One Rank-One Pension scheme gets ex-post facto Union Cabinet nod

One Rank-One Pension scheme gets ex-post facto Union Cabinet nod

The One Rank-One Pension scheme, brought in last November to benefit more than 2.5 million ex- servicemen and war widows, today received ex-post facto approval from the Union Cabinet.

Cabinet clears revised crude oil import policy for upstream PSUs

Cabinet clears revised crude oil import policy for upstream PSUs

This will provide a more efficient, flexible and dynamic policy for crude procurement, eventually benefiting the consumers.

 

Cabinet approves procurement of launch services for GSAT-11

Cabinet approves procurement of launch services for GSAT-11

GSAT-11 will be ready for launch by the end of 2016.

Cabinet approves construction of 2.95 crore rural houses under Housing for All by 2022 scheme

Cabinet approves construction of 2.95 crore rural houses under Housing for All by 2022 scheme

The Union Cabinet, in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its nod for the implementation of the rural component of the scheme.

Cabinet approves Rs 21,274 crore nutrient-based subsidy

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Rs 21,274 crore nutrient-based subsidy for P&K fertiliser for 2016-17.

 

Cabinet nod to construction of 2.95 crore houses in rural areas under Housing for All scheme

Cabinet nod to construction of 2.95 crore houses in rural areas under Housing for All scheme

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave nod to construction of 2.95 crore houses in rural areas under Housing for All scheme.

Holi gift for central govt employees: Dearness allowance hiked by 6% to 125%

Holi gift for central govt employees: Dearness allowance hiked by 6% to 125%

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday hiked dearness allowance (DA) to 125 percent from existing 119 per cent, which would benefit over 10 million central government employees and pensioners.

Cabinet clears new price formula for undeveloped gas finds

In a boost to firms like ONGC and Reliance Industries, the Cabinet today approved a new price formula for their undeveloped gas discoveries in difficult areas, which will lead to a near-doubling of rates.

Cabinet apprised of Japanese, Russian railway agreements

The union cabinet was apprised of three important technological cooperation agreements Indian Railways inked with Japan and Russia in December 2015.

Good news! No service charge, surcharge on card payments

Good news! No service charge, surcharge on card payments

 No surcharge, service charge and convenience fee will be levied on card and digital payment, said Union Cabinet on Wednesday.

 

Cabinet approves WTO's trade facilitation pact

Cabinet approves WTO's trade facilitation pact

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) which aims at easing customs procedures to boost commerce.

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.