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Star chef Asma Khan on food, family and shaking up the patriarchy. The rise and fall of tycoon Gautam Adani; the rich heritage of rural life in Kerala; plus the secret behind one of India's most distinctive spices. (Final)

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Season 2023
Saving the tiger, but at what cost? Also the diplomatic fallout from cancelling the Quad, the digital payment revolution, plus hope for Hijras - India's third gender and the battle for acceptance. Presented by Marc Fennell.
What next for Pakistan's embattled former leader Imran Khan? Plus India's crackdown on media freedom, guest Maria Thattil on the complex history of colourism, and whiskey business - India's love affair with Scotch.
India's biometric ID experiment, the long shadow of British colonialism, the women cricketers hitting the big time and the rebel film star with a cause. Presented by Marc Fennell and ABC's South Asia Correspondent Avani Dias.
The fight for a separate Sikh state, the blind comedian taking on the patriarchy, why school textbooks are rewriting history and the mythological theatre of Karnataka. Presented by Marc Fennell and Avani Dias.
Marc Fennell and Avani Dias are back for a new season. This week we look at the rising power of India, law and order under Modi's government, how each sari tells a story, and why Air India is shaking up aviation. (Return)
Season 2022
How did an unsuspecting city become home to the world's first fully solar powered airport? How is India tackling climate change? Plus the dating app boom - has it changed the landscaping of finding love in India? (Final)
Has India become one of the most fertile grounds for start-ups? Marc Fennell speaks with inventor Veena Sahajwalla and business leader Dipen Rughani. Plus finding love in India - has the dating app boom changed the game?
The complicated issue of caste, which despite being outlawed, is still very much a part of life. Marc Fennell joins Apurva Mahire, Neha Madhok and Avani Dias in Delhi to discuss what matters in India and the subcontinent.
How do you advocate for change while respecting traditions of the past? Marc Fennell speaks with slam poet/artist Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and lawyer/activist Tarang Chawla. Plus the corporatisation of yoga - has it lost its soul?
The big business of Bollywood and the influence of Indian movies across the world. Marc Fennell joins actor Pallavi Sharda and Ambassador Manpreet Vohra to discuss Australia-India relations, the Indian diaspora and more.
Marc Fennell joins comedian Amit Tandon and paediatrician Dr Shanti Raman to look at India's education system, why many migrants don't get jobs they're qualified for in Australia, plus India's growing stand-up comedy scene.