Govt to soon start selection process for new PFRDA chairman

New Delhi: The government will soon start selection process for a new chairman of pension fund regulator PFRDA to succeed the present chief, Hemant G Contractor, whose term is slated to end in April. PFRDA present chairman Hemant G Contractor had joined on October 7, 2014 and will retire in April. “The Finance Ministry will soon come out with More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, March 17th, 2019

Shotgun to be dropped, Ravi Shankar Prasad to get BJP ticket from Patna Saheb

New Delhi: The BJP is set to drop sitting MP from Patna Sahib Shatrughan Sinha and he is likely to be replaced by Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, sources said Saturday. Actor-turned-politician Shotgun Sinha, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, March 16th, 2019

Extramarital affair no ground for action against govt employees: Raj High Court

Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court has ruled that the state government cannot begin departmental proceedings against any government employee for being involved in an extramarital relationship. The judgment comes amid More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, March 16th, 2019

Assam BJP MP Ram Prasad Sharma quits party

Guwahati: In a jolt to the BJP in Assam, its sitting MP from Tezpur Ram Prasad Sharma Saturday announced that he quit the saffron fold and alleged neglect of old workers by “new intruders in the party” Assam More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Justice A K Sikri retires as Supreme Court judge

New Delhi: Justice A K Sikri, who was part of a high-powered committee headed by the prime minister which decided to oust senior IPS officer Alok Kumar Verma as CBI director in January, on Wednesday retired as a More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, February 24th, 2019

NPS subscribers to enjoy minimum assured returns

New Delhi: Pension fund regulator PFRDA is working on a minimum assured return scheme (MARS) for subscribers of the flagship social security programme — National Pension System. NPS subscribers will soon enjoy More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, February 16th, 2019

Navjot Singh Sidhu removed from ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’

New Delhi: Navjot Singh Sidhu has been sacked from ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ after his controversial comments on Pulwama terror attack, a source told ANI. Navjot Singh Sidhu worked as ‘The Kapil Sharma TV Show’ More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, January 31st, 2019

U’khand govt employees go on mass leave demanding promotions and allowances

Dehradun: Many employees of Uttarakhand government on Thursday went on a mass protest leave demanding timely promotions and allowances among other issues. Visual from Dehradun, Uttarakhand Speaking to ANI, Secretary More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Officer Jayadev Sarangi who clashed with AAP govt retires

New Delhi: Delhi Directorate of Information and Publicity (DIP) Secretary Jayadev Sarangi, who had run-ins with the Arvind Kejriwal government on a range of issues, retired on Thursday. Delhi Directorate of Information More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Defence Ministry sacks five civilian officers over poor performance

New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved the sacking of five civilian officers of the Defence Ministry over poor performance in the job. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave nod for compulsory More...