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Forget about reform
Mihir S Sharma

The real lesson of the Budget session is that Modi has the tools and the power to conduct big-bang reform if he wants - but he doesn't want to

Kraft was global, then it wasn't
Justin Fox

Kraft will be in a better position to manage its overseas brands in conjunction with Heinz than it would be alone

Beware all ye who have borrowed dollars
Abheek Barua & Bidisha Ganguly

A US rate hike and a spike in the dollar could pose a variety of problems even if they last for a quarter

Act locally, benefit globally
Sunita Narain

Climate change, we can emphatically say, is a wicked problem

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Multilateral competition

Bretton Woods institutions must change to stay relevant

A finance SEZ

Questions about policies for the GIFT project

Kevin Allison

Chemical romance
Kevin Allison


Dow Chemical tempts fate with $5-bn chlorine sale

Edward Hadas

Not always the worst
Edward Hadas


Yemen fighting could lead to lower oil prices

Neil Unmack

Curve ball
Neil Unmack


Flat euro yield curve is unused windfall

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Same difference

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) drew much criticism form rival political parties after its national council expelled four dissident leaders, including ...

Straight talk

Do not be surprised if after booking a ticket on the IRCTC website next time, you receive an email response from none other than Railway ...

Good news

Journalists have always known it, but a global study on news consumption last year confirmed the belief that negative news headlines work (30 ...

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Letters: A case of vague laws

Apropos the article "Why scrapping Section 66A may not be in India's best interest" (March 25), I would like to say that a wrong can not be ...

Letters: A manufacturing hub

This refers to the article "Make in India for the world" (March 26) by Nigel Harris, president & CEO of Ford Motor Company India. Harris ...

Letters: Lee's legacy

This refers to Rahul Jacob's column "Lee Kuan Yew's legacy in China" (Country Code, March 28). The well-researched and informative column on Lee ...

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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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New LNG policy: No major benefits for Petronet, GAIL

Analysts say these two will have to forgo part of marketing margins and re-gasification rates, restricting gains

Power Sector: Light at the end of the tunnel

Returns ratios of JSW Energy and NTPC to improve in FY16, as power demand picks up

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The real lesson of the Budget session is that Modi has the tools and the power to conduct big-bang reform if he wants - but he doesn't want to

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