Narendra Modi

Can the Bharat Jodo Yatra revive the Congress and Brand Rahul?
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Ashraf Engineer October 1, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Gandhi undertook the Dandi March as part of the Salt Satyagraha more than 90 years ago to energise the freedom struggle and...
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World’s largest democracy is among the worst for journalists
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Ashraf Engineer August 20, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. On Independence Day, a little girl stood on her school stage and said: “I am Mehnaz Kappan. Daughter of journalist Siddique Kappan,...
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‘We are witnessing the decay of the Indian judiciary in real time’
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Ashraf Engineer August 15, 2022 The steady decline of democracy, institutions and freedoms in India over the past eight years has been a matter of great concern to Indians and governments across the world. Interestingly, many of the trends witnessed...
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Twitter case verdict will indicate future of free speech in India
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Ashraf Engineer July 30, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Twitter has sued the Indian government This is an escalation of its battle with the Narendra Modi government as the latter tries...
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Why the Arab backlash against Prophet comments rattled Modi
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Ashraf Engineer June 11, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Normally, the Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP, shows no remorse when its leaders indulge in Islamophobia, minority bashing and hate politics. In...
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Audio podcast: Attacks against Christians on the rise in India
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Ashraf Engineer December 18, 2021 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. A few days ago, members of Hindutva organisations attacked a church in Haryana’s Rohtak district, alleging that it was the site of...
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Audio podcast: Why are right wingers so afraid of stand-up comedians?
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By Ashraf Engineer December 4, 2021 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. What is it about comedy and stand-up comedians that gets the Sangh Parivar and right-wingers so wound up? Recently, several shows...
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Audio podcast: What farmers taught us about democracy and inclusiveness
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Ashraf Engineer November 27, 2021 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Over the past seven years, as the juggernaut of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party has rolled on, democracy...
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Audio podcast: 5 years on, the failures of demonetisation are even more stark
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Ashraf Engineer November 13, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Fact No 1: On November 4, 2016, just four days before a disastrous demonetisation was inflicted on India, the value of currency notes in...
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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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