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Centre clears 72 changes to Companies Act, decriminalises various offences

March 04, 2020 4:17 pm

Addressing reporters after a cabinet committee meeting, Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the priority is to "decriminalise" provisions in the Act.

Government hikes authorised capital of FCI to Rs 10,000 crore

November 27, 2019 5:24 pm

The decision would also help the FCI, the government's nodal agency for procurement and distribution of foodgrains, in reducing its debt and interest cost.

Cabinet extends term of 15th Finance Commission

November 27, 2019 5:00 pm

The extension of the term will enable the commission to examine various comparable estimates for financial projections in view of reforms and the new realities to finalise its recommendations for the period 2020-2026, an official statement said.

Cabinet clears ordinance for amendments to bankruptcy code

May 23, 2018 6:51 pm

The IBC, which came into force on December 2016, provides for market-determined and time-bound insolvency resolution process. Wilful defaulters and those whose accounts have been classified as non-performing assets, among others, are barred from bidding for stressed assets.

Cabinet nod to array of agreements on railway, medicine, law

May 16, 2018 5:02 pm

The Cabinet Wednesday approved an array of agreements with several countries in the field of railway, medicine and law, a statement from the government said on Wednesday.

Cabinet clears human rights Bill

April 05, 2018 2:57 am

The NHRC was constituted under the Protection of Human Rights Act in 1993. The Act was last amended in 2006.

Nawaz Sharif to consult Cabinet amidst calls for resignation

July 13, 2017 3:04 pm

"Insh'Allah he won't resign because not a single allegation of misuse of public money during five tenures in power has been proven against him," Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's daiughter Maryam Nawaz tweeted. Sharif is serving PM for a record third time.

Cabinet gives nod for IRRI's regional centre in Varanasi

July 12, 2017 4:30 pm

The agriculture ministry will provide physical space for the laboratories, offices, training classes with associated infrastructure and land at NSRTC. The proposed centre will operate under the IRRI Board of Trustees, who will appoint the Director.

Uttar Pradesh cabinet gives nod to new industrial policy

July 05, 2017 12:00 am

The policy redefined the mega projects and linked the investments with employment generation, besides establishing a new 'Make in UP' department to derive the maximum benefits of the Centre's Make in India scheme, said a minister.

‘Cabinet expansion due, waiting for Rahul Gandhi’s return after a week’

June 30, 2017 3:39 am

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh speaks to Kanchan Vasdev on his government’s first 100 days in office


Ayush Ministry to collaborate with WHO: Prasad

February 17, 2016 11:31 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Union Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said the Cabinet has decided to collaborate Ayush Ministry with the World Health Organization (WHO). He further said the decision has been taken to give a filip to the branding for international acceptability and create awareness about Indian system of medicines.