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Union Cabinet likely to approve on Wednesday bills for withdrawal of farm laws

November 21, 2021 3:42 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Friday announced on the occasion of Gurupurab the government's intention to withdraw the laws in the interest of the nation.

Focus on tribal, LWE-hit areas as Cabinet extends plans to boost rural connectivity

November 17, 2021 10:52 pm

As per one of the decisions, 7,287 villages from 44 aspirational districts in Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Odisha will get mobile connectivity with new telecom towers.

Major relief for telecom sector, Govt gives 4-year moratorium on AGR dues

September 16, 2021 1:12 am

A moratorium of four years on payment of spectrum purchased in past auctions, barring the auction of 2021, has also been offered to the telcos. All these measures are prospective in nature.

Cabinet likely to take up telecom relief package today; cuts in SUC, licence fee

September 08, 2021 7:38 am

Currently, telecom service providers pay 3-5 per cent of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) as SUC, while they pay around 8 per cent of the AGR as licence fee.

Promoting oil palm farming to reviving North-eastern agri-marketing corp: A look at key Cabinet decisions announced today

August 19, 2021 12:14 am

Here is a list of key decisions taken by the Union Cabinet following a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Fate of over 2,500 families living in slums hangs in balance as Centre, Delhi tussle over unused flats

August 13, 2021 6:27 pm

While Delhi government wants to grant ownership of the flats to eligible slum dwellers in lieu of a nominal payment, Centre wants them to be used as rental units.

A policy that enables and empowers

July 30, 2021 6:24 pm

With its focus on equity and creativity, NEP 2020 will help hone talent and develop skills

Banking on trust

July 30, 2021 8:20 am

Government has done well to protect interests of depositors and bolster confidence in banks. More needs to be done

Distressed banks: Deposit insurance payout within 90 days gets approval

July 28, 2021 11:45 pm

The Rs 5-lakh deposit insurance cover, which was last year raised from Rs 1 lakh, will address 98.3 per cent of all deposit accounts by number, and 50.9 per cent of deposits by value, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.

Cabinet approves setting up central university in Ladakh

July 23, 2021 7:42 am

The Education Ministry is expected to bring two amendments to the Central Universities Act, 2009 for this purpose. According to sources, the amendment Bill will be introduced in Parliament next week.


Instant triple talaq a crime now: here are five things to know about ordinance approved by cabinet

June 22, 2020 6:15 pm

The Union Cabinet approved an ordinance making instant triple talaq a punishable offence with a three-year jail term on Wednesday. Here are five things to know about the government's ordinance.