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Nirbhay Kumar
Time ripe for sale The government has set the ball rolling for privatising Air India with finance minister Arun Jaitley making so far the strongest statement publicly on this and stated the intent very clearly last week
Nirbhay Kumar
Govt should overrule protests on AI privatisation Former disinvestment secretary Pradip Baijal was part of the Vajpayee government's dream team that was given the task of privatising public sector companies.
Sangeetha G.
Margins improve for gold loan companies Despite demonetisation hurting sentiments in the third quarter, gold loan companies have seen a significant rise in net profit, even with modest assets growth.
Sangeetha G.
Online fast fashion brands strong in sales, margins

Globally, fast fashion thrives on affordability and larger volumes.

Ashwin J Punnen
Sebi to narrow P-note route, proposes $1,000 fee on each investor The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Monday proposed to impose a regulatory fee of $1,000 for each participatory note (P-note) issued by foreign investors and bar issuance of such deri
Gautam Datt
Cattle cauldron simmers: Govt mulling order rework Ban on sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets kept the political pot on the boil on Monday, with Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee describing it as an attempt to encroach into state power
Rajgopal Nidamboor
Live life to its fullest potential Life is full of charm. Yet, we don’t often discern it, until situations coerce us to.
Gautam Datt
All’s fair in war, eh? Kashmir is a war-zone and the army is fighting a dirty war. It is difficult to stay apolitical in the times when popular public opinion is in the grip of rabid nationalism.
Arun Kejriwal
Correction in value round the corner The market is on a roll and has crossed the psychological level of 31,000 comfortably on Friday.
Nirbhay Kumar
Indian carriers pip foreign airlines For those wanting to travel abroad this summer season, the news could not have come at a better time.

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