Narendra Modi

Audio podcast: How Delhi’s voters were rendered irrelevant
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Ashraf Engineer April 3, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. As the Rajya Sabha passed the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021, India slid further down the democracy scale. The...
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Audio podcast: Why the NRC is a threat to the idea of India
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Ashraf Engineer March 24, 2021 The National Register of Citizens, or NRC, makes it extremely tough to prove citizenship – often disregarding documents generally considered valid for it. Those excluded from the NRC are to be lodged in detention centres,...
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A selective commemoration of Chauri Chaura: The rewriting of the Freedom Movement by the Sangh
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Tushar Gandhi March 19, 2021 Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the centenary commemoration of the Chauri Chaura incident – a year in advance. Interestingly, last year was the centenary of the Non-Cooperation Movement –the first non-violent Satyagraha for freedom...
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Audio podcast: Time to throw out the sedition law
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  Ashraf Engineer March 6, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Sedition is the buzzword of these times. The charge has been slapped against climate activists, journalists, social activists, comedians, politicians, student protestors and...
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Audio podcast: Disha Ravi shows us what courage is
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  Ashraf Engineer February 27, 2021 Podcast transcript Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. “If highlighting farmers’ protests globally is sedition, I am better off in jail.” With this sentence, 22-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi...
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Audio podcast: Free Nodeep Kaur
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  Ashraf Engineer February 13, 2021 PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Who exactly is Nodeep Kaur and why has her arrest during the ongoing farmer protests in Delhi sparked an international outcry?...
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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: Your take-home salary is about to shrink
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Ashraf Engineer December 28, 2020 PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. If you’re a salaried employee, your take-home salary could reduce from the next financial year. Under the Narendra Modi government’s new compensation...
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Audio podcast: One year of the CAA
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  Ashraf Engineer December 21, 2020 AUDIO CLIP Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. It’s been a year since the Indian government introduced the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, or CAA, which sparked protests across the...
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