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    Sufficient scope exists to increase tax base: Jaitley

    KR Srivats

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday asked the income-tax department to take steps to increas... »

    Taking stock: winners and losers in 1 year of Modi

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    In the last one year, the benchmark index Sensex moved up 13 per cent and the Nifty gained... »

    FPO, financial performance lift NBCC shares

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    The stock of National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) edged up 1.1 per cent in early t... »

    India Inc yet to line up for bank credit

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    It is four months since the Reserve Bank India began easing interest rates, but India Inc is... »

    Gulf Oil Lubricants India: on a smooth drive

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    Gulf Oil Corporation’s lubricants business was de-merged in April last year to form Gulf Oil... »



    An eye on India and one on the world

    Hands on From the word go Sushanta Patronobish

    Chandan Mitra

    Modi has initiated social security cover for all, not to mention ushering in an economic revival »

    The character map

    Ashok R Sankethi

    Ethical behaviour can still fetch good business results. It is practical and revenue-happy, shows a new book »


    Cutting the knot

    The court’s suggestion that FDI parity in the online and brick-and-mortar spaces be considered offers the chance for a policy reboot »


    What price maximum governance?

    In the ring Not a bad performance Keith Bell/

    R Chandrasekhar

    A tamed inflation, declining fiscal deficit, and GDP growing at 7.4 per cent. Not bad for one year »

    The bottom line

    Peter Gregory

    Cutting corruption helps the poor the most »


    Index Outlook: Rough road to derivative expiry

    Lokeshwarri SK

    Bulls fought valiantly last week to pull the indices back from the edge of the precipice. But th... »


    Duo comes out with network solution for pay for inter-city travel

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    Taxi on Mobile builds inventory of 4,000 cabs from 600 agencies »


    Chettinad Group: father-son row takes an ugly turn

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    MAMR Muthiah Ousted chairman MAM Ramaswamy accuses Muthiah of harassment; son denies charges »


    Adi Godrej sees big growth potential in realty

    Amrita Nair Ghaswalla

    Adi Godrej, Chairman of the Godrej Group, Godrej Properties’ entire launch inventory at its Gurgaon project, amounting to 4 lakh sq ft, ha... »
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    Brilliant Mumbai bags 2nd IPL title, crush CSK by 41 runs


     Jubilant mood: Mumbai Indians celebrate after winning the Final of IPL-8 cricket match against Chennai Super Kings at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday.- Photo: K.R. Deepak Mumbai Indians’ love affair with Eden Gardens continued as they clinched their second IPL title... »
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    Sufficient scope exists to increase tax base: Jaitley

    KR Srivats

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday asked the income-tax department to take steps to increas... »
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    Should you go for the new gold scheme?

    Rajalakshmi Nirmal

    Kutlayev Dmitry/ The new gold scheme seems attractive, but much will depend on the interest rates offered »

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    Manage your portfolio manager

    Aarati Krishnan

    If you believe you can exercise greater discipline over your emotions, go for a Portfolio Management Service »



    Diesel unshackled

    Anand Kalyanaraman

    Fortune favoured the victor. Just after the BJP stormed to power last May, the rout of crude oil... »

    Your Money

    Want to hop on to a cheaper home loan?

    Radhika Merwin

    It took two policy rate cuts by the Reserve Bank of India and a lot of clamouring by borrowers f... »
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    On Day 1 at office, Jayalalithaa announces slew of projects

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    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa gives a dal packet to a beneficiary after introducing a scheme of providing dals at cheap rates at the Secretariat in Chennai on Sunday. PTI On her first day in office today, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa cleared a bunc... »
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    As crushing ends, UP sugar mills look for govt support

    Tomojit Basu

    With sugar mills set to close for the season in Uttar Pradesh and prices still depressed,... »
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    Firm Calls

    DB Corp: BUY

    DB Corp: Making headlines

    K Venkatasubramanian

    Strong presence in northern and western India has boosted its ad and subscription income »

    Mutual Funds

    Franklin India Balanced Fund: BUY

    Coming up trumps with midcap bets

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    The fund has also delivered gains higher that the category average »



    Addressing funding needs

    Meera Siva

    The run-up to the 2014 elections had investors betting on real estate stocks that had been hamme... »

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    The road to Malgudi

    Zac O'Yeah

    Going easy A still from the episode Dodu A quest for RK Narayan’s fictional town — replete with old-world charm and character — leads to many interesting twists and turns, stories and discoveries »

    The first year of the Modi Government meant more of a continuation of policy as far as the telecom sector is concerned; the sector once again faces a huge payout for spectrum purchased in the auct... »

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