To make sense of the week’s hottest stories in business, economy, politics and markets, journalists from the Economic Times chat with reporters and industry leaders in this thrice-weekly (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) podcast.
IPL: Does The Math Add Up?
With BCCI winning the battle of bids in IPL, declining TRP's and tussle between digital and TV for advertising sales, what will it take for broadcasters to make a buck on the world's second most valuable sporting event? Host Ratna Bhushan, poses these questions to Vikram Sakhuja, Group Chief Executive, Madison Media, Arnab Roy, VP Marketing, Coca-Cola and Harish Thawani, Former CEO of Nimbus Communication.
Reliance: The Globetrotting Shopper
Mukesh Ambani has been on a deal spree for broken yet promising brands or for frontier technologies that will fire up his energy business. Since 2021, Reliance Industries has made over 20 strategic acquisitions and investments spending over $2 billion. But their bets now are getting bolder, bigger. Host Arijit Barman analyses the move with Jal Irani, Research Analyst, Edelweiss Securities and Tony Shiret, Equities Analyst at Panmure Gordon & Co. London.
Disclosure: Jal Irani, Executive Director, Edelweiss Securities Limited: SEBI Registration: ISN-201600068669.
The analyst above mentioned does not have any financial interest in the stock discussed. From Edelweiss: By way of abundant caution, we inform that we or our associates may or may not have been engaged with the subject companies and may or may not have received compensation from the subject companies in the past 12 months.
Of Grievances, Takedowns & Tech Rules
The proposed amendments to the IT rules 2021 address a host of topics from grievance redressal to self-regulation. Host Dia Rekhi in conversation with NS Nappinai, a supreme court advocate who is also the founder of the Cyber Saathi Foundation and Pooja Tidke a senior partner at Parinam Law, finds out what are the hits and also the big misses in the proposed rules and the implications of it for a user like you and me. Credits: CNBC-TV18
Indians Go Vocal for Local Gin
Homegrown gin brands gain popularity in India over imported brands. Host Ratna Bhushan explores what's steering this revolution and how local botanicals are blowing minds with - Anand Virmani, Cofounder, Nao Spirits and Beverages, Devika Bhagat , Co-founder, Adventurist Spirits, Yash Bhange, Co-Founder, Hunger Inc. Hospitality as they raise a toast to this ginennaisance.
Will Ethanol Sweeten India’s Oil Import Bill?
A soaring import bill and worsening air quality is making the government accelerate its ethanol blending targets with petrol. But is the 20% ethanol mix the most effective answer to India's unsustainable oil dependence. Host Kalpana Pathak and Kiran Somvanshi delve deeper into the subject with - Milind S Patke, President (Biofuels) - GPS Renewables, Karthik Ganesan, Research Fellow, Council on Energy, Environment and Water and Charles Worringham, an Independent Energy Researcher.
Battleground 5G: Tech cos vs Telcos
Description: Telecom and non-telecom companies are at loggerheads over the allocation of 5G waves for private networks. Will this impact the much-awaited 5G auctions? To find out, host Anirban Chowdhury speaks with SP Kochhar, the director general of COAI, TV Ramachandran, president of the Broadband India Forum, and ET’s Kalyan Parbat.
Credits: CNBC-TV18, Narendra Modi's YouTube Channel
It’s very great to hear from podcast
Intriguing topics explained with simplicity
The Morning Brief is a well curated podcast with a great set of hosts and guests. Each topic is explained with ease making complicated terms easy to understand for someone without financial or industry specific knowledge.
Biased when political, good when economics
Watched episode Understanding UP Ram Roti and Rojgar. It kind of felt like most backward people speaking on podcast. U guys still talking about cast calculations when UP has moved on. Ive watched ur episode on ladaki hun. That episode was biased towards congress. They basically pained picture that Ladaki campaign is most successful campaign in UP. ET gives good episode when economy. But they suuck when it comes to politics.