Hafta 441: West Bengal’s political violence, missed signs of flood, climate volatility

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Timecodes

00:03:35 - Headlines 

00:21:12 - Bengal Panchayat Polls

01:01:08 - North India Floods

01:12:53 - Subscriber letters

01:37:12 - Recommendations 

References

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