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From protest movement to political party
Ashok Lahiri

How successfully Arvind Kejriwal manages the issue of inner-party democracy will determine whether the AAP is seen as transforming politics

Diversify or perish
A K Bhattacharya

Exports in the first 11 months of 2014-15 were estimated to be $284 billion, a decline over the same period of the previous year

Framing ideas, getting connected
Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

Ficci-Frames 2015 has started an interesting initiative to get new ideas into the entertainment industry

The new multilateral financial architecture
Akshay Mathur

The formidable intentions of AIIB and the new transnational corridors project are both a challenge and an opportunity for India

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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


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

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Rural themes at risk as ground reality far from rosy

Analysts worry about possible loan waiver, falling sales of 2-wheelers, tractors and consumer products

Margin gains ahead for Pidilite

Improving demand, expansion plans to drive growth

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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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