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Oct 30, 2021

No land, loan or relief Fate of women farmers in the pandemic

Almost 75% of Indian farmers are women and they produce up to 80% of India’s food, according to British non profit group Oxfam. But one-third of this vast number are unpaid laborers working on family farms. Wom...

34 mins

Oct 30, 2021

How does the wage gap operate within the household?

A recent global study conducted by researchers Deepak Malghan and Hema Swaminathan titled “Global trends in intra-house gender inequality” in 45 countries. They found that there is no single nation where wives...

39 mins

Oct 30, 2021

Sparkle goes out in India’s fireworks capital Shivakasi

Firecracker bans help cities breathe easy, but it’s not the case for vulnerable communities dependent on the industry. As politicians play it safe and do not want to rock the boat and develop a transition plan,...

28 mins

Oct 29, 2021

Back to the roots for tribal children in Nilgiris

A break from schools due to Covid-19 serves as a blessing in disguise for Irula tribal children who get to learn traditional ways of life from their elders through village elder programmes. For this episode of...

23 mins

Oct 28, 2021

How mentally ill people end up on death row

Project 39A’s report Deathworthy explores the impact of the death penalty on the mental health of those receiving it and why many death row convicts have a fragile mental state to begin with. On this episode of...

34 mins

Oct 11, 2021

Right to be forgotten: Can one get a second chance when net remembers everything

Imagine you are accused in a murder case. And the courts acquit you. But now for the rest of your life, every time someone Googles your name, they see that there is a chance you murdered someone. Or maybe you a...

30 mins

Sep 28, 2021

Caste Census: Why it stopped and why it must start again

The Centre submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court last week, saying no to conducting a caste census. It was in response to a writ petition by the Maharashtra government to collect OBC data in the state whi...

26 mins

Sep 23, 2021

Why India's saffron growers foresee a worrying future

Despite a relatively good crop of saffron last year, overall saffron production in Kashmir has been on a decline for years now. Unpredictable rainfall and dry weather due to climate change have played havoc wit...

18 mins

Sep 14, 2021

OBC Bill: A history of reservation and how we got here

127th Constitution Amendment Bill 2021 aka the OBC Bill was unanimously passed by the Parliament, a remarkable feat in an otherwise difficult session. It has once again brought up debates about reservation. But...

35 mins

Aug 31, 2021

A Gujarat town's example shows how the state undercounted Covid-19 deaths

In Gujarat’s Amreli town, people working with COVID-19 patients, and those working in crematoriums or graveyards do not believe the minuscule official count of COVID-19 deaths- a mere 102.  The Reporters’ Coll...

21 mins