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7th Pay Commission: There's No Cut In DA, DR Of Central Govt Employees, BJP Clarifies

7th Pay Commission: A day after Congress lashed out at the Narendra Modi government for freezing dearness allowance (DA) of Central government employees, the BJP has clarified that there is no cut in DA and dearness relief (DR). The additional hike over 17% currently paid will be reinstated prospectively, effective Jan 2020. “There is no […]

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 […]

Jaishankar follows Sushma in Twitter response to Indians in problems

New Delhi: In his second day in office, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday began continuing his predecessor Sushma Swaraj’s practice of being active on Twitter to address the problems of Indians abroad. Sushma Swaraj, during her tenure, was known for her instant response on any request for Indians posted on her Twitter handle, […]

First decision dedicated to those who protect India: PM Modi

New Delhi: In its first decision of its second tenure, Narendra Modi government has enhanced the amount to be paid as part of ‘Prime Ministers Scholarship Scheme’ under the National Defence Fund. “Our Government’s first decision dedicated to those who protect India,” Modi tweeted. “Major changes approved in PM’s Scholarship Scheme under the National Defence […]

Shatrughan Sinha
Mahagathbandhan will blow away NDA in Bihar: Shatrughan

Patna: The Modi lahar (wave) of 2014 has degenerated into kahar (disaster) in the last five years and the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar is all set to blow away the BJP- led NDA, actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha claimed here Friday. He said in the neighbouring Uttar Pradesh too, where his wife has been fielded by the SP-BSP […]

Only 42% of Nirbhaya fund released for projects since 2015

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government at the Centre, which has been highly vocal about women security and empowerment, has failed to spend even half of the Nirbhaya Fund since 2015, government data revealed. As per the data, the corpus transferred to the Public Account for the Nirbhaya Fund up to 2018-19 was Rs 3,600 crore […]

Modi govt gift for central government employees
Modi Govt's Big Boon For Lakhs Of Central Government Employees!

At a time when lakhs of central government employees are waiting for hike in minimum pay beyond the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission, Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, while presenting the interim budget on February 1, made a big announcement when he extended the benefit of income tax rebate to those with income up to […]

government jobs
Recruitment to fill 75 lakh posts by March!

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government the government has been receiving flak for its failure in meeting its electoral promise of creating as many as 10 million jobs a year. In a solace to the brewing resentment, the government announced extra budgetary expenditure on infrastructure for 2018-19 and increased it to Rs 5.97 lakh crore […]

Narendra Modi
61% people satisfied with Modi's 3 years, want faster progress in key areas: Survey

New Delhi: Sixty-one per cent of some 200,000 citizens surveyed across the country say they are satisfied with the performance of the Narendra Modi government as it completes three years in office. This is, however, down from the 68 per cent approval after its first year and 64 percent approval after its second year. Forty-four […]