Paramilitary forces seek `national allowance` to end disparity

To stop the high rate of attrition and boost morale of combat soldiers in the high casualty internal security domain, the 9-lakh personnel strong paramilitary forces have demanded creation of a "national allowance grid".

Cabinet proposal soon to constitute 7th Pay Commission

The central government is likely to constitute the 7th Pay Commission for revising the salaries of its over 50 lakh employees before the start of process of next General elections due in May, 2014.

New pay commission is outcome of election force: Maira

Constitution of the 7th Pay Commission is an "election force", Planning Commission member Arun Maira said on Wednesday.