Newsclick Production, 12-Jul-2011
Surya Sethi questions the rationale for the fuel price hike recently for essential petroleum products. He explains why the logic of "rising underrecoveries" is flawed, and that the energy sector in India is not "net subsidised" as is widely reported as an excuse for the hikes and asks the government to be sensitive to the needs of poor Indians.
Newsclick Production, 11-Jul-2011
Prominent Italian Journalist and Leftist political activist Marco Berlinguer is interviewed on Skype on the Indignats movement in Spain.
Newsclick Production, 11-July-2011
Former principal advisor (energy) to the Planning Commission, Surya Sethi comments on the recent CAG draft report on the Production Sharing Contract between the government and Reliance Industries Limited for exploration of gas in the Krishna Godavari Basin.
Newsclick Production, July 08,2011
In the wake of controversies concerning the NATGRID and UID project involving collection of biometric data of the Indian population, noted law researcher Usha Ramanathan speaks to Newsclick about the politics behind this move. This is Part II of the two-part interview. Part I can be seen here
Newsclick Production, July 4, 2011
In the wake of controversies concerning the NATGRID and UID project involving collection of biometric data of the Indian population, noted law researcher Usha Ramanathan speaks to Newsclick about the politics behind this move. This is Part I of the two-part interview.
Newsclick Production, 30 June 2011
In the backdrop of crime reporter J Dey's murder, Sachin Kalbag, Executive Editor, MiD-DAY, speaks about the situation of crime reporting in Mumbai and the unholy alliance between the underworld, the police and the bureaucrats. An interview by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta for Newsclick. The interview was conducted before news reports came in that the Chhota Rajan gang was responsible for Jyotirmoy Dey's killing.
Newsclick Production, June 25, 2011
Fahim Khan, of the Dawn Group of Newspapers, comments on the conjencture that the Pakistani security establishment finds itself in - under pressure from the US demanding action on fundamentalists (some of whom it is closely allied with), hardly any support for its actions from the people of Pakistan and a political establishment that is attempting to assert its independence. A Newsclick Production.
Newsclick Production, 20-Jun-2011
Eminent commentator and rural affairs editor of The Hindu newspaper, P.Sainath speaks to Newsclick on media discourse and other issues related to the "Fourth Estate".
Newsclick Production, 19th June, 2011.
Newsclick presents a feature on the recently concluded 13 day strike action by workers in the Maruti Suzuki Manesar factory near Gurgaon, Haryana. Exclusive footage of workers on tool down protest, interviews are presented here. This feature chronicles the major events during the 13 days of the strike till the outcome.
Newsclick Production, 18-Jun-2011
The triple disaster - the March 11th earthquake and tsunami followed by the nuclear accident in Fukushima has tested the famed resilience of the Japanese people. Professor at the department of East Asian studies at Delhi University, Brij Tankha comments on the reactions to the triple disaster by the Japanese government and society.