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Jailed ex-Catalan leaders to petition for release

Jailed ex-Catalan leaders to petition for release

The sacked Vice President of the Catalan regional government and six former members of the separatist Cabinet who have been detained on sedition and rebellion allegations following the region`s unilateral independence declaration were on Friday due to file a petition for their release in the apex court.

Dec 01, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

Cabinet approves new scheme for rural women

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the introduction of new scheme 'Mahila Shakti Kendra'.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:55 PM IST
AgustaWestland scam: SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to produce original files relating to purchase of VVIP choppers

AgustaWestland scam: SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to produce original files relating to purchase of VVIP choppers

The Supreme Court on Thursday took a "serious" note of the Centre's "extreme concern" that various privileged and sensitive documents, including Cabinet notes, which are outside the purview of the RTI law have been forming the basis of PILs.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:49 PM IST

Appointment Committee of Cabinet appoints 11 new secretaries

The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet has appointed 11 new secretaries to various government departments.

Oct 12, 2017, 05:53 AM IST
Spanish govt to hold emergency Cabinet meeting over Catalonia crisis

Spanish govt to hold emergency Cabinet meeting over Catalonia crisis

The Spanish government will hold an emergency Cabinet meeting on Wednesday after Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont suspended the formal declaration of the Catalonia's independence from Spain.

Oct 11, 2017, 06:39 AM IST

Donald Trump to residents in Irma's path: 'Just get out of its way'

President Donald Trump has urged any US residents still in Hurricane Irma's path to "just get out of its way" and not worry about possessions, as he monitored the powerful storm's advance on Florida from the secluded Camp David presidential retreat.

Sep 10, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
Reshuffle done on basis of performance analysis: Arun Jaitley

Reshuffle done on basis of performance analysis: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley, who retained the finance and corporate affairs portfolio, said the prime minister has laid down "certainly a high standard of accountability in governance".

Sep 03, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
JD(U) downplays Lalu Yadav's flak, says rejig was a non-NDA affair

JD(U) downplays Lalu Yadav's flak, says rejig was a non-NDA affair

"This was a reshuffle, amid the BJP and it is the Prime Minister`s prerogative to handle his Cabinet. It was the BJP`s internal reshuffle and not the NDA`s, so we would not like to comment on it," said Tyagi.

Sep 03, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
Cabinet approves India-Israel Industrial R&D, Innovation fund

Cabinet approves India-Israel Industrial R&D, Innovation fund

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Israel on " India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F)". The MoU was concluded in July this year.

Aug 30, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

Two 'dead wood' IPS officers sacked in Chhattisgarh

The performance of both the DIG-rank officers were reviewed after completion of their 15 years in service and they were found to be unfit to continue, the official said.

Aug 06, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

Donate land for a government job: Meghalaya CM Mukula Sangma

The Meghalaya cabinet has approved a proposal to provide government jobs to people who donate land for various developmental projects, Chief Minister Mukula Sangma has announced.

Aug 03, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
A maverick at home, Japan's Taro Kono set for softer diplomatic approach abroad

A maverick at home, Japan's Taro Kono set for softer diplomatic approach abroad

Taro Kono, 54, is the son of former chief cabinet secretary Yohei Kono, who wrote a landmark 1993 apology to "comfort women" who were forced to work in Japanese wartime military brothels.

 

Aug 03, 2017, 10:50 AM IST
Taro Aso reappointed as Japanese finance minister, new foreign minister named

Taro Aso reappointed as Japanese finance minister, new foreign minister named

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also re-appointed Hiroshige Seko as trade minister, but named Taro Kono to the foreign ministry post and former defence minister Itsunori Onodera to the defence portfolio.

Aug 03, 2017, 10:39 AM IST
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to launch new cabinet after scandals

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to launch new cabinet after scandals

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday was set to announce new defence and foreign ministers as part of a cabinet revamp he hopes will stem a decline in public support after a series of scandals and missteps.

Aug 03, 2017, 09:49 AM IST

Kerala JD-U rebels against Nitish for aligning with BJP

Party leader Varghese George said in the Kerala capital that he and his colleagues do not approve of Nitish Kumar`s move.

Jul 27, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012

Last week's loss, delivered by a novice political group, spotlights Abe's potential vulnerability after nearly five years in power, with many blaming voter perceptions of arrogance on his part and that of his powerful Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga.

Jul 10, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

Cabinet clears six-laning of Chakeri-Allahabad highway

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved six-laning of Chakeri-Allahabad section of National Highway-2 (NH-2) in Uttar Pradesh.

Jun 29, 2017, 00:40 AM IST
Govt looking at all options for Air India's revival including privatisation: Jayant Sinha

Govt looking at all options for Air India's revival including privatisation: Jayant Sinha

The debt-laden Air India is staying afloat on taxpayers' money and the government is looking at all options for its revival, including privatisation.

Jun 20, 2017, 14:12 PM IST

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as ratings slump: Media

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely reshuffle his cabinet to try to bolster ratings battered by suspicions that he helped a friend get favoured treatment for his business, media reported on Monday.

Jun 19, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Cabinet approves hike in sugarcane fair price by Rs 25 per quintal for 2017-18

Cabinet approves hike in sugarcane fair price by Rs 25 per quintal for 2017-18

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved hike in sugarcane fair price by Rs 25 per quintal for 2017-18.

May 24, 2017, 18:33 PM IST