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The Budget - back to basics
Abheek Barua

Getting the balance between fiscal restraint and growth-contracting policy remains a problem

No more 'vegetarian' airlines please
Anjuli Bhargava

If the government wants a safe and healthy aviation sector, it should keep in mind the 3 Cs - credentials, capital and capability - before it ...

The rural beti as businesswoman
Kanika Datta

United States President Barack Obama's statement about enabling a young woman in rural India to start a business with a partner in America that ...

Japan's hope may be its hinterlands
William Pesek

Japan Inc has changed too much for traditional monetary and fiscal incentives to work on their own. So the ripest targets for the Bank of Japan ...

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The value of consistency

RBI must adhere to a course once selected

No deal on climate

India, US cooperate on climate, but no agreement

Richard Beales

Spinning the story
Richard Beales


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Robert Cyran

A for Apple
Robert Cyran


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George Hay

Precarious existence
George Hay


Greek banks will have to live hand to mouth

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Sorry Didi

Amitabh Bachchan doesn't agree with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who tweeted on Monday that he should have been honoured with the ...

Eyes on the prize

When asked whether the Congress promise of freebies to voters if elected to power in next month's legislative Assembly elections in Delhi had ...

More equal than others

Suspended Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP, Kunal Ghosh, first refused to get into a police van and then had to be dragged out of it when he was ...

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Letters: Obama's conviction

This refers to the editorial "Three days in New Delhi" (January 28). US President Barack Obama demonstrated how particular he was in ...

Letters: Devil is in the detail

Apropos the the editorial "Three days in New Delhi" (January 28). The nuclear liability law enacted by India after signing the civilian nuclear ...

Letters: Balancing for growth

This refers to Andy Mukherjee's article "Restoring federal balance"(January 28). This revealing analysis of fiscal management has come at the ...

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Labour woes ahead of reforms

Centre has set the ball rolling for radical changes in labour laws, instrumental to its 'Make in India' campaign

What to learn and unlearn from the US

Prior public consultations when making regulations should be a critical feature

Non-use of acquired land makes it invalid

It is not just under the old central Land Acquisition Act 1894, but even under state laws, land is acquired and not used for decades, making a ...

Does The Indian Contract Act need a re-look?

One of the oldest acts in Indian statute books, The Indian Contact Act, 1872, needs to recognise non-compete restrictions, bring more clarity in ...

When taxman comes calling on your bonus

If fringe benefit tax makes a comeback in the forthcoming Budget, there could be some tightening of tax evasion

How GST will benefit traders and manufacturers

Concept of manufacture will be replaced by value added which is numerically measureable and is not controversial

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Ranbaxy disappoints the Street, again

Lower exclusivity revenues affect US performance; adverse currency movement hits Russia revenue

Emami: Margin gains, other income boosts earnings

Healthy growth across key segments in December quarter

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