UPA Cabinet

Raju attends official engagement after long spell of absence

HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju, who had tendered his resignation to protest against the Union Cabinet`s decision to create a separate state of Telangana, on Wednesday attended an official engagement here along with top officials of his Ministry, ending a long spell of absence.

Nov 06, 2013, 14:11 PM IST

Now, CP Joshi quits ahead of UPA Cabinet reshuffle on Monday

Minister for Road Transport and Highways who had additional portfolio of Railways, tendered his resignation on Sunday ahead of Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow.

Jun 16, 2013, 12:57 PM IST

Prime Minister has 14 Cabinet vacancies to fill

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s indication of a Cabinet reshuffle has ensued an intense lobbying within the Congress party with leaders vying to seek ministerial berths in the last year of the UPA government.

Jun 01, 2013, 09:59 AM IST

Cabinet recommends Prez Rule in J`khand

The Union Cabinet on Thursday recommended imposition of President’s Rule in Jharkhand, which is facing political instability after the collapse of the Arjun Munda government.

Jan 17, 2013, 08:59 AM IST

Cabinet decides against RTI dilution, withdraws amendments

In the wake of strong resistance from activists, the Union Cabinet on Thursday dropped controversial draft amendments to the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

Nov 01, 2012, 09:39 AM IST

Antony No 2 in UPA Cabinet, Pawar third?

In what may be construed as an indication of the pecking order in the UPA government after Pranab Mukherjee’s exit, PM Manmohan Singh has designated Defence Minister AK Antony as the No 2 in his cabinet.

Oct 30, 2012, 11:20 AM IST

Union Cabinet to get fresh faces?

Reports said on Thursday that fresh faces could be inducted into the Union Cabinet when the next reshuffle of the Council of Ministers takes place.

Sep 13, 2012, 12:38 PM IST

BSP welcomes Cabinet nod for promotion quota

BSP chief Mayawati Tuesday welcomed the Union Cabinet`s approval to a Bill to give Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes reservation in job promotion.

Sep 04, 2012, 14:53 PM IST

Cabinet meetings down to half during UPA 2!

There has been a sharp reduction of 50 per cent in the number of GOMs and EGOMs.

Aug 07, 2012, 16:59 PM IST

Cabinet meetings down to half during UPA 2!

There has been a sharp reduction of 50 per cent in the number of GOMs and EGOMs.

Aug 07, 2012, 16:59 PM IST

NCP to take call on alliance with UPA

The Nationalist Congress Part (NCP) led by Sharad Pawar will meet on Wednesday to decide whether it will stay in the Congress-led UPA coalition government or quit and provide external support to it.

Jul 25, 2012, 10:11 AM IST

Sharad Pawar, Praful Patel quit UPA Cabinet?

NCP chief Sharad Pawar and his lieutenant Praful Patel have reportedly resigned from the Union Cabinet for being sidelined in the ruling UPA coalition.

Jul 20, 2012, 09:19 AM IST

After Pranab, is Antony the number 2 in UPA govt?

An indication about Antony`s elevation came Thursday as he was seated next to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the cabinet meeting.

Jul 13, 2012, 09:17 AM IST

Cabinet to discuss Union Carbide waste disposal

The Union Cabinet may take up on Tuesday a proposal to dispose of 350 tonnes of toxic waste of the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal.

Jul 03, 2012, 08:56 AM IST

DMK non-committal on filling cabinet berths

With speculation of an expansion of the Union Cabinet doing the rounds, key UPA constituent DMK on Thursday remained non-committal on it.

Jun 28, 2012, 16:59 PM IST

Cabinet nod to filling SC, ST, OBC vacancies

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to fill pending vacancies of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and OBCs in the Central government.

Jan 04, 2012, 15:42 PM IST

Karuna parries questions on DMK mulling quitting UPA Cabinet

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M
Karunanidhi on Monday evaded questions about DMK planning to quit
the Union Cabinet after his family members were named by CBI
in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.

Apr 25, 2011, 15:36 PM IST

2G scam: Cabinet decision on JPC likely today

To prevent the Budget Session from being washed out like the Winter Session, the govt is likely to decide on the setting up of a JPC on 2G scam today.

Feb 15, 2011, 12:10 PM IST

SC judge raps govt over Vilasrao Deshmukh

Vilasrao Deshmukh, who had earlier
come under severe criticism from the Supreme Court for
interdicting police action against a Congress MLA in
Maharashtra, came under further attack from an apex court

Feb 06, 2011, 15:26 PM IST