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  • Are we creeping back to controls on corporate decision making?

    22-02-2018 05:59:00

    The I-T department's reasoning for this extraordinary ruling: That discounts are being used to create huge intangible assets for the company and therefore constitute capital expenditure

  • Balancing the costs of gender equity

    08-02-2018 05:57:00

    Incentivising women to join the workforce is less the problem than incentivising companies to hire them

  • India as a 'business partner'

    24-01-2018 22:42:00

    Two prominent incidents in the past six months highlight the unanticipated risks associated for a foreign investor in India

  • Interlude in Davos

    10-01-2018 22:38:00

    Public memory is short, but Mr Modi's early days as prime minister stood out for the frequency of his foreign travels

  • Star power in politics

    05-01-2018 23:20:00

    Corruption, the plight of the common man, the triumph of good versus evil are central concerns for the rest of India too, and most actors have played the Superman/crusader role in their heyday

  • Catching up with sexual harassment

    13-12-2017 22:42:00

    In India, 70 per cent of women said they did not complain for fear of reprisals, according to a survey this year by the Indian Bar Association

  • From Keeler to #metoo

    08-12-2017 23:42:00

    #metoo owes something to the model at heart of the Profumo affair and and her son's acknowledgement of it

  • War of words over 'Pocahontas'

    02-12-2017 03:38:00

    Pocahontas is a racial slur on several levels

  • The trouble with a 'people's car'

    29-11-2017 22:42:00

    From 2012, Nano's sales shifted steadily down to hit a little over 1,500 in May to October of the current fiscal year

  • SHe said, #metoo

    15-11-2017 23:11:00

    A system that lacks confidentiality and due process could well encourage the filing of false accusations by those who simply have a grudge against their boss

  • Doing Business is skin deep

    01-11-2017 22:42:00

    Foreign investment patterns are a reasonably good proxy for the way Indian business invests

  • Mr Modi by the book (and the comic)

    18-10-2017 22:42:00

    No fan has felt compelled to write about Mr Modi and demonetisation, the biggest such exercise in the world and the most significant policy decision of his regime

  • The public discourse is a-changin'

    04-10-2017 22:42:00

    Mr Sinha's plain-speak echoed what apolitical economic commentators had been suggesting for months

  • A knee for bigotry

    30-09-2017 00:36:00

    70% of the NFL's players are black men and 98% of the owners are white

  • Ease of doing MSME business

    20-09-2017 22:42:00

    The problems of India's MSMEs represent in miniature the problems of business in general