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7th Pay Commission: Avail up to Rs 25 lakh at 7.1% interest for buying new home; details here
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7th Pay Commission: Avail up to Rs 25 lakh at 7.1% interest for buying new home; details here

As per the rules, the advance is going to be restricted to 80 percent of the true cost of land and house construction, or cost expansion of living accommodation if the construction occurs in rural areas.

Centre hikes Dearness Allowance for employees by 4 per cent ahead of festive season
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Centre hikes Dearness Allowance for employees by 4 per cent ahead of festive season

"After the latest revision, central government employees and pensioners will get a dearness allowance of 38 per cent of the basic pay/pension to compensate for increasing prices," Union Minister Anurag Thakur said while announcing the decisions of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.

7th Pay Commission: DA/DR to be hiked 4%? How will salary increase?
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7th Pay Commission: DA/DR to be hiked 4%? How will salary increase?

The DA/DR rate is expected to be hiked to 38 per cent from the existing 34 per cent. Earlier, the government had approved a hike in the DA/DR rate in March this year, bringing the rate to 34 per cent

Central government employees can claim HRA benefits by paying rent to spouses; check details here
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Central government employees can claim HRA benefits by paying rent to spouses; check details here

You and your spouse must enter into a rent agreement where you must regularly pay rent to your spouse and in return, get the receipts of the exchange

7th Pay Commission: Central govt employees may get DA hike in March
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7th Pay Commission: Central govt employees may get DA hike in March

7th Pay Commission: If the government announces a Dearness Allowance hike then the employees will get the allowance, along with arrears, for January, February and March. Central government provides increment in DA twice a year – in January and July

7th pay commission: DA, HBA and other relief measures announced for 1.12 cr central govt employees, pensioners
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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

Sushil Kumar Modi writes to Nirmala Sitharaman seeking Rs 7,434 cr grants for Bihar
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Sushil Kumar Modi writes to Nirmala Sitharaman seeking Rs 7,434 cr grants for Bihar

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
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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
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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
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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.

7th Pay Commission: Gujarat state transport employees go on strike demanding wage hike
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7th Pay Commission: Gujarat state transport employees go on strike demanding wage hike

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
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'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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

HRA hike under 7th pay commission impacted CPI inflation by 35 bps: RBI study
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HRA hike under 7th pay commission impacted CPI inflation by 35 bps: RBI study

The revised HRA structure, under the Seventh Central Pay Commission, came into place in July 2017

P Chidambaram says Indian Railways' operating ratio shows 'comprehensive' failure' of management
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P Chidambaram says Indian Railways' operating ratio shows 'comprehensive' failure' of management

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
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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
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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.