Off The Record


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Jan 30, 2023

Pandemic Effect: Army Recruitment Halted | Throwback Episode

Journalist Vaibhav Sanap talks about the problems which armed forces aspirants from rural Nashik are facing because of the pandemic. Link to the article: Host: Archita Puranik Audio Ed...

8 mins

Jan 21, 2023

A Rookie Reporter Goes Rural ft. Ritika Chauhan | Haryana

Haryana witnessed the festivities of panchayat elections at their peak in November when Ritika hit the ground to tell us a story on how women of Thana Chhappar Panchayat, Yamunanagar district were not in agency...

15 mins

Nov 05, 2022

Floods and Sanitation woes in Bihar | Throwback Episode

Independent journalist Saumya Jyotsna talks about the sanitation problems and infection risks faced by women in flood-affected areas of Muzaffarpur, Bihar. Link to the article:

9 mins

Oct 31, 2022

Eradicating illicit liquor in Solapur ft. D Shrinivas | Maharashtra | Throwback Episode

Independent journalist Shrinivas Deshpande talks about Solapur Rural Police's Project Parivartan that is aiming to eradicate illicit liquor trade in the villages and rehabilitate the mostly tribal folk involved...

8 mins

Oct 20, 2022

Anniversary Special | Tracing the last seven years

यादें मिठाई के डिब्बे की तरह होती हैं... एक बार खुला तो सिर्फ एक टुकड़ा नहीं खा पाओगे Join us as we open this box of sweet memories that we’ve made in the last seven years with our reporters, editors and so ma...

26 mins

Oct 12, 2022

Refocusing the Gender Lens ft. Purnima Sah | Maharashtra

Reporting from the gender lens is important; reporting it right is indispensable. In this interaction with one of our seasoned reporters from Maharashtra, we talk about her experiences and learnings in covering...

20 mins

Oct 08, 2022

Bahu-Beti Tax ft. Sannaver Shafi and Rajini Prajapati | Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal Zilla Panchayat is deploying local women to collect long-neglected panchayat taxes. This has been promising but it also means the administration has to work doubly hard to deliver basic services in these...

18 mins

Oct 08, 2022

The Pani Panchayat Politics ft. Sunil Balasaheb Dhumal | Maharashtra

Why do the most intellectual social models fail? This episode tries to find an answer for the diminishing importance of the Pani Panchayat model in Naigaon - the drought-ridden village in Maharashtra from where...

18 mins

Oct 06, 2022

Coffee aur gharwapsi ft. Prativa Ghosh | Odisha

"Have a cup of coffee and calm down!" We often say this when things are not going our way. But can you imagine coffee also solving migration and helping women become financially independent? Well, this has hap...

17 mins

Oct 01, 2022

Off The Record | Trailer

“You’re a journalist!?” is something we hear a lot, followed by “I wanted to become a journalist too but…” It’s never too late! Tune into Off the Record by 101Reporters to practice journalism vicariously throu...

2 mins