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How to give your home a bohemian vibe

26 Feb 2020

How to give your home a bohemian vibe

A combination of interiors and designs that are unusual, eclectic and relaxing gives the home a bohemian look.

After Delhi, West Bengal plans to offer subsidized electricity

10 Feb 2020

After Delhi, West Bengal plans to offer subsidized electricity

The West Bengal government on Monday announced a subsidy on electricity along with a flurry of sops in its last full Budget ahead of the 2021 Assembly elections.

Parvesh Verma calls Rajiv Gandhi 'Rajiv Feroze Khan' in Parliament

03 Feb 2020

Parvesh Verma calls Rajiv Gandhi 'Rajiv Feroze Khan' in Parliament

Mere days after he made controversial remarks about Delhi's Shaheen Bagh protests, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Parvesh Verma referred to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as "Rajiv Feroze Khan."

Tata Group among companies interested in running 150 private trains

02 Feb 2020

Tata Group among companies interested in running 150 private trains

The Tata Group is among the companies that have indicated an interest in running private trains, Railway Board Chairperson Vinod Kumar Yadav said Saturday.

Old vs new tax regime: Which one is better?

01 Feb 2020

Old vs new tax regime: Which one is better?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday presented the Union Budget for the fiscal year 2020-21.

Budget 2020: Government to sell LIC holdings through IPO

01 Feb 2020

Budget 2020: Government to sell LIC holdings through IPO

Announcing the Union Budget 2020-21 on Saturday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that Life Insurance Corporation of India will now be listed on stock exchanges.

Union Budget 2020: Marriageable age for women to be revisited

01 Feb 2020

Union Budget 2020: Marriageable age for women to be revisited

In what shows the government's intent towards improving the lives of women, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government wants to revise the marriageable age of women, which is set at 18 currently.

Budget 2020: What to expect? When will it be presented?

17 Jan 2020

Budget 2020: What to expect? When will it be presented?

With the economy in crisis, all eyes are on the upcoming Union Budget for the fiscal year 2020-21.

Five cheapest countries to travel to in 2020

10 Jan 2020

Five cheapest countries to travel to in 2020

Everyone loves to travel, more so when it comes cheap.

Five ways to book the cheapest possible flight tickets

28 Dec 2019

Five ways to book the cheapest possible flight tickets

If you've been dying to make that international trip happen, but have no idea where the funds will come from, know that you are not alone.

#FinancialBytes: Some simple and effective ways to save money

03 Dec 2019

#FinancialBytes: Some simple and effective ways to save money

Saving money is one of the biggest challenges faced by many individuals who find it difficult to manage money efficiently.

UN faces severe cash crisis, shuts ACs, escalators, empties water-coolers

12 Oct 2019

UN faces severe cash crisis, shuts ACs, escalators, empties water-coolers

The United Nations is facing a cash crisis, forcing the international body to make severe budget cuts.

PAN card verification: How to verify your PAN online

22 Aug 2019

PAN card verification: How to verify your PAN online

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.

Now, you may need recipients' permission to do bank transfer

21 Aug 2019

Now, you may need recipients' permission to do bank transfer

In a unique development, banks may be required to seek permission from account holders before money is transferred into their accounts, reports said.

#FinancialBytes: Useful tips, apps for college-students to manage money better

06 Aug 2019

#FinancialBytes: Useful tips, apps for college-students to manage money better

Handling finances is one of the biggest challenges faced by college students, especially those living away from their family who often struggle with money management.

Income Tax: How salaried individuals can file their I-T return

28 Jul 2019

Income Tax: How salaried individuals can file their I-T return

August 31, 2019 is the last date to file Income Tax return for FY 2018-19.

#FinancialBytes: What will happen if you miss ITR filing deadline

21 Jul 2019

#FinancialBytes: What will happen if you miss ITR filing deadline

July 31, 2019 is the last date to file Income Tax returns for FY 2018-19.

You may be fined Rs. 10,000 for entering wrong Aadhaar

14 Jul 2019

You may be fined Rs. 10,000 for entering wrong Aadhaar

Banks and other institutions will soon make upgrades to allow people to quote India's national biometric ID (Aadhaar) for high-value transactions in place of the permanent account number (PAN).

Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej

14 Jul 2019

Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej

Billionaire industrialist Adi Godrej on Saturday warned that growing intolerance, moral policing, and hate crimes in the country could "seriously damage" India's economic growth.

Who's Lord Basaveshwara, quoted by Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget speech

05 Jul 2019

Who's Lord Basaveshwara, quoted by Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget speech

As she presented her maiden Union Budget on Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman drew upon wisdom from India's past, quoting Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi and even the ancient philosopher Chanakya.

Union Budget 2019: Know what became costlier and what cheaper

05 Jul 2019

Union Budget 2019: Know what became costlier and what cheaper

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke for more than two hours in her maiden budget speech and promised a better future to countrymen.

India will become $3 trillion economy in 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman

05 Jul 2019

India will become $3 trillion economy in 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman

In her maiden budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India will become a $3 trillion economy in 2019 itself.

Union Budget 2019: What India expects from Nirmala Sitharaman

04 Jul 2019

Union Budget 2019: What India expects from Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present her first budget on Friday, July 5.

#FinancialBytes: Some simple and effective ways to save money

14 Apr 2019

#FinancialBytes: Some simple and effective ways to save money

Saving money is one of the biggest challenges faced by many individuals who find it difficult to manage money efficiently.

#FinancialBytes: Everything about income tax slabs and rates for individuals

14 Mar 2019

#FinancialBytes: Everything about income tax slabs and rates for individuals

Income tax accounts for a major part of the government's revenue and salaried individuals form a significant chunk of the overall taxpayers in the country.

Maharashtra budget-session begins, Opposition boycotts Governor's address over RSS remarks

25 Feb 2019

Maharashtra budget-session begins, Opposition boycotts Governor's address over RSS remarks

Opposition parties today boycotted Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao's address to the joint sitting of the Maharashtra legislature to voice their protest against his recent remarks on the RSS.

#FinancialBytes: Simple tricks to reduce monthly expenses and bills

25 Feb 2019

#FinancialBytes: Simple tricks to reduce monthly expenses and bills

Earning money is difficult, but spending is easy. However, managing money efficiently is essential to secure one's future.

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2019: Highlights from the Budget speech

07 Feb 2019

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2019: Highlights from the Budget speech

On Thursday, the much-awaited Uttar Pradesh Budget was announced for the financial year 2019-20.

#Budget2019: Key highlights from Piyush Goyal's Budget speech

01 Feb 2019

#Budget2019: Key highlights from Piyush Goyal's Budget speech

With an eye on the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, due by May, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, on Friday, made major announcements for the middle-class, farmers, and unorganized sector workers.

#Budget2019: More than Rs. 3 lakh crore allotted for defense

01 Feb 2019

#Budget2019: More than Rs. 3 lakh crore allotted for defense

Speaking about national security during his interim Budget 2019 speech, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced that the defense budget for FY20 had been extended beyond Rs. 3 lakh crore - the highest in any year thus far.

#Budget2019: Rs. 64,587cr capital support announced for Indian Railways

01 Feb 2019

#Budget2019: Rs. 64,587cr capital support announced for Indian Railways

Talking about budget allocation for the Indian Railways, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, during his interim Budget 2019 speech, announced capital support for the Railways to the tune of Rs. 64,587cr.

#Budget2019: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal chalks out healthcare plans

01 Feb 2019

#Budget2019: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal chalks out healthcare plans

While delivering his Budget speech, interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, on Thursday, highlighted that the successes of the government's Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme.

#Budget2019: Piyush Goyal announces direct cash transfer for marginal farmers

01 Feb 2019

#Budget2019: Piyush Goyal announces direct cash transfer for marginal farmers

On Friday, acting Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presented the interim budget in the Parliament amid ruckus from the Opposition.

Rafale jets to improve IAF's strike capability: President Kovind

31 Jan 2019

Rafale jets to improve IAF's strike capability: President Kovind

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is preparing to welcome the new generation ultra-modern Rafale fighter aircraft in its fleet to strengthen its strike capabilities, President Ram Nath Kovind said today in New Delhi.

Parliament Budget Session 2019 begins: Details here

31 Jan 2019

Parliament Budget Session 2019 begins: Details here

On Thursday, President Ram Nath Kovind addressed a joint sitting of both Houses of the Parliament, and kicked off the Budget Session.

#FinancialBytes: 5 apps for students to manage their finances better

20 Jan 2019

#FinancialBytes: 5 apps for students to manage their finances better

Handling finances is one of the biggest challenges faced by many students who find it difficult to keep a track on their expenses.

Jaitley headed to US, for check-up related to kidney ailment

15 Jan 2019

Jaitley headed to US, for check-up related to kidney ailment

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley unexpectedly left for the US for a medical check-up relating to his kidney ailment on Sunday night, sources said.

#Budget2019: Interim Budget to be presented on February 1

09 Jan 2019

#Budget2019: Interim Budget to be presented on February 1

The Budget session of the Parliament is likely to commence from January 31 and is slated to go on till February 13, reports have stated quoting government officials.

Karnataka budget: Congress might ask Kumaraswamy to lower fuel prices

07 Jul 2018

Karnataka budget: Congress might ask Kumaraswamy to lower fuel prices

Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy's decision to increase fuel prices in Karnataka's budget seems to have irked not just the common man, but coalition partner Congress as well.

Karnataka budget: Government announces farm loan waivers worth Rs. 34,000cr

05 Jul 2018

Karnataka budget: Government announces farm loan waivers worth Rs. 34,000cr

More than a month after taking charge, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy has finally announced waivers for all defaulting farm loans up to December 31, 2017.