Allowance

  • UP government seeks poll panel's nod to hike staff DA to 100 per cent 11-04-2014 11:35 AM

    The Uttar Pradesh government has sought the Election Commission's permission to hike the dearness allowance of state government employees to 100 per cent, officials said on Friday. The ruling Samajwadi Party has pushed for the hike with an eye to the 17 lakh strong state employee population, a senior official...
  • Eyeing Lok Sabha polls, Cabinet hikes DA of 50 lakh Central employees 28-02-2014 12:40 PM

    New Delhi: With an eye on Lok Sabha elections, the Union Cabinet approved a hike in dearness allowance (DA) to 100 per cent from existing 90 per cent benefiting 50 lakh Central government employees and 30 lakh pensioners. The DA hike though, will not be merged with the basic pay....
  • UP government approves proposal for tiger reserve in Pilibhit 26-02-2014 11:21 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday approved the proposal for establishing a tiger reserve in Pilibhit for conservation of the feline. The decision in this regard was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, an official release said in Lucknow. The cabinet also approved expansion of National...
  • Govt to hike DA by 10 per cent, to benefit 50 lakh central employees 03-02-2014 10:48 AM

    New Delhi: Just before the Lok Sabha elections, the government has approved a proposal to hike dearness allowance by 10 per cent to 100 per cent. The move would benefit about 50 lakh central government employees and 30 lakh pensioners. The hike would be effective from January 1, 2014. This...
  • Government employees, pensioners in J&K get 10 per cent raise in DA 02-02-2014 08:33 AM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday approved release of 10 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) instalment which will be effective from July 2013. The Cabinet, which met on Saturday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, sanctioned the release of 10 per cent DA installment, raising the...
  • State Government hikes DA for employees before elections 26-09-2013 06:49 PM

    The BJP government of poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, on Thursday, announced a hike of 10 per cent in dearness allowance (DA). The decision comes as a bonanza for a large number of employees and pensioners ahead of the festive season. "The decision to hike 10 per cent DA of state government...
  • Central government staff to get DA hike 20-09-2013 02:08 PM

    The cabinet on Friday approved an additional installment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to around 50 lakh central government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners. The hike in DA would come in effect from July, from when the central government employees and pensioners would be entitled for DA/DR at the...
  • Mamata's allowance to imams unconstitutional: Calcutta High Court 02-09-2013 07:31 PM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Monday declared the monthly allowances given to Imams and muezzins by the West Bengal government as unconstitutional. A division bench of Justice Pranab Kumar Chattopadhyay and Murari Prasad Shrivastava gave the ruling while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by the state unit...
  • BJP urges governor to dissolve Jharkhand Assembly 05-07-2013 04:43 AM

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Thursday urged Governor Syed Ahmed to immediately dissolve the 82-member state assembly. Accompanied by Bharatiya Janata Party state president Ravindra Rai and others, Munda met the governor and requested him to dissolve the House and pave the way for fresh polls. The...
  • MP: Govt hikes dearness allowance of employees 26-05-2013 02:42 PM

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government has hiked by eight per cent the dearness allowance (DA) of employees with effect from January 1, 2013. This was announced by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday while laying the foundation stone for several developmental projects worth Rs 27.66 crore at Budha village in...
  • Centre may hike DA to 80 per cent today 02-04-2013 12:10 PM

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  • Government hikes DA for employees by 7 per cent 15-09-2011 03:41 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the festival season, the government on Thursday announced a seven per cent hike in the Dearness Allowance of its employees. The decision to increase the Dearness Allowance (DA) for five million Central government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) for about four million pensioners was taken by...
  • Govt approves 6 pc hike in Dearness Allowance 22-03-2011 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: In a bid to provide relief from high inflation, the government on Tuesday increased dearness allowance (DA) by 6 per cent to 51 per cent, benefiting over 50 lakh central government employees and 38 lakh pensioners. "The decision to hike DA was taken by the Union Cabinet at...
  • Govt may hike dearness allowance by 6 pc 22-03-2011 08:11 AM

    New Delhi: The Centre is likely to increase dearness allowance (DA) by 6 per cent to 51 per cent on Tuesday, benefiting over 50 lakh employees and 38 lakh pensioners. The decision to hike DA is likely to be taken by the Union Cabinet at its meeting scheduled for Tuesday,...
  • DA of Central employees raised by 10 per cent 16-09-2010 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the festive season, the Central Government on Thursday raised Dearness Allowance by 10 percentage points to 45 per cent of basic pay, benefiting about 88 lakh employees and pensioners. The decision to provide higher DA to employees will cost the exchequer an additional Rs 9,303.2 crore...
  • Govt hikes DA to its staff by 6 per cent 07-03-2008 07:57 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ijaz Butt has left for Dubai to attend the ICC's executive board meeting even as a decision on his extension is expected to be taken in the next 48 hours. Butt's three-year tenure as board Chairman officially ends on Saturday as per the notification issued...
  • Commuters want FM to raise conveyance exemption 18-02-2008 03:35 PM

    Melbourne: Furious with the delay in payments to Australian players, the Cricketers' Association Down Under has warned Champions League Twenty20 organisers of an Aussie boycott of the event in future. According to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald, ...the Australian Cricketers Association has been given an undertaking by organisers...
  • Centre hikes DA, pensioners' relief 15-03-2007 10:12 PM

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  • Big cut in tour budget of ministers 28-02-2007 09:51 PM

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