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Don't divide the army, Mr Parrikar
Ajai Shukla

Internal simmering in the army has come to a boil after the govt tries to retain a discriminatory promotions policy

The real issues behind land acquisition
Hasmukh Shah

Farmers are inextricably tied to their land. Deprived of it, they have little else to fall back on for their livelihood

China's trial-and-error economy
Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

The shift to slower growth poses serious challenges, but it also creates an important opportunity for China to ensure its economic development

Low-cost airlines are high stress for pilots
Adam Minter

No group of pilots has been under greater stress in recent years than those flying for budget carriers

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Losing the plot

AAP should focus more on governance

New Sun Pharma priority

It has to lead in gaining regulatory trust

Una Galani

The slow road
Una Galani

China offers lessons for Saudi market opening

Reynolds Holding

Pao wow
Reynolds Holding

Silicon Valley trials start as sexism lawsuit ends

Kevin Allison

Chemical romance
Kevin Allison

Dow Chemical tempts fate with $5-bn chlorine sale

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Will he, won't he: The sequel

Will Rahul Gandhi be back in Delhi in May? That is the subject of animated discussions in Congress party circles and the corridors of its rival ...

From chair to bungalow

First, there was a fight over the hot seat. Now, the fight has moved to the chief minister's bungalow in Bihar. Former chief minister Jitan Ram ...

Cabinet matters

Many important government proposals are increasingly landing up with the Cabinet directly, without figuring on the agenda sent to relevant ...

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Letters: AAP - A divided house

This refers to the report "AAP crisis worsens: Yadav, Bhushan out of national executive" (March 29). It is hard to fathom why the fledgling Aam ...

Letters: A rejoinder

Uttaran Dasgupta's "review" of my book Sri Lanka: The New Country (Business Standard, March 28), was by an ill-informed and verbose "critic" who ...

Letters: A case of vague laws

Apropos the article "Why scrapping Section 66A may not be in India's best interest" (March 25), I would like to say that a wrong can not be ...

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An elephant in a hurry

Regulatory turfs are set to get reworked as financial sector reforms gather pace

How constitutional are Sebi directions?

SC's rationale on validity of IT Act holds immense significance for the financial sector

Caution on injunctions against banks

A weekly selection of key court orders


Tackling transfer pricing

Time and negotiation needed for the govt and corporates to come out of the maze around transfer pricing-related issues; the current half-hearted ...


Winds of change in insurance boardrooms

There are stirrings in the insurance sector - foreign joint venture firms are raising their stake to 49 per cent while their Indian partners ...

Conflict between govt policies and competition law

Many in the government often fail to consider the benefits of competition on the economy and consumers

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TVS Motor: No room for error

Analysts sceptical of company's high valuations, volume and revenue growth prospects

Accenture hikes FY15 revenue growth guidance to 8-10%

This mitigates concerns on demand environment

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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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