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Nurturing shipyards: the case of HSL
Ajai Shukla

Hindustan Shipyard cannot be thrown to market wolves

The world needs a new Nash equilibrium
Madhav Raghavan

The most famous concept in game theory will live forever. The stage is set for the 21st century. We just need a new Nash

#JayaReturns: Notes from a political comeback
Sreenivasan Jain

Elsewhere in India, there may be gestures to shed the trappings of the VIP culture. But not in Chennai

A national logistics grid
Prashant K Singh

The existing stock of logistics infra consists of sparse, narrow roads, and a few airstrips and helipads dotting the inaccessible regions

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Below Raisina Hill

Second rung of ministries will determine NDA's fate

Begin with retail

One-size-fits-all policy needed for online and offline retail

Swaha Pattanaik

Blinded by the light
Swaha Pattanaik

Cult of central bank transparency is too powerful

Andy Mukherjee

Lofty distraction
Andy Mukherjee

Malaysia's GDP blueprint has a credibility deficit

Robyn Mak

Networking skills
Robyn Mak

HP's China deal extracts harmony from awkwardness

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A new spin

The latest issue of Kamal Sandesh, the fortnightly mouthpiece of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has an interesting spin on the party's ...

Hello pradhan santri

In his maiden Independence Day address in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had told his "countrymen" that "I have come here not as a 'pradhan ...

Finding a voice

What the 2014 elections couldn't achieve, the Narendra Modi-led government did. In the aftermath of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, many had ...

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Letters: A double-edged sword

This refers to the editorial "Ending child labour" (May 20). The recent amendments brought by the Union Cabinet in the law prohibiting child ...

Letters: BJP: Nothing different?

As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government completes a year in office, the leitmotif of the BJP ...

Letters: A walk in the food park

Apropos the editorial "No walk in the park" (May 21). The 20 per cent post-harvest losses in fruits and vegetables, and similar losses routinely ...

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Decoding the mystery of falling company registrations

In 2014-15, about 64,000 enterprises got registered, a drop of 35%

New child labour norms leave many dissatisfied

69.5% of child labour in India are employed in the agriculture sector

Tax residency of companies

New rule leaves room for discretion in determining whether a foreign company can be said to be resident in India

Pardon delay, but not at high cost

The chronic defaulters in this aspect are revenue departments and arms of government


Time for companies to come clean

Businesses need to spruce up their compliance regimen in line with the government's move to curb generation of illegal money - in India and ...


'Welcome relief to closely held companies'

Parliament last week cleared the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2014, which seeks to simplify some provisions of the Companies Act, 2013, to ...

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Jyothy Labs: Healthy operational performance

Growth in key brands, benign input costs are key positives

Future Retail: Operational metrics improve in Q4

Retail business sales grow 18%, operating income rises 24%

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