High Court stays govt decision to hike nurses’ salary

Trivandrum: The Kerala High Court stayed the release of the final notification on fixing the minimum wages of nurses. The nurses association had called off a strike announced for March 6 in view of the government order that was supposed to come on March 31. The state government had earlier decided to release it by March 2018. A petition was earlier More...

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By Manisha Sen On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Centre notifies 7 per cent dearness allowance

New Delhi: Centre today notified its decision to give dearness allowance (DA) to 7 per cent from existing 5 per cent from January 1, 2018, benefiting 48.85 lakh is employees and 55.51 lakh pensioners. FM Arun Jaitley More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

DA hiked to 7% for central government employees

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday increased the dearness allowance (DA) for 11 million government employees and pensioners to 7% from 5%, from 1 January 2018. DA has been increased to 7% from 5%, from 1 More...

By Manisha Sen On Sunday, March 4th, 2018

I&B min released Rs 208 cr for salaries on Feb 28: Prasar Bharati CEO

New Delhi: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry released Rs 208 crore for the salaries of the employees of Doordarshan and All India Radio (AIR) on February 28, Prasar Bharati CEO S S Vempati said today.Prasar More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Odisha approves 7th Pay commission recommendations for PSUs

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik yesterday directed the concerned department for revision of salary of state PSUs as per recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has announced it will More...

By Manisha Sen On Friday, February 9th, 2018

RSS-affiliate BMS to go on nationwide agitation against anti-labour policies on Feb 20

New Delhi: RSS-affiliate Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) has given a call for a nationwide agitation on February 20 to protest against “anti-labour policies” and is rethinking to attend Indian Labour Conference More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Middle-class also benefited from budget: BJP

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday said the Union Budget also benefited the middle-class, contrary to the grievances raised by the latter. BJP General Secretary More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Union Budget ‘indifferent’ towards middle classes: Kamal Haasan

Chennai: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who has announced his foray into politics, today said the union budget showed that the Centre’s attention has “slightly” turned towards farmers and rural areas. “As More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Small taxpayer got relief in past budgets, says FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today defended not giving away major relief to middle class by saying the government has already done enough in the past Budget and will further provide succour in the future More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Budget 2018: FM proposes 4% health and education cess

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposed to replace existing 3% education cess on personal income tax and corporation tax with a 4% ‘Health and Education Cess’ to take care the education and health More...