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The Silk Roads and India today
Kishan S Rana

India cannot resent neighbours moving ahead with infrastructure projects that serve their interests, funded by Chinese munificence

The new trade order
Pradeep S Mehta

TPP is becoming a reality in APAC would have many implications for India, not only in tariff preferences but also higher standards

A different ball game for BJP in Bengal
Ishita Ayan Dutt

Has the Bharatiya Janata Party leadership resigned to the fact that Bengal is a fading dream?

'Now, we are at the stage of financial business'
Saugata Roy

What Jaitley, the experienced lawyer, has done in the Finance Bill is totally in contravention of the rules of business and the Constitution

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The legislative tangle

How to move labour law reform forward

Of good and bad times

The cause and meaning of Vijay Mallya's likely exit

Fiona Maharg-Bravo

Waiting game
Fiona Maharg-Bravo


Downstream cushions Shell while it waits for BG

Robert Cyran

No flight of fancy
Robert Cyran


Bombardier may be the little Canadian that can

Robert Cyran

Failed endorsement
Robert Cyran


LinkedIn shareholders not endorsing lower growth

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A cakewalk

So much for healthy political debate. On his birthday last week, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat cut a celebratory cake that was in the ...

Tit for tat

As we remarked in Chinese Whispers before, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's "suit-boot ki sarkar" allusion has really raised the hackles ...

Parenthood bells

That the British are enamoured by their royalty is well known; so, the hype and excitement preceding the birth of Prince William and Kate ...

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Letters: The quota question

This refers to Ajai Shukla's column "Revive the army's warrior cult" (Broadsword, April 28). While the army has no reservations for recruitment, ...

Letters: All for economic growth

This refers to the report "India loses most-favoured EM tag in April" (April 30). The strong signals emanating from the market point to the ...

Letters: Financial role-play

Now that the debate on the reformation of financial sector architecture has been temporarily laid to rest, it is possibly not a bad idea to ...

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Living with shareholder agreements

The boardroom battle at United Spirits raises questions over related party transactions, legal sanctity of a shareholder agreement, rights of ...

Related-party transactions: A case of regulatory dissonance?

One of the most debated aspects of the Companies Act, 2013, has been the introduction of a revised regime pertaining to related party ...

Criticisms of proposed GST are mostly wrong

All GSTs in federal countries all over the world are imperfect

Excise duty at point of sale: SC

A weekly selection of key court orders

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Liberalising legal services

A divided industry does not augur well for India's efforts to emerge as regional hub for legal services

Wake up call for justice delivery

Based on data computed as of June last year, India ranks ahead of only of Timor-Leste, Bangladesh and Angola

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TVS Motor: Volumes may come under pressure

If volumes don't grow at estimated 12-15% in FY16, margins won't touch 10% by FY17

Higher import duty on sugar will not sweeten prospects

Sugarcane procurement prices need to be linked with market price of sugar

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