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Episode 840 April 24, 2020

The Facebook-Reliance Jio deal, Centre vs West Bengal, Jails during COVID-19

Earlier this week, Facebook purchased 9.99% stake in Reliance Industries’ Jio Platforms. This deal was the largest Foreign Direct Investment in the Indian technology sector and Facebook’s long-awaited foray into the Indian telecom space. In the first segment, Pranav Mukul breaks down what this deal means for both companies.

Next, Ravik Bhattacharya talks about the tussle between the Centre and the West Bengal government over the handling of the coronavirus outbreak in the state (11:26).

And last, Pritam Pal Singh, talks about how convicts across Delhi are being granted bails or furloughs to prevent overcrowding in jails in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak (21:40).


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The Facebook-Reliance Jio deal, Centre vs West Bengal, Jails during COVID-19Earlier this week, Facebook purchased 9.99% stake in Reliance Industries’ Jio Platforms. This deal was the largest Foreign Direct Investment in the Indian technology sector and Facebook's long-awaited foray into the Indian telecom space. In the first segment, Pranav Mukul breaks down what this deal means for both companies. Next, Ravik Bhattacharya talks about the tussle between the Centre and the West Bengal government over the handling of the coronavirus outbreak in the state (11:26). And last, Pritam Pal Singh, talks about how convicts across Delhi are being granted bails or furloughs to prevent overcrowding in jails in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak (21:40). 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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