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Modi govt forms two cabinet committees to bolster employment, economic growth

The latest development comes close on the heels of a report by the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) that showed India’s unemployment rate at a 45-year high of 6.1 per cent in 2017-18.

Cabinet panel reconstituted; Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal and Dharmendra Pradhan in key committees

Sitharaman and Goyal have also become part of the cabinet committee on political affairs and cabinet committee on economic affairs. Pradhan has also become a member of the cabinet committee on economic affairs.


Closing the military loop

A chief of defence staff is a good idea. But first, let’s debate the challenges of higher defence management

Centre appoints new Rail Board chief, eight GMs

With Aurnendra Kumar ending his term Wednesday, A K Mithal was appointed the new chairman.

Cabinet clears stake sales in CIL, ONGC and NHPC

The three stake sales will give much comfort to the Centre that is trying to fund an ambitious fiscal deficit target of 4.1 per cent in FY15.

Govt rejects Chandra panel proposal for a four-star general

The 309 recommendations that have been accepted largely relate to policy priorities.


CCS likely to take up Naresh Chandra panel’s proposals

Officials said the task of processing the 400-odd recommendations put forward by the 14-member task force in May 2012.

‘Autos, buses must have GPS by Feb 20’

The road ministry had earlier asked passenger vehicle owners to install these devices by September 30, 2013.

Govt set to tap FIIs for more foreign investment in defence

The finance ministry is understood to have also made a lengthy presentation to the defence ministry on the proposal to alleviate concerns.

Cameras,GPS in public transport in 32 cities

The plan includes installing cameras and GPS in buses and other modes of public transport.