PM Modi held two important meetings with cabinet on Wednesday

PM Modi on Wednesday took two important meetings with the cabinet and told them to take action against the officers who don't work.

Tuki expresses surprise over Cabinet move on Arunachal

This is really shocking as the Centre did not consult the state government before taking such a harsh decision, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki said.  

PIB likely to approve India Post's payments bank proposal

The Public Investment Board (PIB) on Tuesday discussed the Rs 800-crore proposal from the India Post for setting up a payments bank and the final approval on the same is expected in the next meeting.

 

Cabinet briefed about Pathankot attack

The union cabinet was on Tuesday briefed about the Pathankot attack.

Narendra Modi took election losers in Cabinet: Shatrughan Sinha
Narendra Modi took election losers in Cabinet: Shatrughan Sinha

Actor-turned politician Shatrughan Sinha has said that contesting elections against Bollywood star Rajesh Khanna was his biggest regret and he had apologised to him too.

Real estate Bill: All you need to know
Real estate Bill: All you need to know

Know about the salient features of the real estate Bill:

 

Cabinet approves real estate Bill
Cabinet approves real estate Bill

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015, as reported by the Select Committee of Rajya Sabha.

Cabinet gives ex-post-facto nod to FDI reforms in 15 sectors
Cabinet gives ex-post-facto nod to FDI reforms in 15 sectors

The Cabinet, headed by Modi, approved the relaxation in FDI policy for 15 sectors including real estate, defence, civil aviation and news broadcasting, official sources said.

Govt doubles monthly bonus calculation ceiling to Rs 7,000
Govt doubles monthly bonus calculation ceiling to Rs 7,000

The Cabinet Wednesday decided to double the wage ceiling for calculating bonus to Rs 7,000 per month for factory workers and establishments with 20 or more workers.

Cabinet passes Reorganisation of Division of Assam proposals

The territorial area of Upper Assam Division remains unchanged, while the districts of Darrang and Udalguri are included in the North Assam Division.

Cabinet approves Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM) with an outlay of Rs 5142.08 crores.

Cabinet approves automatic FDI route for white label ATMs

The Cabinet on Wednesday permitted 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) under the automatic route for white label ATM operations, a move that is aimed at promoting financial inclusion.

India unveils two gold schemes for deposits, sovereign bonds

In a bid to tap the vast amount of idle gold with people and put it to productive use, two schemes were on Wednesday unveiled by the Indian government -- one on physical deposit of the metal against its rupee value on paper and the other for issuing sovereign bonds.

Now, get tax-free interest on gold deposits

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the gold monetisation scheme, which proposes to offer tax-free interest to individuals on depositing the yellow metal with banks.

Govt, RBI reach consensus on monetary policy committee: Jayant Sinha

"As far as MPC is concerned, we have reached a consensus with RBI. On that, a (Cabinet) note has been prepared. We will have to see when it gets to the Cabinet," he said here.

Arbitration law amendment cleared for speedy disposal of commercial disputes

The amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 came up for discussion before the Cabinet for the third time.

Govt gets proposals worth Rs 1.10 lakh crore under MSIPS

The government has received investment proposals worth about Rs 1.10 lakh crore in the last 12 months under the electronics manufacturing scheme MSIPS.

Govt announces Rs 300 crore relief package to farmers

The government Wednesday announced a relief package of Rs 300 crore to provide diesel and seed subsidy, among others, in order to save standing kharif crops in the eventuality of drought and deficit rainfall.

Cabinet may consider Coal India stake sale proposal on Wednesday

Sources said the CIL stake sale proposal may be placed before the Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Punjab Cabinet condemns Gurdaspur terror attack

Punjab Cabinet on Monday strongly condemned the terror attack at Dinanagar by three terrorists on July 27 and praised Punjab police, including four policemen who were killed, for their counter-insurgency efforts.