Episode 242: India’s Security State

We are subjects, not citizens — and India’s state is designed to keep us that way. Josy Joseph joins Amit Varma in episode 242 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss the astonishing ways in which India’s security state misuses its powers.

Also check out:
1. The Silent Coup: A History of India’s Deep State — Josy Joseph.
2. A Feast of Vultures: The Hidden Business of Democracy in India — Josy Joseph.
3. Investigative Journalism: Silence is an Expensive Commodity — Josy Joseph’s TedX talk.
4. Vultures of Modern India — Josy Joseph at Manthan Samvaad 2016.
5. The Geography of Genius — Eric Weiner.
6. Where Have All The Leaders Gone? — Amit Varma.
7. Franz KafkaGeorge Orwell and Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Amazon.
8. Poland — James A Michener.
9. Curfewed Night — Basharat Peer.
10. Our Moon Has Blood Clots — Rahul Pandita.
11. The Prem Panicker Files — Episode 217 of The Seen and the Unseen.
12. Afghanistan: The Bear Trap — Mohammad Yousaf and Mark Adkin.
13. The Looming Tower — Lawrence Wright.
14. Jhumpa Lahiri on Writing, Translation, and Crossing Between Cultures — Episode 17 of Conversations With Tyler.
15. The Notebook Trilogy — Agota Kristof.
16. Prem Panicker on writing — Episode 3 of The Windowpane Sessions.
17. Sixteen Stormy Days — Tripurdaman Singh.
18. The First Assault on Our Constitution — Episode 194 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Tripurdaman Singh).
19. Emergency Chronicles — Gyan Prakash.
20. Gyan Prakash on the Emergency — Episode 103 of The Seen and the Unseen.
21. Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India — Akshaya Mukul.
22. The Gita Press and Hindu Nationalism — Episode 139 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Akshaya Mukul).
23. India, Pakistan, Kashmir: We Won’t Need To Fight A War If We Can Win The Peace — Amit Varma.
24. Counterinsurgency Warfare — David Galula.
25. The Insurgents — Fred Kaplan.
26. Seven Pillars of Wisdom — TE Lawrence.
27. The Generation of Rage in Kashmir — David Devadas.
28. Kashmir and Article 370 — Episode 130 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Srinath Raghavan).
29. The Cobra Effect.
30. KP Raghuvanshi interrogated by Arnab Goswami.
31. The Streetlight Effect.

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