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Sons who won't leave home
Ajit Balakrishnan

Successful parents are increasingly faced with continuing to support children in their 20s or 30s

Keeping a weather eye on climate
Surinder Sud

Scientists are now keeping tabs on weather abnormalities while crafting technologies to combat climate change-related challenges to agriculture

Getting real about real estate
Vinayak Chatterjee

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill seeks to bring order to an ungoverned market

Build capacity for energy diplomacy
Arunabha Ghosh

India’s energy diplomacy is certainly demonstrating a quest for variety, both in energy sources and the countries from which to secure them

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In need of a strategy

Government should deal with the media, not blame it

TCS comes down to earth

Don't expect information technology to sparkle this fiscal year

Katrina Hamlin

Water works
Katrina Hamlin

Grand plan could make China's water work

Fiona Maharg-Bravo

No place like home
Fiona Maharg-Bravo

Spanish banks will be pushed into more deals

Robert Cyran

Generally unelectric
Robert Cyran

GE's higher sum might reflect most of the parts

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Bhushans at 'Court'

Shanti Bhushan and Prashant Bhushan have seen many courtrooms and a number of judges during their law practice. But last Sunday, the father-son ...

Healthy habit

Back in 2013, even before he became prime minister, Narendra Modi had said at the Vibrant Gujarat's National Summit on Inclusive Urban ...

Looking for Nitish

Barely had the brouhaha around the formation of the Janata Parivar died down when there was speculation about Nitish Kumar's no-show at a Patna ...

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Letters: Flying cheap

This refers to the report "Govt puts UPA's low-cost airport projects on hold" (April 20). A wide network of airports is a necessary requirement ...

Letters: India's future Air Force

Ajai Shukla's column "'Make in India' on the guillotine," (Broadsword, April 14) raises several compelling questions, especially about the ...

Letters: Affordable health care

Apropos T N Ninan's column "Don't subsidise, build" (Weekend Ruminations, April 18), public health is meant for the poor and the government in ...

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Indian taxmen beat the world

No other country has mandated disclosure of foreign travel; govt's promise of review being watched keenly

Will the corporate governance structure change?

Stringent rules for independent directors in state-run banks and insurance companies

No excise on drugs made in job work

A weekly selection of key court orders


Surveillance rises, privacy retreats

Considered to be a low-surveillance nation, India needs to act fast to prevent it from encroaching on privacy


Customs in 1961 provided better delivery of service than now

Requirement to achieve the target gives officers unlimited power

Double-edged sword of diluting 'objectionable' online content rules

The Supreme Court recently made it mandatory for an aggrieved party to seek a court or government order and present it to the intermediary to ...

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ITC: Valuations attractive despite regulatory risk

FMCG business growth ahead of sector; analysts expect Ebit to grow in early teens in FY16

Hindustan Zinc: Volumes boost Q4 numbers

Improving prices and mined production keep analysts positive, with resource base of 365 mt

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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?

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