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BJP look to retain its lone Lok Sabha seat of Secunderabad in Telangana

The Secunderabad Lok Sabha constituency, has become a crucial battleground for all three main parties -- the BJP, the Congress and the TRS.

Mar 29, 2019, 18:20 PM IST

BJP to go it alone in Telangana, to contest in all 17 Lok Sabha seats: Bandaru Dattatreya

"The Assembly election was a totally different scenario. This is is parliamentary election and we are confident," Dattatreya, the lone BJP MP from Telangana, told reporters here.

Feb 03, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

I know the pain of losing a son: Rohith Vemula's mother offers condolences to BJP leader Bandaru Dattatreya on son's death

There had been allegations that disciplinary action against Rohith and other Dalit students was taken at the behest of the then Union labour minister Dattatreya.

May 24, 2018, 10:26 AM IST

BJP MP Bandaru Dattatreya’s 21-year-old son Bandaru Vaishnav dies of heart attack

Twenty one-year-old son of former Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Bandaru Dattatreya's son, Bandaru Vaishnav, died after suffering a heart attack.

May 23, 2018, 06:28 AM IST

Jobless growth is for real, says rating agency Care

Banking is the highest among sectors when it comes to generating employment, with a 21.3 per cent share, and is followed by IT, mining, healthcare and textiles.

Oct 30, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Modi ministry reshuffle: Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya resigns

 Bandaru Dattatreya is MP from Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

Sep 01, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

Opposition, activists slam probe panel report on Rohith Vemula death

Rohith Vemula hanged himself in a hostel room on January 17 last year as he was allegedly upset over disciplinary action taken against him by the University of Hyderabad.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:09 PM IST

Rohith Vemula was a troubled individual, didn’t commit suicide over Hyderabad Central University action: Inquiry Commission

Rohith Vemula’s suicide had triggered a huge political furore with the then HRD minister Smriti Irani coming under attack 

Aug 16, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

Asaduddin Owaisi pitches for heritage tag for Hyderabad city; BJP, TRS support

The UNESCO on Saturday declared Ahmedabad as the world heritage city. It is the first city in India to get the tag.

Jul 10, 2017, 16:21 PM IST

Bill to double tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh in monsoon session

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said the bill which seeks to double the tax-free gratuity ceiling to Rs 20 lakh is likely to be pushed for passage in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament, beginning July 17.

Jul 09, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

EPFO's ETF investment to be Rs 45K crore by March-end: Dattatreya

The retirement fund body EPFO's investment in stocks through exchange traded funds (ETFs) would cross the Rs 45,000-crore mark by the end of this fiscal, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Thursday.

Jul 06, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

EPFO likely to announce PF rate for FY18 next month

Retirement fund body EPFO is likely to announce the interest rate on PF deposits for this fiscal at its trustee meeting slated for next month.


Jul 06, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Job opportunities will be generated post GST: Telangana Minister Bandaru Dattatreya

Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya on Friday said that implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will produce more job opportunities.

Jul 02, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Affirming goal of child labour-free society, India ratifies global conventions

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, the indefatigable activist for children`s rights, said India`s ratification of the two ILO conventions was a "very happy moment for me."

Jun 14, 2017, 00:29 AM IST

Govt plans to provide employment to 1 crore people in next 2 years: Dattatreya

The government intends to provide employment to one crore people in the country in the next two years, Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya said Tuesday.

May 16, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

EPFO meet to discuss hike in ETF investment to 15%: Bandaru Dattatreya

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Monday said the board of retirement fund body EPFO will deliberate on raising investment limit in exchange traded funds (ETFs) to 15 per cent at its meeting later this month.

May 15, 2017, 23:43 PM IST

Housing for 4.5 crore labourers' families by 2022: Bandaru Dattatreya

Union Labour and Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Tuesday said 4.5 crore labourers' families in the country would be provided housing by 2022.

May 09, 2017, 23:51 PM IST

No home construction by EPFO, to act as facilitator: Bandaru Dattatreya

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Monday clarified that the retirement fund body EPFO will not construct houses, but become a facilitator for its over four crore members so that they can buy homes.

May 08, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

Govt ratifies 8.65% rate of interest on EPF deposits for FY17

The government has ratified 8.65 per cent rate of interest on EPF deposits for 2016-17 which would now be credited into the accounts of members of the retirement fund body EPFO.

Apr 27, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

Finance Ministry approves 8.65% interest rate on EPF for 2016-17

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation trustees had approved 8.65 percent rate on EPF in December last year.

Apr 20, 2017, 13:53 PM IST