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The right to be forgotten
Ajit Balakrishnan

On the new dimensions in the battle for online privacy

Payment banks - Spot the difference
Madan Sabnavis

With post office deposits and Jan Dhan already in place, is there really place for yet another institution for banking inclusion?

Constructive lessons from a destructive cyclone
E A S Sarma

The damage caused by Hudhud in Visakhapatnam underlines need for govt to follow some basic disaster management and environmental rules

The Narendra Modi sweepstakes
Shreekant Sambrani

With the fresh mandates, Mr Modi would be expected to deliver miracles. But that is for another day

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Global slowdown presents mixed bag for India

How a global slowdown could help, and hurt, India

High-flyers struggle

The information technology outlook has just lost some sheen

Richard Beales

Fast data, slow math
Richard Beales


Spreadsheet bungles alive and well in high finance

Peter Thal Larsen

Double Abeloss
Peter Thal Larsen


Abenomics hits a speed bump, not a road block

Antony Currie

Slowly but surely
Antony Currie


Morgan Stanley homes in on underwhelming target

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Raj's WhatsApp headache

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray faced a piquant problem soon after it became evident that his party had been decimated in the ...

...and MNS rib-ticklers

When even a rank outsider like the Hyderabad-based Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM), with two seats, fares better than a "son of the soil" ...

New alliances bloom

Politicians who opposed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on ideological grounds before the Assembly elections are blithely jettisoning their ...

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Letters: Centre versus the state

This refers to the editorial "Lessons from two states" (October 20). Although a national party would like to establish itself at the state level ...

Letters: Congress in tatters, again

This refers to the editorial "Lessons from two states" (October 20). Even after the serious reversal in the Lok Sabha elections earlier this ...

Letters: BJP goes alone

Two more Congress bastions, Haryana and Maharashtra, have fallen to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and it is becoming more apparent that the ...

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Child labour

Grey laws woe for child labour

Seventy per cent of child labour violations take place in the agriculture sector

Family firms focus on business sustainability
Asish K Bhattacharyya

Succession planning, sibling rivalry and dispute among family members can lead to difficult situations

Any misrepresentation in prospectus is treated as fraud

Even as the action moves to the Securities Appellate Tribunal in the case involving the capital market regulator putting a ban on DLF Ltd and ...

More SC rules on bouncing cheques
M J Antony

While disposing of a batch of cheque bounce appeals with a 14-year history, the Supreme Court last week set forth six more guidelines to speed ...

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When a huge discount is not anti-competitive

Allegations of predatory pricing may not hold ground in the high-pitch turf battle for consumers' pocket between e-tail and retail

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We want 250 obsolete laws to be repealed: A P Shah

Interview with Chairman, Law Commission of India

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Diesel deregulation impact: WPI to fall 30 bps

Lower fuel subsidy payouts might restrict gross fiscal deficit in FY15

Idea's Q2 gets boost from higher data volumes

Numbers beat Street expectations and would have been even better but for the dip in voice ARPUs

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