Best of BS Opinion: Start-up's flights of fancy, powering mobility & more

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Given the state of the banking system, the government is reportedly considering the setting up of a bad bank to clean up bank balance sheets. RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das recently said the central bank was open to looking at any such proposal. Our lead editorial argues in this context that a bad bank would perhaps only be used to kick the can down the road. It cannot fill the void created by lack of hard decisions in the context of PSBs over the years.

 
Other opinion pieces for the day, among other things, talk about startups and electric vehicles.

 
Hike should not have forgotten that the fundamental definition of a start-up is that it has to focus on something specific so that there is some level of leverage of the founders’ basic competence, writes Shyamal Majumdar

 
Big push for charging infrastructure is a must for EV penetration, notes our second editorial

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“I support the protesting farmers 100 per cent and every single person in the country should support them as they are fighting for us.”

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi



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