Bank unions threaten nationwide strike on Dec 26 to protest merger

New Delhi: Bank unions Saturday called for a nationwide strike on December 26 to protest the proposed merger of Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank. All India Bank Employees Association General Secretary C H Venkatachalam The government had in September approved the merger of the three public sector lenders. The strike will be organised by the More...

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By Manish Sen On Friday, November 30th, 2018
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Maharashtra govt to implement 7th Pay Commission from Jan 1

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Government will implement the Seventh Pay Commission from January 1, 2019, for which the state treasury will have to bear an additional burden of Rs 40,000 crore. Maharashtra Chief Minister More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Bengal govt employees detained for demanding DA

Kolkata: At least 12 West Bengal government employees were detained Thursday when they tried to stage a protest near the state secretariat ‘Nabanna’ demanding Dearness Allowance (DA), police said. Representative More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Old pension scheme will be restored in Delhi: CM Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced Monday that the old pension scheme will be restored by his government and he will write to his counterparts in other states to follow suit. Delhi CM Arvind More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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Salary, allowances of Bihar MLAs, MLCs hiked

Patna: BJP-JD-U government led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday approved over 30 per cent increase in the basic salary of Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and the Members of Legislative Council (MLCs), More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Salary can’t be withheld for not linking bank account with Aadhaar: High Court

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday questioned the Centre’s decision of withholding the salary of a port trust employee since 2016 on the grounds that he had not linked his salary account with his Aadhaar. “How More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Union minister Piyush Goyal faces protests by rail employees in Lucknow

Lucknow: Union minister Piyush Goyal faced protests by railway employees here on Friday over issues of restoring the old pension scheme and regularisation of the service of the apprentices. Amidst chaos, the security More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Govt employees demand restoration of old pension scheme

Hamirpur (HP): Central and state government employees protested here Sunday, demanding restoration of the old pension scheme. Senior BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal addressed the employees and assured them that he More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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DTC employees to observe strike today

New Delhi: Commuters depending on public transport buses may face hardship as unions of DTC employees will be on strike today. DTC buses are likely to stay off roads today. The DTC contractual workers are on strike More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Rlys rechristens its ‘safaiwalas’ as ‘housekeeping staff’ their duties, pay to remain same

New Delhi: Railways has decided to rename its cleaning staff from ‘safaiwala’ to ‘housekeeping staff’, but their scope of work and pay will remain the same, according to an order issued Monday More...