753: Namaste Trump: What do the US and India want from this visit?


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India is gearing up for US President Donald Trump's first ever visit to India on Monday, February 24th and it’s bound to be a spectacle. The Washington Post's India Bureau Chief Joanna Slater joins us to explain what the Trump administration hopes to get out of this visit. Next, Shubhajit Roy explains why India and US have not been able to come to an agreement over a trade deal and why the Modi government is spending big money on this particular visit. Last, Ritu Sharma details how Ahmedabad is preparing for the visit and why the beautification drive comes at a cost.

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