Urmilesh, V.K. Cherian and Poornima Joshi discuss the ongoing conflict between CPI(M) and BJP-RSS in Kerala and the recent attacks against Dalits in Gujarat.
Vinod Dua discusses the ‘there is no alternative’ factor and India’s stance on capital punishment.
Vinod Dua discusses Narendra Modi’s speech on Indian economy and continued attacks on journalists in India.
Arfa Khanum Sherwani discusses why the safety of sanitation workers is missing from our agenda of Swachh Bharat.
Vinod Dua discusses Arun Shourie’s comments on demonetisation and why the Taj Mahal was dropped from the tourism booklet issued by the UP government.
Vinod Dua discusses the latest data on rising unemployment in India and the government’s confusing signals on Aadhaar.
Urmilesh discusses how corporations use the law to muzzle criticism – with M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire and The Caravan’s Hartosh Singh Bal.
Maya Mirchandani discusses a new book on the Bharatiya Janata Party as India’s ‘greatest election machine’.
Vinod Dua discusses Yashwant Sinha’s article attacking Arun Jaitley and detainment of BHU students in Delhi.
Arfa Khanum Sherwani discusses the slowdown of Indian economy and its impact on small traders and the working class with Pawan Kumar from the BMS and Amarjeet Kaur from the All India Trade Union Congress AITUC.
Vinod Dua discusses Yashwant Sinha’s article criticising Arun Jaitley and Bhagat Singh’s legacy.
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.