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Paying the price
T N Ninan

Just as scandals of UPA-I ruined UPA-II, the corporate overreach & governance failures of the go-go years are now extracting a terrible price

Democracy in distress - II
Deepak Lal

The long, uneasy route from representative to constitutional democracy

Easter at Kythera
Sunanda K Datta-Ray

Once the crossroads of merchants and mariners, Kythera picks up every global whisper about Greece's trembling fortunes

Repeating the mistake of 1984
Devangshu Datta

The nation has paid multiple times over for the condoning of the mass murders in 1984

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Zero tolerance

Govt should prevent construction of illegal floors and buildings

A new hope

New climate report means big changes to future agreements

Jeffrey Goldfarb

Afraid of its shadow
Jeffrey Goldfarb

Blackstone leaves a trail of money to follow

Neil Unmack

End of a stigma
Neil Unmack

Securitisation reboot is harder than it sounds

Robert Cyran

Smaller blue
Robert Cyran

Top line shrinkage catches up with IBM

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Same difference

Every morning journalists are sent a message on their Twitter handles allegedly exposing "lies" and "claims" of Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ...

NaMo redefined

NaMo is now a popular acronym for Narendra Modi. But Ramesh Naidu of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has come out with his own definition for NaMo. ...

The 'other' lady of Tamil Nadu

The exigencies of translating from Hindi to Tamil caused an amusing mix-up during Narendra Modi's speech at a rally in Erode. He said, "Sorry to ...

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Letters: Bernanke's message

This refers to the editorial "Monetary sovereignty" (April 17). Ben Bernanke's observation that we need to put our house in order is correct. ...

Letters: Two sides of a PM?

This refers to A K Bhattacharya's column "The PMO and the PM" (New Delhi Diary, April 16). When a journalist and a former coal secretary both ...

Letters: Add FDI to the list

This refers to the editorial "Trouble with Asean" (April 16). Indonesia and Thailand have contended against the federalist aspect of the foreign ...

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India plays catch-up game

destination for International arbitration

For banks, ALM as big a problem as NPA

Sorting out take-out financing could help counter the double whammy of asset liability mismatch and non-performing assets

Late objection to arbitration invalid
M J Antony

If a party to an agreement joins arbitration proceedings without raising objections, it cannot question the jurisdiction of the arbitration ...

Corporate guarantee need not be intra-group service
Vijay Iyer

ITAT ruling on Bharti Airtel has provided the much-needed guidance on transfer pricing


In Sahara case, law itself has been victimised
Somasekhar Sundaresan

Sahara represents the ultimate test of the conflict between the rule of law and dispensation of justice

RBI should curb rise in rupee
TNC Rajagopalan

The February 2014 export figures show a decline of 3.7 per cent in dollar terms over a year, raising apprehension that rising costs have eroded ...

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RIL exits FY14 on weak note, profit after tax rises 4.7%

Shale gas gains and higher gas prices may trigger earnings upgrade in FY15

Earnings upgrade cycle for HCL Technologies to continue

Broad-based growth across service lines to boost revenue growth

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