Controversies dogged I&B Ministry under Smriti Irani

New Delhi: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry was in news for making some controversial decision when Smiti Irani was at the helm of affairs. I&B Ministry was in news for making some controversial decision when Smiti Irani was at the helm of affairs. The most prominent among them included the controversy over “guidelines to regulate More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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No selfies please, this is a pension form, govt tells retiring employees

New Delhi: Selfies can’t be used as photographs in pension forms, the personnel ministry has told central government employees readying for retirement. Selfies can’t be used as photographs in pension More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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Centre to consider raising retirement age to 62 years

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi-led central government would consider raising the age of retirement of its employees from the current 60 years to 62, top sources of the ministry of personnel, public grievances and More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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With eye on 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Centre likely to raise retirement age to 62 years

New Delhi: With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, central government is likely to announce to increase the retirement age of its employees from 60 to 62 years. The demand for extending the retirement age was pending More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Former FM Yashwant Sinha quits BJP and takes ‘sanyas’

New Delhi: Bhartiya Janata senior Party leader and former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday announced that he is putting an end to his political career. “Today I am taking ‘sanyas’ More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Judge who delivered Mecca Masjid blast verdict resigns

New Delhi: Few hours after the verdict in the Mecca Masjid blast case was pronounced, the judge who delivered the same resigned on Monday. Judge Ravindra Reddy (top), who had acquitted Hindutva preacher Swami Aseemanand More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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Govt mulls raising retirement age to 62 yrs

New Delhi: After Madhya Pradesh government on Friday raised the retirement age of state government employees to 62 years, the Central government is actively considering raising the retirement age of all central More...

By Manisha Sen On Friday, March 30th, 2018
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Retirement age raised to 62 years in MP

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday raised the retirement age of state government employees to 62 years.Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday raised the More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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WB Natiomal University of Juridical Sciences VC resigns

Kolkata: The Vice-Chancellor of West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Prof P Ishwara Bhat today resigned from his post citing health and family reasons. Vice-Chancellor of West Bengal National University More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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No proposal to increase retirement age of employees: Centre

Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh New Delhi: There is no plan to increase the retirement age of central government employees from existing 60 years to 62 years, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra More...