The Cabinet also approved the signing and ratifying of the SAARC Regional Railways Agreement by India, as a member state of SAARC.
The decision is expected to cut down the number of proposals that require Cabinet approval and lead to quicker decision-making.
Jaitley has been given the additional charge of Information and Broadcasting Ministry.
Suresh Prabhu gets Railways, Manohar Parrikar Defence, others help BJP expand in poll-bound states
Prabhu has represented the Rajapur Lok Sabha constituency in Konkan four times, from 1996 to 2009.
Born on December 2, 1960 in Patna, Nadda has emerged as a very strong political figure from Himachal Pradesh
Reshuffle today: 12-15 new ministers likely, Goa release also leaks portfolio; Sena sulks again.
The Bill had been introduced in Rajya Sabha in February this year.
Between April 2000 and August 2014, construction projects, including townships and housing enlisted FDI worth $23.75 billion.
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 […]
The project is essentially aimed at increasing the reliability of conectivity at district and state headquarters by providing alternative optical fibre line.
Centre said that this increase is in accordance with the accepted formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission.
Hike in states’ mineral royalty rates is welcome. But ignoring mining companies’ ill health will be perilous.
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.
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.