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How to eat a free lunch
T N Ninan

India is the third largest importer of crude oil, the third largest importer of coal and the fifth or sixth largest importer of natural gas. ...

A list of risks
Abheek Barua

Many things could play spoilsport for the Indian economy

Lot 583 and a gift of wings
Sunanda K Datta-Ray

The cancelled auction of Karun Krishna Majumdar's relics is India's chance to bring back timeless treasures belonging to the man known as the ...

Statesman of spin
Mihir S Sharma

The new government has much going for it, above all the hopes of India and the world. There is no worse way to fritter away its advantages than ...

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Banking on thin ice

Explicit condemnation of large defaulters welcome

The right smoke signals

Upping stakes on tobacco use is healthy policy

Andy Mukherjee

Oil to debt fire
Andy Mukherjee


Cheap oil worsens Asian debtors' lowflation woes

Edward Hadas

The wealth trap
Edward Hadas


Euro zone lassitude likely to endure

Peter Thal Larsen

Cost inflation
Peter Thal Larsen


Faulty airbags puncture Takata financial cushion

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Undue credit for Modi

Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for some of the previous government's policies appears to be in vogue. At a recent launch of an affordable ...

Tensions on the ground

Relations between developers and real estate consultants have hit a low point in the National Capital Region. Developers here are openly blaming ...

Image problems

It is now established that in keeping with the prime minister's style of functioning, the last expansion of the council of ministers had ...

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Letters: The gold think tank

This refers to the report "WGC ties up with IIM-A for a research centre" (November 27). Even the right exploitation of a small portion of ...

Letters: Why lenders always lose

This refers to the report "Current system protects large promoters: Rajan" (November 26). Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan's ...

Letters: Smoke alarm

This refers to the report "Ban soon on sale of loose cigarettes" (November 26). It is the youth who are the most vulnerable since they start by ...

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Can India keep its flag high?

Authors of World Bank's Doing Business report attribute India's jump to 7th place to changes in the company law, but rollbacks since June could ...

Delhi's winter of reforms

The FM has signalled financial sector and capital market reforms by committing to implementing recommendations of the Financial Sector and ...

Trade union rivalries still alive and well

A weekly selection of key court orders

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Time for legal reforms, Mr Gowda

To be successful, the new law minister needs to do some tightrope walking, taking into confidence both the legislature and the judiciary, while ...

Rubber stamp board - a thing of the past?
Asish K Bhattacharyya

Companies Act 2013 can't deter removal of an independent director from a company with concentration of ownership

BIFR alone to decide if unit has revived
M J Antony

A weekly selection of key court orders

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Reserve Bank expected to hold on to rates

Govt set to cut spending as fiscal deficit hits 90% of estimate in first seven months of the year

Tariff decision: A new trigger for GSPL

Analysts expect FY16 earnings upgrade of 29-85%

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