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When retirement beckons
Ajit Balakrishnan

How do the powerful manage the approach of long years of retirement?

Experimental China
Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

Rather than avoiding risk, China's leaders remain prepared to reverse failing policies; and, if necessary, they are willing to pay for mistakes

The family in Indian business
Shailesh Dobhal

In peace and at war, firms remain tethered to promoter families in a uniquely Indian way

Transformational moment
Neil Irwin

Greek leaders think offer on the table from European govts and IMF is lousy, requiring still more pension cuts and tax increases

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Greek crisis may create an opportunity for long-term investors in India

Neither India nor China will be be badly affected by Grexit in fundamental terms

Simply infusing more funds won't solve problems of PSBs

NPAs are an open wound, from which the bleeding needs to be stopped before more capital is transfused

Martin Langfield

Do over
Martin Langfield


Brazil needs Dilma 2.0 to shine on US visit

Neil Unmack

SoffoRenzi
Neil Unmack


KKR debt fund hitches ride on Italian reforms

John Foley

Mania in a bottle
John Foley


IPO madness in China stock markets is relative

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Speak your mind

This would be a mann ki baat session with a twist. Taking a leaf out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popular radio talk show, Mann Ki Baat, ...

Weather clearance

Among other things, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was expected to inaugurate the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) in Varanasi on ...

Konrad Lorenz redux

Gujarat was swept by a massive downpour last week. Among other things, the deluge washed away a number of Asiatic lions, considered Gujarat's ...

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Letters: Educational objective

Apropos the article " Educational re-alignments" (June 29), I agree with the writer. Our education system encourages producing on paper whatever ...

Letters: Scandalous sport

The disclosure that the hands of two leading Indian cricketers and a West Indian player were greased by an Indian real estate tycoon, who is ...

Letters: Young riders

One hails Madras High Court's decision for making helmets mandatory from July 1. The sale of helmets is on the rise. Though wearing helmets has ...

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Due diligence vital for start-ups

Sebi norms for listing of these entities require minimal disclosures and compliance

Why NGOs are ending up on the wrong side of the law

Experts say most such NGOs are on a sticky wicket when it comes to compliance with various provisions governing them

Courts can skip empty formalities: SC

It is a basic principle of law that no action shall be taken without providing a hearing to the affected party. This principle, called the law ...

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Dealing with write-downs

The challenge for auditors is to ensure impairment charges are recorded in a timely manner, while for companies it is important to convey to ...

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Making company registration easy

The government introduced a new registration form INC-29 - which combined seven different forms into one - on May 1 this year as part of its ...

IT raids: Assessee's rights limited

Before launching an income tax search and seizure, it is not necessary for the authorities to allow the assessee to inspect documents to verify ...

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Financial contagion unlikely even if Greece defaults

External accounts of emerging markets stronger than in 2011-12

Bharat Forge: Decline in North American truck market may impact sales

Weak ordering likely to impact Bharat Forge's revenue growth a few quarters down the line

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