20 Apr 2016
Hyderabad: Buckling under protests and street violence in Bengaluru, the government yesterday rolled back its order tightening rules for withdrawal of provident fund money, within hours of keeping it in abeyance for three more months.
19 Apr 2016
Bengaluru: Several buses were set on fire and a police station was attacked as protest by garment factory workers against the new provident fund rules turned violent on the second day of their stir here today.
30 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Stung by all-round criticism, the government yesterday rolled back its decision to lower interest rate on provident fund deposits to 8.7 percent for 2015-16 and agreed to fix it at 8.8 percent, the third EPF-related roll back since March.
13 Mar 2016
Hyderabad: Labour Ministry will soon launch an investigation into the provident fund contributions made by Kingfisher Airlines for its employees when the carrier was functioning, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said.
19 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Over five crore provident fund subscribers governed by the EPFO will get 8.75 percent interest on their deposits for the current fiscal. The Finance Ministry has ratified the rate for 2014-15, after a decision was taken to retain the interest payout at this level by the Central Board of Trustees of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, sources said.
10 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The government is considering amendments to Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) provisions to make it applicable on every establishment in which ten or more persons are employed, Rajya Sabha was informed today.
05 Mar 2016
New Delhi: All India Mahila Congress today staged a protest outside BJP headquarters demanding immediate rollback of tax on Employees' Provident Fund (EPF).
02 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Amid widespread concerns, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said in Lok Sabha that the issue related to the proposal to tax PF will be addressed by him during the discussion on Budget.
01 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Seeking to dispel fears of the salaried class, the government today said PPF will not be taxed on withdrawal and only the interest that accrues on contributions to employee provident fund made after April 1 will be taxed while principal will continue to be tax exempt.
01 May 2016
Hyderabad: Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya yesterday denied having any differences with the Finance Ministry over the EPF interest rate.