No order issued for payment of increased DA, DR, says FinMin

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry on Saturday said that no order relating to the payment of increments in dearness allowance for central government employees and dearness relief for pensioners has been issued. “A document is doing rounds on social media claiming resumption of DA to Central Government employees & Dearness Relief to Central Government More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Congress demands immediate restoration of dearness allowance

New Delhi, June 26 (PTI) The Congress on Saturday demanded immediate release of dearness allowance (DA) to 115 lakh government employees, including armed forces personnel, that was suspended last year in view of More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, June 21st, 2021

Govt begins DA hike process for central employees and pensioners

New Delhi: The Union government has started the process of increasing of the Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) of the central government employees and pensioners. Representative image Central government More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, May 6th, 2021

LIC to have five working days starting from May 10

New Delhi, May 6 (PTI) State-owned LIC will have five working days starting from May 10 since Saturdays have been declared as a holiday for the insurer. Starting May 10, 2021, LIC office hours from Monday to Friday More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Govt may hike FDI limit in pension sector to 74%; Bill likely in next session

New Delhi, Apr 11 (PTI) The government may hike foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in the pension sector to 74 per cent and a Bill in this regard is expected to come in the next Parliament session, according More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, April 9th, 2021

Govt & private offices in Lucknow, Prayagraj, Kanpur and Varanasi to operate at 50% strength till April 30

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has today ordered the presence of 50 percent staff in all government and non-government institutions and offices in Lucknow, Prayagraj, Kanpur and Varanasi More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Salary income of Indian workers in Gulf exempt from I-T: FM

New Delhi, Apr 1 (PTI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said salary income earned by non-resident Indians in Gulf countries would continue to be exempt from tax in India. FM’s office tweeted: More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

Central govt employees will get full DA benefits from July: Minister

New Delhi: Central government employees and pensioners will get full benefits of dearness allowance (DA) starting July 1, with all the three pending installments being restored prospectively, Minister of State for More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, March 8th, 2021

Punjab govt increases pension for freedom fighters in budget 2021-22

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], March 8 (ANI): Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Monday proposed to increase the monthly pension for freedom fighters from Rs 7,500 to Rs 9,400 from April 1 in the state More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, March 7th, 2021

Women’s Day: Holiday declared for women govt employees in Telangana

Hyderabad, Mar 7 (PTI):The Telangana government on Sunday declared a holiday for allwomen government employees in the state on the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8. Every year March 8 is celebrated More...