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Union Cabinet gives approval for 10% EWS quota in J&K

The Union Cabinet has approved the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, paving the way to extend the 10% reservation for the economically weaker section in educational institutes and government offices in the state. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 01, 2019, 06:54 AM IST

Government to give more teeth to NIA

The Union Cabinet is learnt to have approved a proposal to amend two laws to give more teeth to the NIA in probing terror cases in India and abroad, sources said on Monday.

Jun 24, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

DNA profiling bill likely to come up before Cabinet on Monday

The legislation seeks to establish a National DNA Data Bank and Regional DNA Data Banks

Jun 24, 2019, 08:44 AM IST

Union Cabinet approves new bill to make Aadhaar people friendly

The amendments proposed in the new Bill are the same as those contained in the Ordinance promulgated March 2, 2019 by President Ram Nath Kovind. 

Jun 13, 2019, 19:37 PM IST

Union Cabinet approves triple talaq bill

The Union Cabinet approved the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 by replacing the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Second Ordinance, 2019 (Ord.4 of 2019). Watch this video to know more.

Jun 13, 2019, 09:28 AM IST

Union Cabinet approves new Triple Talaq Bill, extends President's Rule in J&K for six months

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 by replacing the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Second Ordinance, 2019.

Jun 12, 2019, 20:31 PM IST

Deshhit: Know top 20 desh hit news of today

This segment of Zee News brings top 20 news stories of the day. Watch top 20 big stories with details.

Jun 12, 2019, 20:18 PM IST

Union Cabinet may consider fresh bill to ban Triple Talaq

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a fresh bill to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, which, once passed by Parliament, will replace an ordinance issued earlier this year.

With the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha last month, the contentious bill had lapsed as it could not be passed by Parliament and was pending in Rajya Sabha.

Jun 12, 2019, 19:58 PM IST

First council of ministers meeting of new government at 5 PM today

The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said Tuesday. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 12, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Union Cabinet may take call on Triple Talaq Bill today; All you need to know

The Union Cabinet is likely to take a call on a fresh bill to ban the practice of instant triple talaq in its meeting on Wednesday, sources said. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 12, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Govt to issue Rs 550 coin to commemorate birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

1496 was the year when the founder of Sikhism and the first of the 10 gurus, Guru Nanak Dev was born.

Jun 05, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

Narendra Modi government 2.0: 51 crorepati ministers, 22 face criminal cases, says ADR

The ADR released the findings after analysing affidavits of 56 of the 58 ministers, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, from the 17th Lok Sabha and the current Rajya Sabha. 

Jun 01, 2019, 09:31 AM IST

More MPs from West Bengal will be inducted in Narendra Modi govt: BJP

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said that more MPs from West Bengal will be inducted in the Mofi govt.

May 31, 2019, 21:27 PM IST

First session of Parliament to begin from June 17; Union Budget to be presented on July 5

The Budget Session of Parliament is likely to be held from June 17 till July 26, in which regular budget will be presented.

May 31, 2019, 19:46 PM IST

PM Modi keeps promise, forms 'Jal Shakti' Ministry under Gajendra Shekhawat

The minister said as promised in the party manifesto, the priority will be to provide clean drinking water to everyone.

May 31, 2019, 19:17 PM IST

Comparison with PM Modi unfair, says newly-elected MoS Pratap Chandra Sarangi

"I don't know why people call me Odisha's Modi. There are no comparisons at all. I am a common man while Modi is an unusual talent," Sarangi said in an interview after being appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and in the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries.

May 31, 2019, 19:03 PM IST

From ensuring safe workplaces for women to tackling malnutrition, challenges abound for Smriti Irani

Irani, the youngest face in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet at 43, who emerged as a 'giant slayer' after defeating Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi has retained the charge of Textiles Ministry.

May 31, 2019, 18:52 PM IST

Ravi Shankar Prasad emerges bigger as Telecom Ministry gets added to his kitty

"I am grateful to the PM for entrusting me with such responsibility. In telecom, I will first hold meetings to take a long-term view, and also see how a greater synergy can be driven in IT and communications," Prasad told reporters after being named the Minister for the three portfolios.

May 31, 2019, 18:35 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet's first decision - major changes approved in PM's Scholarship Scheme

The Modi Cabinet on Friday approved major changes in the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme.

May 31, 2019, 18:17 PM IST

Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers: Check state-wise weightage

Here's a state-wise breakup of the new Modi cabinet:

 

May 31, 2019, 16:12 PM IST