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Irrational expectations
Nitin Desai

Reviving growth may take longer than investors - domestic and foreign - expect

In defence of Manmohan Singh
Rahul Jacob

The compulsions of politics have weakened the resolve of many prime ministers. Dr Singh is no exception

Media & the arm's length rule
Barun Roy

Why a commercial tidal wave is threatening to swamp the news in the fast-changing Indian media scene

The Third World's drinking problem
Asit K Biswas & Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

International organisations recognise the impending shortage of potable water but their approach is entirely wrong

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Monetary sovereignty

Lessons from Ben Bernanke's exchange with Raghuram Rajan

Toffee and land

Mr Gandhi shouldn't confuse cronyism and pro-business policies

Robert Cole & Una Galani

Risky whisky
Robert Cole & Una Galani


Diageo throws money at Indian empire-building

John Foley

Development pains
John Foley


China's 7.4% growth just enough to save face

Christopher Swann

How to lose friends
Christopher Swann


US stalls IMF reforms at risk of own ambitions

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'Show the ink, see prices sink'

In a bid to encourage the people of Bangalore to exercise their franchise in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, Bangalore's Sankara Eye Hospital, ...

In Modi's name

Member of Parliament (MP) and former Union minister Ramesh Bais initially concentrated his election campaign asking for votes in the name of ...

Vote, then drink

A leading real estate firm in Bangalore is offering free wine on the 30th or top floor of the World Trade Centre, which houses a premium lounge. ...

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Lettes: RBI and GOI

This refers to the report "Jalan bats for better govt-central bank ties and flexible policy-making" (April 15). One can see clearly that Bimal ...

Lettes: Modi's turn?

It could be a coincidence that P V Narasimha Rao, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Indira Gandhi, all Brahmins, inherited the political astuteness ...

Lettes: Where Singh went wrong

Apropos the controversy over Sanjaya Baru's book The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh, one has to say that ...

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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

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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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Inflation unlikely to moderate significantly in 2014-15

RBI might retain rates at current levels, upside risks to inflation rise

Infosys' struggle with growth continues

Revenue growth to continue to face challenges due to weak repeat business and new deal wins

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