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First Person

EP2 : I Witnessed Operation Blue Star

2023 • 15M • 1 Season • Politics

Political • Mystery • War & Conflict • Informative

In his five-decade-long career, veteran journalist thor Satish Jacob covered some of the most tumultuous events in the history of independent India. 30 years ago, the then BBC Deputy Chief for India, Jacob was one of the few journalists to witness the infamous Operation Blue Star at Amritsar. This is his account of a day that shook India.

Season 1

1. Cdr Abhilash Tomy
Episode 1 | 10min
2. I Witnessed Operation Blue Star
Episode 2 | 15min
3. Syed Kirmani – India's Greatest Cricketing Triumph
Episode 3 | 14min
4. Mahasweta Ghosh – India's first woman to conquer the Sahara
Episode 4 | 10min
5. A S Kalkat - The Man Who Led India's only Foreign War
Episode 5 | 16min
6. Naela Quadri - The woman standing up to the Pakistan army
Episode 6 | 13min
7. Ricky Kej - The Indian who won three Grammy Awards
Episode 7 | 15min
8. The extraordinary life of Metro Man E Sreedharan
Episode 8 | 12min
9. GBS Sidhu – The Man Who Uncovered The Khalistan Conspiracy
Episode 9 | 12min
10. We'll Ensure Hamas Never Attacks us Again: Israel Envoy
Episode 10 | 10min
11. MK Narayanan-Why India Didn't Retaliate After 26/11
Episode 11 | 9min
12. The 26/11 Hostage Negotiator
Episode 12 | 12min
13. Unbreakable
Episode 13 | 11min
14. Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia – How the Indian Army saved Maldives
Episode 14 | 16min