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Kanika Datta 

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The Modi government is elated over the steady improvement in the collection of the Goods and Service Tax. It is seen as providing a revenue cushion to government finances and as signs of an economic recovery. But, argues A K Bhattacharya, these perceptions may not be entirely justified. He explains why here

In other views:

The top edit points out that markets will have to adjust to tighter financial conditions in the coming months, which could lead to a correction in valuations. Read it here

The second edit says the production of biomedical waste has greatly expanded since the outbreak of Covid-19 but the guidelines for handling it are followed mostly in the breach. Read it here

R Gopalakrishnan examines whether the professional CEO can be entrepreneurial and vice versa. Read it here

“Because of neglect of Dalits, backwards, farmers, unemployed, youth as well as small traders, I resign from the cabinet of Uttar Pradesh”
Swami Prasad Maurya, UP cabinet minister, who joined the Samajwadi Party

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First Published: Wed, January 12 2022. 06:30 IST