Tag: CAT

CAT rejects pension claim of second wife married during lifetime of first wife

| November 1, 2012 | Reply

The Madras bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) on Wednesday upheld Kolkata-basedOrdnance Factory Board’s order rejecting the claim for family pension by the ‘second wife’ of an OFB employee. The bench of judicial member Justice G Shanthappa and administrative member R Satapathy said the decision taken by the respondents, including OFB, in rejecting the claim […]

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Reimburse Railway staff for private treatment – TN Bench of CAT

| September 14, 2012 | Reply

Reimburse Railway staff for private treatment – TN Bench of CAT A central government servant is entitled for reimbursement even if he takes treatment in a private hospital under emergent situation, the TN Bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal has held.M Mohamed Salia, Deputy Chief Engineer, Southern Railway, while returning home, suffered a heart attack on […]

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Court orders General Post Office to compensate account holder

| July 22, 2012 | Reply

Chandigarh: The Senior Post Master at the General Post Office in Sector 17 has been directed by the UT Consumer Forum to compensate a HUF account holder whose account was extended without his permission for a period of five years, but who was denied interest on the amount deposited in the account. The complainant, Ram Niwas […]

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Enquires held vitiated and faulted

| April 16, 2012 | Reply

No order of major punishment shall be passed on a member of the service (other than an order based on facts which have led to his conviction in a criminal court) unless he has been informed in writing of the grounds on which it is proposed to take action and has been afforded an adequate […]

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Treat degree, diploma holders on par: SC

| March 16, 2012 | Reply

Govt romotions Treat degree, diploma holders on par: SC R Sedhuraman Legal Correspondent New Delhi, March 10 The government is free to treat degree and diploma holders on the same footing for the purpose of promotion and this would not violate Article 14 of the Constitution that prohibits treating equals as unequals or the other […]

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No voluntary retirement can be allowed in absence of VRS: CAT

| March 16, 2012 | Reply

The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has held that a government employee cannot be granted voluntary retirement unless a scheme exists for the purpose. “In the absence of any VRS, neither any request for voluntary retirement can be made by an employee nor any such request can be given effect to by any employer,” the tribunal […]

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No quota for creamy layer employee

| February 24, 2012 | 1 Reply

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that an employee is not entitled to the benefit of reservation, if his gross income puts him in the creamy layer. The ruling, in case of a Punjab State Electricity Board employee, assumes significance as the board had claimed “the income to be reckoned for […]

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Supreme Court Judgement regarding exemption in medical expenses.

| February 20, 2012 | Reply

SC Orders in Civil Appeal 919 of 2007 CASE NO.: Appeal (civil) 919 of 2007 PETITIONER: SHARE MEDICAL CARE RESPONDENT: UNION OF INDIA & ORS DATE OF JUDGMENT: 23/02/2007 BENCH: C.K. THAKKER & LOKESHWAR SINGH PANTA JUDGMENT: J U D G M E N T (Arising out of SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION © NOs.10429 to 10431 […]

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Promotion cannot be denied from back date – CAT

| February 16, 2012 | Reply

Promotion cannot be denied from back date if already worked on a post for reasonable period & eligibility criteria are fulfilled – CAT Delhi February 16, 2010: If an employee, fulfilling the eligibility criteria for promotion to a particular post, works for a reasonable period on that post against a vacancy,, the government cannot deny […]

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CAT imposes Rs 10,000 fine on Railways staffer

| January 16, 2012 | Reply

Says applicant wilfully made false proceedings Swati Sharma Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 6 In an unprecedented order, the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Ashok Kumar, station superintendent, Chhan Arorian in Kathua district, for wilfully filing a frivolous application before the tribunal. The CAT, headed by judicial member […]

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