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Don't divide the army, Mr Parrikar
Ajai Shukla

Internal simmering in the army has come to a boil after the govt tries to retain a discriminatory promotions policy

The real issues behind land acquisition
Hasmukh Shah

Farmers are inextricably tied to their land. Deprived of it, they have little else to fall back on for their livelihood

China's trial-and-error economy
Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

The shift to slower growth poses serious challenges, but it also creates an important opportunity for China to ensure its economic development

Low-cost airlines are high stress for pilots
Adam Minter

No group of pilots has been under greater stress in recent years than those flying for budget carriers

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A recurring dilemma

RBI must respond to sluggish growth

Out of the loop

Policy should address India's low e-commerce readiness

John Foley

Home help
John Foley


China housing rescue uses right tool for wrong job

Olaf Storbeck

Cheers to the German consumer
Olaf Storbeck


Hefty German wage hikes make ECB's life easier

Una Galani

The slow road
Una Galani


China offers lessons for Saudi market opening

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Tamil politics flutters on Twitter

Congress politicians, among the slow starters on social media platforms, are beginning to find their feet online. Tamil Nadu Congress chief E V ...

Missed-call party

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s claims of being the world's largest party, with a membership strength of 88 million, have been scoffed at not ...

Who's the boss

The Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar highway has traditionally been a favourite stretch to put up hoardings and banners announcing new schemes and utsavs ...

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Letters: The land Bill saga

This refers to Aditi Phadnis' column "Singh's silence on land acquisition" (Plain Politics, March 28). Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh's ...

Letters: Many bridges to cross

The ongoing saga in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is as absorbing because it is different from that of any other political entity. In all these ...

Letters: Safeguarding subsidies

This refers to the report "UP tops list of states with fake cooking gas connections" (March 31). On the one hand, the central government is ...

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An elephant in a hurry

Regulatory turfs are set to get reworked as financial sector reforms gather pace

How constitutional are Sebi directions?

SC's rationale on validity of IT Act holds immense significance for the financial sector

Caution on injunctions against banks

A weekly selection of key court orders

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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 ...

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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

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TVS Motor: No room for error

Analysts sceptical of company's high valuations, volume and revenue growth prospects

Accenture hikes FY15 revenue growth guidance to 8-10%

This mitigates concerns on demand environment

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