India  /  Published 26.05.22

Old pension plan soon in state

Jharkhand would soon follow Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan in restoring the old pension scheme from the existing New Pension Scheme. Sources in the Jharkhand finance department confirmed that the proposa...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.05.22

Pensioners doubled

Number of beneficiaries under the state pension scheme has doubled in a span of two years in Jharkhand. Speaking to The Telegraph, the JMM leader and women, child development and social security mini...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 18.04.22

Workers cool to pension plan, Centre sends texts

The Narendra Modi government is reaching out individually to unorganised sector workers urging them to join its new contributory pension scheme against the backdrop of waning enthusiasm among intended...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.04.22

Canada fund invests in Tata projects

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) will invest Rs 2,600 crore to acquire a 49 per cent stake in Tata Realty and Infrastructure’s two premium commercial office projects at Chennai and G...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.04.22

Head: Letters to the Editor: How Bengalis have 'adopted' the once exotic 'phulkopi'

Flower power Sir — There will be few Bengalis who can imagine their lives without the cauliflower. Be it in machher jhol or shingara, the phulkopi is an inseparable pa...
By The Telegraph


India  /  Published 08.04.22

BJP in govt bins plea by old BJP on pension

The finance ministry has rejected a proposal to double the minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 for low-paid workers enrolled under the Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS), 1995, the labour ministry ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.04.22

Letters to the Editor: A matrimonial site for IITians is grossly elitist

Screened out Sir — A matrimonial website, IITIIM Shaadi, has come under fire for catering only to the alumni of premier institutions like the Indian Institutes of Technology and the Indian Inst...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.03.22

Blind at birth, denied pension

A 70-year-old visually impaired man in Jharkhand has not received the government’s old-age pension for the past six years because the authorities have allegedly been insisting on an Aadhaar in c...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.22

Pension claimants to get receipts

As per an announcement made by Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren during the state’s foundation day function on November 15 last year, the state became the first in the country to have a univ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.22

Call for revival of old pension

More than 500 employees of different departments of state government  on Sunday took out a massive rally and organised a meeting  in Dhanbad as part of their phase wise agitation to demand t...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad


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