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Audio podcast: No, Hindi is NOT our national language
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Ashraf Engineer May 7, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. A few days ago, there was an exchange between Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn and southern star Sudeep over Hindi as a national...
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Audio podcast: ‘There is a clear link between higher education and social justice’
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  Ashraf Engineer December 29, 2021 Education, especially higher education, fosters an egalitarian society. However, a large number of students from marginalised communities continue to be excluded from higher education, thus cutting them off from key economic, social, political and...
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Audio podcast: ‘When it comes to hate, people don’t want neutrality; they want an echo chamber’
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Ashraf Engineer November 10, 2021 The politics of hate can be traced back to Partition and even before that but only now has it become so rabid and a matter of pride. Sachin Garg, bestselling author, media columnist and TEDx...
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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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Audio podcast: CSR in India – today and the future
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Ashraf Engineer December 30, 2020 CSR spending by corporate India is rising significantly. In 2018, companies spent 47% more compared to the amount in 2014-15, contributing $1 billion to CSR initiatives. Over the past year, listed companies spent $1.4 billion...
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Audio podcast: Neglected and abused, but India’s elders can change their reality
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Ashraf Engineer November 4, 2020 More than 71% of senior citizens in India say they face harassment or humiliation by their own family members, relatives or children, according to a study by Agewell Foundation last year. The same NGO found...
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Audio podcast: Why I created All Indians Matter
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Ashraf Engineer September 30, 2020 Podcast transcript Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. This episode is going live on World Podcasting Day 2020, so today I want to talk about why I launched All Indians...
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Battling the war cries against universities
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Photo: Jawaharlal Nehru University, which has been a prime target of the right wing. Picture courtesy: Wikipedia. India would just make its redemption all the more difficult if it continues battling against universities like JNU and AMU. Sangeeth Varghese March...
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