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Pay- Wages- Salaries

Odisha to promulgate ordinance to confer land rights to slum dwellers, enhance teacher's salary

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The other proposals which received the cabinet's go ahead were amendment to Odisha Gram Panchayat Act, Panchayat Samiti Act and Zilla Parishad Act. Disaster management was included in the activities list of panchayati raj bodies, the chief secretary added.

Every 3rd Informal Worker Registered On e-Shram, Total Enrollment Cross 14 Crore Mark

Dec 25, 2021 PTI

Every third informal sector worker in India is now registered on e-Shram portal with over 14 crore registered users.

New Year Bonanza: Himachal Announces 15-20% Pay Hike For Govt Employees Ahead Of State Polls In 2022

Himachal Pradesh government employees will get a salary hike of 15-20% as the new pay scales will be applicable from 1st January. This will put an additional burden of about Rs. 4000 cr annually on the state exchequer.

Officials Say Resident Doctors Of Hindu Rao Hospital Call Off Strike

Nov 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Later, the NDMC also issued a statement, saying the strike had been called off after the mayor and the standing committee chairman "gave assurances" to the protesting doctors that their demands will be met.

NDMC Run Facilities And Doctors To Go On Indefinite Strike Over Pending Salaries

"By defaulting on the payment of salaries for the last two months, North MCD has failed to honour the agreement, hence we are free to call for strike of doctors," the November 17 letter by the MCDA to the commissioner had said.

06 July, 2021

Rahul Takes A Dig At Centre On Workers Not Receiving MNREGA Wages

Outlook Web Desk

"There is a world beyond the false rhetoric where in some houses people are not able to even run their households - what kind of 'achche din' (good days) are these," asked Rahul Gandhi

29 May, 2021

Pandemic Or No Pandemic, CEO Salaries See Rise Again

Associated Press (AP)

The median pay package for a CEO at an S&P 500 company hit USD 12.7 million in 2020, according to data analyzed by Equilar.

11 March, 2021

DU Teachers Allege Non-Payment Of Salaries, Go On Strike

Outlook Web Bureau

The strike by Delhi University teachers which began on Maha Shivratri is likely to intensify in the coming days.

20 February, 2021

Assam Cabinet Approves Proposal To Increase Daily Wage Of Tea Garden Workers

Outlook Web Bureau

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary shared that the workers will now get a daily wage of Rs 217 and Rs 101 for ration

27 October, 2020

MCDs Not Releasing Salaries Of Doctors Shameful: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal


Several doctors in hospitals run by the North MCD claim they have not been paid in three months

04 June, 2020

No Coercive Action Against Employers For Violation Of Centre’s Order On Full Wages: SC


The Supreme Court directed that no coercive action should be taken against employers for violation of Centre's order on full wages to employees.


20 July, 2019

For 11 Years In A Row, Mukesh Ambani Keeps His Salary Capped At Rs 15 Crore

Outlook Web Bureau

Ambani voluntarily capped his compensation at Rs 15 crore in October 2009 amid a debate over right-sizing of CEO salaries. The salary cap continued even as all other executive directors saw their remunerations go up.

26 March, 2019

Govt Seeks EC Approval To Revise Wages Paid Under MGNREGA

Outlook Web Bureau

The Ministry of Rural Development has sought the poll panel's approval to revise the wages paid under the MGNREGA from April 1, a move that could benefit more than several crore beneficiaries across the country.

19 March, 2019

Pay Salaries Or We Will Stop Flying From April 1: Pilots To Jet Airways

Outlook Web Bureau

Jet Airways pilots have said they will stop flying from April 1 if their salaries are not cleared by March 31.

16 March, 2019

Jet Airways Pilots Seek Govt Help To Recover Unpaid Salaries

Outlook Web Bureau

The airline has defaulted on loans and has delayed payments to its pilots, suppliers and lessors for months.

01 February, 2019

Interim Budget: No Tax For Annual Income Up To Rs 5 Lakh, Announces Piyush Goyal

Outlook Web Bureau

The proposal will benefit 3 crore middle-class tax payers, Piyush Goyal said while unveiling the Budget proposals for 2019-20.

11 January, 2019

Sanitation Workers Threaten To Jump Off Tower In Protest Over Pending Wages In Noida

Outlook Web Bureau

Protesting for their contract termination with the local authority, the sanitation workers climbed up the tower where the Health Department Office is located.


03 December, 2018

Jet Airways Cancels 14 Flights As Pilots Report 'Sick'

Outlook Web Bureau

The loss-making private carrier has been defaulting on salary disbursement to its senior management along with pilots and engineer since August due to severe cash crunch.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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