7th Pay Commission: Pay hike could be BJP’s secret weapon

New Delhi: As the general election approaches, BJP is readying a major push to advance a key policy to raising pay for central government employees beyond 7th Pay Commission recommendations. PM More...

Tripura govt employees to get 7th pay panel salaries from October 1

Agartala: The government employees in Tripura are set for a for a pay hike according to 7th pay panel salaries from October 1 this year. The recommendations were submitted to More...

7th Pay Commission: Centre to raise minimum pay to Rs 20,000 ahead of 2019 elections

New Delhi: Central government will raise the minimum pay to Rs 20,000 from current Rs 18,000, which was recommended by the 7th Pay Commission, the finance ministry officials More...

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, More...

Processing of Income Tax refunds is faster than ever: CBDT Chairman

New Delhi: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra on Monday said that higher level of compliance, various legislative and administrative measures have More...

Assistant Charity Commissioner gets 3 years in jail in Rs 5 lakh bribery case

Mumbai: A special court Monday sentenced an Assistant Charity Commissioner to three years in jail for taking a bribe of Rs More...

CBI arrests its Deputy SP in bribery case involving its Special Director

New Delhi: The CBI has arrested its Deputy Superintendent of Police Devender Kumar in connection with bribery allegations More...

Event organiser cries foul, says train mishap an ‘act of god’

New Delhi: Sourabh Madan Mithu, who organised the Dussehra event that ended with the death of...

MP: Bhind collector shunted out after Cong complains to EC

Bhopal: The collector of Bhind district in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh has been transferred after the opposition...

FinMin extends deadline for filing Sept GST returns to Oct 25

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry Sunday extended the deadline for filing summary sales return GSTR-3B for the...

A K Rath assumes charge as Bhial Steel Plant CEO

New Delhi: Arun Kumar Rath, CEO of SAIL’s Durgapur Steel Plant, Thursday took charge as the new CEO of More...

DU Professor Bidyut Chakraborty appointed Visva-Bharati VC

New Delhi: The HRD Ministry has appointed Delhi University professor Bidyut Chakraborty as the vice chancellor of Visva-Bharati, official sources said..

D Prasanth Kumar Reddy appointed PS to Vice President

New Delhi: Bureaucrat D Prasanth Kumar Reddy has been appointed as private secretary (PS) to Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, according to..

#MeToo allegations: Anu Malik quits Indian Idol

Mumbai: Music composer Anu Malik Sunday said he is taking a break from singing reality show “Indian Idol” More...

Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh resigns

New Delhi: Senior advocate Maninder Singh resigned from his post of Additional Solicitor General on October 10, official sources said Friday...

Centre to raise retirement age to 62 years, if BJP wins MP

New Delhi: According to finance ministry sources, BJP’s “morale will be so high” if it wins the Madhya Pradesh polls, that..

Disclose corruption complaints against serving ministers: CIC to PMO

New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has directed the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to disclose complaints of corruption received against Union..

Two Railways officials suspended in New Farakka Express derailment case

New Delhi: The Indian Railways on Thursday suspended two officials a day after New Farakka express derailed, senior officials said. They..

Eating walnuts to keep lifestyle diseases at bay

San Francisco: Walnuts can help in keeping many lifestyle diseases at bay, including obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular problems which are on..