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, director-general of BBC, the Indian high commission had stated that the BBC was "clearly in breach of the agreement that you had entered into, completely negating our constructive and proactive facilitation".
04:43 AM, Jan 18, 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 Jeremy Clarkson saying, "The Government is not responsible for editorial decisions made by the BBC or any media organisation....
08:28 AM, Jan 13, 2012
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 one point, the controversial presenter ridiculed the unhygienic conditions and lack of sanitation among the poor by driving around...
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