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Best of BS Opinion: Coronavirus outbreak, independent directors, and more

The post-coronavirus universe of nations will make us aware of our failings and responsibilities. Narrowness simply won't do. Uddalok Bhattacharya sums up the views.

BS Opinion | Coronavirus | Sonia Gandhi

Uddalok Bhattacharya 

People line up to buy food, some wearing protective masks as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, in Havana, Cuba. Photo: PTI

Public memory is short and this is particularly true of financial scams, says Jaimini Bhagwati. Newspapers should carry a weekly update on investigations into those and people should hold governments accountable

So much has been written about what independent directors should do, says Amit Tandon.

But their remuneration should be looked into

The world of tomorrow must be calmer, saner, and more equitable, says Vijay Verghese. COVID-19 will change the way people understand travel.


One gap in the Rs 1.7-trillion package is the effect on producers. Read here


As President of the Indian National Congress, I would like to state that we will support and collaborate fully with every step taken by the Union Government to ensure the containment of the pandemic

President Sonia Gandhi

First Published: Fri, March 27 2020. 07:42 IST