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


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Is India Eating Out of Zomato’s Hand?

Arijit Barman August 4, 2022

 Latest quarterly results show improved parameters but beyond the headlines numbers, are all stakeholders buying the company’s growth thesis and FoMo acquisitions? How soon can it deliver profits? Host Arijit Barman discusses the changing market dynamics and competitive landscape with Priyanka Sahay, Assistant Editor at ET Prime, Dhruv Dewan, co-founder at Thrive and Kabir Suri, Founder – Azure Hospitality & President, National Restaurant Association, NRAI.

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Fire or Frying Pan: High Rates or Global Recession?

Anupriya Bahadur August 2, 2022

Rate hikes and soaring inflation has pushed the U.S. Federal Reserve to hike rates at a pace last seen four decades back. Global central bankers are following suit. With the RBI set to deliver yet another hike at its August meet and global economy monitors such as the IMF downgrading growth warning of a global recession, we explore which is the lesser evil, higher rates or a global recession. Host Anupriya Bahadur is joined by Sugata Ghosh, Associate Editor, The Economic Times and Abheek Barua, Chief Economist, HDFC Bank to discuss the global economic drama and what could be the climax. Credits: Reserve Bank of India, Bloomberg Markets and Finance, CNBC US and Money Control

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Loans Over Phones: App-solute Menace

Dia Rekhi July 29, 2022

More than one in two Indian consumers who use instant loan apps are vulnerable to extortion and data misuse, as per a report by LocalCircles. How easy is it for instant loan apps to be available on the play store? Why is there no licensing requirement or legal authentication, or verification done on these digital lenders? As a customer how can you spot these fraudulent dial-a-loan apps and how does the RBI take prompt steps to curb the misuse? Dia Rekhi talks with Beni Chugh, Research Manager at Dvara Research, and Rajesh Narain Gupta, Managing Partner, SNG & Partners to figure out about this growing digital menace.

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Socially Acceptable: Influencers Get A Reality Check

Ratna Bhushan July 28, 2022

Multiple consumer grievances ranging from misleading ads to false claims, have been addressed in the new guidelines issued by the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA). Host Ratna Bhushan talks to marketing and advertising professionals Gautam Madhavan from Mad Influence, Anusha Shetty of Grey Worldwide, as well as Advocate Bharat Chugh, to unravel how this will work for influencers, endorsers and brands. Credits: Bikaji Ad and Sansad TV Youtube Channel

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Diabetes Drugs: Bittersweet Truth of Patent Expiries

Kiran Somvanshi July 26, 2022

With the oral diabetes drugs market at Rs 13,000 crore and growing, a key diabetes medicine Sitagliptin going off patent means a sweet spot for all. How does the billion-dollar pharma industry see an opportunity in a market with the highest number of diabetes patients in the world. Host Kiran Somvanshi chats with Nithya Balasubramanian, Director at AB Bernstein, Sheetal Sapale, Marketing President – AWACS, and Vikas Dandekar, Editor – Pharma at ET Prime.
Credits: CNBC-TV18

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Plane In A Pickle: SpiceJet’s Many Problems

Anirban Chowdhury July 22, 2022

From frequent safety violations to heaping legal notices from employees, India’s biggest low-fare carrier SpiceJet is going through one of its worst patches yet. Host Anirban Chowdhary in conversation with Mark Martin, CEO at Martin Consulting, Ajay Kumar, Aviation Lawyer at KLA Legal and a few former pilots analyse the issues to find out how the airline plans to survive this turbulence. Credits: ANI News, NDTV, Breaking News 24/7, CNBC, ET Now and CNN News-18

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Single Use Plastic: Can a Ban Beat it?

Kalpana Pathak July 21, 2022

In an effort to curb the humongous growth of plastic waste in the country, the government announced a ban on 20 single used plastic items. However, will the ban be effective in combating pollution, or will it be another futile attempt? Host Kalpana Pathak chats with Ashok Menon, Director, Sustainability Strategy for Asia Pacific at Saudi Aramco owned Sabic, Afroz Shah, Lawyer and Environmental Activist and Urmi Goswami from The Economic Times.

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Adani vs Ambani vs Airtel: The fight for 5G

Arijit Barman July 19, 2022

Even after the earnest money deposits, the fight for 5G airwaves is could still turn out to be spin chilling as few can fully grasp Adani’s telecom play as yet. On the face of it, Jio, Airtel and even VI have all put in more money in the upcoming spectrum sweepstakes, But can telcos as well as tech players rest in peace for long? Host Arijit Barman dials ET’s veteran telecoms journalist Kalyan Parbat & Technology Editor Surabhi Agarwal to understand what’s at stake in the upcoming spectrum sweepstakes and beyond, both or telcos as well as tech players? Credits – CNBC-TV18

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Smuggling Smokes: The Booming Black Market

Dia Rekhi July 15, 2022

 Even as taxes take a toll on homegrown tobacco firms, the Illegal cigarettes trade remains smoking hot. With illicit trades now accounting for 40% of the total cigarette market, India is ranked in the top 5 countries facing this problem. Host Dia Rekhi explores what’s firing up this illegal trade, this with Anil Rajput, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs at ITC and P C Jha , Former Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes.

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On Air with the Akasa Boys

Anirban Chowdhury July 14, 2022

Vinay Dube and Aditya Ghosh, the men piloting Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s Akasa Air, have a tough task at hand: high costs, ruthless competition and a Covid overhang await the airline that got its flying permit last week. But the Akasa boys, former CEOs of Jet Airways and IndiGo, are dreaming big. In a candid, fun chat with host Anirban Chowdhury, they tell the story of India’s latest airline startup and how they plan to make it fly.

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Mission MNCs: Harassed or Hide?

Ratna Bhushan July 12, 2022

Global giants like Twitter, Xiaomi and Vivo are facing backlash from the Indian government over content, practices and financing. Host Ratna Bhushan in conversation with Gurcharan Das, former chief executive Procter & Gamble India and ET’s Surabhi Agarwal and Raghav Ohri delves deeper into the consequences of this battle and finds out where this tangle of politics and economy is headed? Credits: Ndtv.

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Bridging India’s Gender Pleasure Gap

Kiran Somvanshi July 8, 2022

The recent launch of India’s first sexual pleasure e- superstore, sent the stock of TTK Healthcare soaring. Even today sexual pleasure for women remains a taboo for many, struggle for some and a business opportunity for others. Finally some corporates are trying to bridge this key gender gap. Host Kiran Somvanshi discusses how sex positivity in social media and elsewhere is slowly helping bridge India’s gender pleasure gap with Vishal Vyas, Head of Marketing of Consumer Products – TTK Healthcare, Dr Niveditha Manokaran, a clinician in sexual and reproductive health and Seema Anand, a leading sex-ed influencer.