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One year of Modi - Off the beaten track?
Abheek Barua

Three ways in which the NDA govt's economic policy differs from its predecessor's

Can robots save "Make in India"?
Rahul Jacob

Developing countries unable to create large number of factory jobs also the hardest hit by climate change

Arvind Subramanian

A common Indian agricultural market?
D S Kolamkar & Arvind Subramanian

The authors explain characteristics of agricultural markets in India and look at possibilities of setting up a national market for commodities

For a 'brave new world'
Devangshu Datta

The outcomes of a recent experiment with a technique to edit human DNA could go a long way beyond fixing genetic disorders

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India lacks a defence strategy

Defence Minister Parrikar hamstrung by anachronistic framework

Why can't Modi make a case for reform?

For fear of being "anti-poor", PM unwilling to discuss NDA govt's economic reforms

Antony Currie

No Sergio Mergionne
Antony Currie

Fiat boss fights for car M&A with hand behind back

Robert Cole

Robert Cole: Red cards
Robert Cole

US well placed to blow whistle on soccer excess

Fiona Maharg-Bravo

Ballot battles
Fiona Maharg-Bravo

Spain starts confusing political transformation

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Shoulder to shoulder

A full majority government at the Centre completing its first year, a hapless Opposition and the scorching heat of Delhi should have typically ...

Some Twitterati help

Gujarat-based Vyas Chetan had a pressing query for the National Stock Exchange (NSE). He took to Twitter to get it addressed. But there was one ...

Power politics

At a press meet organised to showcase the achievements of the ministries under his stewardship, Coal, Power and New and Renewable Energy ...

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Letters: A lesson in food safety

This refers to the report "As Maggi goes off menu, Nestle gears up for damage control" (May 28). Economic governance in the form of a more ...

Letters: Double standard in India?

Apropos the report "As Maggi goes off menu, Nestle gears up for damage control" (May 28), it is disturbing to go through the findings that are ...

Letters: Maggi - A moot question

Apropos the report "Maggi issue wake-up call for food companies: CSE" (May 27), for ages, Nestle's Maggi has been the first choice for all age ...

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Decoding the mystery of falling company registrations

In 2014-15, about 64,000 enterprises got registered, a drop of 35%

New child labour norms leave many dissatisfied

69.5% of child labour in India are employed in the agriculture sector

Tax residency of companies

New rule leaves room for discretion in determining whether a foreign company can be said to be resident in India

Pardon delay, but not at high cost

The chronic defaulters in this aspect are revenue departments and arms of government


Time for companies to come clean

Businesses need to spruce up their compliance regimen in line with the government's move to curb generation of illegal money - in India and ...


'Welcome relief to closely held companies'

Parliament last week cleared the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2014, which seeks to simplify some provisions of the Companies Act, 2013, to ...

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Hindalco Q4 PAT hit by one-time provision

Aluminium margins contract sharply; sales, operating income growth driven by higher volumes

Coal India: Improved profitability, a positive surprise

Better cost controls, benefits from e-auction volumes help post better operating performance

Have Your Say

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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