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Modi govt finally agrees to administer booster shots. But why wait with Omicron around?

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Call it a ‘precaution dose’ or a booster shot, what matters is the Modi government has finally come around and agreed to administer these. But why wait until 3 Jan or 10 Jan for the different categories when Omicron is so much more transmissible? Only India’s health bureaucrats would know.

Hindutva hate factory is working overtime to polarise UP voters. Whatever happened to BJP’s ‘vikas’

Christmas celebrations, churches in Karnataka, Haryana, missionary schools in MP, call to arms against Muslims in Haridwar – the Hindutva hate factory is suddenly working overtime. The objective isn’t difficult to guess: Polarise and influence UP’s voters. That’s a shame considering the BJP’s claims of so much ‘vikas’ in the state.

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