Union Cabinet
Business  /  Published 16.06.22

5G spectrum auction to start on July 26

Muted bidding The decision not to reduce the reserve price comes as a blow to Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea. Analysts warned this could result in muted bidding. The Cabinet has appro...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.03.22

Nod to Delhi civic bodies merger

The Union cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill to merge the three municipal corporations in Delhi, a move that is likely to escalate the ongoing political tussle between the BJP and the AAP ahead...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.02.22

Rs 1,600cr approved for health data

The Union cabinet has approved a five-year outlay of Rs 1,600 crore for the Centre’s plan to create a digital platform to enable patients’ health records to be accessed with their consent ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.22

Five ways to kill federalism

Indian federalism has been in the news recently. The rejection of Republic Day floats designed by the governments of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and West Bengal was seen as a symbolic attack on those states, ...
By Ramachandra Guha

Business  /  Published 26.01.22

Contingency fund tweak

The government has tweaked the spending norms for the Contingency Fund of India, allowing 40 per cent of the total corpus to be placed at the disposal of the expenditure secretary. The government had...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 08.01.22

Cabinet returns OBC creamy layer proposal

The Union cabinet has sent back to the social justice ministry a proposal to include salary in gross family income for identification of the creamy layer within the other backward classes for exclusio...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.12.21

Letters to the Editor: Bloody Mary a bit too rich a taste

Rich taste Sir — The Bloody Mary — not the Tudor queen but the famous cocktail — allegedly turned 100 this December. There is much debate about the actual origin of this cocktail, ...

India  /  Published 25.11.21

Cabinet nod a formality: Farmers

Farmer leaders on Wednesday described the Union cabinet approval for a bill repealing the contentious farm laws as “just a formality” and asked the government to resolve their other demand...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.11.21

MPLADS funds restored

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the restoration of the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) for the remaining part of this fiscal and its continuation till 2025-26 after...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.11.21

Cabinet restores MPLAD Scheme

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved restoration and continuation of the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), which was suspended in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Addressin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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