16 episodes

This is a quirky, liberal take on all that's farcical, absurd and depressing in 'New India'. From cricket to science, entertainment to politics, the old Indians take on the new Indian narrative. Listen to some hard-hitting but mostly sane take on the happenings from Aryavrat.

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    • News Commentary

This is a quirky, liberal take on all that's farcical, absurd and depressing in 'New India'. From cricket to science, entertainment to politics, the old Indians take on the new Indian narrative. Listen to some hard-hitting but mostly sane take on the happenings from Aryavrat.

    Of nation states, social contracts and a lot more

    Of nation states, social contracts and a lot more

    In this pod, we discuss the idea of nation-states, the constitution and whether it did what it set out to do. We also discuss the relationship between the people and the state, and the guest's novel and how it stood the test of time.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Man Jan Ki Baat (16th March 20')

    Man Jan Ki Baat (16th March 20')

    This is our short take on all the absurd recent happenings in Indian politics.

    • 7 min
    Man Jan Ki Baat - Ep 1

    Man Jan Ki Baat - Ep 1

    This is Mann Jun ki Baat, our short news segment with a twist.

    • 8 min
    Discovering Our Politics -- The Other Indian Muslim's Bunch of thoughts (Pt.2)

    Discovering Our Politics -- The Other Indian Muslim's Bunch of thoughts (Pt.2)

    In this episode, we talk about the caste question in the context of Indian Muslims. Shafi joins Raj to discuss his initial idealism and evolving understanding of caste and then they reflect on the otherization of Indian Muslims and within that the isolation of being a Pasmanda Muslim. Listen in to understand how deeply entrenched caste is in the Indian psyche.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Discovering Our Politics -- An Indian Muslim's bunch of thoughts (Pt.1)

    Discovering Our Politics -- An Indian Muslim's bunch of thoughts (Pt.1)

    In this episode of BJPod, we talk about what the idea of India means to an Indian Muslim. During the course of this deep dive, we look at several aspects of the Indian Muslim identity. Our guest talks about when and what led to this breakdown of the Indian secular fabric? Is it just a case of the undercurrents surfacing post-2014? We also discuss the heartening expression of Muslim identity during the anti-CAA protests. Also, a bit of American politics interspersed. All this and more on this episode of BJPodcast.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Discovering our politics with Meghnad (from Newslaundry)

    Discovering our politics with Meghnad (from Newslaundry)

    In this episode of the BJPod, we continue our Discovering Our Politics series with someone who has made Civics popular, Meghnad. During the episode, Meghnad talks about his journey from being apolitical to serendipitously getting an opportunity to work with MPs. We also talk about how to engage families and tackle propaganda on Whatsapp. During the course of the episode, we also talk about what has changed in the last decade and how the protests of today differ from the IAC movement. All this and a lot more on this episode of BJPod.

    • 1 hr 16 min

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