08 Feb 2016
Kolkata: Expressing concern over sudden increase in customs duty on life-saving drugs, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that the price rise needs to be addressed urgently.
08 Apr 2015
Mumbai: In a bonanza to over one crore Central government employees and pensioners, the Cabinet on Tuesday hiked Dearness Allowance (DA) by 6 percent to 113 percent of their basic pay with effect from January.
09 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Dearness Allowance (DA) was today hiked to 119 percent, up 6 percentage points, a move which will benefit over 1 crore government employees and pensioners.
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.
19 Aug 2015
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government today announced a six percent hike in the Dearness Allowance (DA) of its employees with effect from January this year.
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.
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.
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.
27 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Widening its outreach among Dalits, the government today decided to increase the share capital of National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) from Rs 1,000 crore to Rs 1,200 crore for better coverage of schemes meant for SC/ST communities.
21 Jan 2016
New York: Most of Wal-Mart's US employees will get raises as part of the world's largest retailer's previously announced commitment to invest in its workforce.