Business  /  Published 24.02.19

Investors should have a balanced approach while playing the markets

Going into an election year there were expectations of multiple populist measures in this year’s interim budget. However, the government needed to meet its fiscal deficit target too. So the budget t...
By Ashish Shanker

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.20

Ensure social pension: CM Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday asked authorities of every district to ensure that beneficiaries of all social pension schemes got cheques without facing any hardship.“It has to be ensured that beneficia...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.02.19

Another tweak to pensions for the poor

A pension scheme has been announced for unorganised workers in the interim budget for 2019. This scheme, it has been claimed, is the largest such initiative in the world. The proposal is that all unor...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.07.19

Defence pension adalat a big hit

Over 700 people, comprising retired defence personnel or their dependants, sought redressal of their grievances at the 168th defence pension adalat, a two-day affair, that began at Kerketta Auditorium...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 25.09.19

UP talaq pension

The Uttar Pradesh government has said it will give an annual pension of Rs 6,000 to women who have been deserted by their husbands, with chief minister Yogi Adityanath making the announcement at a pro...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.20

Hemant’s tweet spurs pension speed-drive

Chief minister Hemant Soren late on Sunday instructed Dhanbad deputy commissioner Amit Kumar via a tweet to organise special camps to dispose of all pension-related applications. Hemant’s instructio...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 29.09.19

Pension ‘trap’ with no exit

Saraswati Parida, a housewife in the Odisha village of Garh Nipania, feels “trapped” in the government pension scheme she had signed up for four years ago but wants to quit now.She says she was no...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.12.18

Supreme Court bats for more pension for elderly

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Centre to ensure that all states and Union territories comply with the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007, which mandates the s...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.12.18

Tax treat for NPS subscriber

The entire corpus of pension money under the National Pension Scheme (NPS) that can be withdrawn by individuals at the time of retirement will now be tax exempt, the government said on Monday . The ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.10.19

Threat to pension net for low-paid workers

A proposed law on social security for workers has diluted a provision for additional contribution by the central government to the pension for low-paid employees, drawing criticism from the RSS-affili...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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