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Railway takeaways for Digital India
Shyam Ponappa

Extending the approach of the Railway Budget to telecommunications and broadband

The hidden facets of greatness
Barun Roy

From Pather Panchali to Aparajito, Satyajit Ray's movies touched our emotions in many ways

Mr Buffett's great ride
Rahul Jacob

Warren Buffett's most recent letter to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway captures his wit and wisdom and ability to distil business lessons

Can private equity rescue start-ups?
Katie Benner

Private equity won’t be a solution for every company that’s raising money right now

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RBI's monetary response

Questions over the magnitude of the rate cut

The wrong approach

Draconian measures on black money a problem

Robyn Mak

The road already taken
Robyn Mak

JD.com tries Alibaba's route to e-commerce profit

Daniel Indiviglio

This time it's different
Daniel Indiviglio

Surviving small banks look battle-hardened at last

Robyn Mak

Home away from home
Robyn Mak

Alibaba's split nationalities invite trouble

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Three in one

A Sunday event to mark Nasscom's 25th anniversary saw the presence of Prime Minster Narendra Modi, Union Minister for Communications and IT Ravi ...

Holy cow!

While the Bill banning cow slaughter in Maharashtra, which got President Pranab Mukherjee's nod on Monday, has divided the opposition, Congress ...

Outstanding issue

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has come up with a novel way to force tax defaulters to pay up. It has put up hoardings at different ...

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Letters: A long-awaited merger?

This refers to the reports "PSBs' poor valuation hurt equity-raising plans" and "Moody's downgrades deposits of two banks" (March 4). One can ...

Letters: Land and compensation

This refers to Sreenivasan Jain's column "The noise around the land acquisition law" (The Thick of It, March 3). The land acquisition law should ...

Letters: For a level playing field

This refers to Vivek Rae's article "Lateral entry into the civil service is not a good idea" (February 22). In seeking to "restore the balance" ...

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Taking India back to future

The government has provided a long-term vision, avoiding any "big-bang" reforms but the devil will be in the details of the implementation, say ...

Governance pain of public banks

Dual regulation by the finance ministry and RBI, political influence in lending and appointment of board members have taken a toll on governance ...

Budget 2015 would also need reforms in Customs

One of the risks is to get swayed by the idea that exemptions bring popularity

TDS on payment to foreign consultant

A weekly selection of key court orders


Bumps ahead for Financial Code future

With many sections of the financial market unhappy about certain provisions of the FSLRC report, changes are likely in the modified draft


Three approaches to budget-making

The law governing manufacturing is replete with obsolescence on multiple counts

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Street turns cautious on two-wheelers as rural stress hits volumes

Motorcycles likely to clock single-digit growth, scooters to drive sector's volumes in FY16

Sun Pharma: Multiple triggers point to a healthy outlook

Upsides from research pipeline of SPARC and first approval from Halol facility are positives

Have Your Say

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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