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Mr Modi's follow-through risks
Nitin Pai

For India to make the most of Narendra Modi's ambition and energy, he must get New Delhi to keep up

A glimpse of things to come
Abheek Barua & Bidisha Ganguly

Rise in US interest rates, fall in oil prices and the slowdown in China are three themes that will dominate the markets in 2015

Microsoft and Google in a post-Snowden world
Katie Benner

US tech firms face a harsh reality now as global politics could obliterate advantages created by superior innovation & high-quality products

Revise India's climate strategy
Sunita Narain

US has legalised lack of ambition or inequity of action. We can call this a 'win' for developing countries, only if we are delusional

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Fiscal imperatives

Mid-Year Analysis shows government has daunting task

Now, the big push

Much work remains to get GST passed

Dominic Elliott

Research engine optimisation
Dominic Elliott

Research reform starts here for Europe's investors

Kevin Allison

Re-injecting the fizz
Kevin Allison

Activists may take the Pepsi, and Coke, challenge

Una Galani

Joining the dots
Una Galani

Goodbye tech conglomerates, hello "ecosystems"

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Food bites only

Sushma Swaraj is the first woman external affairs minister of India, and a "woman's touch" was much in evidence at the annual lunch she hosted ...

Mood swing

The lunch hosted by Sushma Swaraj saw many current and ex-journalists in attendance. One group was seen discussing the progress of various new ...

Sense of relief

The Politburo of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), or CPI(M), issued a statement last Thursday welcoming the agreement between Cuba and ...

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Letters: Exchange rate winners

This refers to Jaimini Bhagwati and Abheek Barua's article "Yes, the rupee is overvalued" (December 19). While the econometrics in the article ...

Letters: The 'new' public sector

This refers to T N Ninan's column "Find the men for the job" (Weekend Ruminations, December 20). The author's conclusion that the government ...

Letters: GDP growth rate tool

For all the limitations of gross domestic product (GDP) growth - and the urgent need to improve various aspects of quality of life in India - ...

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Corporate India learns to live with competition law

Compliance needs to be embedded in the decision-making process, say experts

Three areas of regulatory attention for 2015

The process of selecting and appointing personnel to run the regulatory agencies is the weakest link in the system

Arbitration agreement needs no signature

An arbitration agreement, even though in writing, need not be signed by the parties if the record of agreement is provided by exchange of ...


Putting an end to regulatory logjam

As the government gears up to regulate the e-commerce business, the industry has to step up its compliance effort


Related-Party Transactions: Learning from the USL case

Rejection of important RPT, which is not abusive, by a small group of minority shareholders is likely to hurt the company


Follow a phased, sequential approach for entry

Legal profession in India is different and distinct from the profession practised elsewhere in the world. It is more litigation-oriented as is ...

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Double digit earnings to cheer markets in FY16

Analysts expect earnings surprises from consumer discretionary, financial and industrial sectors

Is the fall in Aban Offshore's stock justified?

Street worried on impact of lower oil prices; analysts say these can be partly offset by de-leveraging gains

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