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Go easy, RBI
Andy Mukherjee

Cutting interest rates now would have few risks, and several benefits

Why CEOs are less jubilant
A K Bhattacharya

Mr Modi should lose no time in responding to the challenges that the poll among chief executives has articulated

The making of Indian cinema's ecosystem
Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

NFDC’s Film Bazaar not only offers young film-makers a platform, but also shows how to foster a creative industry

Slow train to Shanghai
William Pesek

Until Xi addresses China’s structural weaknesses, foreign investors will have good reason to steer clear of equities on offer in Shanghai

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Double standards

Congress will not profit by running away from reform

Health for all

New health insurance push needs thought

Robert Cyran

On the spectrum
Robert Cyran

US spectrum auction raises ghost of 3G sales past

Ethan Bilby

Performance lag
Ethan Bilby

Lenovo deals need cost control spark to compute

Una Galani

Hard to copy
Una Galani

Indian bank M&A looks hard to copy

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Letter of the law

Between investigative and audit bodies, sector regulators these days are feeling the pressure of heightened scrutiny more acutely than ever ...

Flooding out the facts

The horrors of last year's June 16-17 deluge in Uttarakhand, particularly in the Char Dham area, are hard to forget. That disaster claimed over ...

India or Israel?

During his maiden visit to India for the India-US Trade Policy Forum, US Trade Representative Michael Froman was visibly uneasy while talking ...

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Letters: Modi's silence at the top

This refers to the editorial "A mixed picture" (November 25). It is true that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strategy to improve the economy ...

Letters: Amway's vision

This refers to "Amway co-founder's Simply Useless advice", the book review of Simply Rich: A Memoir (November 19). You are right in the ...

Letters: Indo-US relations 2.0

This refers to the editorial "Another step forward" (November 24). The current re-calibration in Indo-US relations is as much a product of the ...

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Can India keep its flag high?

Authors of World Bank's Doing Business report attribute India's jump to 7th place to changes in the company law, but rollbacks since June could ...

Delhi's winter of reforms

The FM has signalled financial sector and capital market reforms by committing to implementing recommendations of the Financial Sector and ...

Trade union rivalries still alive and well

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Time for legal reforms, Mr Gowda

To be successful, the new law minister needs to do some tightrope walking, taking into confidence both the legislature and the judiciary, while ...

Rubber stamp board - a thing of the past?
Asish K Bhattacharyya

Companies Act 2013 can't deter removal of an independent director from a company with concentration of ownership

BIFR alone to decide if unit has revived
M J Antony

A weekly selection of key court orders

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Bharti Airtel: Lower debt, core operations focus positives

Spectrum auctions, improvement in African operations are key triggers for the stock

Hindalco: Novelis & increased production from new smelters may not sustain higher profitability

Coal issues to hurt earnings of new aluminium capacities

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