Voter ID card 2023 - Shifting of Constituency - Which form to fill online? Form 6 Vs Form 8

The voting season has begun! Legislative Assembly elections in Karnataka are going to take place soon, I guess before May 2023. BBMP Officials have already started to conduct voter ID drives in various places in Karnataka. If you have changed your address and your constituency is changed, then read below to find out which form to fill - Form6 or Form8?

Last Saturday, BBMP Officials were in our ... more


An entertaining poem for children. Authored by Sarveshwar Dayal Saxena.

सूँड उठाकर हाथी बैठा
पक्का गाना गाने,
मच्छर एक घुस गया कान में,
लगा कान खुजलाने। more

EPF Passbook Login - Procedure and Common Problems

EPF is one of the largest social security scheme provided by government of India. It is managed by a government organization called Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). All EPF members and their employers need to access various services of EPFO like EPF Balance Check, Passbook Download, etc.

As of Feb 2018, EPFO has provided lot of online services for members to manage their EPF ... more

Cryptocurrency (including bitcoin) Ban - Illegal in India from Budget 2018

As part of budget 2018 speech in parliament, India's finance minister shri Arun Jaitley has declared all cryptocurrency transactions illegal in the context of India.

This declaration has huge implcations for lot of investors who have been investing heavily in different cryptocurrecny (primarily Bitcoin) over last year. The sudden rally in cryptocurrency price has increased its demand and lot n ... more

(2018) E Way Bill GST India - Step by Step

Starting Feb 1st 2018, E Way bill for inter state transfer in India will become mandatory. This is a long pending requirement since the introduction of GST has caused lot of confusion about e way bills. Different states were following their own systems and it was a difficult to follow for a business.

Please note that initially their will be lot of problems as this new e way bill system requires ... more

How much amount will you get on EPF withdrawal

When I got my EPF amount in my bank account, I was not sure whether its the right amount I claim. I have got the amount in 2 portions so I thought one would be the employee's contribution and the other would be employer's. But that way the calculations didn't match. Its only after a day of many failed attempts that I could match my amount correctly with my calculation. And what a joy it was! I got... more

GST GSTR1 Summary for Filing is Not Generated

As we all know, GST now allows quarterly return of GSTR1 for now in case your turnover is less than or equal to 1.50 crores. But while trying to submit quarterly GSTR1 return, one faces lot of confusing details and error.

  1. First problem is that there is no clear way to find how to file your quarterly return for 3 months, as it only shows single month on the return page. The solution for this ... more

School Admissions 2018 - Nursery Vs Montessori and Age Cut-off Criteria

So the time came, finally, for us to start thinking about "school admissions". The questions that were popping in our minds were something like -

  • What is the difference between Nursery and Montessori ? Which one is better for us?

  • What is Montessori I, Montessori II and Montessori III ?

  • What is the right age to enter in LKG ?

  • What is the age cut-off criteria of different schools... more

Schools in Bangalore

Every parent in Bangalore (or Bengluru) wants to find the best school for his/her children. Though most of the times, we get too much stuck on the idea of best school in Bangalore instead of finding the right school for our children. While selecting a school, the parents needs to take care of few important things:

  1. Location -- school need to be near the home otherwise children will spend ... more

(2018) EPF UAN Login and Activation - 3 Step Guide for EPFO Members

Employee Provident fund (EPF) is India's main social security scheme managed by EPFO and covering more than 15 crores of workers in organized sector and it remains important in 2018 also with an estimated 4.5 crore members. All EPF members and their employers need to access the EPFO online servies for different tasks. The first step towards accessing the EPF online services ... more