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.