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Modi’s Covid catastrophe sows seeds of a backlash

In what is widely being interpreted as a popular verdict on Narendra Modi’s handling of the Covid crisis in India, voters in West Bengal have returned the incumbent chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, and her regional Trinamool Congress (TMC). Defeat for Modi’s party has come despite a massive campaign by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), but also significant attempts […]