SALARIES

  • SpiceJet says has cleared employee salaries, fuel dues 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Troubled carrier SpiceJet Ltd has paid employees' salaries for November and cleared dues of fuel companies as of Friday, its chief operating officer said. Sanjiv Kapoor met senior officials in the Aviation Ministry on Friday along with co-founder Ajay Singh, who sources have said is planning to team up...
  • Cartoon of the day: SpiceJet stops advance bookings after DGCA's stern warning December 10, 2014

    Cash-strapped SpiceJet has cancelled over 1,800 flights across the country for December, in signs of mounting troubles for the budget airline. DGCA has asked the airline to stop taking bookings of more than one month in advance. ...
  • Troubled SpiceJet cancels over 1,800 flights till December 31 December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Cash-strapped SpiceJet has cancelled over 1,800 flights across the country for December, in signs of mounting troubles for the budget airline. The air carrier, which is part of Kalanithi Maran-led Sun Group, has cancelled a total of 1,861 flights, a few to Kathmandu in Nepal and all others connecting...
  • Telangana government considering to double salaries of MLAs, MLCs November 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government is considering to double the salaries of MLAs and MLCs in the state in view of "rising expenses". Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao held a review with senior officials on the issue on Monday, a release from his office said. The legislators are presently getting up to...
  • IIT-Kharagpur student offered Rs 91 lakh salary package November 4, 2014

    Kolkata: A month away from final placements, IIT Kharagpur students are being flooded with pre-placement offers with a 20 per cent increase this year. IIT officials said already around 125 students have been extended pre-placement offers and interviews, where most of the companies have increased the package offered by around 20...
  • Wage disclosures could lead to salary cuts, job change: Study October 29, 2014

    Washington: Publicly disclosing personal information - such as government officials' income - may result in unintended consequences, a new US study suggests. Using California as a case study, a researcher from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs showed that city managers - typically the highest-paid city...
  • Punjab government announces 10 per cent DA for employees October 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: Ahead of Diwali, the Punjab government on Tuesday announced to release 10 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) to employees with October's salary. Punjab Finance Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa on Tuesday gave his nod in this regard, an official spokesman said. The increased DA would be given with the salary...
  • Jobs galore in e-Commerce space; 1.5 lakh jobs likely in 2-3 years October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Its raining jobs in the e-commerce space as this segment could grow at 20-25 per cent over the next 2-3 years in terms of jobs, salaries and growth, which in turn could create at least 1,50,000 jobs. The current estimated size of the...
  • 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...
  • Indians to see 10.8 pc salary hike in 2015: Towers Watson September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Employees in India are expected to see a 10.8 per cent salary hike in 2015, even as pay increases across Asia Pacific region are set to rise by an average 7 per cent in the coming year, says a report. According to Towers...
  • 70 per cent employers to expand; midlevel talent in demand: Survey September 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The country is likely to see high growth in the job market as 70 per cent employers plan to expand their team, a recent survey said. "India's business market is currently primed for expansion, with the recruitment market being driven by significant industry sectors such as FMCG, retail, healthcare,...
  • Jet Airways pilots warn of agitation over salary arrears August 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Jet Airways pilots have warned the management of agitation if the airline fails to offer a concrete plan on payment of arrears amounting to Rs 100 crore by August 20, sources said. When contacted, Jet Airways denied having received any such ultimatum from pilots. The threat comes a day...
  • Average CEO salary at top Sensex firms near Rs 10 crore July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The average CEO pay at India's top listed companies has risen to Rs 10 crore a year, but still remains less than onetenth of over Rs 100 crore median remuneration paid to their peers in the US. The top executives of the country's biggest blue chip companies, forming...
  • Air India management to meet pilots for unions' integration, salaries July 6, 2014

    Mumbai: National carrier Air India has called a meeting of its two pilot unions in New Delhi on Monday to discuss various issues, including integration of the unions and salaries, sources said on Sunday. The meeting assumes significance as it comes days before Air India formally gets inducted as the...
  • 70 teachers primary government schools found absent from duty July 5, 2014

    70 teachers of governmentrun primary schools were found absent from duty during checking by a team of the education department in Muzaffarnagar district, an official said. "During checking in different governmentrun primary schools on Friday, 70 teachers were found absent from duty. One day's salary would be deducted of the absentee...
  • Andhra Pradesh Governor approves DA for state government employees May 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan on Wednesday approved the sanction of DA to the employees of state government payable from January 2014. Following the fresh hike, the DA per cent in the salary of an employee has gone up to 71.9 per cent. This is for the first time in...
  • Infosys gives 6-7 per cent wage hike to employees April 15, 2014

    Bangalore: 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...
  • Executives likely to see 15 to 20 pc salary hikes this year March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: With economic prospects looking better, executives are expected to see their pay packets increase as much as 20 per cent in the next financial, feel experts. Although the salary hikes could see significant variations across sectors, pharmaceutical and automobile industries are likely to see the maximum increases, HR...
  • Indian women unpaid for nine months in Saudi Arabia March 22, 2014

    Dubai: Eleven Indian women, working as cleaners in a hospital in Saudi Arabia have appealed for help after they were allegedly not paid their salaries for the past nine months, a media report said on Saturday. The workers, hailing from the south Indian state of Kerala, are on contractual jobs for...
  • Devyani case: Salaries for embassy workers based on local wage rates, says US January 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The US has said that the salary of its embassy staff is based as per the local wage rates of the particular country. "Generally, compensation plans for locally employed staff at US Missions abroad are based upon prevailing wage rates and compensation practices for corresponding types of positions...
  • HC directs government to stop salary of Home Secy for not complying with its order December 21, 2013

    The Jharkhand High Court directed the state government to stop withdrawal of salary by the Home Secretary till the department clears postretirement dues of a constable as per the court's earlier judgement and fixed January 24 to hear about compliance with its order. Justice DN Patel's directive came after petitioner Ashok...
  • HP CEO Meg Whitman's salary soars from $1 to $1.5 million December 19, 2013

    San Francisco: HewlettPackard CEO Meg Whitman is getting a huge raise as she enters the third year of her attempt to turn around the slumping personal computer and printer maker. Whitman's annual salary is soaring to $1.5 million from the $1 that she settled for during her first two years on...
  • Hizbul Mujahideen pays salary to active cadres: NIA December 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen pays monthly salary to members associated with it and their "remuneration" has surged around five folds in 2011 compared to what was paid to them in 1990s, the NIA has said in its chargesheet filed before a Delhi court. In its chargesheet filed against Hizbul...
  • IPL salary cap fixed at a whopping Rs 60 crore: report November 30, 2013

    The franchise workshop for the seventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) got underway in Singapore on Friday, and according to Mumbai Mirror the Governing Council of the IPL has proposed a salary cap of Rs 60 crore for the IPL 7 auction. A fresh auction is due before the...
  • Employee can't escape recovery of excess payments: Supreme Court November 2, 2013

    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 bench...
  • Tripura govt to hike salaries of ministers, legislators September 26, 2013

    Agartala:A bill proposing a 50 percent increase in the salaries of the chief minister, ministers, opposition leader and legislators was moved in the Tripura assembly on Thursday. Presenting the bill on the first day of the threeday monsoon session, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Tapan Chakraborty said the increase in the salaries, allowances...
  • 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...
  • Kingfisher's annual general meet today, employees threaten hunger strike over salary dues September 24, 2013

    Grounded Kingfisher Airlines on Monday made a lastditch attempt to preempt a hunger strike threat by its employees, by asking them to wait till Thursday, as airline expects some positive outcome from the hearing on the winding up petition against it, say sources. The Karnataka High Court is slated to hear...
  • Salaries of ministers, MLAs hiked in Haryana September 11, 2013

    Salaries of Speaker, Deputy Speaker, ministers and MLAs in Haryana have been hiked, with the state Assembly passing Bills in this regard in Chandigarh on Wednesday. On the concluding day of the Assembly's brief monsoon session, the Haryana Legislative Assembly Speaker's and Deputy Speaker's Salaries and Allowances (Amendment) Bill, 2013 was...
  • Bihar govt hikes salary of 2.5 lakh contractual teachers by Rs 3000 per month August 28, 2013

    There was good news for nearly 2.5 lakh contractual teachers in Bihar with the state cabinet on Tuesday approving a salary hike of Rs 3,000 per month from September for them. "The state cabinet hiked salaries of contract teachers by Rs 3,000 per month," Cabinet Secretary Brajesh Mehrotra told media persons...