India makes a firm commitment to innovative food processing and packaging technologies. The year 2011 is expected to mark a turning point: India has decided to set up 30 new high-tech mega-food-parks to fight hunger worldwide.
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52 The Real Slum Dogs: Journey Of Hope by Deric Ó hArtagáin Follow me on Instagram @deric_tv_

27 mrt. 2015

The Real Slum Dogs; Journey of Hope
Première: Thursday 26th March 2015
Presenter: @deric_hartigan

The documentary is a raw and real reflection of modern day life in Kolkata, India. From the shocking scenes of child labourers working in the city’s main dump at Howrah and the generational prostitution on Kolkata’s main highways to the on-going rescue operations and educational projects provided by the Hope Foundation; this documentary charters the journey and lives of the forgotten children of Calcutta through the work of the charity organisation as they endeavour to rescue a generation from a life of drug use and sexual abuse. Throughout this ‘Journey Of Hope’, Limerickman Deric Hartigan comes face-to-face with the harsh reality of slum life in the city, meets the children who have been recused from a life of destitution, talks to those on the ground who work tirelessly to make it happen and visits the projects directly funded by the Irish people. Shocking and inspiring, this gripping documentary will expose the underbelly of a city and a culture where you have to fight to survive.

Some parts of the video are very on-easy to watch: PAINFUL AND SHOCKING


53 Men of Burden – Acclaimed Documentary Film on Cycle Rickshaws in Pondicherry, India

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4 aug. 2014

“Men of Burden: Pedaling towards a Horizon” is an Internationally-acclaimed 2006 documentary film set in the city of Pondicherry(now Puducherry), India. The documentary uncovers the story of disappearing cycle rickshaw drivers living in abject poverty. Over time, the city has experienced a gradual reduction in the number of cycle rickshaws. thereby diminishing the chances of living for those who depend on them. What used to be one of the primary modes of transport in the city is now a fading memory with the few remaining ones staging a difficult survival. The film explores some of the ethical dimensions of man pulling man against the background of the increasingly menacing effects of motorised transport and air pollution. It also takes the viewer through the rickshaw men’s journey of hope on the roads that have fostered them.
Representing one facet of India’s population below poverty line, these unflagging men perpetually struggle to eat one satisfying meal a day. What is remarkable is the essence of some who believe in making a difference in an apparently hopeless livelihood. While India’s big cities are racing towards Globalization and technology, these rickshaw men, against all odds, remain appreciative of their modest lives by believing in the power of now meaning earn for their everyday meal and live a contented life and not worry about any saving or about future.
Portraying the immediacy and desolation of the situation the film highlights a catalytic change revolutionizing India’s economic and social future from the grass roots level. Juxtaposing the way of life of these men with definitive solutions, the film answers the question of how these changes can trickle down to the roots of India’s soil.

The film had its world premiere at the Los Angeles Indian Film Festival, European Premiere at the Filmburo Baden-Wurttemberg’s Bollywood and Beyond Film Festival and its NYC Premiere at the Sixth Annual Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival.

Directed by Raghu Jeganathan
Co-directed by Earthling K
Produced by Ramesh Mourthy, Accessible Horizon Films
Cinematography by Mohandass
Music by Steve Gorn


54 The Test of Poverty (18 Minute Full Length Edition)

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14 sep. 2010

“The Test of Poverty” follows two women living in extreme poverty in West Bengal, India, as they participate in Trickle Up’s program and work to change the effects that generations of poverty have had on their families’ lives. The film shows that addressing the needs of the ultra-poor -those living on less than $1.25 day- involves more than just providing them with capital, and must be viewed through a wider lens. The film also captures the powerful effects that increased self‐confidence and empowerment that come from participating in Trickle Up’s program have in helping women break the vicious cycle of extreme poverty.

“The Test of Poverty” was directed by Gautam Bose and produced with support from the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), which is spearheading a global effort to understand how safety nets, livelihoods, and microfinance can be sequenced to create pathways for the poorest to graduate out of extreme poverty. 

“The Test of Poverty” shows how Trickle Up helps the ultra-poor holistically and with lasting results.

55 The Test of Poverty (4 Minute Short Version)

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16 jun. 2010

“The Test of Poverty” follows two women living in extreme poverty in West Bengal, India, as they participate in Trickle Up’s program and work to change the effects that generations of poverty have had on their families’ lives. The film shows that addressing the needs of the ultra-poor -those living on less than $1.25 day- involves more than just providing them with capital, and must be viewed through a wider lens. The film also captures the powerful effects that increased self‐confidence and empowerment that come from participating in Trickle Up’s program have in helping women break the vicious cycle of extreme poverty.

“The Test of Poverty” was directed by Gautam Bose and produced with support from the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), which is spearheading a global effort to understand how safety nets, livelihoods, and microfinance can be sequenced to create pathways for the poorest to graduate out of extreme poverty. 

“The Test of Poverty” shows how Trickle Up helps the ultra-poor holistically and with lasting results.

56 India’s ‘Slumdog’ Millions: A glimpse of life in Bihar’s slums

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19 feb. 2009

This short film, narrated by Mark Tully, shows a glimpse of what life is like for one family living in the slum of Kamla Nehru Nagar (Bihar, central India).

Slum-dwellers are vulnerable. With no permanent roof over their heads, little prospect of a secure job and poor access to basic sanitation, bad health and social exclusion is rife. Children can become easy victims of crime, prostitution and child labour.

This video shows how preventable diseases take a huge toll on slum-dwelling families.

57 Travel in India |

23 jul. 2013

Slightly edited raw footage from travel in India during winter 2012. Places visited include Delhi, Agra (Taj Mahal), Varanassi, and Alabahd (Kumbah mela festival).

58 A Taste Of India: Ep1 – Backpacking from Delhi to Udaipur

18 sep. 2016

Watch my first trip to India in this travel documentary, as I spent 6 weeks backpacking around the country.

I spent 3 weeks backpacking through the cities of the north and then another 3 weeks in the beaches and backwaters of the south.

Episode 1 is the northern half of my journey. Starting in Delhi, I travel to Varanasi, one of the world’s oldest cities and gets to row on the sacred Ganges river.

After a trip to the Taj Mahal in Agra I travel by train to Jaipur exploring the various forts, temples and colourful streets of The Pink City.

In Jaisalmer I go on a 2 day camel safari through the Rajasthan desert and then in Jodhpur I do a different kind of fort tour – the Flying Fox zipline. This leg of the trip finishes in the beautiful city of Udaipur.

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59 A Taste Of India: Ep 2 – Backpacking from Goa To Kerala

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25 sep. 2016

Watch my first trip to India in this travel documentary, as I spent 6 weeks backpacking around the country.

I spent 3 weeks backpacking through the cities of the north and then another 3 weeks in the beaches and backwaters of the south.

Episode 2 of this travel documentary is the southern half of ny journey.

Starting in Goa I enjoyed the different beaches and vibes of north and south Goa, including Vagator, Arambol and Palolem beach.

I then travelled inland to the beautiful ancient ruins of Hampi.

Working my way further south I relax on a canoe through the stunning Kerala backwaters, before finishing my trip in the cool beach town of Varkala.

60 Backpacking India In 45 Days – Travel Documentary

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26 aug. 2018

In this travel documentary we take a wild and rough journey through India while just having a backpack. We start our journey through beautiful back waters of Kerala and go north as the summer heat catches on. We explore the ancient sites of Hampi, jump on India’s Train and much more. This journey consists of highs like beautiful landscape of Rishikesh and lows like getting food sick in India and Racism in India.

Down below are time stamps to help you navigate though the documentary.

Trivandrum, Kerala – 00:47 , Alappuzha, Kerala – 03:42 , Kochi, Kerala – 05:36 , Goa – 13:10 , Hampi – 16:00 , Hyderabad – 26:04 , Kolkata, West Bengal – 30:11 , Darjeeling, West Bengal – 33:39 , Varanasi Uttar Pradesh – 38:11, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand – 43:25 , Racism In India – 54:42 , Jaipur, Rajasthan – 58:18 , Agra, Uttar Pradesh – 01:05:05 , Delhi – 01:07:28

61 Top 24 Coolest Places to Visit in India | India Travel Guide

62 – 10 Best Places to Visit in India – Travel Video

9 mei 2019

Check out all the places seen in this video:…
India is an enormous and diverse destination. Bordered by seven different countries, not to mention the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, means that there are many different sides to the country. More than 20 official languages, multiple religions and a variety of cuisines exist within India’s borders. To truly experience the breadth of Indian culture and history, travel is key. Here’s a look at the best places to visit in India:

63 Walking in Kolkata ( Calcutta)

27 okt. 2014

Kolkata known historically in English as Calcutta is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly river, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India’s oldest operating port as well as its sole major riverine port. As of 2011, the city had 4.5 million residents; the urban agglomeration, which comprises the city and its suburbs, was home to approximately 14.1 million, making it the third-most populous metropolitan area in India.

64 Market Mayhem in Kolkata, India. 🇮🇳

17 jul. 2020

After spending a few hours relaxing in my luxury hotel I ventured out onto the streets. It was a stark contrast, leaving the spacious lobby where soothing piano music filled the air to be confronted with crowds of people and the loud and never ending “BEEP, BEEP, BEEP” of the traffic.

The Oberoi Grand is in the New Market area of Kolkata, where the streets are lined with vendors who have no shortage of potential customers. The area is very popular and it’s obvious why. The level of competition that exists there drives the price of goods to bargain levels.

Knockoff clothes are sold openly, even in front of the actual legit shops that sell that brand. Even those big brand shops are selling their wares at a deep discount as they are forced to compete with vendors selling fake versions right on their doorstep.

I had my bagged my first bargain at a juice shop. There were three juice shops that looked almost identical right next to each other. That sounds like a recipe for some good prices to me. A pint glass of freshly squeezed pomegranate juice was only 50 rupees and the vendor topped me up with an extra half a glass for free. Compare that to the video I made in Dubai where I paid over 500 rupees for about half the volume of the same drink. Just a 20 X value difference!!!!

I explored further, avoiding the local scammers and touts and found a Pani Puri stall. It looked like this was going to be a street food vlog. I actually had no idea what this video was going to be about when I made it but I just pressed record and decided to figure it out on the fly. I wandered back into the market streets and then decided it would be more of a market spree video than a food one.

A 350 pair of knockoff Puma shorts and a 200 knockoff Nike t-shirt later and yer man was happy but further bargains and delicious food were still to come his way.

I have one more video from Kolkata that I’ll be making public before the end of the month. It’s an hour long and full of fun and adventure.


0:00 Exploring Kolkata
0:27 Fresh Juice Vendor
2:00 Scammy Tout
4:03 Kolkata Pani Puri
7:52 New Market
8:40 Knockoff Puma Shorts
13:48 Knockoff Nike T-shirt
22:43 Handkerchief Vendor
26:21 Indoor Market
31:33 India Cricket Shirt
34:42 Street Food

65 Exploring Kolkata with EVERY Form of Transport. 🇮🇳

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27 jul. 2020

My mission was to explore Kolkata using as many different forms of transport as I could.

Kolkata is famous for its yellow taxis and colonial era trams. Hard working men transport people through the streets in bicycle or manual powered rickshaws. Not everywhere in India has these things so I felt like to get a real feel for Kolkata I must experience them.

I started with the Metro as their was a station near my hotel in the New Market area. It was less modern and more busy than the metro system in Chennai but still very nice, fast and cheap.

I wanted to explore a little of each area after taking each form of transport. I didn’t really have a plan where I was going though, I just worked the itinerary out on the fly.

I exited the metro at a green area on Google Maps so I assumed it would be a nice park to walk around. A correct assumption but that nice park, Elliott Park, hadn’t opened yet so I walked down to the next green area which I found was a massive field massively covered in litter.

It was actually pretty shocking. Not something I expected to see in the centre of a major international city. It could probably be cleaned up by a team in just one day so I’ve no idea why it isn’t. Kolkata people pay taxes, right? So I wonder why the local government don’t just employ some cheap labour to keep the area nice.

When Elliott Park opened at 1 pm it was like entering a different world. Perfectly manicured grass and trees, flowers everywhere, a lake. It was lovely and free to enter. The sign outside said it’s maintained by the Ministry of Defense so it seems they spend more on maintaining the park than the local government do on the rest of the area.

I walked a full loop of Elliott Park then jumped on a random bus. A friendly local helped me communicate with the bus conductor and I just jumped off at the traffic lights before the next stop. That counts as a bus ride, right?

I found a fairly quiet road that had street vendors. One man sorted me out with a lovely fresh sugar cane juice and another cleaned my shoes. These enterprising vendors are something I love about India. They provide real value to people with the services they provide.

With a clean pair of shoes I wanted to get off the streets and into one of the old style yellow cabs. They have written on them “no refusal”, which is a lie. They also have meters, which they don’t use, as I learned the hard way. Fortunately two friendly guys and helped me resolve the situation though and I only get cheated a little bit rather than a lot.

The cab was supposed to take me to another park. He was too lazy to do the U-turn though, so I had to cross the road and walk up the street only to find that the park was closed. It seems that these small parks in Kolkata all have certain times that they are open. The rest of the time they’re probably being maintained.

I still hadn’t seen a single tram in Kolkata since I arrived in the city. With some google research I found the nearest area would be Park Circus and I was walking that way when I saw a cycle rickshaw headed in the same direction. I obviously took that golden opportunity.

The mall I arrived at was a welcome sight as I was bursting. I went in to use the lavvy and ended with a mutton biriyani. Very nice. I like the food courts in Indian malls. The food is way more expensive than the local joints but the hygiene standards are high and you can eat in air conditioned comfort.

I did find the tram after leaving the mall and was lucky to get a carriage all to myself. The tram is very old, classic style with open windows you can stick your head out of. If I had more time I would have done the full loop of the track. A ticket is only 6 rupees ($0.08) so you can’t get much better value than that as a tourist for a fun and authentic experience in Kolkata.

My last form of transport was the manual rickshaw where I was able to give my strong legs a rest and let someone else’s strong legs transport me through the city. It’s a nice leisurely way to travel as you are elevated and have time to look around and take everything in. I’d love to spend all day being transported in one of those but it’s probably not possible. I guess they are used for short distances unless the drivers (?) have ultra-marathon athlete-like endurance.


0:00 Intro
0:48 Kolkata Metro
6:33 Garbage Park
8:23 Balloon Game
10:49 Elliot Park
12:51 Local Bus
16:45 Sugar Cane Juice
18:24 Shoe Cleaning
20:58 Kolkata Yellow Taxi
27:38 Cycle Rickshaw
32:08 Mutton Biriyani
35:17 Kolkata Tram
43:45 Traditional Rickshaw
53:36 Chai Vendor

66 – ₹10,000 LUXURY HOTEL in Kolkata, India. 🇮🇳


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7 jul. 2020

I flew all the way from Kerala to Kolkata to conclude my India trip and end it with a bang by staying in a 5 star hotel.

I chose to stay at the Oberoi Grand hotel due to its prime location. As I was bedridden in Kerala for days with flu I had time to do a bit of research on Kolkata. I explored the city with Google Maps to find the general area that I’d want to stay and from there tried to decide which was the best hotel in that area.

Every time I say anything negative at all about a hotel in my videos I get a dozen comments saying “Why didn’t you do research before you booked?” or “If you wanted luxury, you should have stayed in a 5 star hotel!!!!!”

Well, you bunch of self righteous nincompoops, you’ll be glad to know that I checked on TripAdvisor and this 5-star hotel’s rank based on traveler reviews is 6 out of 529 hotels, with a 5/5 average rating from 2,800 reviews.

Happy now? Well maybe you won’t be because I still managed to have at least one thing to complain about. Nowhere is perfect. However I spent 3 nights in the hotel and overall had an excellent experience.

The bed was as comfortable as it could be and I enjoyed 3 nights of perfect sleep that were followed by delicious breakfast feasts. The buffet selection was a little bit on the small side relative to the size of the hotel but it really was a case of quality over quantity.

The hotel is a heritage property so there are some pros and cons that go with that. It’s an obvious cliche but I have to say that “they don’t make ’em like that anymore.” If a hotel was built in 2020 it would be very different to one that was designed and built over 100 years ago. You have the chance to live inside a piece of history.

The downside to that is that they’re not allowed to make any major changes to the building. Having a small en-suite bathroom may have been considered a luxury in the early 1900’s but nowadays guests come to expect one of a decent size in a top hotel.

I paid ₹10,000 rupees per night (£104 GBP / $132 USD) for my room, which is actually pretty good value for staying in one of the best hotels in the center of a major city, with breakfast included.

There were balcony rooms available that look over the pool / courtyard area. It would have been nice to wake up to that view but they were around 15,000 per night, 50% more expensive. I couldn’t justify paying 5,000 a night extra just for the luxury of a small balcony.

Overall I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Oberoi. The 5/5 rating it has earned on the review sites is deserved. What I liked most was how good the staff were. Everyone from the receptionist, to the housekeeper, to the pool boy, to the waiters, to the chefs showed the highest level of hospitality even when they were under the stress of being extremely busy.

The hotel has a policy of not encouraging the handing of tips to individual members of staff. This is perfect as it takes away a lot of awkward situations. Sometimes when staying in a low or medium standard hotel you don’t know if the staff member is going out of their way to help you because they’re expecting a tip in return or they’re just genuinely showing you good hospitality.

In this hotel their policy was, if you felt that you wanted to, you could put some money in an envelope and leave it in a box at reception to be shared by all the hotel’s staff. I left 3,000 which is 10% of what I paid for the 3 nights. It seemed appropriate to me. Maybe some Americans are reading this and are fuming “Tips should be 25% minimum!!!!” and maybe some other nationalities are reading this thinking that I was generous.

The point is I didn’t have to worry about what anyone though of the amount I tipped or the fact that I did or didn’t tip at all. Nobody saw how much I put in the envelope and nobody saw me put the envelope in the box. I just did what I thought was appropriate and gave it no further thought, until right now when I’m writing about it. 🙂

I only made another 2 videos in Kolkata. I had planned to use the last day to film 3 separate vlog ideas but it rained hard from morning until evening so I had to write them off or at least postpone them until my next trip to Kolkata. I guess that will be sometime in 2021 at the very earliest.

On the plus side, I think the 2 videos that I did make were awesome so let’s just pretend that I went for quality over quantity. 😉

****** TIMESTAMPS ******

00:00 Luxury Hotel Strategy
01:24 Oberoi Grand Hotel
06:00 In-room Check-In
11:19 Room Tour (Likes / Dislikes)
17:33 Swimming Pool
20:21 Hotel Gym
21:55 Breakfast Buffet
41:20 Turndown Service

67 Oprah Visits India

17 jul. 2020

Oprah visits different types of households in India
Rai Radio
After 1000 years of series of invasions and colonial rule, India today is a post apocalyptic India. Like an abused person finds it hard to bounce back to a disciplined quality life, something similar has happened to the soul of India. We are just going through the motions not really caring anymore. Ancient Indian temples were built with earthquake proof materials and dessings or a rock cut temple made out of single rock. Modern builders cant even make a straight road that doesnt break down in rains. If anyone wants to know what India was, watch Praveen Mohan’s videos on youtube.
Michelle Autore
I hate the disparity between rich and poor. It’s heartbreaking. What a beautiful family.
Rodel Canizares
Namaste to the richest country when it comes to culture!

68 Oprah Visits the City of Widows 

10 mei 2012

This compelling visit to the City of Widows by Oprah made me leave the comfort of my Southern California life style and start a social enterprise in Northern India (in the very city of Vrindavan where this was filmed) called the Mahima Creations. We sell jewelry, clothing and accessories made by widows from Vrindavan so they can support themselves and regain some dignity. 

69 Indian Rural Life💕Village Life of Punjab/India💕Rural life of Punjab💕People below Poverty line

20 dec. 2018

Village lifestyle of Punjab People.

70 Visiting a SLUM HOME in INDIA (Delhi)


2 mrt. 2018

Conner Sullivan gets a tour of New Delhi, India Slum (Sultanpuri) from his cab driver

71 Living in a slum, India|Short Documentary film|For subtitles click on CC|personal experience Video

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6 jan. 2017

The short video aims at throwing light on the life in slums with a human touch. The team went and lived in Kriti Nagar slum, New Delhi for two days and lived as guests with one of the families to gain a personal experience. This video shows only some parts of entire two days. To know more about experience or be a part of next project, send an email to

Cameraman & Editor
Raju Boro

Voice Over
Chiranjibi Thapa

Written By
Namit Hans

Produced by
People’s Project team

Directed By
Raju Boro

72 Inside Mumbai’s BIGGEST Slum Dharavi and the Industries within

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22 nov. 2018

Inside Mumbai’s Mohammad and Mohsin take me on an in-depth tour of Dharavi slums and the micro industries thriving within. Dharavi is the largest slum in Mumbai and the second largest in Asia (after Orangi Town in Pakistan). It is estimated that one million people live in Dharavi, which spans just 535 acres, has a population density of an incredible 869,565 people per square mile. There are approximately 5,000 businesses and 15,000 single-room factories in Dharavi. The slum is the most literate in the country, with a literacy rate of 69%.

The metropolitan area of Mumbai has experienced an explosion in growth over the past 20 years…doubling since 1991.

This growth is attributed to migration from other regions in the country, with migrants seeking business and employment opportunities.

The rapid expansion has led to serious health issues that have to be addressed by the government, and a large percentage of residents live in the city’s slums.

The percentage of people living in slums is estimated to be as high as 41.3% in Greater Mumbai, meaning that over 9 million people live in these areas.

Thank you Mohammad and Mohsin of

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73 Documentary – The Way Of Dharavi 2014

3 apr. 2015

producer: Stefan Piot
presentation & research: Katrien Vankrunkelsven
camera: Marieke Versonnen & Siebe Vranckx
editing / special fx: Siebe Vranckx & Stefan Piot
voice over: Mike Cooper
partners: Jet Airways, Jetair Premium Partners, Perfect Travel Services

presented by: Sse Productions (SIX SIX EIGHT PRODUCTIONS)

74 In Dharavi again – Mumbai – India – June 2018

75 Extreme Pilgrim – India: The River

31 jan. 2014

Peter Owen Jones, a vicar in the Church of England, travels to the (Ardha) Kumbh Mela in Allahabad.
In the company of Vasisht Giri, he seeks out the sadhus and babas of the Kumbh and is invited to stay in Juna Akhara, at the dhuni of Jagdish GiriJi. Here Mr. Jones gets a first hand impression of baba life at the Kumbh.
After the Mela he continues to the ashram of Jagdish Giri and onwards north to the Himalayas to retreat into solitude in a cave.

The video is second part of a trilogy, where Mr. Jones explores spirituality, mysticism and the concept of God in different cultures.

76 Ascetic Christianity- Extreme Pilgrim

77 Varanasi, India: “Beyond”

11 dec. 2012

“BEYOND” is an exclusive documentary featuring photographer Joey L. Set in Varanasi, India. The documentary by director Cale Glendening follows Joey and his assistant Ryan as they complete their latest photo series- “Holy Men.”

Almost every major religion breeds ascetics; wandering monks who have renounced all earthly possessions, dedicating their lives to the pursuit of spiritual liberation.Their reality is dictated only by the mind, not material objects. Even death is not a fearsome concept, but a passing from the world of illusion.

Created by: Cale Glendening, Joey L., Ryan McCarney
Directed by: Cale Glendening
Edit/Color: Chris Dowsett, Cale Glendening, Joey L., Megan Miller, John Carrington
Graphic/Titles: James Zanoni
Original Score: Stephen Keech,Tony Anderson
All Photographs: Joey L.
Guiding/Translation: Raju Verma, Tejinder Singh

Special Thanks: Jesica Bruzzi / BH Photo, Kessler Crane

78 POVERTY: The Other India (A Documentary Film) by kush dudeja

28 jan. 2015

This is a documentary film Written & Directed by Kush Dudeja.Produced by Dudeja Films and Animation to this film has been given by SD. Sohail.Please note that we are not having any copyrights on the music.. This is a documentary film made on “Poverty” ..this reflects the characteristics of poor they live and what are their opinions of the political leaders…So to find out the problems faced by the poor in our country,their opinions watch the film…

79 India – Mumbai – Dharavi – Feb. 2017


80 The Curse of the Diamond – Battling Child Labor and Corruption | Global 3000

11 jun. 2013

In the Northern Indian municipality of Panna, day laborers and children do back-breaking work in diamond mines. Human rights activist Yousuf Beg is trying to put a stop to the child labor and improve wages and working conditions for the adults. But he has to fight massive local corruption.


20 feb. 2020

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82 Mumbai Sleeping Documentary

15 sep. 2019

Mumbai is India’s most affluent city and one of the most densest populated metropolises in the world. Each day thousands flock to its shores in search of the urban dream and end up sleeping on the streets.
I believe that these images are a testament to the resilience of the urban human spirit while they reveal more about our own fickle fragilities as those who need a quiet and soft clean bed to sleep on.
This is a film which I created to de-romanticise my Mumbai Sleeping photography collection which has been exhibited at galleries in Europe, North America and Asia.
Visit to view the Mumbai Sleeping Photography Collection.

83 India: Exploring Delhi | DW Documentary

22 feb. 2018

India’s big cities are famous for their lively hustle and bustle. A documentary exploring beauty, justice, health and beer in India’s capital territory, Delhi.
Delhi has a population of almost twenty million, and to film-maker Markus Spieker it sometimes seems as if Delhi has twice as many stories to tell: stories ranging from the traditional to the modern, from happiness to misery. He takes the viewer into the heart of the Old Town and into the modern Cyberhub, into malodorous canteens and exclusive restaurants.
India is a country with incredible stories and huge contrasts. Metropolises like Delhi are growing at a tremendous rate. No matter how well you know the area, there is always something new to discover. As well as street cafés and exclusive restaurants, this documentary visits India’s biggest hospital and the practices of plastic surgeons, the “Kingdom of Dreams” and gloomy ghettos. We meet star chefs and street cooks who compete to see who can bake the best pita bread. We encounter cult dancers, hard rock fans of a different kind, and the world record holder in holding world records. This is a documentary film for those who like to marvel, smile, and enjoy.
Exciting, powerful and informative – DW Documentary is always close to current affairs and international events. Our eclectic mix of award-winning films and reports take you straight to the heart of the story. Dive into different cultures, journey across distant lands, and discover the inner workings of modern-day life. Subscribe and explore the world around you – every day, one DW Documentary at a time.

84 India: Under Lockdown | 101 East

28 mei 2020

Social distancing and good hygiene are essential weapons in the fight against COVID-19.

But how can you maintain social distancing in one of the world’s largest slums? How can you wash your hands regularly when there is no running water? And what happens when millions of people who survive on meagre wages are suddenly without work and struggling to feed themselves?

In India, 1.3 billion people were confined to their homes with just four hours’ notice as the country embarked on the world’s biggest lockdown.

Tens of millions of migrant workers suddenly found themselves jobless, quickly running out of money and food, and unable to return to their villages across India.

Ibrahim Mohammed worked as a rickshaw puller in New Delhi, but now he cannot leave the slum where he lives with his wife and four children.

“Ever since the lockdown was announced, we are dying of hunger,” he says. “Now they say there is a sickness in the air. We may get sick, but before that, we will die of hunger.”

Construction worker, Bhikhari Yadav, says he can no longer send money home to his wife and children in the eastern state of Bihar. He says migrant workers feel abandoned.

“We have made this country the way it is,” he says. “But right now, the poor man is being kicked in the stomach.”

101 East investigates India under lockdown.


85 🇮🇳 Unintended consequence: India’s Rape Crisis | | 101 East

27 apr. 2012

India’s burgeoning economy has a dark side: Cities across the country are struggling with rising cases of rape and sexual harassment. 
While growing numbers of women have joined the workforce, many are also being attacked by men used to a traditional patriarchal environment, breeding resentment and violence. 
In New Delhi, commonly described as the “rape capital” of the country, women and men alike are fighting back in creative ways. A new emergency task force, a special women’s taxi service and even an anti-rape smartphone app have been created to tackle the rape crisis. 
101 East travels to India to meet Indians from all walks of life working together to end violence against women.

86 BBC’s Great Indian Railway Journeys “Lucknow to Kolkata” S01E04

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On an epic railway journey from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh to Kolkata in West Bengal, Michael Portillo uses his Bradshaw’s 1913 Handbook of Indian, Foreign and Colonial Travel, published when the British Raj was 55 years old, to chart a course through India’s history from the days of The East India Company to the dawn of independence.

In Lucknow, Michael tastes the famous local kebabs before seeking the truth about 1857 Siege of Lucknow, a key moment in the rebellion which precipitated the end of The East India Company’s grip on India and the start of direct British rule. After a classical kathak dance class, Michael boards the sleeper train towards Ghazipur, on the banks of the Ganges. Taking to the sacred waters by boat, he hears the murky story of The East India Company’s opium monopoly, then visits a modern-day opium factory making pharmaceuticals.

Following the 1907-built Grand Chord Railway, Portillo stops off at Bodh Gaya, where he meditates on its Buddhist heritage. Further up the line is Chitteranjan locomotive works, and an extraordinary 980-metre-long locomotive workshop. In Kolkata, established as the capital of British India in the days of The East India Company, Michael battles the crowds at India’s busiest station and glimpses colonial Calcutta in the grand Great Eastern Hotel. A Kolkata tram carries him to the former home of pro-independence poet Rabindranath Tagore, the ‘Bard of Bengal’ and the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. Finally, Michael takes up the thread of India’s long journey towards nationhood at a traditional textile workshop. He hears how a boycott of British cloth inspired Mahatma Gandhi and joins a fashion shoot to see how India’s home-grown textiles are celebrated today.

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89 BBC’s Great Indian Railway Journeys “Jodhpur to Delhi” S01E02

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Bradshaw’s 1913 Handbook of Indian, Foreign and Colonial Travel in hand, Michael embarks on a stunning rail journey from the Thar Desert in Rajasthan to the Indian capital, taking in desert landscapes and dazzling historic palaces.

From Jodhpur, Michael strikes out into the desert, taking a camel ride to a village where life has changed little in centuries, before embarking on the Jaipur-Agra-Delhi ‘Golden Triangle’ tour – India’s must-do itinerary in 1913 as today. In Jaipur, Michael enjoys a gin and tonic in a lavish former palace before learning about the close ties between the rajahs of Jaipur and British royalty. He takes a polo masterclass from a maharaja and enjoys a shower with a difference, courtesy of an elephant.

Continuing east, Michael breaks his journey in drought-prone Bandikui, where he marvels at the extraordinary architecture of one of India’s largest and deepest step wells. In Agra, Michael first glimpses the Taj Mahal from a luxurious hotel room with a view. Heading for a closer look, he learns how this romantic monument built by a Mughal emperor was restored by a British viceroy at the time of his Bradshaw’s guide book. Having pre-ordered an on-train lunch using a mobile app, Michael joins the crowds in ‘unreserved class’ en route to Delhi, where he samples street food in Chandni Chowk before boarding the sparkling new metro towards New Delhi.

Journey’s end is at New Delhi, built to house the rulers of the Raj after the capital moved from Calcutta in 1911 and designed by British architect Edwin Lutyens. But even as the crowds cheered King George V at the Delhi Durbar held the same year, anti-British sentiment was growing and soon after New Delhi was complete, India was granted independence.

90 BBC’s Great Indian Railway Journeys ” Amritsar to Shimla” S01E01

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Guided by his Bradshaw’s 1913 Handbook of Indian, Foreign and Colonial Travel, Michael Portillo travels across India. He embarks on a classic rail journey from Amritsar to Shimla. Along the way, he helps to feed the thousands at the world’s largest free kitchen and travels the railway routes used by millions of migrants partition. He gives his trademark colourful wardrobe an Indian twist and reaches the foothills of the Himalayas, where the epic Kalka to Shimla hill railway carries him to the former summer seat of the British rulers of the Raj.

Published when the British Raj was at its height, Michael’s guide leads him to some of the key locations in India’s 20th-century story, from the massacre in Amritsar in 1919 to the bloody events of partition.

Beginning in the Sikh holy city, Michael is dazzled by the beauty of the Golden Temple and awed by the scale of its langar – the world’s largest free kitchen.

His route then takes him through the Punjab, India’s breadbasket. Michael samples traditional chapattis, has a colourful kurta made up in one of the Punjab’s biggest cloth markets, and can’t resist the foot-tapping rhythms of Punjabi bhangra dancing, made famous by Bollywood. Portillo’s journey also reveals surprises. He uncovers a pioneering women’s medical college in Ludhiana, before plunging into Chandigarh, designed by Le Corbusier as a modernist expression of India’s post-independence future.

At Kalka, Michael glimpses the Himalayas for the first time and joins the 1906-built mountain railway for a stunning climb to Shimla. There, he relives the days when the creme de la creme of expatriate society went to socialise and rule – their exploits recorded by a young Rudyard Kipling.

91 Life as an “Untouchable” in India

21 dec. 2020

In September 2020, 4 upper caste Thakur men allegedly brutally gang-raped and attacked a 19-year-old Dalit woman in India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh. She died because of it and the police hurriedly cremated her without the consent of the family. This tragedy led to India actually being forced to deal with its caste problem. In this documentary, we look at the intersection of caste, gender and violence specifically against Dalit women in India.
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92 Shashi Tharoor interview: How British Colonialism ‘destroyed’ India

8 mrt. 2017

Indian MP Shashi Tharoor talks to Jon Snow on Channel 4 News about British colonial misdeeds and their echoes today. Subscribe for more identity politics: 
‘Britain destroyed India through looting, expropriation – and outright theft – all conducted in a spirit of deep racism and amoral cynicism.’ One man’s blistering critique of our colonialist past by one of the world’s leading diplomats. Shashi Tharoor, now an Indian MP, has just published his latest book on the iniquities of the British Empire. And its themes have echoes today.

93 Debate of Britain’s Colonial legacy and the impact on society today

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Sky News speaks to Shashi Tharoor, author of Inglorious Empire: What The British Did To India, about Britain’s Colonial Legacy and how it is interpreted.
Amit Gupta
The anchor tried so hard….but….one cannot escape the history.
Maddy Cooper
Wow, Tharoor is so articulate and knowledgeable. And he is totally correct; we are not raised and educated to be aware of our criminal history. Churchill is revered as one of the best British prime ministers. Also why must most Sky reporters and many others, interrupt and conduct themselves in such a rude, patronising way
Five Cent
Today the British still have the same mentality, we are lucky that they don’t have the power to do that anymore.
Interviewer is killing me. Who was most to blame, the exploiter or exploited?? Are we seriously asking that question?
Tushar Verdekar
During British rule, there were widespread famines in 1769, 1782, 1791, 1837, 1860, 1865, 1868, 1873, 1876, 1888, 1896, 1899, 1905, and 1943. An estimated 55 to 60 million Indians died in these famines. If mass murder were a sport, this would be a bigger score than Hitler, Stalin, and Pol Pot put together.
Victory V
WHAT A MAN! He knows his stuff, the news a anchor was speechless.
Mehul Jain
I don’t say the British people today are responsible for anything. But the sheer audacity to claim that British Empire was somehow good for india pisses me off to no end and what makes people like Mr. Tharoor raise these issues.
Britain stole $45 trillion from India over 200 years of rule
nabam kamzang
The anchor is ignorant and angry…. even if it was 100 years ago India is still facing the repercussions….
I’m doing A levels History, the course is very good biut they actually don’t teach us jack about Colonial History, there isn’t even an option for Colonial History.
Harsh Vaghela
Shashi just came into beast mode at the end of the video.
Apologetic Voice
Tharor should teach English history to English; the English anchor should learn English from tharor.
hypocrite pig
If the Britishers even had an iota of shame they would have disowned Churchill, instead he is deeply revered. My father lost his two brothers and his father in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, he was just 3. I had expectations from Cameron when he visited the site to pay homage to the victims that he would tender an apology, but he didn’t disappoint being a slave to the throne he is fulfilling his masters commands. I agree the that the present generation of brits don’t owe us any apology, but to dismiss the atrocities of the empire and not even including it in the history books is pure evil. This is why of late Indians are insensitive to the terror attacks taking place in UK, they feel brits had it coming to them
Darren Kelly
Love the way the anchor tries to use the famine in Ireland as an argument that famines happen without British interference and then he is brought back down to earth when he is told that happend because of British policy
Lucky Singh
As an apology Britain should return Kohinoor to India. It was looted from India and should be returned to its rightful owner ie India
John Coleman
On 26 January 1950, Éamon de Valera was asked to be guest of honour at a reception in Birmingham to celebrate the declaration of India as a republic. At first glance it seemed an unusual choice. The organisers were asked why they had not chosen a fellow Indian. Their response was unequivocal: ‘We and the Irish had strong ties of friendship. We suffered under the same tyranny for many centuries. They had the Black and Tans; we had the massacre of Amritsar. They had de Valera and Casement and MacSwiney; we had Gandhi and Nehru and Bose. They had Sinn Féin; we had our National Congress. They had the IRA; we had the INA. It is not only for the smile and the shamrock we know Ireland. It is for the toughness of their leaders and for the rebellion in their hearts.’ Greetings from Ireland 🇮🇪🇮🇳
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Raunak Dubey
Bravo Mr. Tharoor!
sl dot com
This is an eye opener. The atrocities that west has done on humanity is mind boggling. There is a need for a proper research on these topics.
Sky news reporters need to be more respectful .
the anchor failed to answer sashi’s question he felt its better to wind up..
The only thing the U.K. could do is disband into the 4 countries that made it up in the first place. Also give Northern Ireland to its rightful owner🇮🇪
Don Francis
I like how the anchor abruptly stopped the discussion when he was left speechless by the lengthy discourse by Shashi Tharoor 😅
This man deserves to become the Prime Minister of India in near future. India needs brilliant knowledgeable PM instead of just politician.
noend universe
i think british colonial rule over India must be in the history books of all the countries in the world. nobody knew about uk in the world until the went to India and exploited it
Anchor be like: “I tried so hard and got soo far but in the end, it doesn’t even matter.” after being burned by Shashi Tharoor!
The Anchor is probably ashamed or frustrated with the facts .. Just accept the facts , say sorry and move on !!
nabam kamzang
It’s sad there are people like this ignorant anchor…. who will ask Mr. Tharoor… wasn’t there any advantage of colonial rule? But will not be ready to accept the wrong doings of the British empire. This is called educated illiterate.# Denying the truth won’t change the truth#
India cena
Why British people came to India? They all came illegaly? They came to theft Indian precious things Gold, diamonds, other resources. Right absolutely right.
Lukman Nakib
A much long awaited buried truth opened at last,such a brilliant person he is!
Mohammed Asvad
He is really a Prime Minister Material😊
Wonderful! The apologists are out of the woodworks in full flow defending the glorious colonial legacy of the British Empire where the Brits sang kumbaya with the locals and left after some tea. Nothing bad happened.
Minhas Mazhar
Absolutely correct and measured in his response. Love and respect, Mr Thraroor, from Pakistan.
Sahil Jamwal
They were Thieves and a thief never tell about his theft and so they don’t teach about the colonial past of British.
Vishal Joshi
We need more people like tharoor to raise their voice against the british colonialism atrocities we are proud of u sir..
വടി കൊടുത്ത് അടി മേടിച്ചു!
Shashwat Singh
If they have attoned it, Dinkirk would have atleast a single Indian. They want to forget all the wrongs but want to remember that once it was being called great. Seriously is the anchor that foolish or everone there?
Dipak Bhadange
Shashi Tharoor is doing a great job. Not just he wrote that book n bring back the brutal forgotten history, but the way he is taking these foreign talk shows n presenting India s case, is very appreciative.
Pramukh Tiwari
Legend says that the anchor is now trying to learn hindi😆😆
Dinesh Yadav
I’m proud of u shashi
I am living in UK for the last 5 years and I did my graduation with mostly my british friends, worked with them but what they are talking @2:10 is absolutely right. Students aren’t taught the history of colonialism, it ends at Kings such as Richards and Henrys nothing in modern history related to the east india empire and their ill-gotten wealth is taught.
Typical English saying “what if”. We are all referring to what did which is the English colonisation. Not the what if someone else colonisation…
Gagandeep Singh
haha how anchor ended, left with no words
Neelam Tezi
The reporter seems like getting frustrated and boastful by hearing every reply from that man😅
Incredible! The winds of refreshing Truth will sweep across the world, hopefully this great man is starting this wind! The British destroyed China the same way.
Pink Yogi
I love his voice
Mohammed Hussain
Well explained By Dr Tharoor, a highly intellectual person who clearly knows his facts.
Rakidul Alam
Govind Nair
He is quite right …people are not educated about it ….they still see ex colonies through colonial eyes …sometimes so does the rest of the world in fact.
Zakir Shaik
Nailed it Mr shahi
Rajeev Sharma
Superbly articulated Dr Tharoor🙏
Rahul Poral
Destruction level 100
Sarkiri Rongphar
The British rules India for nearly 200 years but the British never looks upon the development of the Karbi (Mikir) Kingdom…
subhankar biswas
History has been told from the eye of the imperialists. That is why, Tharoor thrashes them. Facts are always harsh to be heard.
The roast starts at 7.40 🙂
tranquildays indian tours
The way the anchor winded up and ran!!!🏃🏻‍♂️😂🤣
Haggard Pillock
I have to admit I’m ignorant on this matter, but sad to hear about the numerous deaths that occurred after the partition.
He should be prime minister of India
England should not had fought Germany, it would still have it’s Empire today….I’m laughing….
Hard to argue against any of that. The best argument would have be “It wasn’t me that did that hundreds of years ago”
Sughosh Mundra
I’m proud of him! Thanks for representing the true ideologies!
“This is like saying you’d prefer bring flogged by a whip over being flogged by a cane, I’m sorry I’d rather not be colonized by anybody.” 3:34 Epic.
Shashi is a legend
A List
Amazing end
Otis B Driftwood
Wow! Very impressed by this guy! Truth is always crystal clear when spoken. Presenter is a disgrace
Lesly Chandy
Well said Dr Shashi. The host got a good knowledge of british history.
Tana Kiran
Divide and rule policy is what british did to India. British tried to break India in princely states and divide India on the basis of religion. They were partly successful to do that but soon Indians realised that they should stick together in order to fight against britishers. So dont take the credit for unification. Indians united because of your attrocities and second class treatment on their own land.
Brown Warrior
Amritsar sums it all up in one disgusting incident. I say this as an ex Soldier of the British Army.
Tunir Das
The fact that brits still think that British empire was something that they should be proud of, is diabolical….
Cool, we are being taught about this in school now
Qais-الفارسي البخاري
They always mentions the holocaust which I know was a terrible thing to do…. But the Indians who suffered at that same time is never mentioned in their comomerations. He is right they have statue of animals but not Indian soldiers… In France there are more Indian soldiers buried than British soldiers themselves. Indians have played a big part in helping Britain against Hitler
Gaurav Ghosh
Shashi Tharoor had this journalist for BREAkFAST
Lohith Allada
Thanks to the internet there’s a look into history based on evidence rather than a patronizing tone of story-telling.
@7:40 that’s where the presenter disappears for the rest of the video and remains speechless🙂
Kushal Paul
That warm welcome was so cold
Hn lpd
I need to have this kind of brain.
Nafees Muktadir
As a bengali I think giving back robbed tresures would be a good start••• •••
Travel & Eat with Lalu
He knows what he talking about
Shafquat Zaman Khan
Worst anchor ever! Well done, Dr. Shashi Tharoor! 👍🏽
Nabeel Faris
Shashi tharoor 🔥
Kunal Singh
How is my man Shashi speaking more eloquently than a native English man.
DIDU Games
the anchor seems really frustrated with the well-articulated insults & allegations put forth by Tharoor but still kept his professionalism as a journalist intact. Just imagine if it was Arnab or any of the GODI Media anchors instead of that guy!!!
Sun never set on the British empire even god couldn’t trust English in the dark
rick's bro7
absolutely nailed it,,sashi taroor,,facts,,!!
Phil Corbett-Butler
Ehmmm…. I support the fact that I’m not responsible for what Churchill and the Brits of that time did to India but the host appears to be defending said colonialism. That stuns me. Acknowledgments of the wrongs inflicted upon India are essential! Even if the innumerable concept of reparations aren’t acted upon, at the very least apologies are to be made and lasting partnerships in good faith maintained. Just acknowledge it. That’s a good start, denial and justification are unacceptable.
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Mrun R
Brilliantly said
Ramnik Randhawa
Travel Nature
Vishal Gupta
Sashi can teach English to the Brits. He is so very eloquent!
6:40 yeh because they got rid of most of crimes with operation legacy
Andrean Lobo
absolutely spot on.. nice that the anchor did not interrupt Mr. Tharoor
only falikele
News anchor is very impatient…he still takling when shashi putting his thoughts ..
Akshat S. Dutta
I believe at least a line should be added to British history textbooks” Repeated Plundering of the Bengal Province led to much-increased growth of the British Industrial Revolution”
Hasnat Mohi
I suggest start by taking the Kohinur Diamond from the British crown and give it back to India. Give back all the stolen artifacts first.
Roger Wynne
That is one interesting and intelligent man
നമോളോട കളി 🤣🤣🤣🤣😜😜😜😜🤩🤩🤩🤩
Raghunandan Reddy C
there is no legacy
Ritu Rao
At least a realisation and an atonement is expected. Shashi Tharoor at his best.
take a shot every time the interviewer interrupts Shashi. Ahsjsfhaodhsksdjbfs
The British have amnesia on their history, hence why they don’t teach it in schools, only selective. The way they portrayed Chruchhill in the film was a big lie
Swtank Singh
This man’s intelligence stunned me … I wonder y he is not writing our history books
There’s one instance of Britishers taking 300 ships of gold from Kolkata to uk that was all looted from Indians. A few years ago documents related to this specific shipment were found by someone in the uk.
Saket Nayal
Man his monologue at the end has fire in it do listen it carefully
There were 14 famines in the Indian continent from the 11th to 17th centuries over a period of 2,500yrs long before Britain was invited by the Raj to India for trade.Try peddling your hatred to the Climate Complaints Department.
Sarvesh Kumar
Well articulated, the jorno realised it at the very end as if poping hands up and says… Veryie noice tooowkin tau youw.
Bittu Sid
Bob Singh
Where is the evidence of the destruction of the stuff he’s saying about?
Deepak Thakur
Sad face reporter is destroyed.
Anubhab Das Adhikary
I know it’s rather hard to gulp down your atrocities and massacres Britishers, let alone digesting them!
Soumia Benrekia
The title is a bit misleading, the word “Legacy” is mostly positive.
Mr. Tharoor shreds the counter arguments.
Akshat S. Dutta
6:35 but they do the 19th century and the 20th-century history of colonialism the grim truth is wiped out, British schools should teach from other countries textbooks about colonialism then British public will get the point or they will live a life of ignorance
Prashant rai
Brutal past of Britain, i think rather than feeling worst they are defending that is beyond limit of shamelessness, learn some humanity from Canadian and also they owe us a lot.
Jennifer Gopinath
Wow,mesmerizing & FantaFabulous answer,knowledgeable & to the point! There is nobody to date in the Indian Government who could fight for India with just words/ history at their finger tips! May be Suresh Gopi! Adichuppollichu Monday Dineshaaa!
Akshat S. Dutta
I think this anchor should let Mr Shahi Tharoor speak his whole point before saying anything
Quan Fung
The same mindset of DENIAL about SLAVERING …THE WESTERN NATIONS GOT RICH …THEY THINK ITS WAS ALL RIGHT !!🤣🤣🤣 NOT a hint about all the plundering commited ! 🤣🤣🤣
015 Siddharth Goyal
I don’t understand how Britishers consider their colonial rule as a legacy?
truth media
Full support British rule over india.britian🇬🇧♥️from India🇮🇳
Rizwin KP
Mr. Taroor is indestructible with real knowledge
thomas pollock
good if people like u educate the people thenit will help alot about british brutality
M 0077
It’s come to many peoples attention, What an empire truly is, This is one example when i am truly grateful the social media exists, The true nature of british colonialism must be taught in schools…
Thomas Mahoney
Obviously I agree with the man being interviewed; he is certainly right in saying that the UK did much more wrong than it did right when it came to colonising India, and the citizens of the UK should certainly be aware of the problems the colonisation caused in India as well as the profit it brought to our country. But what I do not agree with is that British people should be apologetic for this colonisation. The Germans for example committed countless atrocities in WW2 (and the UK did during the colonisation), however I would never ask the German people of today to be apologetic for it – they had no say, yet face criticism and prejudice for the event. As Brits we do not, and should not, because like with the actions of other nations, these things happened a long time ago and were not our choice. I agree that our nation committed terrible acts during this time in history, but not that the british people of the 2020s should be apologetic and act as if we are responsible. I am willing to debate this with people, but not if they are condescending and confrontational, like many are these days when a non-mainstream point of view is put forward.
Meer tonen
Even after looting India for 200 years India is the 6th largest economy in the world and Britain 5th largest and by the end of this year India will overtake Britain to become the 5th largest within 72 years of independence. It’s really shameful for Britain.
That guy got destroyed
Koteswara Rao Bondada
Forgot to mention on my earlier comment, my uncle Capt Papa Rao ( Indian National Army) imprisoned in Andaman Jail later on he died, his wife whereabouts not known, recently we came to know that she died in old age home. Very sad and painful, these kind of facts and stories are many. Many families ruined.
Anfield Biker
The only time a British journalist had to refer a dictionary .
Taint ABird
What an articulate man.
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I’m Indian and even I didn’t know that. Wow!!!😮
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Keh ke leli momint
Vaanya *
The anchor is needlessly smug. How can anyone take such a self-righteous tone, when speaking about the cruel colonization of another country?
kunjan sharma
love Shashi Tharoor
Anthony Inger
My violin has just committed suicide.
Sandeep Mourya
Obnoxious is correct adjective for Anchor.
Asif Khan
We mark the Holocaust every year but to mention the British Empire is uncomfortable?
vipan puri
They left nothing behind my friend British took even stone from temple
Prashant Jetli
The anchor ran out of gas eventually
fabiola fernandes
Awesome replies … we do have intelligent people in india .. true politicians….not just the looters that everyone can see taking a world tour…
Sashi Taroor is a genius Yet India Ellected Modi Says slot about India education system and media spim
Kathan Shah
PCB has left the chat
Sreerag Raghunathan
First and foremost, scrap common wealth games. The name itself is a slander
70 million people’s amnesia negates over a billion people’s memory apparently.
Ashish Bagade
Okay so it was Indian soldiers who stopped German advance at Ypres….bloody britishers never told that
the likes are for Shashi, not sky news
Vinit Kumar
Colonial legacy? Seriously ;/
Ecclesiastes 8:9
Kudos to Shashi Tharoor for speaking out the truth
Hamza Hassan
Colin got schooled more imporantly awareness needs to spread accross the world… Wel said shashi
Mickal Meitei
we indian will make sure after 20 to 30 years later 70% of british will work under indian. even god can’t trust british in dark lol
Ravikiran Nande
This anchor can not be a human being. He is shamelessly asking who was to blame? The exploited or the exploiters?
Ravi Sadana
Not saying “sorry”, but to return all the art entities that the Brits stole and shipped off to London. Even a temple from South India which the British Museum is putting on display now in the India Hall, British Museum , thinking enough time has elapsed to make the Indian public disregardful of the theft
Idea lives off donations Britain have always been giving india donations ever since it left and they built a rocket for space WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Knowledge Planet
British came to India to loot all resources etc they even did not leave a Gemstone shame on Britain.
Gunjan RL
He just ended the reporter in the last bit… what a legend.
Britain is nowhere near india now and india is gonna be much developed,
WK Chan
Look at what England did to China, Middle East, Africa… etc can one then summarize that England was an evil empire?
Sam Lee
Daniel the Spaniel – who designed caste system based on birth? Risley. who created upper and lower castes? Brits, who gave jobs to upper castes only? Brits. Who brought in feudal system who exploited lower castes and took away their assets? the brits “raj”
Gurban Abdullazade
What glorious empire demon empire , anti-human empire they stole resources from 60 countries and now they don’t even give residency to them
sunil dutt
I think anchor tried to cut his speech but cant’t do it
zafanya francis merugu
Mr Tharoor must be ashamed of the statements, without the British the caste system that dictated the live of millions. The reforms that the British brought to the Indian tyranny was much needed. Sure he would not see any benefits from the empire because it didn’t benefit his class Ann his ancestors.
Anubhab Das Adhikary
The British should be shamed of their history!
Raj Singh
Why u entered india without permission
Interviewer I think embarrased himself. Its wrong to deny sense. I don’t think there is any shame admitting our ancestors were morally bankrupt and criminally minded.
Vijay Gupta
Outstanding Dr Tharoor as Indian expects at least a sorry from Britishers.
Anita Kay
the british anchor was completely shut DOWN!! go shashi!
Ashish Bagade
45 trillion USD in 200 years….Thats what british looted
Waaiz Ahmed
When did the sins of the father become my problem.
akash gautam
1 Indian vs whole Britishers
sara vamshikrishna
May be I’m a bit naive but the govt of India should take its stance in this matter. Perhaps it should come out of useless commonwealth.
Bhavishya Amagoni
Why cant shahsi tharoor be indias prime minister.
Himanshu Dubey
The anchor interrupted rudely to prevent Shashi from making his arguments. However , he didn’t manage to conceal the awful history of British people , marked by loot, exploitation and dehumanisation of cultured, , affluent , welcoming and knowledge centric Indians.
Girish Altekar
The British were previous China
WrOnG TaRgeT
Shut up Sterling!!
Ashis Tripathy
money is also very important. ur saying not doesn’t matter
A KMX838
I cannot understand why this guy does not go for the India Congress leadership??? Imagine how Dr Shashi would cut Modi down to size…
Prabhu Subramani
Fentaboules Dr. 🆒️🖐
Sharad Jain
Now British anchors are trying so much to hide what their country has done to the world.
Shirish Mandke
Shashi Tharoor, author What The British Did To India, about Britain’s Colonial Legacy and how it is interpreted. Great orator from India . Thanks to Shashi Tharoor . The colonial legacy includes suppressing our History of freedom struggle of India . e g Vasudev Balavant Phadke the worrier against tyrants who shifted , to Eden and he died there in jail . This was documented in movie naming the revolutionary . Even a fort Called Bhairavgadh in Malshej Ghat near Mumbai , some top steps made in rock at top of pinnacle of fort , where great Vasudev used as shelter , the steps were blasted by then rulers , so that no one can reach the fort top . Now one needs to climb, by assuming the removed steps as they exist .
Meer tonen
Kartikeya Sinha
Indians are good at forgiving and forgetting. We must forgive but not forget- Shashi Tharoor
Himanshu Dubey
The current British government should invite Shahi to honour them some wisdom by rewriting their history books in school. That’s how a new breed of modest humans can be created in Britain 🇬🇧 in this century!
Kuldeep Tiwari
Robbers in White collar with sweet poisoned tongue
Darshan Pitale
Hi can u give me the movie name which the small clip as shown in this video
Hemal M
The reporter didn’t stand a chance.
Ashish Bagade
Even after all this looting…they are NOT EVEN the biggest economy of Europe…I would say our wealth has not been put in proper use lol…Indian stopped the german advance…Always thought Indians were waaayyy to involved in that war but never heard about them…out us…our people
Noob Master123
We should celebrate our independence day in 2047 as the centenary of the end of Britain as a superpower.
Kartikeya Sinha
Why isn’t Colonial history taught in UK schools ?
ASH sharma
The anchor doesn’t like to hear the truth. As they say the truth is always bitter. The British looted INDIA end of.
Empires do bad things ;-;
Shashi JackSparrow
I really support Mr Shashi tarror darengly talk to the British anchor about the atorisites during the colonial era which the British did divide and rule policies I don’t respect the British I support the world leaders like tun Dr mahathir robert.mugabe of Zimbabwe and president idi Amin of Uganda they hate the British yes it’s true.the atrocities what they did in asia.the karma is.wacking them british
Should have fought harder……..
vishnu Kanwar
Ghar mein ghus ke mara.
Satya Narayana
Famines were became man made disasters
Ahmed Hassan
He made both India and Pakistan pround by making britishers shut up on their own policy and the injustice they’ve done to indo-pak subcontinent.
ask him about Kashmir
The anchor’s words cannot change the truth.. If not consciously, their subconscious mind is aware of how horrible their ancestors were.. We need great leaders like Shashi Sir to remind the British what a brutal leaders their ancestors have been..
razamataz firzam
35 million dead via proxy – holocaust x6
Harkewal Maan
From 3:30 to 3:35 what did he speaks please anybody can help me??
Gamer Lion
59 dislikes are people from Britishers
Atul Kumar
phatt gyi anchor ki hahhahahhah
My local library has 4 copies of his book and I don’t live in the UK, US, India or Europe. Guess the book tour amid his controversial, hate filled ‘facts’ is paying off, eh Shashi?
Vijayant Rai
Steven Gruber
Why did China suffer the same decline as Inida even though it wasn’t under British rule? The truth is that Europe, and Britain in particular, was on a steep upwards trajectory with regards to technical innovation and industrialisation and China and India were being left behind. If India really was so rich and powerful it would have easily expelled the British.
Can anyone tell me where the aid money to India goes? All countries pay India £billions each year. Britain alone pays approx £280 million per year. In 2010, other countries paid £54 billion. Did the money go on projects to alleviate drought in India? Were many dams built? Please I want to know.
Palak Sehgal
Handful of people???
thomas pollock
dont forget ireland
Nishith Sharma
Anchor is unrepentant and ignorant of the Indian colonial past. Shame on such Britishers.
Jason Asir
One hard truth, actually British didn’t intend to that either. Before British India wasn’t India. Wholly called as Hindustan or India for identification like we call US America as America today…
Irfan Kabir
And the west say that they are sophisticated and civilized.😤😤👿👿👿👿👿
Jews are depicted as gods send men in the bible so that’s why Jews always get attention more than other races. Also, that’s not the case in reality. Christians always attentive towards Jews because of bible itself
my surly trucker
And Scotland is still being asset stripped today ,free Scotland.
David Conway
7:48 not about money yet the next queued up video has this guy asking for reparations. Hilarious.
bhootpurv manusya
the anchor had a point there.
What no-one seems to realize in the shaming of the British people, is that the majority of the British were working class and sacrificed in wars and impoverishment. Along with their brothers in India.
The ignorance of the British on their colonial past is a joke what they done to the people of India and Ireland for example are a shame and a disgrace.
gerard dearie
Tharoor trying to imply India was as technologically advanced as the European powers is pure fantasy and jingoism; it was the Renaissance, and the scientific and industrial revolutions which allowed the European powers to colonise.
The interviewer knows nothing about the history which is why Shashi is able to get away with his many lies.
WK Chan
As arrogant as ever.
Suzie M
Ask Iran and Afghanistan for atonement too. Why did Indians fight for the Empire? Also the Raj in India was a tiny population with an overstretched supply line. Why didn’t the Indians just kick them out. I don’t think my ancestors living in dire poverty in the industrial towns of England and Scotland saw trickledown. It was only after we gave up the empire that my class saw an improvement.
Mani Dwivedi
Britain is a poor country.. majority of the teenage British girl can’t afford sanitary pads..
Gavin Wilkinson
Those who instigated and benefitted from the British Raj were a very small elite and are long gone. They’re the same ruling class who also exploited the British working classes for centuries. I see no reason for the decedent’s of the British working classes who saw no benefits from the empire and were too busy trying to survive themselves to apologise to anyone. From my experience of young working and middle class Brits of the modern day not one of them is proud of the rule over India or colonialism in general, far from it. At best they take solice that we weren’t as intentionally barbaric as some other imperial Europeans but not one of them would champion the behaviour of the old upper classes. I think the hate towards modern day Brits is frankly ridiculous. I do not feel any desire to ask Italians, French or Scandinavians to apologise for their violent invasions followed by barbaric forceful rule and exploitation of the native Brits and their country as I recognise that their populations have long since moved on and have no link to that period in history.
Rust in Peace
This sounds all true. We could say the same but just a bit further back in time. Romans, French, Vikings. Name a country that hasn’t been treated exactly the same way. Our History lessons should be more transparent to our colonial past.
Captain Price
This guy is teaching Indians and Pakistanis to hate Britain whether he means to or not. British empire is over and should be learnt in classrooms but should be left in the classrooms. Bringing up every country that invaded each other in history will create a world where every country hates each other.
Jamieke Barrett
The main thing I realize when people are debating the British empire nobody wants to talk about the Atlantic slave trade nor the massacre’s Western Indians they mostly want to talk about India when other colonies suffered terribly
Md. Modassir Hassan
We don’t need any apologies from today’s British people but a sense of something wrong had done by their forefathers! Asked any Indian+Pakistani common people, the pain of partition of 1947?
Gerry Gill
See no evil,hear no evil…..
Red Sea Drifter
I am sorry …..I was Indian and I don’t agree .this guy Is making Indians look and sound desperate for some kinda apologie… I don’t think he understands history he might know it but doesn’t get it.If it wasn’t for the brits it would have been some other nation simple as that …if India had the market and we did …we would have did something to stop the brits from stealing but we didn’t …. that’s how History was stealing and getting rich and it was admirable back than it’s not Britain’s history it’s the history of human species…this guy should shut up and let Indians do what they r doing right now show the world how good they r…
rona band kar bc shashi…biwi ka murder karke hero ban raha hai
Andy CowBoy
The British Empire wasn’t the first Empire to Control India
ajk ajk
Today in the UK they have the nerve to criticise immigration. First it was people from the west indies _Pakistan _ India _Bangladesh and now its the turn of the Eastern Europeans. The cheek of it. The immigrants are taking my job. I left at 16 with no qualifications and Dr patel and Dr ahmed are taking my jobs. Nurse Sheila and nurse kaur are taking my job.
Tony T
There are two types of people in the world ,those under a empire and those who have a empire I’m proud to be in the latter
i think he slightly exaggerates how little indias participation in war etc is taught in the uk, the participation of the raj is a substantial focus in my experience, as well as the ANZAC and canadian. however he is correct where a formal apology is deserved but i dont think he understands that most brits know and appreciate indias contributions to the empire in the 20th century
Saeed Khan
If India was the richest country under the Muslim Rule, I think, not only Britain, but also India (Bharat) need to apologize for distorting the Indian Muslim Rule.
Isla Ikrami
This man deserves to be the PM of India not the joker in power now!
I pray coronavirus destroy England.
The main question is; Wht did British did to the world? India, Irak, Egypt, China, Hong Kong, Pakistan…
Lord Ashbury
The main problem with this argument is his assumption of India upon the arrival of the East India Company as ‘The richest country in the world’. India wasn’t a country in any sense of the word throughout Britain’s time in India. This is why Britain was able to exploit India in the first place. It was a vast collection of states containing a variety of languages, cultures, religions and competing interests that the British inserted themselves into. One of the main reasons the Sepoy Rebellion in the 1857 failed is because there was no real concept of Indian nationhood and one part of India saw themselves as distinct culturally to other parts. Britain could never have succeeded in ruling over such a vast number of people with such little manpower had a concept of Indian nationhood been present. China is the greatest example of this. China was just as rich in resources as India and Britain did use its superior technology to force trade concessions but it could never realistically take over China in the same way it did India due to its tradition of being a unified state. I’m in no way detracting from the many negatives of British rule in India that he pointed out, by the way, I’m simply saying we need to understand the situation as it was at the time. The painful truth I’m afraid is that India is only ‘united’ in part now because Britain forced this unity through the Raj. ~ Doing a PhD on the East India Company and the Indian textile industry
Vishal Pal
the best thing british did to India is partition
Dimitrios Desmos
This guy does not have an honest heart…i dont understand his agenda, but, i would rather have heard such things from a more sincere good soul….this one, does not register right.
Nucking Futs
The Indians can only lecture people if they prove they didn’t conquer others. Since they did, that means the only reason they didn’t conquer Britain was because they didn’t have the means, not because they’re morally superior.
Lewis Taylor
“the world’s leading steel manufacturers” that couldn’t be more wrong, India wasn’t even 1% of steel manufacturing, Britain, Germany, the US and France were the leaders by far
Enigma Man
Another sad Indian crying for what did the moguls not do more damage at least the British Empire built infrastructure and and paved the way for India to prosper as a developed country
Daniel Bostock
Britain was the best at it, we had the biggest army. Besides, We are not morally responsible for the bad practices of people generations ago. British colonialism made the world a better place.

94 Megacity Mumbai – From slums to skyscrapers | DW Documentary

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29 jan. 2022

Mumbai is a city of contrasts. Here, the super-rich and slum dwellers live side by side. As more and more luxury skyscrapers go up, slums are forced to make way for them. Conflicts ensue. So what is life like, in a megacity with 20 million inhabitants?
In Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum, more than a million people live in extremely crowded conditions. But the neighbourhood is dynamic. We meet Mahesh, 27, who was born in the slum and has never left. Today, he runs a recycling plant that employs about 20 people. Dharavi’s shadow economy is said to bring in 800 million euros a year. However, the future of the neighbourhood is uncertain, as it sits on valuable property — located right in the city centre. With the support of local authorities, real estate magnate Babulal Varma is tearing down slums to build luxury housing for the upper classes. Will Dharavi survive? 
Mumbai is already one of the most populous cities in the world. By 2035, the population is projected to rise drastically — to 30 million. The city’s inevitable expansion affects not only the people who live there, but also the forests that surround it. These include the “Sanjay Gandhi National Park”. Now, the leopards living in the park have started to make regular forays into new housing developments, looking for food. They attack stray dogs, as well as humans. As urbanization continues, the conflict between humans and wild animals is sure to become more dire.
Crocodile Whispers
I can’t imagine the minds that would change in the States if many people had to live in the slums of Mumbai for just a week. The perseverance of the human spirit in Mumbai is something else. Much respect to the residents of the city.
Irina Schmidt
Sickening how they told that family what to say and poorly trying to manipulate the media. Thank you for this exceptional documentary
DW! you have done it again. Every story you produce is always engaging and interesting. Such a wide variety of gripping topics. Great job as always.
Spring Break
What an absolutely lovely place! I trust that most of the inhabitants there continue to prioritize having as many children as possible, in order to maximize enjoyment of this modern utopia.
I highly recommend the book ‘maximum city’ about Mumbai to learn more about just how insane it is
Mihai B
Minute 13:30 was heartbreaking, we all hope for a better world, but it takes time and generations…
Empire Iran persian
India is a country where there is a big difference between rich and poor Like most Third World countries, some countries have more and some less Like my country But I think in India this difference is much bigger
Am&lm 0
Lived there with my family for 18 months back in 2015/2016 Surreal to say the least. I miss it sometimes 😉
Marisa Zapparoli
what a difference with us westerners. we are emancipated we have everything they are satisfied with the little that year but they are happier than us westerners. greetings from Italy.
Lars Stougaard
This documentary is Mega 🔥
Hindutva must be eradicated
I’ve seen people in many cities, even today, rushing with buckets, canes and containers to fill them with water for their household and shops. Lower access to fresh and clean water is a big issue, especially drinking water, soon India will run out of water and where there is no water, the society will collapse, people will fight over water and will drink cool-aid instead around the Indian ocean which consists of saltwater.
Jairo Fredrick
Pretty much my upbringing in Kibera Slums in Kenya 🇰🇪 (largest in Africa), but my bro and I worked so hard to change the narrative.
spunky sparks
Mumbai is on my bucket list. India in general is on my bucket list. So exotic.
electro mega
Mumbai, the Indian “dream” and the Indian Nightmare in the same place and at the same time.