Best of BS Opinion: Transparent pricing, doubling down on sedition & more

Here is the best of Business Standard's opinion pieces for today

fuel, prices, petrol, diesel, dealer, oil, crude

Kanika Datta

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Here’s a conundrum: Indian motorists paid over Rs 100 a litre for diesel in June 2022 when international rates were at $170 a barrel, and continue paying the same now when global rates have halved. What explains this anomaly? The top edit examines the state-owned oil marketing companies' pricing mechanisms and what they mean for consumers and potential investors. Read it here

In other views:
R Jagannathan points out that politicians are using taxpayer funds to get elected, making a low-tax regime difficult. Read it here
Harsh V Pant and Aditya Gowdara Shivamurthy says Nepalese Prime Minister Prachanda’s visit to India underscore their convergence. Read it here
The second edit argues that the Law Commission’s recommendations on sedition contradict the spirit of democracy. Read it here


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‘While there are two views in the party over the allegations and demands of the wrestlers, there is no dispute over the assessment that it has hurt us badly in perception’

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First Published: Jun 7 2023 | 6:30 AM IST

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