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Let the rupee drift downward
Jaimini Bhagwati

The external sector remains vulnerable, and India cannot afford an overvalued rupee

Lessons from the Ebola crisis
Devangshu Datta

The recent outbreak has prompted a rethink on drug-use ethics

An old index, but new insights
Rishi Shah & Abheek Barua

In obsessing over interest rates in our often copious discussions on monetary policy, we miss the other variables that monetary policy impacts

God reads my columns
Jamal Mecklai

Volatility in currency markets has finally come to life, courtesy chuppa rustam dollar, which, at long last, appears to be stepping out

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Back to tax confusion?

Once again, tax demands on foreign investors cause worry

A new order

A ray of hope for Indian generic drug makers

No Yukos
Pierre Briançon


Oligarch arrest shows Russia back to siege economy

Katrina Hamlin

Add me to your network
Katrina Hamlin


LinkedIn can woo the censors to connect with China

Andy Mukherjee

Vanishing optimism
Andy Mukherjee


Commodity prices mirror global growth pessimism

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No thanks for thanks

At a recent conference on smart cities, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu raised a laugh from an otherwise stiff, dark-suited crowd of ...

Quote, unquote, no quote

"Please don't quote me" has been a standard request of bureaucrats talking off the record to journalists since time immemorial. But the ...

Let the gloating begin

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s poor performance in the crucial by-polls to 33 Assembly seats saw the Opposition Congress grab the ...

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Letters: Lending is a risky game

This refers to the report "Bank credit growth falls below 10% after 5 years" (September 18). This is not good news for the Indian economy and ...

Letters: Issued in public interest?

Tears roll down my cheeks after seeing full-page advertisements by leaders such as Narendra Modi and Anandiben Patel. This is a mere wastage of ...

Letters: The right work culture

This refers to the report "Xi visit: Some work, some play"(September 18). With Narendra Modi's background, few thought that he would excel in ...

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The elephant in the board room

Corporate India's 'tick-in-the-box' approach to detect and report fraud and misconduct is making many independent directors and auditors ...

Uber: Destructive innovators or system gamers?
Somasekhar Sundaresan

Who can run a taxi and on what terms, is a matter of regulation with varying intensity in cities across the globe

Land acquisition quashed under new law
M J Antony

A weekly selection of key court orders

Making laws for 'glocal' economy

RBI's security concerns on e-commerce transactions point to the need to update laws for the segment

Wilful defaulters and the Companies Act, 2013

Recently, United Bank of India declared Kingfisher Airlines Chairman Vijay Mallya, as well as some directors of the company, wilful defaulters. ...

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Delhi HC joins dots on indirect transfer debate
Mukesh Butani

The verdict serves as reference for invoking treaty abuse provisions in the absence of General Anti-Avoidance Rules

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Crude oil likely to sustain below $100/bbl

Oil subsidies to fall 44% in FY15

Apollo Hospitals eyeing higher margins

While HMS acquisition will add to company's pharmacy business, hospital segment will drive profits

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