Santosh Gangwar

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Your Provident Fund rate raised to 8.65% for 2018-19

24 Sep 2019

Your Provident Fund rate raised to 8.65% for 2018-19

On Tuesday, the Labor Ministry notified 8.65% interest rate on Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) for the 2018-19 financial year.

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

17 Sep 2019

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

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.

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

21 Feb 2019

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

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.

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

27 Jun 2018

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

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

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

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

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.

Ram Mandir: VHP confident Modi, Adityanath would ensure temple

12 Apr 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Rajnath dismisses talk of him being UP CM

15 Mar 2017

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

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

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."

BJP will build Ram temple: UP BJP Chief

25 Jan 2017

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."