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AIIB and global governance
Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

The new bank is a critical element of China's 'one belt, one road' strategy, made up of the Silk Road Economic Belt connecting it to Europe and ...

Towards an Indian GST regime
A K Bhattacharya

Make no mistake about it. What India is likely to get, if its politicians agree to the idea finally, will be a sui generis version of an Indian ...

Saving the readership survey
Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

Indian publishers are denouncing readership data for the wrong reasons. This would harm the country's robust print business in the long term

Deutsche Bank 'baby steps' overhaul disappoints investors
Elena Logutenkova, Shane Strowmatt & Ambereen Choudhury

Executives stopped short of a more radical overhaul that would have seen an exit from consumer banking

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Waiting for action

The Indian market looks like it has run out of steam

Saving the railways

Report on the railway Budget shines, but also falters

Robert Cyran

Cash machine
Robert Cyran

Huge Apple payouts play catch-up with China growth

Edward Hadas

The school of hard knocks
Edward Hadas

Varoufakis finds economics PhD gives little wisdom

John Foley

Forged in froth
John Foley

China's frothy markets churn up funding opportunity

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Love angle

Of the million comments on net neutrality that the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) received and uploaded on its website, one took ...

Connecting with farmers

He had promised that his fight against the Narendra Modi government on the proposed land reforms would become "much bigger". So, after trekking ...

Alive and kicking

When the media asked him to come back from oblivion and join active politics during a recent visit to Gujarat, former Bharatiya Janata Party ...

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Letters: Planting a solution

This refers to Sunita Narain's column "Planting trees for development" (Down to Earth, April 26). After independence, India took to Vanamahotsav ...

Letters: Lessons from a tragedy

This refers to the editorial "Preparing for tragedies" (April 27). While the Himalayan nation is engaged in the rescue operation on a war ...

Letters: There's a lot in a name

This refers to the report "Mamata renames six cities" (April 24). The news that six cites will be renamed shows the total misapplication of ...

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Liberalising legal services

A divided industry does not augur well for India's efforts to emerge as regional hub for legal services

Wake up call for justice delivery

Based on data computed as of June last year, India ranks ahead of only of Timor-Leste, Bangladesh and Angola

10 things to watch out for in GST Bill

The Constitution does not provide for a parallel levy of indirect taxes by the Centre and states, a pre-requisite for the roll-out of goods and ...

Customs rule on handling charges illegal

A weekly selection of key court orders


Indian taxmen beat the world

No other country has mandated disclosure of foreign travel; govt's promise of review being watched keenly


Will the corporate governance structure change?

Stringent rules for independent directors in state-run banks and insurance companies

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Idea Cellular: Volume growth boosts show

However, voice realisations have fallen steeply due to competitive pressures leading to a fall in ARPM

Godrej Consumer: Core performance healthy

While currency moves have hit sales growth, in constant currency terms the trends remain positive

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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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