04 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Government on Thursday approved 7 percent hike in dearness allowance (DA), taking it to 107 percent of basic pay, a move that will benefit around 30 lakh central employees and 50 lakh pensioners including dependents.
28 Oct 2014
Chennai: Defending the decision to increase the price of milk by Rs 10 a litre, which has stirred a political storm in Tamil Nadu, ruling AIADMK on Tuesday described the move as "unavoidable" and a bitter pill which will protect 23 lakh dairy farmers.
31 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Government is likely to approve a hike in dearness allowance (DA) to 107 percent from the existing 100 percent, benefiting around 30 lakh Centre's employees and its 50 lakh pensioners including dependents.
28 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Eyeing on the Lok Sabha polls, the Central Government on Friday raised Dearness Allowance (DA) from 90 percent to 100 percent, benefiting its 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Subsidised cooking gas (LPG) rates have been hiked by Rs 3 per cylinder after the government raised the commission paid to dealers.
21 Nov 2013
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced an additional DA installment of six percent for state government employees amidst protest by opposition CPI-M that she did not follow Assembly rules, while making the statement even as Congress staged a walkout.
04 Aug 2013
New Delhi: The government is likely to announce a hike in dearness allowance to 90 percent from existing 80 percent in September, benefiting about 50 lakh central employees and 30 lakh pensioners ahead of the festival season.
19 Apr 2013
Union Cabinet on Friday approved the proposal to increase dearness allowance (DA) to 80 percent, from existing 72 percent, benefiting about 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners of the Central Government.
16 Aug 2014
Nahan (Himachal Pradesh): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday announced a 10 percent hike in dearness allowance for the state government employees and pensioners from Jan 1, 2015.
25 Oct 2014
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced a rise in milk prices by Rs 10 a litre, following demands from milk producers to increase the procurement price. The state government had increased milk prices three years ago.