PAY COMMISSION

  • 7th Pay Commission visits Siachen to meet soldiers 6 days ago

    Srinagar: Members of the 7th Pay Commission are on a three-day visit to the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, including the Siachen glacier, to take a first-hand account of the extremely difficult conditions in which soldiers are protecting the country's frontiers. Headed by its chairman, Justice AK Mathur, the 17-member...
  • Centre seeks officials on deputation for Seventh Pay Commission September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has sought applications for filling up posts in the Seventh Pay Commission on deputation basis. Applications are invited for six posts of Under Secretary, five posts of Section Officer, and one each of Assistant and Upper Division Clerk (UDC), as per a circular posted on the...
  • Delhi HC refuses to stay functioning of Seventh Pay Commission May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday declined to stay the functioning of the Seventh Pay Commission while hearing a plea that challenged a notification on inclusion of a former IAS officer as a member of the panel. Justice Sudershan Kumar Misra also issued notice to the central government on...
  • Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh conference to discuss labour issues February 20, 2014

    A threeday national conference of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh to discuss issues related to labour and industry will begin in Jaipur on February 21. "Special talks, industry and sector wise meetings and special session for advocates working among labourers will be part of the conference," BMS national general secretary BN Rai said...
  • Pay Commission is right of employees, says Anand Sharma September 25, 2013

    Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Wednesday said the Pay Commission is the right of the employees and the next government will definitely have funds to implement its recommendations. "It is the right of the employees to have Pay Commission when the recommendations come, the government will be able to implement (it). You...
  • UPA constitutes 7th Pay Commission ahead of polls September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: In an effort to woo Central government employees before the next Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh constituted the 7th Pay Commission on Wednesday. The new pay scale recommended by the Pay Commission will be implemented from January 1, 2016 as the government has given about two...
  • Central government staff to get DA hike September 20, 2013

    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 rate...
  • Delhi government employees go on mass leave to press for reforms in pay structure August 13, 2013

    Delhi: Around 1,000 Delhi government employees on Monday went on mass casual leave and held protests before the Secretariat over their longstanding demand of removing anomalies in their pay structure. Representatives of Delhi Administration Subordinate Service also met Chief Secretary DM Spolia and submitted a memorandum demanding immediate resolution of...
  • Gujarat govt offices shut as employees take 'leave' September 27, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Around six lakh employees of the Gujarat government on Thursday took casual leave en masse, seeking full implementation of recommendations of the Sixth Pay Panel. The oneday agitation, which came in the election year, crippled the work in government offices. The employees have also demanded that Gujarat government should withdraw cases...
  • One rank one pension: Scepticism replaces jubilation September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: India's nearly 23 lakh exmilitary personnel have a reason to celebrate. The government has finally conceded their demand for One Rank One Pension. It means that the military personnel will draw the pensions depending on the rank at which they retired, and not the date of their retirement. The...
  • Srinagar: Police, protesting govt staff clash October 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Clashes broke out on Tuesday between the police and government employees who were protesting in Srinagar. The protestors were demanding the implementation of the sixth Pay Commission in the state. The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was adjourned earlier on Tuesday after a ruckus broke out during the session. The...
  • Watch: Govt's white paper on Railways ready December 18, 2009

    The suspense around the white paper on railways ends on Friday. White paper is likely to focus on hidden charges in tatkal fares during previous railway minister, Lalu Prasad's tenure. And is also likely to question his claims of a 90,000 crore profit. ...
  • IIT faculty to go on hunger strike to demand pay hike September 21, 2009

    IIT professors will go on a token hunger strike on September 24. They're hoping that the govt will give them the pay and autonomy they want. The message is clear. Pay more or lose out on the best faculty. The professors at IIT across the country have stepped up their protest...
  • Army Chief, Defence Secy get SC contempt notice April 9, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued contempt notices to the Chief of Army staff and the defence secretary over issues connected with the implementation of the Fifth Pay Commission report. The court observed that the government had differentiated between people who had retired before 1996 and those...
  • Parents school deadlock over fee hike continue April 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The deadlock between parents and schools in Delhi over the steep hike in fees continues. Tuesday was the last date for paying up fee arrears, but many parents have refused to pay. A day after the deadline for paying up the school fee arrears, a parent, Manish Sisodia...
  • Parents, school clash over fee hike issue March 31, 2009

    New Delhi: The fee hike in schools debate took a violent turn on Tuesday as clashes broke out between parents and management of Jindal Public School in South west Delhi when the school refused to hand out report cards till the tuition fee arrears were received. Schools are demanding increased...
  • Govt workers get DA raise; nation gets big bill February 26, 2009

    New Delhi: The cabinet on Thursday approved a six percent hike in the dearness allowance paid to central government employees and pensioners, entailing additional expenditure of Rs.6,020 crore till March 31, 2010. "The hike will be effective January 1 and will be payable from March 1," Home Minister P Chidambaram said. He...
  • J&K govt workers go on strike, demand revised pay February 16, 2009

    Jammu: More than 450,000 government employees across Jammu and Kashmir Monday began a threeday strike demanding the implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission recommendations in the state. Work in the civil secretariat, educational institutions and medical services has came to a complete halt. Nazir Mir, leader of the secretariat employees association, said...
  • Exarmymen protest over pension parity, return medals February 8, 2009

    New Delhi: A large number of exservicemen, including General rank officers, on Sunday returned their medals to the Government protesting the nonimplementation of their demand for "one rank, one pension" (OROP) principle. Alleging that a "raw deal" was given to the armed forces by the Sixth Pay Commission, the exservicemen, who...
  • Army wins wage war, gets separate pay panel January 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The Indian Armed Forces scored a rare victory over the politicobureaucratic establishment with the Government on Thursday conceding an exclusive Military Pay Commission for the military. Deeply embarrassed by the very public rejection of the Sixth Pay Commission report by the Service Chiefs, the Government was also forced...
  • New Year gift: Armed forces get own pay panel January 1, 2009

    New Delhi: In a major New year bonanza for the armed forces, the Prime Minister's Office has informed the Defence Ministry that the armed forces personnel would henceforth have a separate pay commission, which is delinked from the civilian pay panel. In a communication to the...
  • IIMB wants profs but Govt pay doesn't lure many November 7, 2008

    Bangalore: The Indian Institute of ManagementBangalore one of the best business schools in the country but it seems, no one wants to work there. The institute aims at hiring 40 more faculty members by 2012. But over the last yearandahalf, they've managed to recruit just six. Some IIMs have complained...
  • Pay Panel recommends big salary hike for teachers October 11, 2008

    New Delhi: The grossly underpaid teacher in Capitals private schools are delighted, for the Sixth Pay Commission has recommended up to 70 per cent salary hike for them. But while this is good news for the teachers, students parents are worried that the move may require them to pay higher school...
  • No Govt gag, Navy Chief comes clean on pay panel report October 6, 2008

    New Delhi: Rubbishing reports that he was censured by Defence Minister A K Antony for his "defiance" over the Pay Commission report, Navy chief Sureesh Mehta on Monday said he expected the ministerial committee looking into the "core issues" raised by the armed forces to give its recommendations within a...
  • FTN: Defence forces wage war for wages October 2, 2008

    It's perhaps the biggest victory for the Indian military in the recent times. An almost embarrassing eyeballtoeyeball confrontation between the defence forces and the Government over parity in pay hikes ended with the soldiers claiming victory. But at what cost? The Government, which is accused of being soft on terror, would...
  • Govt bends, armed forces win fight for fair salaries October 1, 2008

    New Delhi: The countrys defence forces have convinced the Government they deserve a better deal in their salaries. The Government on Wednesday announced it would soon issue a notification on revised pay scales. It has formed a panel to study the demand of defence services and said the revised salaries would...
  • Govt, Army battle it out over new pay scale October 1, 2008

    New Delhi: It's a battle that is turning uglier by the day. The Armed Forces continue to defy a Cabinet decision to implement new pay scales. A truce brokered by External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee seems to have broken down. It's the most serious standoff between the military and the...
  • BJP wages new war, says soldiers deserve more September 29, 2008

    New Delhi: A day after the Government ordered the armed forces to end their defiance over the revised salaries recommended by the Sixth Pay Commission, the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Sunday jumped into the fray. "Prime Minister should ensure that the soldiers are given their dues, BJP President Rajnath Singh...
  • Accept pay deal, get grievances heard: Govt to forces September 28, 2008

    New Delhi: In a bid to contain military discontent over the Sixth Pay Commissions recommendations, the Government on Saturday announced a ministerial committee to address the grievances at the highest political level, provided the forces end their defiance and implement the new pay grades which they have been defying till...
  • Defence chiefs take their pay grudge to PM September 5, 2008

    New Delhi: The military leadership has taken its protest over poor pay to the Prime Minister. Navy Chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta briefed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over perceived discrimination against the forces on Friday. It is unprecedented for the Indian military to take its campaign for better pay to the level of...