Josh Haiar

In the Moment ... July 18, 2019 Show 618 Hour 1

Today we talk about democracy in India. Dr. Chandradhar Dwivedi is a distinguished professor Emeritus at South Dakota State University. You can hear his program at the South Dakota World Affairs Council tonight at 7 p.m. in the new Founders Recital Hall on the SDSU campus.

The political landscape in India is shifting. Chandradhar Dwivedi joins us in the SDPB Sioux Falls Studio with an overview.

Marco Werman

PRI's The World has launched an ambitious two-week multimedia initiative taking to the internet, the airwaves and social media with a groundbreaking look at a new generation of women fighting for civil rights around the globe.  Julia Barton, senior editor in charge of planning for "Across Women's Lives," joined guest host Cara Hetland to discuss The World's special coverage of gender equality and the role of women in society.  PRI's The World can be heard weekdays at 3:00 p.m. Central on SDPB Radio.

Courtesy of Frontline

Two years ago, a federal judge sentenced American-born David Coleman Headley to 35 years in prison for his role in planning the 2008 attacks in Mumbai that killed 160 people.

Tonight’s FRONTLINE documentary produced in collaboration with ProPublica, American Terrorist, reveals how secret electronic surveillance missed catching Headley and the Mumbai plotters and how Headley planned a Charlie Hebdo-like assault against a Danish newspaper.

Nirmala Rajasekar is regarded as a master of the an Indian stringed instrument called  the veena. Her music comes from the Carnatic tradition of her native southern India. She now lives in Plymouth, Minnesota. She’s giving a concert Thursday evening at the National Music Museum in Vermillion. Museum's director Cleveland Johnson has studied music in India. He joined Dakota Midday and discussed Carnatic music and the artistry of Nirmala Rajasekar.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

On Tuesday Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Australian Parliament and said that India is the answer to their search for economic opportunities. In September, Modi met with President Obama at the White House and together they pledged a renewed partnership. A recent World Bank report said that India is benefiting from a “Modi dividend”  with economic activity buoyed by expectations from the newly-elected Modi government.

U.S. Political Perspective from India

Nov 6, 2012

Eric Jepsen, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of South Dakota, joins Dakota Midday from Kerala University in India where he provides perspective on the U.S. Presidential race.  Jepsen is in India through a Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship.  He is conducting research for his book project tentatively titled, "Kerala in the Economic Reform Era: Ideas, Institutions, and Interest Groups."  Jepsen will be giving lectures on United States/India releations, comparative political economy and the 2012 Presidential campaign at colleges and universities throughout Kerala.