Over 92,000 employees of BSNL, MTNL opt for VRS scheme

New Delhi: The voluntary retirement scheme of BSNL and MTNL on Tuesday closed with over 92,700 employees opting for it, according to senior officials of the public sector telecom companies. Around 78,300 employees of BSNL and 14,378 of MTNL have opted for the scheme. BSNL Chairman and Managing Director P K Purwar “Approximately 78,300 employees More...

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By Manish Sen On Thursday, November 28th, 2019

No plans right now to reduce retirement age of central employees: Govt

New Delhi: There is no plans right now to reduce the retirement age of central government employees from 60 years to 58 years, the government said on Wednesday. Representative image “No Sir. Presently, there More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

21 more ‘corrupt’ Income Tax officers compulsorily retired

New Delhi: The government has compulsorily retired 21 more “corrupt” Income Tax officers in the fifth tranche of its crackdown on errant officials accused of corruption and other malpractices, finance More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Ahead of floor test, Ajit Pawar tenders resignation from Deputy CM post

Mumbai: Ajit Pawar on Tuesday resigned from the post of Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra ahead of the floor test scheduled to be held in the state assembly tomorrow, said sources. Ajit Pawar resigned as Maharashtra More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, November 25th, 2019

UP govt serves retirement notice to IAS officer over Noida plot allotment scam

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has served a notice to IAS officer Rajiv Kumar, who was convicted by a CBI court in 2012 in the Noida plot allotment scam for his compulsory retirement, officials said on Monday. IAS More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, November 24th, 2019

BSNL employees unions call for hunger strike over VRS on Nov 25

New Delhi: BSNL employee unions have alleged that the management is forcing personnel to opt for voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) by creating a fear psychosis and have called for pan-India hunger strike on November More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, November 18th, 2019

Personality traits influence retirement spending

Washington: One’s personality trait is more likely to affect how quickly a person will spend his or her savings in retirement instead of debt or wish to leave any inheritance. Personality traits play role More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, November 16th, 2019

22 IRS officers resign under tax collection target pressure

New Delhi: 22 IRS officers resigned from service in this year, who are facing tax collection target pressure of Modi government because the economy has hit six-year low of 5% during the first quarter of the current More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 8th, 2019

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, More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, November 7th, 2019

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...