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LIC stock shock could set back disinvestment push
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Ashraf Engineer June 18, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Are you among those who have invested in the Life Insurance Corporation IPO? Since its listing on May 17, the shares have...
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Audio podcast: The flight of capital from India
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Ashraf Engineer June 4, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Reserve Bank of India data tells us that India’s capital account has been negative over the past three years. In layman’s terms,...
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Audio podcast: India faces economic, social turmoil due to climate change
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Ashraf Engineer March 26, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. You must have noticed how hot it’s gotten over the past couple of weeks. The heat wave, which usually occurs towards the...
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The post-COVID economic dichotomy of two Indias
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Amit Sahita February 14, 2022 COVID-19 and its aftermath have led to the emergence of two distinct Indias. Many families have lost their earning members, faced pay cuts, faced job losses or incurred heavy medical expenses. All these situations have...
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Audio podcast: Budget 2022 doesn’t address the jobs crisis adequately
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Ashraf Engineer February 5, 2022 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Can the Union Budget for 2022-23, with its focus on government spending and infrastructure, pull off a post-COVID economic recovery? Few business leaders were...
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Audio podcast: Union Budget – the juggling act is on
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Ashraf Engineer January 15, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Even as the first advance estimates peg India’s economic growth for 2021-22 at 9.2%, there are a couple of factors looming over...
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Audio podcast: ‘Wastewater contributes most to climate change, impacts GDP and health greatly’
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Ashraf Engineer January 5, 2022 Increasing demand and rapid urbanisation has resulted in an exponential rise in wastewater generation. Metros generate a staggering 220 litres per capita per day of it, and 70% of it flows untreated into rivers and...
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Audio podcast: 7 things the finance minister didn’t tell you about Budget 2021
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Ashraf Engineer February 5, 2021 PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. So much was expected from the Union Budget that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented on February 1, 2021. India needs an economic...
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Audio podcast: What to expect from Budget 2021
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  Ashraf Engineer January 9, 2021 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Few Budgets would have been as critical as the one Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present on February 1, 2021. India...
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Audio podcast: India’s first ever ‘technical recession’
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Ashraf Engineer November 30, 2020 PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. India’s economy contracted 7.5% between July and September 2020, coming on the back of a 23.9% contraction in the previous quarter. This...
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