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Tax Games - chasing money & power
Ajit Balakrishnan

Analysis of the political economy of taxation can be as entertaining as an IPL cricket match and as naked a pursuit of wealth

Why so serious, Mr CEO?
Shailesh Dobhal

Communication from the corner offices of India Inc remains stiff even when the world around has moved on

Behind the big FT sale
Indrajit Gupta

The FT sale is significant for a variety of reasons. One, the global media business is in turmoil

Escaping the Greek debt trap
Barry Eichengreen, Peter T Allen & Gary Evans

Greece and the EU should contractually link changes in the terms of the country's EU loans to milestones in structural reform

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Bias towards action

Two issues RBI must contend with

Unsold homes

Real estate slump needs urgent remedies

Robyn Mak

Searching for directions
Robyn Mak


Baidu reinvention needs a roadmap to profit

Fiona Maharg-Bravo

Be prepared
Fiona Maharg-Bravo


BP is making the best of a bad situation

Robyn Mak

Payment not guaranteed
Robyn Mak


China worries start now for Visa and MasterCard

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A 'Weird' case

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has passed an order against a company with an unusual name - Weird Infrastructure Corporation. ...

Ad-vantage Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee pulled a pleasant surprise during her five-day tour of Britain. To spread the message that Bengal was ...

Fake degree

As many as 3,000 school teachers in Bihar, who had allegedly used forged certificates to land jobs, have resigned following an investigation. ...

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Letters: Be more proactive

This refers to the article, "No time for complacency" by A K Bhattacharya (July 27). At a time when the economy is on the path of progress, the ...

Letters: A great loss

Apropos the report, "APJ Abdul Kalam: A youth icon who connected with all" (July 28). Kalam's death is shocking. His contribution to the country ...

Letters: More than distrust

The editorial "Mutual distrust" (July 27) provides an excellent analysis of the controversy arising from the draft Indian Financial Code ...

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GST jitters for corporate India

Lack of visibility on rates and the political logjam make companies apprehensive

ICDS - Quest for harmony

Due to divergence between ICDS and IFRS, companies have to maintain multiple books of account

Bounced cheque: Company need not be accused

In a case of bounced cheque, it is not necessary to complain specifically against the company if the managing director is the sole proprietor. ...

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Legal, audit firms wage turf war

Audit and accounting firms favour multi-disciplinary partnership, the legal fraternity stays out

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'Limits window for exercise of ESOPs'

The intent of the regulator is to curb insider trading by restricting the exercise of ESOP, if such employee is in possession of any unpublished ...

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'New regulations not to dampen use of stock options'

In recent years there have instances where ESOPs have been used to manipulate stock prices, and also as poison pills to defend hostile bids

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Rajesh Exports: Execution of Valcambi buyout holds key

Analysts are also concerned over the company's corp governance, its low free float and insufficient quarterly tax provisions

Maruti Suzuki: Strong show justifies rich valuations

While most positives are factored into the price, long-term investors may consider corrections as an entry point

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