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IPL Special 2018

6/20/2018
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The IPL and MS Dhoni phenomenon

Duration:00:10:39

Episode 71: Dancing Uncleji

6/17/2018
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We discuss the dancing uncleji who broke the internet a while ago

Duration:00:07:51

Episode 70: AAP Ka Education

6/8/2018
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We discuss AAP's laudable achievements in education

Duration:00:14:37

Episode 69: NASA Natak

6/3/2018
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We discuss the ingenious attempt to use a bogus NASA connection as part of a scam

Duration:00:09:41

Episode 68: Karnataka Elections

5/27/2018
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We discuss the drama around the 2018 Karnataka elections

Duration:00:15:53

Episode 67: Kalki the bureaucrat

5/25/2018
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An Indian govt employee claims he had to miss work since he is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Duration:00:11:21

Special Issue: A conversation with Snigdha Poonam about her book Dreamers

5/20/2018
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A conversation with Snigdha Poonam about her remarkable new book, Dreamers, on the hopes and challenges of small town India in the age of globalization

Duration:00:32:51

Episode 66: Mishraji

5/16/2018
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We discuss the concerns and worries regarding the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India, including allegations about his proximity to the BJP

Duration:00:16:42

Episode 65: Women Trouble

5/11/2018
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We discuss the epidemic of violence against women in India

Duration:00:12:00

Episode 64: Rat Control

5/6/2018
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We explore the relationship between rats, corruption, and overbilling in the Maharashtra government

Duration:00:08:39

Episode 63: Restaurant Reinvention

4/24/2018
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We discuss how an old building found new life

Duration:00:09:59

Episode 62: Ding Dong

4/16/2018
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We discuss ding-dong diplomacy; India and Pakistan diplomats being harassed in both countries in silly ways

Duration:00:14:06

Episode 61: Bihar Roads

4/5/2018
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We discuss the claim that an improvement in Bihar's roads has led to a rise in accidents

Duration:00:12:30

Cricket Special: Sandpaper Balls

3/29/2018
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We discuss the flap over the Australian cricket team's ball tampering in the series against South Africa

Duration:00:14:21

Episode 60: Churchill: Bigot or Brave?

3/21/2018
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We discuss the Western deification of Churchill given his history as a perpetrator of colonial violence

Duration:00:12:54

Episode 57: Left Field Thinking

3/6/2018
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We discuss the decimation of the Left in the Indian northeast.

Duration:00:16:47

Special Episode on Tourism: Troubled Traveller (Part I)

2/16/2018
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In the first of a two-part series, we discuss Indian tourists at home and abroad, as well as other global travellers

Duration:00:14:56

Episode 56: Moradabad Matchbox

2/10/2018
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An Indian official asks his junior to return a borrowed matchbox via official communication. We dissect this wonderful incident.

Duration:00:16:27

Episode 55: Fiction Fallout

2/3/2018
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We discuss the endless controversy over Padmavat

Duration:00:17:47

Ep53: An Uneasy Friendship

1/23/2018
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We discuss the complex India-Israel friendship

Duration:00:18:55