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Episode 1298 March 16, 2021

BJP’s politics of fear in Assam, Covid surge in Maharashtra, and S Jaishankar

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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BJP’s politics of fear in Assam, Covid surge in Maharashtra, and S JaishankarFirst, 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). You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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