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The yoga challenge
Abheek Barua

Asking difficult questions about International Yoga Day

Rahul Yadav's 'everyone-is-dumb-but-me' mindset
Shyamal Majumdar

The just-sacked CEO could learn a thing or two from what Steve Jobs had said about his years of wilderness after getting fired from Apple

Rural ICE
Bibek Debroy

In the concluding part of the series, the author uses India's Consumer Economy data to demonstrate 'rural' is not a homogeneous entity

Surinder Kapur and the Japanese way
Bhupesh Bhandari

Apart from manufacturing best practices like Kaizen and JIT, he did not ignore the softer aspects of the Japanese work culture

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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

Una Galani

No shelter
Una Galani


Ousted CEO shows risks of SoftBank start-up splurge

Dominic Elliott

John Cryan, superstar
Dominic Elliott


Deutsche investors imbue new CEO with magic powers

Jeffrey Goldfarb

Calling the tune
Jeffrey Goldfarb


Apple marching to the drum of its own Beats

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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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Bharti Airtel: Shedding tower assets, more in store

Tower deals a positive; stock could be re-rated if the firm leaves some smaller African markets

E-com IPOs: Infibeam sets the ball rolling

Measured growth and expansion could help the firm turn profitable this year

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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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