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All Things Policy: Examining The Economist 2

 Yazad Jal and Manoj Kewalramani join Nitin Pai discuss the nuances of the articles in the latest edition of The Economist (May 18th). Tune in for insights on the US-China new “cold war”, comedic happenings in politics, the intolerance...

All Things Policy: Politicising The Military

Has politicisation affected the Indian military? Should our senior officers have a “cooling off” period before they’re allowed to join a political party? Gen. Prakash Menon joins Pranay Kotasthane and Yazad Jal to discuss these issues. Subscribe and listen to...

All Things Policy: Examining The Economist

Yazad Jal and Anupam Manur join Nitin Pai to dive into the latest edition of The Economist and discuss the nuances of the articles that they found the most intriguing. Tune in for insights on US-China trade war, the veracity...

All Things Policy: Need Jobs? Build Cities.

Can relocating state capitals create jobs and give the economy a boost? Nitin Pai and Pranay Kotasthane join Yazad Jal to discuss. Subscribe and listen to the podcast on: iTunes Castbox Google Podcasts Spotify or any other podcast app.

All Things Policy: Justice Denied

The Supreme Court’s in-house probe panel has given a clean chit to CJI Ranjan Gogoi after allegations of sexual harassment against him. But the probe ignored the well-established Vishakha guidelines for dealing with such allegations. Surya Prakash BS joins Yazad...

All Things Policy: China and Masood Azhar

Why did China finally allow Masood Azhar to be sanctioned by the UN? What do these sanctions actually achieve? What are China’s motivations behind doing this now? And how will it affect the India-China dynamic? Manoj Kewalramani and Suyash Desai...

All Things Policy: Poets and Kings Then and Now

Why did pre-modern Indian states patronise poetry? How did poets balance their commitments to kings with their ideas of social justice? Are there lessons that modern India can learn from our historical attitude towards the arts? Author and ancient literature...

All Things Policy: The Paradoxes of Prediction

How do prediction markets work? Do they offer advantages over traditional methods? And why did they go wrong in predicting Trump’s election or Brexit? Anupam Manur and Pranay Kotasthane talk to Yazad Jal. Subscribe and listen to the podcast on:...

All Things Policy: Bubble Boy

 A revolutionary new gene therapy hijacks the human immunodeficiency (HIV) virus to cure inherited immune disorders such as SCID – also known as Bubble Boy Disease. Is this the start of a bold new age in healthcare? Shambhavi Naik...

Jobscape: demographic dividend, gig economy and election season

Welcome back to the Jobscape, our weekly round-up of news and opinion on the state of employment and job creation in India. This week we discuss India’s demographic dividend, election season and the gig economy. Job creation news Lets start...
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