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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 &...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Moneylife Digital Team 17 August 2016
"The number of cases in courts are increasing because people are becoming aware about their right and not because law is being implemented or followed strictly. But at the same time, people are getting fed up with judiciary, increasing costs and police and enforcement agencies," says Senior...

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Moneylife Digital Team 10 August 2016
"Anyone can file a first information report (FIR). When you file FIR, it is your right to get a copy. If they refuse to take down your FIR, you can go the superiors or a magistrate. The court can direct police to register your FIR and investigate," says Vilas Tupe, former Assistant...

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Moneylife Digital Team 03 August 2016
"Civil Defence Organisation's job is to empower citizens and keep emergency services going on. However, we are not getting more volunteers," says Sanjay Pandey, deputy commandant of Home Guards and deputy director of Civil Defence. He was speaking at the third session under the "Police & You"...

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Moneylife Digital Team 27 July 2016
"Fire safety is an important aspect in disaster management. However, several times, we found, people are not aware about controlling or extinguishing fire. Especially, there are increasing number of fires caused due to electricity and we must know the safety precautions to take and how to...

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