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Trains to get costlier as Railways hike fares starting today

01 Jan 2020

Trains to get costlier as Railways hike fares starting today

Starting January 1, 2020, Indian Railways will be hiking train fares across its network, barring suburban train services.

Union Budget 2019: Key expectations, traditions and other questions simplified

31 Jan 2019

Union Budget 2019: Key expectations, traditions and other questions simplified

The Union Budget 2019 will be presented by interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday, February 1.

730-day child care leave allowed for single, male Central-govt employees

28 Dec 2018

730-day child care leave allowed for single, male Central-govt employees

Single fathers working in the Central government have been handed some good news ahead of the New Year.

Salary and perks of an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer

26 Nov 2018

Salary and perks of an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer

Needless to say, the path to become an IAS officer requires dedication and hard work. The Civil Services exam for IAS isn't an easy nut to crack, to say the least.

Life of an IAS officer: Roles, career path, salary, perks

13 Oct 2018

Life of an IAS officer: Roles, career path, salary, perks

Becoming a civil servant is one of the most sought-after, respected and challenging career choices in India.

Salary and perks of an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer

06 Oct 2018

Salary and perks of an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer

Needless to say, the path to become an IAS officer requires dedication and hard work. The Civil Services exam for IAS isn't an easy nut to crack, to say the least.

What is the salary structure of an IPS officer?

03 Sep 2018

What is the salary structure of an IPS officer?

Indian Police Service (IPS) is one of the most coveted government positions in India.

What is the salary structure of an IAS officer?

31 Aug 2018

What is the salary structure of an IAS officer?

Needless to say, the path to become an IAS officer requires dedication and hardwork, and the UPSC Civil Services exam for IAS isn't an easy nut to crack, to say the least.

Maharashtra: 17 lakh govt-employees on 3-day strike for salary hike

07 Aug 2018

Maharashtra: 17 lakh govt-employees on 3-day strike for salary hike

Around 17 lakh employees of the Maharashtra government began their three-day strike today to press for various demands, including implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission report.

7th Pay Commission: Overtime pay discontinued for most government employees

26 Jun 2018

7th Pay Commission: Overtime pay discontinued for most government employees

According to an order issued by the Personnel Ministry, the government has decided to discontinue overtime pay for most Central government employees, except operational staff who are all non-ministerial non-gazetted Central government employees directly involved in smooth operation of the office.

Government announces hike in pension for retired university, college staff

12 Jun 2018

Government announces hike in pension for retired university, college staff

In a move sure to bring cheers, the Narendra Modi government has increased pension of retired staff in central universities and colleges under the 7th Pay Commission (CPC).

FY18: Railways may clock its worst-ever operating ratio at 98.5%

20 Apr 2018

FY18: Railways may clock its worst-ever operating ratio at 98.5%

Railways' operating ratio, the direct indicator of working of the government-run transporter is expected to settle at 98.5% for 2017-2018, recording its worst performance ever since 2000-2001 when it was 98.3%.

SC, HC judges get 200% salary hikes effective from 2016

31 Jan 2018

SC, HC judges get 200% salary hikes effective from 2016

The President has finally approved massive hikes for judges of the Supreme Court (SC) and the 24 high courts (HC), a nearly 200% rise.

NITI Aayog optimistic despite four-year-low GDP growth forecast

06 Jan 2018

NITI Aayog optimistic despite four-year-low GDP growth forecast

According to the first advance estimates of the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the Indian economy is forecast to grow at 6.5% in FY2017-2018.

How much does President of India earn?

19 Nov 2017

How much does President of India earn?

India's President and Vice-President continue to get lower salaries than service chiefs and top bureaucrats, owing to an anomaly in the 7th Pay Commission's recommendations nearly two years ago.

DA of judges hiked as salary increase bill awaits approval

06 Nov 2017

DA of judges hiked as salary increase bill awaits approval

Judges of the SC and 24 HCs will now get raised dearness allowance (DA) in accordance with the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission (CPC).

Allowance for differently-abled children of govt employees hiked by 80%

02 Nov 2017

Allowance for differently-abled children of govt employees hiked by 80%

The annual education allowance for differently-abled children of government employees has been hiked from Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 54,000.

2,000 AIIMS doctors start hunger strike, but will keep working

26 Oct 2017

2,000 AIIMS doctors start hunger strike, but will keep working

About 2,000 resident doctors at AIIMS will go on a hunger strike from today- but continue working- in protest against "improper implementation" of the 7th Pay Commission's recommendations.

Lakhs stranded as MSRTC employees launch strike during Diwali

17 Oct 2017

Lakhs stranded as MSRTC employees launch strike during Diwali

Employees of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) launched an indefinite strike at midnight.

7th Pay Commission: Pay hike announced for 7.5lakh college teachers

11 Oct 2017

7th Pay Commission: Pay hike announced for 7.5lakh college teachers

In a move that would benefit 7.5 lakh teachers of central and state universities, Union Cabinet has given its nod for extending the benefits of the 7th Pay Commission to them.

RBI rate cut unlikely, July retail inflation surges to 2.36%

15 Aug 2017

RBI rate cut unlikely, July retail inflation surges to 2.36%

The possibility of a near-term interest rate cut by the apex bank of India looks bleak, as India's retail inflation reversed its downward trend and stood at 2.36% in July from 1.46% noticed in June.

Free ration scrapped: Army officer slaps Govt. with legal notice

25 Jul 2017

Free ration scrapped: Army officer slaps Govt. with legal notice

After the Centre decided to scrap off rations for army officers serving in non-conflict areas, an Army Colonel, Mukul Dev has served a legal notice to defence secretary Sanjay Mitra over the issue.

Amid farmers' protests, Tamil Nadu MLAs get 100% salary hike

19 Jul 2017

Amid farmers' protests, Tamil Nadu MLAs get 100% salary hike

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami has announced a 100% salary hike for the state's MLAs, taking their pay from Rs. 55,000 to Rs. 1.05L a month.

7th Pay Commission recommendations: What has the Cabinet changed?

29 Jun 2017

7th Pay Commission recommendations: What has the Cabinet changed?

Benefiting over 48 lakh central government employees, the Cabinet approved the Central Pay Commission's (CPC) recommendations after introducing 34 changes to it.

IIT-B hikes fees, but still does not have full autonomy

26 May 2017

IIT-B hikes fees, but still does not have full autonomy

IIT-B has increased fees, ranging from 100-300%, for several categories including hostel, gymkhana, medical expenses and exam charges.

7th Pay Commission: Lavasa Committee on Allowances to submit report

20 Apr 2017

7th Pay Commission: Lavasa Committee on Allowances to submit report

The high-level Committee on Allowances headed by Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa under the 7th Pay Commission is likely to submit its much-delayed report to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley this week.

Dearness allowance hiked by 2%

16 Mar 2017

Dearness allowance hiked by 2%

The government has announced a 2% hike in the dearness allowance, benefiting 50 lakh government employees and 58 lakh pensioners.

TN: Palaniswami govt can't woo RK Nagar voters

10 Mar 2017

TN: Palaniswami govt can't woo RK Nagar voters

The Election Commission has clarified that the Tamil Nadu government cannot announce any new projects under the upcoming budget announcement specifically in RK Nagar.

TN's Palaniswami, PM Modi to hold talks on Feb 27

27 Feb 2017

TN's Palaniswami, PM Modi to hold talks on Feb 27

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami arrived in New Delhi on February 26 for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.

Economic improvements under new TN govt

23 Feb 2017

Economic improvements under new TN govt

Under the new CM, the Tamil Nadu government constituted a five-member committee to implement the 7th Pay Commission recommendations which would benefit government employees, teachers, and pensioners.

Tamil Nadu CM orders shutting of 500 liquor shops

21 Feb 2017

Tamil Nadu CM orders shutting of 500 liquor shops

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami kickstarted his regime by paying homage to the portrait of Jayalalithaa and approving to shut 500 state-run liquor shops (TASMACs).

World Bank: India's growth to be 7% for 2016-17

11 Jan 2017

World Bank: India's growth to be 7% for 2016-17

The World Bank has forecast India's growth for 2016-17 to be at 7%; they added that in the coming years growth would bounce back to 7.6-7.8% growth.

India's GDP expected to fall

06 Jan 2017

India's GDP expected to fall

According to data compiled by Central Statistics Office, India's GDP has been revised downwards from the original estimate of 7.6% to 7.1%.

Government announces hike in DA for employees, pensioners

28 Oct 2016

Government announces hike in DA for employees, pensioners

The Central Government approved a 2 percent hike in dearness allowance; the increase will benefit nearly 50.68 lakh government employees and 54.24 lakh pensioners.

Government downgrades ranks of defence officers

25 Oct 2016

Government downgrades ranks of defence officers

According to communications from the Defence Ministry, the government has downgraded the status of military officers vis-a-vis their civilian counterparts.

Central Government on the lookout for SEBI's next Chair

21 Sep 2016

Central Government on the lookout for SEBI's next Chair

On 19th September, 2016, the Finance Ministry welcomed applications for the post of Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

RBI maintains India's FY17 growth forecast of 7.6%

09 Aug 2016

RBI maintains India's FY17 growth forecast of 7.6%

The Reserve Bank of India said that it maintains the previous growth projections for the country, stating that it expects India to witness GDP growth of 7.6% in FY17.