Indians

Audio podcast: Those with cerebral palsy need respect, empathy as much as healthcare, welfare services
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Ashraf Engineer March 5, 2022 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The tragic death of Zain, the son of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, has put the focus on cerebral palsy. Zain was born with the...
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Audio podcast: ‘My name was listed on Bulli Bai; I feel dehumanised’
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Ashraf Engineer January 19, 2022 All Indians Matter speaks to Sadaf Jafar, who was among the Muslim women targeted through the Bulli Bai app - she and several others were 'listed' for auction. The posts were clearly meant to harass...
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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: 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: Why does justice inequality persist in India?
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Ashraf Engineer September 8, 2021 The justice system exists as part of society, not outside it. So, you’re particularly vulnerable if you happen to be poor, part of a minority or a vulnerable group such as Dalits, or of the...
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Audio Podcast Episode 100: ‘India’s resilience stands out’
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Ashraf Engineer September 4, 2021 As the country goes through profound political and social changes, what are common Indians thinking? What do they want from the next decade and what keeps them up at night? Episode 100 of All Indians...
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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: 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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