Rush Hour podcast: Delhi Police raids ‘NewsClick’ journalists amid Chinese funding row

In today’s edition, the Delhi Police raided homes of several journalists including NewsClick’s editor, Prabir Purkayastha, junior staff and contributors in connection with alleged Chinese funding allegations, India has told Canada to withdraw 40 diplomatic staff from the country, and the Assam Police have arrested 1,039 persons for alleged child marriages.

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  1. Delhi Police raids journalists associated with ‘Newsclick’ in UAPA case

  2. Allegations of Khalistani separatist’s assassination signal a collapse in India-Canada ties

  3. Afraid of arrest, Assam’s pregnant teens skip hospitals, turn to home births and abortion pills

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Rush Hour is a daily news podcast curating the most important, and not necessarily the most talked about, stories of the day. The essential facts of the story, the immediate context, the relevance. No dross.