Guatemalan central bank, social security chiefs arrested

The heads of the Guatemalan central bank and social security administration were arrested Wednesday on corruption charges, prosecutors said, the latest blow to embattled President Otto Perez.

26 Private Member's Bills introduced in Lok Sabha

A number of Private Member's Bills were introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday that sought raising of a Bose Regiment in Army, prohibition of slaughter of cow and other milch animals and stopping 'khap' panchayats from interfering in individuals liberty among others.

Govt plans to bring law for welfare of domestic workers

Government is contemplating bringing a law to regulate the working conditions of domestic workers and providing them social security benefits, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Jaitley wants US to alter 'unjust' totalisation regime

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has pushed for the US administration to begin a process by which the contributions by Indians to the country's exchequer by way of social security is returned and not retained in an "unjust" manner.

Haryana to transfer social security benefits to beneficiaries' bank accounts

The Haryana government will transfer pensions under various social security schemes directly to the bank accounts of beneficiaries.

Govt to bring bill for social security to unorganised workers

Government has assured labour unions that it will bring a Bill aimed at providing social security benefits like health services, insurance, pension and banking for workers in the unorganised sector.

BJP demands anti-conversion law

The BJP on Monday demanded framing of a strong anti-conversion law and blamed the Jitan Ram Manjhi government in Bihar for failing to keep its promises of development of the dalit community, which, he alleged compelled several families to convert to other religions in several districts recently.

BJP promises economic, social security to Dalits in Delhi

Going all out to woo the city's Dalit community, BJP leaders Monday took part in a rally here promising to dedicate the year 2015 to the uplift of the community.

Modi Govt trying to dilute MGNREGA: CPI(M)

CPI(M) on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of seeking to dilute or do away with social security issues, saying the dreams of "good days" have been converted into "bitter pills" after BJP assumed office.

Naveen Patnaik guarantees pucca house for all, right to social security

Optimistic of retaining power for fourth term in a row, BJD on Saturday promised pucca houses for all, agriculture loans at 1 per cent, besides a separate Food Security Act for Odisha.

Ageing populations pose special challenge: Azad

Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday said many countries are faced with vast, ageing populations, and are unable to meet the social security and employment needs of this segment of society.

Bengal moots social security scheme for investors: Mamata

The West Bengal government is planning to start a social security scheme for depositors and investors to ensure proper return of public money after the Saradha chit fund mess, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday.

Social security benefits for Indians in Canada, Oz

Indian professionals working in Canada, Sweden, Australia and Portugal will soon be exempted from paying social security contribution.

No increase for Social Security next year: US Govt

More than 58 million retirees and disabled Americans will get no increase in Social Security benefits next year, the second year in a row without a raise.