MPs may soon get 100 per cent salary hike

The PMO is believed to have agreed to revise not only the Parliamentarians’ salary but also their allowances.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Published:November 2, 2016 11:13 am

The Members of Parliament can soon expect a steep hike in salary as the Centre has decided to give a 100 percent raise, taking their basic pay from Rs 50,000 to one lakh per month.

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) is learnt to have agreed to consider a recommendation made by the Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament, which is headed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Yogi Adityanath.

The PMO is believed to have agreed to revise not only the Parliamentarians’ salary but also their allowances.

The government is also mulling over increasing the President’s salary from current Rs. 1.5 lakh per month to Rs. five lakh and the Governor’s salary from current Rs. 1.10 lakh to Rs. 2.5 lakh.

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    Gautam Hattiangadi
    Nov 2, 2016 at 10:55 am
    Best job is that of MP nothing to do, get free 5 course lunch do some hungama inside , in the name of study visit different places abroad and simply mint money. Lifetime pension, travel cost free, no tax hats of to all POLITICIANS. We will keep paying higher taxes, SERVICE CHARGES. Soon we may have to pay MP-MLA BENEFIT FUND. Keep LOOTING. Jai Hind
  2. A
    Nov 3, 2016 at 3:37 pm
    No words to say, pehle congress chupake khate the aur ab BJP bolke khate;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Common man after entering politics becomes superman of greed and they fool us in under the agenda of caste and creed.
  3. A
    Nov 2, 2016 at 7:58 am
    Did government asked why pvt company's ry not increasing? As a tax payer I am asking the question did anybody asked if they can increase their ry? Who has the right to use tax payer money specially my money( the money I am paying). Please stop that type of development MR Modi.
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    pradip bhaumik
    Nov 2, 2016 at 6:59 am
    where is our desh bhakt when they protest against any anti govt. movement ... ...Ache din coming for normal people or our selected MPs who are involve in different anti social activities --where is our desh bhakt...
  5. P
    Nov 2, 2016 at 12:51 pm
    That shows how modi govt is committed to welfare of the poor.Wage of labourers is higher than MPs as BJP THINKS.ALL MPs are millionaire and getting good hike..a shame to modi govt.
  6. R
    Nov 2, 2016 at 7:26 am
    . . . Make the god d@ mn system transparent . . . where are strict labour laws? where are good business? .. . . .govt is pushing normal citizens into under new poverty lines . .
  7. R
    Nov 2, 2016 at 7:25 am
    .can we ask election commission for mandatory written communication from M P and M L As to bure@ ucrats? . .. . How can c0 rruption and public money misuse come down? . . . Please make tendering, appointment, contracting and payments of all governments online . .
  8. R
    Nov 2, 2016 at 7:23 am
    What is R S S doing? . . . What is Mazdoor Sangh Doing? . .why are they mum? . . . Can we ask election commission to record every phone call of every legisl@tor used for influencing bureaucrats? .
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