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The potential of opening up Iran
Uday Abhyankar

The possibility of a deal between Iran and the world on its nuclear programme has some perils but much promise for India

India's private investment puzzle
M Suresh Babu

Firms will use cash flows to reduce debt rather than fund new projects. The pvt sector can't be expected to heed govt's call to invest more

Farming - Barking up the wrong trees
T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan

The fault lies not in our farming but in our inheritance laws. They need tweaking

'This is not suicide. It is homicide'
Lok Sabha

We should vociferously and steadfastly say that suicide is a dastardly and cowardly act. Society has a responsibility to say this

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This Stephanian matter

Why does a spat in St Stephen's arouse such interest?

Bad weather news

A bad monsoon could add to mounting rural distress

Antony Currie

Strong means weak
Antony Currie

GM miss hints at broader struggle for US autos

Edward Hadas

Trading places
Edward Hadas

Inefficient markets lie behind flash crash arrest

Una Galani

Bad search
Una Galani

SoftBank put on spot by Yahoo! Japan exit

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Right-hand man

What was Bharatiya Janata Party General Secretary Ram Madhav doing at a meeting to review the co-ordination between the Rashtriya Swayamsevak ...

Brand ambassador Rahul

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's widely publicised visit to one of the holiest of Hindu shrines, the Kedarnath Temple, this week, provided ...

Bad connection

On completing 50 days in power, the Delhi government - led by Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal - launched its anti-corruption helpline, ...

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Letters: Shades of opinion

Apropos the editorial "'Are you serious?'" (April 22), it is unfair to reject the "suit boot ki sarkar" criticism by quoting past sins of the ...

Letters: A year and a name

Only with a view to setting the record straight, I am truly constrained to point out two glaring, and unbelievable, errors of date/year and name ...

Letters: No more petty politics

Apropos the editorial "'Are you serious?'" (April 22), it is an open secret that Manmohan Singh governed the nation for 10 years under the ...

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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

No excise on drugs made in job work

A weekly selection of key court orders


Surveillance rises, privacy retreats

Considered to be a low-surveillance nation, India needs to act fast to prevent it from encroaching on privacy


Customs in 1961 provided better delivery of service than now

Requirement to achieve the target gives officers unlimited power

Double-edged sword of diluting 'objectionable' online content rules

The Supreme Court recently made it mandatory for an aggrieved party to seek a court or government order and present it to the intermediary to ...

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Infy's Q4 revenue growth lags peers

Sets ambitious 10-12% growth target for FY16 and $20 bn by 2020

L&T Finance: Potential for re-rating

Inexpensive valuations, strong growth prospects and improving return ratios have made most analysts bullish

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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?

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