India  /  Published 09.06.19

Govt indecision stalls CAPF retirement process

Hundreds of retirements and subsequent pension procedures for personnel of various Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have been stuck since May 31 as the Ministry of Home Affairs is yet to take a fin...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.07.19

Pension pangs for 63 IIT(ISM) ex-staff

As many as 63 retired employees of IIT(ISM), including 56 faculty members, who joined the institute before 1986 have stopped receiving pension since February last year owing to a lack of clarity on th...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.19

PM Narendra Modi to launch traders’ pension scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will spend about two hours in the capital on Thursday, is scheduled to address a gathering of over one lakh farmers at Prabhat Tara ground here, inaugurate a number o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 19.04.20

Pension sum to help feed kids

A 70-year-old retired schoolteacher has given Rs 20,000 to a study centre for underprivileged children in Howrah to provide them and their families with food during the lockdown.Sankar Prasad Hore who...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.20

Women confine Asok to office for three hours

A group of elderly women from the ward of Siliguri Trinamul Congress councillor Ranjan Silsharma confined mayor Asok Bhattacharya to his chamber for three hours on Monday, alleging that the Left Front...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


Jharkhand  /  Published 28.02.19

Pension scheme fillip for 40000 coal loaders

Around 40,000 people engaged in loading and unloading coal at various BCCL and ECL mines here will benefit from the newly launched Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan Yojana, a pension scheme for work...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

HC orders payment of pension dues

The high court on Friday directed the Bengal school education department to disburse pension and other retirement benefits due for 21 years to the family of a clerk who had retired from a North 24-Par...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

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


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