A Parliamentary panel asked the government to peg the minimum pension at Rs 3,000 a month under the Employees Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS-95) run by retirement fund manager EPFO to help retired workers tide over rising prices.
Thousands of elderly people on Monday staged a dharna here to press for their demand of a monthly pension.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday announced in the assembly that the people who had fought for a separate Jharkhand state would get pension.
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Showbiz World - December 26, 2014