West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.22

Aadhaar link for pension pay

The Mamata Banerjee government is set to launch a drive to link Aadhaar cards to the bank accounts of those who avail themselves of the state’s pension schemes by March 31 in an apparent bid to ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 17.01.22

Lens on retirement fund cap

Industry and tax professionals want the government to review the cap of Rs 7.5 lakh cap on contributions to National Pension Scheme, provident fund and superannuation fund in the budget. The governme...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.12.21

Teacher gives pension to Puri temple

A retired schoolteacher has donated almost his entire pension amounting to Rs 20 lakh to the Puri Shree Jagannath temple. He has promised to donate another Rs 10 lakh to the temple fund. Talking to T...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.12.21

State Digest: Dharna by pensioners in Dhanbad

Dhanbad: Altogether 23 women from the economically and socially deprived section of the society who underwent a six-month training to hone their professional skills as part of the Community College in...
By Our Bureau

Business  /  Published 07.12.21

Pensions give high stock return

PFRDA chairman Supratim Bandyopadhyay on Monday said pension product NPS has generated good returns for the subscribers over the last 12 years, and one must start early to reap the benefits of the pro...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 30.11.21

Sinha ‘had asked LS to stop pension’

The office of Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha on Monday said Sinha, a former MP, had requested the Lok Sabha to stop his pension a day before assuming his current charge in August la...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 29.11.21

Salaried Sinha draws pension

Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha holds a salaried post but an RTI reply from a central government arm shows he also figures on a list of former lawmakers who are drawing MPs’ pe...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.21

Hemant’s pension pledge hits hurdle

The ambitious universal pension scheme, launched by Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Statehood Day, has hit a bureaucratic hurdle. During the launch of the scheme on November 15, Hemant had a...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 24.11.21

Leeway on pension contribution

The government is exploring the possibility of allowing increased contribution under the Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS) to make room for enhanced pension. The Central Board of Trustees of the ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.11.21

Aadhaar error denies pension

A day after the Jharkhand government launched universal pension scheme in the state, a survey by Khadya Suraksha Manch (an outfit to ensure Food Security Act implementation) in the first week of Novem...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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