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The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Hindustan Times - HT Smartcast


The podcast where the big events of the week are discussed and Editor-Views, Prashant Jha, along with an expert, try to go beyond the news to understand the processes that are driving it. This is a Hindustan Times production, brought to you by HT smartcast.

The Big Picture
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18: What does Jyotiraditya Scindia’s exit from Congress reflect
EPISODE 18
16 Mar 2020

The exit of Jyotiraditya Scindia reflects the weaknesses in the Congress Party. It also shows the BJP’s ability to attract political players. To understand the significance of this ... Read more

16 Mar15 MINS
14:00
17: From Article 370 to CAA: The diplomatic fallout
EPISODE 17
09 Mar 2020

Domestic decisions taken by the current government have led to a degree of international concern. Retd. diplomat Deb Mukharji examines the fallout of the internal dynamics on diplo ... Read more

09 Mar14 MINS
15:59
16: The Constitution at 70
EPISODE 16
27 Jan 2020

On January 26, India marked the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution. The text represents the audaciousness of the drafters - for they dared to dream of a democracy ... Read more

27 Jan16 MINS
14:51
15: India under Modi 2.0
EPISODE 15
20 Jan 2020

Eight months since Narendra Modi took over for the second time, India is at the crossroads. The government has used its legislative majority to push legislations integral to its co ... Read more

20 Jan15 MINS
14:54
14: The unrest in JNU
EPISODE 14
13 Jan 2020

JNU has witnessed a student agitation for over two months. On January 5, masked miscreants entered the university campus and assaulted both students and teachers. Ever since then, ... Read more

13 Jan15 MINS
13:53
13: Why is the Northeast angry
EPISODE 13
16 Dec 2019

The passage of the Citizenship Amendment Act has provoked the fiercest reaction in the Northeast. To understand the roots of resentment in the region, one of the foremost experts o ... Read more

16 Dec14 MINS
15:27
12: The BJP’s dominance - asset or liability?
EPISODE 12
02 Dec 2019

This year has witnessed BJP’s greatest political triump in the form of its second consecutive Lok Sabha majority. But in recent weeks, the less than expected performance in Haryana ... Read more

02 Dec15 MINS
18:17
11: Decoding the RTI Journey
EPISODE 11
25 Nov 2019

The Right to Information Act has been in place for almost 15 years. A landmark legislation, it opened the doors for transparency in government. But it has also gone through an amen ... Read more

25 Nov18 MINS
18:19
10: From Ayodhya to Sabarimala, Ranjan Gogoi’s last week
EPISODE 10
19 Nov 2019

The Supreme Court delivered a set of significant judgments last week. From enabling the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya to referring Sabarimala and issues related to gend ... Read more

19 Nov18 MINS
16:47
9: Is India losing to China in the neighbourhood?
EPISODE 9
05 Nov 2019

South Asia was seen as India’s exclusive preserve. Over the past decade, Chinese political and economic engagement has exponentially grown in the region. Where does this leave Indi ... Read more

05 Nov17 MINS
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