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A new oil price policy
T N Ninan

As oil prices head lower, its time for the government to bring a new oil price policy

Rahul Jacob: Will Modi's message on cleanliness sanitize India?
Rahul Jacob

If cleanliness is next to godliness, the national pastime of littering must make India the least spiritual place on earth

Born in blood
Deepak Lal

How intimations from the past help explain the spread of the ISIS

A brave new country
Sunanda K Datta-Ray

Narendra Modi is not only looking to develop India with his new scheme, he is demanding a 'New Indian'

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End diesel subsidy now

Government must use oil windfall wisely

Relics of the past

Need to revamp commodity boards

Neil Unmack

Your skin in my game
Neil Unmack

Blackstone finds way to outsource skin in the game

Edward Hadas

A new chapter
Edward Hadas

Central banks should forget about inflation

Jeffrey Goldfarb

New ball game
Jeffrey Goldfarb

Ballmer's exit value is now Nadella's to preserve

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Non-planned consequences

Prime Minister Narendra Modi acted true to form when it came to taking the decision to scrap the Planning Commission and replace it with another ...

Food for rumour

A day after Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit met Kashmiri separatist leaders, the much-touted deal-breaker for talks with India, he was ...

A handle on information

The Press Information Bureau (PIB), the government's publicity department, has been a diligent partner in Narendra Modi's efforts to communicate ...

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Letters: A temple of policymaking

I was touched to read the obituary (?) of the Planning Commission written by Nitin Desai in his article "RIP Planning Commission" (August 21). ...

Letters: Needed - A stable neighbour

This refers to the your editorial "A wasted moment" (August 21). New Delhi's decision to call off talks with Pakistan seems to be nothing but a ...

Letters: Make maths more relevant

This refers to the editorial "Why maths matters" (August 17). First, only six "millennium problems" remain, since Grigori Perelman has solved ...

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Exim Matters: Can govt fights be kept out of court?
TNC Rajagopalan

Last week, the Union law ministry asked various ministries not to take their quarrels to courts but resolve these amicably through empowered ...

Making exits viable
Jyoti Mukul

Only after a public-private project is commissioned and established should a company be allowed to exit

WATCHTOWER: Making India a centre for arbitration

The Law Commission of India has proposed radical overhaul of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996, in an effort to make India a hub for ...

India-made regulations will deter "Make in India"
Somasekhar Sundaresan

For deals to be investor-friendly in India, review of merger and acquisition law is a prerequisite

Stream of decisions on cheque bouncing
M J Antony

A weekly selection of key court orders


Cracking the code

Companies have a long way to go before meeting Sebi's corporate governance compliance requirements

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Eicher Motors: Dream run set to continue

Analysts expect Royal Enfield to become a million-unit franchise; earnings estimate for 2015 upgraded

Brighter days ahead for paint companies

Asian Paints, Berger Paints, Kansai Nerolac set to gain from industrial pick-up, softening crude oil prices

Have Your Say

Narendra Modi has invited comments and suggestions on his move to scrap the Planning Commission. What would your advice to the Prime Minister be?

Narendra Modi has invited comments and suggestions on his move to scrap the Planning Commission. What would your advice to the Prime Minister be?

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Jaimini Bhagwati

Jaimini Bhagwati: BRICS and the coming crash
Jaimini Bhagwati

In the event of major capital outflows from India, a BRICS Bank and reserves-sharing agreement would be a big help

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Nitin Desai: RIP Planning Commission
Nitin Desai

The Planning Commission has not been central to the policymaking process since the mid-1960s

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Rahul Jacob: The SEZ fixation
Rahul Jacob

Modi's call for more SEZs amidst growing opposition from farmers is as unrealistic as pursuing "zero defect" manufacturing in India