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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.

Diwali Bonanza: Centre approves 2% DA, to benefit over 1 crore staff, pensioners

Diwali Bonanza: Centre approves 2% DA, to benefit over 1 crore staff, pensioners

Ahead of Diwali, the Centre has approved 2 percent dearness allowance and relief benefitting about 50.68 lakh employees and 54.24 lakh pensioners.

Stock limits on sugar traders extended for another 6 months

Stock limits on sugar traders extended for another 6 months

Government on Thursday decided to extend stock limits on sugar traders by another six months till April 2017 in order to check sweetener prices, which at present are ruling around Rs 40 per kg.

Cabinet gives in-principle approval to strategic stake sale in PSUs

Cabinet gives in-principle approval to strategic stake sale in PSUs

The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave in-principle approval to the proposal of NITI Aayog for strategic stake sale in over a dozen PSUs, including profit making ones.

 

Cabinet approves 2% DA hike for central govt employees, pensioners

Cabinet approves 2% DA hike for central govt employees, pensioners

In what could bring cheers to 50 lakh central government employees and 58 lakh pensioners ahead of Diwali, the Union Cabinet on Thursday approved 2 percent hike in dearness allowance to be effective from July 1, 2016.

Cabinet likely to consider strategic stake sale in PSUs today

Cabinet likely to consider strategic stake sale in PSUs today

NITI Aayog has prepared a list of public sector units where the government can sell its majority stake to private companies in order to bring in greater efficiency and professionalism in functioning.

Union Cabinet may consider advancing Budget to February 1 today

Union Cabinet may consider advancing Budget to February 1 today

The Union Cabinet is likely to take a decision on Thursday on Finance Ministry's proposal of advancing the date for Budget presentation to February 1.

Budget-related decisions of Cabinet: Key things you must know

Budget-related decisions of Cabinet: Key things you must know

Know the highlights and implications of the three budget-related decisions taken by the Union Cabinet at a meeting presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.

Pension of freedom fighters hiked by 20%

The monthly pension of freedom fighters, including those who were incarcerated in Cellular jail in Andaman Islands or suffered outside British India, was Wednesday hiked by around Rs 5,000 each.

Impact of merger of Rail and General Budget on the Indian economy

Impact of merger of Rail and General Budget on the Indian economy. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Cabinet approval for merger of Rail Budget with Union Budget likely tomorrow

Cabinet approval for merger of Rail Budget with Union Budget likely tomorrow

The decision for the merger of Railway Budget with the General Budget is likely to get the official seal at the Union Cabinet meeting which is slated for Wednesday.

Cabinet approves constitution of GST Council

Cabinet approves constitution of GST Council

The Union Cabinet on Monday approved the constitution of the GST Council which will decide, among other things, the goods and services tax (GST) rate and prepare a model Bill for operationalisation of the new tax regime.

Will soon seek Cabinet nod on vehicle scrapping policy: Gadkari

Will soon seek Cabinet nod on vehicle scrapping policy: Gadkari

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said it will soon seek the Union Cabinet's nod for the proposed vehicle scrapping policy.

Cabinet approves permanent residency plan for foreign investors

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved permanent residency plan for foreign investors.

Cabinet raises compensation for terror, blast victims

The cabinet on Wednesday approved a scheme to enhance the grant of compensation to the civilian victims of terror attacks, communal violence, left wing extremism (LWE), cross-border firing and mine, IED blasts from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh, officials said.

GST: 1% additional tax dropped; states to get full compensation for first 5 years

GST: 1% additional tax dropped; states to get full compensation for first 5 years

The Cabinet on Thursday cleared changes in the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill, dropping 1 percent manufacturing tax and providing guarantee to compensate states for any revenue loss in the first five years of rollout of the proposed indirect tax regime.

Cabinet raises foreign shareholding limit to 15% in stock exchanges

Cabinet raises foreign shareholding limit to 15% in stock exchanges

The Cabinet also approved the proposal to allow foreign portfolio investors to acquire shares through initial allotment, besides secondary market, in the stock exchanges.

 

Breakthrough: Cabinet approves changes to GST Bill, states to get full compensation for first 5 years

Breakthrough: Cabinet approves changes to GST Bill, states to get full compensation for first 5 years

 The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved changes in the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill providing for full compensation to states for first five years of roll out of the new indirect tax regime.

7th Pay Commission: Gazette notification for implementation of salary hike likely this week

7th Pay Commission: Gazette notification for implementation of salary hike likely this week

The gazette notification for implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations is likely to be issued later this week.