Uttarakhand government has announced that it will give pension to statehood agitationists aged over 60 years and enact a law in the state Assembly granting 10 per cent reservation to their kin in government jobs.
Delhi High Court asked Centre and city government to respond to PIL seeking quashing of advertisement for jobs as seats have not been reserved for those with disabilities like visual-impairment.
A parliamentary committee has recommended that retirement age should be increased from 60 years to 65 years, citing the increase in ageing population and their productivity.
Government should without delay come out with guidelines to check post-retirement jobs by senior officials who held vital posts so sensitive information is not divulged parliamentary committee said.
In a first, the Sindh government in Pakistan has employed transgendered persons in different departments.
The upper age limit for direct recruitment in government jobs in Uttarakhand has been reduced from 40 to 35 years following an interim order of the state High Court.
Government jobs in states with financial deficit like J&K should be the last choice for educated, trained youth, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Sunday.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central and all state governments to provide reservation to disabled persons in government jobs.
Thirty three family members of victims of recent riots in the district were given government jobs by the district authorities on Sunday.
An order has been issued by the Uttar Pradesh government to provide government jobs to those killed during riots in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas, a official spokesman said here.
Quebec is proposing a law that would forbid government workers from wearing religious headwear such as hijabs, turbans, and kippas.
The wife of slain DSP Zia-Ul-Haq was on Friday appointed as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Welfare by the Uttar Pradesh government.
The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday announced that it will provide jobs to the kin of the 17 people killed in last month`s twin bomb blasts.
BJP asked Samajwadi Party how it could demand reservation for Muslims in government jobs while opposing quota for SC/ST promotion.
Samajwadi Party on Wednesday dubbed as "unconstitutional" the bill to provide reservation in promotion for SCs and STs in government jobs.
Lodging protest against reservation in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in government jobs, UP employees will be on strike.
The agitators have not disturbed vehicular movement on any road so far, but the police as precautionary measure have diverted traffic on certain routes.
The Centre on Thursday said it has sought a status report from all departments under it on the vacant posts of all reserved categories.
Protesting against the J&K government`s
alleged failure in filling vacant government posts, Kashmiri Pandits sat on this strike.
The Andhra Pradesh government
on Tuesday announced that extension of reservations for Muslims in
government jobs and education will depend on the outcome of a
writ petition in the Supreme Court.
Day in Pics: 26th November
Showbiz World - November 26, 2014