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Involve Parliament in any move on Air India

This lack of faith could make the response to unloading shares on the public fairly lukewarm.

03 Jul 2017 12:21 AM

Cabinet approves Air India disinvestment

Jaitley said that the Cabinet has given “in-principle” approval for disinvestment in Air India.

29 Jun 2017 1:57 AM

Delhi police to buy multi-colour lights soon

Seeking to end the VIP culture, the Union Cabinet had earlier decided that beacon lights will be removed from all vehicles from May 1.

28 Jun 2017 3:27 AM

Nomura says MSP hike this year is 'modest'

According to Nomura estimates, every 1 per cent increase in MSP raises headline CPI inflation by around 15 basis points.

27 Jun 2017 12:51 PM

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