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Closing the infra gap
Ashok Lahiri

The developmental logic behind the new BRICS Bank is compelling

Build one India, brick by brick
Subir Roy

The ghar wapsi-love jihad-church vandalising elements have to be told to cease and desist or face the strong arm of the law

Will Carson and Fiorina disrupt GOP race?
Jonathan Bernstein

No one remotely like Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina has come close to winning a US presidential nomination in the modern era

McDonald's chief promises turnaround in a restructuring
Hiroko Tabuchi

Steve Easterbrook has promised to refashion McDonald’s into a modern, progressive burger and breakfast restaurant

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A backward step

Why is India still on the US' IPR watch list?

Competition to the end

Behind Berkshire Hathaway's 50th anniversary

Robert Cyran

20-20 foresight
Robert Cyran

Cisco safely and slowly routes leadership change

Peter Thal Larsen

Battle of the bulge
Peter Thal Larsen

China's investment bank wannabes face long march

Kevin Allison & Antony Currie

Powerwall jackpot
Kevin Allison & Antony Currie

Elon Musk plugs Tesla valuation into the grid

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A healthy debate

An application to track user health in innovative ways was launched in Delhi last week, along with a communication campaign aimed at making ...

Alternative therapy is in vogue

Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, wants the media to go for a session of 'vipassana', an ancient technique of meditation. Sisodia ...

Gardening tips

Nitin Gadkari's frank admission at an event on sprinkle irrigation systems in Nagpur on Sunday that he stores his urine in 50-litre cans to ...

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Letters: Handling criticism

Apropos the editorial "Public trials?" (May 5), a call for a public trial of the media by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is not only ...

Letters: The CM's blame game

This refers to the editorial "Public trials?" (May 5). The activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal's careless statement claiming "public ...

Letters: Fixing evils, one at a time

This refers to Debashis Basu's column "For a truly different regime" (Irrational Choice, May 4). The intensity and spread of any work undertaken ...

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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


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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Frontline stocks & broader markets may crack further

High frequency indicators hit a low in March

SKS Microfinance: Good show likely to continue

A banking licence, if awarded, could be a key trigger

Have Your Say

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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Debashis Basu

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Arun Shourie, a member of the previous Union government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and an important intellectual of the right went on ...

Subir Gokarn

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A number of significant linkages between rainfall and economic outcomes have policy implications

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