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A show with Barkha Dutt that brings you the big interviews, debates, all the elections news and of course, the very latest from our turbulent neighbours.

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A show with Barkha Dutt that brings you the big interviews, debates, all the elections news and of course, the very latest from our turbulent neighbours.

    How Did Rs 11,300 Crore PNB Fraud Remain Undetected?

    How Did Rs 11,300 Crore PNB Fraud Remain Undetected?

    It's being called the biggest bank scam in India's history. More than Rs 11,000 crore was siphoned from one of India's biggest banks - Punjab National Bank - allegedly by one of India's richest men Nirav Modi and his family-run businesses. How, over a period of years, were firms associated with the diamond trader systematically given Letters of Undertaking without any permissions that enabled them to get foreign exchange from the branches of Indian banks abroad? Where was the system of checks and balances? How did this happen under the nose of the bank and that of the RBI? Who is responsible and just where and how is all this money going to come back into the system? On The Buck Stops Here, we ask how were Nirav Modi and his family members allowed to escape? Were they being protected and if so, by who?

    • 23 min
    On Valentine's Day, Pledge Your Heart: Why The Hesitation?

    On Valentine's Day, Pledge Your Heart: Why The Hesitation?

    On Valentine's Day, pledge your heart. On this edition of The Buck Stops Here, we talk about organ donation. Five lakh people in India die every year because of the non-availability of organs. The rate of organ donation in India is just 0.5 donors per 10 lakh people as per 2013 data. Everyone can save up to seven lives by donating organs. At any given time, there are eight to 10 brain-dead potential donors in intensive care units of any major city. On the show, we look at how laws in the country have changed and how, with this, there is a real chance at change.

    • 25 min
    Sanjay Manjrekar's Imperfect: The Rise Of India's Most Talented Batsman

    Sanjay Manjrekar's Imperfect: The Rise Of India's Most Talented Batsman

    On 'The Buck Stops Here', a special interview with a man once regarded as one of the most promising Indian batsman, Sanjay Manjrekar. Manjrekar's book 'Imperfect' is an incredibly candid confession of the highs and lows in his life, of living with Vijay Manjrekar his father and a legendary Indian cricketer but also a violent and abusive man, of going through the ropes of Indian cricket, of seeing, as a Mumbai batsman, the advent of Sachin Tendulkar and now of his life as one of India's leading cricket commentators.

    • 18 min
    "RSS Can Prepare An Army In 3 Days": Row Over Mohan Bhagwat's Remark

    "RSS Can Prepare An Army In 3 Days": Row Over Mohan Bhagwat's Remark

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat sparked a controversy after he reportedly said that the RSS can be raised an army from within its ranks within three days. Critics have asked if that means some sort of an extra-constitutional militia force? Where does that leave our army? And despite a clarification that has now come, are comments like this at all necessary?

    • 13 min
    In Jammu Attack, Doctors Who Delivered A Miracle

    In Jammu Attack, Doctors Who Delivered A Miracle

    As soldiers fought to flush out terrorists from the Sunjuwan military camp in Jammu on Saturday, their colleagues at a military hospital, just 10 km away, worked through the night to save a pregnant woman who had been brought in with gunshot wounds. Meet the doctors who saved not one but two lives in this heart-warming story.

    • 10 min
    Rafale Deal: 'Confidentiality' Means No Transparency?

    Rafale Deal: 'Confidentiality' Means No Transparency?

    Nearly three months after she said that price details of the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft from France will be shared with reporters, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has now stated in Parliament that confidentiality clauses within the deal prevent the disclosure of these details - which means that there can never be full public scrutiny of the Rs 58,000 crore deal which the Congress says resulted in an insurmountable loss of taxpayers money. On The Buck Stops Here, we ask: does 'confidentiality' mean no transparency?

    • 24 min

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