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More government, more growth?
Abheek Barua

The author asks: how much growth can good governance get us?

Committed and proud of it
M J Antony

How government officials act as arbiters in their own cause

'Minimum government, maximum governance' in public sector banks
Rajiv Lall

The Bharatiya Janata Party regime will have to make good on this election slogan to restore state-owned banks to health

The poor politicians felt left out
Subir Roy

The cardinal issue is, we need judges with high intellectual calibre and integrity, who together represent the diversity of India’s polity

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Court must remove uncertainty over coal investments

Final coal judgment will hopefully end uncertainty

Imagining Digital India

Flagship e-governance project needs more homework

Andy Mukherjee

Crunch time
Andy Mukherjee


Court order adds urgency to India's coal crunch

Martin Hutchinson

Paradigm shift
Martin Hutchinson


S&P 500 at 2,000 invites "new normal" thinking

Una Galani

All together now
Una Galani


Asia's top-down corporate reforms vary in promise

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Happy birthday, B P Mandal

It was a good day for Mandal cousins Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar on Monday. Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Kumar's Janata Dal ...

Realtors' relocation 'service'

Some of Mumbai's top builders constructing the expensive towers coming up in the suburbs appear to have found a solution of sorts to the city's ...

Coal comfort

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may be close to completing 100 days in power soon but its leaders occasionally struggle to get out of ...

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Letters: Green indifference

Apropos Sunita Narain's column "Green clearance test for NDA" (Down to Earth, August 25), the importance a government gives to environment ...

Letters: GST - Compensation issues?

This refers to Sukumar Mukhopadhyay's column "Time to move forward with a new GST model" (Expert Eye, August 25). The author's anguish arising ...

Letters: Keeping bad assets at bay

This refers to the editorial "Reconstruction question" (August 26). Till now, asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) in India have been nothing ...

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In search of a fine balance

As the Centre overhauls labour laws, it's vital to ensure businesses and workers do not take each other for granted

Time to move forward with a new GST model
Sukumar Mukhopadhyay

At the state level, it will be an amalgamation of sales tax and some existing state taxes

SC restarts 20-year-old arbitration
M J Antony

In a dispute in which arbitration proceedings had not commenced for two decades, the Supreme Court has ruled that the court has the power to ...

Exim Matters: Can govt fights be kept out of court?
TNC Rajagopalan

Last week, the Union law ministry asked various ministries not to take their quarrels to courts but resolve these amicably through empowered ...

Making exits viable
Jyoti Mukul

Only after a public-private project is commissioned and established should a company be allowed to exit

WATCHTOWER: Making India a centre for arbitration

The Law Commission of India has proposed radical overhaul of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996, in an effort to make India a hub for ...

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SC ruling may force power firms to rebid for mines

Earnings of Jaiprakash Power and KSK Energy to take a hit; R-Power's net present value to be impacted

Sanofi India: Relief a few quarters away

With revenues from diabetes and cardiovascular portfolio at risk, analysts remain cautious

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