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Weekly wrap of events of the week peppered with c…


Hafta 288: Media’s coverage of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death and the Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan
Aug 8 • 105 min
In this week’s episode, the in-house panel featuring Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Raman Kripal is joined by Mayank Shekhar, a film critic and recipient of the ‘Ramnath Goenka Award. He’s also the author of Amazon’s bestselling book, ‘Name Place…
Hafta 287: The Dalit identity and Indian politics, New Education Policy, and more
Aug 1 • 139 min
In this week’s Newslaundry’s panel of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Raman Kripal, and Anand Vardhan are joined by Suraj Yengde, an award winning scholar, author, and activist in the field of caste, race, and ethnicity studies and labour migration in…
Hafta 286: Assam floods, contempt proceedings against Prashant Bhushan, Covid sero survey, and more
Jul 25 • 103 min
In this week’s NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Mehraj D Lone and Manisha Pande are joined by Sushanta Talukdar, editor of NEZINE, an online magazine focusing on India’s Northeast region.The discussion starts off with the Assam…
Hafta 285: Chabahar-Zahedan project, Rajasthan political crisis, cancel culture, and more
Jul 18 • 128 min
In this week’s NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kripal, Mehraj D Lone, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan are joined by Suhasini Haider, diplomatic editor of the Hindu. The conversation kicks off with discussing how Iran dropped India from…
Hafta 281: India-China conflict, Sushant Singh Rajput, reporting on suicide, and more
Jul 11 • 112 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, Raman Kirpal, and Anand Vardhan are joined by two guests: Mohan Guruswamy, author and chairman-founder of the Centre for Policy Alternatives & The Guruswamy…
Hafta 284: Vikas Dubey, CBSE’s revised syllabus, Jyotiraditya Scindia, and more
Jul 11 • 90 min
In this week’s NL Hafta, the Newslaundry panel of Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Mehraj D Lone and Manisha Pande discuss gangster Vikas Dubey’s arrest, Jyotiraditya Scindia’s speech, and cancel culture.The discussion starts with Scindia naming former…
Hafta 283: Thoothukudi custodial deaths, police brutality in India, Sopore photograph, and more
Jul 4 • 112 min
In this week’s NL Hafta, the Newslaundry panel of Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Mehraj D Lone, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan are joined by Sandhya Ravishankar, award-winning journalist and editor of the Lede. The conversation centres on police…
Hafta 280: Baghjan fire, healthcare in Delhi, J&K’s media policy, and more
Jul 4 • 99 min
In this week’s NL Hafta, the Newslaundry team of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone and Raman Kirpal are joined by Anoo Bhuyan, a reporter with IndiaSpend currently writing on healthcare. Among other things, the panel talks about the…
Hafta 282: India-China conflict, Patanjali’s Coronil, Jagannath Rath Yatra, and more
Jun 29 • 94 min
In this edition of Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone and Raman Kirpal are joined by Ajai Shukla, a defence journalist, former colonel of the Indian army, and current consulting editor at Business Standard. The panel…
Chhota Hafta 282
Jun 27 • 31 min
In this edition of Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone and Raman Kirpal are joined by Ajai Shukla, a defence journalist, former colonel of the Indian army, and current consulting editor at Business Standard. Ajai explains…
Hafta 279: George Floyd, content moderation on social media, bigotry at home, and more
Jun 27 • 112 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Anand Vardhan, Mehraj D Lone and Manisha Pande are joined by Emily Schmall, South Asia correspondent for the Associated Press. The panel discusses the murder of George Floyd and the protests…
Hafta 278: Cyclone Amphan, rerouting of Shramik Special trains, India-China dispute, and more
Jun 20 • 91 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Shoaib Daniyal, associate editor at Scroll. The panel starts with a discussion on Cyclone Amphan and the resultant devastation in West Bengal.…
Chhota Hafta 281
Jun 20 • 31 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, Raman Kirpal, and Anand Vardhan are joined by two guests: Mohan Guruswamy, author and chairman-founder of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, and Tanmoy Goswami,…
Chhota Hafta 280
Jun 13 • 36 min
In this week’s NL Hafta, the Newslaundry team of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone and Raman Kirpal are joined by Anoo Bhuyan, a reporter with IndiaSpend currently writing on healthcare. While explaining how the fire in the Baghjan oil field…
Chhota Hafta 279
Jun 6 • 27 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Anand Vardhan, Mehraj D Lone and Manisha Pande are joined by Emily Schmall, South Asia correspondent for the Associated Press. The panel discusses the murder of George Floyd and the protests…
Chhota Hafta 278
May 30 • 40 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Shoaib Daniyal, associate editor at Scroll. Discussing the rerouting of Shramik Special trains, Mehraj says, “I am just at a loss. Even…
Hafta 277: India-Nepal border dispute, Covid-19 cases at Zee News, Cyclone Amphan, and more
May 27 • 104 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by our in-house team of Raman Kirpal, Mehraj D Lone, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan. Discussing the recent border dispute between India and Nepal, Anand describes the dispute’s historical context…
Chhota Hafta 277
May 23 • 40 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by our in-house team of Raman Kirpal, Mehraj D Lone, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan.Talking about the Covid-19 cases at Zee News, and Newslaundry’s recent report about the cluster, Abhinandan says…
Hafta 264: Amulya Leona, Trump’s visit, AAP’s Hanuman politics, and more
May 19 • 116 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, and Anand Vardhan of Newslaundry are joined by Shelly Walia, senior editor at the Quint.Rather surprisingly, this episode kicks off with a healthy debate on whether litti chokha…
Hafta 265: Delhi violence, Trump’s visit, Weinstein’s conviction, and more
May 19 • 101 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, and Raman Kirpal of Newslaundry are joined by Neha Dixit, journalist and professor at Ashoka University.The podcast starts with a discussion on media reports on the Delhi riots.…
Hafta 266: Delhi violence, coronavirus, parliament ruckus, and more
May 19 • 111 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Anand Vardhan, and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Kapil Komireddi, author and journalist.They start with a discussion on the Delhi violence. Abhinandan asks the panellists how…
Hafta 268: Coronavirus hits India, Modi speaks, Gogoi goes to Rajya Sabha, and more
May 19 • 93 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Suhasini Haider, diplomatic editor of the Hindu newspaper, and Dr Arjun Dang, CEO of Dr Dang’s Labs.Starting off with a discussion on the…
Hafta 269: India’s lockdown, the role of journalists during a crisis, police brutality, and more
May 19 • 94 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande, and Mehraj D Lone are joined by data journalist Rukmini S.Abhinandan begins by bringing up Rukmini’s piece in The Print where she wrote that India could see up to…
Hafta 276: Bois Locker Room, Atmanirbharta, changes to labour laws, and more
May 19 • 108 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Mehraj D Lone, Raman Kirpal, and Manisha Pande are joined by Pragya Tiwari, journalist and regional director of Flint Asia. Starting off with the “Bois Locker Room” controversy, Pragya suggests…
Hafta 275: Pulitzer Prize, Karnataka’s migrant workers, liquor stores reopening, and more
May 19 • 102 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, and Anand Vardhan are joined by Yogita Limaye, the India correspondent for the BBC. The conversation begins with the gas leak in Visakhapatnam and…
Hafta 274: Fake news and TV channels, Aarogya Setu, Arnab Goswami’s interrogation, and more
May 19 • 89 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan, and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Pratik Sinha, co-founder of AltNews.Abhinandan asks what everyone thinks about the interrogation of journalists during the pandemic,…
Hafta 273: Kashmiri journalists, Arnab Goswami on Palghar, Ramachandra Guha, and more
May 16 • 90 min
In this week’s episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kripal, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, and Anand Vardhan are joined by Anuradha Bhasin, executive editor of Kashmir Times.Abhinandan asks Anuradha how reporting is being carried out…
Chhota Hafta 276
May 16 • 38 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Mehraj D Lone, Raman Kirpal, and Manisha Pande are joined by Pragya Tiwari, journalist and regional director of Flint Asia. Starting off with the “Bois Locker Room” controversy, Pragya suggests…
Hafta 272: Arrest of ABP Majha journalist, India Today’s ‘sting operation’, and more
May 9 • 92 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kripal, Manisha Pande, and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Supriya Sharma, executive editor of Scroll.Abhinandan asks Supriya about the arrest of an ABP Majha journalist for allegedly…
Chhota Hafta 275
May 9 • 29 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, and Anand Vardhan are joined by Yogita Limaye, the India correspondent for the BBC. Talking about liquor stores being opened, Manisha says the…
Hafta 270: Tablighi Jamaat, Covid-19 testing in India, media coverage of the outbreak, and more
May 2 • 92 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande, and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Dhanya Rajendran, editor-in-chief of The News Minute.Starting off with the Tablighi Jamaat controversy, Dhanya explains how the…
Chhota Hafta 274
May 2 • 29 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan, and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Pratik Sinha, co-founder of AltNews.Discussing the interrogation of Arnab Goswami, Pratik says the issue comes down to “what is more…
Hafta 271: Media and government ads, #9Baje9Minute, Covid-19 in West Bengal, and more
May 2 • 102 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande, and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Anand Vardhan and Shaoib Daniyal, associate editor at Scroll.Abhinandan asks Shoaib about the situation in West Bengal, regarding…
Chhota Hafta 273
Apr 25 • 37 min
In this week’s episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kripal, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, and Anand Vardhan are joined by Anuradha Bhasin, executive editor of Kashmir Times.Discussing the few journalists bringing out stories in…
Chhota Hafta 272
Apr 18 • 22 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kripal, Manisha Pande, and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Supriya Sharma, executive editor of Scroll.Abhinandan asks Supriya about the arrest of an ABP Majha journalist for allegedly…
Chhota Hafta 271
Apr 11 • 35 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande, and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Anand Vardhan and Shaoib Daniyal, associate editor at Scroll.Abhinandan brings up Sonia Gandhi’s letter to the prime minister,…
Chhota Hafta 270
Apr 4 • 32 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande, and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Dhanya Rajendran, editor-in-chief of The News Minute.Starting off with the Tablighi Jamaat controversy, Dhanya explains how the…
Chhota Hafta 269
Mar 28 • 37 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande, and Mehraj D Lone are joined by data journalist Rukmini S.Abhinandan begins by bringing up Rukmini’s piece in The Print where she wrote that India could see up to…
Chhota Hafta 268
Mar 21 • 55 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Suhasini Haider, diplomatic editor of the Hindu newspaper, and Dr Arjun Dang, CEO of Dr Dang’s Labs.They discuss the coronavirus pandemic, how…
Chhota Hafta 267
Mar 14 • 32 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Arfa Khanum, senior editor at The Wire. They discuss the Delhi and Central government’s involvement after the Delhi violence, how India is dealing…
Hafta 267: AAP’s response to Delhi riots, Jyotiraditya Scindia, coronavirus pandemic, and more
Mar 14 • 90 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Mehraj D Lone are joined by Arfa Khanum, senior editor at The Wire.Kicking off with the Aam Aadmi Party’s involvement — or lack of it — in the aftermath of the Delhi violence,…
Hafta 262: PSA slapped on Kashmiri leaders, Delhi election, and more
Mar 14 • 118 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, and Anand Vardhan of Newslaundry are joined by journalist Faye D’souzaThey discuss the issue of Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah being slapped with the Public Safety Act. Mehraj…
Chhota Hafta Episode -266
Mar 7 • 32 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into this week’s episode.In this episode, Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Anand Vardhan and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Kapil Komireddi, author…
Hafta 254: Citizenship law, Delhi fire, death penalty, and more
Feb 29 • 95 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by author and journalist Samrat X.They begin with a discussion on the Citizenship Amendment Bill that has garnered massive attention…
Hafta 255: Citizenship law, Data Protection Bill, and more
Feb 29 • 116 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Meghnad S and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Betwa Sharma, Politics Editor at HuffPost India.They begin with a discussion on the nationwide protests against the Citizenship…
Hafta 257: Modi’s speech, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Iranian general’s assassination, and more
Feb 29 • 73 min
This episode of NL Hafta is hosted by Manisha Pande, who is joined by Mehraj D Lone, Raman Kirpal and Meghnad S of Newslaundry.Manisha starts by asking her colleagues about their highs and lows of the year gone by and their hopes for 2020. They all…
Chhota Hafta Episode -265
Feb 29 • 34 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, and Raman Kirpal of Newslaundry are joined by Neha Dixit, journalist and professor at Ashoka University.The podcast starts with a discussion on media reports on the Delhi riots.…
Hafta 261: Budget and Economic Survey, Kunal Kamra, Jamia shooter, and more
Feb 29 • 86 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal, Mehraj D Lone and Madhu Trehan are joined by Vivek Kaul, an author who’s been writing a series on the Union Budget for Newslaundry.Vivek starts the conversation with the 2020 Budget and the…
Chhota Hafta Episode-264
Feb 22 • 38 min
Hafta has gone behind the paywall. But since we love our listeners, here’s a sneak peek into this week’s episode.Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan, and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Shelly Walia, senior editor at the Quint, to…
Hafta 260: Delhi election, Jeff Bezos hack, Coronavirus in China, and more
Feb 22 • 120 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan, and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Advaita Kala, novelist and commentator.They talk about the impending Delhi election and the nomination process. In a strange turn…
Hafta 263: Delhi election results, Shikara, reservation in promotions, and more
Feb 17 • 143 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Kaveree Bamzai, author and former editor of India Today, and Sanjay Rajoura, stand-up comedian and a member of Aisi Taisi Democracy. This episode…
Chhota Hafta Episode-262
Feb 8 • 39 min
Hafta has gone behind the paywall. But since we love our listeners, here’s a sneak peek into this week’s episode.Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan, and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by journalist Faye D’souza to discuss how the…
Chhota Hafta Episode-261
Feb 1 • 31 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal, Mehraj D Lone and Madhu Trehan are joined by Vivek Kaul, an author who’s been writing a series on the Union Budget for Newslaundry.Vivek starts the conversation with the 2020 Budget and the…
Chhota Hafta Episode-260
Jan 25 • 39 min
Hafta has gone behind the paywall. But since we love our listeners, here’s a sneak peek into this week’s episode.Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan, and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Advaita Kala, novelist and commentator, to…
Hafta 259: Davinder Singh, JNU sting, Delhi election, and more
Jan 18 • 89 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal, and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Anuradha Bhasin of Kashmir Times. Abhinandan begins the discussion by asking Anuradha about the significance of the arrest of…
Hafta 258: JNU Violence, Kanhaiya’s speech, Delhi elections, and more
Jan 11 • 116 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan, and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Rohan Venkataramakrishnan from Scroll. The episode also features three Newslaundry subscribers, Dhiraj Krishna Kumar,…
Hafta 253: Hyderabad killings, Citizenship Bill, Donald Trump’s impeachment, and more
Jan 10 • 97 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Joanna Slater, the India Bureau Chief of The Washington Post. They begin with a discussion on the gangrape and murder of a…
Chhota Hafta Episode-257
Jan 4 • 31 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.This episode of NL Hafta is hosted by Manisha Pande, who is joined by Mehraj D Lone, Raman Kirpal and Meghnad S of Newslaundry.. They…
Hafta 256: Jharkhand elections, Modi’s Speech, citizenship law stir, Delhi winter, and more
Dec 28, 2019 • 110 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan, and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Aditya Menon from The Quint.They begin with a discussion on BJP’s offensive tweet about the Tamil icon EV Ramasamy Periyar.…
Hafta 252: Maharashtra, Pragya Singh Thakur, Trans Bill 2019, and more
Dec 21, 2019 • 107 min
In this episode of Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande and Meghnad S are joined by Sudhir Suryawanshi, the man behind Katta News, the only media outlet that managed to sift through the chaos during the Maharashtra political crisis.…
Chhota Hafta Episode-255
Dec 21, 2019 • 32 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Meghnad S and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Betwa Sharma,…
Chhota Hafta Episode-254
Dec 14, 2019 • 33 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by author and…
Hafta 251: Electoral Bonds, JNU, Pragya Thakur, and more
Dec 14, 2019 • 76 min
In this episode of Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Meghnad S are joined by freelance journalists, Nitin Sethi and Vrinda Gopinath. The panel discusses the big news of the week — electoral bonds, Pragya Thakur’s nomination on parliamentary…
NL Interviews: GD Bakshi in conversation with Abhinandan Sekhri (Teaser)
Dec 11, 2019 • 14 min
To watch the unedited interview, Subscribe to Newslaundry.Click here to watch the full 1 hour 7 minute interview: https://www.newslaundry.com/2019/12/07/nl-interview-gd-bakshi-army-human-rights-the-sarasvati-civilisationMajor General GD Bakshi is a…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 253
Dec 7, 2019 • 28 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. This week’s episode features host Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal and Mehraj D Lone who are joined by Joanna Slater,…
Hafta 250: Ayodhya, Sabarimala, JNU protests, and more
Dec 7, 2019 • 105 min
In this episode, the usual Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, Anand Vardhan and Madhu Trehan is joined by Alok Prasanna Kumar, a senior resident fellow at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. The podcast begins with the panellists…
NL Interviews: Aatish Taseer talks about his love for India and dislike for Modi Sarkar
Dec 3, 2019 • 40 min
The British author and journalist tackles all the criticism that has come his way since his Overseas Citizen of India status was revoked.Early in November, the Narendra Modi government revoked British author and journalist Aatish Taseer’s Overseas Citizen…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 252
Nov 30, 2019 • 33 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. This week’s episode features host Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, and Meghnad S who are joined by Sudhir Suryawanshi, the man…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 251
Nov 23, 2019 • 29 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.This week’s episode features host Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, and Meghnad S who are joined by freelance journalists, Nitin Sethi…
Chhota Hafta - Episode 250
Nov 16, 2019 • 31 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. In this episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone, Anand Vardhan, Madhu Trehan from the Newslaundry team are…
Murder of Faridabad doctor’s family leaves police, neighbours searching for answers
Nov 14, 2019 • 10 min
Residents of Sector 7, Faridabad, National Capital Region, are in a state of shock. On the afternoon of November 9, four members of a family were found dead in their home. The bodies of Dr Praveen Mediratta, his wife Sudesh, their daughter Priyanka and…
Hafta 249: Climate emergency, Delhi police vs lawyers, RCEP trade deal, and more
Nov 9, 2019 • 116 min
In this episode of Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Newslaundry’s Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande and Mehraj D Lone as well as two guests, Shreeshan Venkatesh, editorial head at CarbonCopy, and Vivek, a Newslaundry subscriber who is a journalist…
Hafta 248: EU delegation’s Kashmir visit, Delhi pollution, WhatsApp snooping, and more
Nov 2, 2019 • 105 min
In this episode of Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande and Mehraj D Lone of Newslaundry are joined by Suhasini Haidar, national and diplomatic affairs editor of The Hindu. The panel discusses a range of issues that made news this…
Hafta 247: Maharashtra and Haryana Elections, National Crime Records data and more
Oct 31, 2019 • 79 min
In this episode of Newslaundry Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan and Mehraj Lone are joined by Diksha Madhok, Editor and Director of Quartz India. They discuss the recently concluded assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana,…
Hafta 246: Land Acquisition Act, Ayodhya and more
Oct 31, 2019 • 83 min
This week’s Hafta features host Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan, Mehraj Lone and Raman Kirpal. Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava, Contributing Editor with Business Standard joins in as a special guest.Manisha kicks off the discussion by asking Sambhav why we don’t…
Hafta 245: Mohan Bhagwat on lynching, Modi-Xi meet, the state of journalism, and more
Oct 31, 2019 • 98 min
Hafta is back! The gang reunites with host Abhinandan Sekhri along with Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan and Anand Vardhan. Joining us this week is the newest addition to the Newslaundry team, Mehraj Lone. This week’s podcast begins with the panel discussing…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 247
Oct 26, 2019 • 30 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this episode of Newslaundry Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan and Mehraj Lone are joined by Diksha Madhok,…
Hafta 243: #ClimateStrike, #HowdyModi and more
Oct 26, 2019 • 107 min
Newslaundry Hafta is back with Abhinandan, Raman, Manisha are joined by Joyjeet Das who is a Consulting Editor a Down to Earth magazine. The podcast kicks off with the panel discussing the climate crisis and the Global Climate Strike that was held around…
Hafta 242: #Kashmir, #eCigarettesBan, #HappyBirthdayModi and more
Oct 19, 2019 • 76 min
Journalist Maya Mirchandani, senior fellow at ORF and an assistant professor at Ashoka University joins Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal and Meghnad in this week’s episode of Newslaundry Hafta. Maya, who recently visited Kashmir, begins by shedding light on…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 246
Oct 19, 2019 • 29 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. This week’s Hafta features host Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan, Mehraj Lone and Raman Kirpal. Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava, Contributing…
Hafta 241: #MediaLayoffs, #PiyushGoyal, #TrafficFines and more
Oct 12, 2019 • 84 min
Besides Manisha Pande and host Abhinandan Sekhri, this episode of Hafta includes Jaskirat Singh Bawa, Senior Editor at The Quint and Vivek Kaul, author and a columnist for Newslaundry.The episode begins with Manisha briefing the panel with the week’s…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 245
Oct 12, 2019 • 32 min
NL Hafta returns with host Abhinandan Sekhri along with Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan and Anand Vardhan. Joining us this week is the newest addition to the Newslaundry team, Mehraj Lone.This week’s podcast begins with the panel discussing Mohan Bhagwat’s…
Hafta 244: NRC, #GandhiJayanti, International Podcast Week, and more
Oct 5, 2019 • 90 min
Newslaundry Hafta is back with Abhinandan, Raman and Manisha, and this week they are joined by Arunabh Saikia, who reports from the Northeast for the news website Scroll, and Amit Varma, editor of Pragati and host of the podcast The Seen and the Unseen.…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 243
Sep 28, 2019 • 36 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. In this episode, Abhinandan, Raman, Manisha are joined by Joyjeet Das who is a Consulting Editor at Down to Earth magazine. The…
Hafta 240: #NRC, #Kashmir, #Chidambaram and more
Sep 28, 2019 • 93 min
In this episode of Newslaundry Hafta, The Caravan’s Staff Writer Praveen Donthi and Independent Journalist Makepeace Sitlhou join host, Abhinandan Sekhri, Newslaundry’s Managing Editor, Raman Kirpal and Correspondent, Gaurav Sarkar.Abhinandan begins the…
Hafta 239: #RBIReserves, #Kashmir, #ArunJaitley and more
Sep 21, 2019 • 107 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Newslaundry’s Editor-in-Chief Madhu Trehan, Nwslaundry’s Managing Editor Raman Kirpal, Author & Journalist Puja Mehra, and France 24 Correspondent Surabhi Tandon. The podcast kicks off with Puja…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 242
Sep 21, 2019 • 25 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. Journalist Maya Mirchandani, senior fellow at ORF and an assistant professor at Ashoka University joined Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal…
Chhota Hafta - Episode 241
Sep 14, 2019 • 30 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. Apart from Manisha Pande and host Abhinandan Sekhri, this episode of NL Hafta features Jaskirat Singh Bawa, Senior Editor at The…
Hafta 238: Article 370, #ChidambaramArrest, Ravidas Temple and more
Sep 14, 2019 • 103 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, the political editor of The Caravan magazine Hartosh Singh Bal, and a Newslaundry subscriber of Kashmiri origin.The podcast kicks off with the Newslaundry subscriber…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 240
Sep 7, 2019 • 26 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. In this episode of Newslaundry Hafta, The Caravan’s Staff Writer Praveen Donthi and Independent Journalist Makepeace Sitlhou join…
Hafta 237: Article 370 and Kashmir, #Kerala Floods, Sonia Gandhi and more
Sep 7, 2019 • 89 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Anand Vardhan, Washington Post’s India correspondent Niha Masih, and Sneha Koshy, the head of NDTV’s Kerala bureau. The podcast starts with the panel’s take on BBC’s report on Kashmir, which was…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 239
Aug 31, 2019 • 29 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, author & journalist Puja Mehra, and France 24…
Hafta 236: #Article370, Sushma Swaraj & more
Aug 31, 2019 • 99 min
In this week’s Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal, Anand Vardhan, and R Jagannathan, Swarajya’s Editorial Director. The discussion kicks off with the panel talking about the abrogation of Article 370, and the bifurcation of…
Hafta 234: RTI Amendment, Trump on Kashmir, Letter Wars and more
Aug 24, 2019 • 100 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, and author and columnist Sushant Sareen.The podcast kicks off with a discussion on the life and times of Sheila Dikshit. Sushant says, “There was…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 238
Aug 24, 2019 • 30 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, the political editor of The Caravan magazine…
Hafta 233: Richa Bharti, Tiranga TV, Chandrayaan-2 & more
Aug 17, 2019 • 96 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan, and author and blogger Arnab Ray.The podcast kicks off with a discussion on Richa Bharti who was arrested for putting up an objectionable post. The judge asked her…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 237
Aug 17, 2019 • 31 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Anand Vardhan, Washington Post’s India correspondent Niha Masih, and Sneha Koshy, the head of NDTV’s Kerala bureau. The podcast starts with the panel’s take on BBC’s report on Kashmir, which was…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 236
Aug 10, 2019 • 26 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal, Anand Vardhan, and R Jagannathan, Swarajya’s…
Hafta 232: India’s loss at #WorldCup2019, Congress crisis, Delhi CCTVs and more
Aug 10, 2019 • 99 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Anand Vardhan, Raman Kirpal and journalist and author Vivek Kaul.The podcast kicks off with a discussion on the 2019 Cricket World Cup and Team India’s loss in the semi-finals.…
Hafta 235: Conversations from The Media Rumble
Aug 3, 2019 • 31 min
This very special episode of NL Hafta is recorded on location at The Media Rumble at India Habitat Centre, Delhi. Host Abhinandan Sekhri discusses views and news with actress Swara Bhaskar; software engineer-turned-journalist Kavya Sukumar; VP of…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 234
Jul 27, 2019 • 35 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, and author and columnist…
Hafta 231: #Budget2019, #RahulGandhi’s resignation, Chandni Chowk violence & more
Jul 27, 2019 • 87 min
In this week’s episode, Meghnad wears the host’s hat. He is joined by Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan, Anand Vardhan and Raman Kirpal.The discussion kicks off with the panel talking about the 2019 Budget. They speak about the good, the bad and the ugly.…
Hafta 230: #ChennaiWaterCrisis, Jharkhand lynching, Akash Vijayvargiya and more
Jul 20, 2019 • 118 min
In this week’s episode, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Anand Vardhan, Manisha Pande, and journalist and author Salil Tripathi.The discussion kicks off with speeches and controversies in Parliament this week. This includes the super-viral…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 233
Jul 20, 2019 • 33 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan, and author and blogger Arnab Ray.The podcast…
Hafta 229: #Muzaffarpur, Sanjiv Bhatt, Doctors’ strike & more
Jul 13, 2019 • 112 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kripal, Anand Vardhan and Nistula Hebbar, The Hindu’s Political Editor.The panel talks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “One Nation, One Election” proposition,…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 232
Jul 13, 2019 • 31 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Anand Vardhan, Raman Kirpal and journalist and author Vivek…
Outside Edge Ep 5: In conversation with Mark Butcher
Jul 13, 2019 • 17 min
In the latest episode of Outside Edge, host Chandresh Narayanan talks to former England cricketer Mark Butcher, whose first music album is launching soon. Mark talks about his journey after cricket and his love for music and songwriting.But once a…
Outside Edge Ep 4: In conversation with Hemant Buch
Jul 11, 2019 • 17 min
In this podcast, sports journalist Chandresh Narayanan talks Hemant Buch, a prominent name in the field of sports telecast.Buch describes his work and says that being a producer and director are both two sides of the same coin. He also speaks about the…
Outside Edge Ep 3: In conversation with Paul Radley and Faisal Hasnain
Jul 9, 2019 • 21 min
In this episode of Outside Edge, host Chandresh Narayanan sits down with The National’s Paul Radley, and former Chief Financial Officer of the ICC, Faisal Hasnain, to talk about the ongoing Cricket World Cup in England, the future of associate nations in…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 231
Jul 6, 2019 • 31 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s episode, Meghnad wears the host’s hat. He is joined by Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan, Anand Vardhan and Raman Kirpal. The…
Outside Edge Ep 2: In conversation with Nikhil Naz
Jul 3, 2019 • 13 min
In this episode, host Chandresh Narayanan sits down with Nikhil Naz, former sports editor of NDTV who is now a noted cricket and sports presenter. Nikhil presents the World Cup show on ESPNcricinfo. Nikhil has just written a book called Miracle Men, a…
Hafta 227: Reporting on environment, AAP’s free ride for women plan and more
Jun 28, 2019 • 76 min
In this week’s episode, Manisha Pande wears the host’s hat and is joined by Newslaundry’s Raman Kirpal and guests Nitin Sethi and Hridayesh Joshi to discuss climate change and environment reporting in India, among other topics.The discussion kicks off…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 230
Jun 28, 2019 • 27 min
In this week’s episode, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Anand Vardhan, Manisha Pande, and journalist and author Salil Tripathi.The discussion kicks off with speeches and controversies in Parliament this week. This includes the super-viral…
Outside Edge Ep 1: In conversation with Kiran More
Jun 26, 2019 • 10 min
Chandaresh Narayanan brings you the buzz from the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. In this podcast, sports journalist Chandresh Narayanan talks to former Indian wicket-keeper Kiran More.Kiran describes his experience of playing at previous World Cups and…
Hafta 226: Analysing the Modi wave, media and the voters, and more
Jun 22, 2019 • 114 min
In this week’s episode, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the regular gang of Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan, and special guest Saurabh Dwivedi, journalist and founder of news website The Lallantop.The discussion kicks off with Abhinandan…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 229
Jun 22, 2019 • 29 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this episode of NL Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kripal, Anand Vardhan and Nistula Hebbar, The…
Hafta 225: Lok Sabha Election Results 2019, affirmative action, and more
Jun 16, 2019 • 94 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan and Christina Thomas Dhanaraj, co-founder of the Dalit History Month collective.The podcast begins with Manisha describing the election week that went…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 228
Jun 16, 2019 • 28 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande and journalist Supriya Nair.The…
Hafta 228: Sports journalism, #DoctorsStrike, Aligarh murder case and more
Jun 15, 2019 • 102 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande and journalist Supriya Nair.The podcast opens with the panel discussing the ongoing doctors’ strike all over the country following the attack on doctors…
NL Hafta 224: Priyanka Sharma, the Khan Market Gang, Mani Shankar Aiyar and more
Jun 10, 2019 • 103 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande, and investigative journalist Josy Joseph.The podcast kicks off with Joseph talking about the ₹1,000-crore civil defamation suit that Naresh Goyal of Jet Airways filed…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 227
Jun 7, 2019 • 25 min
In this week’s episode, Manisha Pande wears the host’s hat and is joined by Newslaundry’s Raman Kirpal and guests Nitin Sethi and Hridayesh Joshi to discuss climate change and environment reporting in India, among other topics.The discussion kicks off…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 226
Jun 1, 2019 • 27 min
In this week’s episode, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the regular gang of Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan, and special guest Saurabh Dwivedi, journalist and founder of news website The Lallantop.The discussion kicks off with Abhinandan…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 225
May 25, 2019 • 26 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan and Christina Thomas Dhanaraj,…
एनएल चर्चा 69: साध्वी प्रज्ञा का विवादित बयान, मोदी की छवि व खान मार्किट गैंग और अन्य
May 18, 2019 • 59 min
इस हफ़्ते की चर्चा ऐसे वक़्त में आयोजित हुई जब राजनीति के गलियारों से लेकर पान की दुकानों तक संभावित चुनावी परिणामों की ही चर्चा हो रही है. इस बीच साध्वी प्रज्ञा सिंह ठाकुर ने एक विवादित बयान दिया, जिसमें उन्होंने गांधी के हत्यारे नाथूराम गोडसे को देशभक्त…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 66: Modi’s rally in Delhi, electoral climate in MP, Maharashtra & more
May 17, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode of Reporters Without Orders, host Cherry Agarwal speaks to Newslaundry correspondents Ayush Tiwari and Prateek Goel about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Delhi, the electoral climate in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra and more.…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 224
May 17, 2019 • 30 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande, and investigative journalist Josy Joseph.The…
#HaftaLetters: ‘I believe that journalism’s core is based in Leftist and liberal discourse’
May 11, 2019 • 20 min
In this new segment, the NL Hafta panel devotes some time to going through emails from subscribers and non-subscribers, triggering interesting debates and providing them with valuable feedback.This week’s #HaftaLetters saw a variety of issues brought to…
Hafta 223: Indian newsrooms, PM Modi’s ‘interview spree’ and more
May 11, 2019 • 86 min
n this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande, and journalist and author Sandeep Bhushan.The podcast starts off with a peek into the complex and ever-changing realm of Indian journalism through the…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 65: Protest against clean chit to #CJI, Election Commission & more
May 9, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode of Reporters without Orders, host Cherry Agarwal sits down with Newslaundry Correspondent Ayush Tiwari and Desk Writer Gaurav Sarkar to talk about the protests against clean chit to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, courtroom drama…
Hafta 222: India Positive, Hindutva politics & much more
May 4, 2019 • 109 min
In this week’s episode, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal, Anand Vardhan, and author Chetan Bhagat.The podcast kicks off with a deep dive into Bhagat’s book, India Positive: New Essays and Selected Column. The author explains that…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 64: The Yeti Scheme of Things, Bhopal and Rajasthan poll climate & more
May 2, 2019 • 57 min
In this episode of Reporters Without Orders, host Cherry Agarwal sits down with Newslaundry correspondent Ayush Tiwari, Desk Writer Gaurav Sarkar and Quint’s Senior Correspondent Aishwarya Iyer to talk about the #Yeti, the Utsav Bains hearing, Elections…
एनएल चर्चा 66: सीजेआई विवाद, बिलकीस बानो, श्रीलंका में आतंकी वारदात और अन्य
Apr 27, 2019 • 53 min
ग़ालिब का एक शेर है- “हम वहां से हैं जहां से हमको भी/ कुछ हमारी ख़बर नहीं आती”. मौजूदा वक़्त में देश ऐसे ही दौर से गुज़र रहा है. पंजाबी के कवि ‘पाश’ के शब्दों में कहें तो एक हद तक यह वह दौर भी है, जब बिना ज़मीर होना ज़िंदगी की शर्त बन गयी है. ठीक उसी वक़्त यह…
Hafta 221: India’s Growth Story, Sadhvi Pragya, Chief Justice of India & more
Apr 26, 2019 • 120 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, Anand Vardhan, and journalist and author Puja Mehra.The podcast kicks off with a deconstruction of Mehra’s book, The Lost Decade (2008-18): How India’s Growth Story…
NL Interviews: Govindraj Ethiraj on data-led stories, public interest journalism and more
Apr 25, 2019 • 25 min
In this edition of NL Interviews, Cherry Agarwal speaks to Govindraj Ethiraj about the importance of data-led stories, the credibility of data and the role of data and evidence in the public discourse. Ethiraj is a television and print journalist, who…
“अगर सीटें आती हैं तो राहुल गांधी को प्रधानमंत्री स्वीकारने में कोई दिक्कत नहीं है”
Apr 23, 2019 • 17 min
राज्यसभा सांसद और लालू प्रसाद यादव की बेटी मीसा भारती एक बार फिर से पाटलीपुत्र लोकसभा सीट से किस्मत आजमा रही हैं. पिछली बार उन्हें पाटलीपुत्र सीट से उनकी ही पार्टी छोड़ गये रामकृपाल यादव ने भाजपा का साथ पकड़ कर पटखनी दी थी. लालू यादव इस बार चुनावी…
एनएल चर्चा 65: साध्वी प्रज्ञा को भोपाल से बीजेपी का टिकट, जूलियन असांज की गिरफ़्तारी और अन्य
Apr 20, 2019 • 55 min
बीते हफ़्ते राष्ट्रीय व अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर घटित हुई घटनाओं ने कई मायनों में नयी बहस को जन्म दिया. चर्चा में इस हफ़्ते उन्हीं में से तीन बेहद ज़रूरी विषयों- जेट एयरवेज़ की उड़ानें बंद होने व हज़ारों की तादाद में लोगों के बेरोज़गार होने, विकीलीक्स के संस्थापक…
Hafta 220: Jallianwala Bagh, Julian Assange, Sadhvi Pragya and more
Apr 19, 2019 • 109 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Anand Vardhan, Manisha Pande, and author Kishwar Desai. The podcast starts off with a discussion on Desai’s latest book, Jallianwala Bagh, 1919: The Real Story, and why she believed…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 63: The Ambani-IANS connection, hate speech, GoT and more
Apr 18, 2019 • 40 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features host Cherry Agarwal with Newslaundry’s head of research Ayush Tiwari and desk writer Gaurav Sarkar. The panel talks about the impact Sandeep Bamzai’s tutelage has had on IANS, a petition presented to the…
एनएल चर्चा 64: राफेल मामले में सुप्रीम कोर्ट का फैसला, इमरान खान का नरेंद्र मोदी प्रेम और अन्य
Apr 13, 2019 • 51 min
बीता हफ़्ता तमाम तरह की घटनाओं का गवाह रहा. इस बार की चर्चा जब आयोजित की गयी, उस वक़्त देश के कुछ हिस्सों में साल 2014 के बाद तनाव, द्वंद्व, संघर्ष, भ्रम व मायूसी के 5 सालों से हताश-निराश अवाम एक बार फ़िर उम्मीदों से बेतरह लैश होकर पहले चरण के मतदान में अपने…
Hafta 219: Model Code of Conduct, Dalit politics, AgustaWestland and more
Apr 12, 2019 • 105 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande and journalist Sudipto Mondal.The podcast kicks off with Sudipto talking about the book he’s working on which is centred around the 25-year history of…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 62: #AugustaWestlandScam, Uttar Pradesh politics & more
Apr 11, 2019 • 45 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features host Cherry Agarwal, Head of Research Ayush Tiwari, Desk Writer Gaurav Sarkar and Newslaundry Hindi reporter Basant Kumar. The panel talks the Enforcement Directorate’s fourth supplementary chargesheet in the…
Hafta 218: Coalitions & Campaigns, AFSPA, NaMo TV and more
Apr 8, 2019 • 79 min
In this week’s podcast, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Anand Vardhan and Manisha Pande. Also joining them is political journalist and author of Politics of Jugaad: The Coalition Handbook, Saba Naqvi.The discussion kicks off with Saba’s new book. Saba also…
Hafta 217: Modi’s interview with Arnab, Mission Shakti, NYAY and more
Apr 8, 2019 • 91 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande, and lawyer Gautam Bhatia.The podcast kicks off with Gautam talking about his latest book, The Transformative Constitution: A Radical Biography in Nine…
Hafta 215: Pollachi case, Lok Sabha elections, Assam newspapers protest, Nirav Modi and more
Apr 8, 2019 • 96 min
In this week’s podcast, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Raman Kirpal, Anand Vardhan and Manisha Pande. Joining them over the phone is The News Minute’s deputy news editor, Ragamalika Karthikeyan, to talk about the Pollachi case.The podcast begins with…
एनएल चर्चा 63: कांग्रेस का चुनावी घोषणापत्र, मॉडल कोड ऑफ़ कंडक्ट, पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी फ़िल्म और अन्य
Apr 6, 2019 • 55 min
बीता हफ़्ता बहुत सारी घटनाओं का साक्षी रहा है. इस हफ़्ते की चर्चा तब आयोजित हुई, जबकि चुनावी सरगर्मियां चरम पर थीं और पहले चरण के चुनाव में हफ़्ते भर से भी कम वक़्त रह गया था. इस हफ़्ते की चर्चा में ‘टाइम मैगज़ीन’ द्वारा पेशे का जोख़िम उठा रहे पत्रकारों की सूची…
Hafta 214: Official Secrets Act, media and the national security beat, Balakote and more
Apr 5, 2019 • 97 min
In the latest episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the usual gang of Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande and Madhu Trehan, and special guest Praveen Donthi, staff writer at The Caravan.The discussion takes off with Praveen discussing his cover…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 218
Apr 5, 2019 • 27 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s episode, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Anand Vardhan and Manisha Pande. Also joining them is political journalist and…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 61: SSC Paper Leak, NaMo TV, Congress Manifesto and more
Apr 4, 2019 • 45 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features host Cherry Agarwal with Newslaundry’s head of research Ayush Tiwari and desk writer Gaurav Sarkar. The panel talks about the SSC paper leaks, Yogi Adityanath’s rally, the Congress manifesto and the newly…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 108: Vice, Us, The Favourite, Nani and more
Apr 3, 2019 • 43 min
In this episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, hosts Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri discuss the latest How To Train Your Dragon, Vice, Us, A Star is Born, The Favourite and much more.The podcast kicks off with Abhinandan and Rajyasree…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 217
Mar 30, 2019 • 26 min
In this week’s episode, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande, and lawyer Gautam Bhatia. The podcast kicks off with Gautam talking about his latest book, The Transformative Constitution: A Radical Biography in Nine…
Hafta 213: #Pulwama attacks, Indo-Pak conflict, Arunachal Pradesh protests and more
Mar 30, 2019 • 99 min
In the latest episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the usual gang of Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande and Madhu Trehan, as well as Nitin A Gokhle, a national security analyst, and Samrat, a journalist and author.The conversation kicks off with…
एनएल चर्चा 62: मोदी का राष्ट्र के नाम संदेश, राहुल की न्याय योजना और अन्य
Mar 30, 2019 • 52 min
चुनावी गहमा-गहमी के बीच बीता हफ़्ता तमाम अच्छी-बुरी खबरों के साथ हिंदुस्तान के लिए एक उपलब्धि लेकर आया. इस हफ़्ते प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी द्वारा खगोल विज्ञान के क्षेत्र में भारत की हालिया उपलब्धि को बताते हुए राष्ट्र के नाम संदेश जारी संदेश, राहुल गांधी…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 60: Nyuntam Aay Yojana, Model Code of Conduct and more
Mar 28, 2019 • 46 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features host Cherry Agarwal, Business Standard’s Arup Roychoudhury, Newslaundry’s head of research Ayush Tiwari, and Newslaundry’s associate editor Meghnad. The panel talks about the Election Commission of India’s…
Hafta 216: Christchurch shooting, Samjhauta blast verdict & more
Mar 23, 2019 • 92 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal and Anand Vardhan are joined by journalist Maya Mirchandani.The discussion kicks off with Amit Shah getting Lok Sabha elections ticket from LK Advani’s constituency, Gandhinagar. The panel also…
एनएल चर्चा 61: येदियुरप्पा की डायरी, आडवाणी का टिकट कटना और अन्य
Mar 23, 2019 • 55 min
बीत रहा हफ़्ता रंगों के त्यौहार ‘होली’ के उल्लास में डूबा रहा. इस बीच तमाम घटनाएं अप्रभावित अपनी गति से घटती रहीं. तमाम चिंताजनक वारदातों से अप्रभावित प्रधानमंत्री के कार्यक्रम वक़्त और तारीख़ में बिना किसी फेरबदल के आयोजित होते रहे. ऐसे में नज़ीर अकबराबादी…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 107: Hasan Minhaj, Cricket Fever and more
Mar 22, 2019 • 60 min
On this week’s episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, hosts Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri cover the Patriot Act episode by Hasan Minhaj on India’s elections, Netflix shows Delhi Crime and Cricket Fever, a short film, and a lot more.…
एनएल चर्चा 60: लोकसभा चुनाव की तारीखें, सर्फ एक्सेल विवाद और अन्य
Mar 15, 2019 • 54 min
बीता हफ़्ता कई वजहों से चर्चा में रहा. चुनाव आयोग ने लोकसभा चुनाव की तारीखों की घोषणा की जिसके साथ ही नेताओं की बयानबाजी का दौर शुरू हो गया. इस हफ़्ते की कुछ प्रमुख घटनाओं मसलन कर्नाटक के बीजेपी नेता अनंत कुमार हेगड़े का राहुल गांधी और उनके परिवार पर…
Hafta 212: #PulwamaAttack, Saudi Prince’s visit and online harassment of Barkha Dutt
Mar 15, 2019 • 85 min
In the latest episode of NL Hafta, the usual gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal and Anand Vardhan are joined by journalist Kaveree Bamzai to discuss Pulwama attack, harassment of Kashmiri student in Dehradun, MBS’ visit to India and…
Chhota Hafta - Episode 215
Mar 15, 2019 • 27 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s podcast, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Raman Kirpal, Anand Vardhan and Manisha Pande. Joining them over the phone is…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 59: #ElectionCommission, Jammu and Kashmir & more
Mar 15, 2019 • 58 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, award-winning reporter Amit Visen, Newslaundry’s head of research Ayush Tiwari and desk writer Gaurav Sarkar. The panel talks about gender pay gap across newsrooms, Rahul Gandhi’s use…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 106: Captain Marvel, Leaving Neverland and more
Mar 14, 2019 • 64 min
In this episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, hosts Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri discuss Captain Marvel, Surf Excel’s advertisement #RangLaayeSang, Leaving Neverland and more.The podcast kicks off with Abhinandan who, though a Marvel…
चर्चा 59: सांसद-विधायक जूतम पैजार, अयोध्या, राफेल और अन्य
Mar 9, 2019 • 45 min
बीते हफ़्ते एक तरफ़ जहां कुछ बेहद अहम मुद्दे चर्चा में रहे वहीं कुछ घटनाएं मीडिया गलियारों में सनसनी की तरह छाईं रहीं. इस हफ़्ते की चर्चा में हमने उन्हीं में से कुछ को विषयों के लिया. उत्तर प्रदेश के संत कबीरनगर में सांसद और विधायक के बीच हुई जूतम-पैजार की…
Hafta 211: Delhi Govt vs LG, Nageswara Rao, Republic TV vs AMU, and more
Mar 8, 2019 • 97 min
In the latest episode of NL Hafta, the usual gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal, and Anand Vardhan are joined by Setu Niket, a Delhi-based lawyer and Newslaundry subscriber.The discussion kicks off with Setu talking about the latest…
Chhota Hafta Episode-214
Mar 8, 2019 • 26 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In the latest episode, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the usual gang of Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande and Madhu Trehan, and special…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 58: #Balakot, ghost advertising for the BJP & more
Mar 7, 2019 • 49 min
In this episode of Reporters Without Orders, host Cherry Agarwal is joined by Newslaundry’s head of research Ayush Tiwari, desk writer Gaurav Sarkar and Vijaita Singh from The Hindu. The panel talks about the reporting on the Balakot airstrike, ghost…
NL Session With Sena - Episode 04
Mar 6, 2019 • 29 min
Have you read the latest NL Sena story, The Cauvery Chronicles II: Ponni’s Perish? If not, do it. In this podcast, Manisha Pande, Anish Daolagupu and NL subscriber Rahul Pandey discuss different facets of this report with its author TR Vivek.TR Vivek…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 105: Sonchiriya, Leaving Neverland and more
Mar 5, 2019 • 48 min
In this episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri discuss Sonchiriya, the Oscars, Three Identical Strangers, and more.Rajyasree kicks off the podcast with the recently-concluded Academy Awards. Abhinandan…
एनएल चर्चा 58: भारत-पाकिस्तान तनाव, चैनलों को नोटिस और अन्य
Mar 2, 2019 • 54 min
बीता पूरा हफ़्ता काफ़ी उठापटक भरा रहा. चर्चा में उन्हीं में से कुछ विषयों पर विस्तार से बात की गई. इस हफ़्ते की सबसे महत्वपूर्ण घटना रही, भारत और पाकिस्तान के हवाई हमलों के बाद पैदा हुआ तनाव. पुलवामा में हुए आतंकवादी हमले के बाद भारतीय वायुसेना ने पाकिस्तान…
Hafta 210: #MamataVsCBI, Twitter’s alleged bias, Robert Vadra and more
Mar 1, 2019 • 86 min
In the latest episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the usual gang of Anand Vardhan, Manisha Pande and Madhu Trehan, as well as Niha Masih, India correspondent for Washington Post. The conversation covers #MamataVsCBI in West Bengal, Robert…
Chhota Hafta - Episode 213
Mar 1, 2019 • 30 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In the latest episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the usual gang of Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande and Madhu Trehan, as…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 104: Gully Boy, Period, the Oscars and more
Feb 28, 2019 • 42 min
In this episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Ankur Pathak, entertainment editor at Huffington Post. They discuss Gully Boy, Period. End of Sentence., the Oscar awards and more.They start off with Gully Boy,…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 57: #Balakot, SC’s tribal eviction order, #KisanLongMarch & more
Feb 27, 2019 • 55 min
This episode of Reporters Without Orders features host Cherry Agarwal, Newslaundry’s head of research Ayush Tiwari, special correspondent Prateek Goyal and independent journalist Aruna Chandrasekhar. The panel talks about the Indian airstrike in Jaba,…
Hafta 209: #13PointRoster, Harvest TV, DHFL and more
Feb 22, 2019 • 90 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the in-house panel of Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan and Raman Kirpal, and Scroll staff writer Shoaib Daniyal. The conversation covers Harvest TV, the new 13-point roster for reservation of…
Chota Hafta — Episode 212
Feb 22, 2019 • 24 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. On this episode of NL Hafta, our host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan, Raman Kirpal and Kaveree Bamzai…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 103: My name is RaGa, Gully Boy & more
Feb 21, 2019 • 59 min
In this episode of the Awful and Awesome, Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri discuss My name is RaGa, Yesterday, Gully Boy, The Assassination of Gianni Versace and more. Abhinandan kicks off the podcast by discussing some of the movies he watched over…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 56: #PulwamaAttack, #Cobrapost, Gau Raksha & more
Feb 20, 2019 • 52 min
This episode of Reporters Without Orders features host Cherry Agarwal, Newslaundry’s Desk Writer Gaurav Sarkar, journalist Safwat Zargar and the author of HRW’s latest report, Jayshree Bajoria. While Zargar joined the panel from Kashmir, Bajoria joined…
एनएल चर्चा 57: भारत रत्न, भूपेन हजारिका, एन राम और अन्य
Feb 15, 2019 • 62 min
इस चर्चा की रिकॉर्डिंग के दौरान ही कश्मीर में अब तक के सबसे बड़े आतंकी हमले को अंजाम दिया जा रहा था. सीआरपीएफ के 40 जवानों की एक आत्मघाती हमले में मौत हो गई. हम इस विषय पर चर्चा नहीं कर सके लेकिन यह विषय ही इस पूरे हफ्ते चर्चा में रहेगा. एनएल चर्चा का…
Chhota Hafta - Episode 211
Feb 15, 2019 • 27 min
In the latest episode of NL Hafta, the usual gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal, and Anand Vardhan are joined by Setu Niket, a Delhi-based lawyer and Newslaundry subscriber.The discussion kicks off with Setu talking about the latest…
Hafta 208: Priyanka’s entry, Caravan defamation case, Mahagathbandhan & more
Feb 15, 2019 • 83 min
In this Hafta, Hartosh Singh Bal, Caravan’s political editor magazine, joins Newslaundry managing editor Raman Kirpal, editor Manisha Pande, opinion writer Anand Vardhan and host Abhinandan Sekhri. The group discusses Priyanka Gandhi’s official entry into…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 102: Oscars, Grammys, World Radio Day & more
Feb 14, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode of Awful and Awesome, Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri discuss the Oscar line-up (Bohemian Rhapsody, The Wife, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Green Book), the Grammys, state of radio in India, Mere Pyaare Prime Minister and more.The duo…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 55: Hooch tragedy, FIR against Arnab Goswami and more
Feb 13, 2019 • 37 min
This episode of Reporters Without Orders features Cherry Agarwal and Newslaundry’s Head of Research Ayush Tiwari. Prateek Goyal, Newslaundry’s special correspondent from Maharashtra, joins in later to report on police protection being given to Abhishek…
एनएल चर्चा 56: ममता-सीबीआई विवाद, मार्कंडेय काटजू और अन्य
Feb 8, 2019 • 57 min
इस हफ्ते चर्चा का मुख्य विषय रहा पश्चिम बंगाल में सीबीआई का अनपेक्षित छापा, नतीजे में सीबीआई टीम की गिरफ्तारी और साथ में ममता बनर्जी का सत्याग्रह. ममता बनर्जी ने अपने पुलिस प्रमुख राजीव कुमार से पूछताछ करने पहुंची सीबीआई टीम को पूरे हिंदुस्तान में सुर्खी…
Hafta 207: Modi’s Philip Kotler Award, the JNU sedition case and more
Feb 8, 2019 • 89 min
In the latest episode of NL Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the usual gang of Raman Kripal, Anand Vardhan and Manisha Pande and special guest Amit Varma—writer, columnist, and host of the podcast The Seen and the Unseen. The conversation ranges…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 210
Feb 8, 2019 • 24 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In the latest episode of NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the usual gang of Anand Vardhan, Manisha Pande and Madhu Trehan, as…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 101: Dalit Lit Fest, Soni, The Good Place and more
Feb 7, 2019 • 57 min
In the latest episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Shubham Bhatia, a journalist with Patriot, and Adhiraj Singh, head writer at VICE India. The trio discusses the Netflix film Soni, the Dalit Lit Fest, The…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 54: Harvest TV, NSSO’s report, TRAI regulations and more
Feb 7, 2019 • 43 min
This episode of Reporters Without Orders features Cherry Agarwal, Business Standard’s Somesh Jha, Newslaundry’s Head of Research Ayush Tiwari and Desk Writer Gaurav Sarkar. The panel talks about the NSSO employment-unemployment report, Harvest TV and its…
How India’s FGM story unfolded in the Supreme Court
Feb 6, 2019 • 6 min
In May 2017, a PIL in India’s Supreme Court kickstarted a hot debate on one of the most controversial practices in the 21st century—female genital mutilation (FGM). Described by activists as a “heinous crime” and “cruelty of the first order”, the case…
एनएल चर्चा 55: राष्ट्रीय सांख्यिकी आयोग, चंदा कोचर और अन्य
Feb 1, 2019 • 59 min
इस हफ्ते की चर्चा बिज़नेस स्टैंडर्ड में छपी सोमेश झा की रिपोर्ट के इर्द गिर्द सिमटी रही. इसके मुताबिक मौजूदा समय में बेरोजगारी की दर सबसे अधिक है. बीते 45 वर्षो में यह सबसे ऊंचे स्तर पर जाकर करीब 6.1% तक पहुच गई है. नेशनल सैंपल सर्वे ऑफिस का लेबर फोर्स…
Chhota Hafta - Episode 209
Feb 1, 2019 • 25 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this episode of NL Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the in-house panel of Manisha Pande, Madhu Trehan and Raman Kirpal,…
Hafta 206: Citizenship Bill, Reservation Bill, Alok Verma and more
Feb 1, 2019 • 88 min
In this episode of NL Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Hafta regulars Anand Vardhan and Manisha Pande, and special guests Arunabh Saikia, staff writer at Scroll, and economics journalist Vivek Kaul. The discussion revolves around the Citizenship…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 53: #Cobrapost, Harvest TV & more
Jan 31, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode of Reporters Without Orders, the panel discusses Cobrapost’s recent exposé, Kapil Sibal’s comments on Harvest TV, the ensuing controversy, CAG Rajiv Mehrishi’s alleged tax evasion and more. The panel includes Cherry Agarwal, Desk Writer…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 100: Thackeray, JLF and more
Jan 31, 2019 • 51 min
In the 100th episode of Awful and Awesome, our hosts Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen go live to talk about the best and worst of pop-culture. They discussed Thackeray, the new Firstpost advertisement, Netflix’s Conversations with a Killer: The Ted…
एन एल चर्चा 54: प्रियंका गांधी, महागठबंधन, ईवीएम हैकिंग और अन्य
Jan 25, 2019 • 53 min
इस हफ्ते की चर्चा कांग्रेस द्वारा प्रियंका गांधी को पूर्वी उत्तर प्रदेश का प्रभारी बनाने पर केंद्रित रही. 2019 लोकसभा चुनावों से ठीक पहले प्रियंका गांधी को मैदान में उतारने के क्या अर्थ है और इसके क्या परिणाम संभावित हैं, इन सब विषयों पर चर्चा हुई साथ ही…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 208
Jan 25, 2019 • 23 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this Hafta, Hartosh Singh Bal, Caravan’s political editor magazine, joins Newslaundry managing editor Raman Kirpal, editor Manisha…
Hafta 204: the ‘interception’ order, Meghalaya miners, Nitin Gadkari and more
Jan 25, 2019 • 88 min
In this week’s episode, South Asia editor of Asia Times, Saikat Datta, joins the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan to discuss the home ministry authorising 10 central agencies to intercept information…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 52: Media in Chhattisgarh, land conflicts, #JNUSeditionCase and more
Jan 25, 2019 • 48 min
In this episode of Reporters Without Orders, Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava, award-winning journalist and contributing editor at Business Standard, joins the in-house gang of Gaurav Sarkar, Prateek Goyal, Ayush Tiwari and Cherry Agarwal. The panel discusses…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 99: Fyre, Uri, the Nineties and more
Jan 24, 2019 • 32 min
In the latest episode, Abhinandan Sekhri co-hosts with Samar Khan—director, producer and former journalist based in Mumbai. The duo discuss the portrayal of the Indian forces in cinema, the rise of TV and change in cinema in the Nineties, the Netflix…
Why the Naxals are like fish in a pond
Jan 23, 2019 • 5 min
Brigadier BK Ponwar, the Director of the Counter Terrorism and Jungle Warfare College in Chhattisgarh, compares the Naxal insurgency to fish in a pond. He explains this analogy by giving examples from insurgencies in other parts of India, particularly the…
एन एल चर्चा 53: पोर्न और हिंसा का संबंध, उत्तर प्रदेश में गठबंधन और अन्य
Jan 19, 2019 • 60 min
इस हफ्ते की चर्चा बीबीसी की उस रिपोर्ट को केंद्रित रही जिसमें भारत में पोर्न वीडियो, पोर्न वेबसाइट से सामाज में पड़ने वाले हिंसक प्रभावों की पड़ताल की गई. इसके अलावा कारवां पत्रिका की एक बड़ी खोजी रिपोर्ट में राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा सलाहकार अजीत डोवाल के बेटे…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 98: The Accidental Prime Minister, Uri & more
Jan 18, 2019 • 51 min
In the latest episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, Abhinandan is in conversation with Mayank Shekhar, entertainment head at Mid Day. The duo reviews The Accidental Prime Minister, Uri: The Surgical Strike and Gillette’s latest commercial.…
Hafta 203: Sajjan Kumar, 1984 anti-Sikh riots, farm loan waivers, Rafael deal and more
Jan 18, 2019 • 80 min
In this week’s podcast, our regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekri, Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande and Raman Kirpal are joined by Newslaundry subscriber Anushka Shah who is a researcher with MIT Media Lab. The podcast kicks off with a discussion on the…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 207
Jan 18, 2019 • 21 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.Host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the usual gang of Raman Kripal, Anand Vardhan and Manisha Pande, and special guest Amit Varma,…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 51: CBI and the Alok Verma case, #JNUSeditionCase and more
Jan 16, 2019 • 63 min
In the latest episode of Reporters Without Orders Cherry Agarwal is in conversation with Arvind Gunasekar, a CBI beat reporter, Vakasha Sachdev, The Quint’s associate editor-legal, Rohin Verma, former Newslaundry journalist, and Ayush Tiwari. The panel…
एनएल चर्चा 52: सामान्य श्रेणी को आरक्षण, सीबीआई विवाद, राहुल गांधी का बयान और अन्य
Jan 12, 2019 • 63 min
की जरूरत थी जो कि महज 48 घंटे में संसद के दोनों सदनों में पास हो गया. किसी भी बिल को पास करने की एक लंबी चौड़ी प्रक्रिया होती है, घंटों बहस चलती है उस पर विचार विमर्श किया जाता है, ज्यादा से ज्यादा लोगों के विचार उसमें शामिल होते हैं. लेकिन यहां एक…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 206
Jan 11, 2019 • 25 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this episode of NL Hafta, host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Hafta regulars Anand Vardhan and Manisha Pande, and special guests…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 97: The Mule, Golden Globes, Gully Boy and more
Jan 10, 2019 • 49 min
In the latest episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, hosts Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen discuss BCCI’s notice to Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul for their appearance on Koffee with Karan, the Golden Globes, the new Uber Eats advertisement,…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 50: #QuotaBill, government’s plans to monitor media & more
Jan 9, 2019 • 47 min
This week Reporters Without Orders features Cherry Agarwal in conversation with Newslaundry’s Ayush Tiwari, The Print’s Amrita Nayak Dutta and Economic & Political Weekly’s Tejas Harad. In this episode, among other things, the panel discusses the…
Hafta 202: #AssemblyResults2018, new RBI chief, the Ambani wedding and more
Jan 4, 2019 • 75 min
In this episode of NL Hafta 202, the regular Hafta gang of Manisha Pande, Abhinandan Sekhri, and Anand Vardhan is joined by Saurabh Dwivedi, founder-editor of Lallantop.Saurabh, who travelled for a month in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in…
Hafta 205: PM Modi’s interview to ANI, Sabarimala row, Rafale deal and more
Jan 4, 2019 • 92 min
Welcome to the first episode of NL Hafta in 2019! Host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by the regular gang of Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal and Anand Vardhan, and special guest Dushyant Arora, lawyer and chief editor of News Central 24x7.The conversation starts…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 49: Bangladesh polls, Bhima Koregaon, Sabarimala and more
Jan 3, 2019 • 48 min
This week’s Reporters without Orders features host Cherry Agarwal in conversation with Ayush Tiwari, Scroll staff writer Shoaib Daniyal, Newslaundry special correspondent Prateek Goyal, and Indian Express Digital correspondent from Kerala, Vishnu Varma.…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 96: Bandersnatch, Bird Box and more
Jan 3, 2019 • 54 min
It’s the first episode of 2019, and our hosts Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen discuss the Saudi Arabia-centric episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act, Netflix series Selection Day, and the Netflix special of Black Mirror’s Bandersnatch, among other…
Why did Narayan Chauhan become a Naxal?
Jan 2, 2019 • 8 min
In 1968, Narayan Singh Chauhan joined an uprising that was painting Indian jungles red. Joined by comrades from different parts of the country, he was there to fight feudal lords, emancipate the peasants and crush the state. In his three year-long…
एनएल चर्चा 51: सरकारी एजेंसियों की निगरानी, एनआईए का 17 जगहों पर छापा और अन्य
Dec 29, 2018 • 60 min
इस हफ्ते चर्चा का मुख्य विषय रहा नेशनल इंवेस्टिगेशन एजेंसी द्वारा 17 जगहों पर छापा मारकर आईएस के 10 कथित आतंकियों की गिरफ्तारी. इसके अलावा नोएडा के पार्क होने वाली जुमे की नमाज को लेकर पैदा हुआ विवाद, गृह मंत्रालय द्वारा 10 सुरक्षा और खुफिया एजेंसियों को…
Chhota Hafta—Episode 204
Dec 28, 2018 • 21 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s episode, South Asia editor of Asia Times, Saikat Datta joins the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal,…
Hafta 201: State elections, Shaurya Diwas, the Bulandshahr violence and more
Dec 28, 2018 • 79 min
In this week’s NL Hafta, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Meghnad, Raman Kirpal, and Manisha Pande. The panel also features Newslaundry reporters Amit Bhardwaj and Prateek Goyal who are covering the elections from Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 95: Relatable, Thackeray and more
Dec 28, 2018 • 53 min
This week’s episode brings you an action-packed discussion with our hosts Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen on Relatable, season 2 of Making A Murderer, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Kareena Kapoor’s What Women Want, Honey Singh’s Makhna, the…
एनएल चर्चा 50: सज्जन कुमार को सज़ा, फ्रांस में आंदोलन और अन्य
Dec 24, 2018 • 51 min
एनएल चर्चा अपने 50वें अध्याय पर पहुंच गई. इस लिहाज से इस बार की चर्चा बेहद ख़ास रहीं. 50वीं चर्चा को हमने न्यूज़लॉन्ड्री के यूट्यूब चैनल पर लाइव प्रसारित किया.इस बार की चर्चा का मुख्य विषय रहा 1984 के सिख विरोधी दंगों के एक मामले में कांग्रेस नेता सज्जन…
Chhota Hafta—Episode 203
Dec 21, 2018 • 23 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s podcast, our regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande and Raman Kirpal are joined by…
Hafta 200: Kisan Rally, Gotra Politics, Kartarpur Corridor and more
Dec 21, 2018 • 124 min
Celebrating the 200th episode of Hafta, we recorded the episode live in the presence of our subscribers, at Anti Social in Delhi’s Hauz Khas.For this special episode, journalist and writer Manu Joseph joins our regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri,…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 48: BJP’s Rath Yatra, MP and Rajasthan elections, and more
Dec 20, 2018 • 54 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features our host Amit Bhardwaj with Rahul Kotiyal, special correspondent Prateek Goyal and Snigdhendu Bhattacharya from Hindustan Times.Amit starts the podcast by asking Snigdhendu about the Bharatiya Janata Party’s…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 94: Roma, Detour, The Innocent Man, Brexit and more
Dec 19, 2018 • 49 min
This week’s episode of Awful and Awesome brings you an action-packed discussion with our hosts Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen on the short film Detour, the new Brexit trailer, Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma and two commercials.Rajyasree and Abhinandan start…
एनएल चर्चा 49: पांच राज्यों के चुनाव, उर्जित पटेल का इस्तीफा और अन्य
Dec 15, 2018 • 67 min
इस बार की चर्चा का केंद्र पांच राज्यों में हुए विधानसभा चुनाव में आए नतीजे रहे. इसके आलावा आरबीआई गवर्नर उर्जित पटेल का समय से पहले अपने पद से इस्तीफा देना, नए गवर्नर के रूप में शक्तिकांता दास का पद संभालना, रफेल विमान सौदे पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट का निर्णय आदि…
Hafta 199: CBI leak, #SmashBrahminicalPatriarchy, John Allen Chau & more
Dec 14, 2018 • 86 min
In this episode of Hafta, we have Shipra Garg, our subscriber from the United States, and Meghnad joining our in-house panel of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, and Raman Kirpal to discuss news that made headlines this week.Abhinandan begins the podcast…
Chota Hafta — Episode 202
Dec 14, 2018 • 25 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. In this episode of NL Hafta 202, the regular Hafta gang of Manisha Pande, Abhinandan Sekhri, and Anand Vardhan is joined by Saurabh…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 201
Dec 7, 2018 • 25 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.This week, Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Meghnad, Raman Kirpal, and Manisha Pande. The panel also features Newslaundry reporters Amit…
Hafta 198: #MeTooIndia, CNN vs The White House and more
Dec 7, 2018 • 61 min
In this week’s episode, Supreme Court lawyer Mihira Sood joins our in-house panel of Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, and Manisha Pande. The gang goes on to discuss topics like sexual harassment laws in India, the cancellation of singer TM Krishna’s concert in…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 93: ‘Bad Sex’ Award, Simmba, Rogan Josh and more
Dec 5, 2018 • 42 min
This episode of The Awful and Awesome brings you an action-packed week with our hosts—Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen—both of whom discuss everything from a political documentary to a very strange award category.The duo begins by talking about the…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 47: Kisan Mukti March, the agrarian crisis & more
Dec 5, 2018 • 62 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal along with in-house writer, Gaurav Sarkar. Today, we have three guests joining us on the panel: Mumbai-based Parth MN, Haryana-based Jyoti Yadav, and DNA’s Amrita Madhukalya.This…
Hafta 197: Air pollution, Trump’s press conference, the killing of Avni, and more
Dec 3, 2018 • 81 min
NL Hafta is back with a bang with our in-house panel comprising Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan and Madhu Trehan. The panel discusses a variety of topics ranging from air pollution and firecrackers in Delhi to Sabarimala protests in…
एनएल चर्चा 48: किसान आंदोलन, राममंदिर विवाद, राजस्थान चुनाव और अन्य
Dec 3, 2018 • 51 min
इस बार की चर्चा का केंद्र रहा दिल्ली के रामलीला मैदान में देश भर से इकट्ठा हुए किसान और उनका संसद मार्च. इसके अलावा अयोध्या और बनारस में राम मंदिर निर्माण पर दो अलग-अलग संतों के आयोजन हुए, साथ ही साथ राजस्थान चुनाव में कांग्रेस की ओर से प्रधानमंत्री पर…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 200
Dec 1, 2018 • 33 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but since we love our listeners, here’s a little sneak peek into the latest episode.This week, we commemorated the 200th episode of Hafta, which we recorded live in the presence of our subscribers at Anti Social in…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 92: the Manyavar ad, Mirzapur and more
Nov 30, 2018 • 45 min
After a hiatus of two weeks, hosts Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekri are back with an episode packed with opinions on several advertisements both from India and around the world, a web series and a film trailer.The duo starts with a discussion on popular…
NL Reads: Has dynastic politics been as anti-democratic as Indian political dynasties?
Nov 29, 2018 • 12 min
Narendra Modi has slammed the Congress for dynastic politics, but has it been that damaging for the country?Read the full article here: https://www.newslaundry.com/2018/11/20/has-dynastic-politics-been-as-anti-democratic-as-indian-political-dynasties See…
एनएल चर्चा 47: ट्विटर और पैट्रियार्की विवाद, इमरान-ट्रंप टकराव, सीबीआई और अन्य
Nov 27, 2018 • 53 min
इस बार की चर्चा विशेष रूप से ट्विटर के सीईओ जैक डोर्सी की भारत यात्रा के दौरान मचे घमासान को समर्पित रही. हालांकि वह अपने देश लौट चुके हैं. इसके अलावा भारत की विदेश मंत्री सुषमा स्वराज ने घोषणा की है कि स्वास्थ्य सही न होने के कारण वे 2019 का चुनाव नहीं…
Chhota Hafta — Episode 199
Nov 23, 2018 • 20 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this episode of Hafta, we have Shipra Garg, our subscriber from the United States, and Meghnad joining our in-house panel of…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 46: #CBIvsCBI, #MadhyaPradeshElections & more
Nov 23, 2018 • 45 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, Special Correspondents Amit Bhardwaj and Prateek Goyal, and Devesh K Pandey, Special Correspondent with The Hindu.Prateek, who is covering the upcoming elections in Madhya Pradesh…
एनएल चर्चा 46: बीबीसी की फ़ेक न्यूज़ पर रिसर्च, सीएनएन-ट्रंप टकराव, रफाल विवाद और अन्य
Nov 17, 2018 • 45 min
इस बार की चर्चा विशेष रूप से फ़ेक न्यूज़ को समर्पित रही. बीबीसी द्वारा फेक न्यूज़ के ऊपर किया गया एक रिसर्च इस हफ्ते बहस में रहा. इसके अलावा अमेरिका में ट्रंप प्रशासन द्वारा सीएनएन के व्हाइट हाउस संवाददाता जिम एकोस्टा का पास निलंबित करना, बदले में सीएनएन…
Chhota Hafta - Episode 198
Nov 16, 2018 • 18 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s Hafta episode, Supreme Court lawyer Mihira Sood joins our in-house panel of Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, and Manisha…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 45: Chhattisgarh elections, #Sabarimala, Herald House & more
Nov 15, 2018 • 41 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, Special Correspondent Amit Bhardwaj, and Desk Writer, Gaurav Sarkar. The panel is joined by two guests over the phone: Chhattisgarh-based Kamal Shukla, editor of Bhumkal Samachar and…
NL Reads: Hindi journalism and the emergence of modern Hindi: Part 4
Nov 14, 2018 • 9 min
From the growing influence of Sanskrit to the ‘Hinglish’ used today, Hindi is an evolving lifeform.Read the article here: https://www.newslaundry.com/2018/11/03/hindi-journalism-and-the-emergence-of-modern-hindi-part-4 See acast.com/privacy for privacy…
NL Reads: Hindi Journalism and the emergence of modern Hindi: Part 3
Nov 14, 2018 • 14 min
The awareness of Hindi’s importance in the first half of the 20th century was imbued with its practical utility and inspired by inclusive nationalism.Read the article here:…
एनएल चर्चा 45: रिज़र्व बैंक विवाद, नेहरू मेमोरियल लाइब्रेरी, कर्नाटक उपचुनाव और अन्य
Nov 10, 2018 • 59 min
भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक की स्वायत्तता पर सरकार का खतरा, डोनाल्ड ट्रम्प और मीडिया के बीच टकराव, इसकी भारतीय संदर्भ में विवेचना, कर्नाटक में लोकसभा की तीन और विधानसभा की दो सीटों पर हुआ उपचुनाव, इसमें जेडी(एस) और कांग्रेस गठबंधन की जीत, पं. नेहरू के आवास…
Chhota Hafta - Episode 197
Nov 9, 2018 • 24 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.This week features our in-house panel comprising Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan and Madhu Trehan. A lot happened in…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 91: the ‘#MeToo bag’, BlackkKlansman and more
Nov 8, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode of The Awful & Awesome Entertainment Wrap, Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen talk about the “viral videos” made around the Diwali season and some movies.Rajyasree starts off the discussion by talking about the “#MeToo bag” which has been…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 44: #RBIvsGovt, #AyodhyaRamMandir, Bihar lynching & more
Nov 6, 2018 • 46 min
What is #RBIvsGovt all about? This episode of Reporters Without Orders with Business Standard’s assistant editor Arup Roychoudhury, Newslaundry’s Amit Bhardwaj, Gaurav Sarkar and Cherry Agarwal has the details. The panel is joined by Prem Shankar Mishra,…
एनएल चर्चा 44: हाशिमपुरा, डीडी न्यूज़ पत्रकार की मौत, पाकिस्तान में ईशनिंदा और अन्य
Nov 3, 2018 • 55 min
दंतेवाड़ा में हुआ नक्सली हमला, पाकिस्तान में आसिया बीबी के ईशनिंदा मामले पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट का फैसला और पाकिस्तानी अवाम का विरोध, राम मंदिर की सुनवाई की तारीख बढ़ने और हाशिमपुरा नरसंहार पर आया दिल्ली उच्च न्यायालय का फैसला आदि इस बार की एनएल चर्चा का विषय…
Hafta 196: Dantewada attack, air pollution, the Statue of Unity and more
Nov 2, 2018 • 95 min
In this week’s NL Hafta, we’re joined by former NDTV editor Hridayesh Joshi along with the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan and Madhu Trehan. This week we discuss air pollution, the death of Doordarshan News…
NL READS: #MeToo in newsrooms: battling sexism since the 1960s
Nov 1, 2018 • 13 min
Each generation forged ahead in fighting misogynist forces.Read the article here: https://www.newslaundry.com/2018/10/29/metoo-in-newsrooms-battling-sexism-since-the-1960s See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 90: The Twice-Born, Red Bird, Patriot Act & more
Nov 1, 2018 • 36 min
In its 90th episode, The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap takes you on an entertaining ride of some of the worst and best developments of the week. Our hosts Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen talk about two novels, latest shows on Netflix and an…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 43: #AirPollution, #JusticeForAzeem, CBI & more
Oct 31, 2018 • 49 min
This episode of Reporters Without Orders features a complete in-house panel comprising our host Cherry Agarwal, Newslaundry’s intrepid reporters Prateek Goyal and Amit Bhardwaj, Gaurav Sarkar from the Newslaundry desk.The podcast kicks off with a…
Hafta 195: CBI vs CBI, Anil Ambani, Smriti Irani and more
Oct 26, 2018 • 106 min
It’s been an exciting week in news, and we have an exciting panel in this episode of NL Hafta! We’re joined by NDTV’s political editor and anchor of Reality Check, Sunetra Choudhary, with the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 42: #AmritsarTrainAccident, Tax raids on Quint & more
Oct 24, 2018 • 45 min
This episode of Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal along with Prateek Goyal, Gaurav Sarkar, and our guests, Rajeev Sharma, senior journalist from Amritsar, and Ranjeet Jadhav, a reporter from Mid-Day. The discussion kicks off with…
NL READS: Everything you ever wanted to know about sexual harassment at the workplace
Oct 24, 2018 • 23 min
Seriously, this covers everything.Read the article here: https://www.newslaundry.com/2018/10/12/faq-sexual-harassment-workplace See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
EP 89: The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap: Koffee with Karan, Badhaai Ho, and more
Oct 24, 2018 • 53 min
On this week’s episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, our hosts Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen discuss everything ranging from the first episode of the latest season’s Koffee with Karan, to the recently released movie Badhaai Ho,…
NL READS: Hindi journalism and the emergence of modern Hindi: Part 2
Oct 22, 2018 • 11 min
The structure of modern Hindi started taking shape due to Hindi literary journalism in the second half of the 19th century.Read the article here: https://www.newslaundry.com/2018/10/09/hindi-journalism-and-the-emergence-of-modern-hindi-part-2 See…
NL READS: #MeToo is great for feminism but should not become a moral force
Oct 22, 2018 • 10 min
Every movement must pause and take stock of the way forward.Read the article here: https://www.newslaundry.com/2018/10/14/metoo-is-great-for-feminism-but-should-not-become-a-moral-force See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
एनएल चर्चा 43: शबरीमाला, गुजरात से पलायन, स्वामी सानंद की मृत्यु और अन्य
Oct 20, 2018 • 57 min
गुजरात में उत्तर भारतीयों पर हुए हमले के बाद उनका पलायन, शबरीमाला मंदिर मुद्दे पर हो रही राजनीति और राजनीतिक पार्टियों का महिलाओं के मुद्दे पर दोहरा रवैया, इलाहाबाद को मिले नए नाम प्रयागराज और गंगा की सफाई के लिए अनशन पर बैठे स्वामी सानंद की मृत्यु इस…
Hafta 194: #MeToo, Sabarimala, Prayagraj and more
Oct 19, 2018 • 82 min
On this week’s episode, along with the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan and Raman Kirpal, we’re joined by Sayani Dasgupta from New York who has been a Newslaundry subscriber for the past two years. The panel kicks off…
Hafta 190: Mohan Bhagwat’s speech, Bishop Franco Mulakkal and more
Oct 18, 2018 • 81 min
This week we are joined by stand-up artist Sanjay Rajoura, along with the usual Hafta gang comprising Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan. The discussion kicks off with a brief conversation on the resignation of the editor of New York…
Hafta 192: #VivekTiwariMurderCase, PTI Sacking, farmer’s protest and more
Oct 18, 2018 • 76 min
This week of NL Hafta features our special guest Chetan Bhagat, a well-known writer, author, columnist and a motivational speaker, along with host Abhinandan Sekhri and in-house panellists Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan, to discuss the news…
Hafta 193: #MeToo in India, Gujarat exodus and more
Oct 18, 2018 • 67 min
The Hafta gang is back with the news of the week. On this episode of NL Hafta, our host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande, and Raman Kirpal to discuss the news of the week. Abhinandan starts the conversation by telling us about a…
Let’s Talk About: Objectivity In Journalism
Oct 18, 2018 • 42 min
The word ‘objectivity’ has garnered increasing usage in the world of journalism in recent years. Yet, its meaning remains elusive to many. For some, it represents a method that must be followed by those who claim to present the truth to the wider world,…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 41: Nitin Gadkari land scam, #MeToo & more
Oct 17, 2018 • 40 min
This week’s edition of Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, along with our special correspondent Amit Bhardwaj, Prateek Goyal, and our guest Somdutt Shastri, a senior journalist, who has formerly served as editor at Dainik Bhaskar…
Is objectivity achievable in journalism?
Oct 15, 2018 • 10 min
The word ‘objectivity’ has garnered increasing usage in the world of journalism in recent years. Yet, its meaning remains elusive to many. For some, it represents a method that must be followed by those who claim to present the truth to the wider world,…
एनएल चर्चा 42: #MeToo, हिन्दी मीडिया में महिलाएं, यौन उत्पीड़न और अन्य
Oct 13, 2018 • 60 min
इस बार की एनएल चर्चा बाकी एपीसोड से अलग रही. पूरी चर्चा सिर्फ कामकाजी महिलाओं का दफ्तरों, या कार्यस्थलों में होने वाला शोषण पर केंद्रित रही. #MeToo आंदोलन में उठी आवाजें, भारतीय मीडिया में इस अभियान से मची उथल-पुथल, एमजे अकबर, आलोक नाथ जैसे बड़े नामों का…
Chota Hafta — Episode 193
Oct 12, 2018 • 20 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. On this episode of NL Hafta, our host Abhinandan Sekhri is joined by Madhu Trehan, Manisha Pande, and Raman Kirpal to discuss the…
Hafta 189: Vijay Mallya, Serena Williams, Kerala nun’s rape case & more
Oct 12, 2018 • 76 min
On this week’s episode, we have Aarti Tikoo Singh, senior assistant editor at The Times of India, joining Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan and Manisha Pande. Abhinandan kicks off the podcast with a discussion about Kashmiri Pandits, and their association…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 40: #MeToo, violence against migrants in Gujarat & more
Oct 12, 2018 • 52 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, along with Ashish Chauhan, senior correspondent with Times of India, Ahmedabad, Christina Thomas Dhanaraj, co-founder of #DalitHistoryMonth and a volunteer for the #dalitwomenfight…
The Awful and Awesome Ep 88: #MeToo, Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Banksy’s painting and more
Oct 11, 2018 • 55 min
On this week’s episode, hosts Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri talk about the #MeToo movement, anonymous artist Banksy’s painting, and Shweta Bachchan Nanda’s new book.The duo also reviews the movie Andhadhun as well as talk about Operation…
एनएल चर्चा 41: किसानों का दिल्ली मार्च, शबरीमाला पर फैसला और अन्य
Oct 6, 2018 • 49 min
पश्चिमी उत्तर प्रदेश, हरियाणा, उत्तराखंड से आए किसानों पर हुआ लाठीचार्ज, शबरीमाला मंदिर में महिलाओं के प्रवेश पर आए सुप्रीम कोर्ट के फैसले पर केरल में महिलाओं का व्यापक विरोध और लखनऊ में विवेक तिवारी की पुलिसकर्मी द्वारा हत्या जैसे विषयों पर आधारित रही इस…
Chhota Hafta – Episode 192
Oct 5, 2018 • 19 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.This week of NL Hafta features Chetan Bhagat, a writer, author, columnist and a motivational speaker, along with host Abhinandan…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 39: #Aadhaar, farmer’s protest, PTI sackings and more
Oct 5, 2018 • 53 min
Reporters Without Orders is back this week to discuss what made news, what didn’t, and what should have made headlines. This week’s show features host Cherry Agarwal along with our guests Sruthisagar Yamunan, a Legal Correspondent at Scroll.in,…
Hafta 188: #Section377, Rafale deal, Lois Sofia’s arrest and more
Oct 5, 2018 • 82 min
In this issue of NL Hafta, Hartosh Singh Bal, political editor of The Caravan, joins the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan, Anand Vardhan, Manisha Pande and Raman Kirpal. They discuss The Caravan’s cover story on Anil Ambani and the…
NL Reads: Hindi journalism and the emergence of modern Hindi: Part 1
Oct 4, 2018 • 8 min
The 200 years of the evolution of Hindi journalism has close ties to the journey of the language itself by Anand Vardhan. Read the article here: https://www.newslaundry.com/2018/10/03/emergence-of-modern-hindi See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 87: Tanushree Dutta,’Ask the Sexpert,’ and more
Oct 3, 2018 • 57 min
The latest episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap brings you all-that-happened in the past week. Hosts Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri talk about an advertisement on ‘Kerala Tourism’ by Samsonite, on the occasion of World Tourism Day.…
एनएल चर्चा 40: आधार, एडल्टरी, अयोध्या, अमिताभ और अन्य
Sep 29, 2018 • 58 min
इससे पहले की चर्चा में इस हफ्ते क्या खास रहा, न्यूज़लॉन्ड्री के पाठकों को हमें यह सूचित करते हुए खुशी हो रही है कि आगामी 2 अक्टूबर को न्यूज़लॉन्ड्री हिंदी अपनी पहली वर्षगांठ मना रहा है. इस अवसर पर हमने एक विशेष परिचर्चा का आयोजन किया है, जिसका शीर्षक है-…
Women in Media: Sexism in the newsroom, pay parity and more
Sep 28, 2018 • 33 min
On the sidelines of The Media Rumble, Manisha Pande speaks to journalists on issues that concern women in the media. How does one deal with sexism? How do women demand equal pay for equal work? Shubhra Gupta, film critic for The Indian Express, Maria…
NL Hafta 191: #AadhaarVerdict, #RafaleDeal and More
Sep 28, 2018 • 82 min
It’s been a crazy week with the Supreme Court giving us one verdict after the other to discuss and dissect. In this episode, we have our in-house columnist and Constitution expert Meghnad and freelance journalist Rishi Majumder join the regular Hafta gang…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 38: Manual scavenging, #Rafale & more
Sep 28, 2018 • 45 min
This week’s edition of Reporters Without Order features our host Cherry Agarwal, along with Newslaundry Hindi’s Rohin Verma, our correspondent Amit Bhardwaj and our guest Prem Shankar Mishra, principal correspondent, Navbharat Times, Lucknow.The podcast…
The Cow Question in Modern India: Part II
Sep 27, 2018 • 23 min
How cow protection became the centrepiece of the Sangh Parivar’s politics. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Cow Question in Modern India: Part I
Sep 27, 2018 • 24 min
A brief historical survey of cow protection in India. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
‘Muslims won’t be able to build a mosque even if they are given a part of the land’
Sep 27, 2018 • 13 min
The Supreme Court delivered two critical judgments on Thursday. However, the Ayodhya-Babri Masjid verdict took precedence over the adultery law in terms of media coverage. Those championing for the construction of Ram Temple at the disputed site in…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 86: Manto, Serial, Pajamas Are Forgiving & more
Sep 26, 2018 • 56 min
On this episode of Awful and Awesome, Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen discuss plus-size Model Tess Holliday’s Cosmo cover, Manto, Serial the podcast and more.The Cosmo cover with Holliday created quite a lot of stir in the media. Abhinandan and…
एनएल चर्चा 39: मायावती का गठबंधन, मोहन भागवत का बयान, देहरादून के स्कूल में गैंगरेप व अन्य
Sep 22, 2018 • 46 min
छत्तीसगढ़ में मायावती की बसपा और अजित जोगी की पार्टी जनता कांग्रेस से गठबंधन का फैसला, डूसू अध्यक्ष अंकित बसोया की डिग्री पर बवाल, राष्ट्रीय स्वंयसेवक संघ का दिल्ली में तीन दिवसीय आयोजन, देहरादून के स्कूल में गैंगरेप आदि इस हफ्ते न्यूज़लॉन्ड्री चर्चा के…
Hafta 187: #BhimaKoregaonRaids, RaGa’s 1984 gaffe & more
Sep 21, 2018 • 64 min
In this episode of Hafta, Manoj Mitta, journalist and author, joins the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal and Manisha Pande to discuss the recent arrests of human rights activists across the country by Maharashtra police…
Chhota Hafta – Episode 190
Sep 21, 2018 • 19 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this episode, stand-up artist Sanjay Rajoura joins the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan.…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 85: Emmy, Manmarziyaan, #BigBoss and more
Sep 20, 2018 • 50 min
After the hiatus last week, The Awful and Awesome Entertainment wrap is back with a bang, along with our hosts Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri. The conversation starts with Rajyasree’s review on the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards; she found all of the…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 37: #PranayMurderCase, media & caste, Telangana elections, & more
Sep 19, 2018 • 38 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, along with Rohin Verma, Gaurav Sarkar and Mithun MK, senior reporter with The Newsminute. The conversation begins with Mithun telling the panel about the horrific murder of a Dalit…
एनएल चर्चा 38: भीम आर्मी के संस्थापक चंद्रशेखर रावण की रिहाई
Sep 17, 2018 • 11 min
सहारनपुर जिले के छुटमलपुर गांव में जश्न का माहौल है. हजारों की संख्या में दलित युवा, दलित कार्यकर्ता और सरकारी कर्मचारी संघों का जत्था का जत्था गांव की चौपाल में आता जा रहा है. चौपाल के ठीक सामने वाला घर इस पूरे आकर्षण के ‘नायक’ का निवास स्थान है. भीम…
एनएल चर्चा 38: सफाई कर्मचारियों की मौत, सेरेना विलियम्स, चंद्रशेखर रावण व अन्य
Sep 15, 2018 • 52 min
केरल की नन के साथ जलंधर के बिशप द्वारा बलात्कार का आरोप, सेरेना विलियम्स का रेफरी पर नस्लवाद का आरोप, भीम आर्मी के संस्थापक चंद्रशेखर रावण की रिहाई और दिल्ली के मोती नगर क्षेत्र में सफाईकर्मियों की सीवर में मौत- इन विषयों पर आधारित रही इस हफ्ते की…
Hafta 186: #KeralaFloods, Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s demise, Navjot Singh Sidhu’s hug & more
Sep 14, 2018 • 96 min
In this episode of Hafta, Ullekh NP, executive editor of Open Magazine and Dhanya Rajendran, editor-in-chief of The News Minute, join the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan to discuss the aftermath of Kerala floods.…
Chhota Hafta – Episode 189
Sep 14, 2018 • 21 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this episode, Aarti Tikoo Singh, senior assistant editor of The Times of India, joins the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri,…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 36: #Section377 and the media, #HardikPatel, farmers’ march & more.
Sep 13, 2018 • 48 min
This week’s Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, our guest, lawyer-turned-journalist Vakasha Sachdev from The Quint, along with Rohin Verma and Amit Bhardwaj. The discussion starts with media’s coverage of Supreme Court’s landmark…
#MediaRumble: Second Citizens
Sep 13, 2018 • 53 min
At the second edition of The Media Rumble, independent journalist, Neha Dixit, TV anchor, Journalist and writer, Ravish Kumar and the Deputy Country Representative for India at UN women, Nishtha Satayam, in a session moderated by Nayantara Rai, discuss…
#MediaRumble: Numbers Speak the Loudest
Sep 13, 2018 • 56 min
In this session of Media Rumble moderated by Seema Singh along with Pramit Bhattacharya, the data editor at Mint, John Samuel Raja Duraipandy, an economist and founder of How India Lives, Rakesh Reddy Dubbudu, Founder of FACTLY and Rukmini S, Data…
एनएल चर्चा 37: 377, समलैंगिकता, कन्हैया कुमार और नोटबंदी
Sep 8, 2018 • 60 min
सुप्रीम कोर्ट का ऐतिहासिक फैसला जिसमें भारतीय दंड संहिता की धारा 377 को अपराध के दायरे से बाहर कर दिया गया, बीते जनवरी में जिग्नेश मेवानी की रैली के दौरान रिपब्लिक के अर्नब गोस्वामी द्वारा तथ्यहीन रिपोर्टिंग और अपमानजनक टिप्पणियों पर एनबीएसए की फटकार,…
Chhota Hafta – Episode 188
Sep 7, 2018 • 27 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. In this episode, Hartosh Singh Bal, political editor of The Caravan, joins the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu…
Hafta 185: PM’s Independence Day speech, attack on Umar Khalid, #KeralaFloods and more.
Sep 7, 2018 • 87 min
In this episode of Hafta Jairaj Singh, founding editor of DailyO, joins the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan and Manisha Pande to discuss the PM’s Independence Day speech; what he mentioned, what he missed and what he should have…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 35: NE media, Hardik’s hunger strike, RaGa’s non-veg row and more
Sep 6, 2018 • 36 min
The conversation kicks off with a discussion on the current media landscape of the Northeast. Cherry asks Paojel to provide an insight on the media culture in the Northeast with respect to access to politicians, political biases, and even media ownership.…
The Awful and Awesome Ep 84: Garbage, Stree, Once Again, The Front Runner and more
Sep 5, 2018 • 48 min
In this issue of The Awful and Awesome podcast, our hosts Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyashree Sen join us with a list of fresh things to explore—and some not-so-exciting things that could wait to be explored.The discussion starts with Quashik Mukherjee’s…
एनएल चर्चा 36: राहुल गांधी का बयान, मानवाधिकार कार्यकर्ताओं की गिरफ्तारी, आतिशी ‘मार्लेना’ व अन्य
Sep 1, 2018 • 57 min
राहुल गांधी का 1984 दंगों के संबंध में बयान (जिसमें उन्होंने कहा कि 1984 दंगों में पार्टी के स्तर पर कांग्रेस की संलिप्तता नहीं थी), भाजपा नेता सुब्रमण्यम स्वामी का मालदीव चुनावों के संबंध जारी ट्वीट, (मालदीव चुनावों में अगर किसी प्रकार की धांधली होती है,…
Chhota Hafta – Episode 187
Aug 31, 2018 • 24 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. In this episode, Manoj Mitta, journalist and author, join the regular Hafta gang comprising Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan, Raman…
Hafta 184: ABP firings, Article 35A, Karunanidhi’s passing away & more
Aug 31, 2018 • 87 min
In this episode of Hafta Ramanathan Subramanian form The News Minute joins the regular Hafta gang of Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan, Anand Vardhan and Manisha Pande to discuss Karunanidhi’s passing away and the row over his burial at Marina beach.The…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 34: #BhimaKoregaonRaids, #PlotToKillPM, Kerala floods and more
Aug 30, 2018 • 45 min
The latest episode of Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, along with Amit Bharadwaj, and guests Vishnu Varma and Prateek Goel. Varma is a Kochi-based journalist and a senior correspondent at Indian Express Digital, whereas Goel is a…
Just Sports Episode 91: #IndiaWins, Manchester vs Tottenham, #TheAsianGames and more
Aug 30, 2018 • 15 min
On this week of Just Sports, our hosts Rahul Puri and Samar Khan are back with their weekly round of sporting reviews and trivia. The podcast begins with the duo appreciating the spectacular performance given by the Indian team in its latest test-match…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 83: VMA, Kalki’s My Indian life, Ghoul, Alpha and more.
Aug 30, 2018 • 55 min
This episode of The Awful and Awesome brings you an action-packed week with our hosts—Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyashree Sen—both of whom have a lot to share. The conversation kicks off with a discussion on the new podcast ‘Kalki Presents: My Indian Life’…
#MediaRumble: Creating The Podcast
Aug 28, 2018 • 52 min
In this special edition, the father of the podcast, media professional and author, Christopher Lydon speaks to Abhinandan Sekhri on the importance of podcast in today’s world. They discuss the invention of podcast and why we need it more than ever. They,…
#MediaRumble: Minding The Media
Aug 28, 2018 • 59 min
At the second edition of Media Rumble, Nikhil Pahwa, Manish Tewari, S M Khan and Dr. Subi Chaturvedi, in a session moderated by Apar Gupta, discuss laws and policies in India and the challenges they face in the age of digital media. The discussion…
#MediaRumble: Undernourished Reportage
Aug 25, 2018 • 47 min
At the second edition of The Media Rumble, Dinesh C Sharma, Samar Halarnkar, Dr Shamika Ravi, Dr Vinod K Paul and Amy Kazmin, in a session moderated by Govindraj Ethiraj, discuss ignorance of the healthcare system by the Indian media and ways and means to…
#MediaRumble: India’s Children
Aug 25, 2018 • 40 min
At the second edition of The Media Rumble, Manisha Pande speaks with director Sweta Bajaj, producer Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and Dr Kafeel Ahmad Khan about the documentary called the ‘India’s Children: A documentary on Gorakhpur’s broken healthcare system’.…
#MediaRumble: News as Investment
Aug 25, 2018 • 48 min
During the second edition of the Media Rumble, in a session moderated by Suresh Venkat, Roopa Kudva (Managing Director, Omidyar Network India) talks about investing in news and tries to answer some of the most asked questions: Why do people invest in…
#MediaRumble: Who’s Winning the False News Battle?
Aug 25, 2018 • 56 min
In this session of The Media Rumble, Deputy Executive Editor of CNN-News18, Zakka Jacob, is in conversation with Aaron Sharockman, Executive Director of PolitiFacts, Editor of Africa Check, Anim Van Wyk, Founder of IndiaSpend and BOOM, Govindraj Ethiraj,…
#MediaRumble: Tech in Newsrooms
Aug 25, 2018 • 50 min
In the second edition of the Media Rumble, in a session moderated by Suresh Venkat, Chirdeep Shetty, CEO of Quintype, Francesca Panetta, Executive Director at The Guardian, Samir Patil, Founder and CEO of Scroll.in and Vikas Pandey, Virtual Reality Film…
#MediaRumble: Revealing Larry Nassar: Neha Dixit in conversation with Marisa Kwiatkowski
Aug 25, 2018 • 51 min
At the second edition of The Media Rumble, investigative reporter of Indianapolis Star, Marisa Kwiatkowski speaks to Neha Dixit about the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. Marisa sheds lights on the challenges she had to face as an investigative reporter,…
#MediaRumble: Is There a Post-Advertising Media Business Model?
Aug 25, 2018 • 59 min
This session of Media Rumble moderated by Manvi Sinha Dhillon along with Anushree Goenka, Directors of Operations at Scroll.in, Praveen Gopal Krishnan, Head of Products at The Ken, and Raju Narisetti, the CEO of Gizmodo Media Group, discuss about the…
#MediaRumble: Creating Reality: Perks of immersive storytelling in todays age
Aug 25, 2018 • 49 min
In this session of Media Rumble, we have the Virtual Reality Executive Editor at The Guardian, Francesca Panetta, in conversation with the co-founder of Firstpost and Indian Express Digital CEO, Durga Raghunath, about immersive storytelling and the…
एनएल चर्चा 35: कुलदीप नैयर, केरल की बाढ़ और आप की उठापटक
Aug 25, 2018 • 58 min
केरल में आई बाढ़ की आपदा से उबरने के लिए यूएई की ओर से कथित आर्थिक मदद की पेशकश, नवजोत सिंह सिद्धू का पाकिस्तान सेना प्रमुख जनरल बाजवा से गले मिलना, आम आदमी पार्टी के भीतर खींचतान, वरिष्ठ पत्रकार कुलदीप नैयर का निधन और राहुल गांधी द्वारा विदेशी जमीन पर…
Hafta 183: NRC in Assam and a special edition from The Media Rumble
Aug 24, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode of Hafta, Abhinandan and Manisha are joined by journalist Samrat X and Newslaundry’s very own Art Director, Anish Daolagupu. The four discuss the NRC in Assam, with Samrat and Anish talking about their lived experiences.In addition to…
Chhota Hafta – Episode 186
Aug 24, 2018 • 24 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. In this episode of Hafta Ullekh NP, Executive editor of OPEN magazine and Dhanya Rajendran, Editor in chief of The News Minute, join…
Reporters Without Orders 33: Encounters in UP and Sukma, Kerala floods, and more
Aug 23, 2018 • 44 min
The latest episode of Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, along with Amit Bhardwaj, Rohin Kumar and Rahul Kotiyal.The discussion begins with the news of a woman who was beaten up and then paraded naked by a violent mob in Bihar’s…
The Awful and Awesome Ep 82: Asia Argento scandal, Succession, Bhavesh Joshi Superhero & more
Aug 22, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode of the Awful and Awesome, our hosts Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri discuss the Asia Argento scandal and debate whether the scandal is as bad as it seems. Rajyasree also discusses a new show called Succession and a movie, Bhavesh Joshi…
#MediaRumble: Women Editors: Always the Bridesmaid
Aug 21, 2018 • 56 min
At the second edition of Media Rumble, Durga Raghunath, Maria Ressa, Shereen Bhan and Coomi Kapoor, in a session moderated by Marya Shakil, discuss whether newsrooms are optimised for men and their successes. They further explore the measures that can be…
#MediaRumble: Podcasts: Will audio kill the video star?
Aug 21, 2018 • 50 min
At the second edition of Media Rumble, Amit Doshi, Christopher Lydon, Geeta Pandey, in a session moderated by Abhinandan Sekhri, discuss how ubiquitous internet and urban life is the perfect recipe for the revival of digital radio. See acast.com/privacy…
#MediaRumble: Madhu Trehan discusses ownership responsibilities with Aroon Purie and Anant Goenka
Aug 21, 2018 • 57 min
Anant Goenka, Executive Director of The Indian Express and Aroon Purie, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of the India Today Group, in a conversation with Madhu Trehan of Newslaundry, discuss the responsibilities of owning a media house and pressure that comes…
#MediaRumble: Mufassil Patrkar Aur Unke Sangharsh
Aug 21, 2018 • 56 min
The highest risk and the least rewarding journalism is happening in small towns. At the second edition of Media Rumble, in a session moderated by Atul Chaurasia, journalists Ashutosh Chaturvedi, Malini Subramaniam, Prabhat Singh, Narendra Yadav discuss…
#MediaRumble: Facebook’s journey with news publishers
Aug 21, 2018 • 45 min
The Global Head of News Partnerships- Facebook, Campbell Brown, speaks to Anant Goenka, the Executive Director of the Indian Express, on how Facebook is trying to counter fake news and pave a better path for News publishers. See acast.com/privacy for…
#MediaRumble: Trial by Media
Aug 21, 2018 • 67 min
At the second edition Tanveer Ahmed Mir, Umar Khalid, Dr Kafeel Ahmed Khan and Bina Ramani, in a session moderated by Sunetra Choudhury, discuss whether it is journalistic to come to conclusions during investigations. They further discuss how journalism…
#MediaRumble: Patriotism vs Journalism
Aug 21, 2018 • 58 min
At the second edition of Media Rumble, Ajai Shukla, Maria Ressa, Nitin Gokhale and Suhasini Haidar discuss patriotism and how the phrase ‘our soldiers’ is being positioned as adversaries to journalism. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
#MediaRumble: Journalism resisting and surviving
Aug 21, 2018 • 52 min
At the second edition of Media Rumble, Rappler Founder, Maria Ressa speaks to the Political Editor of The Caravan, Hartosh Bal on press freedom, taking on the Duterte government and speaking truth to power. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
#MediaRumble: Fighting machetes with a pen
Aug 21, 2018 • 50 min
At the second edition of Media Rumble, Bangladeshi-American author Rafida Ahmed speaks to Kanchan Gupta about the shrinking space for religious critique in Bangladesh and the rise of religious extremism. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
Just Sports: Episode 90 : English Premium League, India vs England Test and More
Aug 18, 2018 • 20 min
On the occasion of India’s 72nd Independence Day, our host Rahul Puri and Samar khan cherish freedom—and talk about all the action that went down in the first week of the Barclay’s Premier League—on this episode of Just Sport. Diving head-first into…
एनएल चर्चा 34: अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी, केरल की बाढ़, सुकमा एनकाउंटर व अन्य
Aug 18, 2018 • 79 min
पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी का निधन, केरल में भीषण बाढ़, सुकमा इनकाउंटर, जेएनयू के छात्र उमर खालिद पर हुआ जानलेवा हमला व अन्य मुद्दे इस हफ्ते चर्चा के मुख्य विषय रहे.माखनलाल चतुर्वेदी यूनिवर्सिटी के शिक्षक राकेश योगी चर्चा के मेहमान थे. साथ ही…
Chhota Hafta – Episode 185
Aug 17, 2018 • 26 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. In this episode of Hafta Jairaj Singh, founding editor of DailyO, joins the regular gang comprising Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan…
Hafta 182: Pakistan elections, Alwar lynching, Maratha reservation, the hug and the wink and more
Aug 17, 2018 • 101 min
This week’s NL Hafta features an in-house panel with Anand Vardhan, Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan, and Manisha Pande. We discuss the No Confidence Motion, the Alwar lynching, the Maratha reservation protests, and the recently concluded Pakistan…
Reporters Without Orders 32: Referendum 2020, Nehru Vihar, Modi on #WorldBiofuelDay and more
Aug 16, 2018 • 45 min
This episode of Reporters Without Orders features our special correspondent Amit Bhardwaj and Newslaundry Hindi’s Rohin Verma joining our host Cherry Agrawal, along with special guest Amandeep Singh. Amandeep is based out of Punjab and is currently with…
#MediaRumble: Is political cinema possible in India anymore?
Aug 16, 2018 • 60 min
Is political cinema possible in India anymore? At the second edition of Media Rumble, in a session moderated by Shubhra Gupta, film directors Anurag Kashyap, Meghna Gulzar, Neeraj Ghaywan and Rajiv Menon discuss various difficulties of making political…
#MediaRumble: Sleeping with the Adversary
Aug 16, 2018 • 36 min
At the second edition of Media Rumble, Ashish Khetan, Pankaj Pachauri, R Jagannathan, Swapan Dasgupta, in a session moderated by Madhu Trehan, discuss whether or not Should a journalist take up public office and the if so does that in anyway affect their…
#MediaRumble: Investigative Journalism
Aug 16, 2018 • 48 min
At the second edition of Media Rumble, Jay Mazoomdaar, Marisa Kwiatkowski and Sreenivasan Jain, in a session moderated by Zakka Jacob, discuss the high risk, cost, chances of failure, that are very much a part of Investigative Journalism. They further…
#MediaRumble: Avani Rai on choosing her father as the subject for her film
Aug 16, 2018 • 33 min
At the second edition of Media Rumble, An Unframed Portrait was screened. The film was followed by a discussion between Raghu Rai, Anurag Kashyap, Avani Rai and Madhu Trehan on Avni’s journey while filming a documentary on Raghu Rai, her father, as the…
Chhota Hafta – Episode 184
Aug 16, 2018 • 24 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode. In this episode of Hafta Ramanathan Subramanian form The News Minute joins the regular gang comprising Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 81: Manmarziyaan, Boy Erased, Oscars & more
Aug 15, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, Rajyasree and Abhinandan discuss the conversation between Kangana Ranaut and Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, a new category in Oscars and more.Abhinandan watched the new Netflix original called Brij…
Just Sports Episode 89: The EPL, Player Transfer, MU’s prospects in the upcoming EPL and More
Aug 12, 2018 • 18 min
With EPL and other European leagues just around the corner, Samar Khan and Rahul Purie begin on an optimistic note in this edition of Just Sports. Capturing the early enthusiasm, Rahul says that “this is the time when all football fans should be…
एनएल चर्चा 33: दलाई लामा, एबीपी न्यूज़, अनुच्छेद 35ए व अन्य
Aug 11, 2018 • 68 min
एबीपी न्यूज़ पर कथित सरकारी दबाव के बाद वरिष्ठ पत्रकारों का इस्तीफा, कश्मीर से जुड़ा अनुच्छेद 35ए, करुणानिधि का निधन और दक्षिण की राजनीति पर उसके संभावित प्रभाव और बौद्ध धर्मगुरु दलाई लामा का नेहरू को लेकर विवादित बयान इस हफ्ते की चर्चा के प्रमुख विषय…
Hafta 181: #NoConfidenceMotion, Supreme Court on ‘mobocracy’, Hindu Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif and more
Aug 10, 2018 • 88 min
Cherry Agarwal makes her debut as Hafta’s host. This week she is joined by independent journalist Neha Dixit, Newslaundry’s Raman Kirpal and Anand Vardhan.The discussion kicks off with the Supreme Court order to enact a new law against mob lynching.…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 31: Reporting from Dakshina Kannada, Sukma encounter & more
Aug 10, 2018 • 44 min
The latest episode of Reporters Without Orders features our host Amit Bhardwaj, Rohin Verma, two-time Ramnath Goenka awardee Rahul Kotiyal, and Raghava M, Mangalore senior correspondent from The Hindu.The podcast kicks off with a discussion on the risks…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 80: A special edition from #MediaRumble
Aug 8, 2018 • 61 min
On this episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, Rajyasree and Abhinandan discuss the Kalyan Jewellers ad, Dove’s new commercial, Mahindra’s #LadkiHaathSeNikalJaayegi and trailers of Helicopter Eela and Lizzie.They begin the podcast by…
Hafta Extra: Abhinandan Sekhri in conversation Christopher Lydon
Aug 8, 2018 • 55 min
The long-time host of Radio Open Source, Christopher Lydon, joins Abhinandan Sekhri on this special edition of NL Hafta. Lydon talks about how the idea of putting the radio on the Internet came about when he created Radio on the Internet in 2003. He also…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 30: Data protection draft bill, Chharanagar police raid and more
Aug 6, 2018 • 56 min
The latest episode of Reporters Without Orders features our jugaad host Amit Bhardwaj along with Rohin Verma, two-time Ramnath Goenka awardee Rahul Kotiyal, and Aroon Deep from medianama.com.The panel discusses the Data Protection draft bill where Aroon…
Chhota Hafta Episode 183
Aug 5, 2018 • 20 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode where the panel discusses the NRC in Assam. In addition to this, a part of the Hafta was also recorded at The Media Rumble, where…
एनएल चर्चा 32: एनआरसी, एससी-एसटी एक्ट, आधार व अन्य
Aug 4, 2018 • 66 min
असम का एनआरसी का फाइनल ड्राफ्ट जारी होना, सरकार का एससी-एसटी एक्ट पर बदला रुख, ट्राइ के चेयरमैन आरएस शर्मा का आधार चैलेंज व अन्य मुद्दे इस हफ्ते के प्रमुख विषय रहे.चर्चा में शामिल रहे आजतक के पत्रकार नवीन कुमार, न्यूज़लॉन्ड्री के संवाददाता अमित भारद्वाज…
Just Sports Episode 88: German player Mesut Ozil’s racism claims, the test series in England & more
Aug 2, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode of Just Sports, Rahul Puri and Samar Khan discuss German player Mesut Ozil’s racism claims, the upcoming test series in England, India’s middle and top order, and the EPL transfer window. Rahul and Samar disagree slightly on whether there…
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap Ep 79: Mission Impossible, IIFA awards and Who Is America?
Aug 2, 2018 • 60 min
On this episode of The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap, Rajyasree and Abhinandan discuss the 19th IIFA awards, Kangana’s comments on Modi and laying down her life for the country, Chalo Jeetein Hain, a film on Narendra Modi, the sixth instalment of…
“हार्दिक” इच्छा: राहुल जी या ममता दीदी बने प्रधानमंत्री
Aug 1, 2018 • 26 min
पाटीदार नेता हार्दिक पटेल एक बार फिर 25 अगस्त से पाटीदारों व किसानों के हितों के लिए आंदोलन करने की तैयारी में हैं. न्यूज़लॉन्ड्री से बातचीत में उन्होंने मोदी सरकार, आगामी लोकसभा चुनाव और राष्ट्रीय व राजकीय राजनीति से संबंधित कई सवालों पर अपनी राय दी.…
NL Reads: How fake news sustains lies
Aug 1, 2018 • 7 min
The fake news ecosystem in India has become a self-sustaining and well-functioning industry.Read the article here: https://www.newslaundry.com/2018/07/30/how-fake-news-sustains-lies-the-media-rumble See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
NL Reads: The idea of the political in Hindi cinema
Aug 1, 2018 • 15 min
The political animal is still searching for its own place in Hindi cinema, rather than serving as a background to a larger plot.Read the article here: https://www.newslaundry.com/2018/07/27/indian-cinema-democratic-politics-parliament See…
NL Reads - Women in media: The power and the struggle
Jul 30, 2018 • 9 min
Newsrooms are beginning to shift their default patriarchal narratives and structures to include women, but there’s still a long way to go.Read the full article here: https://www.newslaundry.com/2018/07/28/the-thing-about-us-women-in-the-media See…
NL Reads: When comment is free
Jul 30, 2018 • 5 min
How publishers can ensure quality-control of comments, instead of removing comments sections in totality.Read the full article here: https://www.newslaundry.com/2018/07/26/comment-technology-in-newsroom-optimise-news See acast.com/privacy for privacy and…
Chhota Hafta – Episode 182
Jul 28, 2018 • 25 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode where the panel discusses everything from elections in Pakistan to recent lynching in Alwar, No Confidence Motion, Rahul Gandhi’s hug…
एनएल चर्चा 31: अलवर लिंचिंग, इमरान खान, मुजफ्फरपुर बालिका गृह व अन्य
Jul 28, 2018 • 74 min
अलवर में अकबर खान की मॉब लिंचिंग, मराठा आरक्षण, पाकिस्तान के चुनाव में इमरान खान की पार्टी तहरीक-ए-इंसाफ का सबसे बड़ी पार्टी के रूप में उभरना और मुजफ्फरपुर के शेल्टर होम में बच्चियों के साथ यौन उत्पीड़न की खबर इस हफ्ते चर्चा के मुख्य विषय रहे.चर्चा के…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 29: Alwar Lynching, #Section377, state of health journalism and more
Jul 25, 2018 • 47 min
The latest episode of Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, along with Amit Bhardwaj, Rohin Verma, two-time Ramnath Goenka awardee Rahul Kotiyal, and Anoo Bhuyan from The Wire.The podcast kicks off with a discussion on media’s…
सरकार देगी दस लाख युवाओं को सैन्य प्रशिक्षण
Jul 24, 2018 • 21 min
इंडियन एक्सप्रेस की एक ख़बर के मुताबिक सरकार हर वर्ष 10 लाख युवाओं को सैन्य प्रशिक्षण देने की योजना पर विचार कर रही है. इस बाबत प्रधानमंत्री कार्यालय में हुई एक बैठक के हवाले से इंडियन एक्सप्रेस में यह ख़बर प्रकाशित हुई. सरकार का लक्ष्य है कि इससे युवाओं…
मॉब लिंचिंग: क्या है व्हाट्सएप की भूमिका?
Jul 23, 2018 • 26 min
एनडीटीवी की एक रिपोर्ट के अनुसार व्हाट्सएप अफवाहों और फेक न्यूज़ के आधार पर देशभर में पिछले एक महीने में 20 लोगों की हत्या हो चुकी है. क्विंट की रिपोर्ट के मुताबिक 2015 से अबतक मॉब लिंचिंग में 65 लोगों की जान जा चुकी है. भारत सरकार ने व्हाट्सएप को अफवाहों…
एनएल 30: युवाओं को सैन्य प्रशिक्षण, मॉब लिंचिंग, अविश्वास प्रस्ताव व अन्य
Jul 20, 2018 • 88 min
युवाओं को सैन्य परीक्षण देने की योजना, मॉब लिंचिग पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट के दिशानिर्देश, मानसून सत्र में आया अविश्वास प्रस्ताव और पाकिस्तान में होने वाले चुनाव के पहले नवाज शरीफ की गिरफ्तारी जैसे मुद्दे इस हफ्ते चर्चा के मुख्य विषय रहे.द वायर उर्दू के संपादक…
Chhota Hafta – Episode 181
Jul 20, 2018 • 22 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode where the panel discusses everything from the Supreme Court’s order to enact a new law against mob lynching, Nawaz Sharif’s arrest,…
#JustSports 87: World Cup 2018, Wimbledon and more
Jul 19, 2018 • 17 min
Rahul Puri and Samar Khan are back after a short hiatus to discuss this week’s round-up of sports featuring everything from the recently-concluded World Cup to the new Wimbledon champion.Rahul and Samar open with a chat on the French football team. “If…
Reporters Without Orders Ep 28: CJI Dipak Misra, Hindi media, journalism behind paywalls and more
Jul 19, 2018 • 49 min
Episode 28 of Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, along with Rohin Verma, two-time Ramnath Goenka award-winning Rahul Kotiyal, and Atul Dev of The Caravan.Atul begins by explaining the gist of his latest story — a profile of Chief…
एनएल चर्चा 29: धारा 377, जियो इंस्टिट्युट, शशि थरूर व अन्य
Jul 14, 2018 • 68 min
सुप्रीम कोर्ट में धारा 377 पर जारी सुनवाई, शशि थरूर का थिरुवनंतपुरम में हिंदू पाकिस्तान संबंधी बयान, मानव संसाधन व विकास मंत्रालय द्वारा अंबानी के जियो इंस्टिट्युट को इंस्टिट्युट ऑफ प्रॉमिनेंस का दर्जा दिया जाना, रामगढ मॉब लिंचिंग के दोषियों को केन्द्रीय…
Chhota Hafta – Episode 180
Jul 13, 2018 • 26 min
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here’s a little sneak peek into the complete episode where the panel discusses everything from judges’ vacation terms, Section 377, Jayant Sinha’s garlanding of convicted lynchers who…
Hafta 179: Supreme Court verdict on Kejriwal-LG standoff, NRC in Assam, WhatsApp and more
Jul 6, 2018 • 93 min
This week on NL Hafta, with special guest Amitoj Singh, we discuss the Supreme Court’s judgment on the power tussle between the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi and Arvind Kejriwal, as well as its interpretations. We also discuss reports of the President…