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

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

Cabinet approves Bill to evict unauthorised occupants from govt quarters; legislation to come up in forthcoming Parliament session
India

Cabinet approves Bill to evict unauthorised occupants from govt quarters; legislation to come up in forthcoming Parliament session

The amendments to the eviction Bill approved by the Cabinet will facilitate smooth and speedy eviction of unauthorised occupants from government residences, and those vacant residences will be available for allotment to eligible persons on maturity of their turn in the waiting list.

Narendra Modi's first decisions set tone of second term in office; welfare likely to be focus of NDA-II regime
Politics

Narendra Modi's first decisions set tone of second term in office; welfare likely to be focus of NDA-II regime

The decisions taken within 24 hours after Modi and his Council of Ministers were sworn in have heightened expectations from the first regular budget of the Modi 2.0 government. If this much could be given by an executive order then people would surely hope for more to be contained in finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech

Cabinet showers sops in final meeting before MCC kicks in: What government can and can't do after poll dates are out
India

Cabinet showers sops in final meeting before MCC kicks in: What government can and can't do after poll dates are out

The Model Code of Conduct (MCC) is a directive principle laid out by the Election Commission of India that holds the political parties and their candidates contesting elections to a minimum standards of behaviour

Daily Bulletin: Govt may file FIR on 'stolen' Rafale docs; Cabinet to hold last meeting before elections; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Govt may file FIR on 'stolen' Rafale docs; Cabinet to hold last meeting before elections; day's top stories

Today's top stories: A day after the government alleged that documents that found their way in a news report were stolen, the Rafale controversy rages on; the Union Cabinet is set to meet for the last time before the Lok Sabha elections 2019; Indian women take on England in their second T20I; and more.

Cabinet may announce relief package for farmers before interim budget; plan includes waiving premium for crop insurance
Business

Cabinet may announce relief package for farmers before interim budget; plan includes waiving premium for crop insurance

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh had recently indicated that the government would announce an agriculture package before the 2019-20 budget. The NDA government will present an interim budget on 1 February.

Cabinet approves setting up of three new AIIMS in Jammu, Kashmir and Gujarat regions at a total cost of Rs 4,684 crore
India

Cabinet approves setting up of three new AIIMS in Jammu, Kashmir and Gujarat regions at a total cost of Rs 4,684 crore

With an aim to expand the outreach of quality health care to the remote corners of the nation, the Union Cabinet gave its nod to the proposal for establishing three new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) including one each for Jammu and Kashmir region and one at Gujarat.

Centre's move to give 10% reservation to economically-backward upper castes puts Opposition on back foot
Politics

Centre's move to give 10% reservation to economically-backward upper castes puts Opposition on back foot

The meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament House on Monday was short — lasting barely half an hour, but it included a monumental decision that will impact the lives and mobility of crores of Indians.

Arvind Kejriwal holds back-to-back meetings at Delhi Secretariat, assesses water and power supply woes
India

Arvind Kejriwal holds back-to-back meetings at Delhi Secretariat, assesses water and power supply woes

Two days after ending his dharna at the L-G office, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday held back-to-back meetings at the Delhi Secretariat to review power and water supply situation in the city, before leaving for Bengaluru for treatment.

Government gives HDFC Bank's Rs 24,000 crore fund raising plan the green light
Business

Government gives HDFC Bank's Rs 24,000 crore fund raising plan the green light

Of the additional Rs 24,000 crore, Rs 8,500 crore is proposed to be allotted to HDFC Ltd, the promoter, on a preferential basis

FM Arun Jaitley attends Cabinet meeting, to chair GST Council meet on 4 May
Business

FM Arun Jaitley attends Cabinet meeting, to chair GST Council meet on 4 May

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has been clearing files from his residence where he has been confined since beginning of this month

Centre hikes dearness allowance to 5% for 1.1 crore employees, pensioners
Business

Centre hikes dearness allowance to 5% for 1.1 crore employees, pensioners

The decision to hike dearness allowance was taken at the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Govt to set up alternative mechanism for banks' consolidation: FM Arun Jaitley
Business

Govt to set up alternative mechanism for banks' consolidation: FM Arun Jaitley

The Alternative Mechanism will be decided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said after the Union Cabinet meeting

Panama papers probe: Nawaz Sharif calls emergency Cabinet meeting amid calls for resignation
World

Panama papers probe: Nawaz Sharif calls emergency Cabinet meeting amid calls for resignation

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday convened an emergency Cabinet meeting to chalk out a strategy to counter the Panama case probe panel

Demonetisation ordinance passed: Holding old notes a criminal offence post 31 March
Politics

Demonetisation ordinance passed: Holding old notes a criminal offence post 31 March

The ordinance is being brought as it was found to be necessary to prevent future litigations against the government for junking Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes

Demonetisation: Cabinet to decide on note ban ordinance today; another promise breach on cards?
Politics

Demonetisation: Cabinet to decide on note ban ordinance today; another promise breach on cards?

If the ordinance, to be taken up by the Cabinet today, specifies the date for demonetisation as 30 December, that will mean prime minister Narendra Modi and RBI are going back on another promise they made

Cabinet to consider Budget presentation on February 1
Politics

Cabinet to consider Budget presentation on February 1

Pre-budget consultations to be completed by 25 December; ministries and departments to present their demand for grants by 7 February 2017

Govt defers decision on ONGC, Coal India, NHPC stake sale
Economy

Govt defers decision on ONGC, Coal India, NHPC stake sale

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs did not take up the disinvestment proposals as the minister concerned was not present, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters here after the CCEA meeting.

Protests break out in Seemandhra over Telangana issue
India

Protests break out in Seemandhra over Telangana issue

Protesters took to streets in different parts of Seemandhra (Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra) and laid siege to the residences of union ministers and MPs, demanding their resignation to mount pressure on the central government to keep the state united.