Is Model Tenancy Act more in favour of landlords or tenants?

Model Tenancy Act is a step forward from the archaic laws governing rent control.The cap on the security deposit can become a pain point for many landlords—in cities like Bengaluru, a ten-month security deposit (with some scope for negotiation) was the accepted norm Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

Read More

Fund of Funds is a better fit for DIY investors

While the income tax benefits proposed in budget make a case for investing in FoFs, investors must assess the costs and adhere to their risk preference.For investors looking to build their own long-term portfolio, there may be some merit in considering FOFs Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

Read More

If property is held for over 24 months, it will qualify as long term capital ass

LTCG shall be computed as the difference between net sale proceeds (sale proceeds less brokerage expenses) and the indexed cost of acquisition.Indexed cost of acquisition would be calculated as cost of acquisition or FMV or cost inflation index multiplied by CII of year of sale Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

Read More

Starz’s The Rook is formulaic to a fault — but it has one storyline unlike anything else

The actors behind Gestalt. From left, Catherine Steadman, Jon Fletcher, Ronan Raftery, and Fletcher again. | Starz The show is a confusing mixture of bland formula and blazing originality. Every week, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives here. The episode of the week for July 21 through 28 is “Chapter Four,” the fourth episode of…

Read More

House Democrats are keeping the pressure on Mitch McConnell over election security

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds her weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center July 26, 2019 in Washington, DC.  | Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Majority Leader might be stonewalling bills in the Senate, but Democrats aren’t letting up. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might be determined as ever to stymie election security legislation, but House Democrats remain undeterred in their push to advance it. In fact, one of…

Read More
1 2 3 4 5