Sandip Roy en Speedy Evacuation In India Saves Lives During Cyclone Cyclone Phailin slammed into the east coast of India over the weekend. It caused widespread destruction of property, but minimal loss of life. Indians are surprised and pleased at how well the government's evacuation effort worked. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 08:21:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 25451 at An Affair to Remember in Pre-Independence India <em>For Valentine's Day, </em>Morning Edition<em> commentator Sandip Roy shares a family love story from 70 years ago.</em><p>I always knew that my mother's aunt Debika was the most beautiful of all the great-aunts. I didn't know that when she was young, she jumped off a moving train for love.<p>She is now 90. Bent with age, she shuffles with a walker. But she's still radiant, her hair perfectly dyed.<p>It sounds like a typical Bollywood story. Boy meets girl in pre-independence India. They fall in love. Her family says no way. The boy came from the same clan. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 07:59:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 7258 at An Affair to Remember in Pre-Independence India