Several new Union Ministers will be able to move in to their allotted bungalows by the end of this month after repair work is completed in about 25 houses vacated by previous occupants.
The Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to an ordinance to implement the Food Security Bill.
Prominent Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal accused 15 UPA ministers of being steeped in corruption and said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was also not untouched by the menace.
Do our politicians have the gumption to practice what they preach in public?
Team Anna member Kiran Bedi Wednesday sought an independent agency to probe the graft charges they have levelled against 14 ministers, including Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.
Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Monday appeared to approve the candidature of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for the President`s post.
Team Anna clubbed PM Manmohan Singh and FM Pranab Mukherjee with 13 other Cabinet Ministers, whom they accused of corruption.
Some of the prominent UPA Ministers came under fire from Team Anna at the fast venue of Anna Hazare with the activist`s close aide Arvind Kejriwal.
Cabinet ministers in the first
term of the UPA government spent more than Rs 300 crore
on their foreign and domestic travels in the last three years.
In keeping with Congress president Sonia Gandhi`s call to observe austerity measures, UPA ministers have been advised to travel in economy class and not hold press conferences in five-star hotels, Cabinet sources said on Thursday.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai