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Listen to the big story of the day with The Quint's Big Story podcast. Stay caught up, and never miss an important news update!
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Listen to the big story of the day with The Quint's Big Story podcast. Stay caught up, and never miss an important news update!

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Episodes

99: Podcast | Can The Mahagathbandhan Work With Collective Leadership?

1/19/2019
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In this episode of The Big Story podcast, we talk about the mega Opposition rally that was held in Kolkata on Saturday, 19 January, organised by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who said this rally would be a “death knell” for the BJP.

Duration:00:11:25

98: Listen | How Will PM Attract Foreign Investors in Gujarat Summit?

1/18/2019
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Podcast | Will investors get wooed by the grandeur of the #VibrantGujaratSummit? According to data domestic and foreign investors aren't particularly pumped. Tune in to The Big Story to know why.

Duration:00:07:32

97: India's Ban on Dance Bars - Everything You Need to Know

1/17/2019
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The ban on dance bars in Maharashtra has been lifted by India's Supreme Court! Can you visit dance bars now? What rules do you have to keep in mind? What is the history of the ban on dance bars? Listen in!

Duration:00:05:30

96: What is Operation Lotus 3.0?

1/16/2019
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Podcast | It's barely been a year since Congress and JDS came to power in Karnataka, but the BJP is back to try and destabilise the government through Operation Lotus 3.0\. What is Operation Lotus 3.0? Listen in now!

Duration:00:06:34

94: Why is the Opposition Uncertain About the 10% Quota Bill?

1/14/2019
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People back decisive politicians, and the opposition looking uncertain about the 10% quota bill only serves to strengthen the Modi government in the eyes of the public. The Quint's editor-in-chief Raghav Bahl explains why.

Duration:00:06:09

93: Difference Between Caste-Based & Economic-Based Quota Explained

1/11/2019
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Podcast | The 10% quota for EWS was passed in the Parliament but what determines "backwardness" in the Indian constitution? Tune in to The Big Story!

Duration:00:10:46

88: Dear Yogi Adityanath, Your Claim that UP Was Riot-Free Under You, Is Fiction

1/4/2019
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Podcast | Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said that no riots have taken place in the state after he came to power. But this isn't true! With 69 percent of cow-related violence in India coming from UP, and at least 27 deaths because of religious attacks, that's simply not true. Listen to the whole story!

Duration:00:05:05

87: ‘His Last Words Were, I’m Going to Sleep’ - Interview With Lynched UP Cop Subodh Kumar’s Wife

1/3/2019
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Podcast | "His last words to me were, "I'm so tired. I haven't slept well. I'll call you when I wake up," says the wife of police officer Subodh Kumar who was lynched by a mob in Bulandshahr. We spoke to Subodh Kumar's son and wife about their father, who died fighting communal hatred and mob violence. Listen in.

Duration:00:06:38

86: Dear PM Modi, Here’s What You Should Have Said in Your First Interview of 2019

1/2/2019
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PM Modi took questions about demonetisation, mob lynchings and even surgical strikes in his first interview of 2019\. But his answers were filled with mistakes, misinformation, and in many cases, were patently wrong. Here's where he went wrong.

Duration:00:15:50

85: The Triple Talaq Bill Does Little For Women - Here’s Why

12/28/2018
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Podcast | The Triple Talaq bill is only one small step for women's rights. There's another, more important bill that hasn't been passed since 2008, which gives women the power to make real change in India. What is this bill and why is it still in limbo after 10 years? Listen in.

Duration:00:11:46

84: Podcast | How BJP’s Vote Share is on a Decline

12/27/2018
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The Assembly election results in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Telangana have established one clear trend – the steady decline of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) popularity since 2014.

Duration:00:04:47

83: Are the NDRF and the Center Responsible for the Deaths of Miners in Meghalaya?

12/26/2018
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After two weeks the NDRF has stopped the operation to rescue at least 15 people trapped in a mine in Meghalaya. After the state govt failed to give them equipment to rescue the miners, they could have asked the Centre for help. But they didn't. Why?

Duration:00:09:28

81: Podcast | 10 Commandments for Modi from Bhagavad Gita Edition 2019

12/22/2018
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Podcast | The Quint's Editor-in-Chief Raghav lays down 10 commandments for Modi so he may be able to alter the narrative of defeat for 2019\. Tune in to The Big Story!

Duration:00:11:24

80: MHA Data Tracking Notification Isn’t New So Why The Hype?

12/21/2018
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How does the new MHA notification make snooping easier if such a law was already in place in the IT act? Tune in to The Big Story to find out!

Duration:00:09:55