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How we shoot ourselves in the foot
Arvind Panagariya

The government has not acted to end tax terrorism, which means the 'Make in India' campaign is in jeopardy

Riding the tide
T Thomas

The government could offer a majority shareholding to Indian private-sector investors in all major public-sector enterprises, with, say, five ...

Going the extra mile for the national capital
Aditi Phadnis

With AAP fighting for survival, Cong struggling for identity & BJP seeking to hold on to capital, polls will be interesting India has ever had

'A visionary who decisively altered India's trajectory'
Sonia Gandhi

Nehru once remarked that wealth shouts, but knowledge whispers. That whisper about his life and work has weakened in recent years

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Irrational India

Space for obscurantist thought growing

Towards a common carrier

Power reforms must offer more options to consumers

John Foley

Follow the money
John Foley


Alibaba's huge finance arm is a mystery to most

Una Galani

Too good to miss
Una Galani


Iran's reintegration is a prize worth working for

Nuclear meltdown
Pierre Briançon


Areva holders pay for years of state blunders

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Reverse swing in Maharashtra

Old habits die hard. At least two Cabinet ministers in the Devendra Fadnavis-led Bharatiya Janata Party government in Maharashtra are patently ...

Mala-fide intentions?

Some politicians in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were intrigued after a quick scan of the Indian National Congress' front page ...

Free for all

At a meeting between the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and industry in the capital, someone asked what would happen if the agency did ...

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Letters: Congress looks to the past

This refers to Mihir S Sharma's column "The end of Nehru's republic" (Policy Rules, November 15). It appears that in the absence of any living ...

Letters: Uber - A safe ride?

This refers to the Katie Benner's article "Uber's dirty tricks won't hurt it" (November 20) The article says: "The app is convenient and beloved ...

Letters: Small business is big

This refers to Kanika Datta's column "Swachh Business Abhiyan" (Swot, November 20). A business paradise should also be there for small ...

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Time for legal reforms, Mr Gowda

To be successful, the new law minister needs to do some tightrope walking, taking into confidence both the legislature and the judiciary, while ...

Rubber stamp board - a thing of the past?
Asish K Bhattacharyya

Companies Act 2013 can't deter removal of an independent director from a company with concentration of ownership

BIFR alone to decide if unit has revived
M J Antony

A weekly selection of key court orders

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Govt eases green laws for biz push
Somesh Jha

A high-level commission set up to review six laws is expected to come up with suggestions by November-end

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Laws that regulate black money in India

If any foreign account holder violates Indian laws, tax authorities can enforce repatriation of funds

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Clearing the cobwebs from the concept of GST
Sukumar Mukhopadhyay

GST necessarily includes service tax, but VAT can only be on goods without including service tax

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TechM bets big on $41 bn network services market with LCC acquisition

Even as margins might be hit in the first year, analysts remain bullish on the LLC acquisition deal

Indian bonds' prices likely to sustain gains in coming months

RBI's mere acknowledgement of the easing inflationary situation is sufficient to push up bond prices

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