Best of BS Opinion: Tanishq ad row, Bangladesh's per capita GDP, and more

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According to the International Monetary Fund, this year Bangladesh will overtake India for the first time in terms of per capita income. This fits with the notion that India and Bangladesh have been on different growth tracks, and the latter offers lessons in growth and resilience, says the top editRead it here.

 
Other opinion examines India’s troll culture and the inconsistency of political parties’ policy positions.  sums up the views

 
The cacophony on TV would have us believe that the character of India has changed. Or perhaps we are just being fooled by bogus TRPs and manufactured social media posts generated by troll farms, asks Vir SanghviRead it here

 
The furious backlash on social media that forced Tanishq to withdraw an advertisement from YouTube is a sad reflection of the intolerant times Indians live in, says the second edit arguing that the Tatas should have stood firm. Read it here

 
My column looks at the major political parties’ policy-driven schizophrenia that makes them oppose a policy when out of power and embrace it when they are in office. Read it here 

 
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