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Do high returns and cover make small finance bank FDs worth it?

Many small finance banks offer 8-9% on fixed deposits of one to three years compared with an average of 6-6.5% that large public and private sector banks give. The returns for seniors (typically, 50 basis points higher) in small finance bank FDs are even better than what the Senior Citizen Savings Scheme offers (8.6%). In Budget 2020, the finance minister increased the ... Read More »

How 15th Finance Commission is trying to manage South India’s anger over tax division – and failing

No other country carries within it the diversity that India does. This trite-but-true dictum extends even to taxation, with different states having markedly different rates of prosperity. Karnataka, for example, has a per capita income that is almost five times that of Bihar. Expectedly, the manner in which India distributes the tax revenue it raises between the Union government and ... Read More »

Here are top 6 gadgets that you can buy and gift this Diwali

Diwali in India has traditionally been associated with buying and gifting. Be it gold, real estate, food hampers, automobiles, or simply mobiles, gadgets, and other accessories, it is the season to splurge. Aiding buyers in this process are tens of hundreds of brands, online shopping platforms, credit/debit card companies, and mobile wallets with their hourly, daily, and weekly deals. You might be spoilt ... Read More »

Back-To-School Shopping 2019: The Best Laptops, Tech and Gadgets

Like it or not, another school year is right around the corner. Supply lists are out and, as curriculum is more and more digitized, good tech is just as much of a part of a child’s back-to-school gear out as a backpack, pencils and notebooks. But what do you send them back to school with? Do they require a laptop? ... Read More »

Finance (No 2) Bill-2019 is unconstitutional and unrealistic: P Chidambaram

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman It takes a lot of courage to speak in a House of Parliament where the Opposition benches are empty. That is precisely what the Finance Minister, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, did on July 23, 2019, in the Rajya Sabha! She piloted her maiden Finance Bill, the Rajya Sabha (minus the Opposition) ‘considered and returned’ the Bill, and all ... Read More »

Art, gadgets and The Godfather: Up, close and personal with Naveen Tewari, Co-Founder and CEO, InMobi

YSWeekender caught up with Naveen Tewari, Co-Founder and CEO of India’s first homegrown startup unicorn, InMobi – a global technology company that provides enterprise platforms for marketers. We found out what his number one secret to productivity is, checked out the art that adorns the walls in his home and also discovered his love for gadgets. Walking into his den, Naveen says “predicting ... Read More »

ThinkGeek 50% off sale: 15 best toys, gadgets, and other tech deals

ThinkGeek recently announced it will shut down its site on July 2 and move its business to parent company GameStop, though its 40 physical stores will remain open. To kick off the move, ThinkGeek is offering a 50% off site-wide sale — as long as you apply the promo code MOVINGDAY at checkout. See it now: ThinkGeek Moving Day sale ThinkGeek said all sales are ... Read More »

Hallmark’s Christmas in July Will Feature 2 New Movies, and They Sound “Snow” Good!

It’s never too early to get into the holiday spirit! This July, Hallmark will bring good tidings with two new movies to help viewers feel the Christmas cheer early on. According to Entertainment Weekly, the first film, Christmas Camp, will premiere on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel on July 7. The story revolves around an advertising executive (Lily Anne Harrison) who must land ... Read More »

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Best Gadgets For New Dads And Dads-To-Be

This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Forbes Finds covers products we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale. Like new mothers, first-time dads need all the help they can get. So Father’s Day ... Read More »

Cam Sims reveals the reason why his Christmas tree is still up, and it’s a very sweet reason

Cam Sims has been a standout on the field at Redskins OTAs so far this offseason, catching passes all over Washington’s secondary and showing Jay Gruden that he was worth keeping even after his early injury in 2018. Sims is also standout off the field and that’s because he. still. has. his. Christmas. tree. up. and. it’s. summer. Sims’ loyalty to his holiday ... Read More »