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Corruption and Indian democracy
Ashok Lahiri

Democracy is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for rooting out corruption

For a 'just' cause
M J Antony

Motor vehicles accident tribunals are quite tight-fisted when the claim of a widow, children or dependents is decided

What's the new ETA for acche din?
Subir Roy

What the government can and is already seeking to do is improve the ease of doing business and facilitate investment in infrastructure

Global debt - An ailment with few cures
Peter Eavis

Greece needs far easier money than the rest of Europe and it can’t get it because it is locked in with the rest of Europe

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No distinction between FDI and FII a dampener for insurance sector

While raising the foreign investment limit, the government clubbed FDI and FII flows

Govt should leave airfares to mark

Air travel is not a poor man's necessity and it is no business of the government to fix fares

Peter Thal Larsen

Taking stock
Peter Thal Larsen

Chinese stock markets need more than lip service

Martin Langfield

Do over
Martin Langfield

Brazil needs Dilma 2.0 to shine on US visit

Neil Unmack

Neil Unmack

KKR debt fund hitches ride on Italian reforms

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Grexit schmexit

Muted markets validate EU hardball with Athens

Gods to the rescue

The compulsory helmet rule for two-wheeler riders comes into force in Tamil Nadu from today. The Regional Transport Office (RTO) in Madurai has ...

Return of jungle raj

At a news conference after taking oath in February, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had stressed his priority was "good governance". "I will ...

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Letters: Solar impulse

Apropos the article "All that glitters is not solar" (June 24), the writer is rightly concerned about India's solar photovoltaic (PV) investment ...

Letters: Banking blues

Apropos the editorial "The NPA millstone" (June 30), restructuring of banks, both financially and organisationally, will go a long way in ...

Letters: Educational objective

Apropos the article " Educational re-alignments" (June 29), I agree with the writer. Our education system encourages producing on paper whatever ...

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Due diligence vital for start-ups

Sebi norms for listing of these entities require minimal disclosures and compliance

Why NGOs are ending up on the wrong side of the law

Experts say most such NGOs are on a sticky wicket when it comes to compliance with various provisions governing them

Courts can skip empty formalities: SC

It is a basic principle of law that no action shall be taken without providing a hearing to the affected party. This principle, called the law ...


Dealing with write-downs

The challenge for auditors is to ensure impairment charges are recorded in a timely manner, while for companies it is important to convey to ...


Making company registration easy

The government introduced a new registration form INC-29 - which combined seven different forms into one - on May 1 this year as part of its ...

IT raids: Assessee's rights limited

Before launching an income tax search and seizure, it is not necessary for the authorities to allow the assessee to inspect documents to verify ...

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SBI: Asset quality to improve further in FY16

Street expects gross NPAs and net NPAs to increase by FY17

Strong triggers ahead for Torrent Pharma

Upside from generic launches in the US and Indian operations expected to boost financials

Have Your Say

Does the Shiv Sena's call for dropping the words 'secular' and 'socialist' from the preamble to the Constitution of India betray a Hindutva agenda?

Does the Shiv Sena's call for dropping the words 'secular' and 'socialist' from the preamble to the Constitution of India betray a Hindutva agenda?

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