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Coronavirus economic stimulus package: Cabinet approves Rs 10,000 cr scheme to support micro food processing units
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Coronavirus economic stimulus package: Cabinet approves Rs 10,000 cr scheme to support micro food processing units

The Union Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave approval for a new central scheme with an outlay of Rs 10,000 crore for providing credit-linked subsidy to 2 lakh micro food processing units across the country

Coronavirus economic stimulus package: Cabinet approves Rs 20,050 cr scheme for fisheries sector
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Coronavirus economic stimulus package: Cabinet approves Rs 20,050 cr scheme for fisheries sector

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a scheme to bring about a blue revolution through sustainable and responsible development of the fisheries sector with a total estimated investment of Rs 20,050 crore in the next five years

Coronavirus Lockdown: Cabinet approves Rs 3 lakh cr emergency credit line for MSME; loans at 9.25% rate
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Cabinet approves Rs 3 lakh cr emergency credit line for MSME; loans at 9.25% rate

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved additional funding of up to Rs 3 lakh crore at a concessional rate of 9.25 per cent through the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for the MSME sector hit hard by the coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus Outbreak: Cabinet okays supply of 2 kg extra subsidised foodgrains through ration shops
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Cabinet okays supply of 2 kg extra subsidised foodgrains through ration shops

To ensure sufficient supply during the lockdown, the government on Thursday decided to increase the monthly quota of subsidized foodgrains by 2 kg to 7kg per person through ration shops for 80 crore beneficiaries

Cabinet approves proposal to update National Population Register; exercise to be held between April and September 2020
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Cabinet approves proposal to update National Population Register; exercise to be held between April and September 2020

The Union Cabinet approved a proposal to update the National Population Register (NPR) on Tuesday, according to reports, even as several states, including West Bengal, Punjab and Kerala opposed its implementation

BPCL privatisation: IOC, other PSUs not to bid, hints Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
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BPCL privatisation: IOC, other PSUs not to bid, hints Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday hinted that public sector firms such as Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) may not be allowed to bid for buying government stake in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), for which a buyer may have to shell out as much as Rs 90,000 crore

Stake sale in BPCL, SCI, Concor to strengthen firms, bring in fresh investments: FICCI
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Stake sale in BPCL, SCI, Concor to strengthen firms, bring in fresh investments: FICCI

Industry body FICCI on Thursday hailed the centre's go-ahead to the sale of its stake BPCL, SCI and Concor stating that the move would strengthen the performance of these companies and bring in fresh investments for both modernisation and expansion

Part relief for telcos from 2-year spectrum moratorium but more measures needed, say analysts
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Part relief for telcos from 2-year spectrum moratorium but more measures needed, say analysts

The government's decision to grant two-year moratorium on spectrum payments to telecom companies will provide near-term cash flow relief, especially to Vodafone Idea, but the move by itself may not be enough to address leverage concerns of the troubled telcos, leading analysts said

BPCL, Shipping Corp of India shares hit 52-week high after privatisation move, pares gain later
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BPCL, Shipping Corp of India shares hit 52-week high after privatisation move, pares gain later

Shares of Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL), Shipping Corp of India (SCI) and Container Corp of India (Concor) showed mixed trend on Thursday after the Cabinet approved the sale of government's stake in these companies

Nirmala Sitharaman says govt approves import of 1.2 lakh tonnes onions to check rising prices
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Nirmala Sitharaman says govt approves import of 1.2 lakh tonnes onions to check rising prices

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to the Food Ministry's recent decision to import 1.2 lakh tonnes of onions in a bid to improve the domestic availability of the key kitchen staple and check prices

Govt hikes minimum support price of wheat by Rs 85 per quintal and pulses by up to Rs 325 per quintal
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Govt hikes minimum support price of wheat by Rs 85 per quintal and pulses by up to Rs 325 per quintal

The government on Wednesday increased the minimum support price (MSP) for wheat by Rs 85 to Rs 1,925 a quintal and for pulses by up to Rs 325 per quintal, official sources said

Cabinet to consider splitting GAIL; pipeline business not to be sold before 2022
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Cabinet to consider splitting GAIL; pipeline business not to be sold before 2022

The Union Cabinet may by next month consider a proposal to hive off state-run gas utility GAIL (India) Ltd's pipeline business into a separate entity but its sale to a strategic investor may not happen before 2022, sources privy to the development said

Govt increases dearness allowance by 5% for central govt employees, pensioners; move to cost exchequer Rs 16,000 cr
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Govt increases dearness allowance by 5% for central govt employees, pensioners; move to cost exchequer Rs 16,000 cr

The government on Wednesday announced the highest ever 5 percentage points increase in dearness allowance (DA) which will bring cheers to 50 lakh central employees and 65 lakh pensioners ahead of Diwali

Govt hikes ethanol procurement price for fuel blending; move may cut oil import bill by $1 bn annually
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Govt hikes ethanol procurement price for fuel blending; move may cut oil import bill by $1 bn annually

The government on Tuesday announced an increase in the price of ethanol procured by public sector oil marketing companies for one year starting December

Cabinet clears Rs 6,268-cr sugar export subsidy; move will help mills in clearing huge sugarcane arrears to farmers
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Cabinet clears Rs 6,268-cr sugar export subsidy; move will help mills in clearing huge sugarcane arrears to farmers

The government on Wednesday announced a Rs 6,268 crore subsidy for export of 6 million tonnes of sugar during the 2019-20 marketing year starting October in order to liquidate surplus domestic stock and help mills in clearing huge sugarcane arrears to farmers

Cabinet eases FDI rules for single brand retail; gives nod to 100% foreign investment in contract manufacturing, coal mining
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Cabinet eases FDI rules for single brand retail; gives nod to 100% foreign investment in contract manufacturing, coal mining

Briefing reporters on the decisions taken by the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) under automatic route in coal mining and associated infrastructure has been approved

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear petitions challenging abrogation of Article 370, Cabinet to consider relaxing some FDI norms; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: SC to hear petitions challenging abrogation of Article 370, Cabinet to consider relaxing some FDI norms; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370, related issues today; INX media case: SC extends interim protection to P Chidambaram from ED's arrest; day's top stories

BS Yediyurappa denies claims of dissatisfaction among ministers after Karnataka portfolio allocation, says there are 'no differences of opinion'
Politics

BS Yediyurappa denies claims of dissatisfaction among ministers after Karnataka portfolio allocation, says there are 'no differences of opinion'

Some reports in the media had surfaced, suggesting some party leaders were unhappy with Yediyurappa's allocation of portfolios in his Cabinet

Cabinet approves bill for 10% reservation to Jammu and Kashmir's EWS in jobs and educational institutions
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Cabinet approves bill for 10% reservation to Jammu and Kashmir's EWS in jobs and educational institutions

The Union cabinet approved a bill on Wednesday to provide up to 10 percent reservation to Jammu and Kashmir's economically-weaker sections in jobs and educational institutions

At all-party meet chaired by Narendra Modi in Parliament, Opposition seeks debate on farm distress, unemployment, drought
Politics

At all-party meet chaired by Narendra Modi in Parliament, Opposition seeks debate on farm distress, unemployment, drought

A day before the budget session, an all-party meeting was chaired by Narendra Modi in which the opposition demanded that issues such as farm distress, unemployment and drought should be debated upon in Parliament