FCRA and Missionaries of Charity | BBV Samvaad | Episode 6
Recently, the Union Home Ministry has declined to renew the FCRA approval of a NGO called Missionaries of Charity which happens to be the NGO founded by Mother Teresa. The incident has made it to the news due to liberal assumptions of motivated communal crackdown of Union Home Ministry. However there is other side to the present story.
December 29, 2021
Finding the real intent of Farmer's Protests and Mahapanchayat | BBV SAMVAAD | EP 5
The town of Muzaffarnagar on Sunday (6 September) saw a “mahapanchayat” at the Government Inter College grounds by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) against the new agricultural reform laws. The purported show of strength comes just months ahead of the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Assembly elections. SKM is the umbrella body of farmer unions that has been leading the anti-farm reforms movement over the last nine months. Hence, through this podcast, we shall try to understand the consequences of this event and its impact on the upcoming elections.
September 08, 2021
Hurriyat Conference - A dead end? Episode 4
Hurriyat Conference or Tehreek E Hurriyat is a seperatist organisation in Jammu and Kashmir. Recently it's veteran leader Syed Ali Geelani passed away putting a question mark on the organisation's future venture. Aditya Lele analyses the issue with past and present questions.
September 03, 2021
Stan Swamy's Death and Delusional Left in India | Episode 3
Stan Swamy, a priest who fought for tribals of Central India passed away in Holy Family hospital. His death brought back the controversies of Bhima Koregaon and other movements in India. Shivani and Aditya discuss the delusional left and different aspects of mass movements in India
July 10, 2021
Why Mumbai Floods? | Episode 2
Mumbai has been experiencing flooding from past 25 years and the intensity and frequency has increased over past years. The Municipal Corporation has spent over Rs. 10,000 crores on this issue till now and we can hardly see any results. Discussing with us today, Aditya analyses what all are the reasons for this flooding.
June 17, 2021
Will Indian Economy Survive the Second Wave of Pandemic? | Episode 1
Media is flooded with how this government has either completely failed to tackle the Economic Front or is claiming this as another masterstroke. Aditya takes you into basics of how to build a perspective on Economy as a subject and analyses the factors which make or breaks the economic cycle of the country.
June 11, 2021