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The centrality of cash flows
Shyam Ponappa

Without it, one can hardly aspire to better living conditions

Taking each other for a ride
Anjuli Bhargava

Ride-sharing can be a cheaper and more entertaining way to commute. It may, in fact, be a safer option than depending on a cab driver

PE in India - Setting new benchmarks
Rohit Kapur, Vivek Pandit & Toshan Tamhane

Private equity as an asset class has had a significant impact on investee companies as well as the economy

Written down value
Kanika Datta

Alarming frequency with which these books now appear on book review editors’ desks suggest that they either meet an urgent market demand

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Macroeconomic stability not a guarantee to accelerating growth

Bank credit growth and corporate profitability patterns paint a picture of persistent stagnation

Insuring crops: Urgent need for insurance & compensation fund

Existence of such a fund would obviate the need to announce special compensation packages

Jeffrey Goldfarb

Calling the tune
Jeffrey Goldfarb

Apple marching to the drum of its own Beats

Dominic Elliott

Positive neutrality
Dominic Elliott

EU's net neutrality pragmatism looks prudent

Peter Thal Larsen

Taking stock
Peter Thal Larsen

Chinese stock markets need more than lip service

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In a jam

As the government celebrates the Digital India Week, one of its most ambitious programmes related to mandatory biometric attendance in ...

Agony Aunt

At a conference organised by the Indian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, whole-time member of the Securities and Exchange Board ...

Exit option

Revenue Secretary Shaktikanta Das, who spoke before S Raman of Sebi at the event mentioned above, recalled how the government had sorted several ...

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Letters: Reference point

Apropos the editorial, "Endgame in Athens" (June 30), which stated India's foreign exchange reserves are at a record high. This is true in an ...

Letters: Greek tragedy

Apropos the report, "Grexit looms large over Europe" (June 30), the Greek tragedy is a damning indictment of the state of affairs in the small ...

Letters: A new low for Bangladesh

Bangladesh cricket has sunk to a terrible low by daring to publish a shocking stationery advert in a leading Bangla daily displaying seven top ...

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Due diligence vital for start-ups

Sebi norms for listing of these entities require minimal disclosures and compliance

Why NGOs are ending up on the wrong side of the law

Experts say most such NGOs are on a sticky wicket when it comes to compliance with various provisions governing them

Courts can skip empty formalities: SC

It is a basic principle of law that no action shall be taken without providing a hearing to the affected party. This principle, called the law ...


Dealing with write-downs

The challenge for auditors is to ensure impairment charges are recorded in a timely manner, while for companies it is important to convey to ...


Making company registration easy

The government introduced a new registration form INC-29 - which combined seven different forms into one - on May 1 this year as part of its ...

IT raids: Assessee's rights limited

Before launching an income tax search and seizure, it is not necessary for the authorities to allow the assessee to inspect documents to verify ...

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IndiGo IPO: Higher valuations can lift sector

Operational improvement must for Jet and SpiceJet to bridge valuation gap with market leader

IGL: Strong prospects, regulatory clarity to drive re-rating

Analysts are likely to upgrade stock after favourable SC verdict

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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?

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