Best of BS Opinion: The ‘gifts’ debate, the path to science, and more


Here is the best of Trade standardSaturday’s opinion pieces.

On the gifts debate, TN Ninan in his weekly column, notes that getting the Supreme Court to issue an edict, or parliament to pass a law, is not a solution – the Fiscal Responsibility Act, for example, has not worked. Read here

The very expression of disbelief in the integrity and independence of the investigative system ultimately leads to the loss of integrity and independence of that system, writes Mihir S Sharma

Kumar Abishek reviews India’s scientific and technological progress since independence. Read here

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Housing unit rental taxable only when rented to a commercial entity.

No GST when rented to an individual for personal use.

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