Govt clears capital goods policy, eyes 21 million new jobs

Govt clears capital goods policy, eyes 21 million new jobs

Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the first-ever policy for the country's capital goods sector envisaging creation of over 21 million new jobs by 2025.

NEET issue: Centre clears ordinance delaying common entrance exam, move challenged in SC

NEET issue: Centre clears ordinance delaying common entrance exam, move challenged in SC

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Friday challenging the Centre's ordinance delaying the NEET examination by one year.

Wow! PM Modi tops the list of most social media savvy-ministers in Cabinet, Sushma second; full list here

Wow! PM Modi tops the list of most social media savvy-ministers in Cabinet, Sushma second; full list here

However, according to the study, PM Modi has led from the front in the social media department.

Plant 'moles' in terror groups like LeT, JeM, IS: Home Ministry's advise to Cabinet on fighting terrorism

Plant 'moles' in terror groups like LeT, JeM, IS: Home Ministry's advise to Cabinet on fighting terrorism

Counter terror organisations like NIA should have the right to plant its officers in terror groups both within and outside the country: Home Ministry.

By 2017 it will take only one month to register a trade mark

The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the national intellectual property rights (IPR) policy.

Defence Minister Manohar ​Parrikar to go back to Goa after Union Cabinet reshuffle?

Defence Minister Manohar ​Parrikar to go back to Goa after Union Cabinet reshuffle?

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar could return to his home-state Goa later this year, as per a media report.

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.