Grand Tamasha

By Milan Vaishnav

Each week, Milan Vaishnav and his guests from around the world break down the latest developments in Indian politics, economics, foreign policy, society, and culture for a global audience. Grand Tamasha is a co-production of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Hindustan Times.

  1. 1.
    Joanna Slater on the Pivotal Stories She Covered in India for the Washington Post
    41:39
  2. 2.
    How India Can Get to Net Zero Emissions
    31:58
  3. 3.
    Narendra Modi and India's New Political System
    42:30
  4. 4.
    The Looming Cloud of Sanctions Over U.S.-India Relations
    37:44
  5. 5.
    The Biden-Modi Summit and the Future of U.S.-India Relations
    29:18
  6. 6.
    What the Taliban Takeover Means for India
    35:55
  7. 7.
    Kanti Bajpai on Why China and India Are Not Friends
    46:06
  8. 8.
    Neha Sahgal on Religion and Identity in Contemporary India
    40:16
  1. 9.
    Arora Akanksha on Her Unlikely Quest to Run the United Nations
    40:21
  2. 10.
    Niha Masih on Reporting on India's COVID-19 Crisis
    32:26
  3. 11.
    Sumitra Badrinathan, Devesh Kapur, and Jonathan Kay on How Indian Americans Live
    37:34
  4. 12.
    Sadanand Dhume and Tanvi Madan on the political and foreign policy ramifications of India's COVID second wave
    53:32
  5. 13.
    Rachel Brulé on Gender Quotas and Gender Inequality in India
    45:57
  6. 14.
    Samanth Subramanian on India’s Vaccine Conundrum
    48:14
  7. 15.
    Himanshu Jha on the Right to Information Act’s Long and Winding Road
    43:50
  8. 16.
    Aditi Phadnis on India's Pivotal State Elections
    47:09
  9. 17.
    Anup Malani on India’s COVID Second Wave
    51:28
  10. 18.
    Pradeep Gupta on What Makes the Indian Voter Tick
    49:38
  11. 19.
    Christophe Jaffrelot on India’s First Dictatorship
    49:24
  12. 20.
    Darshana Baruah on the Indian Ocean Imperative
    39:45
  13. 21.
    Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu on U.S.-India Relations in the Biden Era
    44:24
  14. 22.
    Jairam Ramesh on the Many Lives of V.K. Krishna Menon
    49:07
  15. 23.
    Sadanand Dhume and Tanvi Madan on the Quad, Indian Democracy, and Modi's Economic Reforms
    46:22
  16. 24.
    Myra MacDonald on the India-Pakistan Battle for Siachen
    45:12
  17. 25.
    Shoumitro Chatterjee and Mekhala Krishnamurthy on the Economics (and Politics) of India’s New Farm Laws
    50:02
  18. 26.
    Sonia Faleiro on Life and Death in India’s Heartland
    40:35
  19. 27.
    Meenakshi Ahamed on U.S.-India Relations from Truman to Trump
    51:09
  20. 28.
    Sumitra Badrinathan and Devesh Kapur on How Indian Americans View India
    39:32
  21. 29.
    Sukumar Ranganathan on India’s Budget Breakthrough
    37:55
  22. 30.
    Vinay Sitapati on the Political History of the BJP Before Modi
    53:51
  23. 31.
    Ravinder Kaur on India’s “Brand New Nation”
    40:26
  24. 32.
    Chinmay Tumbe on India's Age of Pandemics: Then and Now
    43:54
  25. 33.
    Evan Feigenbaum on Asia's Fragmented Future
    39:55
  26. 34.
    Sadanand Dhume and Tanvi Madan on Biden, Bihar, and U.S.-India Bonhomie
    44:53
  27. 35.
    Viral Acharya on India’s Quest for Financial Stability
    49:36
  28. 36.
    Rukmini on What Data Tells Us About India's COVID-19 Fight
    49:49
  29. 37.
    Pankaj Mishra on the Crisis of Liberalism in India and the World
    42:04
  30. 38.
    Ananth Krishnan on What China’s Rise Means for India
    43:38
  31. 39.
    Sumitra Badrinathan and Devesh Kapur Decode the 2020 Indian American Vote
    38:15
  32. 40.
    Paul Staniland on the Surprising Decline in Political Violence in South Asia
    39:25
  33. 41.
    Nidhi Razdan on the State of the Indian Media
    46:42
  34. 42.
    Ashley J. Tellis on India’s China Conundrum
    35:26
  35. 43.
    Sadanand Dhume and Tanvi Madan on India’s Triple Whammy: COVID, China, and the Economy
    48:51
  36. 44.
    Scaachi Koul on the Collision of Indian Politics and Culture
    40:47
  37. 45.
    The Life and Times of Amit Varma
    45:05
  38. 46.
    Pratap Bhanu Mehta on Indian Democracy at 73
    55:27
  39. 47.
    Vipul Mudgal on India’s Policing Challenge
    39:50
  40. 48.
    Binalakshmi Nepram on the Realities of India’s Oft-Forgotten Northeast
    42:35
  41. 49.
    Roshan Kishore on India’s flagging economy, the impacts of the lockdown, and the government’s policy response
    42:28
  42. 50.
    COVID-19 Fallout: Migrants, the Economy, and Foreign Policy (Live from Zoom!)
    1:01:17

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