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A burnt police station, blocked roads: What I saw in Chennai

A burnt police station, blocked roads: What I saw in Chennai's A Ganesh Nadar reports from Chennai on how Jallikattu protests in the city turned fiery. IMAGE: Pro-Jallikattu protesters during a violent clash with the police near Marina beach in Chennai. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo A burnt police station, around 20 policemen injured, buses attacked, traffic blocks, schools closing early. After seven days of peaceful protests over Jallikattu, the agitation on Monday turned ugly.'s A Ganesh Nadar witnessed differing scenes ..., 4 hours ago

Budget wishlist: 'Stay focused on GST and corporate tax'

Two stock market experts discuss their wishlist for Union Budget 2017 with Aslam Hunani/   Deven Choksey, managing director, K R Choksey, a Mumbai brokerage firm. What are your expectations from Union Budget 2017 for the stock market? The stock market is definitely wanting to see some profound reforms which could possibly come (in this year’s Union Budget). The reforms can be in the areas of direct taxes; these may include personal tax like removal or concessions and at ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Dummy's guide to the basics of life insurance

A quick snapshot about the fundamentals of the concept of life insurance. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ The concept of life insurance still remains a mystery for a majority of Indians. Things are changing for the better now; with the growth of media channels and online news platforms, more and more people are becoming aware of the significance of life insurance. What is life insurance? As the self explanatory term suggests, life insurance covers the risk of life. Life insurance ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago The best New Year resolution: Review your insurance policies  Rediff.com3 weeks ago What is 'waiting period' in health insurance plans?  Rediff.com2 months ago No overnight hospitalisation? You can still claim health insurance  Rediff.com2 months ago

Single premium plans for tax saving make no sense

A combination of ELSS or PPF with a term plan offers better coverage and returns, says Tinesh Bhasin.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Single premium life insurance policies have become popular since demonetisation was announced. All life insurance companies put together collected Rs 6,692 crore premium for individual single premium plans -- a growth of 507% compared to the same period last year. "In the initial days of demonetisation, life insurance companies were accepting old notes and ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

PMO wants 'balanced' coverage on demonetisation

The Prime Minister's Office is peeved with the information and broadcasting ministry as well as the Press Information Bureau  over the television coverage of the fallout of demonetisation, reports senior journalist Rajeev Sharma. The PMO feels that most television channels are now highlighting the public sufferings and long queues at banks and ATMs whereas earlier the same channels were giving a 'positive' coverage.Senior PMO officials have pulled up key officials of the I&B ministry ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago NDTV India may be taken off air for a day for Pathankot coverage  Rediff.com2 months ago 'NDTV India' to be taken off air for a day for its Pathankot coverage  Rediff.com2 months ago

3.6 cr farmers take insurance cover of Rs 1.41 lakh cr so far

About 3.6 crore farmers have taken the crop insurance policy for a sum insured of Rs 1.41 lakh crore so far in 2016-17 crop year, the government said today and expressed confidence that it would meet the target of 30 per cent coverage by end of the rabi (winter) season. Early this year, the government had launched a new crop insurance scheme called Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, reducing premiums substantially for both kharif and rabi crops. The agriculture ministry has set a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Yechury mocks 'Modi Antoinette', what is coverage of plastic money!

Sitaram Yechury on notes ban in parliament. While the Lok Sabha adjourned after obituary references, in the Rajya Sabha, the Congress began the attack on demonetisation, followed by Ram Gopal Yadav and Sitaram Yechury. Highlights of what Yechury said in the RS...-- If you stop Rs 500/1000 notes, do you think corruption will stop? Now corruption will double with Rs 2000 notes.-- If none of the objectives are to be fulfilled by this, what is the meaning of this move? -- In the French revolution, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Trump pulls out of trade deal TPP with executive order

United States President Donald Trump has fulfilled a campaign pledge by signing an executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The trade deal, a linchpin of ex-President Barack Obama’s Asia policy, was signed by 12 nations. “Great thing for the American worker what we just did,” said Trump as he dumped the pact with a stroke of a pen. He also cut funding for international groups that provide abortions, and froze hiring of some federal workers. Complete ...
 Rediff.com1 hour ago On Day 1 in office, Trump signs executive order against Obamacare  Rediff.com2 days ago

Trump's White House declares war on media

The Trump administration will "rethink" its ties with the media if the "obsessed" press tries to "delegetimise" Donald Trump's presidency by false reporting, his top aides warned, saying they will fight such coverage "tooth and nail every day". "There's an obsession by the media to delegitimise this President, and we are not going to sit around and let it happen. We're going to fight back tooth and nail every day," the White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said, triggering a fresh round of ...
 Rediff.com6 hours ago Obamas launch foundation after leaving White House  Rediff.com2 days ago Trump could ban journalists from the White House, says adviser  Rediff.com1 week ago Melania Trump and her son won't stay at White House!  Rediff.com2 months ago

Jaitley WILL present Budget on Feb 1 as SC junks PIL to postpone it

The Bench did not agree with the submission that in the past, Centre had postponed presentation of Budget due to assembly polls. The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking postponement of Union Budget presentation ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in five states, saying there was no illustration that it would influence voters. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar refused to admit the plea saying "there was not even a single concrete example that the presentation of Union ...
 Rediff.com6 hours ago
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