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From protest movement to political party
Ashok Lahiri

How successfully Arvind Kejriwal manages the issue of inner-party democracy will determine whether the AAP is seen as transforming politics

Diversify or perish
A K Bhattacharya

Exports in the first 11 months of 2014-15 were estimated to be $284 billion, a decline over the same period of the previous year

Framing ideas, getting connected
Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

Ficci-Frames 2015 has started an interesting initiative to get new ideas into the entertainment industry

The new multilateral financial architecture
Akshay Mathur

The formidable intentions of AIIB and the new transnational corridors project are both a challenge and an opportunity for India

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A recurring dilemma

RBI must respond to sluggish growth

Out of the loop

Policy should address India's low e-commerce readiness

John Foley

Home help
John Foley


China housing rescue uses right tool for wrong job

Olaf Storbeck

Cheers to the German consumer
Olaf Storbeck


Hefty German wage hikes make ECB's life easier

Una Galani

The slow road
Una Galani


China offers lessons for Saudi market opening

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Rogue members

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s membership drive, launched on November 1, requires a person to give a missed call on a specified number. The ...

Tough act

A leading e-commerce firm, which recently launched an advertising campaign with a top Bollywood actor, recounted the tough time it had while ...

Who lit the fire?

After the Supreme Court struck down the controversial section 66A of the Information Technology Act, questions were raised about why it was ...

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Letters: On a sound war footing

Ajai Shukla's column, "Don't divide the army, Mr Parrikar" (Broadsword, March 31), presents an alarming view of the state of affairs in the ...

Letters: Language and values

This refers to Nilanjana S Roy's column "A thousand tongues" (Speaking Volumes, March 31). India is a polyglot nation, which is a great ...

Letters: Transparency in politics?

This refers to the Chinese Whispers item "Same difference" (March 30). Not unexpectedly, rival political parties are criticising the Aam Aadmi ...

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An elephant in a hurry

Regulatory turfs are set to get reworked as financial sector reforms gather pace

How constitutional are Sebi directions?

SC's rationale on validity of IT Act holds immense significance for the financial sector

Caution on injunctions against banks

A weekly selection of key court orders

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Tackling transfer pricing

Time and negotiation needed for the govt and corporates to come out of the maze around transfer pricing-related issues; the current half-hearted ...

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Winds of change in insurance boardrooms

There are stirrings in the insurance sector - foreign joint venture firms are raising their stake to 49 per cent while their Indian partners ...

Conflict between govt policies and competition law

Many in the government often fail to consider the benefits of competition on the economy and consumers

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Rural themes at risk as ground reality far from rosy

Analysts worry about possible loan waiver, falling sales of 2-wheelers, tractors and consumer products

Margin gains ahead for Pidilite

Improving demand, expansion plans to drive growth

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