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The Catch Up: 23 July

Jul 23 • 03:09

Tokyo Olympics begins, Covid-19 'oxygen deaths', and Raj Kundra’s arrest

Jul 23 • 28:38
First, Indian Express’ Mihir Vasavda joins us on a call from Tokyo to talk about the Olympics, the measures in place to keep the participants safe, and India’s biggest medal hopefuls.

Next, Indian Express’ Mallica Joshi, explains the reasons why it is difficult to medically conclude that someone died due to the lack of oxygen, and what the government should do to make such ...

The Catch Up: 22 July

Jul 22 • 02:37

ICMR’s 4th serosurvey, BJP workers held for fake militant attack in Kupwara, and Pegasus

Jul 22 • 20:49
First, Amitabh Sinha joins the podcast to discuss the fourth nationwide serological survey according to which two-third of Indians above the age of 6 have Covid antibodies.

Next, Bashaarat Masood from Indian Express' Srinagar bureau talks about the arrest of two BJP workers for allegedly faking a militant attack in Kashmir's Kupwara. (12:30)

And finally, we go over the lates...

The Catch Up: 21 July

Jul 21 • 02:49

Inside Bengal's post-election violence: murder, rape, ransacking and boycott

Jul 21 • 26:59
In the final report of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) regarding the post-election violence in West Bengal, the commission said that “thousands of people were subjected to murder, rape, displacement and intimidation in the last couple of months”. It also accused the Mamata Banerjee government of letting violence prevail in the period since the election results....

The Catch Up: 20 July

Jul 20 • 03:06

How the Pegasus spyware was used to target journalists and political leaders

Jul 20 • 25:42
The Wire, a digital news platform, as part of a global collaborative investigative project has revealed that the Pegasus spyware was used to target over 300 mobile phone numbers in India – including that of several journalists, political leaders, and business persons.

In this episode, first Indian Express’ (IE) Ashish Aryan, talks about what the report has revealed so far, ...

The Catch Up: 19 July

Jul 19 • 02:45

Ashwini Vaishnaw, Kerala's new infections, and Punjab's new Congress chief

Jul 19 • 26:14
First, Liz Matthew joins the podcast to discuss the career trajectory of India's new IT and Railways Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw.

Next, Indian Express' Vishnu Varma from Kochi talks about the high rate of Covid infections in Kerala and the reasons behind the numbers. (10:15)

And finally, we go over details of Navjot Singh Sidhu's appointment as the president of Congress in Pu...

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