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Episode 343 May 14, 2019

KCR meets MK Stalin, Food inflation, Sri Lanka

In an effort to drum up support for a third front—a non-Congress, non-BJP federal front of regional parties— TRS supremo and Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao met DMK president M K Stalin yesterday. Senior Associate Editor Amrith Lal, who travelled through Tamil Nadu to cover these elections, discusses what this Federal Front is and why these coalitions have never worked out previously. Next, Parthasarathi Biswas, who reports on agriculture cooperatives and development issues, explains why food inflation is happening, how it affects consumers and what approach the next government should take. Last, why Sri Lanka has widened its curfew.


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KCR meets MK Stalin, Food inflation, Sri LankaIn an effort to drum up support for a third front—a non-Congress, non-BJP federal front of regional parties— TRS supremo and Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao met DMK president M K Stalin yesterday. Senior Associate Editor Amrith Lal, who travelled through Tamil Nadu to cover these elections, discusses what this Federal Front is and why these coalitions have never worked out previously. Next, Parthasarathi Biswas, who reports on agriculture cooperatives and development issues, explains why food inflation is happening, how it affects consumers and what approach the next government should take. Last, why Sri Lanka has widened its curfew. 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 www.indianexpress.com/audio.