Nitish Kumar govt hikes DA for employees, pensioners

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar on Tuesday announced a pre-election sop for government employees and pensioners by hiking Dearness Allowance by six to 11 per cent.

Don't harass pensioners, govt tells banks

Against the backdrop of complaints of pensioners' harassment, the government has directed banks not to insist that retired government employees be physically present for giving life certificates for continuation of pension.

Slovakia to introduce free train travel for students, pensioners

Slovakia is going to introduce free train travel for students and pensioners from Nov 17, said Jan Pociatek, transportation construction and regional development minister, Wednesday.

J&K approves 10% DA for govt employees, pensioners

The Jammu and Kashmir government today approved release of 10 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) instalment which will be effective from July 2013.

Govt likely to announce 10 per cent DA hike next month

The government is likely to announce a hike in dearness allowance to 90 per cent from existing 80 per cent in September, benefiting about 50 lakh central employees and 30 lakh pensioners ahead of the festival season.

Maha govt plans biometric system to facilitate pensioners

In a bid to provide relief to pensioners from submitting yearly life certificates to avail pension, Maharashtra government plans to set up biometric reader machines for online finger print authentication.

Bihar government, dearness allowance, employees, pensioners

Bihar government on Tuesday announced 8 percent increase in dearness allowance for its employees and pensioners.

Future of pensioners will crash with FDI: Mamata Banerjee

Intensifying her tirade against Centre for allowing FDI in pension funds, Mamata Banerjee said future of pensioners in country would be jeopardised.

Sonia Gandhi assures help to pensioners

A group of elderly people and activists seeking enhancement of old-age pension has knocked the doors of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

Pongal gift to TN employees, pensioners, ex-VAOs

Ahead of Pongal, Tamil Nadu govt announced bonus of up to Rs 3,000 to C and D group employees besides a special bonus of Rs 1000 to A and B.

Haryana pays interest to pensioners for delay

Haryana government released over Rs 6.02 crore for the payment of pension to
more than one lakh people under various social security
schemes, an official spokesman said here.

Haven`t got a paisa, say `pensioners` in UP

Under the Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension people of 65 years and above and living below the poverty line are eligible to receive a monthly pension of Rs 200 from the central govt.

Pensioners sue Moscow authorities over summer smog

The pensioners want Moscow government to compensate them for "moral damages".

Pensioners in Haryana to get biometric cards

Collecting pension will soon be
a hassle-free exercise in Haryana as under a new scheme the
amount will directly be credited to the bank accounts of the

Bihar govt`s festive bonanza to pensioners

In a festive bonanza, Bihar`s NDA government has decided to increase the rate of pension from 35% to 50% for over 3.5 lakh retired employees of the state.