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Reflections at a convocation
Ajit Balakrishnan

Why management syllabi should not be attuned to the markets

Why everyone's talking about native advertising
Alokananda Chakraborty

Native advertising is not really a new kid in the advertising landscape. But it is now growing on the back of increasing mobile penetration

The politics of growth projections
Rathin Roy

The number of external agencies giving us their “take” on the future growth rate today far outnumbers domestic forecasters

Start-ups' new money machine
Katie Benner

All the money from public market investors could pose a risk to the start-ups themselves

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About a rollback

Govt must persuade RBI on financial sector reform

Why Arvind Kejriwal should not threaten the media

It would be better to maintain communication with the people through the media, instead of trying to snap it.

Kevin Allison & Antony Currie

Powerwall jackpot
Kevin Allison & Antony Currie

Elon Musk plugs Tesla valuation into the grid

Jeffrey Goldfarb

Buffett buffer
Jeffrey Goldfarb

Buffett makes golden case for Teflon force field

Fiona Maharg-Bravo

Waiting game
Fiona Maharg-Bravo

Downstream cushions Shell while it waits for BG

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A question of logic

It was a meeting between finance ministry officials and industry representatives to resolve issues relating to the new form to file income tax ...

Nothing official about it

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan's frequent visits to Odisha have kicked off speculation that he was being positioned ...

Time for net monitoring

Readers will remember that in the immediate aftermath of document leaks from the finance ministry, officials below the rank of 'director' were ...

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Letters: Easy finance for farmers

This refers to Subir Gokarn's column "Rainfall and the economy" (Muddy Waters, May 4). Gokarn's analysis shows that the problem of ...

Letters: Different from the UPA

This refers to T N Ninan's column "Unipolar no more" (Weekend Ruminations, May 2). Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to accept the stark reality ...

Letters: Reliable data

This refers to the report "Statistics ministry rebuts RBI's doubts over new GDP series" (May 3). As the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has to base ...

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Living with shareholder agreements

The boardroom battle at United Spirits raises questions over related party transactions, legal sanctity of a shareholder agreement, rights of ...

Related-party transactions: A case of regulatory dissonance?

One of the most debated aspects of the Companies Act, 2013, has been the introduction of a revised regime pertaining to related party ...

Criticisms of proposed GST are mostly wrong

All GSTs in federal countries all over the world are imperfect

Excise duty at point of sale: SC

A weekly selection of key court orders


Liberalising legal services

A divided industry does not augur well for India's efforts to emerge as regional hub for legal services

Wake up call for justice delivery

Based on data computed as of June last year, India ranks ahead of only of Timor-Leste, Bangladesh and Angola

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Urban demand to drive auto sales in FY16

Passenger vehicles, CVs, scooters to grow at a healthy clip

Shriram Transport: Earnings estimates downgraded

Equipment finance subsidiary's weak show likely to continue

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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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