JEREMY CLARKSON

  • BBC rapped over latest Top Gear 'racial' slur July 29, 2014

    London: Britain's broadcasting watchdog criticised the BBC on Monday after Jeremy Clarkson, presenter of motoring programme Top Gear, used an "offensive racial term" in an episode on Myanmar. Regulator Ofcom said that Clarkson's use of the word "slope", as slang for a person of Asian origin, was potentially offensive and that...
  • Victoria Beckham is world's least fun celebrity October 25, 2012

    London: Singerfashion designer Victoria Beckham has been voted the world's least fun celebrity in a poll. The 38yearold mother of four, who is often termed as stonyfaced for not smiling, beat the likes of Jeremy Clarkson, Tom Cruise and Madonna in the survey, reported Sun online. Despite often giving the appearance...
  • Did not insult India, insists BBC Top Gear January 18, 2012

    London: The producers of the controversial Top Gear BBC programme have defended itself against a complaint from the Indian high commission that its December episode focused on the country was "offensive". In its January 6 letter to the programme's producer Chris Hale, and copied to Mark Thompson, directorgeneral of...
  • British PM refuses to apologise for BBC show January 13, 2012

    New Delhi: A diplomatic row has been brewing over BBC's auto show 'Top Gear'. British Prime Minister David Cameron has refused to apologise for a special episode, which portrays India in a poor light, saying it's a matter for the BBC to handle. The Downing Street has refused to censure host...
  • Apologise for offensive show, India tells BBC January 12, 2012

    London: India has demanded an apology from the BBC over its presenter Jeremy Clarkson mocking Indian culture during a Christmas special programme while driving around the county, calling it a "breach" of agreement. Clarkson, one of the highest paid BBC presenters known for his controversial comments, presented the Top Gear programme,...
  • BBC host in racism row after mocking India December 31, 2011

    London: Controversial TV personality Jeremy Clarkson has once again been accused of racism after mocking Indian culture in a 'Top Gear' Christmas Special on BBC. Viewers were furious after Clarkson staged a series of 'Carry On' style digs at India's trains, toilets, clothing, food and history, The Daily Mail reported. At...