Indicast # 184: India disconnects telegrams

Thursday, 18 July 2013 05:30 Written by
A lot of water has flown under the bridge since we recorded a podcast last time. Uttarakhand remains buried, telegram is dead, Murray has won the Wimbledon, Modi is slammed for wishing happy Ramadan to a few of his Muslim friends and a bloke from Rajasthan gets himself a hall…

Indicast # 183: Remembering Pran Sahab

Sunday, 21 April 2013 05:30 Written by
One of the most versatile actors of his time, Pran was chosen for the Dadasaheb Phalke award earlier this month. India makes progress to get its polio erradication certificate from the WHO. A single man cultivates an entire forest in Assam. His name is Jadav Peyang. And the most expensive…

Indicast # 182: The Sanjay Dutt story

Sunday, 07 April 2013 05:30 Written by
With Vijay, Pujara, Kohli, Jadeja, Dhoni all getting their personal bests, all seems well with Indian cricket. For now. Sanjay Dutt has been ordered to serve his time in prison. A new pope gets appointed and Bill Gates floats a 100,000 USD grant for anyone who can come up with…

Indicast # 181: Another day, another blast

Friday, 08 March 2013 05:30 Written by
In this episode we talk about the Hyderabad blasts, the successful launch of a PSLV by ISRO and Fauja Singh, the 101 year old running his last marathon. ListenOnline (64 kbps) - 13:00 mins Download (1.2 MB) : Note: Right-click on the above MP3 link and chose "Save target…

Indicast # 180: The Kumbh

Thursday, 21 February 2013 05:30 Written by
In this long coming episode and as it happens, the first one of 2013, we talk about the Maha Kumbh mela, changing rape laws and the perpetual peace talks with our friendly neighbour in-spite of the cross border firings and the most recent brutal killing of Jawans on the front.…