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Land acquisition Bill will work for industry, farmers if leases are preferred over acquisitions

Many fear that the proposed land acquisition Bill will greatly harm economic progress through skyrocketing land prices, rewarding speculators while eroding India\’s global competitiveness. Fortunately, the government has now accepted an opposition suggestion to make long land leases an alternative …

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Gold: The party\’s over

The Indian price of gold has risen sixfold in the last decade, fuelling a record speculative import spree. Soaring gold imports have hit $42 billion in the first ten months of 2012-13 , pushing the current account deficit to near-disaster …

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Gold: The party\’s over

The Indian price of gold has risen sixfold in the last decade, fuelling a record speculative import spree. Soaring gold imports have hit $42 billion in the first ten months of 2012-13 , pushing the current account deficit to near-disaster …

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Can growth tame Maoists?

Different states have different strategies to combat Maoism, which still produces violence in 80 of India\’s 620 districts. Chhattisgarh has used quasi-military force and created an anti-Maoist militia, SalwaJudum, which is widely criticised for violating human rights. Andhra Pradesh has …

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