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How Mr Modi has outplayed the media
Rahul Jacob

From a ruling party's perspective, the BJP is in a sweet spot; editorial independence and analytical coverage of governance is rapidly declining

The right questions
Abheek Barua

A response to the 28 economists defending the employment guarantee scheme

Surprise on the steppes
Barun Roy

Myanmar, South Korea and Malaysia have all tried, but the only virgin city that has taken off beyond all expectations is Astana

Learning to love China's new superbank
William Pesek

The US shouldn't just support China's $50-billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, but seek to join it

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Keeping its word

India should not be seen as disrespecting treaties

Against inflation

Government's positive changes to foodgrain policy

Robert Cyran

Not there yet
Robert Cyran


Facebook's ambition only real threat to success

Neil Unmack

End of the sugar rush
Neil Unmack


Sanofi creates toxic combination for investors

Reynolds Holding

International Troll Commission
Reynolds Holding


Google makes US trade arbiter look patently daft

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Power moves in Vidhan Bhavan

Predictably, the nomination of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra's next chief minister has seen ministerial hopefuls rushing to his office to pay ...

Flap over flip-flops

Normally, the police announce rewards for information on absconding dacoits, hard-core criminals and goons. But in a strange and interesting ...

Lima Syndrome in Bhopal

Soon after the incident (refer to the piece above), one of the thieves, who may have developed a type of Lima Syndrome - in which criminals ...

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Letters: Fine-tuning the laws

This refers to Y G Chouksey's letter "Don't reject labour laws" (October 29) on Shyamal Majumdar's column "Can Modi sweep out inspectors?" ...

Letters: Generic drugs to the fore

Apropos D G Shah's article "Why drug pricing policies can be injurious to health" (October 29), whenever the prices of certain drugs are ...

Letters: Classifying black money

This refers to the report "Reveal entire black money list: SC to govt" (October 29). The Supreme Court's order to the government to disclose all ...

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Why one-person firms are popular

Though these are early days, the government will have to raise awareness of the benefits of such companies

Coal mining ordinance: Turning crisis into an opportunity
Jyoti Mukul

Within two days of the Union Cabinet deciding to bring in an ordinance to handle the situation arising out of the Supreme Court order annulling ...

Indirect transfer - not just an Indian phenomenon
Mukesh Butani

To some extent, the AP High Court has settled the debate in favour of the taxpayer in the case of Sanofi

Directors in the dock when cheque bounces
M J Antony

A weekly selection of key court orders

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Grey laws woe for child labour

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

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Family firms focus on business sustainability
Asish K Bhattacharyya

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

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Tech Mahindra in big league with 5.2% dollar sales growth in Q2

Deal wins and improved client mining drive revenues, margins expand on improved utilisation

Dr Reddy's: Price erosion in US, rouble devaluation impact sales growth

H2 expected to be better on back of launches, limited competition

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