DCW chief welcomes amendment to Juvenile Justice Act

Delhi Commission for Women chief, Barkha Singh Shukla, said that she welcomes the amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act passed by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday.

Cabinet defers decision on bill to scrap collegium system

A decision on a Law Ministry proposal to bring constitutional amendment bill to scrap the collegium system of appointment of judges was deferred by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday.

Union Cabinet approves lowering juvenile age from 18 to 16 years for serious crimes

In a major decision the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved lowering of age of juveniles from eighteen to sixteen years.

Cabinet to take up amendments in Juvenile Justice Act today

The Union Cabinet will on Wednesday discuss a proposal which calls for giving more powers to the Juvenile Justice Board to decide on whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes such as rape is to be sent to a correctional centres or tried in a regular court.

Cabinet to take up Juvenile Justice Act amendments on Tuesday

A proposal to decide on whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes is to be sent to a observation home or tried in a regular court, is likely to be taken up by cabinet o Wednesday.

Union Cabinet clears 49% FDI in insurance sector

The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared the proposal to raise foreign direct investment (FDI) in the insurance sector from the current 26 percent to 49 percent.

Cabinet approves President`s address to joint session

President Pranab Mukherjee`s address to the joint session of Parliament, which would outline the Narendra Modi government`s goals, was approved by the Union Cabinet Wednesday, said informed sources.

Union Cabinet mourns Munde`s death, says he was a visionary

The Union Cabinet Tuesday condoled the death of Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde and said that in his demise the country has lost a visionary leader who was held in high esteem across the political spectrum.

Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth gets six-month extension

Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, who is due to retire on June 14, was on Monday given a six-month extension in service, the second time he has got it in the top bureaucratic post.

After Finance Ministry objection, Railways stops officers` promotion

The Railway Ministry has stopped promotion of officers in two of its secretarial services after alleged irregularities were pointed out by the Finance Ministry.

Kamal Nath to be Protem Speaker; Parliament Session from June 4-11: Naidu

The Union Cabinet-led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Thursday and decided to conduct a brief session of Parliament from June 4 to 11.

Rajnath Singh takes charge as Union Home Minister

Rajnath Singh, under whose stewardship BJP has stormed to power with its highest-ever tally, on Thursday took charge as the Union Home Minister.

Union Cabinet meeting postponed till 11 am Thursday

The Union Cabinet meet that was scheduled for Wednesday evening has been postponed till 11 am tomorrow.

Pune gets representation in Union Cabinet after two decades

After a gap of almost two decades, Pune has been represented in the Union Cabinet by BJP`s Prakash Jawadekar, who has been sworn-in as Minister of State for I&B and Environment.

Decision to form SIT on black money shows Modi govt will act as promised: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minster Shivraj Singh Chouhan hailed Narendra Modi-led NDA government’s first decision to form a SIT on probe black money stashed abroad.

Injustice to Gujarat in Union Cabinet: Shankersinh Vaghela

Gujarat Assembly opposition leader and senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela alleged here on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done "injustice" to the people of Gujarat by giving berth to only "one and a half" people from the state in his cabinet.

No plan to regulate media, says I&B Minister Javadekar

The new government has no plans to regulate the media, said Prakash Javadekar who took charge as Information and Broadcasting Minister on Tuesday.

For good governance, good legal regime needed: Prasad

The new government was for a stable, transparent and investment friendly regime and for "good governance good legal regime is very necessary", said Ravi Shankar Prasad who took charge as Union Law Minister on Tuesday.

Thawar Chand Gehlot: The SC face in Modi`s Cabinet

Thawar Chand Gehlot, one of the most recognised BJP face for Scheduled Castes in Madhya Pradesh, today made it to the senior ranks of the Narendra Modi government when he was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister.

Narendra Modi aims for `minimum govt, maximum governance`; set to club ministries

India`s new prime minister, Narendra Modi, is cutting down on the number of ministers he will have in his Cabinet.