Best of BS Opinion: Cyber attacks, changing global economies, and more

Staying unprepared to handle the pandemic can make us war-unready. Uddalok Bhattacharya sums up

 Higher tax rates, central banks pumping out cash, protection for home industry, suppressing interest rates, increased social welfare pay-outs — it all harks back to pre-Thatcher-Reagan.

In any modern conflict, the cyber element will be crucial and cyber-attacks certainly won’t be restricted to targeting conventional military capacity. 

 the forgotten contributions of economist and central banker M Narasimham

Quote for the day

The nation is gratified to know that practically all the suggestions in Dr Manmohan Singh’s letter have been accepted by the government. Better late than never.


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