7th Pay Commission: Employees, govt face off over minimum pay hike

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley didn’t keep his promise to hike in minimum pay and fitment factor.

New Delhi: The wait for minimum pay beyond the 7th Pay Commission recommendations just got longer for central government employees. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley didn’t keep More...

No pay commission, govt to mull pay raises when DA crosses 50%

Justice A K Mathur had submitted 7th pay commission report to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on November 19, 2015.

New Delhi: The government is considering adjusting salaries of its 4.8 million employees and 5.2 million pensioners when Dearness Allowance (DA) crosses 50 percent, according More...

7th Pay Commission: Govt to form High Level Committee to upgrade pay

Government is bounded by FM Arun Jaitley’s promise and threats of unions indefinite strike to form the High Level Committee to upgrade pay.

New Delhi: The government is likely to constitute High Level Committee to formulate a new pay structure beyond the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations for central government More...

Sachin Tendulkar has requested PM to at least consider inclusion of international medallists (non Govt employees) in CGHS on a pilot/test.

Tendulkar to PM: Include intl medallists in CGHS scheme

New Delhi: Legendary Sachin Tendulkar has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to include all international medallists in Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS). Sachin More...

Protesting panchayat teachers over pay parity arrested

Raipur: Raipur police arrested 2343 panchayat teachers from different parts of Chhattisgarh capital as they arrived to participate in an agitation to put forward their demands More...

CBI books Apollo Pharmacy in cheating case

CBI Director Alok Verma

New Delhi: The CBI has booked Apollo Pharmacy, a unit of Apollo Hospitals, in a case of cheating and corruption. CBI Director More...

CBI books NTPC Director-Finance for graft, searches residence

CBI today booked NTPC Director (Finance) Kulamani Biswal on graft charge.

New Delhi: The CBI has booked the Director (Finance) of the state-run power utility NTPC Limited, along with two More...

No boy will be ready to marry a girl who comes to the mandap (wedding stage) in jeans," Minister of State for HRD Satyapal Singh said. No boy will marry girl who wears jeans to mandap, says Union Minister

Gorakhpur: Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) and former Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh...

The court said in most of the stations, these two coaches will be at the end of the platform which completely lack accessibility. Coaches for disabled placed at end of trains not justified: Delhi High Court

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today pulled up the Railways for placing coaches for the...

Delhi-NCR emerged as the most expensive office location in India. Delhi-NCR 84th most expensive office location globally: Report

New Delhi: Delhi-NCR is ranked 84th in the list of most expensive office locations in the...

Rahul Gandhi elected as Congress president

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made one more error in referring to Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh as Air Marshal

New Delh: Rahul Gandhi has been elected unopposed as Congress president, party’s central election authority More...

Pradeep Singh Kharola takes over as Air India CMD

New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Pradeep Singh Kharola today took charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of Air India. Kharola..

Rahul Gandhi set to be next Congress president

New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is the only valid candidate in the fray for the election to the Congress..

White House has plan to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA chief – U.S. officials

Rex Tillerson was appointed in January and his replacement would result in one of the shortest tenures for an American secretary of state.

Washington: The White House has developed a plan to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has had an increasingly More...

Govt curtails Lok Sabha secretary D K Bhalla’s tenure

New Delhi: The tenure of D K Bhalla, the secretary in the Lok Sabha secretariat, was today curtailed by the government,..

Assam AG adduce ‘outside interference’ for resignation

Guwahati: Chinmoy Choudhury resigned as Advocate General of the Assam government and stated that there was “outside interference” in his functioning,..
Jitendra Singh today addressing the 12th Annual Convention of the CIC, in New Delhi.

Activists question minister’s suggestion on RTI changes

New Delhi, Dec 6 (PTI) Union minister Jitendra Singh today threw up an idea for developing a system under which RTI..
Sushil Chandra Chairman of CBDT, the nodal national agency responsible for administering Income Tax department.

Income Tax dept suspends Deputy Commissioner for harassing taxpayer

New Delhi: The Income Tax Department has suspended a Deputy Commissioner for harassing a taxpayer and allegedly demanding “illegal gratification”, the..
Red wine lovers have a new reason to celebrate.

Drinking wine can make you smarter

London: You would have probably heard that red wine is good for health, right? And now here’s another reason to raise..
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