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Jun 14, 2022

Supreme Court order on sex workers’ rights – what it means

On May 19, the Supreme Court passed an order observing that sex workers have the right to live with dignity under Article 21 of the Constitution. They came up with several directives to ensure that sex workers...

38 mins

May 31, 2022

Sex Ed Influencers: A growing community of Indians talking about sex online

In this episode of The Suno India Show, host Suryatapa Mukherjee speaks to Karishma and Leeza behind the Instagram handles @talkyounevergot and @leezamangaldas. Karishma has almost 50,000 followers and Leeza ha...

46 mins

May 31, 2022

The aftermath of a riot and bulldozers in Delhi's Jahangirpuri

Suno India’s Menaka Rao visits Jahangirpuri area where riots broke out and demolition drive took place last month. On May 16, a procession was taken out on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti which resulted in ston...

29 mins

May 20, 2022

Indian students from Ukraine: Dealing with trauma of the war with their future on hold

It has been almost two months since medical students flew home to India from the war in Ukraine. While they deal with the trauma of their war experiences, students say the struggle is far from over. According t...

32 mins

May 17, 2022

Why Dalits, Adivasis and muslims have a shorter life as compared to upper caste Hindus?

Does our social identity, be it caste, religion, or tribe, affect how long we live? Two papers show that Dalits, Adivasi and Muslims have a disadvantage when it comes to life expectancy as compared to the highe...

29 mins

May 13, 2022

How the merger of national film bodies under a for-profit corporation will impact our culture

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is merging the Films Division (FD) the National Film Archives of India (NFAI), the Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI), and the Directorate of Film Festivals (DF...

41 mins

May 07, 2022

Heat Waves: What can you and the government do to beat the heat?

Now every summer, we talk about heat waves. And yet, it’s different every year. This year heat waves arrived earlier than usual in March and lasted longer than usual, going on for six weeks. And there are more...

35 mins

May 02, 2022

World Press Freedom Day: What are the many meanings of freedom?

Press freedom is increasingly endangered across the world. At least 28 journalists were killed due to their work in 2021, with India and Mexico topping the list of countries with the most media worker deaths, a...

58 mins

Apr 30, 2022

Criminal Procedure Bill- Data collection can lead to surveillance by different govt bodies

In April, the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill was passed in both houses of the Parliament. This new law allows law enforcement agencies to collect a range of private information from people arrested un...

32 mins

Apr 29, 2022

Why India and WHO are divided over how many covid-19 killed

The World Health Organisation is in the midst of coming up with COVID-19 excess mortality estimates for all the 194 countries that are its members. The Indian government has been placing objections on the way t...

21 mins