21 Apr 2014
Johannesburg: Five Indian-South Africans will be conferred South Africa's highest awards, National Orders, by President Jacob Zuma for their bravery and sacrifice during the country's freedom struggle.
11 Apr 2014
Amritsar: Congress candidate from Amritsar and former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) of spreading misinformation about the 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme, and urged the ex-servicemen not to get misled by their ‘false propaganda’.
24 Mar 2013
A delegation of the Puducherry Freedom Fighters Welfare Movement will call on UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at New Delhi soon seeking her intervention for sanction of pension to genuine freedom-fighters.
10 Apr 2014
Washington: Expressing concern over threats to freedom of expression in China, a bipartisan US Senate resolution on called for greater freedom of press in the country and condemned Chinese actions to suppress it.
16 Aug 2012
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday announced an increase in the monthly pension of freedom fighters and their widows from Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000.
06 Mar 2014
Panaji: The Goa government has proposed a new pension scheme for sports personalities above 60 years of age, who have represented the state at the national and international level.
26 May 2011
In what could be described as a sheer case of callousness, freedom fighters generally are running from pillar to post in order to receive their pension. The case of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s security guard Pyara Singh (92) is not anyway different, who is fighting red-tapism and an insensitive system, sending several petitions to both the Central and Punjab government but in vain.
08 Mar 2014
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government's ambitious 'Samajwadi Pension' scheme has run into rough weather.
14 Mar 2014
Lucknow: Lakhs of government employees in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday threatened to use ‘None of the Above’ (NOTA) option in the coming Lok Sabha polls if the Centre and the state fail to heed to their demands, including pension benefits.
20 Mar 2014
Tanda (HP): Terming the Lok Sabha elections as a ‘battle of thoughts’, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said while his party stood for empowering the people, the opposition represented only the powerful and rich.