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A land of megapolises?
Ashok Lahiri

A lesson from China's urbanisation - cities belong to more than their residents

India going overboard in efforts to woo China?
Anand Kumar

India should go slow on its attempts to improve its relationship with China as latter’s interests are no longer limited to protecting its shores

How IPO rules are linked to job creation
Mohandas Pai & Praveen Chakravarty

The current regulatory framework for IPOs is incompatible with today’s venture capital-backed start-ups. It’s time we removed these hurdles

Long way ahead of microfinance
Subir Roy

Financial inclusion is still a long way off and ensuring everyone has at least a simple bank account is merely a first step

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Shrinking the Centre

Why no changes to Delhi ministries even after devolution?

Shanghai's shock fall

China's government has been talking up its markets

Robert Cyran & Richard Beales

Everything has a cost
Robert Cyran & Richard Beales


Corporate divorce expenses matter beyond activism

Edward Hadas

The people factor
Edward Hadas


Immigration is crucial to euro zone's fortunes

Una Galani

A line in the Samsung
Una Galani


Samsung succession game puts investors to the test

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Work more, talk less

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj believes the best way to get noticed is by not drawing attention. At a press meet organised to celebrate ...

Why 'Make in India'?

Addressing a seminar organised in New Delhi by the Vivekananda International Foundation, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar gave an unassailable ...

Dial a quote

Now, if the advertising managers in some companies had the moolah they needed to buy advertising space in newspapers to support their messages, ...

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Letters: Law of the land

This refers to Ashok Lahiri's article "A land of megapolises?" (June 3). With the coming to power of the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi, ...

Letters: The tension over pension

Apropos the report "Govt committed to roll out OROP, says Modi", (May 31), the debate on the "one rank, one pension" (OROP) scheme has become ...

Letters: Pension for every sector

This refers to the article "The path to ageing with dignity" (BS Weekend, May 30), which poignantly highlights the plight of the elderly, who ...

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Getting insider trading norms right

New Sebi guidelines seek customised codes of conduct, doing away with a tick-the-box approach

Tax terrorism can be reduced if FM is serious

Despite finance minister's assurance, tax officials seem reluctant to take steps for tackling issues at stake

Tax relief for housing projects with shops

The tax authorities appealed against each of the high court judgment to the Supreme Court

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Decoding the mystery of falling company registrations

In 2014-15, about 64,000 enterprises got registered, a drop of 35%

New child labour norms leave many dissatisfied

69.5% of child labour in India are employed in the agriculture sector

Tax residency of companies

New rule leaves room for discretion in determining whether a foreign company can be said to be resident in India

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Auto sector: Earnings downgrades begin on rain forecast

Passenger vehicles likely to report robust growth in FY16; tractor and two-wheelers to struggle

Street gives thumbs-up to Emami-Kesh King deal

Inexpensive valuations, healthy margins key positives

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