Best of BS Opinion: Looking beyond the rate cut, economic package, and more

Options to tackle the negative effects of Covid-19 on the economy are reducing. Uddalok Bhattacharya sums up

The private sector is generally unhappy with the package of measures announced by the government about a week ago, says A K Bhattacharya. It would be wrong to presume that the sector has got nothing in this package. Read here

The Indian state has been weak, and remains weak. But our expectations from it remain strong, says Debashis Basu  Read here

The key is to realise that problems in the financial system, around this time, cannot be addressed by monetary and liquidity measures alone, says B Prasanna  Read here


Interest rate reduction may not push credit offtake


The migrant workers who built Maharashtra with their blood and sweat only got deceit from the Shiv Sena-Congress government

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

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