Salary, allowances of Bihar MLAs, MLCs hiked

Patna: BJP-JD-U government led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday approved over 30 per cent increase in the basic salary of Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and the Members of Legislative Council (MLCs), with their basic monthly salary hiked to Rs 40,000 from Rs 30,000. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Salary can’t be withheld for not linking bank account with Aadhaar: High Court

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday questioned the Centre’s decision of withholding the salary of a port trust employee since 2016 on the grounds that he had not linked his salary account with his Aadhaar. “How More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Union minister Piyush Goyal faces protests by rail employees in Lucknow

Lucknow: Union minister Piyush Goyal faced protests by railway employees here on Friday over issues of restoring the old pension scheme and regularisation of the service of the apprentices. Amidst chaos, the security More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Govt employees demand restoration of old pension scheme

Hamirpur (HP): Central and state government employees protested here Sunday, demanding restoration of the old pension scheme. Senior BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal addressed the employees and assured them that he More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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DTC employees to observe strike today

New Delhi: Commuters depending on public transport buses may face hardship as unions of DTC employees will be on strike today. DTC buses are likely to stay off roads today. The DTC contractual workers are on strike More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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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, according to an order issued Monday More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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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 been taken by the Central Government More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Avg income of salaried, non-salaried taxpayers rises over last 3 years: CBDT

New Delhi: The number of and average income declared by salaried and non-salaried categories of taxpayers in the country have increased over the past three years, the CBDT said on Monday. CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra The More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Govt hikes GPF interest rate to 8% for Oct-Dec quarter

New Delhi: The government has increased the rate of interest for General Provident Fund (GPF) and other related schemes by 0.4 percentage points to 8 per cent for the October-December quarter. Economic Affairs Secretary More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Leaves, holidays of Odisha officials cancelled after cyclone Titli

Bhubaneshwar: The Odisha government has cancelled all leaves and government holiday of all the officers in the Secretariat and Heads of Departments in view of the relief efforts that are to be provided in the wake More...