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Episode 858 May 7, 2020

How Modi govt nudged West Bengal to change its Covid-19 strategy, Vande Bharat Mission

The sending of an Inter-Ministerial Central Team to the state of West Bengal seems to have changed the Mamata Banerjee government’s strategy against COVID-19. Deeptiman Tiwary, who writes on India’s internal security, and Ravik Bhattacharya, who covers West Bengal, join us to speak about the political battle over the team and how it may have brought some much needed transparency in the state’s handling of the pandemic. Then, Shubhajit Roy, who covers India’s foreign affairs, joins us to talk about how India plans to bring back thousands of citizens who are stranded abroad.

How Modi govt nudged West Bengal to change its Covid-19 strategy, Vande Bharat MissionThe sending of an Inter-Ministerial Central Team to the state of West Bengal seems to have changed the Mamata Banerjee government’s strategy against COVID-19. Deeptiman Tiwary, who writes on India’s internal security, and Ravik Bhattacharya, who covers West Bengal, join us to speak about the political battle over the team and how it may have brought some much needed transparency in the state’s handling of the pandemic. Then, Shubhajit Roy, who covers India’s foreign affairs, joins us to talk about how India plans to bring back thousands of citizens who are stranded abroad.
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