MONEYLIFE EVENTS


Amra Wahedna 24 February 2017
Justice delayed is justice denied and people often hesitate to approach court, even when they are wronged, because of long delays and the high cost of legal proceedings in India. Can this situation be changed for the better without major changes in the justice delivery system or need for...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 10 February 2017
"The important message this Budget sent to all of us is to go cashless," said Ameet Patel, a Chartered Accountant, who has been in practice for the past 30 years. He was analysing important and direct tax proposals in the Budget 2017 at a Moneylife Foundation seminar. This can be seen from...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 04 February 2017
On 4 February 2017, Moneylife Foundation's 7th Anniversary celebration in Mumbai brought together two distinguished Members of Parliament (MPs), Baijayant 'Jay' Panda and Rajeev Chandrasekhar, who are trying to make a difference to India and the way we are governed. “Inspired”, “charged-up”...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 19 December 2016
A group of activists and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from Mumbai and Pune have come together to support the demand from All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) to change the mode of toll collection and provide them with Annual Toll Permit (ATP) with upfront...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 09 December 2016
The unique identification (UID) project, or Aadhaar, is nothing but an attempt by technocrats to turn everyone into a customer for their financial technology-related products, says Dr Usha Ramanathan, an independent law researcher, who has been critically following the policy and practices of...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 01 December 2016
Successful activism requires the use of multiple acts and strategies to achieve the goal of obtaining relevant information quickly and using it for the good of society. That was the message from Anil Galgali, an RTI activist whose prolific work, using information gleaned from government...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 24 November 2016
As per the amendments, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has authorised Income Tax Officers (ITOs) powers to be an I-T authority as against Assessing Officer (AO), which may be misused by ITOs to send notices or scrutiny notices to several genuine taxpayers, says Nikhil Vadia, a...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 14 November 2016
“To keep a watch on high value transactions undertaken by the taxpayer, the Income-tax law has framed the concept of statement of financial transaction or reportable account (FTRA) which was previously called as ‘Annual Information Report (AIR)’,” says Ameet Patel, a Chartered Accountant. He...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 11 November 2016
The intentions of the Maharashtra Protection of Interest of Depositors (MPID) Act, although good, requires some amendments like making Commissioner or Superintendent of Police as additional authority to authorise registration of first information report (FIR), and setting a specific time...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 27 October 2016
"While incidents of plastic card related fraud will come down over the years, criminals will shift their focus towards cards that are not present or online frauds. In this scenario, bankers will not only have to monitor their systems and vendors but also keep a track of geolocation to confirm...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 21 October 2016
"Financial markets are game of speculation, where everyone wants to be ahead of others and control the situation. But it does not happen all the time. This is not the fault of the markets but operations that are manipulated and driven by speculations," says Surin Usgaonkar, author of...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 12 October 2016
"Going green or paperless is great in terms of saving environment. However, unless you are careful and have preserved copies of your income and expenditure related transactions, electronically, you may attract the unnecessary attention of the taxman," advised Chartered Account (CA) Ameet...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 01 October 2016
"The problem of corruption is overwhelming and it cannot be curbed with a one shot solution. Preventive measures and strengthening grievance redressal system will be effective in reducing corruption," says Dr Pradnya Saravade (IPS), the Additional Director General of Police for Administration...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 28 September 2016
"The judicial system is improving considerably in India. Of course, taking every issue to the courts is not the solution and the administration has to do it's job properly. However, today in India, the common man is at least able to approach the courts, unlike some developing countries," says...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 21 September 2016
"We do not have to run around to help missing persons. What anyone can do is, if you come across any missing person, is to contact the nearest police station and a hospital, if required. For seniors who are suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's, they always have an identification card with...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 14 September 2016
"While talking about police reforms and accountability, we need to make sure that there is an effective mechanism like allowing people to register complaints without making them face consequences of it," says senior counsel Mihir Desai. He was speaking at the 9th session under the "Police &...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 07 September 2016
"Greed is the main reason for people becoming victims of financial frauds or cheating. In fact, I was aghast to see people from all parts of the society falling prey to such schemes just because someone has promised them huge returns," says S Jayakumar, the Deputy Commissioner of Police in...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 31 August 2016
"With changing times, the face or interface of crime has changed and criminals have become faceless in cyberspace. In the cyberspace, you get fooled because the fraudsters are smarter than you. So be cautious, alert and on the vigil that will protect in the cyberspace," says Sanjay Saxena,...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 24 August 2016
"With more and more incidents of sexual harassment getting reported, it is important for women to know the process to file such complaint, after understanding what constitutes the offense. At the same time, men also should know about the Act so that they cannot be wrongly framed", says Senior...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 19 August 2016
A smartphone and some carefully chosen apps (properly used) can transform your life in many ways, like staying in touch with your near and dear ones all the time, ordering things from the comforts of your home and perform all your banking transactions, explained Dushyant Saraswat, Vice...

Read More

Free Helpline
Legal Credit
Feedback