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

Donate to Smile Train Charity

SmileTrain is a charity that works in the area of Cleft Surgery for Kids and we plan to raise money for atleast one surgery. Click here to donate .

Listen Online (64 kbps)

Episode length: 36 mins

Unable to embed Rapid1Pixelout audio player. Please double check that:  1)You have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.  2)This web page does not have any fatal Javascript errors.  3)The audio-player.js file of Rapid1Pixelout has been included.

Download Podcast (MP3)

Downloading episode

File size: 17MB

Note: Right-click on the above green image and chose "Save target as " or "save link as" to download the file on your computer.

Intro Music

Intro music provided by Alms for Shanti 


You can also subscribe to Indicast using these channels (its free) to get automatic updates: