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Feb 24, 2022

#HijabBan - Hijab as a bone of contention will lead to more discrimination

The hijab controversy has engulfed Karnataka, Many schoolgirls and teachers are not being allowed to enter classrooms with their hijabs on. The Karnataka High Court who is hearing the petitions filed by some Mu...

26 mins

Feb 15, 2022

Budget 2022: Social welfare schemes not Centre’s focus, neither is taxing the rich

Union Budget 2022-23 comes at a time of rising inflation while we continue to grapple with the pandemic. Total government expenditure has increased by only Rs 1.75 lakh crore, from Rs 37.70 lakh crore in 2021-2...

21 mins

Feb 11, 2022

How the pandemic is opening our eyes to bad work culture

Ever since the pandemic started, a lot of employees are realising that their bosses don’t care enough about their health and safety. People are forced to come to work even when cases are peaking, until they cat...

27 mins

Jan 24, 2022

Why forcing people to take vaccines doesn't work

Only about 65% of the eligible Indian population above the age of 18 has completed both doses of the COVID-19 vaccination. With the third wave setting in, many governments announced different kinds of punitive...

19 mins

Jan 19, 2022

All you need to know about Omicron Symptoms, Treatment, Precaution

On this episode of The Suno India Show, our reporter Suryatapa Mukherjee speaks to Dr Dileep Mavalankar, the Director of the Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar, and Member Secretary of Gujarat State...

19 mins

Jan 12, 2022

Lived experiences shaping mental health care - the story of Jacklin & Amali

Jacklin and Amali, two sisters who battled mental illnesses, are at the heart of an initiative to provide housing to women like them — those who suffer from mental ailments, grief, and homelessness. Their lived...

22 mins

Jan 08, 2022

From Sulli Deals to Bulli Bai, how the police traces anonymous criminals online

As Mumbai police and now Delhi police catch alleged masterminds of the apps that virtually auctioned Muslim women, what took so long? Is it simply public pressure that led to the breakthroughs this time around?...

17 mins

Dec 31, 2021

Amravati's Gully Boys are rapping about caste

On this episode of Suno India, reporter Prashant Rathod profiles a rap band from Amravati. The band, Raptoli, includes Vipin Tatad, Tausif Khan, Mangesh Ingole and Gaurav Ingole. All four have grown up in Amrav...

40 mins

Dec 23, 2021

Custodial Torture: Why we don’t take police violence seriously

Indian films with hero cops often glorify police violence. At times, encounter killings are celebrated by the public at large. According to NHRC data, there are five custodial deaths in India every day. The min...

23 mins

Dec 21, 2021

Why is India spending less on healthcare?

In November this year, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released the National Health Accounts estimates for 2017-18. These estimates reveal that the total government health expenditure has decreased fr...

33 mins