Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.21

First Nabard strike in decade

The officers and employees of the Ranchi regional office of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) struck work on Tuesday, for the first time in a decade, for pressing their ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.21

NHRC notice on pension delay

The notice informed that the media report highlighted the case study of 62-year old small farmer, with a meagre income, who had to borrow more than Rs 10,000 from the relatives to pay his hospital bil...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.02.21

Rally for prompt release of pension in Jharkhand

More than 300 pension beneficiaries, including elderly, widows and disabled took part in a rally to protest delay in payment of pension at the Manika block of Latehar district in Jharkhand. Belgian b...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 07.02.21

Soldiers wince at pension pinch

A recent proposal by the department of military affairs, headed by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat, to raise the retirement age for officers and reduce pension for those choosing prema...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.21

Pension for all above 60 and widows

Mamata Banerjee on Friday brought people aged above 60 and all widows under pension plans, raised annual dole for farmers to Rs 6,000 per acre and announced a series of infrastructure projects in an a...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.02.21

Jharkhand policy to protect Samaritans

People who are apprehensive about taking road accident victims to hospital for fear of police harassment in Jharkhand need not be hesitant anymore. The state cabinet in its meeting on Wednesday eveni...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.01.21

Jharkhand pension void

Over 10 lakh senior citizens in Jharkhand are allegedly not receiving their social security pensions for the last six months and facing hardship amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to economist and ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.21

Mamata widens pension umbrella

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the state government would bring additional 15 lakh persons under the ambit of old-age or widow pension schemes, the decision apparently part of her government’s...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.12.20

You can’t stop pension, JNU told

Delhi High Court has set aside Jawaharlal Nehru University’s decision to put on hold the pension payment of a professor for taking part in a ceasework against the policies of the institution. I...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.11.20

More time for life certificate

Retirement fund body EPFO has extended the deadline for submission of life certificates by pensioners till February 28, a move which would benefit over 35 lakh persons who could not submit t...
By PTI in New Delhi


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