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Episode 51: The Politics of Rahul's Religion

12/11/2017
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A discussion complementing our recent print article on the politics of Rahul Gandhi's HInduism

Duration: 00:13:19


Episode 50: Pure Gold

12/10/2017
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In which we shamelessly congratulate ourselves on making it to episode 50

Duration: 00:28:43


Special Episode: Breathing Cricket

12/6/2017
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India and Sri Lanka play cricket in a haze of pollution. We discuss

Duration: 00:13:15


Episode 49: Train Troubles

12/2/2017
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Train headed for Maharashtra winds up in Madhya Pradesh. We discuss

Duration: 00:15:05


Special Episode: Judge, Jury, and Executioner

12/2/2017
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We discuss the recent controversial allegations about judge Loya's death.

Duration: 00:17:53


Episode 48: Go For It

11/24/2017
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Indigo staff assault a customer. We discuss customer service, rude customers, corporate reactions etc. in the Indian context

Duration: 00:15:10


Episode 47: Smog-Shog

11/24/2017
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We discuss the deadly Delhi smog and the many political crises it represents

Duration: 00:18:17


IPhones and horses

11/22/2017
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Dude goes on horseback to collect his new IPhone. We discuss

Duration: 00:12:45


Special Episode: Padmavati

11/22/2017
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We discuss the controversy over the film Padmavati

Duration: 00:12:40


Episode 45: Thinking Aloud

11/18/2017
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We discuss the India Foundation think-tank's links to the Modi government.

Duration: 00:16:58


Episode 44: Sexual harassment in academia

11/11/2017
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We discuss the controversy over Indian lawyer Raya Sarkar's list of harassers in Indian academia

Duration: 00:16:03


Episode 43: Taj Tantrum

11/7/2017
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We discuss the ongoing brouhaha over whether one needs to stand for the Indian national anthem in movie theaters

Duration: 00:13:49


Episode 42: Taj Tantrum

11/3/2017
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We discuss the controversy about dropping the Taj from a list of tourist attractions because of its Mughal provenance

Duration: 00:13:31


Episode 41: Mister Maruti

11/1/2017
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Delhi CM Kejriwal's car gets stolen and found. We discuss

Duration: 00:12:09


Episode 40: Feeling Hungry

10/21/2017
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We discuss India slipping in the World Hunger Ranking position

Duration: 00:14:51


Special Episode: Mad Mullahs

10/15/2017
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We discuss mad mullahs and their penchant for absurd and dangerous fatwas

Duration: 00:12:58


Special: Shah Tamasha

10/9/2017
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We discuss the sensational news of Amit Shah's son's company exponentially increasing its revenues since Modi's ascendancy

Duration: 00:17:20


Episode 39: The Sky King

10/8/2017
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A tribute to IAF Marshal Arjan Singh and a related discussion on the politicization of the Indian army

Duration: 00:12:39


Episode 38: Pigeon Problems

10/1/2017
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We discuss the strange case of a pigeon being fined and disciplined on an Indian bus

Duration: 00:10:58


Episode 37: Dubious Didi

9/25/2017
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We discuss Mamta Banerjee's aspirations as a national Indian leader, and analyse her politics and rhetoric

Duration: 00:15:37

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