Centre amends old policy on suspension of family pension

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): The Centre, in its recent move, has amended the decades-old policy regarding the suspension of family pension to the spouse of a deceased government employee if he or she is charged with murdering the employee or abetting the commission of such an offence. As per the new rule, other… Continue reading Centre amends old policy on suspension of family pension

Govt employee sacked for filing nomination to contest polls

Coimbatore, Mar 8 (PTI) An assistant technical manager has been dismissed from service on the charge of filing nomination to contest the forthcoming Assembly election from Yercaud constituency on behalf of a political party. Thilakavati, working in the Agriculture Technology Management Agency in Thalaivasal in Salem district on temporary basis, reportedly posted the nomination paper… Continue reading Govt employee sacked for filing nomination to contest polls

House of government employee burgled in Saket

New Delhi: The house of a 53-year-old government employee was burgled by unidentified people and gold ornaments worth around Rs 8 lakh were stolen in Saket, police said on Friday. According to Sanjay Saxena, who is the joint director of Public Relation of the Madhya Pradesh government, his wife had gone to their neighbour’s house… Continue reading House of government employee burgled in Saket

Woman employee hits man with footwear following graft accusations

Hyderabad: A woman employee allegedly hit a 43-year-old man with her footwear following his accusation that she demanded bribe and denied permission to him for construction of his house in an area under the Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) here, police said on Wednesday. A video of the incident that happened on January 27, showing the… Continue reading Woman employee hits man with footwear following graft accusations

Govt employee arrested in sexual harassment case

Thiruvananthapuram: A government employee, who also taught in a parallel college, has been arrested and remanded to 14 days judicial custody for sexually harassing three of his students, police said here on Sunday. Anil Kumar (49) working in the government press here was accused of sexual harassment and arrested based on a complaint forwarded to… Continue reading Govt employee arrested in sexual harassment case

Village Development Officer kills self after facing casteist slurs

Lakhimpur: A Village Development Officer, allegedly upset with casteist slurs, committed suicide here at his residence on Friday evening. Police have made some arrests in the case. The deceased, identified Trivendra Kumar, was working in Deoria Village Panchayat under Block Kumbhi Rasoolpur. Kumar, in his apparent suicide letter, alleged that he would face harassment by… Continue reading Village Development Officer kills self after facing casteist slurs

K’taka: SDA caught red-handed accepting bribe

Kalaburagi (Karnataka), [India], May 10 (ANI): Taluka Panchayat Second Division Assistant was caught red-handed on Friday by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000. Police said the bribe was being taken from a complainant in exchange for clearing his transfer documents. “In a surprise raid, Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) caught Second Division Assistant… Continue reading K’taka: SDA caught red-handed accepting bribe

Dalit govt employee complains against IAS officer in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: A Dalit government employee of the state secretariat here has complained to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, alleging mental harassment by a senior IAS officer. According to the complaint by V Devadas, an office assistant, he was allegedly being forced by Principal Secretary, General Administration, Biswanath Sinha, to wash his lunch box, plates and clean… Continue reading Dalit govt employee complains against IAS officer in Kerala

Goa govt relieves DIG amid corruption allegations

Panaji:┬áThe Goa government has relieved the states Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Vimal Kumar Gupta, following allegations of corruption against him. Gupta was relieved from his post on December 5 and directed to report to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. Last week, a woman police sub-inspector and a constable were suspended after they… Continue reading Goa govt relieves DIG amid corruption allegations

Married daughter to get family pension during pendency of divorce case

New Delhi: The married daughter of a central government employee, who is no more, will get family pension even during the pendency of a divorce case, the Centre has said. Existing rules allow divorced daughters to get family pension only if a decree of divorce had been issued by the competent court during the life… Continue reading Married daughter to get family pension during pendency of divorce case