TIF Talkies

The India Forum

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Dec 02, 2021

EP 2: T Jayaraman discusses climate finance at COP 26

In this episode we’ll be discussing a crucial component of climate action and one that was kept at the centre of the recently concluded COP 26: climate financing. For this, we’re joined by Prof T Jayaraman who...

40 mins

Nov 18, 2021

EP 1: Navroz Dubash discusses India at COP 26

For the first episode of this season, Professor Navroz Dubash discusses India's pledges at the recently concluded COP 26. Prof Navroz Dubash is associated with the Centre for Policy Research, where he conducts...

37 mins

Oct 29, 2021

EP 5: Ajay Vir Jakhar discusses what we should be doing to end the farm crisis

In the concluding episode for this season, Ajay Vir Jakhar talks about the ongoing farmers' protests and what we can do to end the farming crisis in India. Jakhar is a citrus farmer himself, and is also the Cha...

16 mins

Oct 15, 2021

EP 4: Satendra Kumar discusses the history and evolution of farmer identity in India

This season we’ve been discussing the ongoing farmers’ protests, and so far we’ve addressed how the new farm laws have tackled the MSP, mandi rules, and changing ecologies. In this episode, we speak with Dr. S...

20 mins

Oct 01, 2021

EP 3: Richa Kumar discusses how the new farm laws tackle India's changing ecologies

Farmers’ face the twin vulnerabilities of uncertain production environment and unpredictable markets. In light of this, the government’s proposals to empower farmers and ambitiously double their incomes has so...

29 mins

Sep 17, 2021

EP 2: Mekhala Krishnamurthy discusses the changes to Mandi rules under new farm laws

In the second episode, we speak with Dr Mekhala Krishnamurthy about agricultural market regulation and the changes to Mandi rules under the new farm laws. This has been a crucial point of contention in the ongo...

43 mins

Sep 03, 2021

EP 1: Sukhpal Singh explains the MSP & its importance for farmers

In the first episode of this season of TIF Talkies, we speak with Prof Sukhpal Singh about the MSP and why it's legality has been a crucial demand for the protesting farmers. Prof Singh, former chairperson of t...

28 mins

Sep 03, 2021

TIF Talkies: Introductions

Welcome to the first season of The India Forum’s new podcast series, TIF Talkies, where we'll be engaging with the farmers’ protests that have been ongoing since the past year, and probing into the stalemate be...

2 mins

Aug 24, 2021

Ep 10: Hardeep Dhillon on the deadly fever

A short people’s history of the influenza epidemic in colonial India (27 August 2021).

23 mins

May 31, 2021

Ep 9: Surinder Jodhka on the crisis of agriculture in Punjab & its future

Listen to Surinder S. Jodhka, Professor of Sociology at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, speak about the crisis of agriculture in Punjab & its future (31 May 2021)

23 mins