7th pay commission: DA, HBA and other relief measures announced for 1.12 cr central govt employees, pensioners
The Central government has restored the DA (Dearness Allowance) and 7th CPC DR (Dearness Relief) benefit of the pay commission. The last three installments will come by September-end along with the salary
If the amount is released in the first quarter of the fiscal, it will be helpful for the government to implement piped drinking water project and drainage scheme, Sushil Kumar Modi said
Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh govt staff to get salaries, other benefits, as per 7th Pay Commission from 31 October, orders home ministry
Government employees of the new Union territories - Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh - will get salaries and other benefits as per the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission from 31 October.
Disability pension remains bone of contention amid defence ministry’s unyielding attitude over ex-servicemen’s appeals
The Central Board of Direct Taxes’ (CBDT) 24 June circular bringing disability pension under the tax scanner is the latest bone of contention between the retired Armed Forces personnel and the government
Centre reverses 2017 order, restores provision of daily rations for military officers stationed in peace areas
Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced the restoration of the 'Ration in Kind' for military officers posted in peace areas.
Over 7,000 GSRTC buses are off the roads since midnight, parked in various depots of the corporation across the state.
'These onions could become bombs and explode': Shiv Sena attacks Maharashtra govt over falling prices of crop, farmers distress
The Sena, in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana', pointed out that onion farmers in Aurangabad's Vaijapur Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) were getting as little as 20 paise per kilogram for their produce. "These onions could become bombs and explode," the Sena editorial warned.
Maharashtra government approves 7th pay panel recommendations giving salary hike to over 20 lakh employees
Maharashtra government on Thursday approved the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.
Nirmala Sitharaman plans major reforms in armed forces, says no efforts will be spared to provide soldiers all facilities
Sitharaman said a contract for procurement of nearly 2 lakh bullet-proof jackets with best of the class specifications is underway, while in order to ensure faster decision-making, be it for the day to day requirements of the troops or the ammunitions, greater powers have been delegated to the force headquarters and other lower functionaries.
Devendra Fadnavis says 7th Pay Commission to be implemented for Maharashtra govt employees from January 2019
The 7th Pay Commission will be implemented for government employees in Maharashtra from January 2019, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced on Saturday.
Governor’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir: For many, NN Vohra taking over reins of administration is reason to rejoice
Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra has a difficult job to do. But for a change, he seems to have the people on his side.
The revised HRA structure, under the Seventh Central Pay Commission, came into place in July 2017
P Chidambaram on Saturday said the available information about the Indian Railways' operating ratio has indicated a comprehensive failure of its management.
Parliament clears key laws promising Rs 20-lakh tax free gratuity, more than 12 days maternity leave
The amendment to the payment of gratuity law comes in the backdrop of Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 enhancing the maximum maternity leave period to 26 weeks.
Pankaja Munde calls for enforcement of MESMA on Anganwadi workers, says it will deter them from strikes
The enforcement of the stringent Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) on the 'Anganwadi' workers was essential to deter them from going on strike, the state government said on Tuesday.
The hike in dearness allowance will benefit about 48.41 lakh central government employees and 61.17 lakh pensioners.
Rahul Gandhi in Tripura says Congress does not make 'false promises' like BJP, urges people to vote for it
Rahul Gandhi appealed to the people of Tripura to vote for the Congress to bring good governance, saying unlike the BJP, his party does not make false promises
Tripura Assembly Election 2018: Congress promises loan waiver for farmers, employment to voters in state
The Congress on Monday promised development, employment and waiver of farmers' loans in Tripura if voted to power in the state.
The salaries of the President and the Vice-President have been increased to Rs 5 lakh and Rs 4 lakh per month respectively, in a rectification of an anomaly.
Budget 2018: As agri incomes fall and organised sector wages rise, govt can't wish away farmers' demands
Farmers now also want an agricultural debt relief package, made of matching contributions from the state governments.