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Best of BS Opinion: Towards net zero, banking accountability, and more

Here are the best of BS Opinion pieces of the day

BS Opinion | Climate Change | Banking sector

Kanika Datta 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his British counterpart Boris Johnson during the UN Climate Change Conference COP26, in Glasgow | Photo: AP/PTI

The veracity of Narendra Modi’s surprise announcement in Glasgow of a “net zero” target by 2070 may be too far in the future to assess but the scaling up of the 2030 targets has greater implications for the and poses challenges for sectoral investment regimes and climate diplomacy in the years ahead, says the top edit. Read it here

In other views:

R Jagannathan argues that the transformational nature of Narendra Modi’s ‘socio-nomics’ is becoming hard to ignore.

Read it here

The second edit points out that the arrest of former State Bank of India Chairman Pratip Chaudhuri over a decision he took when in office raises concerns about the long arm of vigilance and state-level enforcement agencies. Read it here

Harsh V Pant and Shashank Mattoo assess the impact of the hectic summitry in the Indo-Pacific in the context of India’s rising ambitions. Read it here


“India is a vast and competitive market for crypto due to the massive population who are now following this closely”

Vincent Lau, Managing Director of International Operations at Huobi Global to Business Standard

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First Published: Wed, November 03 2021. 06:30 IST