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Arihant and what it means
Premvir Das

India's first indigenous nuclear-powered submarine is a considerable achievement - and should have an impact on security strategy

Re-engineering infrastructure PPPs
Ajay Shankar

To revive PPPs, the govt should take on macroeconomic risks flowing from uncertainties in GDP growth rates

Saradha scam: Is TMC unravelling under pressure?
Probal Basak

The party finds itself in the middle of a storm due to its alleged involvement in the scam and faces an exodus of grass-roots leaders

'The Indianisation of our culture has to be done'
Bhartruhari Mahtab

It shouldn't be only done by govt or party that is in power in Centre. It has to be done by all political parties that want to serve the country

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A long face-off

A half century of cold war between US and Cuba ends

Russia in trouble

Perils of open capital account underlined

Una Galani

Joining the dots
Una Galani


Goodbye tech conglomerates, hello "ecosystems"

John Foley

The three denials
John Foley


China needs history's biggest spring clean

John Foley

Mud sticks
John Foley


Avon exposes ugly side of doing business in China

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Better brief

A senior minister in the Narendra Modi-led government recently called journalists for an impromptu briefing. Since his is a key ministry, a ...

Writing on the wall

Since the results of the by-elections in West Bengal were declared, it has been a writing on the wall that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will ...

Commission and omission

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) recently invited fresh bids for the Shivpuri-Dewas road project in Madhya Pradesh, earlier ...

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Letters: Turbulence for SpiceJet

This refers to the report "SpiceJet all but grounded, lenders refuse to play ball" (December 18). The trouble that SpiceJet finds itself in ...

Letters: India, Pakistan must act

This refers to the editorial "Peshawar's murdered children" (December 18). The cowardly and dastardly act by terrorists, killing 132 ...

Letters: Fine-tuning a smart city

In addition to Vinayak Chaterjee's definition of a "smart city" in his column "What is a smart city?" (Infratalk, December 16), I would say, a ...

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Putting an end to regulatory logjam

As the government gears up to regulate the e-commerce business, the industry has to step up its compliance effort

Related-Party Transactions: Learning from the USL case

Rejection of important RPT, which is not abusive, by a small group of minority shareholders is likely to hurt the company

Follow a phased, sequential approach for entry

Legal profession in India is different and distinct from the profession practised elsewhere in the world. It is more litigation-oriented as is ...

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Foreign firms must submit to Indian disciplinary rules

There is a need to create a level-playing field before foreign firms are allowed to enter and practise in India

Settlement must be free from duress

Settlement of disputes can be challenged in court if a dominant corporation uses coercion, duress or undue influence of various types against a ...

Making the company law work

Amendments to the provisions of Companies Act, 2013 since April are largely the result of a drive to increase ease of doing business and correct ...

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Double digit earnings to cheer markets in FY16

Analysts expect earnings surprises from consumer discretionary, financial and industrial sectors

Is the fall in Aban Offshore's stock justified?

Street worried on impact of lower oil prices; analysts say these can be partly offset by de-leveraging gains

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