Five years India breaks its own record of successfully conducting the world's biggest general elections. In this one we doff our topis to India's election commission. In related news, two new books on Congress give us a glimpse of what Dr Manmohan Singh went through in his two terms. We…

Indicast # 191: The Missing Plane

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 05:30 Written by
The case of the missing plane gets mysterious by the day. Twenty six countries including India are involved in search operations. Subrata Roy, owner of Sahara Parivar pulls off a multi-crore scam which lands him in jail. The general election voting season kicks off soon and IPL, which is scheduled…

Indicast # 190: The Kejriwal connundrum

Sunday, 16 February 2014 05:30 Written by
Arvind Kejriwal's life in the fast lane came to an abrupt end when he resigned as the Chief Minister of Delhi on Friday. Another star who stole the show a few weeks back was Rahul Gandhi. His impeccably eventful performance on his first big TV interview baffled one and all.…

Indicast # 189: The new king of chess

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 05:30 Written by
In sports, everyone loves a good contest. And when Magnus Carlsen, the 22 year old Norwegian prodigy beat India's Vishy Anand, chess entered a new era. In this podcast we talk about how these giants of the game prepare to get there. Another prodigy, Prithvi Shaw smashed 546 in the…

Indicast # 188: Sachin.. Sachin...

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 05:30 Written by
Statisticians love to debate about whether Sachin Tendulkar is indeed one of the best batsmen that the game has ever seen. Perhaps not. He ranks 29th according to one analysis. But Sachin has captured the imagination of world cricket like no other player. In India he is revered for his…