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Shraddha Walkar died again at the hands of media and on social platforms
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Ashraf Engineer November 26, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The gruesome murder of Shraddha Walkar by her live-in partner Aftab Poonawalla has justifiably shocked the nation. Aftab chopped Shraddha’s body into...
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‘Social justice is entwined with the climate conversation’
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Ashraf Engineer November 23, 2022 The climate crisis is also a justice crisis. Across India, in the name of development, the government refuses to listen to communities most affected by climate impacts – tribals driven out of their forest homes...
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India will have 5 crore internal climate refugees by 2050
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Ashraf Engineer November 19, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference or Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change –...
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‘Many reasons for the Great Resignation, from self-exploration to boredom and FOMO’
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Ashraf Engineer November 16, 2022 The ‘Great Resignation’ is well and truly on. Several people are quitting their jobs, choosing to prioritise themselves, their passions or simply dump the traditional definition of achievement for whatever counts as happiness for them....
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Why is justice so elusive for rape victims?
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Ashraf Engineer November 12, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. A few days ago, the Supreme Court acquitted three men who were on death row for raping and killing a 19-year-old woman...
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‘No point complaining, industry must work with academia to produce employable engineers’
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Ashraf Engineer November 9, 2022 Business leaders have been vocal about colleges producing engineers that are not industry-ready or employable. Indian engineering education falls short on various parameters, from a syllabus that does not include analytical or critical skill development...
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Underperforming and underinvested, India’s infrastructure needs transformation
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Ashraf Engineer November 5, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The collapse of the bridge in Morbi, Gujarat, that killed at least 135 people and the frequent accidents befalling the Vande Bharat...
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‘Like Iran, if India becomes theocratic, there will be more moral policing of women’
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Ashraf Engineer November 2, 2022 The protests led by women, demanding the right to not wear the hijab and other freedoms, in Iran are being watched with great interest in India. In India, too, women are leading movements asserting their...
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Let’s take a look at India’s festival economy
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Ashraf Engineer October 29, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. We’re just coming out of the festive season, with Christmas still to go. As always, it’s been a time to spend for...
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‘There’s a cost in the form of emissions to e-commerce deliveries; EVs are part of the answer’
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Ashraf Engineer October 26, 2022 India logs 2.6 billion e-commerce deliveries a year and the last-mile emissions per delivery, 285 gCO2, are way higher than the global average of 204 gCO2. Five cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Chennai...
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