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The mid-air scare
Welcome euphoria over the east
From the very beginning
More Shakthi to Das’ elbow Quality silica from Neyveli A Grand Finale for SN’s MS cen Sri Lanka votes for change Odisha: spectacular win by Nav Drops of water make the mighty B H Kothari - a tribute Cleaning Ganga – relocate tann Convulsions in commerce chambe Polls and promises Trade prospects promising Nuclear power at the nucleus Where businesses fund top res Another Leo of real estate and PC is a lawyer; he can’t be im VV Goes... Online not in line with brick Randor Guy spins a yarn S V Raju – a ‘good’ true liber They don’t have to die Welcome Measures. Work for 10X 250 days of Modi government The national power grid at las Skewed Economic Zones? Why land prices zoom in TN? 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The scientist-engineer who luc A C Muthiah – his munificent b It’s about life and death TELANGANA at last…BUT Healthy finances of the Chenna Two welcome indications on chi Fortune for Indian Airlines Gujarat model for port develop Should cement be priced in TN The Rajha of Rajapalayam... VK guides National College tow A yen for wastage… GI premium income to cross Rs Medical costs hit the roof... New team at the helm at TANSTI Nuggets on MGR at Brooklyn Ho The rise, fall and rise of A good idea. It can turn sour Naidu will soon build a new Hy An eventful week with VVIPs of Padma Bhushan for A Ramakrishn Speed up the railways Drive ahead, the road is well- Marketing expert Balagopal is The Rajha of Rajapalayam... Go for a One Power India A 5-6 per cent growth is given Those kindly souls…. 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Cleansing a corrupt system… The uncivil non-civil servant. A multi-faceted leader rests i Kanchi Mutt should resume focu HMIL helped India emerge a lar R Desikan – the crusader of co Will the many departures be ac Service or dis-service Welcome Measures. Work for 10X When buildings get taller Call for INNOVATION, for R&D Algebra to algorithms and anal Russi Mody – a tribute Book your suburban train ticke A Grand Finale for SN’s MS cen More from less works well at T A challenge and an opportunity Down Memory Lane: S Nithya Ka Transport S Narayanan Making ‘my Amaravati’... Infrastructure funding – lesso An unhealthy adversarial rela Insurance companies bleeding, LOT CAN BE DONE THROUGH THE PP Changing face of Bhiwadi AAP - change from street fight TN – agglomerate land holdings Welcome euphoria over the east Business wanted Modi as PM. 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IE enters 49th year… Lalu’s envy, India’s pride Plans to channelise CSR funds The motor sportsman is no mor TATA STEEL MARCH When nations steal growth from A WATERSHED YEAR Flying High? Negative photo finish: Mauled The king goes fishing while th Samskrt loses a passionate exp Between the cup and the lip Pearl city to port city Cutting the nose to spite the If not Tamil Nadu, where else? You too T M Krishna? The people’s person Why no MEGA Central investmen Centurion ‘Leo’ rests in peace MY LOVE FOR AGRICULTURE A house a day... Modi in Washington The few handicaps... Has PC missed out on BIG BANG Breaking news or breaking cred Another Indian music maestro a With agriculture at its heart. 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Entering the 50th year… For whom the MIDS bell tolls? The Gulf aviation boom The affordable meals scheme There is potential to raise re Physician, cure thyself… The Chinese model for rail dev The nuclear option Why throw baby with bath water To be or not to be The time for it is now Quality silica from Neyveli High Expectations Breaking news or breaking cred PPP mode for upgrading Corpora From Park to Crowne Road development slows down Reliance’s TV – 18 ready to la An informal presentation - ana Solar thermal shines… A friendly business group PC is a lawyer; he can’t be im When the judiciary is hyper ac Well-administered State He took Kone to great heights… TN budget - little leeway for Research for survival... Ganesh’s mantras EEC at the National Media Cent Politician – business nexus Renault unveils ‘game-changer’ The Indian punch to global FM From heavy chemicals to health Coming up: a BRICS currency? Economic, business and social Easing the environment for doi Blunt parting shot Dynamic pricing is so destruct When feedstock change worked h TN accounts for the largest re Rs.1600 crore paper board plan Welcome focus on Disinvestment He breathes cyber security From Pharaohs to the Arab Spri Sluggish growth in employment Focus on self-certification an A blueprint for the future Dr Stefan Weckbach: FTA will h A welcome biography on a tower Things happen by accident and The opportunity to grow is her Salem steel waiting for its sh Breaththrough in malaria contr It’s raining investments… Cement prices continue to rise Power Problems Powerful Proble CII projects higher growth… Why no MEGA Central investmen Readers' Mail Make way for Make in India... Union Budget 2017- It says, le Sustainability and technology Sholinganallur to Siruseri Silver Years of Madras Musings Mr Ashok Leyland... He elevated B&C to its best... TCS - what a frenetic pace of A single market for electricit China invests in India Why no MEGA Central investmen When business flocks to MP... Marching Towards Navratna He saved millions from starvat Virulent, but not quite ration A ruse to protect western airl Smile Salem :) An enemy’s enemy is a friend Adharma of opposition politics When small is not so beautiful Who took India to the brink? Three million parts per month Travails and thrills... Power progress ‘High speed’ diplomacy... A Fine division of responsibil Focus on increased penetration Nissan exit shouldn’t affect A Eternal support for capitalisa For whom Chennai airport toil Bihar – Nitish Kumar adopts th When Ratan Tata visited SRM Algebra to algorithms and anal Multi-party contests, more fre Demonetisation deconstructed. Jaya Ho Rajini can’t or can? No mega rail project for Tamil Remembering SV Mango Diplomacy Well-refined – RIL’s refinery A ruse to protect western airl Well-lived... Shanti and Sadhana through Mus Moily’s bold thrust State of the States Two welcome measures from the The deluge and the several k When the judiciary is hyper-ac Purdue and IIT-M sign the dott Global meets galore Textiles to pharma, real estat A historic indirect tax reform Light at the end of the tunnel Virulent, but not quite ration When SPIC spawned star manager A plan to double food output Marching towards Centenary Aggressive TOI’s impacts The H Imperative to take states alon Delhi returns to BJP They don’t have to die The opportunity to grow is her A glass full of corruption Insure your way forward An unhealthy collision course R Sridhar steps down as CEO of PM favours GM technology ‘Hero’ rides into the sunset ‘E’ for enterprise Modi and the lady L&T: focus on infrastructure a Union Budget 2017- It says, le Green Jubilee for agricultural Bitter state of the sweet sec UNION BUDGET 2013-Baby Steps Middle class morality… 30% of turnover and 50% of pro A genius civil servant fades Tasks for the new government Flute falls silent Deora – the best networked po Research for results - A uniq Lesson from Chandrababu Naidu Technology revolution that’ll Recalling the birth of Mobile There was flood of milk. Reaso A strong diversified base to b Bonanza in locked lands Godspeed, Chief Minister JJ Bonanza in locked lands... Fast - track railways to prosp West Bengal: mindless malignan Silver Years of Madras Musings Ooh la la... South should focus on horticul BJP, shift to south ‘Cycle’ rides into the sunset Ten minute Mahabharata The myth and malaise of MRP Radiant Rajasthan... A think tank for Chennai India bites the BULLET ‘Sai’ Srinivasan no more From heavy chemicals to health Jobs - Lost, Changed or Gained A gratifying record... Muffled voices for merit… Dynamic pricing is so destruct Make standards certification m The Hero of bicycles rests in Why this malaise in medical ed Media’s Modi phobia... Operational efficiency will bo An eventful week with VVIPs of When fertilizer production shi Welcome improvements in coal p Protest masters... The bank crisis... Father of German unification n He took public sector to comma Spectacular surges in surface The pleasure flotilla…. Randor Guy spins a yarn The opportunity to grow is her Research for results - A uniq Telangana in top gear… Know the Pulse Welcome focus on Disinvestment Corruption institutionalised; Power Problems Powerful Proble Colour-Chem’s colourful KRVS More tributes to GR Delhi is distant… Elections: Democracy Drama This trendsetter is no more Little for development Trail-blazing Tamil Nadu Algebra to algorithms and anal State Elections: Mid-summer ma Computation of GDP – conundrum Salem steel plant faces brittl High sugarcane prices crush in Come elections, come advertise More lustre to leather: 70 yea Time for Action The two levels of reforms Master of strokes Permanent secretariat for TN G Mr Ashok Leyland... Windfall in locked lands

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