Best of BS Opinion: US-India defence cooperation, employment rate & more

Illustration: Ajay Mohanty
The pandemic demonstrates how art draws heavily on life. sums up

If part of a 3-4 per cent fall in real wages is the result of a fall in the wage rate (a fair assumption), then the fall in employment in listed companies is likely to be less than 3 per cent during the first half of 2020-21. Mahesh Vyas explains

 
US-India defence cooperation must not adversely affect the India-Russia interface, says Premvir Das. Despite all the rhetoric, the US will not get involved in any military confrontation that we may have with China

 
In the art world, it isn’t just 2020 that’s being nixed, some are cancelling out 2021 as well, says Kishore Singh

 
Nivedita Mookerji looks at the families of around 50 persons who could not recover from Covid-19 in the early days of the pandemic, when fear and stigma had gripped the country. Is it just Covid, or something more?

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