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The Editor's Podcast

Summary:This is Mint's weekly news podcast, updated every Friday where Mint's editors pick their top stories of the week. The stories they choose are diverse, ranging from politics, economics, news and current affairs and includes everything from the state of the government and economy, to the drought situation in the country, how start ups are faring, the best of sporting action and movies that are hitting the headlines. Crisp and clear, analytical and lively, this podcast is a must for news buffs to catch what dominates the headlines at Mint every week.

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The investment strategies of the venture capital’s Big Three, Interview with Cyrus Mistry, PayPal-Freecharge deal & more

This week Mint's Consulting Editor Sundeep Khanna discusses the investment strategies of the venture capital’s Big Three, our interview with Cyrus Mistry, the PayPal-Freecharge deal and more. #MintPodcast #CyrusMistry #RatanTata #Freecharge #PayPal #digitalwallet #fintech #demonetisation #india #demonetization #startup

8mins

23 Dec 2016

Rank #1

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The Editor's Podcast: Decoding the Delhi smog, GST, Tata-Mistry spat and the Yadav feud in UP

This week Mint executive editor Anil Padmanabhan looks at thetop headlines including the Delhi smog and what are the possible reasons for it, Tata-mistry spat and its effect on shareholders, Yadav family feud and its implications in the run up to the UP elections.

11mins

4 Nov 2016

Rank #2

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Decoding the Union Budget 2017 with Mint

Mint's experts R. Sukumar, Anil Padmanabhan and Monika Halan in conversation about the Budget and what it means for the common man.

21mins

1 Feb 2017

Rank #3

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Flipkart's valuation slashed, Reliance Jio impact on telcos, Cisco-AppDynamics deal & Budget 2017

In this episode, Mint's editor R.Sukumar discusses what Flipkart's slashed valuation at $5.58 billion means, how Reliance Jio has wreaked havoc on the other telcos, Cisco-AppDynmaics deal and what to expect from the Union Budget.

17mins

27 Jan 2017

Rank #4

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Infosys row, Indian IT in the dumps & Election drama in Tamil Nadu

This week R. Sukumar analyses the Indian start-up ecosystem, what the Infosys row really means, the state of Indian IT and the drama in Tamil Nadu politics.

21mins

17 Feb 2017

Rank #5

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Demonetization disruption, Flipkart & Ola look for govt protection, Tata-Mistry spat & RBI keeps interest rates unchanged

This week Mint Editor R. Sukumar evaluates life after one month of demonetization, should companies like Flipkart and Ola seek govt protection and how the Tata-Mistry battle has spilled onto social media. #MintPodcast #CyrusMistry #RatanTata #Flipkart #demonetisation #india #demonetization

11mins

9 Dec 2016

Rank #6

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The Editor's Podcast: Decoding the Tata-Mistry spat, India's ranking in the WB Doing Business Report, Airtel-Reliance & Flipkart to set up lobby groups for local start-ups

This week Mint Editor R. Sukumar decodes the biggest boardroom battle in Indian history, what India's ranking means in the WB's Doing Business report and Flipkart trying to create a lobby group.

17mins

28 Oct 2016

Rank #7

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Brand Modi soars, What the US rate hike means for the Rupee, Honda to take on Royal Enfield & GST Council clears last two bills

‘Brand Modi’ gets thumbs up as BJP sweeps Assembly elections, Honda to make a middleweight motorcycle in India to take on Royal Enfield & GST on track to meet the 1 JUly deadline.

13mins

17 Mar 2017

Rank #8

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Demonetization, Tata-Mistry war and what Donald Trump's win means for India

This week Mint Editor R. Sukumar discusses the government's demonetization move, the war that has escalated between the Tatas and Cyrus Mistry and what Donald Trump's victory means for India and the world.

14mins

11 Nov 2016

Rank #9

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Airtel-Telenor deal, Share buybacks in IT sector, SBI merger, Snapdeal setbacks & IMF sees India GDP to about 6%

This week Mint editor R. Sukumar analyses the Airtel-Telenor deal, Share buybacks in the IT sector, what the SBI merger may mean and the Snapdeal setbacks. #Airtel #Telenor #SBI #Snapdeal #India

16mins

24 Feb 2017

Rank #10

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Surgical strikes, Flipkart-Walmart in talks, India improves in Global Competitiveness Index

This week Mint Editor R. Sukumar discusses what the surgical strikes across the LoC against terrorist camps mean for business and politics. Also, India moves up 16 spots to 39th rank in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index.#surgicalstrikes

11mins

30 Sep 2016

Rank #11

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Indian unicorns or career graveyards, GDP growth at 7%, Should Reliance Jio buy Paytm, Spectrum auction and what Emtech India is all about

This week Mint editor R. Sukumar discusses the GDP growth of 7%, have Indian unicorns become career graveyards,should Ambani's Reliance buy Paytm and also walks us through what Emtech India is all about. Join us on 9th – 10th March 2017 for two days of intelligent conversation as MIT Technology Review and Mint bring award winning editorial content to life. Get inspired and hear from those who are driving the next generation of technological breakthroughs as the world's most influential leaders and innovators come together at EmTech India.

16mins

3 Mar 2017

Rank #12

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E-commerce Sales, RBI rate cut, Spectrum Auction and Google's Pixel to take on Apple's iPhone

This week Mint Editor R. Sukumar discusses the Flipkart vs Amazon festive sale, RBI cuts repo rate, Spectrum auction ends on a tepid note and can Google's Pixel take on Apple's iPhone? Tune in now.

14mins

7 Oct 2016

Rank #13

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Farm loan waivers, GST Rollout on 1 July, Monetary Policy & Sindhu beats Marin

Is the farm loan waiver fiscally prudent or a bad move, discussing the monetary policy, the big GST reform that will economically unify India and what Sindhu's victory against reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin mean for Indian sport?

13mins

7 Apr 2017

Rank #14

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Decoding the historic SC judgments and Nandan Nilekani back at Infosys

This week Mint editor discusses the Right to Privacy, what the banning of the instantaneous triple talaq means and it's reboot time at Infosys with Nilekani back as non-executive chairman.

9mins

25 Aug 2017

Rank #15

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Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys CEO, Gorakhpur tragedy and South-west monsoon deficit could worsen farm distress

Exactly three years after he took over as the first non-founder chief executive of Infosys, former SAP technology chief Vishal Sikka abruptly resigned on Friday. India’s second largest software exporter has named company veteran U.B. Pravin Rao as the interim CEO. Listen to the detailed analysis here.

18mins

18 Aug 2017

Rank #16

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SoftBank invests in Flipkart, Govt imposes cess on luxury cars dominates the headlines this week

Mint editor R. Sukumar discusses top headlines of the week including SoftBank investing in Flipkart, govt imposing cess on luxury cars, and much more. Tune in! #softbank #flipkart #mercedes #cess #luxurycars #sebi #shellcompanies #rbi #investment #

19mins

11 Aug 2017

Rank #17

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RBI repo rate cut, Snapdeal-Flipkart sale called off dominate the headlines this week

Mint Editor R. Sukumar discusses top headlines of the week, including, RBI repo rate cut, Snapdeal- Flipkart merger collapse etc.#RBI #Snapdeal #Flipkart #IIM #Merger

17mins

4 Aug 2017

Rank #18

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Nitish Kumar & Bihar politics, debate over AI, Axis-Freecharge, Facebook-Amazon results

Mint editor R. Sukumar discusses the top headlines of the week that include the political drama in Bihar and the debate over Artifical Intelligence. #BiharAssembly #Facebook #Amazon#

13mins

28 Jul 2017

Rank #19

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Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio rings in more disruption

Mint editor R. Sukumar discusses top headlines of the week.#Reliance #jio #telecom #RamNathKovind #President #Indias14thpresident #NDA

15mins

21 Jul 2017

Rank #20