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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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We support an open Internet, says COAI »

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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... »

Technically

Index outlook: Stormy weather ahead

Lokeshwarri SK

Bears wrested the advantage from the bulls after a brief lapse on Monday when both the Nifty... »

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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Sports

Clinical Mumbai Indians register first win in IPL 8

PTI

Mumbai Indians Mitchell McCleanaghan celebrates the wicket of Virat Kohli of RCB during the IPLmatch at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday. PTI Mumbai Indians produced a clinical performance to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 18... »

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 »

National

Large quantities of oxytocin to extract milk seized from Ghazipur dairies

Our Bureau

Large quantities of oxytocin injections in plastic bottles and other veterinary drugs were seize... »
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Politics

Rahul, Sonia slam Modi on Land Acquisition Bill

Our Bureau

Strong message Congress President Sonia Gandhi along with party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at a rally against the Land Bill in the Capital on Sunday. RAMESH SHARMA The huge turnout of farmers and agriculture workers from Delhi and neighbouring States in a rall... »
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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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Portfolio

Data Analytics and You

Meera Siva

Financial service providers are using intelligence gained from data to serve customers better... »

Your Money

Due Diligence

Should you accept a golden handshake?

Anand Kalyanaraman

In two minds whether to sign up for the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) announced by your e... »

Markets

‘FMC-SEBI merger will bring more participants to the market’

Shishir Sinha

Ramesh Abhishek, Chairman, Forward Markets Commission With an expanded product range, commex will get depth, says FMC chief »

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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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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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