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How Modi Led India Into a COVID Catastrophe

Narendra Modi's attempts to censor the news and massage death rates can’t hide his failure to prepare India for its disastrous second COVID wave. Indians are dying, and so is the prime minister's 'strongman' image

Mohamed Zeeshan
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Just as England vaccinated 95 percent of their over-50s against COVID, Israelis finally emerged out in public without masks, Australia and New Zealand established a trans-Tasman travel bubble, in Modi's India the contrast could not be starker.

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