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The Modi-Abe connection
Harsh V Pant

Can the two nationalistic prime ministers completely rework the India-Japan relationship?

Protests in Macau predict China's future
William Pesek

Macau, the tiny island-state on China's south coast that serves as Asia's Las Vegas

Many twists and turns in Bihar
Satyavrat Mishra

The RJD-JD(U)-Congress's stellar show in the by-polls is a wake-up call for NDA govt

R Gandhi

What is shadow banking?
R Gandhi

In advanced economies where financial system is more matured, the form of shadow banking is more of risk transformation via securitisation

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From literacy to numeracy

Teaching finance and economics in schools

Lure of lucre

Public-sector banks need robust rewards and penalties

Ethan Bilby

Striking at spares
Ethan Bilby

Emerging market watchdogs could dent car industry

Robert Cole

The three Rs
Robert Cole

Agenda for Tesco CEO: price cuts, board & UK

Christopher Swann

Out of the Woods
Christopher Swann

Bland Lagarde will escape the Bretton Woods curse

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Good days for promotion

The promised achhe din or better days are here for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)-inspired publications Organiser and Panchjanya. The two ...

Birthday bump?

According to Press Trust of India reports, a Delhi trial court on Thursday fixed December 9 as the next date of hearing for the case related to ...

Image management

It is well established that the current government is extremely conscious of its media image. So much so that press officers attached to all ...

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Letters: Look beyond privatisation

A K Bhattacharya's column "Double trouble for PSUs" (Raisina Hill, August 25) touches on the privatisation of public sector undertakings (PSUs). ...

Letters: Battling the ISIS plague

This refers to Claude Smadja's article "ISIS' clear and present danger" (August 28). Iraq has a long tradition of allowing religious, cultural ...

Letters: Derivatives - The other side

This refers to Praveen Chakravarty & T V Somanathan's article "Why derivatives are a Pyrrhic triumph for our equity markets" (July 21) and ...

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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

SC restarts 20-year-old arbitration
M J Antony

In a dispute in which arbitration proceedings had not commenced for two decades, the Supreme Court has ruled that the court has the power to ...

Exim Matters: Can govt fights be kept out of court?
TNC Rajagopalan

Last week, the Union law ministry asked various ministries not to take their quarrels to courts but resolve these amicably through empowered ...

Making exits viable
Jyoti Mukul

Only after a public-private project is commissioned and established should a company be allowed to exit

WATCHTOWER: Making India a centre for arbitration

The Law Commission of India has proposed radical overhaul of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996, in an effort to make India a hub for ...

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DLF: Legal woes compound weak sales, high debt issues

Momentum in festive season launches the key factor to watch

Cairn India: Upsides capped

Limited uptick in near-term production, lower crude prices and fund allocation concerns loom

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