Best of BS Opinion: The power of narrative, a lost battle, and more

Illustration: Binay Sinha
India’s weakened institutions are finding it tough to come to terms with spontaneous movements. As a result, sports personalities and film stars find political engagement.  sums up

 
Read T N Ninan to know how narratives drive economics and politics

 
Shekhar Gupta: Modi govt has already lost the battle on farm laws. It will err even more gravely if it persists with the Sikh separatism bogey

 
Aditi Phadnis talks of a Rahul Gandhi factor in Tamil Nadu politics

 

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We reassert and reiterate our support to the agitating farmers while expecting the government to provide a healing touch and to solve the issue to the satisfaction of the stakeholders

A letter signed by 75 former civil servants



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