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Govt could push a Rs 8,000 cr package for the sugar industry, says food minister Ram Vilas Paswan
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Govt could push a Rs 8,000 cr package for the sugar industry, says food minister Ram Vilas Paswan

A bailout package has been worked out as sugar mills' financial health has worsened due to sharp fall in prices following a record sugar production of over 31.6 million tonnes so far in the 2017-18 marketing year (October-September).

Karnataka Cabinet tussle: Congress gets home ministry while Janata Dal(Secular) manages to wriggle finance
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Karnataka Cabinet tussle: Congress gets home ministry while Janata Dal(Secular) manages to wriggle finance

Amid the counting of votes for the various bypolls and a thumping win for Congress in the RR Nagar Assembly seat, some important portfolios for the Karnataka Cabinet have been announced on Thursday.

IBC: Cabinet approves amendments to bankruptcy code, proposes to classify home buyers at par with lenders
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IBC: Cabinet approves amendments to bankruptcy code, proposes to classify home buyers at par with lenders

The present amendment is based on recommendations of a 14-member government appointed committee that had last month suggested a slew of measures, including addressing woes of home buyers and making recoveries easier for lenders

Karnataka govt formation: Congress-JD(S) mull '20-13' formula for cabinet allocation; war over Dy CM post likely
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Karnataka govt formation: Congress-JD(S) mull '20-13' formula for cabinet allocation; war over Dy CM post likely

With the date for swearing-in of the coalition government in Karnataka approaching, Cabinet formation will be the next big-ticket item for JD(S)-Congress.

Plans afoot to set up 20 vehicle scrap centres, says steel secretary Aruna Sharma
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Plans afoot to set up 20 vehicle scrap centres, says steel secretary Aruna Sharma

The proposed vehicle scrapping policy for mandatory disposal of more than 20-year old commercial vehicles will go for the Cabinet nod soon

Union Cabinet approves extension of Scheduled Areas in Rajasthan; over 45 lakh tribals stand to benefit in state
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Union Cabinet approves extension of Scheduled Areas in Rajasthan; over 45 lakh tribals stand to benefit in state

The Union Cabinet gave approval for inclusion of certain areas in Rajasthan under the Fifth Schedule to the Constitution so that the tribals living there can avail the benefit of protective measures under its provisions.

Ahead of Jammu and Kashmir cabinet reshuffle, BJP ministers seek slots by playing caste card
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Ahead of Jammu and Kashmir cabinet reshuffle, BJP ministers seek slots by playing caste card

The BJP is facing pressure from MLAs seeking portfolios in the council of ministers based on their caste ahead of the Jammu and Kashmir cabinet reshuffle which is likely to be carried out before 27 April.

Amit Shah hails Centre's 'historic' decision to introduce death penalty for rape of minors below 12 years
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Amit Shah hails Centre's 'historic' decision to introduce death penalty for rape of minors below 12 years

Amit Shah on Saturday described the Union Cabinet's ordinance proposing death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below 12 years as "historic"

Haryana government to recover old-age scheme benefit from citizens who 'availed it by fake means'
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Haryana government to recover old-age scheme benefit from citizens who 'availed it by fake means'

The Haryana government has decided to recover the benefit availed by people under 'Old Age Allowance Scheme' by suppressing true information.

Govt relaxes rules for Coal India to ease coal-bed methane extraction
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Govt relaxes rules for Coal India to ease coal-bed methane extraction

Till now, Coal India Ltd had to apply to oil ministry for a licence to extract coal-bed methane (CBM) from its coal blocks

Ease of doing business: Cabinet delegates powers to oil, finance ministers to award oil blocks
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Ease of doing business: Cabinet delegates powers to oil, finance ministers to award oil blocks

Till now, only the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister had the powers to approve award of an block or area for exploration and production of oil and gas

Cabinet gives nod to moving official amendments in 2016 Surrogacy Bill in bid to ban commercialisation of practice
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Cabinet gives nod to moving official amendments in 2016 Surrogacy Bill in bid to ban commercialisation of practice

The Cabinet, on Wednesday, gave its approval for moving official amendments in a bill which aims at banning commercial surrogacy, allowing altruistic surrogacy to needy infertile couples and its effective regulation in the country.

Modicare gets nod from Cabinet, Union minister JP Nadda calls it 'visionary step towards universal health coverage'
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Modicare gets nod from Cabinet, Union minister JP Nadda calls it 'visionary step towards universal health coverage'

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the launch of Ayushman Bharat — National Health Protection Mission, which was a prominent feature in the Union Budget 2018-19

Haseeb Drabu sacked: Mehbooba Mufti has proven to be a wily politician, but must build trust with allies to keep unruly forces at bay
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Haseeb Drabu sacked: Mehbooba Mufti has proven to be a wily politician, but must build trust with allies to keep unruly forces at bay

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti urgently needs to build trust and a sense of united purpose, both within her party and with her coalition partners

Cabinet may consider relief package for debt-ridden telecom sector today
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Cabinet may consider relief package for debt-ridden telecom sector today

The Cabinet could consider relief measures for telecom industry at its meeting on Wednesday, the official said on condition of anonymity

Impact of PNB scam: Cabinet clears Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018, auditing watchdog NFRA; key highlights
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Impact of PNB scam: Cabinet clears Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018, auditing watchdog NFRA; key highlights

Here are key highlights of the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018 that the Union Cabinet approved on Thursday.

Delhi chief secretary 'assaulted' by AAP MLAs: By stalling work and hampering governance, bureaucracy acting like permanent Opposition
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Delhi chief secretary 'assaulted' by AAP MLAs: By stalling work and hampering governance, bureaucracy acting like permanent Opposition

The raging tempest between the elected state government in Delhi and the local bureaucracy hit a veritable rock-bottom when, on Monday, the Delhi Government Employees Association — one of the many such cabals of its ilk — came out with a strongly worded demand that the Delhi chief minister and deputy chief minister need to publicly apologise for the alleged assault of the chief secretary by two AAP MLAs.

Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash attends first official meet with CM Arvind Kejriwal after 'assault' by AAP MLAs
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Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash attends first official meet with CM Arvind Kejriwal after 'assault' by AAP MLAs

Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash on Tuesday attended a Cabinet meeting to finalise dates for the Delhi Assembly's Budget Session.

Australia deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce quits Cabinet over harassment claim, will not resign from Parliament
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Australia deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce quits Cabinet over harassment claim, will not resign from Parliament

Australia's deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce resigned on Friday from the Cabinet after allegations emerged that he sexually harassed a woman

Govt clears opening up of commercial coal mining to private firms; ends CIL monopoly
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Govt clears opening up of commercial coal mining to private firms; ends CIL monopoly

In a major reform in the coal sector since its nationalisation in 1973, the government on Tuesday allowed private companies to mine the fossil fuel for commercial use, ending the monopoly of state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL)