Vinod Dua discusses the ongoing students’ protests at Banaras Hindu University and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Saubhagya scheme.
Urmilesh discusses the police crackdown on protesting students at the Banaras Hindu University with senior journalist and executive editor of MediaVigil Abhishek Srivastava and senior TV anchor Amrita Rai.
Maya Mirchandani interviews India’s former high commissioner to Pakistan T.C.A. Raghavan about his new book ‘The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan’.
Vinod Dua discusses the problem of cyber crimes and how Jawaharlal Nehru University has changed.
Vinod Dua discusses why Arun Jaitley had to finally admit that the economy has slowed down and why gold imports have tripled compared to last year.
Vinod Dua discusses Make in India and technology transfer agreements, and job losses due to the economic slowdown.
Vinod Dua discusses how the inefficient implementation of the GST is hurting the Indian economy and the clean Ganga campaign.
The Wire’s Amit Singh talks to JNU student leader Shehla Rashid about trolling on social media, her spat with a Republic reporter and more.
Urmilesh discusses how the media covered the bullet train project and the Pehlu Khan lynching case. Joining him in this discussion are senior journalists N.R. Mohanty and Saba Naqvi.
In the second episode of Wide Angle, UN special envoy on Myanmar Vijay Nambiar repeats his request to Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out against atrocities on Rohingya people.
Vinod Dua discusses if the bullet train project really is ‘free’ as Prime Minister Narendra Modi claims and also delves into the current state of the Indian economy.
Vinod Dua discusses why students and youth of India are getting increasingly disillusioned with PM Modi and BJP.
Vinod Dua discusses why Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs an efficient team of ministers for governance and BJP’s doublespeak on Kashmir.
Gujarat has only 2.33% of India’s Dalit population but ranks fourth on atrocities against the community. Rights activist Martin Macwan explains why.
Vinod Dua discusses Rahul Gandhi’s US visit and distribution of loan waiver certificates to farmers in Uttar Pradesh.
Urmilesh discusses the murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh and the politics around it. Joining him in this episode are senior journalist Akshaya Mukul and investigative reporter Neha Dixit.
In the first episode of a new series, Wide Angle, Maya Mirchandani interviews former foreign secretary Shyam Saran on his new book.
Vinod Dua discusses three years of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) and how the opposition parties have failed to build a mass movement to keep the ruling party in check.
Despite widespread accusations against the Myanmar government of genocide and ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas, India has planned to deport around 40,000 Rohingya refugees.
Vinod Dua talks about journalist Gauri Lankesh’s murder in Bengaluru and the plight of the Rohingya refugees.
Journalist Ravish Kumar talks about the murder of Gauri Lankesh and the reactions it has got from the Hindu Right – including people Modi follows on Twitter.
Vinod Dua discusses why fuel prices keep rising despite the fall in crude oil prices globally, and state of the Indian economy post demonetisation.
In the thirteenth episode, Urmilesh discusses the business of fake and sensationalist news and the need for media regulation with Anuradha Raman from The Hindu and poet and scientist Gauhar Raza.
Vinod Dua discusses the reason behind falling GDP numbers and what to expect from the cabinet reshuffle.
A film about two emerging Dalit women leaders, Laxmiben and Madhuben, and their participation in the Azadi Kooch march.
Kavita Krishnan, secretary of the All India Progressive Women’s Association, explains why she thinks marital rape should be criminalised.
Vinod Dua discusses the latest RBI data on demonetisation and appeals to the prime minister to apologise to the public.
Economist Arun Kumar explains how demonetisation failed to tackle black money, but had a severely negative effect on the unorganised sector and the white (formal) economy.
Vinod Dua discusses the motive behind PM Modi’s ‘Sankalp Se Siddhi’ slogan and the reason behind the continuous spate of child deaths in India.
Vinod Dua discusses the Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh rape case, why people go to deras and how politicians patronised the Dera Sacha Sauda chief for vested interests.
Publisher Arpita Das and her mother recall a story of mistaken identity when her mother’s sibling was grabbed by a refugee woman who was convinced that the child was her lost daughter.
Hari Krishnan grew up in Delhi in a Tamil household in a locality of partition refugees from the Punjab on the other side. As he strolls in Karol Bagh with his childhood friend Amandeep Khurrana, they recollect how Partition shaped their lives.
Vinod Dua discusses a fresh round of swine flu outbreak that has claimed over a thousand lives and Modi’s cabinet reshuffle.
Three women who were forced to leave Pakistan for India with their families recall their journeys across the border.
In conversation with Prasanna S., one of the lawyers who assisted senior counsel Shyam Divan in representing a group of petitioners challenging the Aadhaar project.
Vinod Dua discusses the Supreme Court verdict on the right to privacy and the rape case against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the head of Dera Sacha Sauda.
Vinod Dua discusses the increase in the number of train accidents, and the impact of floods in four Indian states.
Sugata Bose, professor of Oceanic History and Affairs at Harvard University, author and TMC MP discusses with The Wire his latest book The Nation as Mother and Other Visions of Nationhood.
Vinod Dua discusses the landmark Supreme Court verdict on instant triple talaq and asks why BJP leaders keep referring to 2022.
In the eleventh episode, Urmilesh discusses how media covered the Article 35A row and the likely political repercussions if Kashmir’s special status is tampered with.