The Grey Area

Manali Purohit
Explore both sides of responses to a big issue in India within 5 minutes. Tuesdays and Fridays. We analyze news from all across the political spectrum to tell you: 1) What's going on here? 2) What does this mean? 3) Why should I care?
Created 01 Jun 2021
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  • 😞 Uh Oh, Congress
    01 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Today’s Big Story From Punjab to Goa, India's main opposition party - Congress - is unraveling quickly. Yesterday, former Goa Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro joined Trinamo...
  • 🙋🏻‍♀️ Hi everybody
    28 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Hello sweet friends! At the outset, I want to apologize for the radio silence from The Grey Area. The calendar flipped to September without me really being able to wrap my mind around it. I moved home...
  • 🚀 Prices of LPG Skyrocket
    03 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Today’s Big Story The rise in LPG prices across all categories including subsidized gas by 25 rupees (which is the third straight increase in less than 2 months) has become a huge political debate in ...
  • 🌵Behind India's "Record" GDP Growth
    02 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Today’s Big Story According to data published by the national statistical office on Tuesday, GDP in Q1 FY22 rose by 20.1%, compared to 1.6% year-on-year in Q4 FY21. Photo Courtesy: Unsplash 📯 What’s ...
  • 👩🏽‍⚖️ A Historic Day For Justice in India
    01 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Today’s Big Story For the first time in the history of the Supreme Court, 9 judges including 3 women were sworn in by the Chief Justice of India, N V Ramana at 10.30 AM yesterday. One of the 3 women s...
  • 🏗️ Hullabaloo Over Historic Renovations
    31 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Today’s Big Story On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the renovated Jallianwallah Bagh memorial which was supplemented by a light and sound show to pay reverence to the martyrs of th...
  • 🚜 Protests and Police Brutality over Farm Laws Rage On
    30 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Today’s Big Story On Saturday, farmer protests flared up against a BJP meeting chaired by CM Manohar Lal Khattar in Haryana. Videos of police using force and lathicharging against protestors have gone...
  • ✋ A Slap and the Face-Off
    27 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Today’s Big Story Sparked by Narayan Rane's "slap the CM" comment, the clashes in Maharashtra between Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena and Narayan Rane's BJP, continue to escalate as Narayan Rane says he ...
  • 🤔 Financing Infra or India on Sale?
    26 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Today’s Big Story The government on Monday announced a Rs 6 lakh crore National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP) for monetizing infrastructure assets across sectors in India from rail to road to power. The...
  • 🧮 Caste Calculation for the Centre
    24 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Today’s Big Story Bihar CM Nitish Kumar led an all-party 11 member delegation from his state to meet PM Modi yesterday and push demands for a caste-based census across the country. Photo Courtesy: Uns...
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