Monday, Oct 03, 2022

MP salary hike


Varun Gandhi questions MPs' right to hike own salaries

August 01, 2017 3:33 pm

"For the greater good of this nation, we must create an external body, independent of us members, to determine salaries. Or, if we self-regulate, considering the economic conditions of the last man in the society, we must empathetically forego our privileges, at least for the duration of this Parliament," he said.

Government moves to double MPs’ salary to Rs 2.8 lakh a month, hike pensions

December 25, 2015 9:34 am

The proposal, currently with the Finance Ministry, also suggests that basic pension should be raised from Rs 20,000 per month to Rs 35,000.

Taking a hike

July 06, 2015 1:11 am

Why must MPs decide what MPs earn? We need an independent committee

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Updated: October 4, 2022 12:39:55 am

Many pandals have showcased their aesthetic excellence by roping in artists from Kolkata. Various cultural programmes such as dance dramas, fairs and magic shows are held at the pandals. Professional singers are invited to sing bhajans

Began as a maternity home, Pune’s KEM Hospital turns 110

Updated: October 4, 2022 12:39:42 am

The hospital management plans to build new facilities, including new critical care centres, operation theatres and patient rooms.

Swachh Survekshan 2022: Pune’s rank drops to nine, citizens’ body seeks white paper

Updated: October 4, 2022 12:34:32 am

In 2021, the Pune Municipal Corporation's ranking had improved to five after the civic body found itself in the 17th position in 2020 in the category of cities with a population of over 10 lakh.

Pimpri-Chinchwad corporation seeks list of builders who failed to set up waste plants

Updated: October 4, 2022 12:34:19 am

Housing federations accuse the civic body of giving clearance to erring builders and say they don't have any list of such builders.

Andheri East bypoll a test for Uddhav faction after split in party

Updated: October 4, 2022 12:29:38 am

Andheri East MLA Ramesh Latke died in May in Dubai after a heart attack. Shiv Sena has fielded Latke’s wife Rutuja in the bypoll, the first election in Mumbai after the split in the Shiv Sena.

After losing coach to Covid, pole vaulter Siva pays tribute with National Games gold and record

Updated: October 4, 2022 12:00:24 am

"He is the reason why I am a sportsperson today. I owe him everything,” says Siva after his victory on Monday when the rest of the field couldn’t even breach the 5m mark.

HC directs structural audit of Prince Aly Khan Hospital by experts to ascertain if building dilapidated

October 3, 2022 11:58:16 pm

The management told the court that the civic body had reserved the said land for a school. The employees raised a concern that if the hospital is demolished, it could not be rebuilt due to a land reservation issue.

Chhagan Bhujbal writes to Shinde, Fandavis, says Tekchandani ‘troubling him’ on WhatsApp

October 3, 2022 11:54:19 pm

Bhujbal said that after an FIR was registered against him, he learned that the number belonged to Tekchandani, who has "developed professional enmity against him".

Ahmedabad: Metro service on North-South corridor to begin on October 6

October 3, 2022 11:42:12 pm

The Phase-1 of Ahmedabad Metro, which consists of East-West and North-South corridors, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 30.

20% quota in PG medical admissions will be part of ongoing process: HC

October 3, 2022 11:38:57 pm

Candidates of medical PG admission had approached the High Court last week against the untimely implementation of the new quota by the state government, saying admissions had started days before the new quota was announced on September 26.