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The Tehran deadline
Claude Smadja

Negotiating a sustainable nuclear compromise with Iran is not getting any easier

A case of 'consumer unfriendly' brands
Avirup Bose

Consumer goods firms that boycott discounted sales by e-tailers could be liable for scrutiny by CCI for restricting free trade, customer choice

The slippery slope of Silicon Valley
Nick Bilton

Uber, Facebook, Google and others are bedevilled by moral issues

Fix lending, don't cut rates
Rahul Jacob

India Inc is suffering from classic quarter-by-quarter myopia by repeatedly calling on the Reserve Bank to abandon its fight against inflation

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Banking on thin ice

Explicit condemnation of large defaulters welcome

The right smoke signals

Upping stakes on tobacco use is healthy policy

Peter Thal Larsen

Cost inflation
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Faulty airbags puncture Takata financial cushion

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No we shouldn't
Richard Beales


Bank misdeeds show lack of 'should we'

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The big wheel
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Samsung IPO offers ringside seat for restructuring

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Undue credit for Modi

Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for some of the previous government's policies appears to be in vogue. At a recent launch of an affordable ...

Tensions on the ground

Relations between developers and real estate consultants have hit a low point in the National Capital Region. Developers here are openly blaming ...

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It is now established that in keeping with the prime minister's style of functioning, the last expansion of the council of ministers had ...

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Letters: The gold think tank

This refers to the report "WGC ties up with IIM-A for a research centre" (November 27). Even the right exploitation of a small portion of ...

Letters: Why lenders always lose

This refers to the report "Current system protects large promoters: Rajan" (November 26). Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan's ...

Letters: Smoke alarm

This refers to the report "Ban soon on sale of loose cigarettes" (November 26). It is the youth who are the most vulnerable since they start by ...

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Can India keep its flag high?

Authors of World Bank's Doing Business report attribute India's jump to 7th place to changes in the company law, but rollbacks since June could ...

Delhi's winter of reforms

The FM has signalled financial sector and capital market reforms by committing to implementing recommendations of the Financial Sector and ...

Trade union rivalries still alive and well

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Time for legal reforms, Mr Gowda

To be successful, the new law minister needs to do some tightrope walking, taking into confidence both the legislature and the judiciary, while ...

Rubber stamp board - a thing of the past?
Asish K Bhattacharyya

Companies Act 2013 can't deter removal of an independent director from a company with concentration of ownership

BIFR alone to decide if unit has revived
M J Antony

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Dr Reddy's: Strong US pipeline to boost revenues

Recent launches, strong portfolio in limited-competition categories should aid revenue and margins

ITC: Fear of regulatory risks exaggerated

Street feels implementation of stricter norms on sale of cigarettes would be difficult

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