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Power shift
T N Ninan

China has demonstrated that it has the power to not be isolated, and it is likely to become more powerful over time

What China learned from Lee Kuan Yew... and India didn't
Rahul Jacob

Lee deserved to lead a bigger country than Singapore, the city of 5 million he ruled for three decades

India and ageing
Suman Bery

The Union Budget provides valuable insight into the government's view of social protection

Singh's silence on land acquisition
Aditi Phadnis

The fact that everyone but Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh is speaking on the issue only gives credence to the specious fears of farmers ...

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Debt conversion into equity

Speeding up court decisions must be a priority

Climate change costs

Unpredictable weather may impact 30 per cent of the harvest

Neil Unmack

Curve ball
Neil Unmack


Flat euro yield curve is unused windfall

Richard Beales

Cyber charter
Richard Beales


Hacked JPMorgan can leapfrog peers on cyber danger

Richard Beales

Krafty deal
Richard Beales


Kraft investors bet Heinz can refill secret sauce

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Missing in inaction

With Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's 'leave' getting extended from a fortnight initially to more than a month now, not just Congress ...

Watching you

Alarmed by the leak of confidential documents from ministry offices and departments located in Shastri Bhawan, the security staff posted at the ...

Power problem

As the Indian cricket team started its semi-final campaign against Australia Down Under, India's speedster Mohammed Shami's house in Amroha, ...

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Letters: Railways - A clean-up act

This refers to Subir Roy's column "Cleaning up Indian Railways" (Value for Money, March 25). Roy is right in drawing similarities between the ...

Letters: Free speech rules

This refers to the editorial "Free speech victory" (March 25). While upholding the fundamental right guaranteed in the Constitution, the apex ...

Letters: Business families

This refers to Kavil Ramachandran's review of Shyamal Majumdar's book Business Battles, "Business families and their feuds" (Book Review, March ...

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Tackling transfer pricing

Time and negotiation needed for the govt and corporates to come out of the maze around transfer pricing-related issues; the current half-hearted ...

Winds of change in insurance boardrooms

There are stirrings in the insurance sector - foreign joint venture firms are raising their stake to 49 per cent while their Indian partners ...

Conflict between govt policies and competition law

Many in the government often fail to consider the benefits of competition on the economy and consumers

SC to the rescue of directors

A weekly selection of key court orders

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The case of missing women in the boardroom

Many companies are likely to miss the April 1 deadline for putting women on their board of directors

Can CBEC circular be always retrospective if it is beneficial?

Supreme Court has not made any general observation that a circular of the Board is retrospective

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Power Sector: Light at the end of the tunnel

Returns ratios of JSW Energy and NTPC to improve in FY16, as power demand picks up

UPL: Strengthening its Brazil presence

Latest acquisition will enhance its distribution reach in a market that contributes 16% to revenues

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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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