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Restoring federal balance
Andy Mukherjee

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should give India's states more fiscal breathing room

Up the endless judicial ladder
M J Antony

The revolving door to justice clutters the legal system

Why persist with nuclear power?
Subir Roy

India will not change its nuclear liability law; instead, it will create a government fund to address claims resulting from an accident

Blind faith in Samsung makes Cheil revamp an expensive bet
Seonjin Cha

Even some professional money managers who own Cheil shares aren't clear how the South Korean conglomerate will create value for stockholders

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Three days in New Delhi

US president's trip removes some major irritants

The two RKs

The brothers helped shape India's view of itself

George Hay

Precarious existence
George Hay


Greek banks will have to live hand to mouth

Robert Cyran

Bundle of energy
Robert Cyran


An $18-bn deal straightens out twisted pipelines

Neil Unmack

Spread bet
Neil Unmack


ECB quest to even out euro credit costs is working

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Sorry Didi

Amitabh Bachchan doesn't agree with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who tweeted on Monday that he should have been honoured with the ...

Eyes on the prize

When asked whether the Congress promise of freebies to voters if elected to power in next month's legislative Assembly elections in Delhi had ...

More equal than others

Suspended Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP, Kunal Ghosh, first refused to get into a police van and then had to be dragged out of it when he was ...

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Letters: Obama's conviction

This refers to the editorial "Three days in New Delhi" (January 28). US President Barack Obama demonstrated how particular he was in ...

Letters: Devil is in the detail

Apropos the the editorial "Three days in New Delhi" (January 28). The nuclear liability law enacted by India after signing the civilian nuclear ...

Letters: Balancing for growth

This refers to Andy Mukherjee's article "Restoring federal balance"(January 28). This revealing analysis of fiscal management has come at the ...

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Labour woes ahead of reforms

Centre has set the ball rolling for radical changes in labour laws, instrumental to its 'Make in India' campaign

What to learn and unlearn from the US

Prior public consultations when making regulations should be a critical feature

Non-use of acquired land makes it invalid

It is not just under the old central Land Acquisition Act 1894, but even under state laws, land is acquired and not used for decades, making a ...

Does The Indian Contract Act need a re-look?

One of the oldest acts in Indian statute books, The Indian Contact Act, 1872, needs to recognise non-compete restrictions, bring more clarity in ...

When taxman comes calling on your bonus

If fringe benefit tax makes a comeback in the forthcoming Budget, there could be some tightening of tax evasion

How GST will benefit traders and manufacturers

Concept of manufacture will be replaced by value added which is numerically measureable and is not controversial

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Maruti Suzuki: One-offs offset gains from higher volumes in Q3

Volume growth might stay strong, given existing portfolio's traction

Jewellery segment adds sheen to Titan's earnings

Due to a revival in consumer sentiment, the management remains positive on growth

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