Agnipath: One dead in India unrest over military hiring, some gatherings banned

NEW DELHI, June 17 (Reuters) – Authorities imposed restrictions on Friday on gatherings in a satellite city of India’s capital that is home to offices of several multinational firms, and one person was killed as protests against a new military recruitment process spread. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government unveiled the new recruitment system this week,… Continue reading Agnipath: One dead in India unrest over military hiring, some gatherings banned

Sitaram Yechury questions Centre’s job announcement, says lakhs of jobs lying vacant for 8 years

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Raising questions over the Centre’s announcement of providing 10 lakh jobs in the next 18 months, Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday asked why the government did not fill the “lakhs of government jobs lying vacant” during the last eight years. Earlier today, the… Continue reading Sitaram Yechury questions Centre’s job announcement, says lakhs of jobs lying vacant for 8 years

PM instrumental behind reforms like self-attestation, abolishing govt job interviews: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, June 3 (PTI) Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been instrumental in reforms like self-attestation of documents and abolishing of government job interviews, and initiatives aimed at achieving ease of governance resulting in ease of living for the common man. Singh, the Minister of State for… Continue reading PM instrumental behind reforms like self-attestation, abolishing govt job interviews: Jitendra Singh

UP official who was shot 7 times for exposing corruption clears UPSC exam, proves courage has a face

New Delhi [India], June 3 (ANI): A government official Rinkoo Singh Rahee, who was shot 7 times, cleared Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 2021 exam. The official was shot for exposing a corruption case. After clearing Provincial Civil Service Examination (PCS), Rahee was posted in Muzaffarnagar, where he unearthed a corruption case. “During my first… Continue reading UP official who was shot 7 times for exposing corruption clears UPSC exam, proves courage has a face

Recruitment of teachers in state-run schools will start soon: WBCSSC

Kolkata: West Bengal Central School Service Commission (WBCSSC) on Thursday announced that the process of recruitment of assistant teachers and headmasters in state-run secondary and higher secondary schools will start very soon. Education Minister Bratya Basu told reporters after a cabinet meeting that 5,261 vacant SSC posts will be filled up and the appointments will… Continue reading Recruitment of teachers in state-run schools will start soon: WBCSSC

SC sets aside HC order staying Haryana’s law on 75% quota in private jobs

New Delhi, Feb 17 (PTI) New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside a Punjab and Haryana High Court order granting an interim stay on a Haryana law providing 75 per cent quota in private sector jobs for residents of the state. A bench of justices L Nageswara Rao and Pamidighantam Sri Narasimha also… Continue reading SC sets aside HC order staying Haryana’s law on 75% quota in private jobs

India facing highest unemployment in 50 years: Rahul Gandhi slams Centre

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI): Slamming the central government over the faulty policies, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said India is facing the highest level of unemployment in 50 years under the current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government at the Centre. Rahul Gandhi said, “Government speaks of providing employment. 3 crore youth lost… Continue reading India facing highest unemployment in 50 years: Rahul Gandhi slams Centre

U’kd Polls: Congress manifesto promises 40% women in police force

Dehradun, Feb 2 (PTI) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra released the Congress’ manifesto for Uttarakhand on Wednesday promising to reserve 40 per cent jobs for women in the police department, jobs to four lakh people, and creation of a ‘tourism police’ force. The manifesto called ‘Uttarakhand Swabhiman Pratigya Patra’ also promised to give priority to women in… Continue reading U’kd Polls: Congress manifesto promises 40% women in police force

Odisha govt dismisses IAS officer on corruption charge

Bhubaneswar, February 2 (PTI): Odisha government on Wednesday dismissed senior IAS officer Vinod Kumar from service on charge of corruption, the Chief Minister’s Office said in a statement. The 1989 batch IAS officer was dismissed after approval of the Centre, it said. The officer had indulged in corruption when he was posted as the managing… Continue reading Odisha govt dismisses IAS officer on corruption charge

Jobless Indian youngsters accuse government of ‘playing with our lives’

PATNA, India, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Niranjan Kumar, the eldest son of a small farmer in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, was one of 12.5 million youngsters who applied for 35,000 jobs when the railways department started recruitment examinations more than a year ago. The mathematics graduate, 28, and his dormitory mates did not… Continue reading Jobless Indian youngsters accuse government of ‘playing with our lives’