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Chinese companies lead the global IPO chart

Maulik Tewari

Unlike in India, the Asian IPO (initial public offering) market is in fine fettle. Asian... »

US agrees to re-start talks on social security with India

Amiti Sen

The US is finally ready to start talks with India on a bilateral totalisation pact after... »

‘We want to free India from the clutches of global finance’

Sitaram Yechury

AM Jigeesh

Sitaram Yechury, elected General Secretary of the CPI(M), in Visakhapatnam on Sunday, tak... »
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Tata Motors rights issue: smooth ride ahead

Parvatha Vardhini C

Bright prospects for the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) division and the cyclical turnaround in... »

Need a ‘cool headed’ debate on net neutrality: TRAI chief

Rahul Khullar, TRAI Chairman

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BOOK REVIEW

No forest standing

Book: Green Signals:
Ecology, Growth, and
Democracy in India
Author: Jairam Ramesh
Publisher: Oxford
University Press India
Price: ₹850

A Srinivas

The ‘Green Signals’ emanating from this government are disquieting »

Fed rate hike will hurt US economy

Protect the green shoots The Fed needs to work on other methods isak55/shutterstock.com

Guru Ramakrishnan

It will dent the recovery by raising debt servicing costs and strengthening the dollar, impacting jobs and competitiveness »

Editorial

Take it easy

Full capital account convertibility is a desirable goal, but our situation calls for a gradualist approach to dismantling capital controls »

Opinion

Exporters need more policy support

Chequered approach Doesn't benefit anybody

Ritesh Kumar Singh

India’s Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 sets an ambitious target of $900 billion in merch... »

Ahmedabad blues

Yoginder K Alagh

It was a sad but nostalgic month of March »

Beyond Stocks

Going Global

How to invest across the borders

Gurumurthy K

New markets: Investing abroad can help you tap more opportunities Decide which market will make up a chunk of your foreign portfolio and keep your account in that currency »

Sports

Rajasthan Royals trounce Chennai Super Kings by 8 wickets

PTI

Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Watson who hits73 runs on action against Chennai Super Kings in Ahmedabad on Sunday. - PTI A rampaging Rajasthan Royals thrashed Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets as openers Shane Wats... »

Policy

New income tax return form to be reconsidered and simplified: Govt

PTI

Government today announced that new Income Tax Return (ITR) Forms that require disclosure of det... »

Banking

FinMin to meet PSU banks on April 28; to take stock of infra projects

PTI

One of the major reasons for rising non-performing assets for PSU banks is non-implementation of infrastructure projects for such reasons as fuel linkage, environment clearance and land acquisition issue. The Finance Ministry has called a meeting of heads of public sector banks on April 28 to deliber... »
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Economy

Indian economy clearly on recovery path: Jaitley

PTI

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during an interview at the World Bank, in Washington, DC. April 19, 2015. Photo: Bala Chandran/Embassy of India Indian economy is now clearly on a recovery path with a 7.4 per cent growth in the first three q... »
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Global Investor

Currency Call

Rupee to trade with a negative bias

Gurumurthy K

It was relatively a calm week for the Indian currency market. The rupee opened flat at 62.33 and... »

Beyond Stocks

Loan Basics

Why a pre-approved loan?

K Venkatasubramanian

LittleStocker/shutterstock.com They can help you in an emergency, but aren’t always the best deal »

Net Worth

Trends

Where India ranks in wealth creation

Arvind Jayaram

India’s wealth has trebled since 2000, but lags the pack of fast-emerging nations »

Agri-biz

Wheat buying down 33% at 26.63 lakh tonnes

Vishwanath Kulkarni

Government agencies led by Food Corporation of India and state entities have procured about 26.6... »
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National

Mumbai to be developed as a global financial centre: Fadnavis

Press Trust of India

Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said his government was committed to deve... »
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News

IAS, IPS officers need govt nod before accepting gift over ₹5,000

PTI

IAS and IPS officers will now need to take prior permission from the Union government before acc... »
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Companies

Canon has recovered from its 2012 setback, says its India chief

R Ravikumar

With more products in the B2C (business to consumer) and B2B (business to business) segme... »

Banking

On 70th founding day of bank staff movement, unions pledge to fight privatisation

LN Revathy

Bank employees across the country are gearing up to celebrate the 70th Founding... »

Companies

Starwood Hotels may bring Tribute Portfolio brand to India

PTI

Global hospitality firm Starwood Hotels & Resorts may consider introducing its recently laun... »

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Cover

Powerless in UP

priyanka kotamraju

Miles to go: Thirty crore people — nearly a quarter of India's population — live without access to electricity in India. Photo: G Karthikeyan The lives of those in ‘dark villages’— which have never seen electricity — tell of hardship, improvisation, family squabbles and grooms who can’t find wives »

Cover

Powerless in UP

priyanka kotamraju

Miles to go: Thirty crore people — nearly a quarter of India's population — live without access to electricity in India. Photo: G Karthikeyan The lives of those in ‘dark villages’— which have never seen electricity — tell of hardship, improvisation, family squabbles and grooms who can’t find wives »
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