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Tag: Modi Government

Police Modernisation Scheme
Modi Govt Approves Rs 26,275 Cr Scheme For Continuation Of Police Modernisation

This scheme comprises all relevant sub-schemes that contribute to the modernisation and improvement with a total central financial outlay of Rs 26,275 crore.

Anurag Thakur
Modi Govt Will Complete All Projects Pending For Decades: Anurag Thakur

On Wednesday, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved 90 per cent grant to two national projects- Renukaji and Lakhwar (Uttarakhand).

Modi Govt's Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme To Help 4 Cr SC Students In 5 Years
Modi Govt's Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme To Help 4 Cr SC Students In 5 Years

New Delhi: The Modi government aims to provide post-matric scholarship to over four crore students belonging to the Scheduled Castes category over the next five years, raising the number from existing 60 lakh beneficiaries, senior BJP leader and Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawarchand Gehlot said Tuesday. He also told reporters the government’s recent decision […]

69.3% Trust The Modi-Led Central Government: Survey
69.3% Trust The Modi-Led Central Government: Survey

New Delhi: More than two thirds, or more accurately, 69.3 per cent respondents, trust the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the IANS CVoter Media Tracker. The survey covered the trustworthiness of institutions among other contemporary media consumption trends. As against 69.3 per cent at the all India level who trust […]

No Pay Cut For Central Government Employees Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is not planning to impose pay cuts on some categories of the Central government employees to ease financial burden amid the nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 outbreak. Following reports that the government is planning to impose pay cut on some categories of the central government employees to deal with […]

Ram Temple Work To Begin In April This Year: Trustee

Pune: The construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya will commence either on Ram Navmi or Akshaya Tritiya in April, Swami Govind Devgiri Maharaj, a trustee of Shri Ram Janambhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust said here on Thursday. The exact date, however, will be finalised in the first meeting of the Trust, he said. Swami Devgiri Maharaj […]

7th pay commission update on pension hike
7th Pay Commission: Big Hike For Central Govt Employees In Budget 2020?

It seems, there are some good news on the cards for the Central government employees as the Narendra Modi government is expected to make some major announcements on pay hike under the 7th Pay Commission during Budget 2020. It is believed that the government will announce a hike in dearness allowance (DA) on the basis of […]

Speculation Grows On Aadhaar Linkage With Property

New Delhi: Over the last 2-3 years, there has been off and on buzz about an impending decision to link Aadhaar with property and the decibel level around this audacious gambit has just got louder. If the government goes ahead and implements the widely speculated move of linking Aadhaar with property, it will constitute another […]

7th Pay Commission: Modi Govt's Gift For 50 Lakh Employees!

By the end of this month, the Narendra Modi-led Central government is reportedly planning to gift employees with an increase in minimum pay as per 7th Central Pay Commission recommendations. Keeping in view the long-standing demands of the central government employees, the Cabinet meeting in November is very likely to come up with a decision […]

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7th Pay Commission Today News: Basic Hike for Central Govt Employees Update

7th Pay Commission: With the beginning of the month of November, expectation of a hike in the basic pay of the Central government employees has once again risen. As the Cabinet meeting of the Narendra Modi government is likely to be held later this month, a decision on the same may be taken. The Central […]

Chinese Aid Can Turn 'Make In India' Into Reality

Beijing: The ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Narendra Modi government has entered its fifth year but the manufacturing companies are yet to show any visible interest in setting up factories in India. In fact, companies exiting China, instead of India, are showing more interest in Vietnam, a media report said. Why are manufacturers still […]

AAP Observes 'Dhoka Diwas' over Delay In Regularisation Of Unauthorised Colonies

New Delhi: AAP members led by senior leader Gopal Rai on Saturday observed ‘Dhoka Diwas’ against the Modi government, accusing it of delaying regularisation of unauthorised colonies in the national capital. The protest was held outside BJP headquarters where AAP members held black placards bearing messages that the BJP had deceived the residents of unauthorised […]

Govt Spending More On Ads In Hindi Newspapers: RTI

New Delhi: In a clear message to make deeper inroads into the Hindi heartland, the Narendra Modi government has spent over Rs 890 crore in advertising in Hindi newspapers compared to the over Rs 719 crore in the English newspapers in the last five years, an RTI filed by IANS has revealed. At a time […]

Modi 2.0 Completes 100 |Days, BJP Plans Campaign

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government 2.0 will complete its first 100 days in office on Saturday. While grand celebrations are expected on the occasion, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to flag the achievements of these 100 days in a manner that would not be seen as aggressive but as highlighting achievements of […]

7th pay commission salary hike and promotion
7th Pay Commission: Big Hike In Salary, These Govt Employees Also Get Promotions

New Delhi: In what could be a big bonanza ahead of the festive season, the Central Government has approved promotion of officers under the Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS). A recent government notification has stated about the approval of promotion of SAF officers to the grade of Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (PCDA). The promotion […]

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7th Pay Commission: Salary Hiked For These Employees, Here’s Latest Update

While the lakhs of Central government employees still waiting for the day when the Centre will come up with an announcement related to a hike in their minimum pay which they have been demanding since long, media reports are there that the employees in government banks will get a hike in salary soon. According to […]

Corporate tax to be cut gradually: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said corporate tax rate for companies with over Rs 400 crore turnover will be gradually cut to 25 per cent and the government will support wealth creators. In her maiden Budget in July, she had cut corporate tax for companies with annual turnover of up to Rs […]

LS Ex-Mps Asked To Vacate Official Bungalows Within A Week: Housing Panel

New Delhi: Cracking the whip on former Members of Parliament overstaying at their official bungalows in Lutyens’ Delhi, a Lok Sabha panel on Monday ordered them to vacate their residence within a week and disconnect their power, water and cooking gas connections within three days. According to sources, more than 200 former MPs have still […]

Hooda backs Article 370's abrogation, puts Congress on notice

Rohtak (Haryana): In a significant political move, senior Congress leader and two-time Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, here on Sunday, supported the Narendra Modi government’s move to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution. Addressing a ‘Mahaparivartan Rally’ in his hometown, Hooda said he would not compromise with anyone on the issue of patriotism. “When […]

Shah carries out aerial survey in Karnataka, Maharashtra

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday carried out an aerial survey of flood-affected areas in Karnataka and Maharashtra, and reviewed the relief operation being conducted to deal with the natural disaster. “Did an aerial survey of the flood affected areas of Belagavi (Karnataka) and Kolhapur and Sangli (Maharashtra). Also held a meeting […]

Article 370 removal will lead to end of terrorism in Kashmir: Shah

Chennai: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that removal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution will put an end to terrorism and lead to progress of the region. Speaking at the launch of a book on Vice President M Venkiah Naidu’s two years in office here, […]

Central Govt
7th Pay Commission: Central Govt Employees’ Salary Hike This Month?

The Central government employees, who have been demanding a further hike in the minimum pay in the basic pay against the 7th Pay Commission recommendation, seems to have some good news in the offing for this month, August. The Central government employees are now waiting for the hike in Dearness Allowances (DA). The CG employees […]

Central assistance to Odisha increased during NDA regime: BJP

Bhubaneswar: Rejecting the BJD’s allegation that Odisha received less central assistance from the Narendra Modi government, opposition BJP Wednesday claimed that funding from the Centre actually increased manifold during the NDA regime. The central grant to Odisha in the last fiscal of the UPA government in 2013-14 was only Rs 10,965 crore, while it is […]

LS passes amendment to Right to Information Act, Oppn slams govt

New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Monday passed the bill amending the Right To Information Act, amid objections by the Opposition which alleged that it was an attempt to undermine the law and make the transparency panel a “toothless tiger”. The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, seeks to give the government powers to fix salaries, […]

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7th Pay Commission: Big News For Central Govt Employees Waiting For Minimum Pay Hike

Amid all the confusion and expectations for a further hike in the minimum pay of the Central government employees, against what they are getting under the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, here comes a good news for them. According to reports, the Modi government has accepted the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission on […]

Shah to head ministerial panel on Air India sale, Gadkari out: Sources

New Delhi: In what suggests change in power equation in the Modi 2.0 government, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari would not be part of the reconstituted ministerial panel on Air India which will decide the national carrier’s privatization. Home Minister Amit Shah will head the panel with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Commerce and […]

Cabinet approves bill to scrap 58 redundant laws

New Delhi: In its effort to weed out archaic and dead statutes, the Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill to scrap 58 laws which have lost their relevance. The NDA government in its two terms has sent to the chopping block 1824 old laws which had become redundant. After the Repealing and Amendment Bill, 2019 […]

Modi govt will never misuse NIA law: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Refuting opposition’s claims of “misuse” of the NIA law, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday asserted that the Modi government will never abuse it to target anyone but will ensure that terrorism is finished off irrespective of the religion of the accused. In an intervention during a discussion in Lok Sabha on the […]

Posters in Amethi asks Rahul for justice

Amethi: Posters appeared in Amethi hours before Congress MP Rahul Gandhi reached the constituency he had represented for three terms. The posters said ‘nyay do nyay do’ and referred to the demise of a patient in the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital, due to alleged lack of proper treatment. The hospital is run by the Rajiv Gandhi […]

Shah Slams Nehru For Kashmir, But Vows No Delay If EC Decides Polls

New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Friday gave go-head to resolution seeking extension of President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir for another six months and passed the Bill to expand reservation benefits in the state bringing people living on the International Border (IB) under its fold as Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured that the government […]

No civilian killed in air, surgical strikes: Shah

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said no civilian was killed in the air and surgical strikes by Indian troops on terrorist hubs in Pakistan. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Shah said his government had changed the approach of dealing with terrorism and was attacking its roots in Pakistan. “Our government did […]

Not Getting A Cabinet Berth Hurt Me: Jual Oram

Bhubaneswar/Rourkela: Sundergarh MP Jual Oram on Wednesday confessed that he was upset after failing to get a Cabinet berth in the Narendra Modi government 2.0. It is for the first time that Oram expressed his feelings publicly. While addressing a felicitation programme held at Rourkela yesterday, the five-term MP said, “I am also a human […]

Air India could post over Rs 7,600 crore loss in 2018-19, highest so far

New Delhi: In what could make Air India sale an uphill task for the government, the national carrier could report highest-ever loss of over Rs 7,600 crore in financial year 2018-19 on account of low fleet utilization and high fuel prices among others. An official source said the total revenue in the previous fiscal stood […]

7th pay commission update on pension hike
7th Pay Commission: Hike In Pay Announced While CG Employees’ Wait Gets Longer

An increase in the minimum pay against the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission has been one of the demands of the Central government employees since long. While the CG employees continue to wait for the hike, government employees of Andhra Pradesh have got something to cheer about. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on […]

Centre to help Odisha be global hub of ancillary steel industry: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Saturday that the Centre in cooperation with the state government will try to develop Odisha as a global hub of ancillary industry in the steel sector. Pradhan said the youth will benefit from the endeavour. India is the second largest steel producing nation in the world while […]

First Modi 2.0 Cabinet extends PM Kisan scheme to more farmers

New Delhi: In a major push to boost rural consumption, the Modi government in its first Cabinet meeting decided to cover all the farmers, irrespective of their land holdings, under PM Kisan scheme that promises to transfer Rs 6,000 in their bank accounts. The revised scheme envisages to cover 2 crore more farmers with an […]

Modi government to take oath on May 30

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other members of the Union council of ministers on May 30 at 7 p.m. at Rashtrapati Bhavan, an official communique on Sunday said. Modi won a second consecutive five-year term as Prime Minister with the […]

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7th Pay Commission: Central Govt Employees' Pay Hike Demand To Get Modi Govt's Nod?

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Central government employees have been demanding a further hike in the minimum pay against the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission. While several rumours related to the hike had been making rounds prior to the election but nothing materialised, the return of Narendra Modi government at the Centre has once again rebirth […]

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7th Pay Commission: Good News for Central Government Employees

Though the long-standing demand of the Central government employees, further hike in the minimum pay against the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, is yet to be considered by the Narendra Modi government, recently some good news was announced to please the CG employees. The Department of Personnel & Training under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances […]

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7th Pay Commission: Good News For Lakhs of Govt Employees in Offing

Since the implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, demands from several quarters erupted for the implementation of the same. Centre and also state governments made necessary hikes in the recent times at regular intervals in the very interests of the government employees. Adding to the series of hikes, a new media report […]