Union Cabinet condoles loss of lives in Gurdaspur attack

Union Cabinet on Tuesday condoled the death of the Punjab police personnel and civilians who lost their lives in the Gurdaspur terror attack.

Thousands pay homage to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam: As it happened on Tuesday

The body of India's favourite (former) president APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away in Shillong, Meghalaya, on Monday evening, was brought to Delhi on Tuesday afternoon. Kalam died after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.

Land Bill: Centre open to states framing own laws

The government is open to the idea of states framing their own land acquisition laws, the joint parliamentary panel examining the related bill has been informed, a move which is seen as an effort to break the logjam on the contentious measure.

Cabinet approves Phase II of eCourts Mission Mode Project

The Union cabinet on Thursday approved the second phase of 'eCourts Mission Mode Project' at an estimated cost of Rs.1,670 crore.

Cabinet nod for expert group to classify caste names

The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday gave its approval to a proposal to form an expert group under the chairmanship of Niti Aayog vice chairperson Arvind Panagariya to classify caste names returned in the Socio-Economic and Caste Census, 2011 (SECC).

Cabinet okays Odisha, Andhra cyclone risk revised cost

The union cabinet on Thursday approved the revised cost estimates for phase-I of the national cyclone risk mitigation project for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.

Cabinet defers decision on Arbitration Act amendment

The Union Cabinet on Thursday deferred a decision on the amendment of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, which seeks to fix a timeline for settling commercial disputes and a cap on arbitration fee, amid opposition from a section of arbitrators.

Cabinet approves two highway development projects

The union cabinet on Wednesday approved two highway development projects, worth Rs 4,720.92 crore, in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Telangana.

President Pranab Mukherjee gives nod to re-promulgation of Land Acquisition Ordinance
President Pranab Mukherjee gives nod to re-promulgation of Land Acquisition Ordinance

A day after Union Cabinet recommended re-promulgation of the controversial Land Acquisition Ordinance, President Pranab Mukherjee gave his approval for it on Sunday.

Cabinet approves MoU with Bangladesh on trafficking

The cabinet on Saturday approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh on the prevention of human trafficking and speedy prosecution, a PIB tweet said.

Cabinet decides to re-promulgate Land Acquisition Ordinance for third time
Cabinet decides to re-promulgate Land Acquisition Ordinance for third time

The Union Cabinet Saturday recommended re-promulgation of the controversial Land Acquisition Ordinance.

No clue on my non-inclusion in Union Cabinet: Shatrughan

Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday said he has no clue as to why he has not been included in the Union Cabinet and asserted the party leadership should fix a role for him in the coming Bihar assembly polls befitting his stature.

Cabinet nod to PSLV continuation programme

The union cabinet on Thursday gave its approval for the constinuation of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) programme for 15 operational flights (PSLV-C36 to PSLV-C50).

Cabinet approves amendment to Child Labour Act, allows minors to work in non-hazardous industries
Cabinet approves amendment to Child Labour Act, allows minors to work in non-hazardous industries

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an amendment in Child Labour Act allowing children above 14 years to work in non-hazardous industries run by family.

Cabinet okays new communication satellite

The union cabinet on Wednesday approved building of a new communication satellite - GSAT-18.

Govt plans making Law Commission into a permanent body

Government plans to make Law Commission, which advises government on complex legal issues, into a permanent body, a move aimed at bringing continuity in its functioning.