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Grand Tamasha

Grand Tamasha

Hindustan Times - HT Smartcast


Each week, Milan Vaishnav and his guests from around the world break down the latest developments in Indian politics, economics, foreign policy, society, and culture for a global audience. Grand Tamasha is a co-production of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Hindustan Times. And you are listening to Season 6. This is a Hindustan Times production, brought to you by HT Smartcast.

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39:51
Season Finale: Where is Indian Foreign Policy Going?
EPISODE 74
15 Jun 2022

In the season finale, Sadanand Dhume and Tanvi Madan join Milan for the Season 7 finale of Grand Tamasha to unpack India's rocky relationship with Muslims amid recent controversial ... Read more

15 Jun40 MINS
41:52
How Five-Year Plans Shaped India's Economy—and Democracy
EPISODE 73
08 Jun 2022

Nikhil Menon joins Milan to talk about the legacy of India’s planning infrastructure, the unique influence of pioneering statistician P.C. Mahalanobis, and the ways in which India’ ... Read more

08 Jun42 MINS
43:05
What Kind of World Power Does India Want to Be?
EPISODE 72
01 Jun 2022

Rahul Sagar talks to Milan about his new book on India's intellectual roots of foreign policy strategy and its approach to great power politics. Read more

01 Jun43 MINS
44:10
The Indo-Australian Vote and Milan’s Delhi Reunion
EPISODE 71
26 May 2022

This week, we put Milan in the hot seat to discuss his new study on Indo-Australian political preferences along with Caroline Duckworth, a James C. Gaither Junior Fellow in Carnegi ... Read more

26 May44 MINS
04:16
Inside Sri Lanka's Economic Meltdown
EPISODE 70
18 May 2022

Political economist Ahilan Kadirgamar joins Milan on Grand Tamasha from on the ground in Sri Lanka to discuss the causes behind its political and economic crises, India's role in h ... Read more

18 May4 MINS
31:26
Mr. Modi Goes to Europe
EPISODE 69
11 May 2022

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently completed a three-country, whirlwind tour of Europe. The trip began in Germany, where Modi met with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, then ... Read more

11 May31 MINS
32:36
Pakistan After Imran Khan
EPISODE 68
04 May 2022

On April 11, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was ousted from office, having suffered defeat in a dramatic no-confidence vote in the national assembly. Soon after, Shehbaz Shari ... Read more

04 May33 MINS
39:09
U.S.-India Ties After the ‘2+2’ Summit
EPISODE 67
27 Apr 2022

Two weeks ago, the foreign and defense ministers of the United States and India met in Washington for the fourth annual U.S.-India “2+2” Dialogue. The annual meeting has become an ... Read more

27 Apr39 MINS
40:04
Making Development Work for the Poor
EPISODE 66
20 Apr 2022

One of the most vexed questions in development studies is why the poor often receive such poor government services. The development literature is littered with hundreds—if not thou ... Read more

20 Apr40 MINS
37:11
Religious Polarization in Karnataka
EPISODE 65
14 Apr 2022

Over the past two months, the southern Indian state of Karnataka has been the site of significant religious tensions as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government—and Hindu nation ... Read more

14 Apr37 MINS
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