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On The Record

On The Record

Hindustan Times - HT Smartcast



In this podcast, politicians and policymakers talk to Hindustan Times' national political editor Sunetra Choudhury about the big issues of the day. Listen to these interviews and you'll get a rare insight into all that's making headlines. This is a Hindustan Times production, brought to you by HT Smartcast.

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Available Episodes

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Why The Centre Is Wrong On Fuel Prices & GST
EPISODE 85
13 May 2022

Tamil Nadu's finance minister and one of the fiercest critiques of the Modi govt, Palanivel Thiagarajan, has criticized the union government over the issue of coal shortage, power ... Read more

13 May65 MINS
22:21
What Shehbaz Sharif's Appointment As Pakistan PM Means For India?
EPISODE 84
14 Apr 2022

Shehbaz Sharif is the new Prime Minister of Pakistan and he assumed office after Imran Khan was ousted through a no-confidence motion amid an unprecedented week-long drama. Sharif ... Read more

14 Apr22 MINS
28:48
What's wrong with the new Criminal Procedure Identification amendment?
EPISODE 83
06 Apr 2022

In this episode of 'On The Record', Hindustan Time's Sunetra Choudhury speaks to VN Rai, IPS officer and former head of the Indian Police Academy, about this week's most debatable ... Read more

06 Apr29 MINS
19:38
After 4 decades, Nagaland gets a woman MP
EPISODE 82
29 Mar 2022

On this week's episode of On The Record, host Sunetra talks to BJP's MP from Nagaland - Phangnon Konyak who has been victorious in the Assembly Elections 2022 and she also happens ... Read more

29 Mar20 MINS
12:04
Escape from a war zone
EPISODE 81
03 Mar 2022

It's been more than a week since Russia invaded Ukraine and war broke out on February 24. More than 20,000 Indians who were stranded there are young students pursuing their higher ... Read more

03 Mar12 MINS
41:49
The Hijab Row Controversy
EPISODE 80
17 Feb 2022

As the Karnataka high court hears petitions against the hijab ban, Farrah Ahmed, a professor at Melbourne Law School who specialises in Constitutional law and religious freedom, sp ... Read more

17 Feb42 MINS
16:06
Harak Singh Rawat interview: Joining Congress wasn’t my plan... BJP overreacted
EPISODE 79
18 Jan 2022

The Bhartiya Janata Party expelled a sitting minister from its government in Uttarakhand amid reports that he was unhappy and negotiating with Congress. Harak Singh Rawat may be jo ... Read more

18 Jan16 MINS
19:35
Why are UP ministers quitting? BJP Former ally OP Rajbhar explains
EPISODE 78
13 Jan 2022

In an interview with HT's Sunetra Choudhury, Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) leader OP Rajbhar said BJP was an enemy of OBCs and more party leaders are expected to quit ahead ... Read more

13 Jan20 MINS
38:44
Gita Gopinath: Changing a Man’s World
EPISODE 77
17 Dec 2021

In this episode, Hindustan Times' Sunetra Choudhury speaks to Gita Gopinath, Chief Economist, IMF about being the first woman to lead the IMF and what she make of all the headlines ... Read more

17 Dec39 MINS
28:10
Smriti Irani: Minister and novelist?
EPISODE 76
26 Nov 2021

Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani has turned author with her debut novel “Lal Salaam”, announced publishing house Westland. “Lal Salaam” is the stor ... Read more

26 Nov28 MINS
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