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Nawaz Sharif acquitted in a graft case. Can he contest Pakistan’s general elections in February?

Pakistan court Wednesday acquitted the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a corruption case, removing one of the major obstacles for him to run in general elections in February.

1 min read29 Nov 2023

A Refusenik in a Country at War

Israeli statesman Natan Sharanksy on the 2005 Gaza withdrawal, the Palestinians’ prospects for democracy, Ukraine and the Russia-Iran axis.

10 min read27 Oct 2023

Modi emphasises govt employees’ role in India’s ascent to 3rd-largest economy

He emphasised that they follow the approach of ‘Citizens First’ and stressed making use of it in their field of work and improving the efficiency of governance

1 min read26 Sep 2023

No plan to change retirement age of central govt staff: Jitendra Singh

The minister said 122 officers have been given compulsory retirement under Rule 56 during the last three years, 2020-2023

1 min read9 Aug 2023

Google owner Alphabet fined $47 million by Russia for failure to pay last fine

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has been fined over $47 million by a Russian court for failing to pay a previous fine related to its dominant position in the YouTube market

1 min read27 Jun 2023

Decoding the tax exempt status of encashed leaves

For employees of the central or state governments, the entire leave encashment amount received is exempt, without limits or conditions.

1 min read5 Jun 2023

Insurance scam case: CBI searches at nine locations in Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi including premises of Malik’s aide

Insurance scam case: CBI move comes within a month of questioning Malik on April 28 including premises of ex-Governor Satypal Malik’s aide

1 min read17 May 2023

The case for an inequality boom in India is greatly exaggerated

Income tax data offers no reliable proof of a divergence while fiscal transfers would likely have reduced our Gini coefficient

4 min read4 Apr 2023

Karnataka: After government employees, salary of Escoms, KPCL staff to increase. Details here

Earlier government employees in Karnataka were given a 17 percent hike in basic salary. The employees had demanded interim relief of 40 per cent increase in basic salary and revision of salaries as per the 7th Pay Commission

1 min read16 Mar 2023

Cabinet meeting on DA hike for govt employees likely today: Report

Currently, over one crore central government employees and pensioners are getting 38% DA. the last revision on the DA hike was made on 28 September 2022

2 min read15 Mar 2023
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