Kevin King, a teacher at the American University in Kabul, and his Australian colleague Timothy Weeks were seized near the campus in August last year.
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.
Jan Gan Man Ki Baat Episode 46: Citizen’s Right to Their Bodies and Fake News
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.
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.
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 this video interview to The Wire, Krishen Khanna looks back on his evolution as a painter and recalls his compatriots from the Progressive Art Group in the 1940s and 1950s.
In the twelfth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the GDP numbers for the financial quarter affected by demonetisation, the debate around nationalism, and a BJP leader’s arrest for being involved in child trafficking.
Earlier this week, Barack Obama, who served two terms as president of the US, gave his farewell address to the nation in Chicago. We take a look at some key aspects of his legacy including policies in the civil, military, economic, and environmental domains.
How does Narendra Modi’s demonetisation “surgical strike” help deal with the problem of black money in politics? The answer is simple: It doesn’t.
Rural healthcare is quite the powerful oxymoron in India.
Siddharth Varadarajan, founding editor of The Wire, discusses the legacy of Jayalalithaa and how it will affect politics in Tamil Nadu.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh strongly criticised the policy of demonetisation, calling it an “organised loot and legalised plunder of the economy” in Rajya Sabha on November 24.
Prominent lawyer Prashant Bhushan discusses the recent Sahara-Birla diaries, over-invoicing of coal imports by Reliance and Adani groups, and the Essar tapes.
Siddharth Varadarajan and M.K. Venu, founding editors of The Wire, discuss the politics and economics of demonetisation in a Facebook live chat.
Watch what people from working class and poor sections of our society have to say about demonetisation.
P. Chidambaram discusses how demonetisation has impacted our economy, what he would have done had he been finance minister now and more.
The Wire visited various banks, ATMs, and even the Reserve Bank Of India headquarters in New Delhi to find out how this move has affected the everyday lives of common people.
Doesn’t the BJP’s argument from 2014 apply to their current policy of demonetisation?
Kanhaiya Kumar tells us about his formative years as a political activist, challenges he faced as JNUSU president, his views on contemporary national politics and how a boy from a small town in Bihar landed in a prison in Delhi (Tihar).
In this Facebook live session, M.K. Venu, one of the founding editors of The Wire, discusses the political economy of this decision and answers questions from viewers in realtime.
Chetan Bhagat discusses his new book “One Indian Girl” and answer questions on themes such as sexism at the workplace, female friendships, romantic relationships and his idea of feminism.
The villagers were protesting the acquisition of their land for coal mining by two private sub-contractors for the public sector power company, NTPC.
The response of the people around him is a heartwarming reminder of the unity of a diverse people even in testing times.
The story of Jihad Hussein Obama, a boy from the enclaves whose birth sparked the revolution for the people who lived there.
Subbarao talks about the challenges he faced as governor of the RBI, his book “Who moved my interest rate”, and more.
Talmiz Ahmad is a former Indian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Oman, and UAE and a leading expert on West Asia and political Islam.
Monika Khangembam says she was harassed again when she returned to Delhi from Seoul.
Sadanand Menon is one of the authors of a new collection of essays published by Aleph, “On Nationalism”.
Academic and journalist Vinay Sitapati, in his recently published book Half Lion: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India, attempts to give P V Narasimha Rao his rightful place in history.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the second reshuffle and expansion of the union cabinet on Tuesday morning.
Even through a life of crime and a stint in jail, Nizam bhai retained his love affair with food, finally setting up his own restaurant, Balle Bally.
Incredible, rare footage of the elusive ‘ghost of the mountains’.
If all you read were the newspapers, you’d think the budget this year was great for farmers and the poor ‘A Pro-Poor Push in Hard Times’ says The Hindu ‘Glowing in the Wind’ is the TOI’s headline The Economic Times says ‘Farmer is India’s DiCaprio’ … We’re not […]
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