Calls to overhaul toxic TV debates after death of Congress official

Discussions on Indian television about the news never cease to shock viewers.

A woman panellist was slapped on a live telecast in 2018. The following year, a glass of water was flung at a panellist. Last month, a particularly shocking expletive was blurted.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 23, 2020, with the headline 'Calls to overhaul toxic TV debates after death of Congress official'. Subscribe