Macron’s state visit to India: French president seeks to bolster ties with New Delhi

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French President Emmanuel Macron is wrapping up his two-day visit to India, where he paraded through the streets with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and talked business, amid calls from human rights groups not to overlook India’s authoritarian shift. For more, we speak to Subir Sinha, Director of the South Asia Institute at SOAS University of London.

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