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Pay hike cheer for govt employees

Basic salary, pension to increase 2.5 times; Cabinet defers decision on allowances

Related: Budget has adequate pay panel provision: Ashok Lavasa

Shot in the arm for consumption stocks

Car & bike makers eye a bonanza



How EU overreach pushed Britain out

Martin Feldstein

The bloc's policies reinforced the difference between market-oriented British govts and many EU countries that have traditions of socialism

The ramifications of Brexit

A V Rajwade

It will likely put brakes on the UK's growth prospects and hamper London's position as a premier international financial services market


RBI's warning signal

Stressed assets still a big problem for banks

Obligations sans rights

India's MTCR membership has few new benefits




Do Central Government employees deserve the near-25 per cent pay hike approved by the cabinet?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Can't Say


The distribution gridlock

New Ulips still not ideal investment tools

They suffer from the problem of mixing investment with insurance; also, lesser choices compared to MFs


Image via Shutterstock

Smartphone users trading privacy for new apps: Norton study

The survey was conducted across 14 cities in India with 1,005 smartphone and tablet users aged 16 and above

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