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  • Finally, anti-rape law in parliament today; age of consent is 18 now

    Finally, anti-rape law in parliament today; age of consent is 18 now

    New laws to punish rape and other crimes against women will be shared with Parliament today for discussion and debate. After a meeting with political leaders earlier on Monday, the cabinet cleared the anti-rape bill the same evening - the age of consent will be 18, and not 16, as it had been originally proposed.

  • Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi to be sworn-in as Nepal Prime Minister

    A cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has endorsed the decision by Nepal's four major political parties to form an election government, paving the way for Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi to be sworn-in as the country's new leader on Thursday.

  • Union Cabinet to discuss bill on anti-rape law today

    Union Cabinet to discuss bill on anti-rape law today

    The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, which proposes jail term to a rape convict for his entire life, will be taken up at a special meeting of the union cabinet today, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said in Delhi on Monday.

  • Key changes in Lokpal bill may get Cabinet approval today

    Key changes in Lokpal bill may get Cabinet approval today

    The Union Cabinet is meeting today to discuss and approve key amendments to the anti-corruption Lokpal bill. The amendments have been proposed by the Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha, where the bill has been pending since last year.

  • First meeting of Cabinet Committee of Investment: Coal, petroleum in focus

    First meeting of Cabinet Committee of Investment: Coal, petroleum in focus

    The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI), meant to expedite the clearance process for infrastructure projects worth Rs. 1,000 crore or more, is likely to meet for the first time in the next eight to 10 days.

  • Govt raises cap on subsidised LPG cylinders

    Govt raises cap on subsidised LPG cylinders

    The government today raised the cap on subsidised LPG gas cylinders from six to 9 in a year. The decision was taken after a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA).

  • Government allows oil firms to revise diesel prices; raises LPG cap to nine

    Government allows oil firms to revise diesel prices; raises LPG cap to nine

    The Oil Ministry had earlier forwarded a note, for consideration by the Cabinet, proposing options for meeting a record Rs 160,000 crore deficit arising from selling auto and cooking fuels below costs.

  • Maharashtra government hikes entertainment duty

    Maharashtra government hikes entertainment duty

    The Maharashtra government Wednesday imposed an additional 10 percent entertainment duty on movie tickets priced above Rs.250. The decision was taken at a weekly cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, an official said.

  • Cabinet may decide on Scooters India revival plan tomorrow

    Cabinet may decide on Scooters India revival plan tomorrow

    In the last Cabinet meeting, the proposal for the revival of Scooters India was deferred due to the absence of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Praful Patel in the meeting. "Now, it will be taken up at tomorrow's meeting," a source said.

  • Oil Ministry proposes up to Rs 4.50/L hike in diesel rate; Rs 100 for LPG

    Oil Ministry proposes up to Rs 4.50/L hike in diesel rate; Rs 100 for LPG

    The Ministry has moved a note, for consideration by the Cabinet, proposing options for meeting a record Rs 1,60,000 crore deficit arising from selling auto and cooking fuels below costs.

  • Jharkhand: Arjun Munda resigns as Chief Minister; JMM says it'll try to form new Govt

    Jharkhand: Arjun Munda resigns as Chief Minister; JMM says it'll try to form new Govt

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has submitted his resignation to Governor Syed Ahmad hours after an emergency Cabinet meeting recommended dissolution of the Assembly. The vertiginous situation arrived in the state after Shibu Soren's Jharkhand Mukti Morcha or the JMM withdrew support from the BJP-led government.

  • Shibu Soren's JMM formally withdraws support; Arjun Munda Govt recommends dissolution of Jharkhand Assembly

    Shibu Soren's JMM formally withdraws support; Arjun Munda Govt recommends dissolution of Jharkhand Assembly

    The BJP-led government in Jharkhand convened an emergency Cabinet meeting today morning in which it recommended the dissolution of the state Assembly. This comes a day after Shibu Soren's Jharkhand Mukti Morcha or JMM threatened to withdraw support from the government.

  • Cauvery row: Jayalalithaa holds meeting with cabinet colleagues

    Cauvery row: Jayalalithaa holds meeting with cabinet colleagues

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today held a review meeting with her cabinet colleagues and senior officials to discuss the Cauvery issue.

  • Jayalalithaa attacks Centre at National Development Council meeting: Full speech

    Jayalalithaa attacks Centre at National Development Council meeting: Full speech

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa walked out of an important meeting in Delhi today being chaired by the Prime Minister. She alleged that she had been insulted because she had not been allowed to deliver her entire speech. The meeting of the National Development Council - attended by all chief ministers and cabinet ministers - is scheduled ...

  • Highlights of Jayalalithaa's angry speech attacking the Centre

    Highlights of Jayalalithaa's  angry speech attacking the Centre

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa walked out of an important meeting in Delhi today being chaired by the Prime Minister. She alleged that she had been insulted because she had not been allowed to deliver her entire speech. The meeting of the National Development Council - attended by all chief ministers and cabinet ministers - is scheduled ...

  • Delhi gang-rape case: Sheila Dikshit convenes emergency Cabinet meet

    Delhi gang-rape case: Sheila Dikshit convenes emergency Cabinet meet

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has convened an emergency meeting of her Cabinet this evening to discuss the prevailing situation arising out of large-scale protests against the gangrape of a young girl here.

  • Narendra Modi government holds last cabinet meeting

    Narendra Modi government holds last cabinet meeting

    Last Cabinet meeting of the incumbent Narendra Modi government was held at Gandhinagar on Wednesday ahead of declaration of results for recently-concluded Assembly elections which will pave way for formation of a new government.

  • British queen attends first ever cabinet meeting

    British queen attends first ever cabinet meeting

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II attended a cabinet meeting on Tuesday to mark her diamond jubilee, in the first such visit by a monarch in more than a century.

  • Government confident of meeting FY13 fiscal deficit target of 5.3%: official

    Government confident of meeting FY13 fiscal deficit target of 5.3%: official

    The government is confident of meeting the fiscal deficit target of 5.3 per cent in the current fiscal and the steps to boost investments have already started showing green shoots of revival, a top Finance Ministry official said today.

  • 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 back the reform, a possibility the Prime Minister has ruled out in the past. Losing the vote will a...

  • 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 target for the current fiscal, though a final call will be taken by the Cabinet, official sources sa...

  • 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

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