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Corruption and Indian democracy
Ashok Lahiri

Democracy is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for rooting out corruption

For a 'just' cause
M J Antony

Motor vehicles accident tribunals are quite tight-fisted when the claim of a widow, children or dependents is decided

What's the new ETA for acche din?
Subir Roy

What the government can and is already seeking to do is improve the ease of doing business and facilitate investment in infrastructure

Global debt - An ailment with few cures
Peter Eavis

Greece needs far easier money than the rest of Europe and it can’t get it because it is locked in with the rest of Europe

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No distinction between FDI and FII a dampener for insurance sector

While raising the foreign investment limit, the government clubbed FDI and FII flows

Govt should leave airfares to mark

Air travel is not a poor man's necessity and it is no business of the government to fix fares

Jeffrey Goldfarb

Calling the tune
Jeffrey Goldfarb


Apple marching to the drum of its own Beats

Dominic Elliott

Positive neutrality
Dominic Elliott


EU's net neutrality pragmatism looks prudent

Peter Thal Larsen

Taking stock
Peter Thal Larsen


Chinese stock markets need more than lip service

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In a jam

As the government celebrates the Digital India Week, one of its most ambitious programmes related to mandatory biometric attendance in ...

Agony Aunt

At a conference organised by the Indian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, whole-time member of the Securities and Exchange Board ...

Exit option

Revenue Secretary Shaktikanta Das, who spoke before S Raman of Sebi at the event mentioned above, recalled how the government had sorted several ...

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Letters: Reference point

Apropos the editorial, "Endgame in Athens" (June 30), which stated India's foreign exchange reserves are at a record high. This is true in an ...

Letters: Greek tragedy

Apropos the report, "Grexit looms large over Europe" (June 30), the Greek tragedy is a damning indictment of the state of affairs in the small ...

Letters: A new low for Bangladesh

Bangladesh cricket has sunk to a terrible low by daring to publish a shocking stationery advert in a leading Bangla daily displaying seven top ...

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Due diligence vital for start-ups

Sebi norms for listing of these entities require minimal disclosures and compliance

Why NGOs are ending up on the wrong side of the law

Experts say most such NGOs are on a sticky wicket when it comes to compliance with various provisions governing them

Courts can skip empty formalities: SC

It is a basic principle of law that no action shall be taken without providing a hearing to the affected party. This principle, called the law ...

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Dealing with write-downs

The challenge for auditors is to ensure impairment charges are recorded in a timely manner, while for companies it is important to convey to ...

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Making company registration easy

The government introduced a new registration form INC-29 - which combined seven different forms into one - on May 1 this year as part of its ...

IT raids: Assessee's rights limited

Before launching an income tax search and seizure, it is not necessary for the authorities to allow the assessee to inspect documents to verify ...

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IGL: Strong prospects, regulatory clarity to drive re-rating

Today's SC verdict removes a major overhang on the company given that PNGRB was looking to cap gas marketing margin of IGL

SBI: Asset quality to improve further in FY16

Street expects gross NPAs and net NPAs to increase by FY17

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