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To make sense of the week’s hottest stories in business, economy and markets, senior editors from the Economic Times chat with reporters and industry leaders in this thrice-weekly (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) podcast.


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Paytm: From Ant to IPO Rush

Arijit Barman June 11, 2021

Regulatory roadblocks, Chinese influence and ecosystem aspirations – Gautam Chhugani, Director – India Financials and Fintech, Bernstein and ET’s Digbijay Mishra dissect the triggers behind Paytm’s tearing rush towards a $3 billion initial public offering by Diwali this year.
Credits: Audio clips from Bloomberg Quint, ET Now, CNBC-TV18, Paytm, PhonePe and Google Pay. Music from Pink Floyd. 

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Mission Vax: A Chat with Dr. Devi Shetty

Rachita Prasad June 10, 2021

Ramp up vaccination by buying in bulk and including the private sector, Dr. Devi Shetty, founder of Narayana Health and head of Karnataka’s Covid task force, tells the government. Dr. Shetty warns that we need to prepare for a third wave, not waste time discussing its likelihood.

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Big Tech Strikes Back

Devina Sengupta June 8, 2021

Centre maintains that Big Tech needs to follow India’s social media guidelines but Twitter, Facebook, Google, and WhatsApp are not going down without a fight. Is a ban on the cards, and what next for the tech giants? Raman Chima, APAC Policy Director at Access Now, Nikhil Pahwa, Founder, Medianama, and ET’s Surabhi Agarwal discuss.

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Full Disclosure

Rachita Prasad June 4, 2021

As brands tap social media influencers, covert ads were proliferating. The new ad guidelines now ask influencers to clearly label branded posts. Content creator Danish Sait, Manisha Kapoor, Secretary-General of Advertising Standard Council of India, and Lakshmi Balasubramanian, Co-founder of Greenroom discuss the business of social media marketing.

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The Kids Are All Right

Indulekha Aravind June 3, 2021

Parents are anxious and states are ramping up facilities but is there any actual evidence that a third wave might affect children disproportionately? Dr. Chandrakant Lahariya, Epidemiologist and Public Health Expert, Dr. Rakshay Shetty, Head, Pediatric Intensive Care, Rainbow Children’s Hospital, and ET’s Teena Thacker ease your worries. Credits: Audio clips from ABP News Hindi, NDTV, The Atlantic, The Economic Times, IndiaTV, DD News. 

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In Dweep Trouble

Devina Sengupta June 1, 2021

Lakshadweep’s residents have been protesting a series of changes brought about by administrator Praful Khoda Patel, who wants to make the idyllic islands a tourist hub. How will this affect the archipelago’s economics, ecology and culture? We find out from Ayshabi Kalpeni, Chief Medical Officer at Life Care Hospital in Kerala, who hails from Lakshadweep, M Rajshekhar, Independent Journalist, and Kanchi Kohli, a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Policy Research. Credits – News clips from ANI, India Today, Mathrubhumi News. Music from Mirshad Khan’s YouTube channel. 

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First Day, First Show

Arijit Barman May 28, 2021

Blockbusters are moving from the big screen to smaller ones, OTTs woo movie audiences away from theatres. Will Covid kill the silver screen and make our home the new box office? Catch filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee and Bahubali producer Shobu Yarlagadda in a candid discussion. Credits: Eros Films, Colors Cineplex, Zee Cinema, Warner Bros, Jio, T-Series, Bollywood Hungama

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Toolkit Wars

Rachita Prasad May 27, 2021

Why are political parties battling over toolkits on social media? Pratik Sinha, Co-founder of Alt News, Raman Jit Singh Chima, Asia Policy Director and Senior International Counsel at Access Now, and ET’s Vasudha Venugopal help us understand what toolkits are, and how new regulations will impact social media and freedom of expression.
News Clips from Vice (HBO), AajTak, Wellness Today.

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Fighting the Fungi

Indulekha Aravind May 25, 2021

In the throes of the pandemic, India now has another worry – the rising number of black fungus cases among Covid-19 patients. Dr. Shashank Joshi, an Endocrinologist, and Ophthalmologist Dr. Raghuraj Hegde decode the outbreak, its warning signs and why the treatment is so expensive. ET’s Nidhi Sharma explains the steps taken by the government.
News clips from Times Now, ANI News, CNA TV and NDTV.

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Ca(ir)n India Fly?

Arijit Barman May 21, 2021

Cairn Energy of the UK has moved to seize Air India’s assets to enforce a $1.2 billion arbitration award it won against a retrospective tax demand by the Indian government. Vyapak Desai, Partner at Nishith Desai Associates, Mukesh Butani, Managing Partner at BMR Legal Advocates, and ET’s Deepshikha Sikarwar explain what this could mean for India as an investment destination. Credits: News Clips from Times Now, ET Now, Zee Media, NDTV, TV 18, Ad Music from Air India.

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Ducking For Cover

Devina Sengupta May 20, 2021

“Health insurance during the pandemic is proving to be costlier as companies tighten restrictions in the wake of rising cases and deaths. Will this be the norm in a post-Covid world? Tarun Mathur, Co-founder and CBO Policybazaar, and Mahavir Chopra, Founder and CEO Beshak.org discuss this with ET’s Riju Mehta and Ashwin Manikandan.
The clips used in the episode belong to ICICI Prudential, Cred, LIC, NDTV and ET Now. Music is June by Bobby Richards.”

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FCRA Block-Aid

Indulekha Aravind May 18, 2021

Onerous restrictions on NGOs receiving foreign funds have made it hard for them to provide much-needed aid during the ongoing pandemic. Ingrid Srinath, Director, Centre for Social Impact & Philanthropy at Ashoka University, and Sachin Jain, Founder of Vikas Samvad Samiti, explain the ramifications.
The news clip used in the episode belongs to Times Now. Priyanka Chopra’s plea for donation for India was posted by her on her Instagram handle.