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Amazon, Britannia and Chidambaram

Aug 21, 2019, 04.46 PM IST
Doom all around as forest fires hit the Amazon rainforest, biscuits are not selling and Chidambaram is rumoured to be absconding.
Script: Rahul Aripaka Hosts: Poorabi Gaekwad, Rahul Aripaka Producer: Rahul Aripaka
ET Daily Rundown

Dark side of the moon

Aug 20, 2019, 02.44 PM IST
ISRO is within days of making history, Trump denies economic slowdown and more from across the world.
ET Daily Rundown

To be a panglossian or not?

Aug 19, 2019, 04.13 PM IST
As the economy is heading for a slowdown, RBI Governor stepped in to calm everyone down, and asked everyone not to be 'panglossian'. In other news, one in every three global fund managers believes that we are heading towards a recession in the next twelve months.

India Inc riding the cost control train

Aug 16, 2019, 05.01 PM IST
As the economic train pulls up at the slowdown platform, India Inc have reported a drop in profits. Nevertheless, it plans to spend Rs 28,000 crore in promotional adverts to stir the festive fervour and fillip the demand.
ET Special Podcast

Can you buy property in Kashmir yet?

Aug 13, 2019, 03.34 PM IST
It will take a long time for things to clear up since J&K is a highly sensitive region. A lot depends on how the political scenario unfolds over the next few months.
ET Daily Rundown
As the economy dives deeper into despair, PM Modi promised that he would leave no stone unturned in making India a prime business destination in an exclusive interview to ET. In other news, Mukesh Ambani at RIL AGM today laid out his audacious plans for Jio
ET Special Podcast

Sushma Swaraj: The people's diplomat

Aug 07, 2019, 03.37 PM IST
As the country mourns former External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj's death, we hark back to all that she has done for the citizens and her humanitarian edge that will leave a lasting legacy.
ET Special Podcast

Article 370 revocation: Who said what

Aug 06, 2019, 07.11 PM IST
A day after the Rajya Sabha passesd the historic bill to reorganise Jammu and Kashmir by revoking Article 370 , all eyes were in Lok Sabha today. Here's how the action unfolded in the lower house with leaders raising various aspects.
ET Special Podcast

End of Article 370: The road ahead for Kashmir

Aug 05, 2019, 05.03 PM IST
After the BJP government revoked special status accorded to J & K under Article 370, and further proposed rearranging the state geographically, the ramifications and uproar in its wake have been monumental.
ET Daily Rundown

Desperate times, desperate measures

Aug 02, 2019, 04.59 PM IST
FMCGs hand out heavy discounts and IBM is firing staff to get trendy. Listen in for more news from the day.
ET Daily Rundown

We all fall down

Aug 01, 2019, 05.34 PM IST
Right in the midst of an economic slowdown, the stock market dropped 400 points, Maruti Suzuki just had their worst period of sales and CCD is deep in debts.
ET Daily Rundown

A day of mourning

Jul 31, 2019, 06.43 PM IST
It's a day of mourning for India's largest coffee chain, following the death of their founder.
ET Daily Rundown

Assertion, Appearance and Affluence

Jul 29, 2019, 05.46 PM IST
From PM Modi appearing on Man V/S Wild with Bear Grylls, to TATA Sons chairman asserting UP to be a cataclysmic force in making India a ₹5 trillion economy to India’s growing affluence seeing its population turn more carnivorous, this podcast entails the complete highlights for today.
ET Special Podcast
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed to increase the surcharge levied on top of the applicable income tax rate from 15% to 25% for those with taxable incomes between Rs 2 crore and Rs 5 crore, and to 37% for those earning more than Rs 5 crore. The announcement dashed hopes of several FPIs which wanted a respite from the tax burden, originally aimed at the ultra-rich citizens.
Daily Rundown

The plight of Ambani, Nissan, and the Earth

Jul 25, 2019, 05.30 PM IST
The Triple Talaq Bill has been tabled, Dhoni is joining the army, and Reliance Naval is looking at losses. Here are the top stories of the day.
ET Daily Rundown

Benefits cascading right, left and center.

Jul 24, 2019, 05.59 PM IST
From Netflix subscription to corporate taxes hauling down, Indians have much to cheer about. While UGC releases "self-styled, unrecognised" universities, Trump's officials turn defensive with his remarks on Kashmir.
ET Special Podcast

India makes history with Chandrayaan II

Jul 22, 2019, 05.59 PM IST
ISRO successfully launched Chandrayaan II to explore the the Lunar South Pole. The south pole region, which has remained unexplored till now, contains craters that could contain a fossilised imprint of the early Solar System.
Kargil Diaries

Women of Kargil War

Jul 22, 2019, 04.34 PM IST
Flight Lieutenants Gunjan Saxena and Srividya Rajan flew helicopters deep into enemy territory during the Kargil war. Their contribution paved the way for the Air Force to take in more female IAF Officers.
Kargil Diaries

The Naga warrior who walked barefoot on ice

Jul 19, 2019, 05.13 PM IST
Captain Neikezhakuo Kenguruse, the only Maha Vir Chakra awardee from ASC, climbed barefoot in minus 10°C, shot two inflitrators and hacked two others to death in hand to hand combat before a torrent of bullets tossed him off of the cliff.
ET Daily Rundown

Things looking up for Chandrayaan-2 and Jadhav

Jul 18, 2019, 05.46 PM IST
ICJ releases the verdict in favour of Kulbhushan Jadhav reading Pakistan as guilty of violating Vienna Convention. Airtel and Jio set to tie up with HUL. Chadrayaan-2 all set to be launched on 22nd July 2019. Amidst all this, the Karnataka house humdrum continues as Kumaraswamy moves one line motion.
Kargil Diaries

Summer of '99: India's threefold victory

Jul 18, 2019, 01.14 PM IST
India was recording victories on all fronts, be it the Kargil war, Cricket World Cup or Wimbledon.
Kargil Diaries

Letters from Kargil

Jul 17, 2019, 06.24 PM IST
A walk through the ragged memory lane of Kargil through excerpts of letters penned down by our valiant martrys.
Kargil Diaries

Battle of Tololing - Bayonets, bare hands, and bravery

Jul 16, 2019, 05.46 PM IST
The battle that paved the way for India’s victory during the Kargil war was the one fought on the hill of Tololing. A strategic stronghold, Tololing turned the tide for the Indian Army.
Kargil Diaries

Battle winning Bofors

Jul 15, 2019, 02.40 PM IST
Bofors, which have remained the Congress' Achilles heel since the 80's, were the army's mainstay and the battle-winning guns of the Kargil War.

How a nuclear catastrophe was averted during Kargil

Jul 13, 2019, 06.08 PM IST
On June 24, 1999, the Air Force sent out a pilot tasked with bombing Point 4388 in Kargil. But the pilot ended up aiming at a Pakistani military base in Gulteri. Fortunately, the flight systems were designed as one pilot had to go first and set the target and then another plane would follow that had the actual fireworks. The second pilot had his doubts and didn’t fire, instead choosing to pull back.
Kargil Diaries

Navy's tactical trick that turned the tide of war

Jul 13, 2019, 01.58 PM IST
With both sides having incurred massive casualties, the Indian navy stepped up to put a conclusive end to the Kargil conflict in a tactical masterstroke.
Kargil Diaries

Prisoner of War

Jul 12, 2019, 05.24 PM IST
On a mission to take out Pakistani outposts, an Indian pilot was captured and tortured by the enemy. International pressure and backdoor diplomacy was the only way Flight Lieutenant Kambampati Nachiketa was returned to India
Kargil Diaries

IAF, the force-multiplier in Kargil War

Jul 11, 2019, 05.05 PM IST
An inhospitable graveyard at half the height of Everest. A death toll so high that the government had to include the cost of coffins in their budget. A victory painstakingly achieved, territory recaptured yard by yard. That was the Kargil conflict.
Kargil Diaries
Within two months of Lahore Declaration, the Pakistani garb of militants infiltrated into Indian territory, keeping the Indian army in the dark. Major Wangchuk decisively maneuvered a plan that helped regain Chorbat La, the strategic position for Indian Army.
​Kargil Diaries
The high thrum of shelling reverberated in thin air as men of the Indian Army climbed a straight cliff of about 1000 ft, the last leg of a 16,700 feet height. An entire contingent of Pakistani Army was up there, responding in kind to the shelling from the Indian plains ahead. The game was afoot.
ET Budget Podcast
In the roadmap to being a $5 trillion economy with 'Mazboot sarkar', Sitharaman presented the budget with provisions to augment the entrepreneurial spirit to boost employment.
ET Budget Podcast

Budget 2019 highlights

Jul 05, 2019, 04.15 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman covered every thing from gaon, gareeb, kisan to businessmen in her debut budget.
ET Budget Podcast

FinMin's Bahi Khata Is Here

Jul 05, 2019, 11.08 AM IST
Going against the customs of carrying a briefcase, Nirmala Sitharaman carried a Bahi Khata to present the Union Budget of 2019
ET Special Podcast

$5 trillion in 5 years?

Jul 04, 2019, 06.01 PM IST
The main takeaways from the Economic Survey for 2019 presented by the Chief Economic Adviser
ET Budget Podcast

Sitharaman won't get the cheque she wants

Jul 01, 2019, 06.11 PM IST
If there is one thing the NDA and UPA have in common, its increasingly badgering the RBI to part with more funds. However, it cannot be forced. The RBI can only be made to part with surplus and not existing reserves. No directive in our legislation exists to bend its will. The Government too did not give up easily.
ET Special Podcast

GST turns two today

Jul 01, 2019, 06.40 PM IST
The journey of GST has not been a smooth one. It took much pain to appease with the states who were reluctant to give up their fiscal tax autonomy.
ET Special Podcast

What to expect from the new Chief Economic Advisor

Jul 03, 2019, 06.08 PM IST
Krishnamurthy Subramanian kicks off the Budget proceedings with the first Economic Survey of the Modi 2.0 regime. All await an honest representation of the issues he has been vocal about in the recent past.
ET Special Podcast

The mother of all surveys is here!

Jul 03, 2019, 05.19 PM IST
Tomorrow, a day before the budget, our new CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian will present the Economic Survey for 2018-19. These numbers will show places where Sitharaman needs to tighten the screws and where she needs to allocate more funds.
ET Special Podcast

The deluge in Mumbai

Jul 02, 2019, 05.53 PM IST
Mumbai is on the brink of the 2005 deluge yet again. The pouring hasn't stopped but it has stopped the city on the run. The city has surpassed the monthly average rainfall in just two days.
ET Budget Podcast

The Budget recap before 5th July

Jul 02, 2019, 05.13 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman has been jumping hurdles of limited time, fiscal deficit and falling consumption in her maiden budget and she hasn't crossed the finish line yet. With two days before its unveiling, let's recap all we have on BJP's official agenda so far.
ET Special Podcast

GST turns two today

Jul 01, 2019, 06.48 PM IST
The journey of GST has not been a smooth one. The states were reluctant to give up their fiscal tax autonomy. What does the FinMin has in store for us?
ET Budget Podcast

Sitharaman won't get the cheque she wants

Jul 01, 2019, 06.28 PM IST
If there is one thing the NDA and UPA have in common, its increasingly badgering the RBI to part with more funds. However, it cannot be forced. The RBI can only be made to part with surplus and not existing reserves. No directive in our legislation exists to bend its will. The Government too did not give up easily.
ET Budget Podcast

The ramp the budget briefcases have walked

Jun 28, 2019, 06.41 PM IST
Finance ministers have come and gone but the briefcase has firmly held its place right from the time when Shanmukham Chetty presented independent India’s first Union budget on November 26, 1947 and we have come a long way since.
ET Special Podcast

The deal that made Trump angry with India

Jun 28, 2019, 05.22 PM IST
The S-400 Triumf deal that India signed with Russia has irked the US which now threatens to impose sanctions on New Delhi. Despite that, India is likely to tread off the earlier Rupee-Ruble route and honour the payments in Euros to bypass the threat of US sanctions.
ET Budget Podcast

The budget that put more money in your hands

Jun 28, 2019, 03.25 PM IST
Ahead of Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden budget next week, we revisit Dr. Manmohan Singh's legendary 1991 budget that reformed economic policy and ushered a new age in the Indian economy.
ET Budget Podcast

A railway idea for FM: A train run by Mukesh Ambani

Jun 27, 2019, 06.40 PM IST
It has a network of 70,000 km, spanning 29 states and 8,500 stations. It runs about 21,000 trains, two-thirds of which carrying 23 million passengers per day. The quintessential part of India, you just can't afford to miss the railways in a Budget.
ET Budget Podcast

Why India's finance ministers target smokers

Jun 27, 2019, 05.59 PM IST
Post GST, tax on cigarettes went up by 20%. Between 2011-12 and 2017-18, the tax on cigarettes has trebled. In fact, cigarettes are the most taxed tobacco item, but the root cause of the high tax might not be as noble as it seems
ET Budget Podcast

Can Sitharaman revive India's animal spirits?

Jun 26, 2019, 05.59 PM IST
Coined by John Maynard Keynes, animal spirits describe the psychological factors that drive investors to take action when faced with high levels of volatility in capital markets. Although animal spirits are important, the government ought to actively intervene to control them -- via policymaking.
ET Budget Podcast

Nirmala Sitharaman wants you to buy a house

Jun 26, 2019, 05.17 PM IST
The newest Finance Minister is planning to push for the housing dream to become a reality by 2022.
ET Budget Podcast

Unique Budgets from the past

Jun 25, 2019, 04.53 PM IST
Every budget has certain unique traits. Some budgets present a radical vision of the future, some dig up old templates from the past. In today's Budget Special, we run through some classics.
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