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HOLD THE APPLAUSE

On May 16, at an online event of the India Today Group, Union minister for information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad remarked that those who had problems with the Aarogya Setu app were free to not download it. Prasad’s statement was seen as a big climbdown from the Centre’s May 1 guideline that had made it mandatory for certain categories of individuals to download the contact-tracing app on their mobile phones. On May 17, the Union

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