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The audacity of hope?
T N Ninan

Among dozens of announcements made by Modi govt, the most audacious, is the plan to install 100,000 Mw of solar power generating capacity

The two phases of JLN
T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan

Historians ought to examine the pre-1947 Nehru independently of the post-1947 one

Black money and black holes
Sunanda K Datta-Ray

Instead of chasing chimeras or politically motivated witch-hunts, we need to focus on the phenomenon of black money

Dense urban living at Jadavpur
Subir Roy

Notions of what kind of city development works have changed in recent times and I have realised functionality matters more than smart looks

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Running out of airwaves

Spectrum crisis needs government attention

India's secondary sex

Poor gender equality militates against economic growth

Andy Mukherjee

Last samurai
Andy Mukherjee

Japan's bulked-up bazooka is last chance for QE

John Foley

Grin and bear it
John Foley

APEC summit shows value of calm and platitudes

Una Galani

Not so fast
Una Galani

Samsung looks stuck in a dynastic value trap

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'Unlisted' ministers

Some ministers and senior officials in the Narendra Modi government have taken to using unlisted mobile phone numbers. As a result, they seldom ...

Tweet success

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's affinity for social media and the new government's push to adopt it seems to have paid off. This week, the Press ...

Staffers stream in

The current government's extreme focus on social media has also transformed PIB. From sending occasional updates to journalists, it is now ...

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Letters: Black money sources

After much vacillation, the Narendra Modi-led government, on being rapped by the Supreme Court, finally submitted a list of 627 account holders ...

Letters: BJP keeps its word

This refers to the report "SIT given black money list, asked to act on it" (October 29). Irrespective of the Centre submitting the entire list ...

Letters: BP's KG-D6 dilemma

Apropos the report "BP writes down $770-mn of KG block value" (October 29), it seems that BP has related the write-down of its 30 per cent stake ...

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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


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

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M&M: Weak tractor sales mar Q2 performance

Operating margins down 230 basis points q-o-q on higher employee costs and other expenses

ITC: Pricing gains offset cigarettes volume decline

Analysts expect volume pressure to continue; profit growth likely to be intact

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