On Independence Day, Gujarat CM announces 3 pc DA hike for govt employees

Ahmedabad, Aug 15 (PTI) Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Monday announced a three per cent hike in the dearness allowance for government employees and expansion of welfare schemes under the National Food Security Act (NFSA). Speaking after hoisting the national flag at Modasa in Aravalli district during a state-level function to mark the country’s… Continue reading On Independence Day, Gujarat CM announces 3 pc DA hike for govt employees

Maharashtra govt officials to say ‘Vande Mataram’ while attending phone calls in offices

Mumbai, August 14 (PTI) Newly-appointed Maharashtra Cultural Affairs Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Sunday said all officials of the state government will have to say “Vande Mataram” instead of hello while receiving phone calls in offices. “We are entering the 76th year of Independence. We are celebrating Amrit Mahotsav (of Independence). Hence I want officials to… Continue reading Maharashtra govt officials to say ‘Vande Mataram’ while attending phone calls in offices

MP govt employee caught accepting Rs 35,000 bribe

Balaghat, Jun 20 (PTI) A Madhya Pradesh government employee was caught while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 35,000 in Balaghat district, a police official said on Monday. The accused, Paimendra Harinkhede, who is posted as a reader in the tehsildar office of Lalbarra area, was apprehended on Sunday evening, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Economic… Continue reading MP govt employee caught accepting Rs 35,000 bribe

Govt asks employees to opt for lowest air fare, book tickets 21-days before travel

Government employees are currently required to purchase air tickets only from three authorised travel agents — Balmer Lawrie & Co, Ashok Travel & Tours and IRCTC. Any booking made within less than 72 hours of intended travel on tour or any cancellation made less than 24 hours before intended travel will require the submission of… Continue reading Govt asks employees to opt for lowest air fare, book tickets 21-days before travel

Centre reconstitutes committee to examine representation of officials sacked for alleged corruption

New Delhi, Jun 17 (PTI) Chemical and Petrochemicals Secretary Arti Ahuja will now be part of a committee to examine the representation of officials sacked for alleged inefficiency or corruption from the government service, according to a personnel ministry order. The three-member panel has been reconstituted by the ministry. Ahuja has been appointed in place… Continue reading Centre reconstitutes committee to examine representation of officials sacked for alleged corruption

Govt employees protest for 2nd day over targeted killings, seek transfer from Kashmir

Jammu, June 3 (PTI) A group of government employees, mostly teachers, staged a sit-in here for the second day on Friday to press for their transfer from Kashmir to their home districts in the Jammu region following a string of targeted killings by terrorists in Kashmir. These employees have returned to Jammu after their colleague,… Continue reading Govt employees protest for 2nd day over targeted killings, seek transfer from Kashmir

Show-cause notices issued to around 1000 govt employees in Bhopal for having more than two children

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], April 2 (ANI): A show-cause notice has been issued to government teachers and employees seeking an answer for having more than two children in the Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh, said AK Modgil, DEO of Vidisha city. “We have issued show-cause notices to them. Many are now citing reasons like the… Continue reading Show-cause notices issued to around 1000 govt employees in Bhopal for having more than two children

‘No work, no pay’ ineffective on strike in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi, Mar 29 (PTI) The second day of the two-day national strike in Kerala was near total on Tuesday as the ‘dies non’ (no work, no pay) issued by the Left government was not effective. Most of the employees refused to turn up for work and the streets were deserted with the buses, autorickshaws, taxis… Continue reading ‘No work, no pay’ ineffective on strike in Kerala

HC tells Kerala to prohibit strike by govt staff

Kochi, Mar 28 (PTI) The Kerala High Court on Monday directed the LDF administration to forthwith issue orders preventing its employees from abstaining from duty as part of the two-day nationwide strike. The court said government servants should not engage in any concerted or organised slowdown of work. A Bench of Chief Justice S Manikumar… Continue reading HC tells Kerala to prohibit strike by govt staff

ACB raids at locations of 18 govt officials across Karnataka over disproportionate asset cases

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], March 16 (ANI): The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) raids are underway at 75 locations across Karnataka belonging to 18 government employees in various departments in connection with disproportionate asset cases registered against them. According to an official release, 100 officers and 300 staff of the ACB are conducting the raids today. Further details… Continue reading ACB raids at locations of 18 govt officials across Karnataka over disproportionate asset cases