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Gandhi at Independence – Part 2: ‘From today, you have to wear the crown of thorns’
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This is the conclusion of a two-part series on how Gandhi spent the days leading up to Independence and just after. Tushar A Gandhi August 15, 2021 Delhi was lit up and preparations to usher in India’s freedom were in...
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Gandhi at Independence – Part 1: ‘As long as my faith burns bright, I shall be alive in the grave’
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This is the first of a two-part series on how Gandhi spent the days leading up to Independence and just after. The second part will be published tomorrow. Tushar A Gandhi August 14, 2021 August 1947 A correspondent from Hyderabad...
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Audio podcast: Supreme Court should walk the talk on police torture
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Ashraf Engineer August 14, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. A few days ago, Chief Justice NV Ramana served a warning about torture in police custody. “The threat to human rights and bodily integrity...
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Audio podcast: Why women-led movements are on the rise
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Ashraf Engineer August 11, 2021 Since the resistance against the Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens began, women have led at least 426 protests across India. Navsharan Singh (pictured above), a women’s rights and human rights scholar and...
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Audio podcast: Climate change is altering the Indian monsoon
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Ashraf Engineer August 7, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. It’s been a harrowing monsoon for many parts of the country. The torrential rain had killed at least 112 people at the time of...
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Audio podcast: Why are there so many mega IPOs now?
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Ashraf Engineer August 4, 2021 PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Zomato’s was the first in a series of mega IPOs lined up for launch. Paytm and LIC are among the ones to watch now. The stock markets, a contrast to the real economy...
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Audio podcast: Explained – Assam-Mizoram border dispute and other such standoffs
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Ashraf Engineer July 31, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. A few days ago, an ages old boundary dispute between Assam and Mizoram erupted all over again. Violent clashes at the states’ border killed...
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Audio podcast: ‘Sport should be run as a business’
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Ashraf Engineer July 28, 2021 Despite heroic individual and team performances, India hasn’t performed well at the Olympics overall – winning only 28 medals before Tokyo. Our athletes haven’t had the best infrastructure or support from federations. What does it...
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Audio podcast: Why the BJP government is targeting Amnesty International
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Ashraf Engineer July 24, 2021 PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Over the past few days, as the media blew the lid off the Pegasus internal surveillance operation, the Bharatiya Janata Party government...
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Audio podcast: Living with cleft lip and palate in India
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Ashraf Engineer July 21, 2021 July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month. In India, 35,000 children are born with clefts every year. Those untreated face difficulty in eating, breathing, hearing and speaking, greatly affecting their ability to...
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