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Summitry over substance?
Devesh Kapur

Expectations from Narendra Modi's trip to the United States need to be more realistic

Super Mario's not so super plans
Abheek Barua

ECB boss Mario Draghi's measures on deposit rates and asset-backed securities might not work unless the euro zone's economies revive

Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15 - We can improve if we want to
Madan Sabnavis

Instead of slipping into denial over our poor score, let's look at what we can do better

Xi Jinping - $100 bn is coming!
Nitin Pai

Current moment presents Modi govt with an chance to take advantage, but very carefully, of Beijing’s inclination to offer economic incentives

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Skewed recovery

Economic uptick cannot be taken for granted

The vote up north

The impact of the Scottish referendum

Edward Hadas

Find the culprit
Edward Hadas


Give Germany and China a break

Una Galani

Sukuk status
Una Galani


Sukuk are newest financial centre status symbol

George Hay

One in the aye
George Hay


RBS/Lloyds moving plans leave key questions opaque

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Clean sweep in civil aviation

Talking of its 100-day achievements, the ministry of civil aviation chose the widest possible interpretation of the term. In a presentation, ...

Common expression

The ironic references by the Opposition to the advent of achche din (good days) or their absence thereof have irked several National Democratic ...

On-time performance

For a recent press conference by the popular Hindi reality show Bigg Boss, the channel that airs the show leased the hangar space of a leading ...

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Letters: PSBs' ownership struggle

The suggestions made by Rajiv Lall in his article "Privatisation not a panacea for PSU banks" (September 11) to improve the functioning of ...

Letters: HMT runs out of time

The government's decision to call time on iconic watchmaker HMT after more than five decades has saddened many old-timers like me. The company's ...

Letters: Banerjee paying the price

This refers to the editorial "An embattled Ms Banerjee" (September 11). Didi's long street-level confrontations with the ruling Left in Bengal ...

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The elephant in the board room

Corporate India's 'tick-in-the-box' approach to detect and report fraud and misconduct is making many independent directors and auditors ...

Uber: Destructive innovators or system gamers?
Somasekhar Sundaresan

Who can run a taxi and on what terms, is a matter of regulation with varying intensity in cities across the globe

Land acquisition quashed under new law
M J Antony

A weekly selection of key court orders

Making laws for 'glocal' economy

RBI's security concerns on e-commerce transactions point to the need to update laws for the segment

Wilful defaulters and the Companies Act, 2013

Recently, United Bank of India declared Kingfisher Airlines Chairman Vijay Mallya, as well as some directors of the company, wilful defaulters. ...

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Delhi HC joins dots on indirect transfer debate
Mukesh Butani

The verdict serves as reference for invoking treaty abuse provisions in the absence of General Anti-Avoidance Rules

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Industrial, inflation data show imbalances persist

Inflation trajectory does not match the slump in demand, prolonged pause on rates likely

Sun Pharma: Is the Street's nervousness justified?

The impact of Taro's recalled products is not much but any adverse regulatory action on the Halol plant will hurt

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