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Reporters Without Orders Ep 294: NGOs losing FCRA licences, Mahua Moitra row

A reporters’ podcast about what made news and what shouldn’t have.

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This week, host Tanishka Sodhi is joined by Newslaundry’s Sumedha Mittal and Pratyush Deep.

Sumedha talks about her report on the Modi government’s crackdown on NGOs by cancelling their FCRA licences. She explains how foreign funds are a lifeline for the sector, and how they’re now struggling. 

Pratyush reported on the cash-for-query allegations against TMC MP Mahua Moitra. He breaks down the questions Moitra asked in Parliament and how many of them were about the Adani Group. 

Tune in.

Timecodes

00:00:00 - Introduction

00:01:23 - FCRA

00:12:50 - Mahua Moitra

00:31:57 - Recommendations

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Produced by Saif Ali Ekram, recorded by Anil Kumar, and edited by Umrav Singh.

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