Washing allowance for SC employees: Centre to take final call

The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to take a “final decision” on a 2013 letter written by its registrar to the government on grant of washing or dress maintenance allowance to its employees. A bench comprising justices J Chelameswar and S Abdul Nazeer asked the government to decide within four weeks on the October […]

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CBI to be more powerful, govt enacting law

Taking a step forward in its fight against corruption, the Centre is considering a recommendation to give more powers to CBI by enacting a law which will empower it to probe graft cases nationwide without the consent of the state governments.  If it comes into being, the proposed law will give statutory powers to the […]

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