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Which states do you think recorded the fastest growth in non-agricultural and non-governmental employment, after 2005? If you think you have the ...

Bau saras, Mr Modi
T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan

So far the prime minister has got it right by taking only baby steps. But he needs to stop sulking about the media

Najma Heptulla's time is now
Aditi Phadnis

As a Muslim in the Bharatiya Janata Party, her position is different. But Heptulla will be the first to acknowledge that she is in a position to ...

Talk less, work more
Sunil Sethi

A popular slogan of Indira Gandhi's Emergency era, coined by her son Sanjay Gandhi, was "talk less, work more". It fits the functioning ethic of ...

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The billion-dollar gift

Doubts over Flipkart's valuation will persist

Against science

Government should not back RSS on GM crops

Andy Mukherjee

Trade comes unstuck
Andy Mukherjee

WTO failure weakens trade's role as global glue

Richard Beales

Mayer payer
Richard Beales

Yahoo's Mayer nears post-Alibaba reckoning

Antony Currie & Daniel Indiviglio

Swipe this
Antony Currie & Daniel Indiviglio

GE's $20-bn cards unit IPO puts a lot on credit

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To do and not to demand

The private sector's observations on the failings of the public-private partnership (PPP) policy appear to have irritated more than one senior ...

One title is not enough?

Former external affairs minister Kunwar Natwar Singh's revelatory memoir, due out today, is dramatically titled One Life is Not Enough: An ...

Realty and reality

Property prices will rise in the next few days, so it is a good idea for everyone to buy apartments now, a senior executive of an industry ...

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Letters: Memoirs = controversy

It has almost become a convention that whenever a retired politician publishes his memoirs, it invariably attracts controversy. The latest one ...

Letters: Research on GM crops

This refers to the report "Genetically modified crops' field trials put on hold" (July 30). The government's hesitation in going ahead with ...

Letters: Power play

This refers to the report "PM to keep tabs on infrastructure projects"(July 27). Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the Planning Commission ...

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Saving PPP projects
Jyoti Mukul

Flexibility in terms and conditions could preserve contract sanctity

Soumitra Dutta

India's competitive edge is less sharp: Soumitra Dutta

Interview with Dean, Johnson Cornell University

Somasekhar Sundaresan

Some existential questions for Indian tribunals
Somasekhar Sundaresan

Retired judges who join tribunals are at the mercy of civil servants in the administrative ministries for policy governing their day-to-day ...

Gift of property need not be handed over
M J Antony

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal


Why GAAR spooks corporate India

Trust deficit between taxpayers and tax administrators is the key factor that makes GAAR a non-starter


Need debate on the time required to be GAAR-ready: Rajiv Memani

Interview with CEO & country managing partner, EY India

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JSW Steel: Robust earnings on improved efficiency

Ebitda per tonne jumps to Rs 8,545 in Q1; company expects further benefit in Q2 and Q3

DLF: Demand recovery a few quarters away

Fall in revenues in the June quarter was due to lack of new launches, weak demand and lower realisations

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