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Cabinet approves Noida-Greater Noida metro corridor to be built at Rs 5,503 crore

Cabinet approves Noida-Greater Noida metro corridor to be built at Rs 5,503 crore

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Noida-Greater Noida metro corridor to be built at a cost of Rs 5,503 crore.

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet likely to take up E-CoS proposal on allowances today

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet likely to take up E-CoS proposal on allowances today

The long wait of central government employees and pensioners for allowances is about to end as the Narendra Modi government is expected to announce a maximum HRA hike of up to 122 percent for them soon.

 

Cabinet approves pan-India implementation of maternity benefit program: All you need to know

Cabinet approves pan-India implementation of maternity benefit program: All you need to know

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave ex-post facto approval to pan-India implementation of maternity benefit program which now has been extended to all districts of the country with effect from January this year.

 

Every Indian is a VIP; red beacons are out of touch with spirit of new India: PM Modi

Every Indian is a VIP; red beacons are out of touch with spirit of new India: PM Modi

Come May 1, vehicles with red beacons will be a thing of the past as the government has barred their use by VVIPs, including the President, the Prime Minister and CMs.

Five associate banks to merge with State Bank of India tomorrow

Five associate banks to merge with State Bank of India tomorrow

Post-merger, the combined entity will have 23,899 branches and employee strength of 2,71,765.

Modi govt gives nod to new commission for socially, educationally backward; NCBC dissolved

Modi govt gives nod to new commission for socially, educationally backward; NCBC dissolved

Bill to provide constitutional status to NSEBC will be introduced in Parliament.

Cabinet passed four GST bills including CGST, IGST and UTGST

Cabinet passed four GST bills including CGST, IGST and UTGST. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Cabinet approves National Health Policy aimed at affordable healthcare for everyone

Cabinet approves National Health Policy aimed at affordable healthcare for everyone

Government sources said the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its nod to the policy which has been pending for the last two years.

Dearness allowance hiked by 2% for central govt employees, pensioners; effective from this January

Dearness allowance hiked by 2% for central govt employees, pensioners; effective from this January

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to increase dearness allowance and dearness relief by 2 percent to 4 percent, which will potentially benefit over one crore central government employees and pensioners.

States free to supply coal to power plants

States free to supply coal to power plants

The power ministry has finally framed new rules to get electricity supply from independent power producers in lieu of dry fuel, which is aimed at offering more freedom to states to use their allocated coal.

Five associate banks to merge with State Bank of India from April 1

Five associate banks to merge with State Bank of India from April 1

The five associate banks are State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Travancore, State Bank of Patiala and State Bank of Hyderabad.

Ahead of merger with SBI,associate State Bank of Travancore to raise up to Rs 600 crore

Ahead of merger with SBI,associate State Bank of Travancore to raise up to Rs 600 crore

Ahead of its proposed merger with parent SBI, State Bank of Travancore (SBT) will raise up to Rs 600 crore to shore up additional tier-I capital by issuing Basel compliant bonds on private placement.

Merger of 5 associates to be completed in FY18: SBI chief

Merger of 5 associates to be completed in FY18: SBI chief

Top lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday said the merger of its five associates will happen in the next financial year and ruled out any wage-related issues delaying the process.

Cabinet approves merger of five subsidiaries of State Bank of India

Cabinet approves merger of five subsidiaries of State Bank of India

The associate banks which will be merged with SBI are: State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Mysore (SBM), State Bank of Travancore (SBT), State Bank of Patiala (SBP) and State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH).

Cabinet approves  pension scheme for senior citizens with 8% return

Cabinet approves pension scheme for senior citizens with 8% return

The scheme will provide an assured pension based on a guaranteed rate of return of 8% per annum for ten years.

IIMs declared as 'Institutions of National Importance'

IIMs declared as 'Institutions of National Importance'

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017 under which the reputed string of Universities would be declared as Institutions of National Importance.

Govt gave clearance to the listing of govt general insurance companies

Govt gave clearance to the listing of govt general insurance companies. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Cabinet sets electronics manufacturing sops at Rs 10,000 cr

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the amendment in the Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (M-SIPS) to further incentivise investments in electronic sector and moving towards the goal of ‘Net Zero imports’ in electronics by 2020.

 

Centre to set up single tribunal to decide all inter-state water disputes

Centre to set up single tribunal to decide all inter-state water disputes

The Centre has decided to set up a single, permanent Tribunal to adjudicate all inter-state river water disputes subsuming existing tribunals, a step which is aimed at resolving grievances of states in a speedy manner.

Demonetisation: Currency deposits up to Rs 2.5 lakh may still fall under Income Tax scanner

Demonetisation: Currency deposits up to Rs 2.5 lakh may still fall under Income Tax scanner

 Even the deposits of demonetised notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 up to Rs 2.5 lakh are going to come under the scanner of tax authorities.