It’s a dream come true for RTC staff

Over 54,000 employees to get government tag from tomorrow Information and Public Relations and Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah has said the stage is set for nearly 54,000 employees of A.P. State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) to become the employees of the Public Transport Department from January 1, 2020. It follows Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan […]


Assam employees cease work in anti-CAA protest

Police arrest PFI State unit president for ‘inciting violence’ Offices of the Assam government wore a deserted look in Wednesday as members of the Sadou Asom Karmachari Parishad, the apex employees’ organisation, ceased work in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). Central government offices, banks and other establishments functioned normally while schools remained closed […]


Two railway employees run over by train

They were taking measurements of railway bridge across Tamraparni river In a ghastly incident, two railway employees of the Bridges wing were run over by the 16382 Kanyakumari-CSMT Jayanthi Janatha Express on Wednesday at the railway bridge across the Tamraparni river, near Kuzhithurai station, under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division. The deceased have been identified as […]


Just 16-minute sleep loss may put your job at risk: Study

A study, published in the journal Sleep Health, found that reducing your sleep routine during the work-week greatly interferes with job performance. Losing just 16 minutes of sleep could be the difference between a clear-headed day at the office or one filled with distractions, say scientists. A study, published in the journal Sleep Health, found […]


Stop using social media for campaigning, employees told

Posting online propaganda will attract disciplinary action: Govt. The State government has asked its employees to refrain from electioneering on social media or face the consequences. In a March 20 circular, the Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department warned employees that posting online election propaganda would attract ‘strict disciplinary action.’ The circular, apparently, was prompted by […]


Andhra Bank nod for employees stock purchase scheme

Andhra Bank nod for employees stock plan A committee of directors of Andhra Bank approved the Andhra Bank Employees Stock Purchase Scheme, 2018, under which the bank will be issuing fresh equity to the employees at a discounted price. Under the scheme, that will open for subscription by the eligible employees between February 11-20, the […]


EPS 95 members file petition in Supreme Court

Retirees and employees who are members of the Employees Pension Scheme, 1995 have filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court against the Centre and the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), which administers the scheme. They are demanding the squashing of a 2014 amendment and 2017 circular which they say has excluded thousands from receiving […]


Govt. employees call for ‘BJP-mukt Rajasthan’

The Rajasthan government’s ministerial staff and the roadways employees have launched a campaign for electing a “favourable” ruling dispensation after calling off their fortnight-long strike following the enforcement of model code of conduct with the announcement of dates for the State Assembly polls. The Assembly elections will be held in Rajasthan on December 7. The […]