Thoughts on the Land Acquisition Bill

The unfortunate incident of a farmer committing suicide in the AAP rally has polarized the debate on the Land Acquisition Act even more, and it has become virtually impossible to get to know the factual details of the act, and the amendment, and learn for yourself whether it is good or bad. I spent a few […]

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – Calculating Maturity Values @ 9.2% – Interest Rate Applicable for FY 2015-16

April 3, 2015

This post is written by Shiv Kukreja, who is a Certified Financial Planner and runs a financial planning firm, Ojas Capital in Delhi/NCR. He can be reached at skukreja@investitude.co.in The Finance Ministry on March 31st announced the applicable interest rates for all the Post Office Small Savings Schemes, including PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) and […]

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Does it make sense to invest in a 401k for a short term?

March 24, 2015

Mohit left the following comment on the Suggest a Topic page recently: Mohit Agrawal March 18, 2015 at 8:13 pm [edit] Hi, I would love to know your views on investing in 401(k) in USA if a NRI plans to remain in USA short term like 5-7 years. Is it still worth it? Because the […]

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India v Australia Record at ICC Events

March 20, 2015

India is going to play Australia in the semi finals of the current world cup on Thursday next week, and I hope that India continues their great form, and beats Australia to reach the final. India has had great form in the World Cup but terrible form in Australia just prior to the World Cup […]

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Inox Wind Limited IPO Review – Subscribe or Not?

March 19, 2015

This post is written by Shiv Kukreja, who is a Certified Financial Planner and runs a financial planning firm, Ojas Capital in Delhi/NCR. He can be reached at skukreja@investitude.co.in After a poor response to the Initial Public Offers (IPOs) of Ortel Communications and Adlabs Entertainment, Inox Wind Limited is knocking your doors to raise money […]

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Has India ever lost with Dhoni not out in the second innings?

March 18, 2015

As India prepares for their quarter final game with Bangladesh tomorrow, and Sri Lanka got destroyed by South Africa today, it took me back to the memories of the India – Sri Lanka final in the last World Cup, and the last game against Zimbabwe, both of which saw a very key innings from MS Dhoni. […]

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Investment options for NRIs in USA

March 17, 2015

Nritk left the following comment on the Suggest a Topic page a few days ago. NRITK March 8, 2015 at 5:21 pm [edit] Hi manshu, Lot has been written and discussed for resident Indians but very less is been discussed about the Investment options for NRIs in and outside India. There is adequate information is […]

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Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – Updated List of Authorised Banks to Open an Account, Specimen Application Form & Passbook

March 16, 2015

This post is written by Shiv Kukreja, who is a Certified Financial Planner and runs a financial planning firm, Ojas Capital in Delhi/NCR. He can be reached at skukreja@investitude.co.in RBI on March 11 issued a Circular to the authorised commercial banks to start observing the rules and regulations of Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana as per the […]

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NTPC Bonus Debentures Issue – Record Date March 23

March 14, 2015

This post is written by Shiv Kukreja, who is a Certified Financial Planner and runs a financial planning firm, Ojas Capital in Delhi/NCR. He can be reached at skukreja@investitude.co.in On Thursday, NTPC announced March 23rd as the record date for its debenture issue. NTPC will be issuing these debentures to all its shareholders in the […]

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Weekend links – March 14 2015

March 13, 2015

Let’s start this week with a topic that has been much discussed recently, and I really liked this contrast of how the discourse of rape is in India versus elsewhere in the world. How the west deals with rape? The current government seems to be active on many fronts, and taking actions where the previous one […]

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Atal Pension Yojana – Government Guaranteed Pension Scheme for the Unorganised Sector

March 13, 2015

This post is written by Shiv Kukreja, who is a Certified Financial Planner and runs a financial planning firm, Ojas Capital in Delhi/NCR. He can be reached at skukreja@investitude.co.in 88% of India’s total labour force of 47.29 crore belongs to the unorganised sector, in which the workers do not have any formal provision of getting […]

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