643: The Citizenship Amendment Bill, no repo rate cut by RBI and Unnao rape victim

20:33
 
Share
 

Manage episode 247578679 series 2465494
By Audioboom and The Indian Express. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet cleared the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 granting exemption to a large part of the North East region. In the first segment, Deeptiman Tiwary, explains the reasons for this change and whether the bill will face criticism to the extent that it did last time it tried to pass. Next, Udit Misra talks about the reason why the RBI's monetary policy committee decided to not cut the repo rate, why it came as a surprise to many and the reason it might be worried. And last, a 23-year-old gangrape victim was set on fire allegedly by five men in the Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh.

943 episodes