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Best of BS Opinion: Covid's impact on economy, India's EEZ, and more

Here are the best of Business Standard's opinion pieces on Tuesday morning

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BS Opinion | Coronavirus | EEZ patrolling

Rajesh Kumar 

Photo: PTI
Photo: PTI

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

The economic outlook could worsen considerably if the Covid situation does not stabilise quickly and the states are forced to extend lockdowns. While some economists believe that the economy will not suffer as much as last year because both companies and governments have a better understanding of the situation, many brokerages have started downgrading growth projections to as low as 10 per cent on local lockdowns disrupting overall demand and supply and threatening the fragile recovery, notes our lead editorial

US warship deployment through India’s Exclusive Economic Zone was more just a perfunctory action, writes Premvir Das

Politicians are prickly when in power — they always have been and always will be.

But this cannot be an excuse for holding back. Companies must speak up, they owe it to the future generations, argues Amit Tandon

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“Delhi’s hospitals are overwhelmed; 25,000 patients are coming in daily.”

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

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First Published: Tue, April 20 2021. 06:10 IST
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