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Evaluating the urban push
M Ramachandran

Carry out independent assessment of the nature of urban reform so it is not mechanically reported as being completed

A recipe for improving armed forces hiring
T Thomas

To make it possible to attract the best of our young people to join the armed forces, all university courses anywhere in India should include ...

Scams take a toll on Maharashtra government
Sanjay Jog

Legislators, bureaucrats feel an impact, with works relating to their constituencies stuck at various levels

See challenges as possibilities
Richard Verma

As a parent, I look forward to the day when I will watch my children graduate - although we just had a fourth grade graduation last week for our ...

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Digital is different

Indian advertising may be missing the bus

Vyapam scandal is just a symptom of all that ails the job market

Madhya Pradesh scandal should be treated as a wake-up call underlining the urgent need for job creation

Daniel Indiviglio

Unfinished jobs
Daniel Indiviglio


US jobs gains yet to vanquish crisis hangover

Robyn Mak

Moving up
Robyn Mak


Alibaba kicks China's new tech board to big league

Una Galani

No shelter
Una Galani


Ousted CEO shows risks of SoftBank start-up splurge

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Nitish's cleanliness drive

You draw flak either way - if you fight corruption, your detractors see an ulterior motive; if you don't, they see apathy. So, when Narendra ...

Lessons in entrepreneurship

To offer students early lessons on entrepreneurship, the Gujarat government is looking to introduce a chapter on Reliance Group founder ...

Calling Anil Ambani

The who's who of India Inc had gathered at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the ...

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Letters: Employee vs employer

Apropos the 'Written down value' (July 2), a glaring paradox in management literature is one does not find equal footing for would-be employees. ...

Letters: Market mechanism

Though the interview with economist David Friedman (July 2) was an interesting read, it took some interpretation to reconcile his views to ...

Letters: Locked up cash

Apropos the column 'The centrality of cash flows' (July 2), cash flow is to economy what oxygen is to life. It is the assurance of one's ...

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Due diligence vital for start-ups

Sebi norms for listing of these entities require minimal disclosures and compliance

Why NGOs are ending up on the wrong side of the law

Experts say most such NGOs are on a sticky wicket when it comes to compliance with various provisions governing them

Courts can skip empty formalities: SC

It is a basic principle of law that no action shall be taken without providing a hearing to the affected party. This principle, called the law ...

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Dealing with write-downs

The challenge for auditors is to ensure impairment charges are recorded in a timely manner, while for companies it is important to convey to ...

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Making company registration easy

The government introduced a new registration form INC-29 - which combined seven different forms into one - on May 1 this year as part of its ...

IT raids: Assessee's rights limited

Before launching an income tax search and seizure, it is not necessary for the authorities to allow the assessee to inspect documents to verify ...

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TCS Q1: Expectations of leading $ revenue growth

But margins are seen under pressure leading to a sequential decline in recurring net profit

Infra plays: Grabbing market attention

L&T, BHEL, Ashoka Buildcon, Sadbhav Engineering,Kalpataru Power and Alstom T&D among analysts' top picks

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