Indicast # 92: A Statue State

Thursday, 02 July 2009 15:28 Written by  Published in Indicast
She might be the chief minister of one of the poorest state in India but that doesn't mean the state has no money to splurge. Mayawati in on a statue inaugration binge which has now been challenged in the Supreme Court. In other news, we talk about the Below Poverty Lines stats that have been anounced, Nandan Nilekani joining as a cabinet minister, Afzal Guru mercy plea, and ICC's attempt to make tests interesting. But the highlight of this episode is the Lalu and Mayawati joke by Abhishek.

Episode notes

  1. Mayawati on a Statue spree
  2. Nandan Nilekani joins the Government as a chief of National ID initiative.
  3. Government committee recommends 50% of India's population as Below Poverty Line
  4. Afzal Guru mercy plea could take as long as 2011
  5. India sets up NSG bases
  6. ICC pondering about 4 day tests

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