Extramarital affair no ground for action against govt employees: Raj High Court

Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court has ruled that the state government cannot begin departmental proceedings against any government employee for being involved in an extramarital relationship. The judgment comes amid a debate over the recent dismissal by the Rajasthan government of IPS officer Pankaj Choudhary, the government had accused him of misconduct, More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Assam BJP MP Ram Prasad Sharma quits party

Guwahati: In a jolt to the BJP in Assam, its sitting MP from Tezpur Ram Prasad Sharma Saturday announced that he quit the saffron fold and alleged neglect of old workers by “new intruders in the party” Assam More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Justice A K Sikri retires as Supreme Court judge

New Delhi: Justice A K Sikri, who was part of a high-powered committee headed by the prime minister which decided to oust senior IPS officer Alok Kumar Verma as CBI director in January, on Wednesday retired as a More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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NPS subscribers to enjoy minimum assured returns

New Delhi: Pension fund regulator PFRDA is working on a minimum assured return scheme (MARS) for subscribers of the flagship social security programme — National Pension System. NPS subscribers will soon enjoy More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Navjot Singh Sidhu removed from ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’

New Delhi: Navjot Singh Sidhu has been sacked from ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ after his controversial comments on Pulwama terror attack, a source told ANI. Navjot Singh Sidhu worked as ‘The Kapil Sharma TV Show’ More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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U’khand govt employees go on mass leave demanding promotions and allowances

Dehradun: Many employees of Uttarakhand government on Thursday went on a mass protest leave demanding timely promotions and allowances among other issues. Visual from Dehradun, Uttarakhand Speaking to ANI, Secretary More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Officer Jayadev Sarangi who clashed with AAP govt retires

New Delhi: Delhi Directorate of Information and Publicity (DIP) Secretary Jayadev Sarangi, who had run-ins with the Arvind Kejriwal government on a range of issues, retired on Thursday. Delhi Directorate of Information More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Defence Ministry sacks five civilian officers over poor performance

New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved the sacking of five civilian officers of the Defence Ministry over poor performance in the job. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave nod for compulsory More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, January 20th, 2019
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Govt sacks two PNB EDs in connection with Nirav Modi fraud

New Delhi: The government has sacked two executive directors of Nirav Modi scam-hit Punjab National Bank (PNB) for their alleged failure in exercising proper control over the functioning of the bank. PNB ED Sanjiv More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, January 19th, 2019
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Retired SSC officers protest for health, pension benefits

New Delhi: Retired Short Service Commission (SSC) officers of the armed forces on Saturday held a protest at the Jantar Mantar here demanding pension and health facilities. Visuals from the protest at the Jantar More...