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Wednesday, 05th August, 2020



Pragya Tiwari is a journalist who has written extensively on politics, identity, policy and culture, and edited publications such as Tehelka, The Big Indian Picture and Vice. She currently works as a policy and culture consultant.


Women and Work

Lakshmi Puri and Pragya Tiwari in conversation

Indian women’s participation in the workplace is decreasing, with the pandemic creating further fault-lines. A rebalance in the workforce could help kickstart economic growth and also pay social dividends. Lakshmi Puri and Pragya Tiwari discuss the evolution of the concepts of women’s work and women at work , under-representation of women in formal workforce and devaluation of their work, flagging the causes and consequences of the roadblocks they face as well as the way forward to correct these imbalances.

The Great March:

Barkha Dutt in conversation with Pragya Tiwari

As millions of Indian citizens trudge home, braving every vicissitude with courage and fortitude, Barkha Dutt examines her heartbreaking journey and the societal lapses that set the stage for this tragic march. In conversation with Pragya Tiwari


Abhinav Chandrachud and Pragya Tiwari in conversation

Author and advocate Abhinav Chandrachud and journalist Pragya Tiwari reflect on the Bombay bubonic plague of 1896 and it's echoes and repercussions today.