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Explaining expectations
Subir Gokarn

Figuring out why inflationary expectations have been so stubborn is critical for policy

Making haste slowly
A K Bhattacharya

In India, any major policy change can take at least seven to 10 years

Policy triggers and wild cards
Devangshu Datta

RBI's August policy review and the course of the West Asian crisis will determine market movements in the short run

How smart is a smart city?
Sunita Narain

The government's proposal to build 100 "smart" cities will work only if it can reinvent the very idea of urban growth in a country such as India

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The numbers add up

A relook at P Chidambaram's legacy as finance minister

Face up to China

Government must suggest a treaty on Brahmaputra waters

Antony Currie

Paperclip tiger
Antony Currie

Memo to Wall Street: More Ace Greenberg please

Robert Cyran
Robert Cyran

Shareholders punish Amazon with whole new multiple

George Hay

War and Peace
George Hay

StanChart at risk of "doing an HSBC" - badly

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Pirated disinterest

A recent event to educate government officials on the pitfalls of using pirated software indirectly showed why software piracy remains rampant ...

Lagging indicator

The Madhya Pradesh police has been tireless in showcasing the efforts of a special task force to catch Sudhir Sharma, wanted in a state entrance ...

The Fortaleza tie-in

A handshake at Fortaleza prompted a flurry of activity in New Delhi and Mumbai. The meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian ...

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Letters: Unhealthy growth

This refers to T N Ninan's column "Only 'above average'" (Weekend Ruminations, July 26). The latest figures of the United Nations Development ...

Letters: Capital gains

This refers to the editorial "Making banks safer" (July 25). The Basel committee of banking supervision is obsessed with only one high-point ...

Letters: The banking safe zone

This refers to the editorial "Making banks safer" (July 25). As rightly observed, capital adequacy and tighter regulation are just one step ...

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Saving PPP projects
Jyoti Mukul

Flexibility in terms and conditions could preserve contract sanctity

Soumitra Dutta

India's competitive edge is less sharp: Soumitra Dutta

Interview with Dean, Johnson Cornell University

Somasekhar Sundaresan

Some existential questions for Indian tribunals
Somasekhar Sundaresan

Retired judges who join tribunals are at the mercy of civil servants in the administrative ministries for policy governing their day-to-day ...

Gift of property need not be handed over
M J Antony

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal


Why GAAR spooks corporate India

Trust deficit between taxpayers and tax administrators is the key factor that makes GAAR a non-starter


Need debate on the time required to be GAAR-ready: Rajiv Memani

Interview with CEO & country managing partner, EY India

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PNB's Q1 profit growth beats estimates

No surprise on asset quality; accumulation of stressed assets at Rs 4,107 crore

Colgate: Low volumes, high valuations cap upsides

June quarter volume growth was lower than expectations though, it maintained market share

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