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Now for the hard part
Rajeev Malik

Raghuram Rajan has work to do, in order to broaden and cement his legacy

The day nothing happened
Ajai Shukla

India has victories, brave deeds and valorous soldiers who deserve celebration

CCI spares a thought for car owners
Avirup Bose

Its ruling on anti-competitive practices of car makers will go a long way in reducing exploitation to which consumers are subject

The revenge of brick-and-mortar retail
Alokananda Chakraborty

Traditional retail's new mantra: first mess up the stores and then spook buyers

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The next 265 days

Govt starts with energy, but has no grand strategy

Europe, again

This time, even Germany is slowing

Ian Campbell

Prescient lemmings
Ian Campbell

Gold's geopolitical ledge won't hold up

Peter Thal Larsen

Free to lose
Peter Thal Larsen

Democracy snub leaves Hong Kong only bad choices

Swaha Pattanaik

Swaha Pattanaik

Falling euro squeezes Swiss, Swedish central banks

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Electric effect

At the curtain-raiser of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit held at Delhi's Taj Palace hotel recently, the representative of a Chinese company stood up ...

Educated joke

At a hackers' conference in the capital last week, attended by droves of ethical hackers in the audience, a speaker was explaining how most ...

Congress hatao

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah had been talking about wiping out the Congress from ...

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Letters: A new path for CBI

Apropos the editorial "A wayward path" (September 2), the founder-director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) D P Kohli had exhorted ...

Letters: Bring CBI to book

The editorial "A wayward path" (September 2) is an apt description of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)'s total lack of professionalism ...

Letters: Nuclear power concerns

This refers to the report "Japan commits $35 bn investment in India" (September 2). India was expecting to clinch a nuclear deal for power ...

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Getting ready for the boardroom

As deadlines to meet the Companies Act and Sebi norms on board composition near, women aspirants prepare to play greater roles

Arun Duggal

The goal is to make women directors effective: Arun Duggal

Interview with Chairman, Shriram Capital

Asish K Bhattacharyya

Related party transactions - scepticism all around
Asish K Bhattacharyya

In the new regime, the controlling shareholder has to build a strong relationship of trust with minority shareholders

Customs relief for hospital equipment
M J Antony

The Supreme Court has clarified that a diagnostic centre, clinic or maternity home functioning in the premises of a hospital is also eligible ...


In search of a fine balance

As the Centre overhauls labour laws, it's vital to ensure businesses and workers do not take each other for granted

Time to move forward with a new GST model
Sukumar Mukhopadhyay

At the state level, it will be an amalgamation of sales tax and some existing state taxes

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Big opportunities opening up for Cipla

The launch of anti-asthma metered dose inhalers in Germany and Sweden boosted market sentiments over future launches in bigger markets

Launches key to Nestle's fortunes

Market has cheered company's renewed aggression on innovations and launches; current valuation could limit upside

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