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The Pragati Podcast

The Pragati Podcast

Author: IVM Podcasts

Take a step back from noisy political debates and tune in to rich conversations on India and the world. The Pragati Podcast is a weekly talkshow on public policy, economics and international relations. Science-geek-turned-policy-wonk Pavan Srinath talks to scholars and experts on everything from Indias unique genetics to why China isnt really trying to take over the world. New episodes out every Thursday. The Pragati Podcast is the titular podcast of the online magazine Pragati, and has a lot more brain fodder at www.thinkpragati.com.

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149 Episodes
  1. Ep.01: What A Long, Strange Trip It's Been
    • 24:10
  2. Ep.02: The Answer Is Tourism
    • 17:25
  3. Ep.03: Budgets At Home And Military Ops Abroad
    • 46:05
  4. Ep.04: Right Wing, Left Wing Or Wrong Wing?
    • 41:45
  5. Ep.05: The Illicit Episode
    • 45:08
  6. Ep.06: Till Divorce Do Us Part
    • 41:49
  7. Ep.07: Ms. Robot, I Have A Doubt
    • 29:26
  8. Ep.08: ISRO, Indian Ocean And Infrastructure
    • 44:03
  9. Ep.09: Of Tax Reforms And Secularism
    • 47:13
  10. Ep.10: Terms And Conditions Apply
    • 38:58
  11. Ep.11: The Sky Is Falling! IT Is Imploding!
    • 41:39
  12. Ep.12: Kautilya's Legacy
    • 44:16
  13. Ep.13: Floods, Pyjama-Laadi And Mandarin Classes
    • 41:05
  14. Ep.14: Kabuliwaala, Trump And The GDP
    • 42:17
  15. Ep.15: Sand, Sanitation And Subsidies
    • 49:05
  16. Ep.16: The Perfidy Of Parking
    • 21:37
  17. Ep.17: Who Moved My Science?
    • 34:37
  18. Ep.18: All Quiet On The Western Front?
    • 16:56
  19. Ep.19: Catch Up! Parking For Pollution & Asian Quadrilaterals
    • 27:53
  20. Ep.20:The GDP: From World War I To Today
    • 36:58
  21. Ep.21:Kill The Hospital, Save The Patient?
    • 41:43
  22. Ep.22:Death By Taxes
    • 28:52
  23. Ep.23:What's Happened To Al Qaeda?
    • 26:27
  24. Ep.24:Editing Our Genes
    • 30:12
  25. Ep25: The 2017 Kim Jong Awards
    • 47:09
  26. Ep.26: The Cholas: Conquerors Of Oceans
    • 26:05
  27. Ep.27: The Supreme Court In Crisis
    • 36:51
  28. Ep.28: Looking East On Republic Day
    • 26:03
  29. Ep.29: Firing On The Line Of Control
    • 44:37
  30. Ep.30: Power Plays In The Indo-Pacific
    • 20:32
  31. Ep.31: The Shades Of Social Credit
    • 30:17
  32. Ep.32: Should We Pay For The Kaveri?
    • 25:52
  33. Ep.33: No More Big Brother
    • 25:19
  34. Ep.34: Liberty And A Free Society
    • 42:03
  35. Ep.35: Biohackers And Protesting Farmers
    • 30:43
  36. Ep.36: The Kangaroo-Dragon Affair
    • 30:35
  37. Ep.37: Why Is Talk Radio Missing In India?
    • 29:12
  38. Ep.38: A Hundred Billion Dollar Hole
    • 28:21
  39. Ep.39: Of Jesters And Stand-Up Comics
    • 33:19
  40. Ep.40: A Six-Trillion-Dollar Goal
    • 48:06
  41. Ep.41: India-US Bhai Bhai
    • 41:08
  42. Ep.42: Sovereignty: From The Cholas To Wakanda
    • 56:16
  43. Ep.43: The Rockets' Red Glare
    • 47:56
  44. Ep.44: The Art Of The Deal
    • 29:16
  45. Ep.45: The Magic Number To Elections
    • 38:07
  46. Ep.46: You're Scaring The Nipah Out Of Me!
    • 29:07
  47. Ep.47: My Rupee, My Pride
    • 49:42
  48. Ep.48: 20 Million Jobs
    • 53:59
  49. Ep.49: The Rightness Of Rights
    • 50:25
  50. Ep.50: Eminence Before Institution
    • 38:54
  51. Ep.51: A Tale Of Two Nukes: Iran (Part 1)
    • 43:03
  52. Ep.52: A Tale Of Two Nukes: North Korea (Part 2)
    • 33:40
  53. Ep.53: Privacy 1.0 To 3.0
    • 48:03
  54. Ep.54: Privacy For 21st Century India
    • 01:10:09
  55. Ep.55: I'm Not A Data Subject, But A Data Principal!
    • 51:01
  56. Ep.56: A Brave New World Order
    • 53:19
  57. Ep.57: Let My Nation Awake
    • 18:52
  58. Ep.58: A Thin Svaraj
    • 36:04
  59. Ep.59: Trump's New Washington DC
    • 37:41
  60. Ep.60: The Indian Rupee In A Turkish Bath
    • 47:44
  61. Ep.61: The Many Indian Genomes
    • 47:20
  62. Ep.62: Syria And The Ugliness Of Modern Warfare
    • 59:44
  63. Ep.63: Modern Cuisine Meets 19th Century Governance
    • 46:02
  64. Ep.64: The Aadhaar Judgements Explained
    • 01:10:37
  65. Ep.65: Journalism, South India Style
    • 39:10
  66. Ep.66: Myths About China
    • 01:10:58
  67. Ep.67: No, China Isn't Taking Over The World
    • 01:00:20
  68. Ep.68: Being A Foreign Correspondent In India
    • 41:01
  69. Ep.69: Why Do We Elect Criminals?
    • 01:00:02
  70. Ep.70: Behind The Scenes Of A Hostage Rescue Mission
    • 32:50
  71. Ep.71: 10 Years Later: The 26/11 Mumbai Attacks
    • 01:02:17
  72. Ep.72: India Putting The Jumbo In Shrimp
    • 01:15:03
  73. Ep.73: Can The Courts Protect India's Environment?
    • 49:59
  74. Ep.74: Why Should Indians Care About Distant ISIS?
    • 56:10
  75. Ep.75: True Financial Inclusion
    • 01:22:00
  76. Ep.76: India's Successes And Failures
    • 44:04
  77. Ep.77: The US-China Tariff Battle
    • 56:02
  78. Ep.78: The US-China War For Technology
    • 01:00:33
  79. Ep.79: Corporate-Government Relations In India.
    • 40:01
  80. Ep.80: Being A Foreign Policy Journalist In India
    • 48:16
  81. Ep.81: The Parliament And The Republic
    • 55:20
  82. Ep.82: Connectivity Raises All Boats
    • 31:41
  83. Ep.83: Voicing India
    • 50:32
  84. Ep.84: From Academia To Entrepreneurship
    • 01:09:13
  85. Ep.85: India's Strategic Culture
    • 53:12
  86. Ep.86: Afghanistan Before 9/11
    • 50:00
  87. Ep.87: The Growth Of Indian E-Commerce
    • 01:24:34
  88. Ep.88: India's Telecom Revolution
    • 01:17:34
  89. Ep.89: Science Journalism In India
    • 01:08:43
  90. Ep.90: Not Just A Civil Servant
    • 58:35
  91. Ep.91: Meet An Astronaut
    • 21:59
  92. Ep.92: Public Choice, Voting And Governance
    • 01:00:09
  93. Ep.93: Markets In Space
    • 01:12:33
  94. Ep.94: Freedom On The Internet
    • 01:15:30
  95. Ep.95: Working With Government
    • 01:08:11
  96. Ep.96: Afghanistan: A Republic In Peril
    • 01:17:31
  97. Ep.97: The Agenda For NDA 3.0
    • 01:11:01
  98. Ep.98: Where Is The Brexit?
    • 01:03:01
  99. Ep.99: Questioning Nationalism
    • 01:33:02
  100. Ep.100: A Long Strange Trip In Public Policy
    • 43:36
  101. Ep.101: Protecting The Commons
    • 01:09:57
  102. Ep.102: Fiscal Federalism In India
    • 01:26:04
  103. Ep.103: The United Nations Explained
    • 01:34:15
  104. Ep.104: Addictive Dollar Bonds
    • 42:15
  105. Ep.105: The Anti Defection Law
    • 01:20:42
  106. Ep.106: The State Of Higher Education
    • 01:05:35
  107. Ep.107: Regulating DNA Tech
    • 01:00:10
  108. Ep.108: Unlocking Medical Education In India
    • 01:18:47
  109. Ep.109: Cybersecurity: From Company To Country
    • 01:02:29
  110. Ep.110: Putting Stock In The Market
    • 01:18:30
  111. Ep.111: India's Mental Health Challenge
    • 01:19:06
  112. Ep.112: The 2019 Hong Kong Protests
    • 01:19:19
  113. Ep.113: The Platform Economy
    • 01:00:29
  114. Ep.114: A Bottom-Up Look At India's Judiciary
    • 38:04
  115. Ep.115: Engineering Interplanetary Missions
    • 40:37
  116. Ep.116: Drug Discovery For India
    • 01:12:24
  117. Ep.117: The Future Of Indian States
    • 01:11:25
  118. Ep.118: Security In The Kashmir Valley.
    • 01:11:22
  119. Ep.119: Refugees In The 21st Century
    • 01:30:46
  120. Ep.120:Pakistan In 2019
    • 01:01:06
  121. Ep.121: Improving India's State Capacity
    • 01:10:17
  122. Ep.122: The Adolescents Of India
    • 01:19:39
  123. Ep.123: Growing Up In Patriarchal India
    • 01:16:04
  124. Ep.124: Nuclear War, Deterrence And Peace.
    • 54:37
  125. Ep.125: Learning From The Assam NRC
    • 01:10:15
  126. Ep.126: US-China Trade Wars: What Next?
    • 01:09:20
  127. Ep.127: The Rich History Of Banking In India
    • 01:10:59
  128. Ep.128: Getting Back To Economic Growth
    • 01:07:57
  129. Ep.129: The Science Of Economics
    • 49:22
  130. Ep.130: AI, Learning And Intelligence
    • 49:16
  131. Ep.131. The Supreme Court In 2020
    • 01:07:45
  132. Ep.132: Managing The COVID-19 Epidemic In India
    • 01:01:16
  133. Ep.133: Modeling The Spread Of Epidemics
    • 01:13:13
  134. Ep.134: Tackling COVID-19 During India's Lockdown
    • 37:12
  135. Ep.135: A Mission Mode Health Response To COVID-19?
    • 46:27
  136. Ep.136: The SARS-COV-2 Virus: Mutations & Evolution
    • 53:58
  137. Ep.137: Vaccines And Immunity Against COVID-19 (BIC Talks)
    • 46:19
  138. Ep.138. Building Online News Media In India
    • 59:35
  139. Ep.139: Palliative Care: Treating The Person, Not The Disease
    • 55:58
  140. Ep.140: The Environment In India's Law & Courts
    • 01:06:04
  141. Ep.141: A 21st Century Justice Platform For India
    • 47:53
  142. Ep.142: India's Land And Reforms In 2020
    • 56:58
  143. Ep.143: Bringing Podcast Tech To The 2020s
    • 01:00:32
  144. Ep.144: IN-SPACe And Space Reforms In India
    • 01:06:35
  145. Ep.145: Science: From Publishing To Communication
    • 01:05:39
  146. Ep.146: Police Reforms In India And Beyond
    • 55:33
  147. Ep.147: Eye Care In India
    • 59:21
  148. Ep.148: The Unfinished Journey Of Women's Property Rights
    • 01:09:43
  149. Ep.149: Creating Social Infrastructure For Our Cities
    • 46:41