Finance

Analysis of Sukanya Samriddhi Savings Account

Sukanya Samriddhi Savings Account (Sukanya Samridhi Yojna) launched by Govt recently has received very good response as PM Mr. Narendra Modi gave personal attention to this scheme as a part of ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaignThis long term savings plan which aims to provide wealth in two stages, viz at the time of higher education o...

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Benefits of New Pension Scheme (NPS)

Contribution made to the NPS Tier-I account is eligible for tax deduction under the Income Tax Act, 1961. An additional tax rebate of Rs.50000 is also allowed for contributions made to NPS Tier-I under Section 80CCD (1B) of the Income Tax Act, 1961....

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PROTECTIVE RIGHTS – If to consider for controlling percentage?

While analyzing the control aspect on any investments made by an entity, we usually go by the definition which suggests that while evaluating such rights which provides right to variable returns from the entity in which such investment has been made. In other words the control is usually defined to have power over the investee’s [&helli...

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How your home loan is computed from your salary

Have you ever wondered why your home loan eligibility may be lower than you think? This article explains why this happens. Buying a new home has been a cherished dream for years. The dream is bolstered every year as you spend a lot of money on rent and must move houses every couple of years […]...

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Why millennials should consider having a life insurance

For most of the millennials, life insurance happens to be one of the last things on their busy minds. Millennials today are too busy and preoccupied with their student loans, starting their careers, starting families, etc. Life insurance is an important component for a millennial looking to achieve the financial goals before getting mid...

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Piyush Goyal gets interim charge of finance in Cabinet reshuffle

During the period of indisposition of Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister; the portfolios of Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs held by him, be temporarily assigned to Shri Piyush Goyal, in addition to his existing portfolios....

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All about Budget Session 2018 of Parliament; Concluded on 6th April, 2018

Budget Session 2018 of Parliament concludes The Budget Session, 2018 of Parliament which commenced on Monday, 29th January, 2018 has been adjourned sine die today i.e. Friday, the 6th April, 2018. In between both parts of the session, both Houses also adjourned for recess for a period of 23 days on Friday, the 9th February, […]...

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Rate of interest w.e.f. 01.01.2018 to 31.03.2018 on small savings schemes

The revised Rates of Interest on various Small Savings Schemes Including Saving Deposits, Public Provident Fund, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts Scheme for the 4th Quarter of financial year 2017-18 is as below:...

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India’s Growth Story Since 1990s Remarkably Stable & Resilient: World Bank

The Indian economy is set to revert to its trend growth rate of 7.5 percent in the coming years as it bottoms out from the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetization, a new World Bank report says....

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Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018 as introduced in Lok Sabha

THE FUGITIVE ECONOMIC OFFENDERS BILL, 2018 A Bill to provide for measures to deter fugitive economic offenders from evading the process of law in India by staying outside the jurisdiction of Indian courts, to preserve the sanctity of the rule of law in India and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto....

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CAG can audit Pvt. Companies if Govt Revenue is in question

Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India Versus Union of India & Others (Delhi High Court) - The Delhi High Court has delivered a judgement in the case of Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India Versus Union of India & Others on the powers of CAG to audit the revenues of Private Telecom Companies flowing to the Consolidated Fund of India...

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Publishing loan defaulter’s photos in newspapers is illegal

Ujjal Kumar Das & Anr. Vs State Bank of India & Ors. (Calcutta High Court) - Whether or not a secured creditor, which has initiated action for enforcement of its security interest in terms of the provisions of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Asset and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002...

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SAT held Ranbaxy Director Guilty of insider trading

V.K. Kaul Vs Adjudicating Officer, Securities & Exchange Board of India (Securities Appelate Tribunals Mumbai) - It is highly improbable to believe the statement of Mrs. Bala Kaul that she bought shares of the target company because of its intrinsic value and strong fundamentals. If that was so, it is not clear, what made her sell these shares on April 10, 2008, when Solrex was still in the process of investin...

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Stamp Papers valid even after six month of Purchase

Thiruvengada Pillai Vs. Navaneethammal & Anr. (Supreme Court of India) - The Indian Stamp Act, 1899, nowhere prescribes any expiry date for use of a stamp paper. Section 54 merely provides that a person possessing a stamp paper for which he has no immediate use (which is not spoiled or rendered unfit or useless), can seek refund of the value thereof by surrendering such ...

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Courts should not interfere in policy matters of State unless policy violates mandate of Constitution

Shanmuga Patro Vs Ministry of Finance (Delhi High Court) - Division Benches of this Court in Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Vs. UOI ILR (1974) Del 847 and Peoples Union for Democratic Rights Vs. Ministry of Home Affairs ILR (1987) Del 235 have held that where the power to do or not to do a thing is optional and discretionary and there is no statutory obligation, dire...

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Sukanya Samriddhi A/c can be opened with initial deposit of Rs. 250 now

G.S.R. 617(E) - (05/07/2018) - Sukanya Samriddhi Account Account may be opened with a minimum initial deposit of two hundred and fifty rupees and thereafter any amount in multiples of  two hundred and fifty rupees may be deposited in an Account subject to the condition that a minimum of two hundred and fifty rupees shall be mad...

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Regularisation of PPF accounts opened in Joint names

SB Order No. 06/2018 - (28/05/2018) - As per the Public Provident Fund Scheme, 1968, a PPF account can not be opened in joint names, i.e. in the names of more than one individual. Ministry of Finance has been receiving references from various Banks and Post Offices seeking regularization of irregular PPF accounts opened in joint capacit...

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Interest Rate on Special Deposit Scheme wef 01.01.2018 notified

F. No. 5(4)-B(PD)/2017 - (01/01/2017) - Deposits made under the Special Deposit Scheme for Non-Government Provident, Superannuation and Gratuity Funds shall with effect from 1st January, 2018 to 31st March, 2018 bear interest at 7.6% (Seven point six per cent). This rates will be in force w.e.f. 1st January, 2018....

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Constitution of Fifteenth Finance Commission Notified

S.O.3755(E) - (27/11/2017) - The Government of India, with the approval President of India, has constituted Fifteenth Finance Commission in pursuance of clause (1) of article 280 of the Constitution, read with the provisions of the Finance Commission (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1951 w.e.f. 27th November, 2017. ...

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Govt exempts Gems & Jewellery dealers from PMLA Requirements

G.S.R. 1223(E) - (06/10/2017) - The Government has received representations from various Associations in the Gems and Jewellery sector with respect to certain incongruities in Notification No. 4/2017 dated 23rd August, 2017, wherein dealers in precious metals, precious stones and other high value goods were notified as person carr...

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While analyzing the control aspect on any investments made by an entity, we usually go by the definition which suggests that while evaluating such rights which provides right to variable returns from the entity in which such investment has been made. In other words the control is usually defined to have power over the investee’s [&helli...

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