PF interest rates lowered to 8.55% for FY18; ETF investments fetch a return of 20.65% so far, says labour minister
Retirement fund body EPFO lowered the rate of interest on employees provident fund to 8.55 percent for its over 6-crore subscribers for 2017-18, from 8.65 percent in the previous fiscal.
Meghalaya Election 2018: BJP promises pension, jobs and pukka roads in manifesto, keeps options open for post-poll alliances
In a 17-page manifesto, BJP promised pension, 24X7 electricity to every household and job opportunity to every youth in Meghalaya among other tall promises
In a bonanza, the Karnataka 6th Pay Commission has recommended 30 percent hike in the salaries of state government employees and pensioners, effective 1 July 2017
Despite being the world's fifth largest importer of weapons, the major worry for the Indian Army during a war would be a shortage of ammunition
Budget 2018: Maternity benefits, low income taxes and agri infrastructure should be high on Arun Jaitley's agenda
There's a lot of pressure on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to deliver in the upcoming Budget 2018-19. Will he chose politics over the economy, or find a way to keep both happy?
The government of India is working on the draft of a new social security scheme that would offer a safety cover all workers including those from the informal sector
Milind Deora column: As low interests hit savings, Union Budget should ensure economic security for senior citizens
The state should ideally encourage and incentivise young people to invest in public equities through mutual funds.
In 2017, the EPFO embarked on a digital journey with an eye on providing almost all services on smartphones
A day before the first phase of polling in Gujarat, the ruling BJP on Friday released its election manifesto with a slew of promises for various sections of society, which included a resolve to "double" farmers' income
In reply to Shashi Tharoor's suggestion, govt says it will examine Rs 5 lakh tax exemption proposal for pensioners
MoS for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla in a letter says proposal for pensioners would be examined during exercise for ensuing Union Budget 2018
EPFO relaxes Jeevan Parmaan life certificate submission rules for pensioners, makes facility available at banks
EPFO says pensioners would have option of submitting digital or paper based certificate to pension drawing bank branches
Demonetisation may hit your PF returns; EPFO likely to cut rate to 8.5%, decision on 23 November, says report
There is a plan to better the utilisation of equity investment by EPFO. This will help offset the rate cut only if the market rally continues
Indian Army soldier Chandu Chavan who crossed over to Pakistan in 2016 court-martialed, sentenced to 2 months imprisonment
Chandu Babulal Chavan who had 'inadvertently crossed the India-Pakistan border' during the 2016 surgical strike has been court-martialed by the army on Wednesday
Delhi sanitation workers to block roads across three MCDs today; demand instant payment of salaries, arrears
Sanitation workers of the three municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs) have threatened to intensify strike on Tuesday by blocking roads in East Delhi if their demands are not met
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This is a wonderful gesture on the part of the Government. It’s rewarding and incensing the honest tax payers
Cabinet clears Bill to double tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh to provide social security, soften inflation hit
The main purpose for enacting this Act is to provide social security to workmen after retirement, whether it is because of rules of superannuation, or physical disablement or impairment of vital parts of the body.
Keep in mind that there are certain conditions which you need to fulfill you apply for the EPFO withdrawals online.
There are about 48.85 lakh central government employees and 55.51 lakh pensioners in the country
SC stays contempt proceedings against HRD ministry, Delhi University for denying pension to retired teachers
The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the contempt proceedings initiated against the HRD ministry, the Delhi University and its vice-chancellor for denying pension to retired teachers despite a Delhi High Court order.