Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicPodcasts

Topic: Podcasts

Self-love & storytelling — How India saw a podcast boom in the pandemic year 2020

Time Indians spent on audio streaming platforms grew by 42% in March last year. Spotify, JioSaavn and Gaana also diversified their podcast offerings in 2020 to meet growing demand.

Kashmir, parenting, sex – Podcasts are finally giving Indians what they want to hear

Years after people had written the obituary for the radio, audio is making a comeback in India. And the medium is the message.

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inequality report

Dear Oxfam, stop looking for inequality in India, go back to distributing blankets

Oxfam India's 2022 report titled makes sweeping recommendations to fight 'extreme inequality', including reintroducing a ‘wealth tax’. Oxfam, leave economics alone.
Bottles of sunflower oil at a plant in Alekseyevka, Russia | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

India to look at Brazil, Russia for sunflower oil as invasion threat looms over Ukraine

Ukraine is India's biggest supplier of sunflower oil. Any escalation in Russia-Ukraine tension is likely to hit edible oil prices in the country as 70% of its requirement is imported.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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