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First, Abhishek Saha, who reports on Assam for the Indian Express (IE), talks about the upcoming elections in the state – what the political structure looks like, the poll narrative that BJP has been using, and what the opposition is focusing on.
Next, Amitabh Sinha, who has been extensively reporting on the coronavirus numbers for IE, talks about the rise of cases in Maharashtra, and whether lockdowns and the current vaccination drive can help against it (17:04).
And in the end, we take a quick look at the comments made by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on two international organisations criticising India over freedom and democracy (27:45).
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