Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita stepped down from the board, on 25 March, Monday, after Jet went went into a debt of Rs 8,000 crores. In today's big story we talk about how Jet airways ended with a debt that big and the ongoing plans of how to bail it out.
The 12th edition of the Indian Premiere League is kicking off on 23 March. It’s the time of the year where the cricket fans are divided in eight different team.
And the first match is starting with a showdown between the defending champions Chennai Super Kings and a team that has not won the title till date, Royal Challengers Bangalore.
What does team captain Virat Kohli have to say about the mounting pressures on his team? Tune in to The Big Story for more!
Hold the presses. Drop EVERYTHING you’re doing. Nirav Modi has been arrested in London!
On this breaking news edition of The Big Story podcast we’re diving into diamond tycoon Nirav Modi’s arrest in London and what could happen next to the man who allegedly committed fraud to the tune of Rs. 11,300 crores.
Modi’s crimes are covered under The Fugitive Economic Offenders act among other laws. The law was made for men like Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya – people who have been accused of fraud worth more than Rs 100 crore and who have suddenly and conveniently vanished from the country.
I’m Vishnu Gopinath. We're joined by our legal editor Vakasha Sachdev on this podcast. Tune in.
A little more than a day after former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away, BJP scrambled to replace him with Pramod Sawant who previously was the Speaker of the Goa State Assembly.
In The Big Story we talk about two things — who is Pramod Sawant, the new Chief Minister of Goa and why he was sworn-in in a rush. Tune in!
Today's podcast is not so much of a news highlight, rather it's about a person — former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to be precise, who passed away on 17 March, after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer.
We spoke with three journalists who knew Parrikar and they shared their anecdotes with us - about his politics, his down-to-earth behaviour and his famous scooter. Listen in, as we dive into the life of Manohar Parrikar
29 September, 2017 — that was the date when the Elphinstone stampede in Mumbai, left at least 23 people dead and 39 others injured.
15 March, 2019, at least 6 people died and 30 are got injured in the same city of Mumbai. Two years apart the reason behind the incidents remain the same — infrastructure and a callous state government.
And that’s what we’re talking about in this edition of The Big Story podcast — how do we prevent repetitions of these incidents. Tune in!
On this episode of The Big Story, we dive deep into the history of the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror outfit and its chief Masood Azhar's past. Where do they recruit their members, why do they have free reign in Pakistan, and what acts of terror have they committed?
We're joined by Defence Analysis and Counter-Terrorism expert Ajai Sahni and together, we'll answer every one of those questions, and more that you're sure to have.
Listen to the podcast for the full story.
The Election Commission announced that the 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be held from 11 April to 19 May, spread across seven polling phases.
This has raised serious questions about the Commission’s rationale behind the schedule – with regard to states like Jammu and Kashmir, West Bengal, Odisha and others – as many ask is the Election Commission being partisan?
The Quint caught up with Swaraj India’s leader, Yogendra Yadav, who has posed a number of questions to the Election Commission. Listen to the podcast for the full interview!
After the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crash, should you be worried if you have a flight with Air India Express, SpiceJet or Jet Airways - all who have the Boeing 737 800 Max aircraft in their fleet? Listen in!
The Supreme Court has ordered a permanent resolution to the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute today.
After two months, the centuries-old dispute will finally be laid to rest permanently. What has the court said in its order? Listen to the podcast where we break it down!
The Supreme Court is hearing the Rafale deal controversy once again, and this time it may spell trouble for the Modi government. There are five important reasons for this. Listen to the podcast to find out what they are.
Tamil Nadu stands witness to the winds of change. As the 2019 general elections get closer, Tamil Nadu’s own political makeup has changed drastically.
On this episode of The Big Story podcast, we dive into Tamil Nadu’s politics and guide you safely through the murky, often CONFUSING, waters of Tamil Nadu’s politics.
With Tamil Nadu’s two political powerhouses – former DMK chief Karunanidhi and former AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, now out of the picture, Tamil Nadu will see an election like no other in the past five decades – one that may easily become a free for all, fuelled by social media and fought on the pillars of nostalgia for its past leaders.
Listen to the full podcast now!
Podcast | IAF Pilot Abhinandan is back but what did India achieve from everything that transpired so far? Tune in to The Big Story podcast, where we spoke to army, air force veterans and experts on the larger picture
With Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan announcing that the nation would release Wing Commander Abhinandan on 1 March, in a gesture of peace, The Quint spoke to two former Indian prisoners of war who were arrested by Pakistan during India’s 1965 war and 1971 wars.
Listen to this exclusive interview with The Quint, from former Air Marshal KC “Nanda” Cariappa and former Wing Commander MS Grewal.
India bombed the largest Jaish-e-Mohammad terror facility in Pakistan’s Balakot in the early hours of 26 February, in a response to the Pulwama Terror Attack which left 40 CRPF jawans dead.
I’m Vishnu Gopinath and on this edition of the Big Story podcast, we’ll tell you everything we know so far about India’s attack on the Pakistan-based terror group's training facility. Listen in!
Article 35A of the Indian Constitution has been a major flashpoint for residents of Jammu and Kashmir and the Centre ever since it became an addition to the Indian Constitution in 1954 via a presidential order.
Listen to the podcast for the full story.
The 2019 Oscars are almost here and there's a LOT of controversy around it. Who are the nominees, who's likely to win, and what are all the controversies about? Listen to the podcast for the full story!
Saudi Arabia gave Pakistan $20 billion in aid and freed 2100 Pakistani prisoners from its jails this week. Pakistan has sent its soldiers to war for Saudi, and could even help Saudi go nuclear. So why would Saudi help India over Pakistan?
Listen to the podcast for the full story!
How did terrorists plan and co-ordinate the Pulwama terror attack without being detected? What apps and technology do terrorists use to communicate with each other to plan terror strike? Listen in and find out.
Podcast | Saudi Arabia has promised to “de-escalate” rising tensions between Pakistan and India. Is that a snub or can we expect co-operation from KSA on Prince Salman's visit? Tune in to The Big Story!
Podcast | Are we expecting more surgical strikes after Pulwama attack or will India find a diplomatic solution with China to list JeM leader Masood Azhar as a global terrorist? Tune in to The Big Story!
At least 17 people were killed in a hotel fire in Delhi’s Karol Bagh. At least another five people have been badly hurt because of the fire which broke out in Delhi’s Arpit Palace Hotel on Tuesday, 12 February.
On this Breaking News edition of The Big Story, we’re bringing you what’s happening in the fire that broke out at the Arpit Palace hotel in Delhi’s Karol Bagh.
What caused the fire? Why did so many people lose their lives? Had the hotel defaulted on its fire safety norms?
Click [**here**](https://www.thequint.com/podcast/podcast-karol-bagh-hotel-fire-arpit-palace-safety-norms) to read the story.
Podcast | Are you wondering what the heck is happening in Kolkata? Then tune in to The Big Story podcast where we disentangle the face off between Kolkata police backed by West Bengal Chief Minister and CBI backed by the centre.
Well the race for 2019 just heated up and in a big way! The Congress announced that Rahul Gandhi’s sister Priyanka Gandhi would be the party’s general secretary in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh. But as well-known as her brother Rahul is, there's as much that we don't know about Priyanka. Here's a quick list of ten things you need to know about Priyanka Gandhi.
Listen to the podcast as we walk you through it:
Well Priyanka Gandhi has officially entered politics now!
On this breaking news edition of the big story podcast we’re looking at Priyanka Gandhi’s appointment as the All India Congress Committee’s General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh East. Who said what, what does this mean for the upcoming elections, and how will the BJP tackle this new development? All that and more on this Breaking News edition of The Big Story podcast.
In this episode of The Big Story podcast, we talk about the mega Opposition rally that was held in Kolkata on Saturday, 19 January, organised by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who said this rally would be a “death knell” for the BJP.
The ban on dance bars in Maharashtra has been lifted by India's Supreme Court! Can you visit dance bars now? What rules do you have to keep in mind? What is the history of the ban on dance bars? Listen in!
Podcast | It's barely been a year since Congress and JDS came to power in Karnataka, but the BJP is back to try and destabilise the government through Operation Lotus 3.0. What is Operation Lotus 3.0? Listen in now!