Tag archive for ‘Finance Minister’
By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 24th, 2018

7th Pay Commission: Finance Ministry puts pay hike proposal on hold

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has put on hold a proposal to increase pay for 10 million central government employees and pensioners beyond the recommendations of 7th Commission for the time being because the rupee More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, September 20th, 2018

7th pay commission: All-India protest day ‘completely successful’ claim central employees

New Delhi: The ‘all-India protest day’ called by the National Joint Council of Action (NJAC) across the country received a mixed response on Wednesday, demanding hike of minimum pay and fitment formula beyond More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 17th, 2018

7th Pay Commission: Centre likely to boost salary again for its employees

New Delhi: The central BJP government is likely to raise the salary for a second time for its 10 million employees and pensioners with in three years after implementation of the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations.  More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 14th, 2018

FM Jaitley outlines measures to stem decline in rupee

New Delhi/Mumbai: Government will ease overseas borrowing norms for the manufacturing sector, its finance minister said after an economic review meet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi late on Friday, as the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 14th, 2018

CBI changing notice against Mallya without PM’s nod inconceivable: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi today alleged that the CBI had aided fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya’s “great escape” by changing the “detain” notice to “inform”, adding that More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, September 13th, 2018

You gave free passage to Mallya: Rahul to Jaitley

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Central Government of providing Vijay Mallya a “free passage” to “run away” from India. Congress More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

7th Pay Commission: Modi govt to offer salary hike as elections approach

New Delhi: Modi government will raise central government employees’ pay starting in January, 2019, a move likely to pass as Prime Minister Narendra Modi tries to curb agony of his government employees before More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, September 7th, 2018

Centre notifies 9 per cent dearness allowance

New Delhi: Centre today notified its decision to give dearness allowance (DA) to 9 per cent from existing 7 per cent from July 1, 2018, benefiting 48.85 lakh is employees and 55.51 lakh pensioners. FM Arun Jaitley More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Union Cabinet likely to approve 2% DA hike on Wednesday

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet is likely to consider on Wednesday a proposal to increase dearness allowance to 9 per cent from 7 per cent, which if cleared will potentially benefit over 30 lakh central government More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Arun Jaitley back as Finance Minister

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday directed to assign the portfolios of the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs to Arun Jaitley. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. “The President More...