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Mr Modi's choice
Mihir S Sharma

China and the United States are not just two geopolitical poles, but would expect different strategies for economic development in India

Drenched in decadent doctrines
M J Antony

Despite Supreme Court's repeated calls, law of torts has remained static

India's 93.2% quandary at WTO
Soumya Kanti Ghosh

WTO reconvenes to re-examine issue of agriculture subsidies, numbers alone suggest that India has a strong case for declining to sign WTO’s TFA

Secular arithmetic goes against BJP
Subir Roy

The severe setback that BJP has suffered in by-polls after a dramatic victory in general elections calls for intensive decoding

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Small but significant

Tax-information sharing a genuine achievement for G20

Battle of big numbers

Govt's warning of losses from coal block cancellation also too high

Andy Mukherjee

Savings swamp
Andy Mukherjee


Japan's revival faces paradox of thrift

Quentin Webb

Check it out
Quentin Webb


Tesco takeover looks less and less crazy

Una Galani

Soft-value
Una Galani


Alibaba IPO highlights SoftBank's value dilemma

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Haryana in the drop zone

Apprehensions of Election Commission strictures have become so pervasive that it created no small confusion in the Government of India. The ...

Saturated satisfaction

Taking corporate-style governance to another level, the ministries for coal, power and renewable energy are basking in the glory of conducting ...

Blood money?

At an infrastructure summit organised by Ficci, many developers were complaining about the prolonged and acute funds crunch because banks were ...

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Letters: Versions of secularism

Though I largely agree with Hasan Suroor's observations in his article "Modi, faux Secularists and Muslims" (September 23), his certificate of ...

Letters: Vote-bank politics

Apropos the article "Modi, faux secularists and Muslims" (September 23), Hasan Suroor's views on the so-called secular parties is commendable. ...

Letters: PM and minority affairs

This refers to the report "Indian Muslims will live and die for the country : Modi (September 21). In his interview with Fareed Zakaria, Prime ...

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Protecting the whistle-blower

Absence of a comprehensive protection programme acts as deterrent to prospective whistle-blowers

A weekly selection of tax-related court orders

A missed opportunity The Delhi High Court in the case, Delhi Airport Metro Express vs CAF India & Construcciones Y Auxiliar De ...

Customs duty regime needs to be friendlier
Sukumar Mukhopadhyay

The sheer complication in the tariff itself is quite daunting for investors

Easing worries on appeal rules
TNC Rajagopalan

One of the controversial amendments introduced in the Finance Act, 2014, was a mandatory pre-deposit for filing appeals in central excise and ...

Corruption wipes out oil dealerships
M J Antony

A weekly selection of key court orders

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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 ...

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Cummins India: Exports key to higher growth

Muted growth likely this year on sharp rise in genset prices

Metal prices weaken on global macro factors

Rising dollar likely to put more pressure on base metal prices

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