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New stimulus check: Status update, biggest unknowns, what could cause a delay

Many of the third stimulus check details that are up in the air could become clearer on Friday. That’s when the House of Representatives intends to sign off on all the specifics for the next payment, including how much money you’d receive and which of your dependents will qualify. The House vote would mark a significant step on the path […]

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Pay up to Rs 5,000/yr to park in front of your house

As the first step, DULT will prepare the draft area parking plans for various zones in Bengaluru, which will be finalised with concurrence of BBMP and Bengaluru Traffic Police. The plan includes all types of parking such as off-street, on-street, park-and-ride, residential parking etc. The parking fee will depend on the location. What’s new? Almost […]

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7th Pay Commission: DA at 25 per cent, TA hike, DR, salary increase for central government employees—what we know so far

Now, since the central government servants (CGS) are waiting for their DA regularization too as their DA has been frozen since July 2020, which is proving to be a hurdle in addition to arrears in their monthly salary. As per the AICPI data, the Narendra Modi Government may announce 4 per cent DA for January to June 2021 period […]

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Forgot Income Tax efiling password? – Here’s How to Retrieve Your Income Tax Login Credentials –

E-filing of ITR is a one-time task in a whole financial year. So, it is natural to forget your login credentials for the same. Taxpayers find it difficult to access their accounts without any guide to retrieve the income tax login password and user ID. Here is a step by step procedure on how you […]

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Income Tax Rates For FY 2021-22: How to choose between Old Regime and New Regime

While presenting the Finance Bill along with Budget 2015, the then Finance Minister Arun Jaitley highlighted an interesting statistic in his Budget Speech. It was pointed out that though the corporate tax rates prevailing in the country at that time was 30%, on account of various exemptions and deductions which were available to corporates, the […]

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Now no need of maintaining minimum amount in FASTag Wallet: All details

The National Highways Authority of India on Wednesday said it has decided to do away with the requirement of maintaining a minimum amount in FASTag wallet. The move aims at ensuring seamless movement at electronic toll plazas. “In order to increase the FASTag penetration to ensure seamless movement of traffic and to reduce avoidable delays […]

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Bank unions call for strike on March 15,16 against privatisation of banks

New Delhi: Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced in the Budget 2021 speech that the government is looking to divest non-strategic, state-run firms. The announcement has raised concerns among public sector bank employees and unions, considering that they are outside the strategic ambit, as articulated in the Budget. In order to oppose the proposed privatization […]

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Free LPG Cylinder along with Rs 1,600 cash: Know all about THIS Modi govt scheme

New Delhi: Presenting the Union Budget 2021, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the extension of PM Ujjwala Scheme to cover 1 crore more beneficiaries. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was launched on May 1, 2016 to provide 8 crore deposit free LPG connections to poor households in the country. PMUY aims at providing Free LPG […]

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What Is Bitcoin, How to Invest: A Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin in India

Bitcoin is still a confusing idea for many people, but its surging value through the last few months has gotten everyone paying attention again. The value of Bitcoin soared as high as $40,000 (roughly Rs. 29.2 lakhs). However it still remains volatile, and on January 11, we saw Bitcoin sliding 26 percent in its biggest […]

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IRCTC offer: Win Rs 2,000 – Know about this limited period Cashback offer

IRCTC offer: Good news for the railway travellers! The online ticketing company IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) has introduced cashback offers for all the passengers who wish to book the train tickets via the IRCTC portal. The ticketing platform gives the iMudra facility to the customers where they get a digital card for […]