Over 60,000 BSNL, MTNL employees have opted for VRS so far: Telecom Secretary

New Delhi More than 57,000 employees of BSNL have opted for VRS in the last few days and the figures when combined with that of state-owned MTNL exceed 60,000, Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash said on Friday. “Overall, for BSNL and MTNL combined over 60,000 employees have opted for VRS so far. For BSNL alone, the number has crossed 57,000 employees,” More...

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By Manish Sen On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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IAS officer who quit over JK curbs gets notice

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has initiated disciplinary proceedings against IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan who had submitted his resignation in August protesting what he alleged was the “denial of More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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UP govt compulsorily retires 7 DSP on graft charges

Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh gave compulsory retirement to seven Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) on charges of corruption. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath All seven More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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MTNL sets December 3 as deadline for employees to opt for VRS

New Delhi: State-run telecom firm MTNL on November 4 rolled out a voluntary retirement scheme for its employees, days after the government approving a revival package for the struggling unit. MTNL Chairman and Managing More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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BSNL, MTNL staff unions, associations meet Prasad; pledge support to govt’s VRS plan

New Delhi: Representatives of some employee unions and officer associations of BSNL and MTNL met Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday and offered their full support to the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS), More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Odisha CM dismisses 6 govt officers, withholds pension benefits for corruption

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday dismissed six government officers from service and withheld pension benefits of five others for being involved in corruption, officials said. Odisha CM More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
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Telecom Minister directs BSNL, MTNL to proceed quickly on VRS

New Delhi: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed BSNL and MTNL to implement VRS guidelines quickly and initiate proactive measures to monetize assets in a time-bound manner while making it clear that More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Over 100 Delhi govt officials retired compulsorily for not performing

New Delhi: To weed out “dead wood and dark sheep” from the Delhi government, over 108 officials from different departments have been “compulsorily retired” by the appropriate authority in More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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J-K Governor’s advisor to be relieved as term concludes, says leaving with good memories

Srinagar: K Vijay Kumar, one of the five advisors to former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said that his tenure as an advisor is coming to an end and he is leaving the post with good memories. Retired More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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2 Odisha Administrative Service officers dismissed from service

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has dismissed two more state civil service officers and withheld the pension of nine other officers for their alleged involvement in corruption cases, an official said. Former More...