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UP Assembly Elections: Akhilesh Yadav promises more freebies, says committed to people of state

UP Assembly Elections: Akhilesh Yadav promises more freebies, says committed to people of state

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.

Tamil Nadu CM defends shower of freebies, says AIADMK is 'pro-poor'

Tamil Nadu CM defends shower of freebies, says AIADMK is 'pro-poor'

"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.

Drug makers' tax benefit claim on freebies, gifts unlawful: CAG

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.

Consumer durable firms expect festive sales to ring in Acche Din

To attract buyers, durable makers are offering freebies like hard disk drive, DVD players, carrying case and accessories.