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  • Government preps for FDI vote: what happened at cabinet meeting

    Government preps for FDI vote: what happened at cabinet meeting

    At a cabinet meeting last evening, sources say the focus was almost exclusively on the strategy to win the vote, which is non-binding, but has major implications for the government. If it loses the vote, the opposition may increase pressure to roll ...

  • Government mulling sale of residual stake in Hindustan Zinc, Balco

    Government mulling sale of residual stake in Hindustan Zinc, Balco

    The government is considering the option of selling its residual stake in Hindustan Zinc and Balco-- two erstwhile PSUs that were sold to mining giant Vedanta Resources during 2001-2003. The move is aimed at meeting the Rs 30,000-crore disinvestment ...

  • Seven Andhra Pradesh Ministers skip Cabinet meeting

    As many as seven Ministers of Andhra Pradesh could not attend the Cabinet meeting held in Hyderabad on Friday evening for various reasons, indicating fissures in the Congress Government.

  • Land Acquisition Bill finalised, awaiting Cabinet nod: Jairam Ramesh

    Land Acquisition Bill finalised, awaiting Cabinet nod: Jairam Ramesh

    The controversial Land Acquisition Bill has been finalised and the Union Cabinet is likely to take it up at its next meeting so that it can be brought in Parliament in the upcoming Winter Session.

  • PM's opening remarks at the meeting of Council of Ministers

    PM's opening remarks at the meeting of Council of Ministers

    The Prime Minister is meeting this morning with his new Council of Ministers.Here is the full text of his opening remarks at that meeting at his residence

  • PM meets new Council of Ministers, stresses 'fallout of difficult conditions'

    PM meets new Council of Ministers, stresses 'fallout of difficult conditions'

    The Prime Minister is meeting this morning with his new Council of Ministers. On Sunday, 22 new ministers were sworn in, and the Cabinet saw a major reshuffle, which the PM described as "hopefully the last" before the general elections in 2014.

  • PM to Council of Ministers: The UPA government's fundamental objective is inclusive growth

    PM to Council of Ministers: The UPA government's fundamental objective is inclusive growth

    The Prime Minister is meeting this morning with his new Council of Ministers. On Sunday, 22 new ministers were sworn in, and the Cabinet saw a major reshuffle, which the PM described as "hopefully the last" before the general elections in 2014.

  • Prime Minister to meet Council of Ministers tomorrow

    Prime Minister to meet Council of Ministers tomorrow

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called a meeting of his full Council of Ministers tomorrow, during which he is expected to set individual targets to be achieved in the remaining tenure of the government.

  • Manish Tewari's first task- meeting cable digitalisation deadline

    Manish Tewari's first task- meeting cable digitalisation deadline

    With Manish Tewari swearing in as the Minister for Information and Broadcasting, the first challenge that awaits him is to oversee implementation of digitisation of cable services in the four metros by October 31.

  • 2G scam: Former Cabinet Secretary to depose before parliamentary panel today; will BJP attend?

    2G scam: Former Cabinet Secretary to depose before parliamentary panel today; will BJP attend?

    Uncertainty continues to loom over whether members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) studying the 2G spectrum allocation will attend today's meeting, with the Opposition still adamant that Prime Minister M...

  • Sharad Pawar wants clarity on distribution of subsidised cooking cylinders

    Sharad Pawar wants clarity on distribution of subsidised cooking cylinders

    Sharad Pawar today became the latest UPA ally to voice some worries about the government's decision to cap subsidy on cooking gas or LPG. He reportedly said at a Cabinet meeting that there is need for clarity on what happens to people who have alread...

  • Forwarding porn MMS, emails could mean 3 years in jail

    Soon, sending a pornographic multimedia message and emails may land you in jail for a maximum period of three years. The Union Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, approved amendments to the Indecent Representation of Wome...

  • War within Cabinet over final say for Chidambaram's fast-track investment board

    War within Cabinet over final say for Chidambaram's fast-track investment board

    Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan has written to the Prime Minister, strongly objecting to Finance Minister P Chidambaram's next reform-oriented move - setting up a National Investment Board or NIB, a three-minister panel to fast-track mega inf...

  • Govt to raise subsidy on imported pulses

    The government has raised the subsidy on imported pulses to 20 rupees per kg from the earlier 10 rupees, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Thursday after a cabinet meeting, a move which could increase imports.

  • Five airports upgraded to international status

    Five airports upgraded to international status

    The government on Thursday decided to upgrade five airports -- Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Mangalore, Lucknow and Varanasi -- to the international level.

  • Will government hike sugar prices?

    Will government hike sugar prices?

    Focused on reducing its subsidy bill, the government will discuss at a Cabinet meeting today whether the price of sugar sold at ration shops can be hiked by a whopping Rs 10 a kg. If approved, it will be the first hike in 10 years. But, huge politica...

  • Cabinet meets today; may cut sugar subsidy, hike dearness allowance for Government employees

    Cabinet meets today; may cut sugar subsidy, hike dearness allowance for Government employees

    The Union Cabinet is expected to meet on Monday to consider a 7 per cent hike in the Dearness Allowance (DA) of Central government employees.

  • Cabinet meeting to consider hike in dearness allowance postponed to next week

    "The Cabinet, CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) and CCI (Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure) meetings scheduled for Friday, have been postponed," an official announcement said.

  • Congress ministers skip Mamata Banerjee's cabinet meeting

    Congress ministers skip Mamata Banerjee's cabinet meeting

    Three Congress ministers in Mamata Banerjee's cabinet skipped a meeting chaired by the Chief Minister today, as the junior coalition partner in West Bengal awaited directions from the central leadership on the future course of action after the Trinam...

  • No political motive behind Delhi visit: Narayan Rane

    No political motive behind Delhi visit: Narayan Rane

    Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane, whose meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi fuelled speculation about a change of guard in the state, today said there was no political motive behind his visit to the national capital.

  • Dire economic situation, not criticism, forced govt to take steps: Experts

    Dire economic situation, not criticism, forced govt to take steps: Experts

    First a hike in diesel price. Then the Cabinet has cleared a slew of FDI proposals, including those in aviation and multi-brand retail. And now, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh used a meeting of the Planning Commission to underscore his government's ac...

  • Pantaloon shares jump 10% on hopes of retail FDI

    Shares in Pantaloon Retail rose as much as 10 per cent on hopes that the government may take up the proposal to open multi-brand retail to foreign direct investment in a Cabinet panel meeting today.

  • Cabinet to consider FDI in aviation, broadcast sectors today

    Cabinet to consider FDI in aviation, broadcast sectors today

    Notwithstanding resistance by allies, the Congress-led UPA government is determined to push economic reforms with the Cabinet set to take up proposals today for allowing Foreign Direct Investment in aviation and trading exchanges besides raising its ...

  • Assam ethnic trouble far from over, says Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde

    Assam ethnic trouble far from over, says Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has told the Union cabinet on Thursday that there could be fresh violence in Assam, said sources. At a meeting of the Cabinet committee on political affairs (CCPA) - the top political decision making body which is he...

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