Tamil Nadu
Dispatches from India: Symptoms of unemployment

We take a look at the preparations for the all-India shutdown, the firing of scheme workers, and the plans to privatize Air India. We also explore the signs of unemployment and the woes of artists in Tamil Nadu

Dispatches from India: The politics and economics of hate

We take a look at the latest GDP numbers, comments by a judge in Uttar Pradesh, the situation of education in the country, a detailed analysis of the economic context to hate crimes, and the crisis faced by weavers in the State of Tamil Nadu

Dispatches from India: What is the Monetization drive? 

We take a look at the latest from the farmers’ struggle, the state of the leather industry in Tamil Nadu and Delhi’s surveillance record. We also look at a new monetization drive by the Indian government and the criticisms of the New Education Policy

The long shadow of hunger in India

From tribal communities in the forests to daily wage workers in the metros, hunger afflicted millions of Indians throughout the last year. Meanwhile, the central government had massive stocks of grain

Dispatches from India: 75 Years of Independence

We take a look at the plight of Afghan refugees in India, protests by disability rights organizations in Tamil Nadu, the present and future of India on the anniversary of independence, and the people’s assembly organized on the anniversary of an iconic environmental movement in the country

Dispatches from India: Two years since abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir

In this episode, we take a look at the situation in Jammu & Kashmir two years after constitutional changes that took away the State’s autonomy and bifurcated it, the state of pellet gun victims, the impact of the Pegasus revelations, and the plight of the power loom workers in Tamil Nadu

Dispatches from India: The Pegasus Fallout

In this episode, we take a look at the impact of the revelations of Project Pegasus on Indian politics and society, the travails of a tribal community in the State of Tamil Nadu and the impact of successive lockdowns on the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir

Dispatches from India: The impact of State elections

We take a look at the results of the recent round of elections in India, a report on the impact of successive lockdowns on the LGBTQ and trans communities in Jammu and Kashmir, and look at the implications of Bill Gates’ recent statement on intellectual property rights and vaccines

In Indian State polls, red wave sweeps Kerala while Modi’s BJP takes a beating

In the results to the latest round of elections in India, the ruling right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been cut to size, and the Left and regional, secular parties have made decisive gains

Dispatches from India: Left Ascendant in Kerala

In this episode we look at the upcoming elections in the States of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and the prospects of the ruling parties. We also take a look at the fate of children from the Rohingya community in Jammu, whose education has been disrupted

Dispatches from India: Farmers’ Protest: 100 Days On

In this episode, we take a look at the ongoing farmers’ agitation on the borders of Delhi which has crossed a 100 days. We also look at a protest by automotive workers in the city of Manesar and the demands by visually challenged people in the State of Tamil Nadu

Indian beedi workers struggle due to pandemic

Workers in the beedi sector in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu are facing a deep crisis as the pandemic has affected the industry and severely reduced their incomes

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