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NET NEUTRALITY
A must for free speech
By Geetha Hariharan
SPURRED BY THE recent events, India’s policy circles are dancing to the complex tunes of net neutrality. Airtel came under fire for pricing calls made over the internet differentially. Airtel and Reliance Communications are at the centre of a storm as Airtel Zero and Internet.org, the Facebook-spearheaded product for low-cost internet access, face criticism for violating net neutrality. The...
Court dismisses Satyam case convicts' appeal   20 April, 2015
Hyderabad: A city court here on Monday dismissed a petition by Satyam scam kingpin B. Ramalinga Raju and others challenging the verdict of a special court which sentenced them to seven years' imprisonment in the multi-crore-rupee accounting fraud.The Metropolitan Sessions Court here dismissed the appeal on the ground that it is not maintainable.The court ruled that it has no jurisdiction over...
Prick that trial balloon   18 April, 2015
WHAT WAS the Reserve Bank governor thinking when he spoke about making the rupee fully convertible a few days ago? Consider five factors. One, we have hundreds of farmers committing suicide because of weather shocks. Two, we have barely come out of an episode of immense volatility of the rupee. Three, India is rated just above ‘junk’ by international credit rating agencies. Four, we...
Sensex down nearly 180 points   20 April, 2015
Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), made heavy losses during the pre-afternoon trade session on Monday. It was down nearly 180 points or 0.63 percent.The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading in the red during the pre-afternoon trade session. It was lower by 55.85 points or 0.65 percent at 8,550.15...
Rupee hits 3 1/2-month low, stock slide   21 April, 2015
The rupee fell to a three and a half month low in early trade on Tuesday as concerns over retrospective taxation loomed among foreign investors, while weak Asian peers and broad dollar strength added to the pressure.Stocks also fell to their lowest in nearly four weeks.The partially convertible rupee fell to 63.1550 per dollar, its lowest since Jan. 8 and compared to its previous close of...
Property market to improve by Mar 2016: Fitch   20 April, 2015
Net neutrality in India still a myth   19 April, 2015
SBI commits itself to financial inclusion   18 April, 2015
India to grow at 7.5 pc in 2015: Moody's   17 April, 2015
'Global information exchange must to curb black money'   20 April, 2015
Modi courts Canada banks, insurers, pension funds   17 April, 2015
Modi's coal turnaround to ease chronic power cuts   16 April, 2015
Boardroom on wheels   11 April, 2015
BMW reveals wearable device for MINI drivers   14 April, 2015
TCS heads towards biggest fall in over three months   17 April, 2015
Lending firms cut home loan rates   14 April, 2015
Modi vows to 'clean up mess' in India   16 April, 2015
Flipkart walks away from Airtel Zero platform   14 April, 2015
Net neutrality row grows louder, Internet.org hit   16 April, 2015
Regulatory puzzle   11 April, 2015
Common thread   11 April, 2015
Let workers have quality family time   14 April, 2015
Strong attachment   11 April, 2015
March consumer price inflation eases to 3-month low   14 April, 2015
Indian economic reforms on right track: US   14 April, 2015
Indian growth engine re-energised: Modi   13 April, 2015
Modi woos German investors with stable tax regime   13 April, 2015
China to blacklist its unruly tourists   11 April, 2015
India's GDP growth rate to reach 8 pc by 2017: WB   14 April, 2015
RBI warns public against 'balance checking' app   11 April, 2015
'Satyam verdict will act as deterrent'   10 April, 2015
Modi praises small businesses   09 April, 2015
Saudi keen to participate in Make in India   08 April, 2015
Semi hi-speed EMUs set to zoom past bullet train plans   08 April, 2015
Money Order goes the telegram way   05 April, 2015
Govt instituting rational framework for land acquisition: Modi   13 April, 2015
Islamabad shops to close early to save energy   09 April, 2015
SBI to soon disburse loans in 10 days   03 April, 2015
RBI unlikely to change repo rate   02 April, 2015
Railways give shine to ties as Modi set to visit China   06 April, 2015
Facebook out to woo Chinese firms   31 March, 2015
RBI leaves policy rates, reserve ratios unchanged   07 April, 2015
SBI gets approval to divest 10% stake in Life Insurance   31 March, 2015
Lanka to resume road projects with China   30 March, 2015
Australia to join China-proposed Asian bank   29 March, 2015
Govt to invest $10 bn in chip manufacturing units   27 March, 2015
Room still for people to come clean on black money: Jaitley   06 April, 2015
China unveils action plan on Silk Belt, Road initiative   28 March, 2015
Oil prices surge after Saudi air strikes in Yemen   26 March, 2015
SC allows finalisation of telecom spectrum bids   26 March, 2015
High Chinese cost opportunity for Indian industry: Jaitley   27 March, 2015
PM appeals to well off people to give up subsidised LPG   27 March, 2015
Highest disinvestment proceeds this fiscal: Jaitley   25 March, 2015
SBI to dilute stake in its general insurance venture to 49%   26 March, 2015
Spectrum auction concludes after 19 days   25 March, 2015
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