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Manish Tewari’s binge-tweeting, Aparna Sen scolds `Madam CM’ & who’s Jairam’s quiz partner

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
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BJP spokesperson tweets photo of African slave trader, claiming it’s Tipu Sultan

Ashwini Upadhyay’s tweet came on the day the Karnataka govt was celebrating Tipu Sultan’s birth anniversary, against which the BJP had raised objections.
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This BJP leader is the uncrowned king of ‘political interest litigation’

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyaya has filed PILs on issues that are on top of his party’s agenda — such as yoga, Vande Mataram and nikah halala.
National Commission for Minorities

Decision on minority status for Hindus won’t be revealed before 2019 polls

National Minorities Commission says demand is 'untenable', but BJP govt can’t send out this message ahead of Lok Sabha polls.

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Empty Sheikh Zayed Road during lockdown in Dubai | Bloomberg

What ails Arab economies is older than Covid-19

Dependence on oil and natural-gas exports and an over-reliance on Europe and US as trade partners have made it difficult for the region's integration into the world economy.
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Bengaluru-based startup FreshToHome raises $121 million from investors, including US govt

FreshToHome is one of the largest players in the $94 billion Indian fish and meat market, processing some 1.5 million orders a month and about $85 million in annual sales.

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A file photo of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper at the 2+2 dialogue in Washington in December 2019. | Photo: ANI

The 3 foundational agreements with US and what they mean for India’s military growth

Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement, the last of the key foundational agreements between India & US, was signed Tuesday. LEMOA was signed in 2016 and COMCASA in 2018.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.