Union Cabinet

Cabinet takes key FDI decisions ahead of Budget: Here's all you need to know

Cabinet takes key FDI decisions ahead of Budget: Here's all you need to know

This is the second major liberalisation in FDI policy by the NDA government in one go after major changes effected in June 2016.

Jan 10, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Cabinet approves Zojila tunnel to provide all-weather connectivity to Kargil and Leh

Cabinet approves Zojila tunnel to provide all-weather connectivity to Kargil and Leh

CCEA on Wednesday cleared the Rs 6,808.69 crore strategic Zojila tunnel project to provide all-weather connectivity to Kargil and Leh.

Jan 03, 2018, 23:18 PM IST
Union Cabinet meet in Parliament today

Union Cabinet meet in Parliament today

A union cabinet meeting is scheduled to take place in the Parliament on Wednesday. 

Jan 03, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Cabinet gives nod to India's first rail university in Vadodara

Cabinet gives nod to India's first rail university in Vadodara

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Ministry of Railways` transformative initiative to set up the first ever National Rail and Transport University (NRTU) in Gujarat`s Vadodara on Wednesday.

Dec 21, 2017, 00:23 AM IST
Bill to make instant triple talaq punishable offence gets Union Cabinet approval: Top developments

Bill to make instant triple talaq punishable offence gets Union Cabinet approval: Top developments

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 has got the Cabinet nod.

Dec 15, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Cabinet approves India's membership for European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Cabinet approves India's membership for European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

The minimum initial investment towards the membership of EBRD will be approximately 1 million euros.

Nov 25, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

IBC Ordinance to have no impact on valuation of assets under resolution: SBI chief

The President today gave his assent to the Ordinance amending the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:50 PM IST
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016: Check out gist of the amendments

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016: Check out gist of the amendments

The IBC became operational in December 2016 and provides for a time-bound insolvency resolution process.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
President approves ordinance on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

President approves ordinance on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

The ordinance was approved by the cabinet on Wednesday.

Nov 23, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Cabinet nod to CPSEs negotiating wage revision

Cabinet nod to CPSEs negotiating wage revision

The 320 CPSEs actually have about 12.34 lakh employees, but out of these, about 2.99 lakh are Board-level and below Board-level executives and non-unionized supervisors.

Nov 22, 2017, 21:50 PM IST
Govt to come out with ordinance to tighten insolvency law

Govt to come out with ordinance to tighten insolvency law

The Code, which became operational in December last year, provides a market-determined and time-bound insolvency resolution process. Over 300 cases have already been approved by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to be taken up under the law, implemented by the corporate affairs ministry.

Nov 22, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Govt approves one-time waiver of Railways' dividend payout

Govt approves one-time waiver of Railways' dividend payout

After the merger of the railway budget with the general budget last year, it was decided that the national transporter would not have to pay dividend for the capital invested in it.

Nov 16, 2017, 23:53 PM IST
GST: Consumers to get rate cut benefits; Cabinet clears setting up of anti-profiteering authority

GST: Consumers to get rate cut benefits; Cabinet clears setting up of anti-profiteering authority

The anti-profiteering measures enshrined in the GST law provide an institutional mechanism to ensure that the full benefits of input tax credits and reduced GST rates on supply of goods or services flow to the consumers.

Nov 16, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
Maharashtra ex-CM Narayan Rane's outfit MSP to join NDA

Maharashtra ex-CM Narayan Rane's outfit MSP to join NDA

Maharashtra's former chief minister Narayan Rane, who recently quit the Congress, today said his political outfit-- 'Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksh'-- would join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

Oct 06, 2017, 21:58 PM IST
Railways employees all set to get 78-day wages as productivity-linked bonus

Railways employees all set to get 78-day wages as productivity-linked bonus

The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sep 20, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
Centre to exit 3 ITDC hotels, handover stakes to state governments

Centre to exit 3 ITDC hotels, handover stakes to state governments

The policy has been formulated keeping in view that running and managing hotels on professional lines is not the job of government or its entities.

Sep 20, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
India approves plan to hive off BSNL's 66,000 mobile tower assets

India approves plan to hive off BSNL's 66,000 mobile tower assets

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for hiving off mobile tower assets of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) into a separate company, fully owned by BSNL.

Sep 12, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
IMA writes to PM Modi over Anant Kumar Hegde's induction in ministry, calls it disturbing

IMA writes to PM Modi over Anant Kumar Hegde's induction in ministry, calls it disturbing

Anant Kumar Hegde has been a member of the 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th and 16th (present) Lok Sabha.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:53 PM IST
Nitish blames media for blowing JD (U)'s non-inclusion in Cabinet expansion out of proportion

Nitish blames media for blowing JD (U)'s non-inclusion in Cabinet expansion out of proportion

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday blamed the media for blowing Janata Dal (United)'s (JD(U)) non-inclusion in the reshuffle of the Union Cabinet, out of proportion.

Sep 04, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

Cabinet reshuffle 2017: As it happened

Nine new ministers from diverse backgrounds and rich administrative experiences are expected to be inducted into Modi's Council of Ministers. Four more Union ministers are likely to be promoted today.

Sep 03, 2017, 16:25 PM IST