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Best of BS Opinion: Babri Masjid demolition case, Covid-19 crisis, and more

Here's a selection of Business Standard opinion pieces for the day

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Babri Masjid | Ram Janmabhoomi dispute | automobile manufacturer

Rajesh Kumar  |  New Delhi 

Babri demolition

Some experts believe that India has just passed the peak — or, at any rate, the first peak — of infections. In the last fortnight, the seven-day moving average of active cases nationwide has for the first time since March shown a distinct downward dip. But, as our lead editorial argues, it is the nature of this virus that initial peaks can be either illusions, or followed some months later by another rapid spread of infections and peaks. Continued vigilance and rapid action, particularly at the state level, would be required — regardless of what the nationwide total numbers may be saying from week to week. Read here

Other pieces talk about reviving businesses, renewable energy, and the demolition judgement.

We need the powers-that-be to give up their durbar-style of operation, and start applying the principles of cooperative action and shared infrastructure with all stakeholders, to improve collective outcomes, writes Shyam Ponappa

Some countries are talking about being powered 100 per cent by carbon-free energy, writes Vandana Gombar

The court does not seem to have subjected to scrutiny the question of how over 300,000 “anti-social elements”— otherwise described as kar sevaks by the Sangh Parivar — had gathered at Ayodhya in the days leading up to December 6, notes our second editorial

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“The accused tried to stop the demolition.”

CBI judge Surendra Kumar Yadav

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First Published: Thu, October 01 2020. 06:12 IST
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