NPS vs PPF: Which of the two saving schemes offer better income tax benefits and returns to you

NPS vs PPF: Public Provident Fund (PPF) and National Pension Scheme (NPS) are popular saving schemes among salaried people. Both the saving schemes serve similar purposes – financial security to the subscriber post-retirement. The two schemes have a similar functioning as well — investment at regular intervals in conjunction with compounding. However, NPS has become more

New Panama Papers ‘leak’ includes 12,000 documents linking Indians to secret tax havens

Around 12 lakh new documents have emerged linking individuals or organisations to secret tax havens, with Indian personalities figuring in at least 12,000 of them. These are the findings of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung, in collaboration with The Indian Express, in what is the second “leak” of Panama Papers-related documents since

Beware Of Cyber Crime Before It’s Too Late

As India is heading towards an Information Technology (IT) age the number of cyber crimes have also been growing at a geometric proportion in all the metro cities and IT town like Hyderabad, Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai, Pune, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Chandigarh etc. Most of these cities have been witnessing cybercrime posing as another threat. Shocking news

Facebook launches blood donations centre in India

June 14 marks the World Blood Donor Day and is observed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) worldwide. To help raise awareness of the shortage and the need for blood donations, social media giant Facebookhas launched a blood donation centre in India. Called ‘Blood Donations on Facebook’, the new centre shows opportunities for people to donate

Dazzling Government Websites and Untraceable Numbers

Access to information is a key pillar of democracy, especially in times of increased outreach and connectivity.  According to the legal mandate of the Right to Information Act, every public authority needs to ensure the cataloguing and computerisation of all records and ensuring access through interoperable networks. A key pillar for the National Democratic Alliance