Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan is not in favour total prohibition as he believes that it would do more harm than good.Mar 01, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said he will soon be announcing more schemes like the distribution of free laptops and smart phones to the people of his state.Sep 08, 2016, 17:28 PM IST
"I do agree we have announced that we have promised freebie schemes. It is because the AIADMK party led by me is always on the side of the poor," she said at an election rally while referring to Opposition's criticism over it.May 09, 2016, 00:37 AM IST
Slamming the practice of pharma companies offering freebies and gifts to doctors, government auditor CAG said that drug makers have claimed tax benefits on such expenses despite these being prohibited by law.May 10, 2015, 14:36 PM IST
To attract buyers, durable makers are offering freebies like hard disk drive, DVD players, carrying case and accessories.Sep 14, 2014, 14:58 PM IST
Major political parties barring the Bahujan Samaj Party on Monday opposed any restriction on them in announcing freebies in election manifestos.Aug 12, 2013, 16:22 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that promises made by them in their manifestoes to give freebies do not amount to corruption.Jul 05, 2013, 12:15 PM IST
Boys from class six and above would now get full-pants
instead of half pants, while girls will be given `salwar
Coming down heavily against promise
of freebies by DMK and AIADMK for the April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly polls, BJP assured the people it would provide
an "honest" and "transparent" government if voted to power.
Promise of providing freebies
like mixies and laptops to the people by political parties in
Tamil Nadu is a "disturbing" trend, Chief Election
Commissioner S Y Quraishi said here on Friday.
Freebies like TVs and grinder-mixers given to the poor by the government are similar to tax exemptions to the rich and corporates, PMK leader S Ramadoss said here on Monday.Mar 21, 2011, 15:58 PM IST
The Civil Aviation Ministry
has decided to give all its previous secretaries life-long
free upgrades on air tickets to first class and access to
lounges at any airport in the country.