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The right to be forgotten
Ajit Balakrishnan

On the new dimensions in the battle for online privacy

Payment banks - Spot the difference
Madan Sabnavis

With post office deposits and Jan Dhan already in place, is there really place for yet another institution for banking inclusion?

Constructive lessons from a destructive cyclone
E A S Sarma

The damage caused by Hudhud in Visakhapatnam underlines need for govt to follow some basic disaster management and environmental rules

The Narendra Modi sweepstakes
Shreekant Sambrani

With the fresh mandates, Mr Modi would be expected to deliver miracles. But that is for another day

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Forward and back

Reform for LPG, but coal order ignores need for regulation

Banks or farmers?

Worrying implications of a judgment on sugar

Robert Cyran

Singular horsepower
Robert Cyran


Apple's new, new things overshadowed by old thing

Una Galani

Voting for business
Una Galani


Hong Kong tycoons can be part of protest solution

Richard Beales

Fast data, slow math
Richard Beales


Spreadsheet bungles alive and well in high finance

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Non-news goes viral

Before the government could announce its decision to pass an Ordinance on auctioning coal blocks news went viral that coal had been ...

Powerless in UP

Uttar Pradesh's much-discussed power crisis caused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav some embarrassment in the secretariat block on ...

Defensive bets

Surging equity markets have drawn out new kinds of people to the trading floor, housewives and young professionals the most prominent among ...

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Letters: Payment banks can work

This refers to "Payment banks: Spot the difference" (October 21) by Madan Sabnavis in which he argued against the utility of payment banks in ...

Letters: Modi's Achilles heel?

Apropos Shreekant Sambrani's column "The Narendra Modi sweepstakes" (Et Cetera, October 21), three attributes have contributed to Narendra ...

Letters: Centre versus the state

This refers to the editorial "Lessons from two states" (October 20). Although a national party would like to establish itself at the state level ...

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Child labour

Grey laws woe for child labour

Seventy per cent of child labour violations take place in the agriculture sector

Family firms focus on business sustainability
Asish K Bhattacharyya

Succession planning, sibling rivalry and dispute among family members can lead to difficult situations

Any misrepresentation in prospectus is treated as fraud

Even as the action moves to the Securities Appellate Tribunal in the case involving the capital market regulator putting a ban on DLF Ltd and ...

More SC rules on bouncing cheques
M J Antony

While disposing of a batch of cheque bounce appeals with a 14-year history, the Supreme Court last week set forth six more guidelines to speed ...

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When a huge discount is not anti-competitive

Allegations of predatory pricing may not hold ground in the high-pitch turf battle for consumers' pocket between e-tail and retail

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We want 250 obsolete laws to be repealed: A P Shah

Interview with Chairman, Law Commission of India

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Diesel deregulation impact: WPI to fall 30 bps

Lower fuel subsidy payouts might restrict gross fiscal deficit in FY15

Idea's Q2 gets boost from higher data volumes

Numbers beat Street expectations and would have been even better but for the dip in voice ARPUs

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