Newslaundry Podcast

Raman Kirpal, Newslaundry's new Managing Editor joins the regular gang of Hafta as we discuss Bihar's political crisis. Abhinandan Sekhri, Anand Vardhan, Manisha Pande, Atul Chaurasia along with Raman Kirpal also discuss the Aadhaar card privacy issue; sanitising Urdu words from NCERT textbooks; Dinanath Batra And, finally, Amit Shah. Listen up, there's a song dedication in the end too.

For references:

1. A review of #NLHafta from RV Pandey

2. Indian Express: The Aryan Chromosomes

3. LiveMint: Why the poor don't kill us?

4. GoodReads: Republic of Bihar

5. VJ Jose Covaco: BMC gets mocked yet again

6. I want to smoke what Saif is smoking

7. The Media Rumble

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Direct download: NL_Hafta_Episode-130.mp3
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Raman Kirpal, Newslaundry's new Managing Editor, joins the regular Hafta gang as we discuss TOI Amit Shah's assets story. Abhinandan Sekhri, Anand Ranganathan, Manisha Pande, Atul Chaurasia and Raman Kirpal discuss the I-T raids on Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar; Republic TV; NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya’s exit; And, can the minorities be led by the privileged? Listen up, there's a song dedication in the end too.

For references:

1. A review of #NLHafta from CV Anthony, Shipra Garg and Saikumaar Nagarajan

2. Juggernaut: The Rat Eater 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Newslaundry: What got Times Group and DNA to pull down the Amit Shah affidavit story?

 

 

 

 

 

4. Newslaundry: Republic TV went full loco on Shashi Tharoor and the Congress last evening

 

5. Newslaundry: Arnab chooses 80s' paparazzi to serve public interest

 

6. NL Interviews: We shouldn't look to Harvard and Columbia to formulate policy for India: Swadeshi Jagran Manch snubs Panagariya

 

 

7. Goodreads: Murdahiya

 

 

 

 

 

8. Goodreads: The Little Prince

 

 

 

 

 

9. TED: The Empathetic Civilisation 

 

 

 

 

 

10. Newslaundry: Gene Therapy

 

 

 

 

 

11. RadioLab: Breaking news

 

 

 

 

12. Medium: Billy Bragg’s Guide to the Music of Dissent

 

 

 

 

13. Nature: CRISPR fixes disease gene in viable human embryos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here's a little sneak peek of the complete episode where we discuss the #RightToPrivacy, #TripleTalaq, Dera Sacha Sauda's chief Gurmeet Baba Ram Rahim, train derailments and more.

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Produced by Shubham Mishra. Recorded by Anil. 

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Samar Khan and Rahul Puri are back with their weekly round-up of sports. This week, they discuss the closing of the English Premier League transfer window and how it becomes messy during the closing period. In the world of cricket, they talk about the return of cricket in Pakistan. Rahul feels the country needs a high-profile series to regain its cricketing lustre. All this and more on this week's Just Sports.

Direct download: JUST_SPORTS_EPISODE-_48.mp3
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NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek of the complete episode where we discuss the Gorakhpur tragedy, Charlottesville rally, Modi's Independence Day speech, the latest probe panel report on Rohith Vemula's suicide & more. For the full-bore Hafta, click here.

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Samar Khan and Rahul Puri are back with their weekly round-up of sports. They talk about how the English Premier League is the toughest amongst all other leagues. In the world of cricket, they talk about the upcoming talented players in the Indian cricket team. They wonder why Rishabh Pant has been removed as the wicketkeeper and discuss other replaceable options.

Lastly, they discuss Usain Bolt's emotional farewell to athletics and how he was one of the best. All this and more on this week's Just Sports. 

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One of this week’s most significant stories was the attack on Amarnath pilgrims. A yatri bus and a police party were attacked in Anantnag along the Jammu-Srinagar Highway. Seven Amarnath pilgrims were killed while twelve including three policemen were injured after militants attacked on Monday. The Hafta team discusses the Indian media coverage on it. Hartosh Singh Bal, political editor of The Caravan, joins the regular Hafta gang, that is, Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan, Anand Ranganathan and Manisha Pande to discuss this and the FIR against AIB's Tanmay Bhat. We also discuss the Bihar Grand Alliance's wobbly status and what it may lead to. Hartosh constantly disagrees with Abhinandan on various topics as they take the debate forward.

Direct download: NL_Hafta_Episode-128.mp3
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NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek of the complete episode where we discuss Mumbai's Maratha Kranti Morcha rally, Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat, Ahmed Patel, Quit India movement, Chandigarh stalking case of Haryana BJP chief's son Vikas Barala & more.

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Produced by Shubham Mishra. Recorded by Anil.
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Direct download: Chhota_Hafta_Episode-_132.mp3
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Samar Khan and Rahul Puri are back with their weekly round-up of sports. This week, it's everything about the upcoming football season in the second episode of football special. In this episode, they talk about the players to watch out for, they discuss the big money players and also about the other leagues. All this and more on this week's Just Sports.

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Direct download: Just_Sports_Episode-_46.mp3
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The central government rolled out GST last week pitching it as One Nation One Tax. Abhinandan Sekhri, Atul Chaurasia, Manisha Pande, Anand Ranganathan and Anand Vardhan discuss pros and cons of GST; is it really a 'One Nation One Tax', Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Israel visit; what took so long for an Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel? Also, Sikkim standoff, Donald Trump vs CNN, communal riots in West Bengal after a Facebook post and a lot more. Listen up, there are song dedications in the end too.

Direct download: NL_Hafta_Episode-127.mp3
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