Tag archive for ‘allowances’
By Manish Sen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

7th Pay Commission: Govt near to announce pay hike despite Jaitley’s ailment

New Delhi: Pay hike of central government employees is close to announce despite Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s ailment, who is under treatment for for a kidney ailment at the All India Institute of Medical More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, April 16th, 2018

Supreme Court dismisses plea against present system of salary for MPs

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the salaries and allowances given to MPs and pensions provided to former MPs. The Centre has laid down the idea More...

By Manisha Sen On Sunday, April 1st, 2018

MP Tendulkar donates his salary to PM’s Relief Fund

New Delhi: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, whose term as Rajya Sabha MP ended recently, has donated his entire salary and allowances to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.Sachin Tendulkar has drawn nearly Rs More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

7th Pay Commission: Challenging year for employees

New Delhi: The central government employees passed a challenging year for a number of factors including hike in pay, minimum pay hike, raising of fitment factor, pay anomalies and non-payment of arrears on allowances, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Doctors in Rajasthan go on one-day mas leave

Jaipur: Health services were hit today in Rajasthan, especially in rural areas, after government in- service doctors went on a one-day mass leave over various demands, including hike in allowances. “Doctors More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, December 11th, 2017

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

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 his promise to hike in minimum pay More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, December 8th, 2017

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

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 to Finance Ministry officials involved More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, November 27th, 2017

7th Pay Commission: Employees unions again seek minimum pay hike

New Delhi: A group of central government employees unions and trade unions again agreed to push for monthly minimum pay not lower than Rs. 21,000 and debates heats up as Modi government and the unions exchange accusations. “We More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Rajasthan govt implements 7th pay commission recommendations

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje said that she had promised to implement the recommendations of 7th pay commission in the 2017-18 budget and was happy to implement it from October. Jaipur: Ahead of Diwali, the Rajasthan More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

7th Pay Commission: ‘Black Diwali’ for central govt employees

New Delhi: Salaries and allowances of central government employees have seen hikes in 2016 and 2017 respectively but raising the minimum pay has remained static ever since the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations More...