Taxpayers can claim a deduction on tuition fees for a maximum of two children. Image: When saving for tax, the best instruments are those in the exempt-exempt-exempt (EEE) tax regime. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com This time of the year, the salaried get busy finalising their tax-saving investments and other deductions, after employers send the investment declaration form. If you fail to give the details, with proofs, the organisation would start deducting the ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
'These terrorists want to smash Western civilisation, smash India. For the time being their main target would be the US and Europe.' 'You do not know if there is a lone wolf somewhere. Just imagine the harm it would have caused if such a lone wolf attack with just one AK-47 had happened at the Wembley stadium where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing Indians the same night these ISIS terrorists were running amok in Paris.' IMAGE: Waving the ISIS flag in Kashmir. Photograph: Umar ...Rediff.com, 6 days ago
Analysts say those taking exposure through stocks could look at firms focused on domestic business Once the darling of investors, stocks in the pharmaceutical sector are on a downward spiral in recent months. In the past three months, the National Stock Exchange’s pharma index has fallen 11 per cent. Similarly, pharma funds’ three- month category returns are a negative four per cent. In the past month, returns have fallen 6.59 per cent. This is a contrast to the sector’s ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
A survey found that 70 per cent of the start-up founders had experience working at multinational companies before starting on their own. About 84 per cent of startup founders in Koramangala, India's first technology startup cluster, has degrees from lesser known colleges and not from elite institutions such as Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) or Indian Institute of Management (IIMs), according to a survey by Niti Aayog, the policy think tank of the Narendra Modi government. "What seems to ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
'This has been an ongoing process,' says Ambassador B S Prakash, India's former consul general in San Francisco, 'but I believe a Modi visit to the West Coast can be a force-multiplier.' 'Go West, young man' is a popular phrase from American folklore going back in time, intended to convey that for the aspirational and the ambitious, opportunities are plentiful as one travels west towards the Golden state, California. At one time, it connoted vast spaces and empty land for agriculture, later it ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Investors and EOW waded through a maze of legal obstacles to get their hands on the 'kingpin'. Image: R Subramanian. Photograph: Sreeram Selvaraj What is common between the secret police of Nazi Germany, a Chinese organised crime ring, and the US military headquarters? All of these inspired the names of companies floated by Chennai-based businessman R Subramanian. Gestapo Investments, Triad Trading Services, and Pentagon Trading Services are now among 49 entities the economic ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Four-year-old Santoshi has been missing since July 26, 2015. A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com meets a family, desperately searching for their daughter. The first of our national series on Missing Children. IMAGE: Four-year-old Santoshi went missing on July 26, 2015. Photographs: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com She was doing what most children her age do -- playing. Only, four-year-old Santoshi Kesari's playground was the area under a flyover that rose over the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, while her father sold ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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