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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

Aug 30, 2021

Afghanistan: Refugees in India stuck in time with no jobs or education

Desperate scenes of Afghans trying to flee the Taliban takeover of their homeland have shocked the world. But refugees have been trickling into India even during the past twenty years. They say they are free in...

26 mins

Aug 28, 2021

Why are Assam and Mizoram fighting over state borders?

In July, the interstate border between Assam and Mizoram saw an unprecedented blaze. Police of both the state fought each other. Since then, series of chaotic incidents started happening in the area. But the se...

25 mins

Aug 23, 2021

Spiralling back into the past: Afghanistan then and now

For this episode of The Suno India show we have guest host Urvashi Sarkar talking to Former BBC editor for South and Central Asia, Nazes Afroz. He provides a historical sweep to understanding the current devast...

59 mins

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