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Indian pension system ranks amongst worst

With little social security coverage, the workforce in India has to manage pension savings on its own for the most part

20 Oct 2021 9:00 AM

Man chopped into pieces by wife, children over pension in Telangana

According to police, Maruthi Suthar was a railway goods train driver, who took voluntary retirement in 2000 due to his ill health.

23 Aug 2019 1:11 PM

EPFO approves changes in Employees' Pension Scheme to restore commutation of pension

The move would benefit the pensioners who had opted for commutation and got a lump-sum amount at the time of retirement before 2009.

22 Aug 2019 6:46 PM

MTNL employees stage protest for non-payment of salary, pension

Around 8,000 employees of MTNL staged protest demanding the immediate release of the salary.

06 Aug 2019 9:57 AM

Govt denies possibility of reintroduction of Old Pension Scheme

In 2004, government introduced National Pension Scheme (NPS) and made mandatory for all Central government employees.

16 Jul 2019 1:02 PM


Budget 2019: Pension benefit to be extended to around 3 cr retail traders

Rs 350 crore allocated for 2 per cent interest subvention for all GST-registered MSMEs on fresh or incremental loans.

05 Jul 2019 1:07 PM

Maharashtra govt increases monthly remuneration for freedom fighters

In another tweet, Maharashtra CMO, while quoting Fadnavis, also announced pension for Misabandis.

25 Jun 2019 3:23 PM

Consultation on for increasing minimum pension: Gangwar to LS

Increase in minimum pension for employees affiliated to EPF to Rs 2000 will cost the govt Rs 4,671 cr and Rs 11696 cr if hiked to Rs 3000.

24 Jun 2019 3:07 PM

Modi promises collateral-free loan, insurance, pension as he woos traders

PM Modi promised collateral-free loan of up to Rs 50 lakh, Rs 10-lakh accidental insurance to GST-registered entitie.

20 Apr 2019 8:58 AM

Amid fund crunch, EPFO shelves plan to double minimum pension

Govt has guaranteed a least benefits of Rs 3,000 per month for informal sector workers through PMSYM scheme.

28 Mar 2019 3:03 PM


Govt offers pension for employees of public sector insurance companies

Decision is expected to benefit 42,720 employees of which 24,595 are of LIC and 18,125 of other companies.

04 Mar 2019 10:30 AM

PFRDA working on minimum assured return scheme for NPS subscribers

NPS is a contributory retirement savings scheme and seeks to inculcate the habit of saving for old age among the citizens.

24 Feb 2019 11:19 AM

Informal sector workers can join PMSYM pension scheme from Feb 15

Pension of Rs 3,000 from the age of 60 years on a monthly contribution of a small amount during their working life.

09 Feb 2019 2:52 PM

Poll Budget 2019: Tax relief for middle class, dole to small farmers

‘India is solidly back on track and marching towards growth and prosperity.’

01 Feb 2019 2:24 PM

FM announces pension for informal workers, hikes tax-free gratuity to Rs 30 Lakh

The scheme will provide assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000, with contribution of 100 rupees per month.

01 Feb 2019 12:41 PM


No case of pension, gratuity fund diversion at PNB: Jaitley

PNB has also apprised that no amount was taken back or withdrawn from the trusts' account.

04 Jan 2019 3:22 PM

Husbands alive but 22 women avail widows’ pension in UP

Sandeep Kumar informed the concerned officials but he now claims that he is receiving threats for taking up the matter with the authorities.

17 Nov 2018 1:18 AM

India ranked second last in pension benefits: study

India has been taking slow but steady steps towards strengthening its retirement income system.

22 Oct 2018 6:30 PM

Lunchbox helps Armyman’s widow get pension after 65 years

The family struggled without success for 65 years till the lunchbox bearing an Army number was found. It helped trace his service record.

08 Aug 2018 6:01 AM

Delhi government approves proposal to delink Aadhaar, pensions

The Social Welfare department will now remit all the pensions stopped due to lack of Aadhaar, the government statement said.

01 Aug 2018 1:15 PM