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Episode 524 September 17, 2019

The Chinmayanand case, annual shopping festivals and Farooq Abdullah

For our first story, we look at the Chinmayanand case where a 23 year law student from Shahjahanpur (UP) has accused the former BJP MP Swami Chinmayanand of raping and sexually harassing her. Maulshree Seth, who reports on political and social issues in Uttar Pradesh, explains how the matter first came to light and talks about the latest update in the case. Next, Udit Misra, who writes on the economy for the Indian Express, discusses the new set of measures Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced to address the problems of the export sector, including the plan to start an annual mega shopping festival in the country. And last, how Farooq Abdullah was slapped with the Public Safety Act (PSA) for being a “threat to public order”.


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The Chinmayanand case, annual shopping festivals and Farooq AbdullahFor our first story, we look at the Chinmayanand case where a 23 year law student from Shahjahanpur (UP) has accused the former BJP MP Swami Chinmayanand of raping and sexually harassing her. Maulshree Seth, who reports on political and social issues in Uttar Pradesh, explains how the matter first came to light and talks about the latest update in the case. Next, Udit Misra, who writes on the economy for the Indian Express, discusses the new set of measures Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced to address the problems of the export sector, including the plan to start an annual mega shopping festival in the country. And last, how Farooq Abdullah was slapped with the Public Safety Act (PSA) for being a “threat to public order”. 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.