Gajendra Singh suicide case: Senior Cabinet Ministers brief PM Modi

Senior Cabinet Ministers, including Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to brief him over the suicide of farmer Gajendra Singh.

Nirbhaya's parents welcome changes in Juvenile Justice Act

Parents of braveheart Nirbhaya have welcomed the Union Cabinet's nod to a proposal to change the Juvenile Justice Act to try juveniles in the age group of 16-18 under laws for adults for heinous crimes.

Cabinet approves ILO protocol to deal with forced labour

The government on Wednesday approved an International Labour Organisation (ILO) protocol to make a national policy for remedial measures to deal with the issue of forced labour in the country.

Cabinet clears proposal to try juveniles accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults
Cabinet clears proposal to try juveniles accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to try juvenile in the age group of 16-18 under laws for adults for heinous crimes.

Govt mulling enhancing health cover for unorganised labourers

The Centre is mulling increasing health insurance coverage for unorganised sector labourers from the existing Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000 and a proposal in this regard will be placed before the Union Cabinet soon.

Cabinet approves Real Estate Regulator Bill

The Union Cabinet has approved the Real Estate Development and Regulation Bill along with certain key amendments that will make way for setting up of a regulator for the sector.

Cabinet nod for smart cities soon, roll-out next month: Naidu

Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said the Cabinet is likely to clear the government's flagship smart city project soon and it will be rolled out from next month.

Don't think so: Sayeed on Mehbooba joining Modi Cabinet
Don't think so: Sayeed on Mehbooba joining Modi Cabinet

Amid speculation that PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti may be inducted into the Union Cabinet, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday denied knowledge of any such development.

Union Cabinet recommends re-promulgation of land acquisition ordinance
Union Cabinet recommends re-promulgation of land acquisition ordinance

The Union Cabinet Tuesday night decided to recommend re-promulgation of the land acquisition ordinance incorporating nine amendments that were part of the bill that was passed in Lok Sabha earlier this month.

Cabinet clears way for greater participation in Swachh Bharat campaign

Seeking to encourage public participation in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Mission', government on Wednesday cleared certain enabling provisions for a fund to facilitate channelling of money from individuals and companies for the programme.

Cabinet approves amendment to Citizenship Act

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved amendment to the Citizenship Act, paving the way for its introduction in the budget session of parliament begining next week.

Cabinet recommends revocation of President's Rule in Delhi

The Union Cabinet Friday recommended to the President the revocation of President's Rule in Delhi after the Aam Aadmi Party's landslide victory in Delhi polls.

Cabinet approves amendment in Andhra reorganisation act

The union cabinet Wednesday approved an amendment in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act to rectify an anomaly in allocating the number of seats in the Andhra Pradesh legislative council and enhance the total number of seats to 58 as per provisions in the Constitution.

Promulgation of e-rickshaw ordinance gets Cabinet nod

Paving the way for plying of e-rickshaws on roads of national capital region, the Cabinet Wednesday approved promulgation of an ordinance as a Bill in this regard could not get through Parliament.

Cabinet may consider merger of PIO, OCI cards today

The Union Cabinet is, Wednesday, likely to consider the issue of merger of PIO and Overseas Citizens of India schemes to facilitate hassle-free travel for the Indian Diaspora.

Cabinet nod for Rs 5 lakh compensation to 1984 riot victims

A proposal to give Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, triggered after assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, has been approved by the government on Wednesday night.

Cabinet nod to defence sector setting up solar power projects

The union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday approved the setting up over 300 MW of grid-connected and off-grid solar power projects by defence establishments and paramilitary forces under viability gap fund of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) in the 2014-19 period.

Cabinet clears faster transfer of land for metro rail projects

In a decision to speed up transfer of land for implementation of metro rail projects, the Union Cabinet today decided that once such a project is approved, all ministries would give operating rights on the relevant land sought by the metro rail company immediately.

Cabinet nod for Cong LS leader's inclusion in Lokpal selection panel

The leader of the largest opposition party in Lok Sabha will be included in a panel to select the chairperson and members of Lokpal under the amended law, governing the functioning of the anti-corruption body, approved by the Union Cabinet today.

E-rickshaws to be back soon; govt approves changes in law

Paving the way for return of e-rickshaws on roads of the National Capital, the Cabinet on Friday approved amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act that will ease the norms for obtaining a licence to drive the battery operated vehicles.