Cabinet approves formation of JV with states for rail projects

Cabinet approves formation of JV with states for rail projects

With a view to ensure greater participation of states, Union Cabinet on Wednesday allowed the Railways to form Joint Venture companies with state governments to mobilize resources for speedy implementation of rail projects.

 

Tuki expresses surprise over Cabinet move on Arunachal

This is really shocking as the Centre did not consult the state government before taking such a harsh decision, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki said.  

President's rule in Arunachal 'murder' of Constitution, says Arvind Kejriwal

President's rule in Arunachal 'murder' of Constitution, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday expressed "shock" at Cabinet's recommendation for imposition of President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh , terming it as "murder" of the country's Constitution.

Presidential rule declared in Arunachal Pradesh due to political crisis

The Union Cabinet has recommended President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh due to the political crisis.

Centre clears new power tariff policy to boost investment, clean energy

Centre clears new power tariff policy to boost investment, clean energy

The Centre on Wednesday unveiled a new power tariff policy which allows 100 percent expansion by existing power plants, passing on levies to consumers and purchase of 100 percent electricity produced from waste.

 

Cabinet approves new crop insurance scheme

Union Cabinet shows green flag to Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme which will benefit the farmers of India a lot.

Union Cabinet clears Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Australia

Union Cabinet clears Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Australia

In a major development, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Australia.

Cabinet nod to Lucknow metro rail project phase-1A

The union cabinet on Tuesday approved the Lucknow Metro Rail Project Phase-1A, which will cover a length of 22.878 km with 22 stations, an official statement said.

Govt holds high-level meet on National Herald case fallout

Govt holds high-level meet on National Herald case fallout

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy is the complainant in the case.

Union Cabinet approves Status-cum-Progress Report on interlinking of rivers

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the Status-cum-Progress Report by the Ministry of Water Resources related to the interlinking of rivers.

Cabinet nod to four rail line projects worth Rs 8351 crore

Cabinet nod to four rail line projects worth Rs 8351 crore

Seeking to give a boost to the railway infrastructure, Government on Wednesday gave its nod to four rail line projects in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh at a cost of around Rs 8351 crore.

Govt fixes maximum marketing margin for natural gas

Govt fixes maximum marketing margin for natural gas

The government on Wednesday fixed a maximum marketing margin that firms like Reliance Industries can charge on selling natural gas to fertiliser and LPG plants at Rs 200, a 12.5 percent cut from current charge of Rs 225.

 

Govt clears Mylan's takeover of Jai Pharma

The government on Thursday approved the proposal of global pharma major Mylan to invest USD 750 million in its Indian arm to help it acquire Taparia family-owned Jai Pharma Ltd (JPL).

Govt unveils scheme to revive debt-ridden discoms

Govt unveils scheme to revive debt-ridden discoms

The Union Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved a scheme to ease the financial crunch facing power distribution companies, or discoms, that has impaired their ability to buy electricity.

Cabinet may take up discoms burgeoning debt issue tomorrow

Hit by subsidised tariffs, state electricity discoms are facing cash crunch and are incurring annual losses of about Rs 60,000-70,000 crore.

Three AIIMS for Maharashtra, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh approved

Centre approved three new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences for Maharashtra, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh 

National War Memorial will be a perfect tribute to our brave soldiers: PM Modi

National War Memorial will be a perfect tribute to our brave soldiers: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the National War Memorial will be a perfect tribute to the brave soldiers of India.

National War Memorial near India Gate gets Cabinet approval

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the construction of National War Memorial and Museum near the famed India Gate in the national capital.

Govt clears bonus for railways employees

Govt clears bonus for railways employees

Ahead of the festive season, government on Wednesday cleared a proposal to give productivity linked bonus to about 12 lakh railway employees.

Cabinet extends time limit of control order for pulses, oilseeds

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday extended the time limit of the "control order" for pulses, edible oils and oilseeds by another year till September 30, 2016, to enable the state governments to take appropriate measures for their availability.