The Suno India Show

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Mar 10, 2022

Why many go to bed hungry even after two years of the pandemic

The Right To Food Campaign, the Centre for Equity Studies and other organisations conducted a survey of food insecurity across 14 Indian states, called the Hunger Watch survey. This is the second such survey si...

24 mins

Mar 07, 2022

How the Tea Bill erodes tea plantation workers’ historical fight for rights

The Centre's Department of Commerce has proposed to replace the Tea Act 1953 with Tea (Promotion and Development) Bill 2022. The Department of Commerce is seeking public comments on the draft Bill till March 9t...

31 mins

Feb 28, 2022

Marital rape - should we criminalise or not? The debate rages on

In India, marital rape is not yet a crime and like anywhere else a sensitive topic to deal with for policymakers, rights activists, lawmakers alike. But the data is staggering. If we were to talk of violence ag...

28 mins

Feb 25, 2022

#HijabBan - What's being missed in the debate on Karnataka schools?

In the second episode of the series on the hijab issue in Karnataka’s schools, we talk about how it adversely affects education. As per the recent surveys, there has been an uptick in the number of Muslim girls...

34 mins

Feb 23, 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