Indicast # 172: Justice in slow motion

Friday, 07 September 2012 05:30 Written by
It takes time. Justice. In India. The verdict for 2002 Gujarat riots is out. 32 people have been sentenced to life. Similarly, supreme court upholds Kasab's death sentence, but apparently he can appeal yet again. In other news, our prime minister makes it to the cover pages of many a…

Indicast # 171: The tale of two Armstrongs

Saturday, 01 September 2012 05:30 Written by
Lance Armstrong, fed up with the allegations that have hounded him for more than a decade, decided not to contest the doping charges. He has been stripped of his seven Tour-de-France titles. But does that really matter? We talk about him and another legend who passed away in the previous…

Indicast # 170: Assam Burns

Thursday, 09 August 2012 05:30 Written by
While India was celebrating its 65th Independence Day Assam was burning. More than 400,000 thousand have been displayed due to ethnic clashes. The problems also spread to Mumbai when a group agitation turned violent. In several incidents people from north east were attacked in cities like Pune and Bangalore. In…

Indicast # 169: Curiosity lands on Mars

Thursday, 09 August 2012 05:30 Written by
India's Olympic games report card has four medals to show. In the 100 meter race, Usain Bolt breaks the world record in the fastest race ever run where seven out of the eight runners passed the finish line in less than ten seconds. The big news this week was about…

Indicast # 168: The great Indian blackout

Monday, 06 August 2012 05:30 Written by
Last week 10 per cent of all mankind took a nap. Most of India suffered a coordinated power failure which put about 600 million people in darkness. Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat offered help. It came at a price. In other news, Aditya brings up an interesting case…