NewsX has launched a new show ‘Decode India with MJ Akbar’, wherein the guest will lead the questions and discussions. The show will see veteran journalist MJ Akbar taking up current issues of national significance and demystifying them for the viewer with an investigative and informative show that is backed by the expertise, knowledge and journalistic experience of the host.
The weekly show will be aired on NewsX on Sundays at 10:00 am and 10:00 pm. Each episode will feature an illustrious and high profile guest, along with Akbar, who plays the role of a well-informed viewer. The guest will question, argue, give his opinion and probe Akbar on the topic. The inaugural episode of the 30-minute weekly show featured lawyer and politician Ram Jethmalani, who discussed if there should be a referendum in Kashmir on the Indian Army.
Akbar has an experience of more than 40 years. Currently, Editorial Director of The Sunday Guardian newspaper, he is the Founder Editor of The Asian Age and The Telegraph newspapers. Besides being the Editorial Director of India Today magazine and The Deccan Chronicle newspaper in the past, Akbar has written several non-fiction books as well.