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Episode 482 August 15, 2019

All acquitted in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, Shah Faesal detained and Independence Day

Yesterday, a court in Rajasthan acquitted all six persons accused in the lynching of dairy farmer Pehlu Khan. In the first segment, Deep Mukherjee, Indian Express’s Rajasthan correspondent, joins us to talk about the case and the reasons why the accused have been acquitted despite there being a video of the incident. Next, we talk about Shah Faesal. Yesterday, the IAS-turned-politician was prevented from boarding a flight to Istanbul and eventually taken to Srinagar where he has been put under detention. Deeptiman Tiwary, who reports on the Home Ministry for the Indian Express, joins us to talk about why this was done and what the past 10 days of lockdown have been like in Kashmir. And last, we talk about how 15th August came to be celebrated as the Indian Independence day.


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All acquitted in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, Shah Faesal detained and Independence DayYesterday, a court in Rajasthan acquitted all six persons accused in the lynching of dairy farmer Pehlu Khan. In the first segment, Deep Mukherjee, Indian Express's Rajasthan correspondent, joins us to talk about the case and the reasons why the accused have been acquitted despite there being a video of the incident. Next, we talk about Shah Faesal. Yesterday, the IAS-turned-politician was prevented from boarding a flight to Istanbul and eventually taken to Srinagar where he has been put under detention. Deeptiman Tiwary, who reports on the Home Ministry for the Indian Express, joins us to talk about why this was done and what the past 10 days of lockdown have been like in Kashmir. And last, we talk about how 15th August came to be celebrated as the Indian Independence day. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on http://www.indianexpress.com/audio.