India: Tax ‘Raids’ on BBC Look Like Vendetta, is Russian-Style Intimidation: Lionel Barber, Ex-Editor, FT



One of Britain’s most highly regarded editors, who served for 15 years as the Editor-in-Chief of the Financial Times, says the tax surveys against BBC offices in Delhi and Mumbai – which many people view as raids – “look like a vendetta” and is “certainly intimidation”. Lionel Barber says that this treatment of the BBC is “reminiscent of the Soviet Union”.