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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Tuesday okayed the comprehensive Anti-Hijacking Bill 2014 which provides for death sentence in cases of hijacking where it results in the death of a hostage or of a security personnel.
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal to attend the SAARC summit next week, the Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared three key framework agreements with member-countries to enhance rail and road connectivity and setting up of a regional power grid.
The Congress on Monday took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the induction of 21 new faces in his Council of Ministers. Addressing a press conference Finance Minister Arun Jaitley questioned Congress' claims.
From being a medical practitioner to winning the Lok Sabha elections this year from Gautam Budh Nagar in UP, it has been a long journey for Mahesh Sharma who took oath today as Ministers of State (Independent Charge) in the Narendra Modi government.