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Audio podcast: Another climate summit big on words, small on action
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Ashraf Engineer November 6, 2021 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. You would have heard about the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, popularly known as COP26, that was inaugurated in Glasgow, Scotland,...
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Audio podcast: ‘If govt does not invest in every child’s early education, the nation will lose out’
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Ashraf Engineer November 3, 2021 Quality education in early childhood lays the developmental foundation for a lifetime and positively impacts society and the economy. But there is great dichotomy in education delivery in India – it ranges from sub-par in...
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Audio podcast: Aryan Khan’s arrest puts NDPS Act under scrutiny
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Ashraf Engineer October 30, 2021 Episode transcript Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The arrest of Shah Rukh Khan’s son, Aryan, the convoluted probe, the revelations about the investigating officer, the allegations and counter-allegations make...
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Audio podcast: ‘It’s under siege, but Urdu can be the medicine for the pandemic of hate’
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Ashraf Engineer October 27, 2021 In the current political climate, Urdu is made out to be the language of Muslims only rather than one that cuts across religious and social groups. It is being used as yet another tool to...
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Audio podcast: In Kashmir, it’s time for minds and hearts, not guns and handcuffs
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Ashraf Engineer October 23, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Kashmir has witnessed a surge in violence over the past few weeks with a steep rise in militant attacks on civilians and a wide-ranging...
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Audio podcast: Why India needs accessible, affordable healthcare diagnostics
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Ashraf Engineer October 20, 2021 Diagnostics comprise less than 5% of hospital costs but their findings influence 60%-70% of healthcare decision-making. India has among the lowest spends on diagnostics in the world due to lack of affordability, accessibility and awareness....
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Gandhi never asked Savarkar to pen mercy pleas; the Sangh is trying to falsify history
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Tushar Gandhi October 18, 2021 Many untruths have been propounded to justify Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s murder. They have been repeated so often that people have started believing them. This is a time-tested strategy used by the Sangh Parivar to falsify...
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Audio podcast: What does the coal crisis mean for you?
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Ashraf Engineer October 16, 2021 Episode transcript Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. India is facing an unprecedented coal shortage that can slow the post-COVID economic recovery, impact already-strained household budgets and dim the lights...
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Audio podcast: Tribals, the forgotten Indians
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Ashraf Engineer October 13, 2021 No one thinks or writes about districts like Gadchiroli and Chandrapur that have large tribal populations. The tribal regions in these districts are mainly underdeveloped, lacking basic facilities like healthcare. There are other issues: lack...
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Audio podcast: The BJP finds a new ‘anti-national’ – the farmer
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Ashraf Engineer October 9, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Farmers in India have been protesting for over a year against three agriculture laws that they believe will leave them at the mercy of...
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