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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.

 

PM Narendra Modi's new Cabinet – Here's the new list of Council of Ministers

PM Narendra Modi's new Cabinet – Here's the new list of Council of Ministers

In a major ministerial shake up two years since he took over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inducted 19 new faces, including BJP leaders SS Ahluwalia, MJ Akbar and Vijay Goel, while elevating Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar.

Stocks get the global blues again, Sensex trips 112 points

Stocks get the global blues again, Sensex trips 112 points

Mirroring global weakness, the Sensex Tuesday took its first hit in seven sessions by falling 112 points ahead of key central bank announcements, including US Fed's June minutes.

Gear up for Parliament's Monsoon Session, visit your constituencies: PM Modi to new ministers

Gear up for Parliament's Monsoon Session, visit your constituencies: PM Modi to new ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is believed to have told his newly inducted ministers to start preparing for the upcoming Monsoon Session.

Narendra Modi informed Prakash Javadekar about his elevation in Cabinet

Prakash Javadekar was in Berlin for a Climate Change Conference when he was told by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reach Delhi "immediately".

19 new faces to be inducted in Union Cabinet by PM Modi?

19 new faces to be inducted in Union Cabinet by PM Modi?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday night quoted as saying that tomorrow's expansion of his ministry will reflect "budget focus and priorities".

No discussions with Sena on Union Cabinet expansion: Uddhav

No discussions with Sena on Union Cabinet expansion: Uddhav

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said BJP central leadership has not held in any discussion with him on the Union Cabinet expansion and that his party will not stand on anybody's doors seeking favours.

PM Narendra Modi to rejig Cabinet on Tuesday - Here's list of MPs who may secure ministerial berth

PM Narendra Modi to rejig Cabinet on Tuesday - Here's list of MPs who may secure ministerial berth

A major Union Cabinet expansion is all set to take place on Tuesday, a day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi leave on four-nation tour on July 6, according to media reports.

Amid speculation of Cabinet reshuffle, PM Modi meets his ministers

Amid speculation of Cabinet reshuffle, PM Modi meets his ministers

Narendra Modi became Prime Minister in May 2014.

Know the final recommendations of 7th Pay Commission in a nutshell

Know the final recommendations of 7th Pay Commission in a nutshell

Know here the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission, cleared by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday  in a nutshell.

7th Central Pay Commission: 14 key facts that all government employees must know

7th Central Pay Commission: 14 key facts that all government employees must know

Here are the 14 key facts that all government employees should know about the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission, accepted by the Narendra Modi government.

7th Pay Commission: LIVE streaming of FM Jaitley Cabinet briefing

7th Pay Commission: LIVE streaming of FM Jaitley Cabinet briefing

7th Pay Commission: LIVE streaming of FM Jaitley Cabinet briefing

Cabinet clears act which will allow malls, restaurants to remain open 24*7

Share Bazar, Mandi Live, Aap Ka Bazar, First Trade, Big Debate etc.

7th Pay Commission: Gratuity ceiling doubled to Rs 20 lakh

7th Pay Commission: Gratuity ceiling doubled to Rs 20 lakh

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the pay panel recommendation of doubling ceiling of gratuity from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 20 lakh.

Now Banks, malls, shops can remain open 24X7; cabinet clears Model Shop & Establishment Act

Now Banks, malls, shops can remain open 24X7; cabinet clears Model Shop & Establishment Act

Seeking to provide greater flexibility to retailers, banks, shops as well as malls on various issues including the timings of opening and closing of shops throughout the year, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the Model Shop & Establishment Act.

7th Pay Commission: Overview and Highlights

7th Pay Commission: Overview and Highlights

Know the overview and highlights of 7th Pay Commission report.