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US to India: retro tax law will hurt

Friday 20 April '12

GEITHNER TO PRANAB: 'Dampened enthusiasm on investment... looking at bilateral impact'
Warner Bros looks for a spell to replace Harry Potter

Monday 12 March '12

Sherlock Holmes has been the subject of many a TV or film adaptation, from Basil Rathbone’s 1940s films, to the recent BBC reimagining of the Arthur Conan Doyle stories, to a new US series, which will...
Betting industry makes Olympic preparations

Monday 12 March '12

The London Olympic Games, which actually get under way two days before the lavish opening ceremony in east London with two preliminary round games of women’s football at the Millennium Stadium in Card...
Games begin on streets of Mayfair

Monday 5 March '12

Brands such as Burberry, Fendi and Salvatore Ferragamo are spending tens of millions of pounds upgrading and extending their central London stores to look their best for an expected 11m Olympic touris...
Iran lauds Oscar triumph despite protest links

Monday 5 March '12

The Islamic regime in Tehran has welcomed the country’s first Oscar win for A Separation in the best foreign-language category, even though the opposition regards the film as an anti-government protes...
Outsourcing space: India’s hopes rest on its R&D hub status

Monday 5 March '12

At this time each year, India’s IT services industry waits patiently for the release of the budgets of its western clients — banks, manufacturers and governments — that will determine their business o...
Ping, swipe or wave, pay by mobile

Monday 5 March '12

Vodafone, Visa allow purchases via mobiles, but customers may take time to switch
Exit Kodak’s name, synonymous with Oscars

Monday 27 February '12

The 84th Academy Awards has a guest list to rival any party in the world. Brad Pitt will be there, as will Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, Meryl Streep and all the other stars of the silver screen
And the Oscar comes from …

Monday 27 February '12

RS Owens, the Chicago factory where the 13.5in Oscar statuettes are created, is fighting for its life
The princeling who is set to ascend the Chinese throne

Monday 20 February '12

Xi Jinping is expected to succeed Hu Jinato; there are few hints of his likely policies
Fake cancer drug fears fuel call for crackdown

Monday 20 February '12

Counterfeit drugs are a growing global problem and have become increasingly prevalent in the US, as more manufacturing moves overseas and illicit online drug stores proliferate.
Did the Raj mar the Taj?

Monday 20 February '12

The landscape was more prettily treed, Lord Curzon considered it overgrown and cleared it out
Crisis must not change India’s course

Monday 13 February '12

The reforms that made sense earlier still do; India should learn from the mistakes of the affected countries but remember they remain high-income ones, and why
A dogfight over Delhi

Monday 13 February '12

The Rafale deal with IAF is a major win for France and a big disappointment to the four nations in the consortium that lost out
Dampened prospects

Monday 6 February '12

As population growth outstrips agricultural gains, policymakers will have to juggle the conflicting need to provide food and jobs while curbing damage to the environment
‘PM doesn’t even have power over his ministers’

Monday 6 February '12

Berlusconi says he won’t return to politics, delivers a lecture attacking Italy’s system
Davos Diary

Monday 30 January '12

The most gripping exchange during a session on Russia came when Bill Browder of Hermitage Capital — once the biggest foreign investors in Russia and now a critic
Google protests EU’s proposed rules on privacy

Monday 30 January '12

Google has protested at draft European Union privacy rules that would regulate how companies store and handle personal information, saying that some measures could “break the internet”
What Europe could learn from America’s debt scramble

Monday 30 January '12

Last summer, some of America’s largest banks secretly stocked their ATM machines with the maximum possible supply of cash
Outlook now less bleak from this Alpine retreat

Monday 30 January '12

Worst fears not reinforced; nervousness replaces despair among business leaders at Davos

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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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