Tuesday, 21 March, 2023
TopicPension scheme

Topic: pension scheme

Congress’s Praveen Chakravarty says no ‘internal strife’, day after comment on Old Pension Scheme

In a tweet Monday, Chakravarty said the 'Old Pension Scheme will cost roughly 15% of tax revenues' in Gujarat. The Congress has distanced itself from his comment.

Freebies, bailouts, revival of pension scheme — why many states are at risk of fiscal stress

Power sector reforms, preventing leakages in subsidies payments and avoiding fiscally unwise decisions like reversion to old pension system can help improve their financial health.

‘Lauta do purani pension’: The steady growth of Old Pension Scheme agitations across India 

Starting with Vijay Kumar Bandhu’s initiative, demand for OPS has now become a key issue in UP, MP, Himachal, Andhra Pradesh & Jharkhand and features in the SP’s poll manifesto.

Rajasthan’s pension system reversal is anti-reform, it will reintroduce inequality

The decision to move away from the defined benefit old pension scheme for civil servants was based on the fact that the old pension system was inherently inequitable.

Raise minimum EPS pension to Rs 5,000, start urban MGNREGA: RSS-affiliate BMS’ Budget demands

In pre-budget meet with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, BMS calls for income tax exemption for senior citizens, constant interest rates for FD schemes.

5 years of One Rank One Pension scheme a momentous occasion, says PM Modi

OROP is aimed at ensuring uniform pensions for armed forces veterans retiring in the same rank with the same length of service irrespective of when they retire.

In photos, Modi woos traders by announcing collateral-free loan & other schemes

PM Modi at the convention also announced that if re-elected, he would form a National Traders' Welfare Board.

Not to be left behind in battle of giveaways, BJP says will expand PM-KISAN to all farmers

The BJP also promised pension to small and marginal farmers, and an investment of Rs 25 lakh crore in the agricultural sector.

Two pension schemes, one problem: What Modi govt didn’t learn

India's old-age group remain without a secured pension policy. Those that came their way have either become fiscally unmanageable or soon will.

Informal sector gets yet another pension scheme

Budget allocates Rs 500 crore for scheme that will provide Rs 3,000 as monthly pension for people with monthly income of Rs 15,000.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.