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.
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.
Gujarat Assembly opposition leader and senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela alleged here on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done "injustice" to the people of Gujarat by giving berth to only "one and a half" people from the state in his cabinet.
The new government was for a stable, transparent and investment friendly regime and for "good governance good legal regime is very necessary", said Ravi Shankar Prasad who took charge as Union Law Minister on Tuesday.
Thawar Chand Gehlot, one of the most recognised BJP face for Scheduled Castes in Madhya Pradesh, today made it to the senior ranks of the Narendra Modi government when he was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister.