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Government's contribution under NPS to be raised to 14% from 10%, entire 60% of withdrawals to be tax-free

Contribution by the government employees under Tier-II of NPS will now be covered under Section 80 C for deduction up to Rs. 1.50 lakh

Dec 10, 2018, 15:40 PM IST

10 key Income Tax rules will change from April 1 – All you should know

Know how the change in Income Tax rules will impact you.

Mar 30, 2018, 08:39 AM IST

40,000 railway employees to march to Parliament for better wages

The union assured that no rail services will be disrupted

Mar 13, 2018, 07:12 AM IST

Key tax changes that will come into effect from April 1 – All you should know

Check out 10 key tax changes that will come into effect from April 1

Feb 21, 2018, 07:55 AM IST

National Pension Scheme: All you should know about it after Budget 2018

One needs to remember there are many tax benefits under NPS.

Feb 13, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

ELSS can give you better returns than other tax saving options: Report

This is the high time when the investors look for better ways of tax saving in the market.

Dec 14, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

PFRDA announces range of incentives to expand pension coverage

Besides the initiatives taken -- introducing e-NPS, reducing minimum contribution levels, new investment instruments and aggressive life cycle funds, the PFRDA has now taken a further step in this direction by increasing the incentives payable to POPs, an official release from the Ministry of Finance noted.

Oct 28, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

National Pension Scheme: Age limit raised to 65 years

PFRDA has announced that the upper age limit for joining the National Pension Scheme (NPS) had been raised to 65 years, from the current 60.

Sep 11, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

PFRDA to update contact details of NPS subscribers

Pension fund regulator PFRDA will update latest contact details of National Pension System (NPS) subscribers to reduce grievances during its service fortnight starting June 27.

Jun 19, 2017, 22:01 PM IST

PFRDA makes NPS retirement advisor registration easier

Pension regulator PFRDA on Tuesday said it has made the process of registration of retirement advisors easier for wider coverage of the National Pension System (NPS) and applicants can now apply online.


Apr 25, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

No tax on fund transfer from PF to NPS: All you need to know

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) on Tuesday said funds transferred from Provident Fund account to National Pension System (NPS) account will not attract any tax.

Mar 07, 2017, 21:08 PM IST

NPS subscribers can shuffle fund allocation twice a year

Pension fund regulator PFRDA has tweaked investment norms to allow subscribers of National Pension System to change their asset allocation twice in a financial year.

Mar 02, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

NPS private subscriptions grew 60% till January: PFRDA

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) on Wednesday said the number of private sector subscribers of New Pension Scheme (NPS) saw a 60 percent increase during the April 2016 to January 2017 period due to exemptions provided in the earlier Budget.

Feb 15, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

NSDL to drastically reduce charges under NPS from April 1

Under pressure from competition, NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure has decided to drastically cut maintenance and account opening charges for subscribers of the National Pension System (NPS) from April 1.

Feb 13, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

Budget 2017: Know the tax relaxation under NPS

Finance Bill, 2017 has proposed to amend the Act to provide exemption from tax at the time of partial withdrawal by an employee from National Pension System Trust in accordance with conditions specified under Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013 and regulations made there under, to the extent it does not exceed twenty five percent of the contributions made by him.

Feb 03, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

To check misuse of NPS, PFRDA bars third party payments in Tier II accounts

In order to arrest the misuse of NPS, pension fund regulator PFRDA has said contribution to savings account (also called Tier-II account), which is attached to pension funds, can only be made by the subscriber and not by any third party.

Jan 15, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

No need to submit form for NPS account if opened via Aadhaar

Simplifying the process, pension fund regulator PFRDA has dispensed with the requirement of submission of physical application form for NPS account opening if done through Aadhaar verification and e-Signature.

Jan 01, 2017, 12:00 PM IST

NPS subscribers to pay for advisory services: Pension regulator

National Pension System (NPS) subscribers will now have to pay for seeking the services of retirement advisers as pension regulator PFRDA has permitted them to charge a fee ranging between Rs 100 and Rs 1,000.

Sep 23, 2016, 19:34 PM IST

India 'A' leads table with 11 points despite match with South Africa 'A' being abandoned due to rain

The Indians were struggling for most part of the 35.2 overs bowled today after being put in to bat at the Harrup Park.

Aug 25, 2016, 15:30 PM IST

India A skipper Manish Pandey fined for showing dissent after dismissal

The 26-year-old was found to have breached Article 2.1.5, which relates to showing dissent at an umpire`s decision during an international match.

Aug 24, 2016, 13:32 PM IST