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Google searches can predict future stock market crash: Research

They suggest that this method could be applied to help identify warning signs in search data before a range of real world events

Govt plans to introduce 'corporate data management' scheme

The proposal, being initiated by the Corporate Affairs Ministry, could also help to usher in 'more objectivity and transparency' in reporting

Odisha's revenue dips 4% in Apr-May

Mining royalty fell sharply to Rs 677 cr from Rs 936 cr causing the state's non-tax revenue to slide 21%

SEZ loses business to DTA on unfavourable gold import policy

Jewellers seek relaxation in 80:20 rule which favours business from DTA

No clusters in Mumbai sans civic bodies' study: Bombay HC

Congress-NCP government may not launch clusters before poll code of conduct

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Arun Jaitley

Will the govt hit its stake sale target this time?

Even though the past record has been dismal, experts are gung-ho about not just meeting the target but also surpassing it

'No bar on utilisation of SHIS for the import of second-hand capital goods'

Foreign Trade Policy does not specifically deal with such a situation. The normal rule of interpretation is that any ambiguity in a beneficial ...

What Sinha had to say about Sebi being called a dragon

'here are instances where Sebi was called an activist, now we are called a Dragon'

India stuck low on UN development index

Shows insignificant improvement and is way behind other emerging nations

High costs leave little for defence equipment

The army's payroll of Rs 65,808 crore this year will consume almost 60 per cent of its entire budget, leaving just one-third that amount for new ...

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Waiting for recovery

Early corporate results suggest demand is still weak

After 2015

Start thinking of new development indicators

The numbers add up

A relook at P Chidambaram's legacy as finance minister

No spectrum solution

New guidelines will not permit real spectrum sharing

No patchwork reform

Labour law overhaul must happen at the Centre

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Shyam Ponappa: Extractive charges on spectrum and petroleum
Shyam Ponappa

The author examines whether government levies on these critical inputs are beneficial or detrimental

Barun Roy: A sequel to Hong Kong?
Barun Roy

Recent efforts to promote trade and tourism between China and Taiwan show the latter's risk factor as a flashpoint is no longer acute

Arvind Panagariya: India must call the US' bluff on patents
Arvind Panagariya

The recent US-India friction over trade is being driven by Big Pharma

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Saving PPP projects
Jyoti Mukul

Flexibility in terms and conditions could preserve contract sanctity

Soumitra Dutta

India's competitive edge is less sharp: Soumitra Dutta

Interview with Dean, Johnson Cornell University

Somasekhar Sundaresan

Some existential questions for Indian tribunals
Somasekhar Sundaresan

Retired judges who join tribunals are at the mercy of civil servants in the administrative ministries for policy governing their day-to-day ...

Gift of property need not be handed over
M J Antony

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal


Why GAAR spooks corporate India

Trust deficit between taxpayers and tax administrators is the key factor that makes GAAR a non-starter


Need debate on the time required to be GAAR-ready: Rajiv Memani

Interview with CEO & country managing partner, EY India

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Economic Indicators

YoY (In %) Current Qtr Ago Yr Ago
Inflation (30/04) 5.20 6.16 4.77
IIP (31/03) -0.50 -0.20 3.51
GDP (31/12) 4.70 4.80 4.70
CPI (30/04) 8.59 9.87 9.39
CRR (29/01) 4.00 4.75 5.50
Bank rate (02/05) 9.00 9.00 8.50