Indicast # 187: Manna Dey RIP

Thursday, 07 November 2013 05:30 Written by
In this podcast, we talk about Manna Dey, one of the greatest singers known to us. In sports, Ajit Agarkar retires. Aditya talks about his experience of watching Sachin get out in the 90s at the Wankhede stadium as he prepares to play his last two Tests. In Australia, tree…

Indicast # 186: India's princely states

Monday, 19 August 2013 05:30 Written by
With Telangana fast tracked into another state, we found an excuse to talk a bit about the history of Indias princely states and how the country was formed as an amalgamation of more than 500 mini states ruled by princes. In cricket, India whitewashes Zimbabwe while the IPL runs into…

Indicast # 185: India's thought for food

Thursday, 25 July 2013 05:30 Written by
The week started off with the shocking news of 23 kids in Bihar dying from eating food that was cooked in utensils previously used for storing insecticides. The mid-day meal program from across India has mixed reviews, but this episode highlights how, when it comes to even the bare essentials,…

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…