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Best of BS Opinion: Restore data credibility, Indo-US ties, and more

If there are agitations for reservations in government jobs, why aren’t there any agitation for good jobs in general? Or against the rise of contractual labour that compromises job security for those who have jobs? How should ayurveda be packaged and exported to the outside world? Alokananda Chakraborty sums up. The NSC Bill does not go far enough, argues our top edit.

The National Statistical Commission should be independent and autonomous so that there is no longer any suspicion that inconvenient statistics are being concealed. Click here to read… Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s statements that Indians have nothing to fear from the National Population Register and that there is no link with the National Register of Citizens are misleading on several levels, argues our second edit. Read on… Questions over India’s democratic stability and economic upturn will weigh on its ties with the US in 2020, writes Anita Inder Singh. Click here to read… Slowing growth and joblessness can impoverish us. They can be a catalyst for change but they are not sufficiently potent to morph into political agitations, writes Mahesh Vyas, CMD, CMIE. Read on… With the whole world turning to natural products, the time for its rebirth is just right, writes independent brand coach Ambi Parameswaran. Read on… “I didn’t do it to save the climate, I did it to save my child” Greta Thunberg’s father Svante on why he started supporting Greta’s initiatives after initially opposing her climate activism

Source: Business Standard