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Asad Umar HARDtalk interview

‘Too long for our broadcast slot’: BBC explains removal of Jadhav’s name from Asad Umar interview

After receiving a severe backlash from Pakistani Twitterati, the BBC on Thursday gave a clarification, which it termed as a "simple technical explanation" for removing Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadav's mention from the interview of Finance Minister Asad Umar. During a TV interview for BBC’s renowned show HARDtalk, the host, Stephen Sackur, posed a range of questions of national importance to the Pakistani finance minister. Nevertheless, the TV version of the interview did not contain the part related to the Indian spy, who…