Articles about Union Cabinet
26 Mar 2022India
The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-GKAY) to offer free ration to the poor has been extended till September 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Saturday.
24 Nov 2021Politics
The Union Cabinet Wednesday cleared The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021, to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement last week.
21 Nov 2021India
The Union Cabinet is likely to meet on Wednesday (November 24) to discuss the repeal of three contentious farm laws as announced by Prime Minister Modi on Friday.
31 Jul 2021Politics
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is gearing up for its upcoming three-day-long Jan Ashirwad Yatra, which will see newly-inducted ministers being paraded across states to introduce them to the public.
13 Jul 2021Politics
After reshuffling the Union Cabinet last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday rejigged Cabinet Committees, introducing several new faces.
08 Jul 2021Bengaluru
With PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday inducting four new faces from Karnataka into his Ministry, and Chemicals & Fertilizers Minister DV Sadanda Gowda resigning ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle, the state's representation in the Union Council of Ministers now stands at six.
Shortly after 43 new ministers were sworn into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's expanded Union Cabinet on Wednesday, ministries were allocated to each member.
The swearing-in ceremony for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new Union Cabinet Ministers took place on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to reshuffle his Union Cabinet on Wednesday evening.
06 Jul 2021Politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with top Union Ministers and the chief of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) scheduled for today has been canceled, News18 and NDTV reported.
02 Jul 2021Politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to announce the expansion of his Cabinet soon for the first time in his second term.
04 Feb 2021Politics
On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet approved proposed amendments to the Government of NCT of Delhi Act, that will give more power to the Lieutenant Governor.
05 Jan 2021India
The Union Budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 will be presented on February 1, sources were quoted as saying by PTI on Tuesday.
25 Nov 2020Business
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the amalgamation of the crisis-hit Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) with DBS Bank India Ltd (DBIL), the Indian arm of Singapore's DBS Bank.
23 Nov 2020Politics
Former Assam Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi died on Monday.
23 Nov 2020India
South coastal Andhra Pradesh is expected to be hit by Cyclone Nivar by Wednesday, November 25. On Monday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the depression is still 600 km south-southeast of Puducherry.
21 Oct 2020India
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bonus pertaining to the year 2019-2020 for 30.67 lakh central government employees, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
21 Sep 2020India
Amid intense protests over the controversial farm bills, the Union Cabinet has approved an increase in Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Rabi crops for the 2021-22 season, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said in the Lok Sabha, today.
20 Sep 2020Politics
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday moved the controversial farm bills in the Rajya Sabha.
19 Sep 2020Politics
The Rajya Sabha will take up the passage of the three contentious farm bills on Sunday, amid massive protests in Punjab and Haryana.
19 Sep 2020Politics
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Cabinet on Thursday over a disagreement with the Centre on three farm Bills, said on Friday that her party — the Shiromani Akali Dal — repeatedly flagged concerns in the Cabinet, but to no avail.
02 Sep 2020India
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Mission Karmayogi, a scheme designed to bring post-recruitment reforms in civil services.
19 Aug 2020India
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the establishment of a National Recruitment Agency (NRA) to conduct a Common Eligibility Test (CET). This process will help streamline the recruitment process for central government jobs.
09 Aug 2020India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released Rs. 17,100 crore to the bank accounts of nearly 8.5 crore farmers under the PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) scheme.
30 Jul 2020India
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday praised the new National Education Policy (NEP) but emphasized on certain issues with the policy.
29 Jul 2020India
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the new National Education Policy (NEP). The Ministry of Human Resource Development has also been renamed the Ministry of Education.
18 Jun 2020Business
Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a two-stage electronic auction of coal blocks for commercial mining, saying this will make India self-reliant energy-wise, and help all sectors.
20 May 2020India
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval to the Jammu and Kashmir (Adaptation of State Laws) Second Order, 2020.
23 Apr 2020India
With coronavirus pandemic hurting the economy, the government said on Thursday it was holding installments of Dearness Allowance meant for Central government employees and pensioners.
23 Apr 2020India
On Wednesday, the number of coronavirus infections in India crossed 21,000, according to data compiled from official state and union territory statistics.
22 Apr 2020India
Addressing a press conference after the Union Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced stricter laws for the protection of doctors and healthcare staff against violence.
07 Apr 2020India
The coronavirus outbreak in India seems to be accelerating as 704 positive cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day jump yet.
06 Apr 2020Politics
In the wake of coronavirus pandemic and its economic repercussions, the Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance to reduce the salaries of all Members of Parliament, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, by 30% for a year, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. Pensions will be reduced too.
14 Mar 2020Business
Crisis-hit Yes Bank got a lifeline after the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, notified a reconstruction plan backed by the State Bank of India (SBI).
09 Feb 2020India
Months after it was first proposed, the much-delayed vehicle scrappage policy is finally in its last lap of clearance.
29 Jan 2020India
In a move that will bring a sigh of relief for women, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Bill that will allow abortion at 24 weeks, as opposed to the earlier upper limit of 20 weeks.
24 Dec 2019Politics
As nationwide protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) continue, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday green-lit the National Population Register (NPR).
09 Dec 2019Politics
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will table the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
04 Dec 2019Politics
On Wednesday morning, the Union Cabinet cleared the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh had earlier said the Bill is a top priority for the government, deeming it as significant as revoking Jammu and Kashmir's special status.
12 Nov 2019Politics
In a bid to end the ongoing political turmoil in Maharashtra, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari sent a report to Centre stating that President's Rule is the best thing that can happen to the state.