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How aware do you think you are about your laws? Do you look up laws and sections of the IPC, and say to yourself, 'it's complicated?' Well, Know Your Kanoon is a podcast to help you inch closer to understanding the laws and your rights. As a civil, criminal and tax lawyer, Amber Rana addresses questions from listeners and gives you insights into the various implications of the laws, rights, and sections under specific circumstances. This show aims to bring clarity and awareness about the leg ...
 
Take a step back from noisy political debates and tune in to rich conversations on India and the world. The Pragati Podcast is a weekly talkshow on public policy, economics and international relations. Science-geek-turned-policy-wonk Pavan Srinath talks to scholars and experts on everything from India's unique genetics to why China isn't really trying to take over the world. New episodes out every Thursday. The Pragati Podcast is the titular podcast of the online magazine Pragati, and has a ...
 
Each week, Milan Vaishnav and his guests from around the world break down the latest developments in Indian politics, economics, foreign policy, society, and culture for a global audience. Grand Tamasha is a co-production of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Hindustan Times.
 
The world is anarchical - If you’re powerful enough, then rules don’t matter. But what are the rules? And who follows them? Global affairs is fascinating and complex – States of Anarchy will help you make sense of it. Foreign policy enthusiast, Hamsini Hariharan tackles issues in the the fields of international relations, global affairs and foreign policy to give you the context you need to make sense of the 21 st century.
 
All public policies -- indeed, all actions by humans -- have two kinds of effects: the effects that are intended, and visible; and unintended consequences, which are invisible. The Seen and the Unseen is a podcast that aims to examine both the seen and the unseen effects of our actions. Presented by Amit Varma (a journalist for a decade-and-a-half, and winner of the prestigious Bastiat Prize for journalism in 2007 and 2015 -- the only person to win it twice), the show takes on a specific pub ...
 
The Ganatantra podcast is about politics in India, but steering clear of intrigue and personalities, and the everyday news cycle. Join political science thinker Dr Sarayu Natarajan, the founder of Aapti Institute, a think tank which looks at issues of technology and policy; and policy lawyer Alok Prasanna Kumar, Senior Resident Fellow at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy in Bengaluru, as we bring data, academic works and nuanced perspectives into understanding how politics in India works, ap ...
 
Welcome to Smile India, hosted by the Media Consultant Shifa Maitra, where you get positive and uplifting news on India. Shifa shares the profile of people and institutions that are doing great work in the nation-building. The podcast also sheds light on interesting rituals and practices that help us thrive. Our host gives some tips that can help you to do your bit for India. This is the kind of news that makes you feel good about your country and is guaranteed to make you smile. Tune in to ...
 
The Carnegie-Tsinghua China in the World podcast is a series of conversations between Director Paul Haenle and Chinese and international experts on China’s foreign policy, China’s international role, and China’s relations with the world, brought to you from the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center located in Beijing, China.
 
Ever wondered how automation will change the world? Maybe you puzzle over what India could do to ease traffic congestion, or how China's aircraft carriers will transform Indian Ocean geopolitics? All Things Policy, a daily podcast brought to you by the Takshashila Institution, brings you all the answers. Every weekday, our researchers break down complex economic and geopolitical ideas through the lens of current events. For everyone from the busy executive to the curious student, All Things ...
 
Manupatra, pioneer in online legal research in India since 2001, is India’s premier legal information resource. It is the largest content aggregator of Indian and International material, linking primary information, secondary material and proprietary analytical content.
 
ತಲೆ-ಹರಟೆ ಕನ್ನಡ ಪಾಡ್ಕಾಸ್ಟ್. ಹರಟೆ ಅಂದ್ರೆ ಯಾರಿಗೆ ತಾನೇ ಇಷ್ಟ ಇಲ್ಲ? ತಲೆ ಹರಟೆ ಪಾಡ್ಕಾಸ್ಟ್ ನಲ್ಲಿ ಕನ್ನಡ ಮತ್ತು ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ ಇಂಗ್ಲಿಷ್ನಲ್ಲಿ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ, ತಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಾನ, ಅಂತರರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ವ್ಯವಹಾರಗಳು, ಎಕನಾಮಿಕ್ಸ್ ನಂತಹ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರಗಳಲ್ಲಿನ ಬೆಳವಣಿಗೆಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮತ್ತು ಭಾರತ,.ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ.ಮತ್ತು ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಮೇಲೆ ಅವು ಬೀರುವ ಪರಿಣಾಮಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಎಕ್ಸ್ಪೆರ್ಟ್ಸ್ ಜೊತೆ, ಪವನ್ ಶ್ರೀನಾಥ್, ಸೂರ್ಯಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಮತ್ತೆ ಗಣೇಶ್ ಚಕ್ರವರ್ತಿ ಅವರು ಪ್ರತಿ ಬುಧವಾರ ಮಾತನಾಡುತ್ತಾರೆ. ಬನ್ನಿ ಕೇಳಿ. The Thalé-Haraté Kannada Podcast is a weekly talkshow that bridges Kannada and English, as well as ...
 
Indicast is India's first multi person podcast and have been at it since 2005. We will be covering anything and everything that might be of interest to a listener of Indian origin so the topics range from Sonia to Sania. The podcast is a mix of english and hindi and we try to keep it very informal. We usually have a serious discussion and balance it out with lighter topic. So expect a good discussion with few laughs.
 
How does one separate news from opinion? Mahrukh Inayet, journalist and news editor cuts the clutter and analyses stories that matter to you. She loves facts and likes to stick to them. Join Mahrukh on her podcast where she gives you a pure analysis of what's happening around you.
 
Power Problems is a bi-weekly podcast from the Cato Institute. Hosts Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford offer a skeptical take on U.S. foreign policy, and discuss today’s big questions in international security with distinguished guests from across the political spectrum. Podcast Hashtag: #FPPowerProblems. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Fearless music activists. Savvy tech entrepreneurs. Social disrupters. Into Africa shatters the narratives that dominate U.S. perceptions of Africa. Host Judd Devermont, Africa program director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C., sits down with policymakers, journalists, academics and other trailblazers in African affairs to shine a spotlight on the faces spearheading cultural, political, and economic change on the continent.
 
The Indian subcontinent is about the size of Europe and is way more diverse and complicated - but how much do we know about its violent past? The land of Gandhi is also the land of the war-elephant, of gunpowder-wielding infantry, and of nuclear weapons that destroy everything in their wake. In Yuddha, Anirudh Kanisetti (host of Echoes of India: A History Podcast) and Aditya Ramanathan explore the darker, blood-splattered side of India, beyond Bollywood and school textbooks. From the medieva ...
 
Sadhguru, founder of Isha Foundation is a yogi, mystic and spiritual master with a difference. An arresting blend of profundity and pragmatism, his life and work serve as a reminder that inner sciences are not esoteric philosophies from an outdated past, but a contemporary science vitally relevant to our times.
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
There is a world of difference between the theory we learnt in school and the reality we experience everyday. This is especially true about Civics. This podcast lays bare the gap between what textbooks preach to school kids about politics and what we actually see in Indian politics. Starting with the 8th Grade CBSE CIvics textbook ( https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1x21Px3Cj8JJ3PvdahlHCcDJFajAKtiIQ?usp=sharing ), every episode will have a guest who will talk about their reflections, do ...
 
Bangalore International Centre (BIC) is a non profit, public institution which serves as an inclusive platform for informed conversations, arts and culture. BIC TALKS aims to be a regular bi-weekly podcast that will foster discussions, dialogue, ideas, cultural enterprise and more.
 
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Modernity is many things. Urbanization, industrialization, technologization. At its simplest, it’s a project of supposed improvement, science, and progress. As a project, then, modernity seeks to expand itself. If improvements can be made, they should be made.Exploration was at the heart of the modern expansionist drive that began in earnest in the…
 
Bovine politics exposes fault lines within contemporary Indian society, where eating beef is simultaneously a violation of sacred taboos, an expression of marginalized identities, and a route to cosmopolitan sophistication. The recent rise of Hindu nationalism has further polarized traditional views: Dalits, Muslims, and Christians protest threats …
 
We look back at the fight for disability rights in the UK and India in the 1990s, plus the remarkable life of Helen Keller as told by her great niece, how a Rwandan Paralympic volleyball team made history, and the invention of the iconic disability vehicle, the Invacar. And we speak to Colin Barnes, Emeritus Professor of Disability Studies at Leeds…
 
An introduction to the philosophy of Francis Bacon, the father of empiricism. Bacon was born in London in 1561. He was an establishment figure born into one of the most powerful families in Britain. He as a member of the house of commons and the house of lords for 37 years, a lawyer, Attorney General, and a member of the Privy Council, the group wh…
 
Ithamar Theodor's The Bhagavad-Gītā: A Critical Introduction (Routledge, 2020) is a systematic and comprehensive introduction to one of the most read texts in South Asia. The Bhagavad-gītā is at its core a religious text, a philosophical treatise and a literary work, which has occupied an authoritative position within Hinduism for the last millenni…
 
In the mid-1980s, Goa witnessed mass demonstrations, violent protests and political mobilising, following which Konkani was declared the official language of the Goan territory. However, Konkani was recognised only in the Devanagari script, one of two scripts used for the language in Goa, the other being the Roman script. Set against this historica…
 
India's police forces have long been under the direct control of state politicians, but the challenge of police politicisation is coming the fore increasingly in recent years. Instances of harm caused by the politicisation are apparent in the police handling of the Delhi Riots of 1984, the Gujarat riots of 2002 and the recent riots in N.E. Delhi. T…
 
By Alex Clarke Welcome because this week the Bilge Pumps crew thinks they have escaped reality as they grapple with the news of the Type 32, Britain increasing its defense spending, and most importantly, the Bilge Pumps Curse. So without much further ado, in Episode 25 good Jamie is back, bad news is our guest … Continue reading Bilge Pumps Episode…
 
Sadhguru speaks about stability as an absolute necessity to live exuberantly without crashing. Find out how to establish stability, why it has nothing to do with control but with clarity, and how identifications play in. [divider] Editor's Note: Connect with Sadhguru! Download the Sadhguru App and get access to Sadhguru’s articles, videos, daily qu…
 
How is vaccine effectiveness calculated? Should ministers be part of vaccine clinical trials? Sunila Dixit is joined by Ameya Paleja and Shambhavi Naik to discuss the latest developments in vaccines to combat COVID-19. Ask us your questions about COVID-19 vaccines by emailing us at research@takshashila.org or tweet to us @TakshashilaInst You can fo…
 
First, we’re speaking with The Indian Express’s Deeptiman Tiwary about a scandal over alleged encroachments of public land in Jammu and Kashmir, and feature many prominent names, including former chief ministers Farooq and Omar Abdullah. Then, we’re speaking with Debraj Deb in Agartala about violent opposition to the resettlement of over 30,000 peo…
 
It's been 12 years to 26/11. Mahrukh Inayet recounts what happened on the night of the terror attack and thereafter. The lessons learnt. Listen on this special episode of #TheNote Talk to Mahrukh on Twitter @mahrukhinayet. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/andro…
 
On this hilarious episode, Cyrus is joined by comedian Abijit Ganguly, along with Amit and Silverie (Antariksh) to talk about the latest goings-on with Donald Trump and his administration's non-conceding ways, Trump's legal team lawyer Sidney Powell and her weird and kooky claims, Kangana Ranaut and her bizarre pic with her nephew, the White Hat Jr…
 
The Kerala State government has backed down from amending its Police Act to include imprisonment for social media posts considered "offensive" or "defamatory". But different efforts to tackle disinformation across the country throughout 2020 indicate that we risk short-term responses without considering the long-term fall out. In this episode, Roha…
 
In today’s episode, we’re first talking with The Indian Express’s Udit Misra about why a proposal suggesting that big corporates be allowed to open banks has sparked such a controversy. Also what are the big risks that come with implementing such a move? Then, we’re speaking with Sukrita Baruah about the death of Delhi University student Aishwarya …
 
This essay is part of "On China's New Silk Road," a podcast by the Global Reporting Centre that tracks China's global ambitions. Over nine episodes, Mary Kay Magistad, a former China correspondent for The World, partners with local journalists on five continents to uncover the effects of the most sweeping global infrastructure initiative in history…
 
All eyes are on Georgia now, as the campaigns for both senate seats are underway to determine which party will control the US Senate. For Democrats, the starting point for winning in Georgia is the historic work of Stacey Abrams. When she ran for governor of Georgia in 2018 as the first African American and the first woman candidate, she got more v…
 
Why is the State Department's Office of Policy Planning so obsessed with George Kennan...and China's ideology? The untold story of how America lost economic primacy in Asia, and why nobody talks about it now. What is IR theory good for? Why cancelling student debt matters. The non-interview at Australian National University. Also this episode: what…
 
“India is not yet a nation. It is still in an improvisational mode like a jazz band that needs to perform repeatedly together in order to uplift every voice in the chorus,” Suraj Yengde writes in his explosive text, Caste Matters (India Viking, 2019). Yengde, a first-generation Dalit scholar educated across continents, challenges deep-seated belief…
 
Of the many questions being asked about U.S. president-elect Joe Biden’s foreign policy, chief among them is how the new president might handle relations with China. The future trajectory of U.S.-China relations matters not just for the U.S. and China, but it also has real implications for India—its economics, politics, and foreign policy. On the p…
 
Sexual misconduct by military peacekeepers and abuses perpetrated by civilian peacekeepers and non-UN civilian interveners is a serious problem to local peoples and humanitarian efforts. It affects the capacity of the international community to achieve its goals related to stability and peacebuilding, and its legitimacy in the eyes of local and glo…
 
On this episode, Amber chats with lawyer founder of South Asian Women In The Law Mentorship Program (SAWLMP) about the initiative, how they are helping the South Asian women in Canada in the field of law and on issues of diveristy, the need for inclusion in the legal profession along with representation of women in all areas of law such as firms, c…
 
While the pandemic rages on without end, the 73rd World Health Assembly has passed important resolutions relating to vaccination, food security, and other diseases. Manoj Kewalramani and Sunila Dixit talk about the recent resolutions as well as the controversial resolution passed in May calling for an investigation into WHO handling of the crisis. …
 
First, we’re speaking with The Indian Express’s Prabha Raghavan about why the success of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine candidate matters for India and why the data being released so far needs further scrutiny. Then, we’re looking at the Uttar Pradesh government’s decision to introduce an ordinance against forced conversions for marriage, that is b…
 
In Enduring Cancer: Life, Death, and Diagnosis in Delhi (Duke UP, 2020) Dwaipayan Banerjee explores the efforts of Delhi's urban poor to create a livable life with cancer as patients and families negotiate an overextended health system unequipped to respond to the disease. Owing to long wait times, most urban poor cancer patients do not receive a d…
 
For many Indian philosophers, language is inextricably tied up with conceptualization. In Indian Perspectives on Consciousness, Language and Self (Routledge, 2020), Marco Ferrante shows how a set of tenth century philosophers living in Kashmir argue for the existence of a self on the basis of the interrelationship between linguistic concepts and me…
 
President Donald Trump has shown excitement about the newly created Space Force division of the military. Is it worth the hype? According to Robert Farley, there is still too much unknown to make that call. 1.Robert M. Farley bio: https://www.uky.edu/~rmfarl2/ 2. There is no link yet to his Cato paper referenced as it has yet to be published. It’s …
 
Joshua Mathew talks to Sheila Kumar about the life and story of Donald Anderson (1934-2014), one of the last colonial hunters or shikharis, who was a resident of Bangalore and lived a life quite removed from 21st century experiences and norms. They discuss Joshua’s 2018 book, The Last White Hunter: Reminiscences of a Colonial Shikhari and the theme…
 
With election season coming around, here's a look back at the first Indian elections. Ornit Shani joins Hamsini Hariharan to discuss how the government prepared for the first Indian elections between 1951 and 1952. For questions or comments, reach out to the host @HamsiniH (https://twitter.com/omeriHamsini) or on Instagram @statesofanarchy (https:/…
 
The Takshashila Institution has launched a new book, India's Marathon: Reshaping the Post-Pandemic World Order, a collection of essays by public intellectuals about our changing world and what India needs to do to thrive. In this episode, lawyer and accountant Surya Prakash BS joins Pranay Kotasthane to talk about how India's byzantine revenue syst…
 
First, Kaunain Sheriff talks about the first official assessment of the fallout of the pandemic and how it highlights the various aspects on which the government fell short. Next, Amitabh Sinha talks about the states that are seeing a rise in cases again and why, apart from government measures, people will have to take the onus on changing their be…
 
While most international sporting events like the Olympics were canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, last month China hosted the League of Legends annual World Championship in Shanghai. A total of 600 players from around the world underwent three weeks of quarantine to compete in person during the monthlong, team-based esports compet…
 
In this far-ranging and erudite exploration of the South Asian past, Sumit Guha discusses the shaping of social and historical memory in world-historical context. He presents memory as the result of both remembering and forgetting and of the preservation, recovery, and decay of records. By describing how these processes work through sociopolitical …
 
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