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45 years later, how Indira Gandhi's 1975 Emergency appears through the lens of the Films Division of India 
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45 years later, how Indira Gandhi's 1975 Emergency appears through the lens of the Films Division of India 

When the Emergency was declared on 25 June 1975, the Films Division's resources were marshalled to defend the clampdown and sing the praises of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and her Twenty Point Programme.

Budget 2019 serves all sectors of economy, builds upon India's growth story of last 5 yrs, writes ex-FM Arun Jaitley in blog
Business

Budget 2019 serves all sectors of economy, builds upon India's growth story of last 5 yrs, writes ex-FM Arun Jaitley in blog

The Budget 2019 creates a political direction for an aspirational India. The economically weaker sections get the basic amenities of life and several sectors of interest to the middle-class have been incentivised.

Can mutual funds help create wealth for your future? Long-term investment in SIPs in small amounts makes it possible
Business

Can mutual funds help create wealth for your future? Long-term investment in SIPs in small amounts makes it possible

All the mutual funds have an element of risk attached to them as they invest in market-related instruments.

Investment for senior citizens: Why bank on risk-free FDs alone? From gold to mutual funds, there are other options too
Business

Investment for senior citizens: Why bank on risk-free FDs alone? From gold to mutual funds, there are other options too

Gold is a good investment in terms of capital appreciation as mining of fresh gold has almost come to a standstill and the world is managing with the existing stock

Money management: EPF is esoteric, FDs are for those who value safety; the contest is between PPF and NPS
Business

Money management: EPF is esoteric, FDs are for those who value safety; the contest is between PPF and NPS

The PPF is not employment specific. Indeed, its popularity lies in its availability for anyone who cares to save.

Vijay Mallya PMLA case: Court nod to ED to attach Rs 4,200 crore assets
Business

Vijay Mallya PMLA case: Court nod to ED to attach Rs 4,200 crore assets

In September last year, the ED had issued the order, under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), to attach the various properties including flats, a farmhouse, shares and Fixed Deposits (FD) among others in the name of Mallya and associated firms.

Here are four reasons why Kisan Vikas Patra may make little sense for you
Money

Here are four reasons why Kisan Vikas Patra may make little sense for you

The declining savings rate in India may have forced the government to re-launch the popular Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP).

First of its kind: ICICI offers EMI scheme on debit card purchases
Money

First of its kind: ICICI offers EMI scheme on debit card purchases

All debit card holders, however, are not eligible for this facility. Only those with fixed deposits with the bank can avail of this scheme. Under the EMI facility, the bank will charge an interest rate of 13 percent on debit card purchases that will be linked to the amount in fixed deposits.

SBI raises fixed deposit rate by token 0.2% on select maturity
Investing

SBI raises fixed deposit rate by token 0.2% on select maturity

With the revision, term deposit between 180-210 days less than Rs 1 crore would now earn 7 percent against existing 6.80 percent, SBI said in a statement.<br /><br />

Home loans get costlier, SBI hikes lending rates to 9.8%
Business

Home loans get costlier, SBI hikes lending rates to 9.8%

The banks also hiked its benchmark prime lending rate (BPLR) by a 10 basis point as well and the new BPLR now stands at 14.55 percent. The new rates will be effective from today.

This may be a good time to look into FD and debt MFs
Investing

This may be a good time to look into FD and debt MFs

We are in a falling interest rate scenario. And as a lay investor if you are not sure, where to invest in this current falling interest rate scenario, read on.

Seriously, can you really trust your documents with your bank?
Investing

Seriously, can you really trust your documents with your bank?

How much can you trust your bank with your important documents?

Converting savings from lower EMI into deposits not worth it
Investing

Converting savings from lower EMI into deposits not worth it

The devil lies in the detail. It's time you do your own math. Firstpost tells you how.

Existing loans may turn cheaper but FD rates may fall too
Investing

Existing loans may turn cheaper but FD rates may fall too

As an investor, you may see a fall in your FD rates. So it would be better if you lock in your funds now, before the cut begins.

F&D W330BT Review
Reviews

F&amp;D W330BT Review

Every desktop in India is usually accompanied by some kind of speaker or the other. Of course, the market is saturated with several options by all the major

Fenda Audio to release new speakers W330BT and W130BT
News & Analysis

Fenda Audio to release new speakers W330BT and W130BT

Fenda Audio is introducing two new speakers, the W330BT and W130BT, to its line-up. The 2.1 wireless Bluetooth speakers

F&D F680 Speakers Review
Reviews

F&amp;D F680 Speakers Review

F&D have been in the market for quite some time now. We’ve tested many multimedia and portable speakers by them and most of them offer good ...

GOTY 2010 - Portable Speakers
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GOTY 2010 - Portable Speakers

Three speakers from 2010 that you simply have to plug into your laptop.