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LIKE CHINA: “India: Police Use Metal Tool to Grab Social Distancing Dissidents”

“A video out of India shows police officers using a bizarre metal contraption to grab dissidents who violate coronavirus social distancing rules. “Hands up!” barks a police officer at a man during a demonstration of the tool, which looks like … Continue reading

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India: 70% CORONAVIRUS TAX

“An eye-watering tax imposed on alcohol hasn’t stopped Indians from swarming Delhi’s liquor shops, which have reopened as the world’s largest coronavirus lockdown begins to ease. From Tuesday, the Delhi government will charge a staggering 70% “special corona fee” on all alcohol. … Continue reading

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ECONOMY > Covid19 “‘Mind boggling’ 122 MILLION jobs lost in India…”

“The world’s biggest lockdown forced 122 million people out of jobs in India last month, according to estimates from a leading private sector think tank. Employment plunged in April after the government imposed a 40-day lockdown in a nation of … Continue reading

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LIKE CHINA: “…Indian officials PUT LOCKS on homes of quarantine violators…”

“Local authorities in two towns in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh went to great lengths to stop the spread of coronavirus, sealing quarantine violators in their homes, while ensuring they have food and essentials delivered. With India in a … Continue reading

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“‘Big trade deal’ between US & India on the way, Trump & Modi say”

“US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have pledged to seal a comprehensive trade accord soon as the two sides are engaged in “positive” talks on the matter. “Our commerce ministers have had positive talks on trade. … Continue reading

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“…India overtakes UK & France to become world’s 5th LARGEST economy”

“…“India’s economy is the fifth largest in the world, with a GDP of $2.94 trillion, overtaking the UK and France in 2019 to take the fifth spot,” said the report, as quoted by the Press Trust of India. To compare, the … Continue reading

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Blackmail: “Scores of corporate executives, CEOs in India caught… on gay dating app”

“At least 50 Indian business executives based in New Delhi were tricked into an elaborate extortion set-up, ‘honey trapped’ on LGBT dating app Grindr and then blackmailed with their own intimate, and often embarrassing, photos. Targeting wealthy individuals in Delhi, … Continue reading

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