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A financial slave state
T N Ninan

Perhaps Angela Merkel knows the Greeks better than their prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, and finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis. Since the Greek ...

Lessons from the first year
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Mr Modi seems to have confused the centralisation of power with centralisation of administration

A giant confusion
Aditi Phadnis

India changed its stance towards Britain over Lalit Modi who has ED cases against him, and Vasundhara Raje, who gave the ruling BJP its most ...

Women on the edge
Sunil Sethi

The best-known political by-product of Ekta Kapoor's all-time TV blockbuster is Smriti Irani, India's controversial, and many believe misguided, ...

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Vyapam scandal is just a symptom of all that ails the job market

Madhya Pradesh scandal should be treated as a wake-up call underlining the urgent need for job creation

People prefer to go for private education, healthcare

In education this is happening across rural and urban sectors, though the trend is more pronounced in urban areas

Daniel Indiviglio

Unfinished jobs
Daniel Indiviglio


US jobs gains yet to vanquish crisis hangover

Robyn Mak

Moving up
Robyn Mak


Alibaba kicks China's new tech board to big league

Una Galani

No shelter
Una Galani


Ousted CEO shows risks of SoftBank start-up splurge

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Nitish's cleanliness drive

You draw flak either way - if you fight corruption, your detractors see an ulterior motive; if you don't, they see apathy. So, when Narendra ...

Lessons in entrepreneurship

To offer students early lessons on entrepreneurship, the Gujarat government is looking to introduce a chapter on Reliance Group founder ...

Calling Anil Ambani

The who's who of India Inc had gathered at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the ...

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Letters: Employee vs employer

Apropos the 'Written down value' (July 2), a glaring paradox in management literature is one does not find equal footing for would-be employees. ...

Letters: Market mechanism

Though the interview with economist David Friedman (July 2) was an interesting read, it took some interpretation to reconcile his views to ...

Letters: Locked up cash

Apropos the column 'The centrality of cash flows' (July 2), cash flow is to economy what oxygen is to life. It is the assurance of one's ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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TCS Q1: Expectations of leading $ revenue growth

But margins are seen under pressure leading to a sequential decline in recurring net profit

Infra plays: Grabbing market attention

L&T, BHEL, Ashoka Buildcon, Sadbhav Engineering,Kalpataru Power and Alstom T&D among analysts' top picks

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