Do improvements in some economic indicators and in goods and services tax collections for October presage a revival? Two pieces on the opinion pages today show why this may not be the case. Kanika Datta sums up the views.
Even as economic indicators and tax receipts improve, evidence of stress is appearing too, writes Neelkanth Mishra. Read it here
The goods and services tax (GST) collection has crossed the Rs 1 trillion mark in October but it is still too early to suggest an economic revival.
The lead edit explains why here
Venture capitalists and entrepreneurs will need to rethink their exit strategies if the slew of antitrust cases against the Big Four put significant curbs on Big Tech, writes Prosenjit Datta. Read it here
By taking the Ordinance route to set up an umbrella commission to deal with pollution in the National Capital Region and its adjoining states, the Centre has displayed a sense of urgency in tackling this menace. But its success depends on how well it handles a challenging and interlocking agenda, says the second edit. Read it here
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