Maintenance

  • Maintenance of each MP flat costs Rs 2.95 lakh a year August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The average annual cost of maintenance of each flat in North and South Avenues meant for Members of Parliament is Rs 2.95 lakh, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. The expenditure incurred per year on the maintenance of the MPs' flats in South and North Avenues per year since...
  • Government increases monthly pension of MISA prisoners to Rs 12,000 March 1, 2014

    Rajasthan government has increased monthly pension to Rs 12,000 to those who were sent to jail under MISA during the days of Emergency. The revised pension will be effective from January 1, 2014, an official statement said. Along with this, the government has also announced medical allowance of Rs 1,200 per month...
  • Government decides to re-start pension to those detained during Emergency January 3, 2014

    The Rajasthan government on Friday decided to re-start pension to those detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) during the Emergency in 1975-77. In a Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje decided to re-start the scheme, which was stopped by the erstwhile Congress government, Medical and Health Minister Rajendra...
  • No telecast of Sachin match on DD, Prasar Bharati asks amendments in rules November 15, 2013

    With Doordarshan missing out the telecast of cricket great Sachin Tendulkar's last two tests due to present rules of coverage, Prasar Bharati has written to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry seeking immediate amendment of these for the benefit of fans. In a communication to the ministry, Prasar Bharati has sought amendment...
  • IAF to hold air show in Nagpur to mark 81st anniversary October 28, 2013

    As part of the ongoing celebrations commemorating the 81st anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Maintenance Command will hold an aerial and static display at the Air Force station in Sonegaon here on October 30-31. The show 'Air Force Band' and the local Bhonsla Military school band will be...
  • Karnataka to make IT industry an essential service October 22, 2013

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government is planning to declare IT industry and all IT enabled services as essential services. The IT industry will come under the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) once the government formally notifies its order. It will exempt the I-T industry from bandhs, strikes and long holidays. According...
  • Noida City Centre Metro station to remain closed on Sunday October 19, 2013

    The Noida City Centre Metro station will remain closed on Sunday due to ongoing civil maintenance work, said a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation official on Friday. Trains will not run to and from the station from 6 am to 2 pm. During this period, the train service will be available up...
  • Freedom to adopt: How every child fills our lives August 30, 2013

    What these nine years have taught my wife Vibha and me is this: Adoption is not some kind of special or unusual thing to do. Before Surabhi came to us, I think I imagined that it would indeed be a special happening, and that excited me. Yet today, in what...
  • Andhra bans strike in finance department August 18, 2013

    With government employees in Seemandhra continuing their indefinite strike, the Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday imposed ban on strikes in the finance department for six months and also brought it under Essential Services and Maintenance Act (ESMA). The finance department issued an order, banning the strikes in various services for a...
  • Nitish stresses on making buildings earthquake-proof April 27, 2013

    Patna: There is a need to make buildings earthquake-proof and these constructions should comply to green norms, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Friday. "Large parts of Bihar comes in earthquake zone four-five hence there is a need to make building earthquake-proof and follow green norms," the CM said...
  • 'Woman can seek maintenance if husband gets another wife' December 13, 2012

    Mumbai: A wife cannot be faulted for not living with husband when he brings another woman in the house and she can demand maintenance on this ground, the Bombay High Court has ruled in a divorce case. "Whether or not he (husband) may be entitled under the Personal Law to...
  • Step mother entitled to get maintenance from sons: HC November 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Observing that a step mother is entitled to receive maintenance from her step sons, the Bombay High Court has upheld a lower court order asking two brothers to pay maintenance to their step mother. The ruling was delivered by Justice TV Nalawade of Aurangabad bench of the High Court which...
  • Doctors call off strike as Raj govt lifts ESMA January 1, 2012

    Jaipur: Government hospital doctors in Rajasthan called off their strike on Saturday night after Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot lifted the Rajasthan Essential Services Maintenance Act (RESMA) and released jailed doctors. Seventy five patients died during the 11-day stir. The doctors went on strike on December 21 demanding better pay and timely promotions....
  • Telangana employees boycott talks over strike August 6, 2011

    Hyderabad: Government employees in Telangana on Friday boycotted talks with the Andhra Pradesh cabinet sub-committee over their proposed general strike from August 17 to push for a separate Telangana. Leaders of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Telangana employees, teachers and gazetted officers boycotted the talks to protest government's move to...
  • Kingfisher terminates 58 maintenance engineers September 19, 2009

    New Delhi: After Jet Airways sacked pilots, Kingfisher airline has now terminated 58 of its aircraft maintenance engineers. Network 18 has learnt that the engineers have been sacked on grounds of non-performance. Sources say that these engineers were from Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi and Chennai. The engineers however have been given three...
  • Man who evicted his parents from home made to pay August 1, 2009

    Chandigarh: Ousting his aged parents from their home has cost a Jalandhar man dearly. A tribunal in Jalandhar city, 150 km from here, has ordered Kamaljeet Singh to pay a monthly maintenance of Rs 10,000 to his parents and also to allow them to live peacefully in their house there, Punjab's...
  • Second wife and child man's responsibility, says court March 2, 2009

    New Delhi: In a significant order, a Lok Adalat in Delhi has ruled that even a second wife has the right to maintenance for herself and their child. The ruling came while the court heard the case of a Delhi Police constable who is accused of polygamy. The policeman had...
  • Here’s BMC's new road maintenance system May 8, 2008

    Mumbai: The Mumbai city corporation is coming up with a new road maintenance system that will keep a track of all road repair work. But question is will it be up before the monsoons hit the city? Motorists in Mumbai could soon have a solution to the hassles they face...
  • Mob justice in Andhra: nurse beaten, man 'hung' December 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Medical workers in Andhra Pradesh may get a reason for feeling under attack again after a nurse in Karimnagar district was beaten up when a pregnant woman under her care died. The nurse worked in a unauthorised nursing home in Rudrangi village of Chandurthi mandal of Karimnagar district. The...
  • Take care of your old parents or you could go to jail December 7, 2007

    New Delhi: Parliament on Thursday enacted a law providing penal action including jail to those who neglect their parents. The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Bill provides for three months of imprisonment for those who are found guilty of abandoning their parents. It also gives no scope...
  • Love thy parents, Govt warns brats June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Touted by the UPA government as a radical step to help the elderly, the Parents and Senior Citizens bill has hit many a roadblock in the past. But finally the Central Government has got good news for millions of elderly citizens. The bill was initially meant to protect...
  • Elderly parents get law's protection October 31, 2006

    New Delhi: The Government has finalised a Bill which would make taking care of parents and elderly people legally mandatory. The Protection and Maintenance of the Elderly Act, which was first suggested two years ago, is part of the Government’s strategy to ensure that the elderly are well looked after by...
  • From Cabinet to parents, with love September 14, 2006

    New Delhi: Faced with the problem of increasing marginalisation of the elderly in the society, the Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry is bringing in a Bill to ensure the senior citizens got adequate financial and family support, especially from their children. The draft Bill called 'Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and...