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Look to the seas
Premvir Das

How to walk the talk when it comes to the Indian Ocean Region

Behind the lines of credit
Samir Saran & Vivan Sharan

The government should use lines of credit to transition India's economic engagements towards a more durable, defined framework

Beef ban queers government's pitch
Sanjay Jog

Opposition plans to woo Dalits, Muslims over prohibition, scrapping of quotas

'This story can go on... The real facts will come out'

And also the real reason why an internal revolt against Arvind was engineered, and who were the faces behind it

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Tim Cook's lesson

Apple's CEO may have set a new trend

Debt conversion into equity

Speeding up court decisions must be a priority

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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Rahul Gandhi: Home and dry?

A top Congress leader has seen Rahul Gandhi returning home from the airport. This leader was arriving at the airport to take a flight home when ...

Vajpayee's thandai

Everyone has his own favourite story about Atal Bihari Vajpayee. But the sweetest is one related to his friend Ram Mohan Singh, who was a ...

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 ...

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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


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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