Union Cabinet

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday approved the provisions of reservations in admission for EWS students in Central Educational Institutions.

New Delhi: Terming the ‘triple talaq’ ordinance cleared by the Union Cabinet “undemocratic and uncalled for”, the CPI-M on Thursday said that it tantamounts to bypassing Parliament where a bill on the issue is pending. “The ordinance brought about by the central government is uncalled for and is motivated by considerations other than the welfare of …

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday went on back foot over the SC/ST Act, restoring the provision of arrest of accused without preliminary enquiry or prior approval that was recently struck down by the Supreme Court. Under attack from the opposition, Dalit groups and its allies, the Modi government on Wednesday decided to …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the Union Cabinet’s decision to give Minimum Support Price (MSP) of 1.5 times on the input cost to farmers as “historic”. He also asserted that his government will continue to take steps for the welfare of the farming community. “I am delighted that the government has fulfilled …

New Delhi: In a major bid to boost flagging economic growth and increase bank credit flow, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday accorded approval for a massive recapitalisation plan for state-run banks worth Rs 2.11 lakh crore. Of this amount, a sum of Rs 1.55 lakh crore will be raised through recapitalisation bonds, Financial Services Secretary Rajiv …

Shimla: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues are among an array of leaders who will try to woo voters in favour of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the November 9 assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, said the official sources on Sunday. The ruling Congress, however, is yet to announce its leaders who would …

Patna: Downplaying the taunt of Lalu Prasad Yadav, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that there was not any plan to include Janata Dal (United) in the reshuffle of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s council of ministers that took place on Sunday. Nitish Kumar also rapped media for not verifying the facts before circulating …