Railway And Defence Ministries To Issue Separate Orders on DA Hike Soon

From 1 January 2020 to June 30, 2021, DA will remain at 17 percent.

From 1 January 2020 to June 30, 2021, DA will remain at 17 percent. DA will remain the same at 17 % for the period 1 January 2020 to 30 June 2021. The Union Finance Ministry has issued an order to implement the 28 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) hike for Central Government Employees effective … Read more

Finance ministry issues order to implement Cabinet decision on DA, DR hike from July 1 – Times of India

Finance ministry issues order to implement Cabinet decision on DA, DR hike from July 1 - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The finance ministry on Tuesday issued an order to implement the Cabinet decision to hike dearness allowance (DA) for central government employees to 28 per cent from July 1. Last week, the Union Cabinet had approved an 11 percentage point hike in DA and dearness relief (DR) for central government employees and pensioners … Read more

Employees demand a 70% salary hike in the rise of COVID-era tech skills – Times of India

Employees demand a 70% salary hike in the rise of COVID-era tech skills - Times of India

IT employees have been particularly enjoying the pandemic era in terms of their prospective careers and recruitments. It has been reported that employees are demanding a whopping 70% increase in their salary because of the skills they have acquired over a while, especially since the last year. Ever since the pandemic has hit the world … Read more

Govt Says Yes to Discussions on Farmers’ Protest, Fuel Price Hike in Rajya Sabha if Oppn Doesn’t ‘Agitate’: Sources

VP Venkaiah Naidu Urges Medical Fraternity to Dispel Fears Among Public on Vaccination

The Opposition wants to conduct discussions on key issues such as the farmers’ issues, fuel price hike and alleged Covid mismanagement amid the second wave, sources told CNN-News18 after the meeting at the Rajya Sabha Chairman’s residence of all party floor leaders. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu had called a meeting of floor leaders … Read more

Markets Shut, Roads Blocked, Trains Disrupted in Left’s Odisha Bandh Over Fuel Price Hike

Petrol Pump in Kerala Gives Out 3 Litres For Free to Autodrivers as Fuel Prices Rise

The six-hour Odisha bandh by the Left parties on Thursday against the hike in fuel prices evoked a mixed response. Activists of CPI, CPI(M), CPI(M-L) and Forward Bloc blocked roads and railway tracks in different parts of the state. The protest disrupted train services at the Bhubaneswar railway station as the bandh supporters demonstrated on … Read more

News18 Afternoon Digest: Indian Railways to Run Superfast Trains Between Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh; Government Not to Hike Taxes to Meet Covid-19 Spend

The superfast train will run between Bhavnagar Terminus and Kakinada Port.  (Image: Shutterstock)

Indian Railways to Run Superfast Trains Between Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh; Check Route, Timings For the convenience of passengers and to make travel faster, Bhavnagar Terminus-Kakinada Port Special has been converted to run as Superfast Train with revised number and timings. A statement by the Western Railway said that the booking for reservation for train … Read more

Government Not to Hike Taxes to Meet Covid-19 Spend

I-T Dept Allows Manual Filing of Tax Forms for Foreign Remittance as New E-filing Portal Continues to Face Glitches

As the burden of expenses on measures to combat Covid-19 pandemic including free vaccination and free food for poor among others increased on the government, there were many speculations that this burden will be met by increasing taxes by the Central government but Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman cleared in an interview with the Hindu Business … Read more

Watch: Protest Against Fuel Price Hike By Congress Ends Abruptly After Bullock Cart Collapses

Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) workers stage a 'symbolic' protest against frequent hikes in the prices of petrol and diesel, in front of a fuel station, in Chennai on June 11. (Image: PTI)

In an unfortunate incident, a bullock cart protest organized against rising fuel prices by Mumbai Congress chief Bhai Jagtap came to an abrupt end after the overloaded cart came crashing down. The video of the incident went viral all over social media where the bullock cart carrying the Congrees chief and other supporters can be … Read more

Petrol price: Consumers may get respite from frequent fuel price hike this month | India Business News – Times of India

Petrol price: Consumers may get respite from frequent fuel price hike this month | India Business News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies kept the retail price of petrol and diesel unchanged on Friday to analyse the global oil price movement before making further revisions. After crossing $77 a barrel, global crude prices have softened a bit with differences surfacing in oil cartel Opec over continuation of production cuts. With price pause on … Read more

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