Articles about Santosh Gangwar

EPFO retains 8.5% interest rate on PF deposits

04 Mar 2021

Business
EPFO retains 8.5% interest rate on PF deposits

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation will maintain the interest rates on provident fund deposits at 8.5% for the financial year 2020-21, the same as the previous fiscal.

Rajya Sabha passes 3 labor code bills amid Opposition boycott

23 Sep 2020

Politics
Rajya Sabha passes 3 labor code bills amid Opposition boycott

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed three of the four labor code bills, even as the Opposition continued its boycott of the Parliament.

Your Provident Fund interest rate increased to 8.65% for 2018-19

17 Sep 2019

Business
Your Provident Fund interest rate increased to 8.65% for 2018-19

On Tuesday, Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar announced that over 6 crore subscribers of the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) would receive 8.65% interest on deposits for the financial year 2018-19.

Enough jobs, but candidates from North-India lack skills: BJP leader

15 Sep 2019

Politics
Enough jobs, but candidates from North-India lack skills: BJP leader

The ruling BJP-led central government's blame-game over the ongoing economic slowdown does not seem to end.

Modi creates two cabinet committees to focus on jobs, economic-growth

06 Jun 2019

Politics
Modi creates two cabinet committees to focus on jobs, economic-growth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally addressed the elephant in the room. On Wednesday, he formed two Cabinet committees to look into job creation and slow economic growth- two issues which his government is facing in its second term.

EPFO hikes provident fund interest rate by 0.1% to 8.65%

21 Feb 2019

Business
EPFO hikes provident fund interest rate by 0.1% to 8.65%

The Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) on Thursday announced a hike of 0.1% in the interest rate on employees' provident fund (PF) deposits for FY 2018-19.

Employees may soon withdraw 75% PF if unemployed for 1-month

23 Jul 2018

India
Employees may soon withdraw 75% PF if unemployed for 1-month

An employee, who is not in employment for a month, may be allowed to avail 75% of the Provident Fund standing to his credit, Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar said.

Govt to release unemployment data in next 2 months

18 Jul 2018

India
Govt to release unemployment data in next 2 months

The government today informed the Rajya Sabha that it will come out with unemployment data from 2016 in the next two months.

You can now withdraw 75% of PF after one-month's unemployment

27 Jun 2018

India
You can now withdraw 75% of PF after one-month's unemployment

Bringing cheer to crores, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to allow PF subscribers to withdraw 75% balance after remaining unemployed for a month, and keep the account running.

BJP to reach out to voters; apprise them of Modi-achievements

07 Jun 2018

Politics
BJP to reach out to voters; apprise them of Modi-achievements

Senior BJP leaders embarked on a mission to reach out to the voters in Uttar Pradesh and inform them about the work done by the Narendra Modi-led government in last four years.

Ahead of 2019, Modi government worries about jobs created

08 May 2018

Politics
Ahead of 2019, Modi government worries about jobs created

The 2019-battle is just a year away, and the NDA is worried. PM Narendra Modi has reportedly asked ministries to calculate how many jobs have been created since 2014, a key poll promise.

Another Biplab Deb in-the-making? UP MLA blames parents for rapes

01 May 2018

India
Another Biplab Deb in-the-making? UP MLA blames parents for rapes

Our country's politicians seem to think they have the best ideas to prevent rapes. The latest to give his inputs is UP MLA Surendra Singh, who squarely blames parents for the crime.

Brouhaha shouldn't be created over 1-2 rape cases: Minister

22 Apr 2018

Politics
Brouhaha shouldn't be created over 1-2 rape cases: Minister

Wading straight into controversy, Union Minister Santosh Gangwar said, Sunday, brouhaha should not be created on rape cases in a big country like India.

Modi-govt to create 1cr new jobs on 12% pension incentive

29 Mar 2018

India
Modi-govt to create 1cr new jobs on 12% pension incentive

The government hopes to create 1cr new jobs by bearing the entire 12% of the basic salary that employers are mandated to make towards the pension for the first three years for new employees.

Over 11 lakh PANs deactivated: Is yours one of them?

07 Aug 2017

India
Over 11 lakh PANs deactivated: Is yours one of them?

The government has deleted or deactivated over 11 lakh duplicate Permanent Account Numbers (PANs)- cases where multiple PANs had been issued to one person.

Entrepreneurs in Noida demand lowering of GST on home appliances

11 Jul 2017

India
Entrepreneurs in Noida demand lowering of GST on home appliances

With consumer durables attracting a GST of 28%, a group of entrepreneurs from Noida have approached UP Finance Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar and demanded the lowering of tax levied on home appliances.

Ram Mandir: VHP confident Modi, Adityanath would ensure temple

12 Apr 2017

Politics
Ram Mandir: VHP confident Modi, Adityanath would ensure temple

VHP international joint general secretary Surendra Jain expressed confidence that PM Narendra Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath would come up with a certain way for the building of Ram Temple at Ayodhya.

UP CM Adityanath shifts Deputy CM from office

25 Mar 2017

Politics
UP CM Adityanath shifts Deputy CM from office

UP Chief Minister Adityanath, has asked Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to vacate his office on the fifth floor of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Bhawan (Annexe) building.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath distributes portfolios, keeps Home for himself

23 Mar 2017

Politics
UP CM Yogi Adityanath distributes portfolios, keeps Home for himself

Yogi Adityanath retained the crucial home ministry, among others, in an attempt to keep a check on UP's dismal law and order. However, finance has gone to veteran Rajesh Agarwal.

Yogi Appointment: BJP Planning ahead to 2019?

20 Mar 2017

Politics
Yogi Appointment: BJP Planning ahead to 2019?

Yogi Adityanath's appointment as CM of UP has been met with anxiety and uncertainty by media and civil society. A Hindutva hardliner, the Yogi's appointment was termed "surprising" by many.

Yogi Adityanath, UP CM, asks for asset details of ministers

20 Mar 2017

Politics
Yogi Adityanath, UP CM, asks for asset details of ministers

Yogi Adityanath, in his first decision as UP CM, has asked all ministers to declare income and assets within 15 days.

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as 21st Chief Minister of UP

19 Mar 2017

Politics
Yogi Adityanath sworn in as 21st Chief Minister of UP

Yogi Adityanath was sworn-in as Uttar Pradesh's CM today. The ceremony was attended by Modi, Amit Shah, Advani, amongst others.

Yogi Adityanath appointed as UP CM

18 Mar 2017

Politics
Yogi Adityanath appointed as UP CM

The BJP has appointed their MP Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur, as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He has represented Gorakhpur in the Lok Sabha since 1998.

Yogi Adityanath appointed as UP CM, 2 deputy CMs chosen

18 Mar 2017

Politics
Yogi Adityanath appointed as UP CM, 2 deputy CMs chosen

The BJP has appointed their MP Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur, as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He has represented Gorakhpur in the Lok Sabha since 1998.

29 lakh debit cards compromised last year

18 Mar 2017

India
29 lakh debit cards compromised last year

The government said that over 29 lakh debit cards were the victims of malware attacks in 2016. The cards in question were those used on ATM machines operated by Hitachi.

Rajnath dismisses talk of him being UP CM

15 Mar 2017

Politics
Rajnath dismisses talk of him being UP CM

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has dismissed reports of him being a probable candidate for the UP Chief Minister's post, saying, "these discussions are futile and unnecessary."

Rajnath Singh: The top contender in the race to CM

11 Mar 2017

Politics
Rajnath Singh: The top contender in the race to CM

The current Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh who held the helms of BJP in 2002 is being considered the top contender in the UP CM's race.

UP elections: BJP MP says will raise Ram temple issue

06 Feb 2017

Politics
UP elections: BJP MP says will raise Ram temple issue

BJP MP Vinay Katiyar said the party would vigorously raise the Ram temple issue during the UP elections as it was the "base for the giant leap of BJP."

Banks free to fix charges on cashless transactions

05 Feb 2017

Business
Banks free to fix charges on cashless transactions

To encourage greater participation by banks in developing cashless economy, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed them the freedom to fix service charges on cashless transactions.

BJP will build Ram temple: UP BJP Chief

25 Jan 2017

Politics
BJP will build Ram temple: UP BJP Chief

The Chief of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, Keshav Prasad Maurya, stated that the Ram temple "will be constructed after the elections. BJP will come to power with a full majority."

Lakhs of ATMs in India vulnerable to hackers

12 Dec 2016

India
Lakhs of ATMs in India vulnerable to hackers

Over 202,000 ATM machines in India run on Microsoft XP software that hasn't been upgraded in over two years, making them vulnerable to hackers.

Government to move an amendment bill to strengthen debt recovery

01 Aug 2016

India
Government to move an amendment bill to strengthen debt recovery

In a bid to strengthen debt recovery laws, Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill, 2016 has been cleared in Lok Sabha through a voice vote.