Indicast # 177: FDI in retail gets real

Friday, 07 December 2012 05:30 Written by
This week, the Lok Sabha gives a green signal for allowing FDI in retail. Bihar pulls off an amazing track record of growth by beating Maharashtra and Gujarat according to the latest figures. In sports, Ricky Ponting retires and Freddie Flintoff takes to boxing. Sachin finally gets a fifty after…

Indicast # 176: Ajmal Kasab hanged

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 05:30 Written by
Four years after the grisly event, Ajmal Kasab was hanged at the Yerwada Central Jail in Pune. In international news, Israel pummels Gaza for eight straight days. More than 140 Palestinians were killed before a cease fire came into effect. Somewhere on this planet, a few people still believe that…

Indicast # 175: Bal Thackeray dead

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 05:30 Written by
The man had a mafia like control over the city so much that he had it change its name because he didn't like it. In this podcast we talk a bit about Bal Thackeray's beginnings, his quirks, agendas and of course his legendary oratorical skills. In other political news, Rahul…

Indicast # 173: Sweet Hearts in Business and Politics

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 05:30 Written by
In this episode we talk about the alleged sweetheart deal bewtween Haryana government, DLF and Shri Robert Vadra. Many knew about it but only Arvind Kejriwal decided to talk about it. The other topcis include the NSE crash, Nobel prize winners and a couple of listener emails. ListenOnline (64 kbps)…

Indicast # 174: Of Diwali and Kejriwal bomb

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 05:30 Written by
The greatest spectacle on the American soil comes to an end and Barack Obama wins it for the second time. But we are more interested in George Bush Jr accidentally voting for Obama. Back home, Arvind Kejriwal tops the popularity charts on all news channels and newspapers. Vijay Mallya sells…