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Cabinet okays Bill on bankruptcy for banks

Bill to cover financial entities and insurance firms.

15 Jun 2017 5:21 AM

Modi Cabinet will soon take a call on FIPB abolition

Govt is yet to announce modalities of new system of processing applications which fall under approval route.

20 May 2017 5:30 PM

How RBI, banks will tackle Rs 6 lakh crore NPAs

Amendments will give RBI powers to directly interven in the issue and instruct banks for speedy redressal.

04 May 2017 4:53 PM

Cabinet okays percentage-based pension regime

The Committee reached its findings based on an analysis of hundreds of live pension cases.

04 May 2017 6:05 AM

Govt moots changes in EPF Act

Move aims to provide security to unorganised sector workers.

24 Apr 2017 2:43 AM


Govt OKs Rs 3,000 crore to EC for VVPAT machines

Efforts are on to ensure all VVPAT units are procured by September 2018.

20 Apr 2017 2:14 AM

No lal batti on PM, President, VIP cars from May 1

Interestingly, information and broadcasting minister Venkaiah Naidu has never used a beacon light on his vehicles.

20 Apr 2017 2:03 AM

Cabinet clears EC proposal to buy new VVPAT-enabled EVMs

BSP, AAP and the Congress had attacked the Election Commission for using 'tampered' EVMs, which they said helped BJP win polls in UP.

19 Apr 2017 12:51 PM

Cabinet gives nod to independent rail authority, fares may rise

The tariffs will be fixed on the basis of prevailing market prices and the cost of travel, among other parameters.

06 Apr 2017 8:52 AM

Cabinet OKs new panel for OBCs with more powers

The bill to provide constitutional status to the body will be introduced in Parliament.

24 Mar 2017 1:15 AM


Cabinet approves setting up of NSEBC as Constitutional body

The Union Cabinet has approved setting up of a NSEBC by making amendment to the Constitution, mainly by insertion of Article 338B.

23 Mar 2017 12:29 PM

Cabinet greenflags amendments for cess removal

Step also aims to check misuse of export promotion schemes, including Drawback Scheme.

23 Mar 2017 10:51 AM

Cabinet clears four bills to enable rollout of GST

The GST laws were the only agenda at the meeting of the Union Cabinet on Monday.

21 Mar 2017 1:19 AM

Union Cabinet clears 4 key GST legislations

Official says govt now plans to introduce IGST, CGST, SGST and one compensation bill in Parliament this week.

20 Mar 2017 10:59 AM

Parrikar may take over as Goa CM, meets Governor to form government

Parrikar looks likely to become the Chief Minister of Goa. For this, he would have to resign his post as Union Defence Minister.

12 Mar 2017 7:51 PM


Law to provide fees to sheriffs among 105 Acts set for repeal

The government plans to scrap 105 redundant laws which have been clogging the statute books.

27 Jan 2017 2:42 AM

Cabinet clears bill to scrap 105 redundant laws

Four Acts have so far been enacted to repeal 1,175 Central Acts between May, 2014 and August, 2016 by the Parliament.

19 Jan 2017 5:20 AM

Out of red, India’s first pharma firm put on block

Govt move comes months after Bengal Chemicals reported 1st profit in 60 years.

30 Dec 2016 5:46 AM

Centre clears Rs 2,000 crore aid for refugees from PoK

Each of these families will get around Rs 5.5 lakh aid, official sources said.

01 Dec 2016 1:43 AM

Ahead of polls, 15 new castes on OBCs’ list

Out of these 28, 15 were new entries, nine were synonyms or sub-castes of castes already in the list while four were corrections.

01 Dec 2016 1:27 AM