Telangana protesters refuse to disperse

Braving heavy rain, thousands of protesters demanding a separate Telangana state refused to leave Necklace Road here even as the deadline set by police ended Sunday evening. The marchers earlier clashed with security personnel. Police used water cannons to disperse protesters after they squatted on the road on the banks of Hussain Sagar lake. Telangana […]

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Marketing employees demand enactment of Central law

Several employees of multi-level marketing firms today staged a protest here demanding enactment of a Central law which would identify and protect the interests of the genuine companies and employees working in the sector.  The workers under the aegis of the All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) marched from Barakhamba to Jantar Mantar where they […]

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Himachal to have ‘holiday courts’ for employees

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday announced setting up of ‘holiday courts’ by this year-end to help litigants employed either in government or semi-government offices to attend to their legal matters on their off days.”To facilitate litigants who are in government or semi-government service and are unable to pursue their cases during working days, special […]

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Two DDA employees, aide sent to jail in corruption case

A Delhi court Saturday awarded varying jail terms, with a maximum of three years, to two Delhi Development Authority (DDA) employees and their accomplice in a corruption case. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Pradeep Chaddah said: ‘The menace of corruption has entered into each and every segment of the society. Because lenient views […]

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No deputation without employee’s consent: Court

A government employee cannot be sent on deputation without his consent, the Gujarat High Court has ruled.  The ruling came on a petition filed by Baldev Chauhan, designated as overseer, who urged that his deputation order issued by the district development officer (DDO) be declared illegal and arbitrary.Justice K.S. Jhaveri ruled that the petitioner was […]

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Court directs police to probe MCD’s ‘ghost’ employees scam

The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city Commissioner of Police Y.S. Dadwal to conduct an independent probe into the scam of ‘ghost’ employees in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). A division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Madan B. Lokur directed the police commissioner to hold a detailed inquiry into allegations […]

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