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Aug 18, 2021

Sulli Deals: No arrests a month on, as the women keep fighting for justice

On July 4th, the Sulli Deals app invited users to find their deal of the day, a Muslim woman they could claim to own. The app included the Twitter image and handle of the woman, which could then be tweeted by t...

27 mins

Aug 09, 2021

Pride & Prejudice: From being a homeless teen to changing politics, a trans woman’s journey

In 1998, India had its first intersex MLA, Shabnam Bano. In 1999, we had our first transgender mayor, Kamla Jaan but she was ousted from her post by the courts as it was reserved for women. In 2020, India’s fir...

29 mins

Aug 04, 2021

Dealing with Post-COVID mental health issues

In this episode, host Padma Priya spoke to Dr Kaustubh Joag about increasing incidence of mental health issues like depression and anxiety in post-covid phase and how to deal with them? He also spoke about when...

34 mins

Jul 31, 2021

Pegasus: Understanding the super spy that controls your phone

Recently, media organisations across the world published a series of reports exposing Pegasus, a spyware developed by NSO Group in Israel. They found that governments have been using Pegasus to spy on their own...

23 mins

Jul 31, 2021

Indian Economy Explained: How COVID-19 shrunk household savings

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the household incomes, savings and debt have been drastically impacted. For many households, the pandemic has led to a depletion of financial assets such as bank deposits, mut...

22 mins

Jul 31, 2021

Pride & Prejudice: Pride, a political protest or a community celebration?

Queer sexualities have been decriminalised and Pride parades are ceremoniously covered by the news media. But can everyone really march with pride? In this episode of Pride & Prejudice, we trace the evolution o...

31 mins

Jul 29, 2021

Emigration bill 2021 - a welcome move but not holistic and needed more inclusiveness

There are more than 18 million people from India living abroad, a recent report from the United Nations said. The country receives huge amounts of money from the Non-Resident Indian workforce and entrepreneurs....

20 mins

Jul 28, 2021

Father Stan Swamy's custodial death - How far does the right to bail extend in the country?

On July 6, Father Stan Swamy, a Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist died in custody. Last year, he was arrested in a case related to 2017 Bhima Koregaon violence in Pune. Father Swamy had Parkinson’s disea...

34 mins

Jul 19, 2021

Why the UP population policy can hurt its youth?

On World Population Day, 2021 Uttar Pradesh’s Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced the Uttar Pradesh  Population Draft Bill 2021.  The idea behind this bill is to bring down the fertility rate to 2.1 by 202...

31 mins

Jul 16, 2021

Cinematograph Bill - Another layer of censorship for filmmakers

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting issued a notification in June seeking comments on proposed changes to the Cinematograph Act, 1952. The most controversial feature of the draft Amendment Bill is that...

28 mins