CITIZENS' ISSUES


The Union Home Ministry has extended relaxation to several agriculture and commercial industries from the lockdown restrictions. In the commercial sector, shops selling textbooks and establishments selling electric fans can also operate.   In the agricultural sector, the relaxation...

Read More



Aravind Natarajan 21 April 2020
At a time when COVID-19 positive cases are rapidly on the rise, medical professionals, our first line of defence in this pandemic, are not only more susceptible, but are testing positive in large numbers.    Moneylife Foundation’s work to provide protective gear to hospitals, as part...

Read More



The Ministry of Human Resource Development has decided to postpone entrance exams including JNU, UGC, NET and IGNOU PhD and several others keeping in mind the lockdown.   Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said: "The Director General of National Testing...

Read More



Bharat Upadhyay (IANS) 02 April 2020
As the deadly coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) spreading rapidly, people are doing everything to keep themselves safe but what about your own abode?   To make your home coronavirus free, health experts have shared some tips such as cleaning all kitchen surfaces every time you finish...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 31 March 2020
Pravin Wategaonkar, an activist who has filed several cases against the tolls on highways, has urged the Indian government to withdraw decision to suspend tolls on national highways as it will only allow toll collection agencies to claim compensation.   Mr Wategaonkar, in a letter to...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 26 March 2020
At a time when the world is facing a serious health crisis and cities across the globe are under lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus, two Indian tech companies have merged forces to launch a free 24/7 helpline number for senior citizens.    Seniority, one of India’s largest...

Read More



Outbreak of COVID-19 has forced the Maharashtra state government to take strict action to restrict movement of people and private vehicles throughout the state, and borders of unaffected districts have also been sealed.  While this action was necessary, in the short term, ham-handed...

Read More



Sampath Iyer 24 March 2020
Senior citizens of the country are in for a serious long term haul.  They are the most venerable category to be effected by corona virus.  On the one hand they are stuck up at home and are totally at the mercy of the family members, with absolutely no freedom. Secondly, they are emotionally...

Read More



IANS 12 February 2020
Barely a day after the poll process in Delhi concluded with the AAP bagging 62 seats, the prices of LPG cylinders were hiked by a steep Rs 144.50 to Rs 858.50 per cylinder on Wednesday.   This was one of the steepest increases in LPG prices in over 5 years. A  non-subsidised 14.2...

Read More



IANS 11 February 2020
The Indian Railways has launched a new service of "wake-up call" on the mobile phones of passengers half-an-hour ahead of their scheduled arrival to their destination. And Tweeple are a happy lot.   Railway Minster Piyush Goyal tweeted: "Railways will now help passengers get rid of...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 10 February 2020
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned about cold wave conditions that would continue in parts of north Indian plains as well as central and eastern India over the next 24 to 48 hours, says a report from Weather.com.   As per the report, to ensure residents remain...

Read More



Noshir H Dadrawala 07 February 2020
The Union Budget and Finance Bill 2020 has proposed major changes for charitable trusts and institutions. Here is a simple snapshot of the key changes and what one needs to do.   Await Notification   Once the Bill is passed and Notified, the Finance Act 2020 will come into...

Read More



IANS 07 February 2020
Applying for a job? Don't express your strong views on potentially controversial topics on social media platforms like Facebook, as researchers have found that job recruiters are less likely to select candidates who appear to be too self-involved or opinionated in their social media...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 06 February 2020
The cybercrime cell of Ahmedabad police has busted a racket that was stealing ration through bogus validated documents and recovered more than 1,100 casts of beneficiary fingerprints made on some silicone-like material, says a report.   In the report, Times of India, says , "The modus...

Read More



IANS 05 February 2020
Elderly people living alone in their homes would soon be getting basic care with the Centre working on a scheme for providing such facility.   In oral reply to a question from Rajya Sabha member Husain Dalwai, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot said...

Read More



Bengaluru is the most traffic congested city in the world, said a Dutch real-time traffic information and services company.   "Bengaluru takes the top spot this year with drivers in the southern Indian city expecting to spend an average of 71 per cent extra travel time stuck in...

Read More



Akshay Naik 09 January 2020
Deaths of sanitation workers in Kerala was the turning point for the four founders of GenRobotics - Arun George, Vimal Govind, Nikhil N.P. and Rashid K. At the time, the four were already interested in powered exoskeleton technology since their college days in MES College of Engineering in...

Read More



The police in the newly formed Union territory of Ladakh have urged the admins running whatsApp groups to register themselves at the police stations in the twin districts of Leh and Kargil.   The police released a statement which said: "These days people are using social media as a...

Read More



IANS 30 December 2019
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Monday said that from March onwards buses will have facilities for differently abled passengers or passengers with reduced mobility.   The Transport Ministry has notified amendments to the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 to this...

Read More



Moneylife Digital Team 11 December 2019
India's new Personal Data Protection Bill offers strong protection with regard to data processing by companies. Critically, the latest bill is a dramatic step backward in terms of the exceptions it grants to government processing and surveillance, says Mozilla.org.    In a statement...

Read More

Free Helpline
Legal Credit
Feedback