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... »

Taking stock: winners and losers in 1 year of Modi

Parvatha Vardhini C

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

India Inc yet to line up for bank credit

G Naga Sridhar, NS Vageesh

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

Anand Kalyanaraman

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

Adi Godrej sees big growth potential in realty

Adi Godrej, Chairman of the Godrej Group,

Amrita Nair Ghaswalla

Godrej Properties’ entire launch inventory at its Gurgaon project, amounting to 4 lakh sq ft, ha... »
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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 »

The five things to look out for today

AAP's 100 days in office The Delhi government has planned a mega event at Centr... »



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

Our Bureau

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


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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`Be partners in policy making’: Muralidhar Rao

L N Revathy

BJP National General Secretary, P. Muralidhar Rao The challenge for the BJP Government in the coming days is not over getting new investments or p... »
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Don’t entertain SMSes from unknown sources!

K V Kurmanath

Be wary of SMSes that try to conceal links in the original message Spammers find newer ways to reach you. If your security filters screen suspicious URLs, they inv... »
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Rafale deal: Congress fires fresh salvo at Modi govt


The Congress today kept up its attack on the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale deal with... »

Real Assets

Bullion Cues

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 »



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

Our Bureau

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

Nalinakanthi V

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 »
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