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The mid-air scare
Rise and fall of India’s calcium carbide industry
Drops of water make the mighty Virulent, but not quite ration Corporation and corporates sho Welcome GST Quality silica from Neyveli PR person par excellence Make standards certification m A single market for electricit The myth and malaise of MRP Remembering SV Infrastructure funding – lesso The ‘Ayyo-yes’ is no more New Chennai Terminal: Next reg A glass full of corruption Plans to channelise CSR funds A blueprint for the future Selective lobby session with J Increasing non co-operation of Pearl city to port city Algebra to algorithms and anal In the horns of a dilemma From Park to Crowne Chennai airport in a STRAIT J Welcome continuation of the re Colour-Chem's colorful persona A doctor WHO dreamS AND DREAMS S V Raju – a ‘good’ true liber Bonanza in locked lands... 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PM favours GM technology GI premium income to cross Rs Shanti and Sadhana through Mus Samskrt loses a passionate exp Speed up the railways To make companies TN their hom The time for it is now Salem steel plant faces brittl Bihar – Nitish Kumar adopts th Physician, cure thyself… Tamil Nadu : 50 Years of Dravi More lustre to leather: 70 yea Delhi is distant Bonanza in locked lands TN to suffer serious loss Airlines in India: cost and sp Changing face of Bhiwadi He took public sector to comma Scientist and leader of educa The ‘doles’ society L&T: focus on infrastructure a Union Budget 2017- It says, le Of course, Gujarat is vibrant When the judiciary is hyper ac The Rajha of Rajapalayam... With agriculture at its heart. IAS invades NDDB... 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India bites the BULLET From heavy chemicals to health TNPL - geared towards future The opportunity to grow is her Happy focus on Happening Harya Power progress Bitter state of the sweet sec From Pharaohs to the Arab Spri Cleaning Ganga – relocate tann When comes such another! There’s quantity; but we need Little for development Gujarat model for port develop Yen for research and developme Fortune for Indian Airlines Align crops to agro climate en TELANGANA at last…BUT This trendsetter is no more The Ports’ Pasha expands into Heartening news to heart patie Land, land everywhere, but... CII projects higher growth… Green Jubilee for agricultural TN – agglomerate land holdings TN can leverage NLC’s strength Tatas moving out of urea produ Know the Pulse A Grand Finale for SN’s MS cen Well-refined – RIL’s refinery EEC at the National Media Cent Fast - track railways to prosp Music loses a maestro GM Technology at last! The king goes fishing while th The people’s person Medical costs hit the roof... Promise of quantum growth Flying High? The two levels of reforms Will ‘print’ survive online o The Hero of bicycles rests in Marching Towards Navratna Dynamic pricing is so destruct R Desikan – the crusader of co A house a day... Big Bang investments by Relia More tributes to GR Applauding enterprise... Has PC missed out on BIG BANG Editor's Notes Nuclear power at the nucleus Another Leo of real estate and UII tops in premium growth The Jan Dhan bonanza TN to suffer serious loss Towards speedy justice You too T M Krishna? Streamlining mandatory third A genius civil servant fades TCS - what a frenetic pace of Welcome euphoria over the east No Maha Koottani in TN... Dr M G K Menon HMIL helped India emerge a lar 10-point programme Little surplus after salaries, When the President was rendere High Expectations A ruse to protect western airl Things happen by accident and Radiant Rajasthan... 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It can turn sour Lesson from Chandrababu Naidu A versatile, humane and effici Algebra to algorithms and anal Nissan exit shouldn’t affect A Politician – business nexus Will the many departures be ac Economic, business and social Colour-Chem’s colourful KRVS Global auto technology Congres TATA STEEL MARCH Inflation: are we emulating A Chaos at Chettinad house Sluggish growth in employment The unreal estate Gujarat has 2200km gas grid, More Shakti to resource mobili Reform funding political parti Service or dis-service Cleansing a corrupt system… The king goes fishing while th A challenge and an opportunity The affordable meals scheme LOT CAN BE DONE THROUGH THE PP How adroitly GR walked with g Case for phasing out LPG subsi For whom the MIDS bell tolls? A HOUSING REVOLUTION? Welcome Measures. Work for 10X An informal presentation - ana The Brit connection continues Plummeting profits of PSBs ‘Hero’ rides into the sunset The scientist-engineer who luc Remembering Indira Sivasailam An eventful week with VVIPs of He performed every type of sur Small is no longer beautiful Insurance companies bleeding, PR Person Par Excellence Huge under-recoveries continue Marketing expert Balagopal is The motor sportsman is no mor Building loyalty through the s Readers' Mail Scientists, please raise your It indeed is attractive for in A historic indirect tax reform Research for results - A uniq An eventful week with VVIPs of South America can help in Indi Sri Lanka votes for change India’s Master Builder… Maha merger – a beginning Global auto technology Congres Trail-blazing Tamil Nadu A welcome initiative-even crit TN accounts for the largest re Delhi is distant… Sweeter prospects for sugar Focus on increased penetration Multi-faceted... Recalling the birth of Mobile A Grand Finale for SN’s MS cen Breaking news or breaking cred Aggressive TOI’s impacts The H A rich pool of talent not util Ooh la la... Between the bang and the whimp Middle class morality… Eternal support for capitalisa Technology for economic, rapid Mr Ashok Leyland... The why of tax incentives Put expensive assets created t Funding the un-funded Marching towards Centenary Negative photo finish: Mauled VV Goes... The doc who revolutionised med Salem steel waiting for its sh Reduce emissions, increase fue A culture of R&D... TGS- The king storyteller ‘Sai’ Srinivasan no more When Ratan Tata visited SRM Secularism and anti-Hinduism When TN politicians can emulat Jaya Ho A cess for new rail tracks Down Memory Lane: S Nithya Ka Sweet news for TN sugar mills BJP’s one man army... The opportunity to grow is her Student power to the fore Who took India to the brink? Textiles to pharma, real estat Chronicling change through six Singur minus Nano – victory or Making ‘my Amaravati’... Delhi Chalo... Call for INNOVATION, for R&D Why throw baby with bath water Shipping woes of Chennai compa Odisha: spectacular win by Nav If not Tamil Nadu, where else? There is potential to raise re Deora – the best networked po Modi storms Silicon Valley From necessity to luxury State Elections: Mid-summer ma 65 per cent of future jobs don L&T- the specialty of special The numismatist newsman DMK does it again

S Viswanathan

Need for more

IN OUR JUNE issue, we had

Put expensive assets created to use...
TAMIL NADU has the reputation of attracting i
Piped gas a pipe dream
UNION BUDGET 2013-Baby Steps
Has PC missed out on BIG BANG REFORMS?


DMK does it again
The affordable meals scheme

New team at the helm at TANSTIA
BHEL – R&D and image building require more attention
An unhealthy adversarial relationship

At the Economic Editors’ Conference (EEC) 2012, I

Editor's Notes

Protest protests

In a highl


A 60-year struggle seems to have come to fruition. But

PC’s preference for professionals

So, Finance Minister P Chidambaram (PC) has opted again

Why this malaise in medical education?

Recently there was a detailed report in The Hindu on th

Engineering seats go abegging

The present stagnation in the job market has its direct

SoA @ 80

The grand old man of the accounting profession has turn

Flying High?

The recent relaxation of restrictions on investment nor

Revving up the manufacturing sector

For a couple of years now, there has been interest on t

Insurance companies bleeding, yet no decision on increasing FDI limit!


The rise and fall of Annamalai University

It required munificence and foresight to conceive and s

Cutting the nose to spite the face

On 24 October morning there was a grand CII event - The

Remembering Indira Sivasailam...

Mallika Srinivasan, Chairman & Managing Director of

Solar, solar everywhere …

There is a welcome thrust on solar power. It assumed sp

Road development slows down

Historically, the southern states have been known for t

Tap the big land resource

Power availability in Tamil Nadu has improved significa

Smile Salem :)

Samarapungavan and Sankarabharanam

My interest in the steel industry received big impetus

Open letter to citizens

Dear Citizens

You should vote for a stabl

A welcome initiative by the judiciary

A yen for wastage…

A decade ago, McKinsey report mentioned that a third of

Valli, they are more marginalised

More tributes to GR

There have been several references to my review of the

CRS, a jewel among managers, is no more.

Moily’s bold thrust

Secularism and anti-Hinduism

The same  day the Supreme Court upheld the appeal

Where a state respects its litterateurs…

I was  deeply impressed by the esteem and regard t

‘Big ideas’ of Modi…

BJP’s Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi outl

The national power grid at last!

The long awaited and much delayed transmission link fro

Padma Bhushan for A Ramakrishna

IAS invades NDDB...

Come elections, come advertisements...

It is a constant tug of war between the Election Commis

Muffled voices for merit…

In the February issue of IE I referred to the disruptio

PM favours GM technology

IE has been suggesting sci

Yellow and red cards

Recently, the DMK’s

Ten minute Mahabharata

Little for development

Tamil Nadu budget for 2014-15 presented by finance mini

Between the bang and the whimper…

Nothing much could be expected of an administration in

Reduce emissions, increase fuel efficiency for sustainable mobility

When the President was rendered homeless…

Maximising the micro pricing …

Discoms deserve better…

The honest Sardarji

10-point programme

By the time this issue reaches your hands, polling woul

An enemy’s enemy is a friend

BJP never had a strong base in Tamil Nadu. Thus, the Dr

The balancing act

Strong state leaders like J Jayalalithaa, Mayawati, Mam

For whom the MIDS bell tolls?

A R Venkatachalapathy, officiating Director of Madras I

More heat than light

I remember one of the tenets of Hind Lever, that close

Imperative to take states along…

So, Narendra Modi has led BJP to a historical victory.

Modi and the lady

I see a parallel in the campaign strategies of J Jayala

Delhi returns to BJP

It was a clean sweep at Delhi; the BJP won all the seve

West Bengal: mindless malignancy

In West Bengal the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC won 34 out o

Russi Mody – a tribute

Russi Mody (RM), son of Sir Homi Mody, Governor of Bomb

Intellectual of rare qualities

Service or dis-service

What has been the role of media in the recent elections

Mr. PM, bite the bullet...

There is instinctive opposition to any and every new ta