All Indians Matter

Audio podcast: How the pandemic widened the wealth chasm
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Ashraf Engineer July 17, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer The maxim that a pandemic affects everyone, but doesn’t affect everyone equally couldn’t be more true. And it couldn’t get starker than it did...
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Audio podcast: How your consumption choices can help save the planet
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Ashraf Engineer July 14, 2021 While consumption drives the economy, it has a destructive impact on the environment. India’s aggressive economic focus over the past few decades has been accompanied by alarming ecological destruction. How does what you consume impact...
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Audio: What Father Stan Swamy’s death says about us
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Ashraf Engineer July 10, 2021 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. If you were to believe the Indian government, then an 84-year-old Jesuit priest who suffered from such advanced Parkinson’s Disease that he...
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Why should the state regulate marriages?
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Tushar Gandhi July 8, 2021 One would never have thought that with who you fall in love with or marry would matter to anyone but the couple and their immediate families. But, like everything else in ‘New’ India, even this...
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Audio podcast: Why women entrepreneur networks matter
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Ashraf Engineer July 7, 2021 In a societal and business landscape loaded against them, strong networks are vital for women entrepreneurs to support each other and grow their businesses. Such networks help not just by presenting opportunities, but also through...
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Audio podcast: The Indian government vs Twitter
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Ashraf Engineer July 3, 2021 PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The battle between the Indian government and Twitter is blowing up. Recently, the Uttar Pradesh government – ruled by the same party...
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Audio podcast: Why you should care about Whatsapp’s lawsuit against the government
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  Ashraf Engineer June 30, 2021 Whatsapp’s case against the new digital rules is important for India’s internet future. WhatsApp argues that the rules violate privacy rights. This comes on the back of attempts by the government to control the...
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Audio podcast: Why fuel prices are soaring and how they affect you
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Ashraf Engineer June 26, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. We’ve all heard the joke about petrol prices hitting a century. Now get this – at the time of making this podcast, fuel prices...
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Audio podcast: ‘People told my parents to give me away because I’m transgender’
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Ashraf Engineer June 23, 2021 June 2021 is Pride Month, so it was fitting that a few days ago the Madras High Court suggested measures to sensitise society and the state to remove prejudices against the LGBTQIA+ community. It also...
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Audio podcast: The racism endemic in Indian sports
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Ashraf Engineer June 19, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Just days ago, England cricket debutant Ollie Robinson was suspended from the team after his offensive tweets, ranging from casually racist to sexist and...
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