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Shutdown paralyses life in Assam


September 20th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) A shutdown sponsored by the opposition parties Thursday against hiked diesel prices and FDI in multi-brand retail trade drew a near-total response in Assam and affected ... Read more...

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Slain Kerala leader’s wife seeks CBI probe


September 4th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Sep 4 (IANS) Four months after the murder of a former CPI-M leader, his wife Tuesday asked the Kerala government to order a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe ... Read more...

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Job hopefuls go on hunger strike on Thiru Onam


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29 (IANS) As households in the state readied Thiru Onam lunch Wednesday, there were those holding up empty plaintain leaves, on which the traditional meal is served, as ... Read more...

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UP gives go ahead to prosecution of tainted doctors, officials


August 27th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday gave the much awaited go-ahead for prosecution of 22 doctors and five state government employees for their alleged role in the ... Read more...

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Kerala prepares for Left-backed staff strike


August 20th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) The Kerala government has made elaborate arrangements to deal with the day-long strike Tuesday by Left-backed state government employees, said Home Minister T. Radhakrishnan."In a ... Read more...

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Festivals, protests and strikes - it’s ‘holiday season’ in Kerala


August 20th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) With festivals, strikes and protests lined up for the next two weeks in Kerala, the 'holiday season' has begun in the state.Beginning Saturday, a three-day ... Read more...

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Left-backed Kerala government staff to strike work Aug 21


August 17th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 16 (IANS) The Left-backed state government employees have called for a day-long strike Aug 21 after Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy refused to go back on his ... Read more...

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CPI(M) leaders accused in murder of former party leader


August 13th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 13 (IANS) Kerala Police probing the gruesome murder of a former CPI(M) leader Monday submitted a list of 76 accused, which includes middle and lower level cadres of ... Read more...

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New pension scheme for Kerala government employees


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) Kerala has replaced the statutory pension scheme with the contributory pension scheme for its new employees joining from next fiscal, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Don’t raise retirement age, Achuthanandan tells Kerala government


July 17th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Leader of opposition in the Kerala Assembly V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday warned the government against raising the retirement age of its employees and starting a contributory pension ... Read more...

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Kerala mulls contributory pension for new government employees


July 16th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) The Oommen Chandy government in Kerala is mulling introducing a contributory pension scheme for new government employees to ease the mounting financial burden on the exchequer.Finance ... Read more...

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Employees’ march foiled in Srinagar, dozens arrested


June 16th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Police in Srinagar Saturday used water canon to disperse a protest march by state government employees and also arrested dozens of agitating employees.Scores of protesting employees ... Read more...

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Water canons used on Kashmir employees, 24 held


June 13th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) Police used water canons to disperse state government employees marching Wednesday towards the civil secretariat in Srinagar to press their demand for raising their retirement ... Read more...

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Kerala schools reopen after two-month break


June 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) A record 350,000 students in Kerala began a new term Monday as schools across the state re-opened after a two-month break.The state government has decided there ... Read more...

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Mamata government celebrating anniversary of misrule: CPI-M


May 20th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday mocked Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government's anniversary celebrations and dubbed them as an "anniversary of misrule"."The state ... Read more...

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CPI-M, Trinamool try one-upmanship on May Day


May 1st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) With West Bengal celebrating May Day with a holiday Tuesday, the ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition Left Front tried to use the occasion to ... Read more...

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This official doesn’t want hiked dearness allowance!


April 27th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) How often do you find a government employee who doesn't want a hike in dearness allowance (DA)? But Kolkata resident Hiralal Burman is an exception - ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike paralyses government offices in Kashmir (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, April 17 (IANS) Work in government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was paralysed Tuesday as employees struck work Tuesday demanding an increase in the retirement age and regularization of ... Read more...

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Police break up state employees’ protest in Srinagar


April 17th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Police used water canon and batons in the Exhibition Road area here Tuesday to disperse hundreds of state employees, who were demonstrating to press their demand ... Read more...

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Government employees protest in Srinagar


April 10th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) Scores of Jammu and Kashmir government employees Tuesday took to the streets in Srinagar, accusing the state government of insensitiveness towards their problems.Police intervened in Shahid ... Read more...

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Retirement age of Kerala government employees raised


March 19th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 (IANS) Finally, after successive governments in the state refused to raise the retirement age of state government employees, Finance Minister K.M. Mani Monday increased it from 55 ... Read more...

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Rajasthan moots bill to seize corrupt officials’ property


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 1 (IANS) The Rajasthan cabinet Thursday approved a bill which aims to ensure speedy disposal of corruption cases and seizure or attachment of property of those government servants ... Read more...

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Tripura raises employees’ retirement age


February 28th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 27 (IANS) A year ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the lone Left ruled state, the Tripura government Monday announced to increase the retirement age of the ... Read more...

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Bengal slammed for plans to scrap emloyees’ union rights


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) The West Bengal government's plans to drop a clause in service rules of its employees that gives them full trade union rights have drawn the ire ... Read more...

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Bengal government employees to get 10 percent more DA


December 7th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) The cash-strapped West Bengal government will give a fresh instalment of ten percent of dearness allowance arrears to its employees from January next year, Chief ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government staff strike hits work


November 15th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Work in Maharashtra government departments was paralysed as nearly two million employees, including teachers, went on a day's strike Tuesday demanding better pay and working conditions, ... Read more...

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12.5 percent interim pay for Karnataka employees


November 1st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 1 (IANS) The Karnataka government Tuesday announced interim relief amounting to 12.5 percent of basic pay to its over five lakh employees as a "Rajyotsava (state formation day)" ... Read more...

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Dasgupta misinformed on Bengal finances: Mitra


October 26th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) A day after West Bengal's former finance minister Asim Dasgupta questioned the data used by the state to seek central funds, his successor Amit Mitra Tuesday ... Read more...

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Peaceful polling for Telangana’s Banswada seat (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) About 65 percent polling was recorded Thursday in the by-election to the Banswada assembly seat in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, an election official ... Read more...

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By-poll on in Telangana’s Banswada seat


October 13th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Polling began Thursday amid tight security for the by-election to the Banswada assembly seat in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh.The by-poll, fought on the ... Read more...

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Telangana strike enters 25th day


October 7th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) The general strike in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh entered its 25th day Friday as the impasse continues over the demand for a separate ... Read more...

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Separatist strike affects life in Kashmir


September 7th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Life in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital and other major towns of the valley was severely affected for the second day Wednesday due to a ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown hits life in Kashmir towns


September 6th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) Life across Srinagar and other towns of the Kashmir Valley was affected Tuesday in response to a shutdown call by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, ... Read more...

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Kerala government staff want retirement age raised


September 1st, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 1 (IANS) Representatives of Kerala government employees Thursday sought their retirement age raised from the current 55 years even as the state has 4.3 million educated unemployed.At a ... Read more...

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Over one lakh ‘fake’ poor in Tripura: Congress


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 26 (IANS) Ahead of a country-wide survey to determine the number of people living below poverty line (BPL), Tripura's main opposition Congress Sunday claimed that over 100,000 people ... Read more...

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