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What the talkathons missed
T N Ninan

The Asian Development Bank, surveying water security in Asia, has reported that India ranks near the bottom on the subject

Why AIIB could work for India
Suman Bery

The Asian investment bank could transform development finance and enable Sino-Indian cooperation

Modi's mann ki baat with Singh
Sunanda K Datta-Ray

Here's what might have happened when Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his predecessor, Manmohan Singh, at 7, Race Course Road

Nuclear accidents and black swans
Devangshu Datta

Number of states with nuclear weapons has risen and perhaps, as importantly, nations and non-state actors with nuclear aspirations have

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India lacks a defence strategy

Defence Minister Parrikar hamstrung by anachronistic framework

Why can't Modi make a case for reform?

For fear of being "anti-poor", PM unwilling to discuss NDA govt's economic reforms

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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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 ...

Some Twitterati help

Gujarat-based Vyas Chetan had a pressing query for the National Stock Exchange (NSE). He took to Twitter to get it addressed. But there was one ...

Power politics

At a press meet organised to showcase the achievements of the ministries under his stewardship, Coal, Power and New and Renewable Energy ...

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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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