Newslaundry Podcast (general)

Mumbai witnessed a massive march on Wednesday as the Maratha community organised a silent protest rally with lakhs of protesters joining it demanding reservation and justice for a raped and murdered minor. Abhinandan Sekhri, Anand Ranganathan, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan and Raman Kirpal discuss the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat, Ahmed Patel, Amit Shah; the 75th anniversary of the Quit India movement. Abhinandan tries to find out if the RSS played a role in Quit India Movement or not? They also discuss the Chandigarh stalking case of Haryana BJP chief's son Vikas Barala. Listen up, there's a song dedication in the end too.

For reference:

1. A review of #NLHafta from Prakash Iyer, Rahul and Ayush

2.Guardian: Usain Bolt: now you see him, soon you won’t

3. LiveMint: When problems become sacred

4. Goodreads: Yours Guru Dutt: Intimate Letters Of A Great Indian Filmmaker

5. Atlantic: This article won't change your mind

6. Newslaundry: #MediaRumble: Europe’s youngest editor-in-chief talks about subscription-driven news models

7. Newslaundry: The business of news: profit, non-profit or subscriber only?

8. Goodreads: A Million Mutinies Now

9. Newslaundry: Don’t belittle Rajaji and Gandhi to make Ambedkar look taller

10. Newslaundry: Hindi cinema: Being political in the Nehruvian era - Part I

11. LinkedIn: Differences between Men and Women are Vastly Exaggerated

12. Blogspot: Cosmo Manoos

13. Penguin Random House: On Tyranny

14. Newslaundry: #DalitAtrocity: We aren’t brave enough to face the truth

15. NPR: Episode 767: Georgetown, Louisiana, Part Two

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NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall but we love our listeners.So, here's a little sneak peak of the complete Hafta where we discuss #DeraViolence, Demonetisation, Floods in India, Anna Hazare, Robert Vadra and more.

 

Direct download: Chhota_Hafta_Episode-135.mp3
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Samar Khan and Rahul Puri are back with their weekly round-up of sports. They talk about the cricket performance by Bangladesh and West Indies. Samar Khan is really surprised by the performance of the West Indies cricket team. He felt they went out and showed spine. In the world of football, they talk about where the season is going to go. Samar feels Chelsea seem to have found their rhythm. Rahul Puri talks about how Arsenal and Tottenham are in real trouble. All this and more on this week's Just Sports.

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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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Category:general -- posted at: 4:54pm IST

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. 

Direct download: Chhota_Hafta_Episode-_134.mp3
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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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Direct download: Chhota_Hafta_Episode-_133.mp3
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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
Category:general -- posted at: 10:44pm IST