All Indians Matter

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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Audio podcast: What it’ll take to revive Indian arts and handicrafts
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Ashraf Engineer October 6, 2021 India’s 68 lakh artisans and artists account for the country’s second largest unorganised sector. It can contribute much to the economy but it requires work on several fronts – brand creation, efficient fabrication processes and,...
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Audio podcast: Govt wants to use AI, data to solve farm woes. Can it succeed?
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Ashraf Engineer October 2, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. We are seeing the increasing use of data across industries – from engineering to aviation and healthcare to marketing. So why not agriculture? To...
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Audio podcast: Across low- and middle-income nations, COVID-19 hurt women and children the most
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Ashraf Engineer September 29, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic was most devastating for women, children and adolescents, especially in low and middle-income countries. And these experiences were similar across these regions. Poor mental health, disruptions to education, loss of income and...
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Audio podcast: How bringing fuel under GST would lower prices
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By Ashraf Engineer September 25, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Recently, there has been a lot of talk about bringing petrol and diesel under the purview of the Goods and Services Tax, better...
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