Why India’s farmer protests are unlike any demonstrations PM Modi has seen: Asian Insider Ep 54

  • 14 Apr 2021

Asian Insider Ep 54: Why India’s farmer protests are unlike any demonstrations PM Modi has seen 15:12 mins Synopsis: Every Friday, The Straits Times' US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh presents an Asian perspective of the week's global talking points with expert guests. Protests continue, and are having ramifications abroad as well, ST India Bureau Chief Nirmala Ganapathy and Hudson Institute's Aparna Pande tell Asian Insider. Modi has not faced a protest like this before: Nirmala Ganapathy (1:14) A lot of mistrust among farmers about big corporates: Nirmala Ganapathy (4:24) Diaspora politics in play as world watches protests: Aparna Pande (06:20) Certain groups have tried to divert attention to other causes: Aparna Pande (08:37) Protests threaten Modi’s reformist image: Nirmala Ganapathy (11:07) How will protests affect India-US relations? (13:14) Produced by: Nirmal Ghosh (nirmal@sph.com.sg) & ST Video team Edited by: ST Video team and Muhammad Firmann Subscribe to Asian Insider Podcast series and rate us on your favourite audio apps: Channel: https://str.sg/JWa7 Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/JWa8 Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/Ju4h  Spotify: https://str.sg/JWaX Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Discover The Straits Times Videos: https://str.sg/JPrc Read Ghosh's stories: https://str.sg/JbxG See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.