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Union Cabinet approves metro rail project for Indore, Bhopal ahead of Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls
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Union Cabinet approves metro rail project for Indore, Bhopal ahead of Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls

The Indore project will run along the Ring Line (Bengali Square-Vijay Nagar-Bhawarsala-Airport-Patasia-Bengali Square). The total number of stations on the line are 30.

Union Cabinet approves plans to let Indian Railways commercially develop land, air space at stations
India

Union Cabinet approves plans to let Indian Railways commercially develop land, air space at stations

The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) will be the nodal agency for the development of stations which will leverage commercial development of land and air space in and around the stations.

Cabinet hikes minimum support prices of Rabi crops; MSP for wheat up by Rs 105 per quintal for 2018-19
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Cabinet hikes minimum support prices of Rabi crops; MSP for wheat up by Rs 105 per quintal for 2018-19

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in its meeting on Wednesday approved minimum support prices (MSP) of Rabi crops

Agri export policy likely to be cleared in next few days, says commerce minister Suresh Prabhu
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Agri export policy likely to be cleared in next few days, says commerce minister Suresh Prabhu

The 'National Agriculture Export Policy' is formulated in line with the vision to double the farmers' income and increase the share of agricultural exports from present about $30 billion to over $60 billion by 2022.

BJP says triple talaq ordinance huge step towards women's empowerment, claims Congress 'politicised' issue
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BJP says triple talaq ordinance huge step towards women's empowerment, claims Congress 'politicised' issue

The Congress should be ashamed for politicising the issue for so many years, BJP leader Kapil Sibal said.

Calm returns to Dhaka as students' protests dwindle; court orders police to admit arrested photojournalist Shahidul Alam to hospital
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Calm returns to Dhaka as students' protests dwindle; court orders police to admit arrested photojournalist Shahidul Alam to hospital

While journalists' groups called for proper investigation over attacks on media persons covering the protests, there was relative calm in Dhaka throughout Tuesday with buses returning to streets after the Cabinet approved a new road safety law.

LIC-IDBI Bank deal: Cabinet clears insurer’s purchase of controlling stake in troubled lender via preferential shares
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LIC-IDBI Bank deal: Cabinet clears insurer’s purchase of controlling stake in troubled lender via preferential shares

LIC already has 7-7.5 percent stake in the IDBI Bank and will acquire the remaining for majority holding.

Punjab cabinet approves restoration of reservation for Scheduled Caste (SC) state government employees
India

Punjab cabinet approves restoration of reservation for Scheduled Caste (SC) state government employees

In a reprieve to the state government employees belonging to Scheduled Castes, the Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved the proposal for restoration of the reservation of 14 percent to Scheduled Caste (SC) employees in Group-A and Group-B and 20 percent in Group-C and Group-D services for filling up the vacancies by promotion.

Govt hikes sugarcane price by Rs 20 per quintal to Rs 275 for the next marketing year starting October
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Govt hikes sugarcane price by Rs 20 per quintal to Rs 275 for the next marketing year starting October

The Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) had recommended Rs 20 per quintal hike in the FRP of sugarcane at Rs 275 per quintal for the next season

Commerce ministry to soon seek Cabinet nod for proposed Multimodal Transportation of Goods Bill 2018
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Commerce ministry to soon seek Cabinet nod for proposed Multimodal Transportation of Goods Bill 2018

Multimodal transportation includes a combination of more than one mode of movement, such as rail, road or sea, for end-to-end delivery of goods

Higher MSP not to impact fiscal deficit target, says union minister Arun Jaitley
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Higher MSP not to impact fiscal deficit target, says union minister Arun Jaitley

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government's fiscal deficit target would not be breached on account of higher MSP for 14 crops as large provisioning for food subsidy has already been made in the Budget for current fiscal

MSP hike to push retail inflation by 70 bps, roil fiscal numbers, warn economists and analysts
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MSP hike to push retail inflation by 70 bps, roil fiscal numbers, warn economists and analysts

The government on Wednesday hiked the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy by a record Rs 200 per quintal for 2018-19. It will cost the exchequer over Rs 15,000 crore

Agriculture-linked stocks soar up to 13% post hike in minimum support price for paddy
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Agriculture-linked stocks soar up to 13% post hike in minimum support price for paddy

The cabinet on Wednesday approved the minimum support prices (MSP) of 14 kharif (summer-sown) crops for the 2018-19 season

In a move to boost sugar industry, govt hikes ethanol price by Rs 2.85 per litre for 2018-19
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In a move to boost sugar industry, govt hikes ethanol price by Rs 2.85 per litre for 2018-19

The sugar industry and even NCP supremo Sharad Pawar had demanded a higher ethanol price to improve the liquidity of cash-starved mills and enable them clear cane arrears that have crossed Rs 22,000 crore.

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

Infighting, rebellions plague 'stable' JD(S)-Congress govt; parties look to placate disgruntled ranks
Politics

Infighting, rebellions plague 'stable' JD(S)-Congress govt; parties look to placate disgruntled ranks

JD(S)-Congress may have succeeded in halting BJP, but challenges facing the combine became apparent as dissidence reared its ugly head in both the parties.

Industrial training institutes may soon get a CBSE-like separate board; Cabinet note ready for approval
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Industrial training institutes may soon get a CBSE-like separate board; Cabinet note ready for approval

If the board for industrial training institutes is set up, these graduates will be able to pursue regular courses in other schools and colleges.

Government clears revised norms for time-bound closure of sick public sector units
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Government clears revised norms for time-bound closure of sick public sector units

The government on Wednesday approved revised guidelines for time-bound closure of sick and loss making central public sector enterprises and the disposal of their movable and immovable assets.

Government hikes basic pay of Gramin Dak Sevaks to up to Rs 14,500 per month
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Government hikes basic pay of Gramin Dak Sevaks to up to Rs 14,500 per month

There are around 2.6 lakh Gramin Dak Sevaks working across country

Ahead of elections, Cabinet approves Rs 8,500 cr bailout package for cash-starved sugar industry
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Ahead of elections, Cabinet approves Rs 8,500 cr bailout package for cash-starved sugar industry

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs 8,500 crore bailout package for the sugar industry which includes Rs 4,500 crore soft loan for building ethanol production capacity and creating a 3 million tonne stockpile to soak up excess supply