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The Silk Roads and India today
Kishan S Rana

India cannot resent neighbours moving ahead with infrastructure projects that serve their interests, funded by Chinese munificence

The new trade order
Pradeep S Mehta

TPP is becoming a reality in APAC would have many implications for India, not only in tariff preferences but also higher standards

A different ball game for BJP in Bengal
Ishita Ayan Dutt

Has the Bharatiya Janata Party leadership resigned to the fact that Bengal is a fading dream?

'Now, we are at the stage of financial business'
Saugata Roy

What Jaitley, the experienced lawyer, has done in the Finance Bill is totally in contravention of the rules of business and the Constitution

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Of good and bad times

The cause and meaning of Vijay Mallya's likely exit

Cold comfort

US Fed's assessment a net positive for India

Robert Cyran

Failed endorsement
Robert Cyran


LinkedIn shareholders not endorsing lower growth

Quentin Webb

Poor Finnish
Quentin Webb


Nokia could end up paying more for Alcatel

Olaf Storbeck

Motoring ahead
Olaf Storbeck


Well-oiled performance shows VW on right track

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Chatterbox: Lost in translation

The social media has gone crazy about the fact that even to write a condolence message, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi had to copy it from ...

Power play

At an event hosted by a state-run power company in Haryana, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and Haryana Chief Minister M L Khattar were faced ...

Of marriage and divorce

Marriage and divorce seem to be the favourite analogies of our parliamentarians. Recently, when Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu urged ...

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Letters: GST - A restructuring job

Apropos A K Bhattacharya's column "Towards an Indian GST regime" (New Delhi Diary, April 29), the summing up done in the last para is the best ...

Letters: The other GST models

This refers to A K Bhattacharya's column "Towards an Indian GST Regime" (New Delhi Diary, April 29). I agree with the author's conclusion that ...

Letters: Live to speak

This refers to Nilanjana S Roy's column "Those who stay" (Speaking Volumes, April 28). The concern raised by the author regarding the safety and ...

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Liberalising legal services

A divided industry does not augur well for India's efforts to emerge as regional hub for legal services

Wake up call for justice delivery

Based on data computed as of June last year, India ranks ahead of only of Timor-Leste, Bangladesh and Angola

10 things to watch out for in GST Bill

The Constitution does not provide for a parallel levy of indirect taxes by the Centre and states, a pre-requisite for the roll-out of goods and ...

Customs rule on handling charges illegal

A weekly selection of key court orders

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Indian taxmen beat the world

No other country has mandated disclosure of foreign travel; govt's promise of review being watched keenly

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Will the corporate governance structure change?

Stringent rules for independent directors in state-run banks and insurance companies

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TVS Motor: Volumes may come under pressure

If volumes don't grow at estimated 12-15% in FY16, margins won't touch 10% by FY17

Higher import duty on sugar will not sweeten prospects

Sugarcane procurement prices need to be linked with market price of sugar

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