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Rahul is our leader: Khurshid

Sunday 13 October '13

Defending Rahulís statement rubbishing the ordinance on convicted lawmakers, Khurshid said, ďHe took a principled stand, whereas the Cabinet was taking a practical stand.Ē
Look East

Thursday 10 October '13

Keystone of Indiaís Look East policy has been the countryís engagement with ASEAN countries.
No escaping the basics

Monday 9 September '13

What the IMF would prescribe for India
The odd couple in Maharashtra

Thursday 22 August '13

Mistrust between the Congress and the NCP is deep and growing.
Reliance Infra wants three-fold hike in Mumbai Metro fare

Monday 12 August '13

Anil Ambaniís Reliance Infrastructure-led Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd (MMOPL) has demanded an almost three-fold hike in fares of Mumbai Metro from what it had originally committed.
Reliance Infra seeks 3-fold hike in Mumbai Metro fare

Monday 12 August '13

Anil Ambaniís Reliance Infrastructure-led Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd (MMOPL) has demanded an almost three-fold hike
'Using subsidised power, cooking gas and diesel, and then saying we can't afford food Bill... Why target only subsidies for the poor?'

Sunday 28 July '13

In this Idea Exchange, economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen speaks about the controversy triggered by his remarks on Narendra Modi and why it is wrong to brand him anti-growth or pro-government. T...
City of rights and wrongs

Wednesday 17 July '13

The court did well to allow dance bars to reopen. But we need to ask why the people of Mumbai canít have enough of bans and the moral police
R R Patil wants changes in copsí transfers, Chavan wants a review

Monday 15 July '13

Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil has yet again recommended wholesale changes to transfer postings of IPS officers recommended by the state governmentís Police Establishment Board (PEB),
R R Patil wants changes in cops' transfers, Chavan wants a review

Monday 15 July '13

R R Patil has this year again recommended wholesale changes to transfer postings of IPS officers.
India Inc gets a peek into Modi's agenda

Friday 28 June '13

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, seen as the BJPís prime ministerial candidate, Thursday told a group of some 120 CEOs that India needs empowered states, flexible labour laws and a governance-bac...
India Inc gets a peek into Narendra Modi's agenda

Friday 28 June '13

Modi was a listener for first 20 minutes of the 75-odd minute exchange.
Chit fund firms tie SEBI in legal cobwebs, slow down probe

Sunday 28 April '13

Markets watchdog Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) faces a formidable legal task in its scrutiny of the operators of West Bengalís many alleged Ponzi schemes.
Chit fund firms catch SEBI in legal web, slow down probe

Sunday 28 April '13

MPS's agents too have dragged the regulator to the civil courts
SEBI digs deeper, chit scam gets bigger

Friday 26 April '13

SARADHA Realty Ltd, which has gone bust now, may be just the beginning of the unfolding of a deeply entrenched Ponzi scheme network involving dozens of other companies in West Bengal, some of which al...
SEBI digs deeper, chit scam gets bigger

Friday 26 April '13

Deposit schemes: Six companies have raised over Rs 7,000 crore
'UPA has to deliver before the next elections... There were issues where decisions should have been taken two years ago'

Sunday 14 April '13

Aditya Puri, Managing Director of HDFC Bank, speaks about governance issues affecting growth and why "banks canít be the engine of growth".
Last chance for prudence

Wednesday 27 February '13

With elections near, the finance minister must resist pressures to splurge on populist schemes
ĎOf course, we must look into environmental factors, but not by stopping developmentí

Sunday 24 February '13

Adi Godrej speaks about the slow rate of growth and the investment climate in the country.
Industrial area plan: Bold move, old obstacle

Saturday 5 January '13

The policy announced by Industry Minister Narayan Rane and Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on January 2 reckons the problems states face in bringing home investment.

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