India News | Rohit Bhan and A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday May 28, 2014
At its first cabinet meeting today, the Narendra Modi government gave the go ahead for setting up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to bring back the black money stashed abroad. The committee will be headed by retired Supreme court judge, Justice M B Shah.
Thursday May 22, 2014
The meeting of secretaries of various ministries, called by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, also took stock of the foodgrain situation and government's preparedness to deal with any possible monsoon failure.
Cheat Sheet | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Monday May 19, 2014
Narendra Modi, prime-minister-to-be, and BJP president Rajnath Singh are holding separate consultations in different parts of Delhi to finalise the new BJP-led cabinet. Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj met Mr Singh at his residence and has now reached Gujarat Bhawan where Mr Modi is.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 13, 2014
A standing ovation and emotional farewells greeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on his last day at work after 10 years in office. He will chair his last cabinet meeting as he prepares to demit office on Saturday, a day after the results of the general election are announced.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will chair a cabinet meeting, meet his staff and attend elaborate farewells on his last day at work today as he prepares to demit office on May 17, a day after the results of the general election are announced.
Elections News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will chair his last cabinet meeting today as he prepares to demit office on May 17, a day after the results of the general election are announced.
India News | Sandeep Phukan | Monday March 3, 2014
The Union Cabinet today rejected the ordinance route for anti-corruption bills pushed by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi while clearing reservation for the Jat community and approving changes to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill in a special meeting today.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday March 2, 2014
The Union Cabinet will meet this evening to take a final call on whether or not to take the ordinance route for key anti-corruption bills backed by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
Cheat Sheet | Devesh Kumar | Thursday February 6, 2014
Union ministers and Congress lawmakers from Seemandhra, engaged in a confrontation with their party's central leadership over their insistence on creating Telangana ahead of the general election, forced the Centre to convene another meeting of the Group of Ministers today to accommodate some of the changes suggested by them in the draft bill. The G...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 3, 2014
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in its meeting tomorrow is likely to modify the earlier decision to give a go ahead to state governments for granting mining leases for coal blocks to companies if there is no CBI enquiry against them.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 31, 2014
A crucial cabinet meeting will be held in Jammu on Saturday to hammer out a solution for creating more than 700 administrative units in Jammu and Kashmir amid reports that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was planning to resign if he did not have his way on the matter.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday January 30, 2014
In a clever move, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan chose to discuss the issue of toll collection and the MNS agitation with a select group of senior ministers. By avoiding a full-fledged debate during the weekly cabinet meeting that was held on Wednesday, the CM evaded diverse opinions of ministers, possible media leaks and damaging reports.
Friday January 24, 2014
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) may raise the subsidised LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) cylinder quota from 9 to 12 per household per year at the next meeting, Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily said on Friday.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday January 21, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal's government on the streets is ready to hold "cabinet meetings on the road," the Aam Aadmi Party today said.
Monday January 6, 2014
He was talking to reporters today after his meeting with Finance Minister P Chidambaram and Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath here on the issue.
Thursday January 2, 2014
This will apply to three banks - Indian Bank, UCO Banks Vijaya Bank, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said after the Cabinet meeting here.
Tuesday December 31, 2013
The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) at its next meeting may take up three hydro power projects that have been held up on account of environmental and forest clearances, according to a source.
Thursday December 26, 2013
The proposal for the sale of these wide-body planes, part of the national carrier's turnaround plan, was cleared at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, official sources said.
Friday November 29, 2013
The decision on FDI in pharma and housing has been deferred, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said after the Cabinet meeting here.
Friday October 4, 2013
The development follows the Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) recently asking for meeting timelines for signing of FSA for 78,000 MW capacity.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday October 3, 2013
Huge protests were staged this evening at the Prime Minister's home ahead of a Cabinet meeting where major steps are expected to be taken in the process of carving out a separate Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh. The demonstrators want a 'United Andhra'. All districts of Andhra Pradesh, including Hyderabad, have been put on alert.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday October 2, 2013
In a short meeting this evening, the Union Cabinet has decided to withdraw the controversial ordinance on convicted parliamentarians that it had approved last week. The ordinance had triggered a furious critique from Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
India News | Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday October 2, 2013
Some UPA allies are expected to seek an explanation at a cabinet meeting this evening on why the Congress-led government rushed a controversial ordinance on convicted lawmakers only to do a u-turn.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday October 2, 2013
In a 25-minute meeting with the Prime Minister this morning, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi reportedly expressed his regret for his very public attack last week on an ordinance that was cleared by the cabinet, according to sources.