26/12/2015 8:20 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Podcast: Chennai Floods, Delhi Pollution & Indian Media

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Chennai Floods

"Did you read about the floods in Chennai? So unfortunate, right?" "Yeah, but everyone I know is fine, so it's not that bad." Is that how we gauge disasters? Also, what's with pictures of politicians being plastered on to relief material?

Delhi Pollution

Anuvab & Kunaal discuss the high pollution levels in Delhi and the government's recent odd-even formula. Merit aside, it is the logistics they are worried about - what if a traffic cop can't read the last digit on a number plate because of all the smog?

"There Isn't Enough News"

Kunaal explains how there is a lack of actual news today. Anuvab agrees, adding, how we usually end up forming our opinions based not on facts, but on other opinions.

Pakistani Generals

You are a Pakistani general. You know that you're going to be shouted at and screamed at on an Indian news show debate. Yet, you show up. What is your motivation? Anuvab Pal has the answer.

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