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Builders are notorious for harassing and creating situations that leave the buyers vulnerable vis-à-vis statutory authorities. Here is how to deal with them
Few weeks ago, a bewildered apartment-buyer from Guwahati wrote to a consumer group, desperately seeking advice on how to prevent his builder from cheating him. The builder was demanding 90% value from the buyer by claiming that the...
Many investors are hassled by the way demat rules are framed and implemented. Here is what to do about it
Last week, K. Mallikarjuna Rao wrote to us about a curious problem. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has asked depositories to collect Permanent Account Numbers (PAN) from all demat account holders and verify them with PAN details published on the Income Tax Department's...
The tax department is out to harass senior citizens. Here are some solutions to fight back
A couple of weeks ago, a Mumbai daily published a depressing article by Gool Bhujwala, a senior citizen who pleaded with the government to legalise euthanasia because life had become extremely difficult as "hard-earned money we carefully saved for our old age" is used up in taxes, sky-rocketing prices...