Recruitment

  • Canara Bank withdraws its controversial recruitment form that seeks candidate's medical history July 13, 2014

    Chennai: Canara Bank has dragged itself into a controversy over its recruitment process that needs a candidate to submit his/her private medical details- including a woman's menstrual history, chest measurement and even evidence of pregnancy. "It is an affront on the candidates who already have undergone two streams...
  • Teachers' recruitment scam; HC extends bail of seven convicts July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday extended till July 25 the interim bail of seven convicts in the Junior Basic Teachers' recruitment scam case also involving former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his MLA-son Ajay Chautala. A bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul granted the relief to seven...
  • Congress workers protest against Chouhan, demand CBI probe in recruitment scam July 1, 2014

    Bhopal: Congress workers staged a massive protest in Bhopal on Tuesday, seeking a CBI probe in the alleged involvement of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister in the recently exposed recruitment scam. Chouhan is being accused of allegedly altering the PSC rules to recruit his niece as a deputy collector. Congress workers...
  • CBI busts railway recruitment scam in Bangalore June 29, 2014

    Bangalore: The Central Bureau of Investigation busted a bustling railway recruitment scam in Bangalore on Sunday. 13 students have been arrested so far while 5 officers implicated in the case are absconding. A large amount of cash has been recovered. Railway officers reportedly charged five lakh rupees for leaking examination...
  • ISIS releases video urging western muslims to join movement June 21, 2014

    Baghdad: While unrest is Iraq is worsening with each passing day, the dreaded terror outfit ISIS has now released a video urging Western Muslims to join the movement. In the video released, some of the militants are seen urging in English and Arabic to reach the masses. ISIS is also...
  • Running test for police recruitment in evening now: Mumbai Commissioner June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Terming as "unfortunate" the death of four candidates who succumbed after suffering heatstrokes during a police recruitment drive, Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria said the Crime Branch would conduct a probe into these incidents. Asked by reporters who should be held responsible for these deaths, Maria said as whenever the...
  • Police recruitment drive: Uddhav questions RR Patil's fitness, says half of his ministry pot-bellied June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Claiming the government is making a "mockery" of fitness by making candidates run five kilometres during the ongoing police recruitment drive, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today asked if Home Minister RR Patil was himself fit to govern. The Sena leader's remarks came after the gruelling physical test claimed four...
  • Chaos at stations, bus stops as lakhs of candidates appear for police recruitment exam June 2, 2014

    With more than 11.64 lakh candidates appearing for Rajasthan Police recruitment examination in 3700 centres across the state, there were chaotic scenes in railway stations and bus stands in the state. More than 11.64 lakh examinees appeared for the examination to fill up 12,178 posts of constable in Rajasthan Police, official...
  • CBI carries out simultaneous raids to probe recruitment scam May 31, 2014

    The CBI carried out simultaneous raids at a number of places in the country on Friday, including the residence of N S Gajbhiye, former vice-chancellor of Dr Hari Singh Gour Central University at Kanpur in connection with an alleged recruitment scam in the prestigious institute. Raids were also carried out at...
  • Suspended judge arrested in court clerk recruitment scam May 27, 2014

    A suspended district and sessions judge was on Tuesday arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau in Rajasthan in connection with an alleged scam over recruitment of lower division clerks in courts. "Ajay Kumar Sharda was arrested from Rajsamand today. His headuarters during the suspension period was Rajsamand," DG ACB Manoj Bhatt told...
  • Tihar inmate gets Rs 35,000 per month job offer, 65 others placed May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 66 Tihar inmates, who are on the verge of completing their sentences, were on Wednesday hired by private companies during a recruitment drive at the jail premises. Vedanta group and IDEIM India pvt ltd offered the highest number of placements while Taj Mahal group offered...
  • SSB to now recruit women officers April 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Breaking the male bastion in the five decade-old Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), the government has approved recruitment of young women as 'combat officers' in the second largest border guarding force. The women officers, after induction, will have an opportunity to serve in far-flung border locations of the force which...
  • Stockholm employment office calls 61,000 people for recruitment meeting by mistake February 27, 2014

    Police dispersed an angry crowd of job-seekers outside an employment office in Stockholm on Wednesday after it called 61,000 people for a recruitment meeting by mistake. "Something has gone wrong with the mailing list...it has set off a very messy situation at the city office," said Clas Olsson, acting director of...
  • CBI to probe Ram Vilas Paswan's role in Bokaro Steel recruitment scam February 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In what could be a major trouble for Lok Janshakti Party supremo Ram Vilas Paswan ahead of elections, the CBI will now investigate his role in the Bokaro Steel plant recruitment scam. CBI sleuths have recovered important documents indicating recommendation of candidates from Paswan's office. They have found that the...
  • State Bank of India may slow hiring in next few years February 19, 2014

    State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, may go slow on recruitment during the next 2-3 years, a top bank official said on Wednesday. According to A Krishna Kumar, Managing Director, the bank will try to maintain the employee strength at current levels even as it keeps expansion programmes...
  • Vasundhara's cabinet decides to make Bharatpur a Municipal Corporation February 19, 2014

    Bharatpur Municipal Council will now be a Municipal Corporation, Rajasthan government announced on Tuesday. The state cabinet which met in Bharatpur after a 11-day tour of the division took the decision to make the town a Municipal Corporation. Separate 'gau-palan' (cattle care) department, effective provisions to check cattle smuggling for slaughtering,...
  • Gang involved in forgery in Railway recruitment busted February 14, 2014

    The Bihar police on Thursday busted a gang involved in cheating money in the name of recruitment in Railway with arrest of three persons. The Economic Offence Wing of the state police has recovered papers of properties worth Rs 2.26 crore from kingpin of the racket identified as Satyendra Kumar of...
  • Paramilitary forces to use CCTVs, RFID tags to recruit jawans February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The recruitment procedure for jawans and other junior-rank officials in central paramilitary forces of the country is set for a change as the Union Home Ministry has decided to usher transparency in the process by using gadgets like CCTV cameras and RFID tags. The Ministry, which plans to recruit...
  • Keira Knightley is tired of playing tragic roles January 22, 2014

    London: Actress Keira Knightley says she's so tired of her characters dying in her previous movies that she decided to take a 'fun' part in 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'. The 28-year-old chose to appear in the action film because it was different from some of her recent roles, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I got...
  • MP STF arrests 2 police recruits for using proxy in exam January 22, 2014

    Two persons were arrested by the Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force for allegedly using fraudulent means to pass a police recruitment examination in Bhopal. Sunil Dutt Sharma, a resident of Amabh in Morena district, and Ram Ikhtiyar Singh Gurjar of Bhind were arrested on Tuesday after they were found to have...
  • CBI unearths major recruitment scam in Indian Military Academy, books 3 Lieutenant Colonels January 11, 2014

    Unearthing a major recruitment scam in the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun, the CBI has booked three serving Lieutenant Colonels in connection with the case. Lieutenant Colonels Akhilesh Mishra, Jagdish Bishnoi and Ambarish Tiwari have been accused of issuing fake experience certificates to candidates in recruitment to group C and D...
  • Non-teaching Raj University employees stage protest against fresh recruitments January 4, 2014

    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 be...
  • Modi govt approves recruitment of 2.5 lakh youngsters in 10 years January 6, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Cabinet which has approved the government recruitment calender for the next ten years, said on Wednesday that it would recruit around 2.50 lakh youths during that period. The announcement which comes just before the Lok Sabha elections said that the state cabinet headed by Gujarat Chief Minister...
  • Antony recommends CBI probe into DRDO recruitment scam November 17, 2013

    Defence Minister AK Antony has recommended a CBI probe into an alleged recruitment scam in DRDO where several senior officers including two of its former chiefs are under the scanner. The Defence Minister has recommended a CBI probe into the alleged recruitment scam in which two former DRDO chiefs and a...
  • IIM Lucknow announces 100 per cent summer placements for its largest batch ever November 6, 2013

    The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow, a premier business school in the country, Wednesday announced 100 per cent summer placements for its 29th batch of 475 students, the largest batch ever, in 5.5 days. A faculty member told IANS that 159 domestic and international companies participated in the recruitment drive....
  • UP govt postpones exam to recruit over 41,000 constables October 21, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh government late on Sunday postponed the written exam scheduled for October 27 to recruit more than 41,000 police constables. The decision was taken after the truck carrying the question papers met with a road accident and the papers got damaged, officials told IANS.  Police officials said fresh dates were...
  • Kochi: NIA court awards double life terms to 3 persons in terror recruitment case October 4, 2013

    Three persons were on Friday handed double life terms by an NIA court in Kochi  in a case related to the recruitment of youth from Kerala for terror camps in Jammu and Kashmir. Ten other persons convicted in the same case were awarded life imprisonment by NIA court special judge, S...
  • Paramilitary forces to launch recruitment drives, emphasis on minorities October 2, 2013

    Paramilitary forces are likely to launch special recruitment drives to fill up more than 70,000 vacancies in various ranks with special emphasise on holding the hiring rallies in minority-dominated areas. The seven paramilitary forces, CRPF, BSF, ITBP, SSB, CISF, NSG and Assam Rifles, have more than 70,000 vacancies of which around...
  • UP govt to recruit 10,000 teachers online starting October 15 September 26, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh government will recruit 10,000 teachers for its basic education schools, an official said on Thursday. The recruitment process would begin on October 15, and would be completed by December 15. The orders were issued by Basic Education Secretary Niteshwar Kumar late on Wednesday. People eligible for the posts would...