Named one of India's most influential people by the Guardian, Businessweek and Asiaweek, Tarun J Tejpal is a journalist, novelist and founder of Tehelka, one of India's leading news magazines that is renowned for its aggressive public interest journalism.
Based on actual events, The Story of my Assassins is a thriller that takes us from the lavish, hedonistic palaces of India's elite to its seediest slums.
Tarun will be in conversation with Director and founder of the Institute of Ideas and BBC commentator, Claire Fox.
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