Vinod Dua discusses reports of EVM manipulation in Uttar Pradesh and allegations of foul play in the December 2014 death of judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya.
In an interview with Karan Thapar for The Wire, former finance minister P. Chidambaram talks about the Padmavati controversy, Rahul Gandhi’s leadership and the upcoming Gujarat elections.
Will Emmerson Mnangagwa, a ruthless leader who carried out Mugabe’s policies for nearly four decades, turn out to be a better leader than his predecessor?
Vinod Dua discusses the Modi meme posted by the youth wing of the Congress and the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Vinod Dua discusses dynastic politics across parties in India and protests by workers and farmers against the Modi government.
Massive anger witnessed in several places after NSA was imposed on Bhim Army’s founder Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’ on November 3.
Karan Thapar interviews Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former deputy chairman of the Planning Commission, about demonetisation, GST and the overall state of the Indian economy.
Maya Mirchandani interviews former additional secretary in the cabinet secretariat and president of the Centre for China Analysis and Strategy Jayadeva Ranade about his new book, ‘Xi Jinping’s China’.
Vinod Dua discusses the politics of credit ratings and PM Modi’s statement on the National Press Day.
Vinod Dua discusses allegations of corruption in the Rafale deal and lack of access to sanitation in India.
On the first anniversary of demonetisation, economist Prabhat Patnaik speaks about why its stated objectives were not achieved, the role of GST and more.
Vinod Dua discusses important findings from the report ‘India: Health of the Nation’s States’ released by the government and Abul Kalam Azad.
Arfa Khanum Sherwani talks about the ‘Mahapadav’ gathering led by workers and trade unions across India who gathered in Delhi last week to protest against the BJP government’s economic policies.
As North India gasps for fresh air and stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana is being blamed for the deadly smog, The Wire travels to Punjab to know why farmers are doing it despite the hazardous consequences.
Vinod Dua discusses how cash transactions have increased contrary to one of the goals of demonetisation and why the BJP and RSS are attempting to tarnish Jawaharlal Nehru’s legacy.
In conversation with Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla, directors of ‘An Insignificant Man’, a political documentary that charts the growth of the Aam Aadmi Party in its initial but heady days.
In an interview with Karan Thapar for The Wire, Sitaram Yechury, general secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), criticises demonetisation and argues that it failed to achieve all the objectives that were promised by the government.
“It’s a very sad day in the history of the judiciary which is certainly going to undermine the image of the judiciary and even public confidence in the judiciary.”
Tamil author and scholar Perumal Murugan talks about the importance of translations, the role of Sahitya Akademi and his return to writing in a conversation with The Wire’s books editor Omair Ahmad.
Vinod Dua discusses how the BJP has started resembling Congress and solutions for the Delhi smog.
Vinod Dua discusses how demonetisation affected jobs and economic growth, and Indians who figure in the Paradise Papers leaks.
Swadeshi Jagran Manch convener Ashwani Mahajan and Jawaharlal Nehru University professor Himanshu join Maya Mirchandani to discuss the mixed balance-sheet.
Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist, died on November 7, 2016 at the age of 82 at his home in Los Angeles. A year on, we remember his music for capturing some of the tumult and ecstasy the world is caught in.
Speaking to The Wire, Kumar also defends the Modi government’s handling of GST, and its record on employment and GDP growth.
Urmilesh discusses BJP’s promise of a paradise in 2022 with senior journalist Rahul Dev and historian Mridula Mukherjee.
Vinod Dua discusses the recent Supreme Court hearing in the Aadhaar case and Prime Minister Modi’s style of governance.
Vinod Dua discusses the Rajasthan government’s attempt to gag media and criminal cases against Indian politicians.
Eminent historian and scholar Ramachandra Guha delivered this lecture on ‘Patriotism versus Jingoism’ at the 23rd Justice Sunanda Bhandare Memorial Lecture in New Delhi.
Vinod Dua discusses the BJP’s attempt to appropriate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and the government’s decision to rope in the Indian Army to rebuild the Elphinstone bridge in Mumbai.
Vinod Dua discusses politics in Gujarat in the run-up to the 2017 assembly elections and Subramanian Swamy’s criticism of Aadhaar.
Arfa Khanum Sherwani discusses the allegations made by Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani against senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel.
Urmilesh discusses growing number of attacks on journalists in light of the arrest of senior journalist Vinod Verma. Joining him in this discussion are lawyer and human rights activist Sudha Bharadwaj and political editor of Hindustan Times Vinod Sharma.
Maya Mirchandani discusses the recent appointment of Dineshwar Sharma as the point-person for the government’s Jammu and Kashmir dialogue in the eighth episode of Wide Angle with former R&AW chief A.S. Dulat.
Maya Mirchandani interviews the former Intelligence Bureau director, recently appointed point-person for the government’s Jammu and Kashmir dialogue.
Vinod Dua discusses why marking November 8 as “anti-black money day” is wrong.
Vinod Dua discusses why the Gujarat assembly election dates weren’t announced earlier and the government’s decision to recapitalise banks.
Vinod Dua comments on revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia’s statement on the GST and Modi’s claim that he inaugurated the first Ro-Ro ferry service in India.
Urmilesh discusses the problem of hunger in India and the media coverage of the proposed Ram statue in Ayodhya.
Maya Mirchandani discusses the claim of some BJP leaders that the Taj Mahal is not representative of Indian cultural heritage. With historians Sunil Kumar and Sohail Hashmi.
In an exclusive interview to The Wire, the Janata Dal (United) spokesman-turned-dissident takes on the Election Commission, Amit Shah, Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath.