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Aadhaar not mandatory for LPG subsidy transfer

The Union Cabinet on Saturday has decided that no consumer would be denied LPG subsidy under the Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme for want of an Aadhaar number, a key hurdle faced by consumers. The scheme with this and other modifications will be relaunched in 54 districts from mid-November and in the rest of the country […]

Telecom boost for Northeast

The project is essentially aimed at increasing the reliability of conectivity at district and state headquarters by providing alternative optical fibre line.

Cabinet clears 7% hike in DA for central employees

Centre said that this increase is in accordance with the accepted formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission.

Aligning interests

Hike in states’ mineral royalty rates is welcome. But ignoring mining companies’ ill health will be perilous.


Chhattisgarh, Orissa see benefit in mineral royalty hike; Goa bats for mining industry

Orissa is set to be the biggest beneficiary as its revenue from royalties is expected to jump to Rs 4,879.9 crore from Rs 3,249 crore.

4 J&K highways get Cabinet nod, Rs 8,114 crore

Once complete, these highways will prove all-weather connectivity in the state and will reduce journey time from Jammu to Srinagar and strategic border areas.

Cabinet clears changes in Juvenile Justice Act

Defers new Bill to replace the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill; decides against allowing same-sex couples to adopt kids.


Cabinet clears Juvenile Justice Act amendments

The proposed amendments also included facilitating faster adoption of children and setting up foster care homes.

Centre forms panel to monitor Mullaperiyar dam safety

As per the proposal, the panel will ensure increasing the full reserve level to 142 feet and look into the safety aspects of the century-old structure.

Cabinet okays Presidential address

The address will outline the future roadmap of the Narendra Modi government.


Union Cabinet mourns Gopinath Munde’s death, says he was a visionary

Gopinath Munde died after his liver ruptured and he suffered a cardiac arrest following a road accident here this morning.


Cabinet to meet in evening to condole Munde’s demise

Munde died apparently of shock and cardiac arrest suffered during a road accident early this morning here.

Reorganisation ordinance gets Cabinet nod, no special status for Seemandhra

Special category states receive special treatment from the Finance Commission in respect of devolution of central tax revenues.


Harsh Vardhan leaves, lobbying starts

Sources said Modi himself was keeping a close watch on Delhi politics apart from the RSS.

Cabinet clears Andhra Assembly dissolution

Any proclamation under Article 356 imposing central rule needs to be ratified by Parliament within two months, officials said.


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