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  • Pre-poll gifts for Madhya Pradesh : Metro line for Bhopal, Indore

    INDORE : Ahead of the state assembly elections, the Union Cabinet approved Metro rail projects for Bhopal and Indore, on Wednesday. The ambitious projects of the Shivraj government would pick up pace after the Cabinet’s nod.
    The Indore project will run along the Ring Line (Bengali Square-Vijay Nagar-Bhawarsala-Airport-Bengali Square). The total number of stations is 30. “The project will provide continuous availability of affordable, reliable, safe, secure and seamless transport system in the

  • GSTN gets nod to become 100% govt-owned entity

    New Delhi : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to convert GST Network (GSTN), which provides IT infrastructure for the new indirect tax regime, into a 100 per cent government-owned company, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.

  • Cabinet approves ordinance to make Triple Talaq penal offence

    New Delhi: The Union cabinet has cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Wednesday, citing compelling necessity for the move as the practice annulled by the Supreme Court continues unabated.

  • Cabinet raises DA by 2% for central govt staff

    New Delhi : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday granted 2% hike in dearness allowance (DA) to the central staff as also in the dearness relief (DR) to the central pensioners with effect from July 1. The decision will impact 48 lakh central government employees and 62 lakh pensioners.

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    Triple Talaq Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

    New Delhi: The much-debated Triple Talaq Bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Friday a day after Union Cabinet approved an amendment to the bill. On Thursday, the Cabinet proposed three changes in the Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill, 2017-first, only the victim, a blood relation or relation by marriage are allowed to lodge FIR in the case, second, the case can be dropped if husband and wife agree

  • Union cabinet approves bill restoring arrest provision in SC/ST act

    New Delhi: Under attack from the opposition, dalit groups and its allies, the Modi government on Wednesday decided to restore a provision of the SC/ST Act allowing arrest of an accused without preliminary enquiry or prior approval that was recently struck down by the Supreme Court.

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    Centre to announce Kharif MSP next week

    New Delhi : The Union Cabinet will finalise the minimum support prices (MSP) for the notified Kharif crops next Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday told farmers from five states.

  • 62+ Doctors finally get work of teaching and clinical jobs

    New Delhi : In a belated decision after two years of raising the retirement age of doctors in the Central Health Service from 62 to 65 years, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to move them to medical colleges for teaching and clinical jobs.

  • Union Cabinet okays revised wages for Gramin Dak Sevaks

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the revision in wage structure and allowances of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS), effecting manifold hike in the remuneration of around 3.07 lakh Dak Sevaks. The government has also introduced the risk and hardship allowance for the Dak Sevaks for the first time.

  • Keep polls out of Cauvery issue: SC 

     New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up the Centre for seeking ten more days to put in place the mechanism for sharing of Cauvery waters.

  • Death penalty to rapists of kids

    Accused will not get anticipatory bail; India to join 8 countries having sex offenders database

  • To empower govt  to take on fugitive  economic offenders

    New Delhi : After a Bill to deal with the fugitive economic offenders was stuck in Parliament due to daily ruckus, the government on Saturday took the Ordinance route to bring the deterrent law into force. It empowers the government to confiscate, even without conviction, domestic properties and assets of those declared as fugitive economic offenders by a special court for fleeing the country without clearing their liabilities and pay off the

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