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China's subprime risks
Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

Shallow capital markets and skewed interest rates have led to over-investment in a few sectors

In search of policy space
T S Vishwanath

India has not shied away from a trade facilitation agreement. It is just looking for a decision that addresses its food security concerns as

BRICS is what we make of it
Zorawar Daulet Singh

The BRICS model will need to demonstrate the efficacy of a second alternative governance structure to reform the Bretton Woods legacy

A sporting chance
Kanika Datta

Every major global sporting event provokes a flurry of introspection about India's dismal sporting ability despite its population of 1.2 billion

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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

Antony Currie & Daniel Indiviglio

Swipe this
Antony Currie & Daniel Indiviglio

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

Martin Hutchinson

Ignore the blips
Martin Hutchinson

US GDP gyrations obscure still slow, steady growth

Una Galani

No easy Flip
Una Galani

India's e-commerce prize may be spread thinly

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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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Maruti: First-time, rural buyers drive volumes

Sees double-digit volume growth in FY15; strong product pipeline to support higher realisations

US launches and India recovery key for Cadila

Given rich valuations, upside for the stock capped for now

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