Leaked Navy note says ‘spike’ in number of officers quitting

In the first and admittedly direct fallout of the seventh pay commission among other issues, the Indian Navy (IN) has admitted to a ‘spike’ witnessed this year in the number of its officers wanting to resign or seek Premature Retirement (PR). Data shows it is the highest in the last seven years. In a leaked … Read more

Government’s Diwali gift! Indian Soldiers likely to get 1 Month Salary as Bonus

he government has a Diwali gift for India’s soldiers — an interim payment even as the government and defence chiefs try to sort out a dispute over new pay grades for armed forces. ET has reviewed an October 10 order in which the Manohar Parrikar-led defence ministry says “pending issuance” of the pay commission notification, … Read more