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Binu S Thomas 25 November 2020
Dear Mukeshbhai,   Thirty-five years ago, back in 1985 as a 23-year-old reporter freelancing for an international weekly news magazine, I had the privilege of sitting down with your late father Dhirubhai Ambani for a one-on-one interview. Dressed in immaculate white safari suit and...

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Harshita Shah 02 August 2021
UPDATED on 11 August 2021 at 10.45am to incorporate response received from BizGurukul   BizGurukul, as it describes itself, is an online e-learning platform that sells skill development courses related to entrepreneurship, career and business development and additionally provides...

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Yogesh Sapkale Yogesh Sapkale 22 February 2021
The FASTag mechanism, which has become mandatory from last Monday on national highways, is making the lives of vehicle users more difficult. Many commuters are facing issues like long waiting time at the toll plaza and failure of the scanner to read the radio frequency identification (RFID)...

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Moneylife Digital Team 19 February 2021
While the union government has made FASTag mandatory from Monday mid-night, there is no respite to road travellers from long queues at toll booths. Add to this the poor infrastructure available at these toll plazas, which makes it difficult to get the radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag...

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Moneylife Digital Team 17 February 2022
The income tax (I-T) department has conducted searches at the Mumbai residence of Chitra Ramakrishna, former managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the ‘mysterious’ Anand Subramanian (Subbu), who was appointed and promoted as group...

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Nishant Vivek 29 December 2020
A personal loan is a borrower’s boon as it can be used in an emergency or when facing a shortage of funds. Since the loan does not have any end-usage restrictions, the amount can be used to fund a wedding, travel plans, medical needs, or practically anything under the sun. You can even take a...

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Moneylife Digital Team 21 May 2021
True to the perception of the community being large-hearted, Sikh organisations have been offering all kinds of aid over the last one year during the pandemic crisis. In yet another heart-warming move, Nanded’s Gurudwara Takht Shri Hazoor Sahib, one of the five takhts of Sikhism, has...

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S Nag 24 February 2022
The ongoing fiasco at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) is testimony to the blatant disregard of sound corporate governance practices in institutions, which are allowed to function as closed entities, despite being instrumental in decisions and actions that have immense national as well as...

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IANS 25 February 2021
Strongly opposing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plans to privatise all public sector banks (PSBs), the Unted Forum of Banking Unions on Thursday said that it could imperil Rs 80 lakh crore hard-earned money belonging to the people.   UFBU Convenor Devidas Tuljapurkar said that the...

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Even as images of endless burning pyres are flashed across the globe accompanied by desperate social media messages, frantically seeking hospital beds in Delhi, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, Mumbai is relatively calm. After a few stressful days in mid-April, there is no mindless panic, shortage...

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Ranganathan V Ranganathan V 09 June 2021
There is no finding the light at the end of the black hole aka public sector banks (PSBs). The mounting non-performing assets (NPAs) have been unyielding to any salutary solution and the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have practically thrown every known ammunition at the...

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Akshay Naik 24 December 2020
Carrots are a great source of vitamin A which is derived effectively from the rich source beta-carotene contained in them. However, a new study has now revealed that to get full benefits of this so-called super-food, there is a need for an active enzyme to yield this...

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Maya M 24 February 2021
When a person dies intestate (without leaving a will), the transfer of certain assets to the heirs of the deceased requires a legal heir certificate, and in a few States a probate, in order to establish their claim.    Mumbai-based lawyer Siddhartha Shah says “A number of other...

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Moneylife Digital Team 14 January 2022
The shares of Sintex Industries Ltd  (Sintex) are lower circuit from 11 January 2022 onwards after a report from The Economic Times mentioned that Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Welspun have emerged as the top-2 contenders with conditional bids to acquire the bankrupt...

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Moneylife Digital Team 02 February 2021
Upstox (also known as RSKV Securities India Pvt Ltd), India's second largest brokerage platform, faced a massive technical glitch yesterday leading to several investors suffering serious losses after they were unable to square up positions. Even today, investors suffered losses after Upstox...

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In an example of how deeply ingrained misogyny is in the Indian system, billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala asked the management of Jubilant Pharmova: “How can we be lower than the lady? We have to beat her,” in a slighting reference to well-known entrepreneur and industrialist Kiran...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal 13 January 2021
Consider the irony. On the one hand, fixed deposit (FD) and non-convertible debenture (NCD)-holders are on the verge of losing a significant chunk of their tax-paid, hard-earned savings in Dewan Housing & Finance Ltd (DHFL), because they relied on dubious and falsely high credit ratings. On...

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Moneylife Digital Team 31 December 2020
“The pool account of Karvy Stock Broking Ltd (Karvy) is nothing but a common account. If an investor has shares, which were purchased from Karvy as a broker, he would also have their contract notes. So, now instead of chasing and discussing Karvy’s pool account, the investor should work...

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Yogesh Sapkale Yogesh Sapkale 11 January 2021
In a bizarre situation, company secretaries (CS') and chartered accountants (CAs) from around the country have been desperately seeking an extension of time and some relief from filing compliance reports with the MCA21 portal of the ministry of corporate affairs (MCA), as the portal has been...

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Moneylife Digital Team 28 September 2021
The resolution process of the beleaguered Dewan Housing Finance Ltd (DHFL), apparently in its final stages, is causing a lot of anxiety among investors. While holders of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) are expected to be repaid in a couple of days, the unexplained debits and credits in...

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