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Not the only game in town
Akash Prakash

India needs to up its game, because the other emerging markets are upping theirs

The lone wolf syndrome
Shyamal Majumdar

Modern workplaces may ignore loners but if given time and space, these introverts can come up with ideas that work beautifully

BJP's great leap back on the nuclear deal
Sunanda Mehta

The party vociferously opposed the deal when in opposition. Now, it appears to be only too keen to embrace it. What has changed?

Build toilets in the mind first
Bhupesh Bhandari

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's exhortation to end open defecation has resulted in two large donations for the cause: Rs 100 crore each from the ...

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Lure of lucre

Public-sector banks need robust rewards and penalties

The imperial republic

Over-centralisation in Modi government an unhealthy trend

Christopher Swann

Out of the Woods
Christopher Swann

Bland Lagarde will escape the Bretton Woods curse

Robert Cyran

In the clouds
Robert Cyran

Snapchat's valuation soars on tech-land pixie dust

Katrina Hamlin

The new news
Katrina Hamlin

China freer press might reboot markets

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Good days for promotion

The promised achhe din or better days are here for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)-inspired publications Organiser and Panchjanya. The two ...

Birthday bump?

According to Press Trust of India reports, a Delhi trial court on Thursday fixed December 9 as the next date of hearing for the case related to ...

Image management

It is well established that the current government is extremely conscious of its media image. So much so that press officers attached to all ...

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Letters: Look beyond privatisation

A K Bhattacharya's column "Double trouble for PSUs" (Raisina Hill, August 25) touches on the privatisation of public sector undertakings (PSUs). ...

Letters: Battling the ISIS plague

This refers to Claude Smadja's article "ISIS' clear and present danger" (August 28). Iraq has a long tradition of allowing religious, cultural ...

Letters: Derivatives - The other side

This refers to Praveen Chakravarty & T V Somanathan's article "Why derivatives are a Pyrrhic triumph for our equity markets" (July 21) and ...

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In search of a fine balance

As the Centre overhauls labour laws, it's vital to ensure businesses and workers do not take each other for granted

Time to move forward with a new GST model
Sukumar Mukhopadhyay

At the state level, it will be an amalgamation of sales tax and some existing state taxes

SC restarts 20-year-old arbitration
M J Antony

In a dispute in which arbitration proceedings had not commenced for two decades, the Supreme Court has ruled that the court has the power to ...

Exim Matters: Can govt fights be kept out of court?
TNC Rajagopalan

Last week, the Union law ministry asked various ministries not to take their quarrels to courts but resolve these amicably through empowered ...

Making exits viable
Jyoti Mukul

Only after a public-private project is commissioned and established should a company be allowed to exit

WATCHTOWER: Making India a centre for arbitration

The Law Commission of India has proposed radical overhaul of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996, in an effort to make India a hub for ...

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Cairn India: Upsides capped

Limited uptick in near-term production, lower crude prices and fund allocation concerns loom

Street cautiously optimistic on PFC and REC

But companies will be hit if regulators act tough on coal block allocations termed illegal by SC

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