Employee

  • Government women employees can get two-year leave for child care: SC 16-04-2014 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that a woman employee of central government can get uninterrupted leave for two years for child care, which also includes needs like examination and sickness. A bench of justices SJ Mukhopadhaya and V Gopala Gowda set aside the order of Calcutta High...
  • Infosys gives 6-7 per cent wage hike to employees 15-04-2014 02:07 PM

    Country's second largest software services firm Infosys has raised salaries of its employees in the country by 6-7 per cent and by 1-2 per cent for onsite workers, effective April 1. "We have increased salaries. We have given salary hikes of 6-7 per cent for offshore and 1-2 per cent...
  • Nokia Employees stage fast in Chennai, demands job security 31-03-2014 06:22 PM

    Seeking to draw the attention of the Central and state governments to their plight, employees of handset maker Nokia India's manufacturing facility at Sriperumbudur near Chennai on Monday staged a one-day fast demanding job security. More than 3,000 employees, mostly in the 20-30 age group and a majority of them...
  • TCS employee murder case: Tamil Nadu Police arrests one more accused 26-02-2014 10:45 AM

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Police on Wednesday made the third arrest in the gruesome murder of a 24-year-old woman employee of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). The accused was arrested from West Bengal and is being brought back to Chennai by train. The arrest came just a day after two migrant...
  • TCS employee murder case: Two arrested, hunt on for accomplices 26-02-2014 09:07 AM

    Two weeks after a 24-year-old TCS employee was found dead, the Tamil Nadu Crime Branch has arrested two people saying that they have confessed to sexual assault and robbery. The hunt is on for their accomplices. Watch the video for more. ...
  • TCS employee murder: Inspector suspended for dereliction of duty 23-02-2014 01:07 PM

    Chennai: There has been no headway in the murder case of the TCS employee. A 24-year-old employee's body was found in a highly decomposed state nine days after she went missing. The body was found half a kilometre from TCS office inside government IT park SIPCOT. Kelambakkam Police Station Inspector...
  • TN: TCS employee's body found in a decomposed state 22-02-2014 03:53 PM

    Chennai: A 24-year-old TCS employee's body was found in a highly decomposed state nine days after she went missing. The body was found half a kilometre from TCS office inside government IT park SIPCOT. Kanchipuram district police have registered a case of suspicious death and are investigating the matter. The...
  • IBM to lay off 15,000 employees worldwide, to start from Bangalore 15-02-2014 07:14 AM

    New Delhi: Technology giant IBM has started a restructuring process, which would see as many as 15,000 jobs being cut globally, including India, Brazil and the European region. "The estimate of jobs cut globally is 15,000," International Coordinator at the Alliance@IBM (official IBM employees union) Lee Conrad told PTI. Last...
  • Kingfisher Airlines employees urge Yuvraj Singh to refuse to play for RCB 14-02-2014 11:23 PM

    Yuvraj Singh became the top earner at the 2014 IPL Auction when he was sold for Rs. 14 crore to Royals Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - an Indian Premier League franchise owned by liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who also owns the controversy-ridden Kingfisher Airlines (KFA). According to India Today, the Kingfisher...
  • Maharashtra: Government employees put off stir scheduled to begin on Thursday 12-02-2014 06:16 PM

    The indefinite strike by Maharashtra government employees scheduled to begin from Thursday has been put off, following a meeting with Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in Mumbai on Wednesday. "We have decided to put off the strike, after detailed discussions with the chief minister on our demands," G D Kulthe, chief...
  • US consulate employee shot dead in Pakistan 10-02-2014 11:28 PM

    A Pakistani employee in the US consulate was shot dead on Monday by unidentified gunmen here in this Pakistani northwest city. Faisal Saeed, 33, was killed while he was coming out of his house in Gulbahar Colony, police sources said. Saeed was employed at the US consulate in Peshawar. Further...
  • Public sector bank staffs on two-day strike from today, operations hit 10-02-2014 02:56 PM

    Cheque clearances and cash withdrawals and deposits in public sector bank branches across the country were hit as employees started a two-day strike on Monday to press for a revision in wages. However, private sector banks such as ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank were functioning normally because their...
  • This McDonald's employee sounds like a recorded voice! 10-02-2014 02:18 PM

    There's a McDonald's employee who sounds exactly like a voice recording. You need to listen to this to believe that he's not. This hilarious talent may one day help him have a career in Hollywood. ...
  • PSU bank unions on two-day strike from Monday, services crippled 10-02-2014 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: Services in public sector banks across the country have been affected as their employee unions are on a two-day nation-wide strike from Monday demanding higher salaries. Over 8 lakh employees in all PSU banks are on strike which has crippled most business and commercial activities across the country....
  • Call centre employee, who decided to kill himself 6 months ago, found hanging 02-02-2014 11:05 PM

    Six months after allegedly fixing the date to kill himself for having a "bad personality", a25-year-old call centre employee was on Sunday found hanging in his house in Ghaziabad. Jeevan Sarkar's body was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his rented accommodation in Sector 10, Vasundhara, police official Subhash...
  • 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...
  • Air India doles out free air tickets to its employees 19-01-2014 10:26 PM

    Air India is doling out free air tickets to its 24,000 employees, even as it expects to incur a loss of Rs 3,900 crore this financial year and has a debt burden of Rs 35,000 crore. While its top officers like functional directors and joint managing directors are entitled to...
  • Noida call centre employee alleges being raped by company owner, manager 13-01-2014 08:28 AM

    A call centre employee in Noida has accused her company owner and his associate of raping her after administering sedatives, police said on Sunday. On a district court order, the Noida Police has lodged a case of rape against one call centre owner Shailendra Chauhan and his company manager Jagjivan....
  • Google launches private free ferry service for workers 10-01-2014 01:52 PM

    San Francisco: How's this for an employee perk? Google workers commuting from San Francisco to the company's Silicon Valley campus can now make part of the trek on an 83-foot, Wi-Fi-equipped catamaran. The search engine company has launched a free ferry service from San Francisco's ferry terminal to the Port...
  • Gurgaon: MNC director rapes colleague, FIR lodged 07-01-2014 05:37 PM

    After receiving a zero FIR from their counterpart in Delhi, Gurgaon Police lodged an FIR against the director of a company and his colleagues for allegedly raping a 32-year-old employee, a source said on Tuesday. Police booked Aon Hewitt's director and other employees as per the woman's complaint with Delhi's...
  • Non-teaching Raj University employees stage protest against fresh recruitments 04-01-2014 10:30 PM

    The ad-hoc non-teaching staff members of Rajasthan University on Saturday staged a protest against the authorities for issuing a notification for fresh recruitment for non-teaching posts. "We have been demanding regularisation (of our jobs) and had met the Chief Minister on Friday. She had assured us that a committee would...
  • New Year brings hope with 8 lakh job openings, 20 per cent pay hike: Experts 01-01-2014 01:58 PM

    It may rain jobs in the new year as companies are gearing up to add over 8 lakh new employees to their payrolls and dole out salary hikes of up to 20 per cent to best performers in 2014, say experts. As per estimates of various human resource consultants, the...
  • Delhi: Airlines employee stabbed to death while trying to prevent molestation 13-12-2013 01:31 PM

    A private airlines employee was stabbed to death when he tried to prevent an attempt by unidentified assailants to molest a woman, police said on Thursday. Manoj Sharma was stabbed in his abdomen on his way back home in Palam area on late Wednesday. He was taken to a hospital...
  • Medical services crippled as statewide strike enters its 7th day 19-11-2013 12:14 AM

    The state-wide employees strike in Uttar Pradesh, on its seventh day, entered a critical phase on Monday with employees announcing stalling of medical services. Employee unions announced that if their demands were not met by the state government, they would hit the medical service one by one. Keeping up with...
  • UP government employees' strike over salary hike enters 3rd day 14-11-2013 03:56 PM

    The strike by Uttar Pradesh government employees entered the third day on Thursday, with the stalemate between the state government and strikers continuing. Leader of Rajya Karamchari Adhikaar Manch Hari Kishore Tiwari told PTI that after a meeting with Principal Secretary, Appointments, Rajiv Kumar it was expected that another round...
  • Four contract employees climb mobile tower, demand permanent job 04-11-2013 08:42 AM

    Four contractual employees of the Uttarakhand electricity department, who have climbed a mobile tower and have been threatening to jump off if their demand for regularisation of their service was not met, on Sunday refused to come down despite efforts by authorities. Kanchan Joshi, Randhir Pundeer, Darshan Bhandari and Kosturba...
  • Employee can't escape recovery of excess payments: Supreme Court 02-11-2013 04:27 PM

    The Supreme Court has said that even after retirement from service, an employee can't escape the recovery of the excess amount that is credited due to an error in salary calculations. Rejecting the submission that no amount should be recovered from the excess salary paid to employees, the apex court...
  • AAI employees begin strike as government moves to privatise 6 airports 22-10-2013 06:00 PM

    Thousands of employees of Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Tuesday started a relay hunger strike across the country to protest against the government's move to privatise six airports. The employees associated with various unions of AAI have formed a joint forum and started the three-day-long strike in front of...
  • News 360: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik under scanner in Coal scam 17-10-2013 08:57 PM

    In a new twist to the coal blocks allocation scam the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is looking into the role of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the case. Naveen Patnaik had reportedly written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to approve coal blocks of Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar...
  • Congress firm on Telangana as Seemandhra remains on the boil 09-10-2013 11:06 PM

    Vizianagaram: Andhra Pradesh has been split into two following the Union Cabinet decision to divide the state and create Telangana. The Seemandhra region has seen violent protest for the last few days, curfew has been imposed in Vizianagaram but its impact can be felt in the neighbouring districts too. Prices...