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Two constraints on 'Make in India'
Ajit K Ghose

Policies to revive manufacturing must examine nature of workforce's skills deficit - & recognise export-led growth may no longer be possible

Ships stranded at home
Pranjul Bhandari

Either we believe that an export revival is beyond our control, or we proactively chip away at domestic bottlenecks

Development back on track as Jayalalithaa returns
Gireesh Babu

Experts say her focus will be on economic development and growth ahead of next year's Assembly elections

'The question of social harmony'
Hamid Ansari

Indulging in communal misdeeds is a sin in religious terms and it is 'the duty of co-religionists of such offenders' to resist it

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In an antique trade

Free trade in Indian antiquities will help preserve heritage

India lacks a defence strategy

Defence Minister Parrikar hamstrung by anachronistic framework

Peter Thal Larsen

Beautiful blame
Peter Thal Larsen

To fix FIFA, start with the sponsors

Swaha Pattanaik

Yen for weakness
Swaha Pattanaik

Yen slide will encounter little political friction

Antony Currie

No Sergio Mergionne
Antony Currie

Fiat boss fights for car M&A with hand behind back

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The smile says it all

Say this for Home Minister Rajnath Singh - he has a great talent for shrugging off uncomfortable questions without rancour.On the completion of ...

Mysore has a new king

Here are some interesting facts about the newest king of Mysore. Yaduveer Wodeyar is worth Rs 10,000 crore. After his coronation, he is now set ...

Shoulder to shoulder

A full majority government at the Centre completing its first year, a hapless Opposition and the scorching heat of Delhi should have typically ...

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Letters: A lesson in food safety

This refers to the report "As Maggi goes off menu, Nestle gears up for damage control" (May 28). Economic governance in the form of a more ...

Letters: Double standard in India?

Apropos the report "As Maggi goes off menu, Nestle gears up for damage control" (May 28), it is disturbing to go through the findings that are ...

Letters: Maggi - A moot question

Apropos the report "Maggi issue wake-up call for food companies: CSE" (May 27), for ages, Nestle's Maggi has been the first choice for all age ...

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Decoding the mystery of falling company registrations

In 2014-15, about 64,000 enterprises got registered, a drop of 35%

New child labour norms leave many dissatisfied

69.5% of child labour in India are employed in the agriculture sector

Tax residency of companies

New rule leaves room for discretion in determining whether a foreign company can be said to be resident in India

Pardon delay, but not at high cost

The chronic defaulters in this aspect are revenue departments and arms of government


Time for companies to come clean

Businesses need to spruce up their compliance regimen in line with the government's move to curb generation of illegal money - in India and ...


'Welcome relief to closely held companies'

Parliament last week cleared the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2014, which seeks to simplify some provisions of the Companies Act, 2013, to ...

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M&M Q4 sales decline less than estimated

Higher realisations prevent sharper fall in sales, tractor margins down 300 bps to 11%

Ranbaxy: A new challenge for Sun Pharma

With Q4 performance already impacted, Sun Pharma needs to transform Ranbaxy's US and domestic operations

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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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