Best of BS Opinion: Galwan clash, India's stand on digital tax, and more

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With the threat from China, what happens to India’s relations with the US if it decides to tax internet companies? Can administrative reforms change the way the bureaucrats supposedly hold up the country's progress? Uddalok Bhattacharya sums up

 
There is a history to China’s behaviour patterns, says Shyam Saran. India should crystallise its arrangements with countries that share the Chinese threat

 
A change in the condition for appointment as joint secretary will force IAS officers to compulsorily spend two years at the Centre as deputy secretary or director. A K Bhattacharya explains how

 
Imposing levies on internet companies must be done in a legally justifiable manner and be underpinned by stakeholder consultations. Mukesh Butani and Vidushi Gupta take you to the heart of the matter

 
Enemies worse than China and Pakistan can be found within. Debashis Basu says who they are

 
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