Best of BS Opinion: Unicorns coming of age, Punjab's real problem & more

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Those resisting India’s new farm laws can look at ways of coming out of the clutches of agriculture. A judicial solution is not the answer.  sums up 

T N Ninan talks of India’s unicorns. Are they coming of age?

Can an individual standing trial accused of serious crimes pardon himself, preemptively? America’s judicial system has to answer, says Devangshu Datta

Punjab needs to rediscover its entrepreneurial impulse. Instead of limiting its ask to MSP, it should seek freedom to use its lands. Shekhar Gupta explains


I am not going to hear this case. I was, in any case, not going to hear it.

Justice Prathiba Singh on the petition challenging WhatsApp’s privacy policy

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