'No government bungalow to be converted into memorial'

No government bungalow in Delhi will henceforth be converted into any memorial, the Union Cabinet decided on Saturday, weeks after a row over RLD chief Ajit Singh's demand for making his official residence a memorial of his father and former Prime Minister Charan Singh.

Union Cabinet recommends imposition of President's Rule in Maharashtra: Sources
Union Cabinet recommends imposition of President's Rule in Maharashtra: Sources

A day after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned from his post following the end of 15-year-old Congress-NCP alliance in the state, the Union Cabinet on Saturday evening recommended President's Rule in Assembly poll-bound Maharashtra, official sources said.

Union Cabinet approves 'Swachh Bharat Mission'

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the "Swachh Bharat Mission" aimed at creating a clean India by 2019 with people's participation.

'Bill to regulate surrogacy likely to come in Winter Session of Parliament'

A bill to regulate assisted reproduction like surrogacy and in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is likely to be introduced in the Winter Session of Parliament, a senior Health Ministry official said on Monday.

Union Cabinet gives nod to National Ayush Mission

Government today approved launching of National Ayush Mission (NAM) to address gaps in health services in vulnerable and far-flung areas of the country.

J&K floods: Union Cabinet to meet today to review situation

The Union Cabinet is likely to hold a review meeting here this evening to discuss the situation arising out of the flood relief and rescue operations in Jammu and Kashmir.

Union Cabinet lauds PM Narendra Modi for his successful Japan visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Thursday lauded by his ministerial colleagues at a meeting of the Union Cabinet for his successful and effective visit to Japan.

DCW chief welcomes amendment to Juvenile Justice Act

Delhi Commission for Women chief, Barkha Singh Shukla, said that she welcomes the amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act passed by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday.

Cabinet defers decision on bill to scrap collegium system

A decision on a Law Ministry proposal to bring constitutional amendment bill to scrap the collegium system of appointment of judges was deferred by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday.

Union Cabinet approves lowering juvenile age from 18 to 16 years for serious crimes

In a major decision the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved lowering of age of juveniles from eighteen to sixteen years.

Cabinet to take up amendments in Juvenile Justice Act today

The Union Cabinet will on Wednesday discuss a proposal which calls for giving more powers to the Juvenile Justice Board to decide on whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes such as rape is to be sent to a correctional centres or tried in a regular court.

Cabinet to take up Juvenile Justice Act amendments on Tuesday

A proposal to decide on whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes is to be sent to a observation home or tried in a regular court, is likely to be taken up by cabinet o Wednesday.

Union Cabinet clears 49% FDI in insurance sector

The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared the proposal to raise foreign direct investment (FDI) in the insurance sector from the current 26 percent to 49 percent.

Cabinet approves President`s address to joint session

President Pranab Mukherjee`s address to the joint session of Parliament, which would outline the Narendra Modi government`s goals, was approved by the Union Cabinet Wednesday, said informed sources.

Union Cabinet mourns Munde`s death, says he was a visionary

The Union Cabinet Tuesday condoled the death of Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde and said that in his demise the country has lost a visionary leader who was held in high esteem across the political spectrum.

Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth gets six-month extension

Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, who is due to retire on June 14, was on Monday given a six-month extension in service, the second time he has got it in the top bureaucratic post.

After Finance Ministry objection, Railways stops officers` promotion

The Railway Ministry has stopped promotion of officers in two of its secretarial services after alleged irregularities were pointed out by the Finance Ministry.

Kamal Nath to be Protem Speaker; Parliament Session from June 4-11: Naidu

The Union Cabinet-led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Thursday and decided to conduct a brief session of Parliament from June 4 to 11.

Rajnath Singh takes charge as Union Home Minister

Rajnath Singh, under whose stewardship BJP has stormed to power with its highest-ever tally, on Thursday took charge as the Union Home Minister.

Union Cabinet meeting postponed till 11 am Thursday

The Union Cabinet meet that was scheduled for Wednesday evening has been postponed till 11 am tomorrow.