Best of BS Opinion: Stigmatised capital, TMC's election success, and more

Adar Poonawalla, CEO, Serum Institute of India
The head of the Serum Institute of India (SII), Adar Poonawalla, said in a recent interview to 

It is reasonable to believe that the TMC’s electoral success in 2021 was to a great extent facilitated by the successful rollout of welfare schemes, funded by the state government as also by the Centre, 

 that India needs a new Highway Services Authority. This new Authority should be distinct, and distanced, from the “asset creation” role of the existing NHAI; and have its own board, governance structure and performance metrics.

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GOI doesn't get it. The only way to stop the spread of Corona now is a full lockdown — with the protection of NYAY for the vulnerable sections.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

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