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Episode 1244 February 5, 2021

Rihanna and Greta Thunberg’s tweets, ‘draconian’ order by Bihar, 3rd national serosurvey

First, Shubhajit Roy, Indian Express’ Associate Editor, talks about how in a highly unusual move the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) slammed Rihanna, Greta Thunberg and Meena Harris for speaking out on the farmers’ protests. He also explains the controversy that followed after the MEA did this, and the response of the US government regarding the protests.

Next, Santosh Singh, who covers Bihar for the newspaper, talks about a ‘draconian’ order that has been passed by the Bihar police and which can be used to target protesters (10:30).

And in the end, we take a quick look at the findings of the third national serosurvey by ICMR that reveals that a large proportion of Indian population still remains vulnerable to the novel coronavirus (17:30).


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Rihanna and Greta Thunberg’s tweets, ‘draconian’ order by Bihar, 3rd national serosurveyFirst, Shubhajit Roy, Indian Express’ Associate Editor, talks about how in a highly unusual move the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) slammed Rihanna, Greta Thunberg and Meena Harris for speaking out on the farmers’ protests. He also explains the controversy that followed after the MEA did this, and the response of the US government regarding the protests. Next, Santosh Singh, who covers Bihar for the newspaper, talks about a ‘draconian’ order that has been passed by the Bihar police and which can be used to target protesters (10:30). And in the end, we take a quick look at the findings of the third national serosurvey by ICMR that reveals that a large proportion of Indian population still remains vulnerable to the novel coronavirus (17:30). 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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