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For a stitch in time
TEXTILE EXPORTERS HAVE just about two years to get in shape before the quota regime goes, and the deficiencies in the crucial areas of manufacture and supply chain management that threaten their competitiveness vis-a-vis South/South-East ... More

ECONOMY


CSO estimates — No cause for cheer
The CSO figures on GDP growth have generated considerable optimism about the state of the economy. But P. R. Brahmananda, is not convinced, and explains why there is no real cause for excitement. More

Power shift in the poverty net
EVEN AS politicians hanker after power universally, regulators ask for toothy power while allowing their old tools to rust, people lament about power-tariffs that always tend to climb, courts and dictators debate the power-equations in a ... More

POLITICS


October 2 and all that
THERE was a time when Gandhi Jayanti, on October 2, was observed in the country as a day of rededication to the teachings and ideals of the Mahatma. Admittedly, the day is still observed as such, but the difference is that, today, it has become ... More

TAXATION


Convergent cases, divergent decisions
T. C. A. Ramanujam on how courts differ when deciding on like issues More

A parallel problem
Padmini Srivatsan on the scare of multiple assessment proceedings More

Disability is in law
R. Anand says that deduction for the physically challenged rests on too many crutches More

Cracks in the house
There are snafus in the house property tax regime, says S. Murlidharan More

The argument continues
T. N. Pandey on the wasteful proliferation of litigation More

The Italian connection
THERE is somebody like Mr Jaswant Singh in Italy, its Prime Minister, Mr Silvio Berlusconi. He engaged his Cabinet in an all-night meeting to hammer out more than seven billion euros in income-tax cuts, that would largely benefit those earning ... More

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT


FDI and tech exports: Untapped potential
WORLD FDI flows have risen from $644 billion in 1998 to $1.3 trillion growing at the rate of 18 per cent per year, faster than other economic aggregates, such as world production, capital formation and trade. The global expansion of investment ... More
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