Indicast # 193: Deadly days

Sunday, 27 April 2014 05:30 Written by
The death toll of this podcast runs in hundreds. A deadly avalanche has killed sixteen Sherpas on Mount Everest. Russia continues to flex its muscles to scare tiny Ukraine as the West and the EU watch on. In South Korea a ferry capsizes killing more than 300 on-board. The country…
Five years India breaks its own record of successfully conducting the world's biggest general elections. In this one we doff our topis to India's election commission. In related news, two new books on Congress give us a glimpse of what Dr Manmohan Singh went through in his two terms. We…

Indicast # 191: The Missing Plane

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 05:30 Written by
The case of the missing plane gets mysterious by the day. Twenty six countries including India are involved in search operations. Subrata Roy, owner of Sahara Parivar pulls off a multi-crore scam which lands him in jail. The general election voting season kicks off soon and IPL, which is scheduled…

Indicast # 190: The Kejriwal connundrum

Sunday, 16 February 2014 05:30 Written by
Arvind Kejriwal's life in the fast lane came to an abrupt end when he resigned as the Chief Minister of Delhi on Friday. Another star who stole the show a few weeks back was Rahul Gandhi. His impeccably eventful performance on his first big TV interview baffled one and all.…

Indicast # 189: The new king of chess

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 05:30 Written by
In sports, everyone loves a good contest. And when Magnus Carlsen, the 22 year old Norwegian prodigy beat India's Vishy Anand, chess entered a new era. In this podcast we talk about how these giants of the game prepare to get there. Another prodigy, Prithvi Shaw smashed 546 in the…