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The Suno India Show’ is a weekly news show by Suno India combining slow journalism with under-represented and under-reported stories. Covering the diverse range of topics like politics, technology, education and society, the host brings in informative interviews and engaging discussions with experts. The show not only shines a spotlight on stories that matter but keeps the listeners up to date with the latest national news.
 
Echoes of India is the story of India like you've never heard it before. Host Anirudh Kanisetti takes you on a journey through its wonders, from the Greek art of Afghanistan to the to the thriving ports of Tamil Nadu. Along the way, monks debate, queens boast, and armies roar. From philosophy to politics to economics, the past comes back to life - noisy, breathing, as thriving as the Indian subcontinent is today.
 
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How can we untangle Madness & Civilization and think clearly about what Foucault is saying, both in the book, and by extension in later works?Looking at some criticisms of him are a good way to try to pin down exactly what’s going on with his method and view of the world, so let’s start there.In 1987 Lawrence Stone, for example, criticized Foucault…
 
Michel Foucault’s History of Madness (abridged in English as Madness and Civilization) was a revolutionary exploration of how our interpretations and experience of madness have changed over time, and how they’re not quite as ‘rational’ – or even more ‘rational – than they first appear. Everyone who was worked on the history of psychiatry since has …
 
With discussions around agitations related to the recent Farm laws, what is missing is context. Reforms in agriculture have a history since India’s independence starting with the Green revolution. This history is important to understand the present. In this episode, Kunika Balhotra, Suno India’s Research and Communications Officer, spoke to Profess…
 
This is the second episode in the two-part series on developing COVID-19 vaccines for the Suno India show. In the first episode of the series, we discussed the different stages of clinical trials and how the vaccines were developed so fast. In the second part, we are addressing key concerns about the cynicism around vaccine development. What are th…
 
The Indian government is gearing up for mass COVID-19 vaccinations. The question foremost on everyone’s minds are how were they developed so fast. The first episode of this two-part series for the Suno India Show gives a step-by-step explanation of vaccine development and what is different this time around. For this episode, we feature the expert v…
 
Police in Hyderabad are cracking down on predatory practices of micro-lending applications, which are driving people to suicides and bankruptcy. These micro-lending apps push online advertisements offering to give loans to people in need of cash and then overcharge them with excess interest rates. In case of delays in loan repayments, the app compa…
 
In this episode, Kashmiri independent journalist Irfan Amin Malik speaks to students in Kashmir about the problems they face due to 16 months long lockdown which started in August 2019 after BJP led central government revoked Article 370 & bifurcated the erstwhile state into two union territories. The host spoke to students from different schools w…
 
What did Descartes know for certain? That he is a thinking thing, a cogito. But what does it mean to think? Descartes lists a few modes of thinking: Doubting, affirming, denying, understanding.Heidegger embarks upon a similar project to Descartes. What, he asks, is the fundamental nature of our experience? Of our existence? Heidegger agrees with De…
 
Descartes’ Error is a 1994 book by the neuroscientist Antonio Damasio which outlines the somatic marker hypothesis, a theory about how the mind and body not only interact, but are indissociable. Damasio argues that those feelings provide what he calls ‘somatic markers’ for the mind that aid decision making. They point us in the right (or wrong) dir…
 
This is an introduction to Rene Descartes' Meditations. Descartes - born in 1596 - is often considered the father of modern philosophy. He was a radical innovator, completely sweeping away the old and inaugurating a new method – simple, pure, clear, individual thought. He claimed he read very little, and most of his work was in the sciences. When a…
 
The Goods and Services Tax which is commonly referred to GST was passed in the parliament on the 29th of March 2017. GST is a tax which is levied on most goods and services. It is an indirect tax which is collected at the point of consumption, and not at the point of origin. It replaced other taxes in the country such as Value Added Tax, excise dut…
 
-Frontline health care workers all over the country are receiving the first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine -We hear from Vice President Mike Pence, HHS Secretary Alex Azar, and Surgeon General Jerome Adams -Latest updates from Congress and the Electoral College -And President Elect Joe Biden adds Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg to his cabinet…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the situation of hunger in the country. A short survey conducted by the Right to Food Campaign titled ‘The Hunger Watch” reveals that people continue to have depressed incomes worsening their nutritional food intake. The survey conducted in September by the Right to Food Campaign tracked the situation of hunger am…
 
We hear from state and federal officials on how to distribute the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine. We also hear from Congressmen Larry Bucshon, Jim Banks and Andre Carson, and have a final farewell from Representative Susan Brooks. And the Electoral College will meet Monday to make things official in the 2020 election.…
 
इस प्रकरण में संसद में हाल ही में पारित कानूनों और संशोधन के खिलाफ चल रहे किसान आन्दोलन पर चर्चा की शामिल हे। कृषि उपज व्यापार और वाणिज्य, सवर्धन और विधेयक 2020 और किसान उपज व्‍यापार एवं वाणिज्‍य (संवर्धन एवं सुविधा) विधेयक, २०२० का उद्देशय कॉर्पोरेट खेती में मदद करना और किसानों की उपज को राज्य के भीतर और अंतर-राज्य व्यापार की अनुमति देना हे। इसके …
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been pitching for One Nation One Election multiple times over the years. Recently he mentioned it in his speech during the constitutional day on 26th November this year. To understand the complexities and the challenges with simultaneous elections, Rakesh Kamal, Producer at Suno India and host for this episode of Th…
 
COVID-19 cases continue to rise, causing stress on the hospital system in Indiana. We hear from United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar about the future of the pandemic with vaccines waiting for approval. We also ask Indiana Senators Todd Young and Mike Braun about the push for more economic relief, and we speak further on th…
 
The mid-March declaration of COVID-19 pandemic was accompanied by several changes in the zoos around the world. Same was the case with Nehru Zoological Park of Hyderabad. The staff of the Nehru Zoological Park found themselves spending more time with the animals, documenting the behavioural changes, and enjoying the calm that the lack of visitors o…
 
What constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace? What are our rights? We, from Suno India, want women who are sexually harassed in the workplace to know their rights and how to go about filing a complaint and taking action against their perpetrators. In our previous episode, we told you how a criminal complaint of rape, sexual harassment, or mo…
 
-Amidst the continued surge in Covid-19 cases we hear from Governor Eric Holcomb and Mayor Joe Hogsett about the economic impact of the virus and a potential boost from the NCAA and March Madness -We hear more from our interviews with White House Taskforce Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx and Former State Health Commissioner Judy Monroe…
 
In a developing country like India, MSMEs are the backbone of the economy. The MSME sector contributes to 45% of India’s Total Industrial Employment, 50% of India’s Total Exports and 95% of all industrial units of the country and more than 6000 types of products are manufactured in these industries Since March of this year, with COVID-19 spread and…
 
An introduction to the philosophy of Francis Bacon, the father of empiricism. Bacon was born in London in 1561. He was an establishment figure born into one of the most powerful families in Britain. He as a member of the house of commons and the house of lords for 37 years, a lawyer, Attorney General, and a member of the Privy Council, the group wh…
 
The new farm laws have brought along with it concerns about the lack of price and trade regulations. WIth no mention of Minimum Support Price (MSP) in the bills themselves, farmers are concerned that it could lead to exploitation. Protesting this, farmers unions across the country are joining hands with trade unions on November 26,2020 to protest “…
 
What did Bacon give us? Induction, the scientific method, experimentation, his was a theory of epistemology – a theory about knowledge.He said that knowledge about the world comes from the senses and should be carefully and systematically collected to make use of instrumentally.Ok, so there are two lines of criticism I’d like to discuss today. Firs…
 
In this episode, we speak to children about their experiences dealing with pollution during winter and festive season. The host, Menaka Rao spoke to Meenakshi, Sohail, Raj Abhishek and Prabudh and Suhani telling us more about pollution, and why we should not burst crackers during Diwali. We also speak with Susan Thomas, a retired Head of Foundation…
 
The Indian economy is in the doldrums. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have all projected that the economy will shrink between 9-10 % in the current fiscal year. As the former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said, demonetisation and the implementation of Good and Services Tax has already negatively affect…
 
Modernity is many things. Urbanization, industrialization, technologization. At its simplest, it’s a project of supposed improvement, science, and progress. As a project, then, modernity seeks to expand itself. If improvements can be made, they should be made.Exploration was at the heart of the modern expansionist drive that began in earnest in the…
 
How do we deal with coronavirus? I look at the 'Great Barrington Declaration' - a group of scientists against lockdowns - and the history of how science is always political.The Declaration has been signed by over 20,000 medical practitioners and scientists, including Professor Sunetra Gupta from Oxford.There are some problems, though. First, anyone…
 
I look at the thought of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, his anarchism, his mutualism, and his theory of politics. Proudhon was the first self-declared anarchist. He wrote What is Property in 1840. He was not a wide-ranging and difficult writer, he wasn’t a system builder, he was critical of utopianisms, and was fascinated with contradictions.For Proudhon,…
 
In the run up to the results of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020, most of the exit polls had predicted that the Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) would have an edge and were likely to form the next government. However, contrary to these predictions, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is going to form the government in Bihar, again. How did this hap…
 
An introduction to Pierre-Joseph Proudhon's 1840 book, What is Property?Pierre Joseph Proudhon was the first self-declared anarchist. He wrote What is Property in 1840. He was not a wide-ranging and difficult writer, he wasn’t a system builder, he was critical of utopianisms, and was fascinated with contradictions.For Proudhon, The ideal society wa…
 
An introduction and overview of the British/Latvian philosopher, Isaiah Berlin's 1958 classic lecture on Two Concepts of Liberty.Berlin thought that where philosophers, politicians, and commentators had talked about the idea of freedom as one definable concept, throughout the history of modern thought you could identify two different ideas about wh…
 
Voting for the third and final phase of the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 will take place on November 07, 2020. In this phase, three regions of the state — Seemanchal, Kosi and Mithilanchal will be going to the polls. Some of the areas of these regions are listed as the most backwards areas/districts of India. To understand the local issues and gro…
 
Bihar is going for its second phase of polling tomorrow. In the first phase, which took place on October 28, a voter turnout of nearly 56 % was recorded. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday said that the turnout in the first phase of the elections has made him confident of another term for the Nitish Kumar-led government. For this episode of El…
 
-Latest updates on race for President, Governor, and Attorney General, where we hear from AG Candidates Todd Rokita and Jonathan Weinzapfel -We hear more from our interviews with Congressional Candidates Victoria Spartz, Christina Hale, Trey Hollingsworth, and Andy Ruff -Plus the impact of the long lines on Early voting…
 
Many of us would have heard that in case of sexual assault or harassment, we can always lodge a complaint to the police. We have also heard that many of these complaints don’t resolve easily or feel like resolution. Even as the laws and guidelines are meant to ease the experience of the complaining women, these are not all necessarily implemented. …
 
On August 5, 2019, the Central government abrogated article 370 of the Indian constitution that gave the state of Jammu and Kashmir its autonomy. The Indian government also issued a military-style lockdown and a complete blocking of communication. Immediately after August 5, Kashmiris could not speak to anyone over the phone, or use the internet. T…
 
In the ongoing Assembly Elections of Bihar, “Rozgar” (Jobs/Employment) and “Siksha” (Education) have emerged as the main issues in the electoral campaigns of different political parties. But there are several other pressing issues which are not either discussed or discussed marginally. What are those issues and why are they not becoming Election Is…
 
In 2006, civil society organisations of Bihar released an “Alternative White Paper” on the issues of development and governance in the state. This was done in the context of an official White Paper released by the newly elected Nitish Kumar government on the 15-year-long Lalu Yadav-Rabri Devi regime. Anindo Banerjee, who is a Patna based researcher…
 
Bihar Assembly Polls 2020 are the first direct elections to be held amidst the ongoing pandemic. Is this the only reason why the assembly polls have been considered different or are there other reasons for it as well? To analyse this, our guest podcaster Mahtab Alam speaks to two experts, namely, Patna based senior journalist, Rajni Shankar and Res…
 
Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 is all set to start from Wednesday, October 28. The polls will be held in three phases and the counting of votes will take place on November 10. In the coming days, we will be discussing different aspects of the polls, politics and issues in Bihar in this special mini-series of “The Suno India Show” For this inaugural …
 
The Government of India has recorded more than one lakh people have died of COVID-19. There have been allegations of undercounting of COVID-19 deaths. One way to understand the extent of the toll of the pandemic and lockdown is to measure excess deaths. Menaka Rao from Suno India spoke to researchers Aashish Gupta and Kanika Sharma, who attempted t…
 
In this final episode of our mini-series “Mental Health during COVID-19”, Kunika Balhotra, Suno India’s Research and Communications Officer spoke with Nidhi Gupta, a 28 year old communication professional to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown has affected people with pre-existing mental illnesses. A Lancet study published this year s…
 
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