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Indian industry waiting for the uptick
T N Ninan

Short-term doubts but long-term optimism

What is the right value of rupee, Mr Rajan?
Abheek Barua

If the RBI governor's logic holds, the rupee is far from being extremely overvalued

Leading from the front?
Aditi Phadnis

The implication of the 'Warrant of Precedence' in the govt has been lost on no one in the BJP. It is the subject of a silent hum in the party

Narendra Modi

The Modi media mystery
Mihir S Sharma

The media has given the PM and his government a far easier time than it probably deserves

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Bad weather news

A bad monsoon could add to mounting rural distress

Exit risks

Is a Greek exit from the euro zone inevitable?

Antony Currie

Strong means weak
Antony Currie

GM miss hints at broader struggle for US autos

Edward Hadas

Trading places
Edward Hadas

Inefficient markets lie behind flash crash arrest

Una Galani

Bad search
Una Galani

SoftBank put on spot by Yahoo! Japan exit

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Bad connection

On completing 50 days in power, the Delhi government - led by Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal - launched its anti-corruption helpline, ...

Unity in diversity

The net neutrality issue has roiled the waters so badly that the chief executives of all telecom companies have decided to come together to ...

The power of mobile

So what if you don't have power, you have the mobile phone! Electricity consumers in Gaya town, Bodh Gaya and Manpur areas in Bihar will soon ...

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Letters: Shades of opinion

Apropos the editorial "'Are you serious?'" (April 22), it is unfair to reject the "suit boot ki sarkar" criticism by quoting past sins of the ...

Letters: A year and a name

Only with a view to setting the record straight, I am truly constrained to point out two glaring, and unbelievable, errors of date/year and name ...

Letters: No more petty politics

Apropos the editorial "'Are you serious?'" (April 22), it is an open secret that Manmohan Singh governed the nation for 10 years under the ...

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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

Will the corporate governance structure change?

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

No excise on drugs made in job work

A weekly selection of key court orders


Surveillance rises, privacy retreats

Considered to be a low-surveillance nation, India needs to act fast to prevent it from encroaching on privacy


Customs in 1961 provided better delivery of service than now

Requirement to achieve the target gives officers unlimited power

Double-edged sword of diluting 'objectionable' online content rules

The Supreme Court recently made it mandatory for an aggrieved party to seek a court or government order and present it to the intermediary to ...

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Infy's Q4 revenue growth lags peers

Sets ambitious 10-12% growth target for FY16 and $20 bn by 2020

L&T Finance: Potential for re-rating

Inexpensive valuations, strong growth prospects and improving return ratios have made most analysts bullish

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Does the Shiv Sena's call for dropping the words 'secular' and 'socialist' from the preamble to the Constitution of India betray a Hindutva agenda?

Does the Shiv Sena's call for dropping the words 'secular' and 'socialist' from the preamble to the Constitution of India betray a Hindutva agenda?

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