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Govt clears Rs 30,274 cr Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Regional Rapid Transport System

'The Cabinet has approved construction of Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) covering a distance of 82.15 kilometres,': FM Arun Jaitley.

20 Feb 2019 1:09 PM

India needs fewer and mega banks: Jaitley

The Union Cabinet last month approved the merger of the three banks to create the country's third-largest lender after SBI and ICICI Bank.

18 Feb 2019 3:17 PM

Govt may consider approval of Rs 5,500-cr FAME-II scheme this month

The scheme in its second phase will offer a bouquet of incentives, such as exemption from paying road tax, registration fee.

17 Feb 2019 11:00 AM

Cabinet to soon consider relaxing local sourcing norms for single brand retailers

During April-September 2018-19, FDI in India declined by 11 per cent to USD 22.66 billion.

13 Feb 2019 2:06 PM

Cabinet clears setting up of centralised GST appellate authority

The setting up of a centralised AAAR would require amendments to the GST Acts.

23 Jan 2019 1:36 PM


Cabinet nod to mechanism for sale of enemy shares

A total number of 6,50,75,877 shares in 996 companies of 20,323 shareholders are under the custody of Custodian of Enemy Property of India (CEPI).

09 Nov 2018 7:00 AM

Cabinet approves additional 2 pc hike in DA; to benefit 1.1 cr employees

The impact on the exchequer on account of both DA and DR would be Rs 6,112.20 crore per annum.

29 Aug 2018 1:50 PM

Cabinet clears amendments to GST laws

There are 46 amendments which will allow employers to claim input tax credit on facilities like food, transport and insurance.

01 Aug 2018 4:21 PM

Cabinet approves Rs 8,500 cr bailout package for sugar industry

Ethanol doping in petrol will also help the country cut its oil imports.

06 Jun 2018 2:03 PM

Cabinet approves plan to install mobile towers in Meghalaya

The project will be funded by the Universal Service Obligation Fund.

23 May 2018 7:48 PM


Cabinet clears amendments to bankruptcy code

The panel had suggested that home buyers should be treated as financial creditors.

23 May 2018 5:03 PM

Cabinet approves MoU between India, Equatorial Guinea in medicine

The MoU on the same was signed on April 8 during President Ram Nath Kovind's visit to Equatorial Guinea.

17 May 2018 8:57 AM

Cabinet approves MSP hike for raw jute

Increase in MSP is expected to ensure appropriate minimum prices to the farmers and step up investment in Jute cultivation.

26 Apr 2018 9:17 AM

Cabinet may review FDI policy in certain sectors tomorrow

FDI during April-September this fiscal grew by 17 per cent to USD 25.35 billion.

10 Jan 2018 10:24 AM

Pakistan's new PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi sworn in

The new Cabinet largely retained old faces but some new leaders were included as ministers and ministers of state.

04 Aug 2017 11:45 AM


Air India eyes proposal to offer voluntary buyouts to 1/3rd of its staff

India's flag carrier is on block after Modi's cabinet approved plans to privatise this loss-making airline.

18 Jul 2017 4:12 PM

Modi’s constituency gets rice research institute

It will be the first such international centre in eastern India and will play a major role in sustaining rice production in the region.

13 Jul 2017 1:23 AM

Modi govt eyeing sale of Air India in parts to attract buyers

Once India's largest carrier, Air India's market share slumped to 13 percent with growing competition from private players.

09 Jul 2017 10:50 AM

Sensex finally makes its first gain in four days

Investors cheered the Cabinet's decision to okay disinvestment of Air India.

29 Jun 2017 6:59 PM

Swamy: Jayant Sinha should be kept out of Air India disinvestment

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave in-principle approval to disinvest government's stake in Air India.

29 Jun 2017 6:41 PM