Players complain of high levels of mismanagement and nepotism among state and national parasport committees.
In the fifty-ninth episode of Jan Gan Man ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about how the government and TV anchors are making a spectacle of the military and the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
In episode 58 of ‘Jan Gan Man Ki Baat’, Vinod Dua talks about the increasing prevalence of fake news and the government’s promise of building 109 smart cities by 2022.
In the fifty-seventh episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the long wait for justice for the victims of Hashimpura massacre of 1987 and reviews the current status of Modi government’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
In the fifty-sixth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the protest demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi in support of Bhim Army, and takes stock of the status of public healthcare in India.
Anoo Bhuyan from The Wire speaks to the CEO of BBC Global News Jim Egan on why fake news is on the rise and how to counter it.
In episode 55 of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the practice of triple talaq and job losses in Narendra Modi’s term as prime minister.
Students of public universities in Delhi explain the difficulties they face in attending lectures and writing exams that are primarily conducted in English.
The International Court of Justice on Thursday stayed Pakistan’s execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav. Siddharth Varadarajan explains why.
In conversation with Jayant Krishna, COO of the National Skill Development Corporation, on the effects of Narendra Modi’s Skill India mission.
In the 52nd episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about why India should have joined the One Belt One Road, and the political dishonesty in all Indian parties.
In the fifty-first episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the violence between the Dalit and Thakur communities in Saharanpur and the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act.
In episode 49 of Jan Gan Man ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the effects of demonetisation and Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Mughal emperor.
In the forty-eighth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about crudeness in political discourse and misogyny in Indian politics.
Jan Gan Man Ki Baat Episode 46: Citizen’s Right to Their Bodies and Fake News
Celebrated writer Kiran Nagarkar talks about his books, dealing with censorship and the decline of his beloved Mumbai.
‘Jan Gan Man Ki Baat’: Decline of Left Politics in India and Prashant Bishnoi Poaching Case, Episode 44
In episode 44 of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses why left politics in India is on the decline and the DRI raid at Prashant Bishnoi’s house.
For the 2,700 workers and their families who gathered at Azad Maidan on May 1 to celebrate International Labour Day, a recent Supreme Court verdict is a turning point.
A timeline of the recent protest by farmers from Tamil Nadu at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
In the forty-third episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about how we are heading towards a demographic disaster and how many people are still reeling from the effects of demonetisation.
The moving story behind why a refugee family from Afghanistan has been forced to sleep on the roads of Delhi.
In the 40th episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the hype around triple talaq and Forbes magazine listing Mumbai and New Delhi in their list of 5 most polluted cities in the world.
Katha Kathan, a Mumbai-based storytelling group, aims to revive Indian literature through audio recordings and dramatised readings of literary works in their original languages.
A look at why the Hall of Nations and Nehru Pavilion in Pragati Maidan are historically and architecturally important.
Since 2015, about 12 people have died due to cow vigilantism while the government and police remain a mute witness to such events.
In the thirty-ninth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the centre opposing the PIL seeking ban on convicted politicians from contesting polls, and the decision to ban the use of red beacons on cars.
M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, in conversation with Leena Menghaney from Doctors Without Borders India.
In the thirty-seventh episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about President Pranab Mukherjee’s acceptance of most of the recommendations made in the ninth report of the Committee of Parliament on Official Language, and Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation’s Youth In India-2017 survey.
Founding editor of The Wire M.K. Venu interviews Ashish Khetan, senior spokesperson of Aam Aadmi Party and chairman of the Dialogue and Development Commission of Delhi about Vijay Mallya’s arrest and the fight against corruption in big business.
In the thirty-sixth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the current situation in Kashmir and Pew Research Center’s report on religious hostilities.
Having witnessed B.R. Ambedkar in person, Ramesh Tukaram Shinde’s collection of books and acute memory of a long-gone era are a gift for both scholars and the public.
In episode 32 of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses recent controversies around EVM machines and inflammatory political statements.
Former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav has been sentenced to death by Pakistan. Siddharth Varadarajan and Devirupa Mitra discuss how this decision may impact Indo-Pak relations.
In episode 31, Vinod Dua talks about the Supreme Court reserving its judgment in the Babri Masjid case, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, and how women are fighting back against online trolling.
M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, and Abhijit Banerjee, economist, professor and co-founder of Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) talk about poverty and economic development in India.
In episode 28, Vinod Dua talks about the racial attacks against African students in Greater Noida and the views, attitudes and aspirations of our country’s youth as assessed in a recent survey.
Aadhaar is premised on the infallibility and security of an individual’s biometric data – her fingerprints and iris scans. But that is just a myth.
The Association of African Students in India responds to the racist attacks that have taken place in Greater Noida over the past week.
M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, and Rajeev Gowda, member of parliament in the Rajya Sabha, discuss the Finance Bill.
In episode t24 of Jan ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the Finance Bill and the ban on illegal slaughterhouses imposed by the Uttar Pradesh government.