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Cabinet nod to ordinance on triple talaq

The Union cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod to re-issue the contentious triple talaq ordinance that makes the practice of instant triple talaq by Muslim men a penal offence. The cabinet has given......

POCSO Act made stringent, death for aggravated sexual assault

The Union Cabinet on Friday approved amendments to strengthen the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and included the death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children,......

Rs 10,000 crore project to send Indians to space approved

The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the Gaganyaan project, India's maiden human spaceflight programme under which a three-member team will be sent into space for at least seven days. The......

Pak PM lays foundation for Kartarpur Corridor

Union ministers Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri and Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu attended the ceremony. IMAGE: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan,......

Govt takes ordinance route to ban instant triple talaq

Addressing the media soon after the Union Cabinet cleared the ordinance, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad cited compelling necessity for the move as the practice annulled by the Supreme Court......

Who will decide Rail fares from next year?

The Union Cabinet will soon take a call on setting up Railway Development Authority of India, an independent regulator, which will decide on passenger and freight rates After Rail Budget, the Rail......

NTPC, IOC up for stake sale, govt to mop up Rs 13k crore

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved proposals to divest its 5 per cent stake in state-owned NTPC and 10 per cent in Indian Oil (IOC), which may fetch the government over Rs 13,000 crore (Rs 130......

Black money: Will punishment and threats be truly effective?

The hunt for black money has long been a politically salient activity The Union Cabinet has cleared the Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of New Tax) Bill, generally known as the......

Follow-up reforms needed after diesel decontrol

On Saturday, the Union Cabinet of the National Democratic Alliance government met and took several important decisions, especially some dealing with petroleum products.  A new formula for......

Next on Modi sarkar's agenda: implementing GST

GST implementation could happen in September itself, with the next meeting of the Union Cabinet likely to take up the matter, reports Sheela Bhatt. After implementing the massive disinvestment......
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Court defers cross-examination till May 20

[India], May 4 (ANI): The Patiala House court on Saturday deferred the cross-examination of the former Union Minister MJ Akbar till May 20 in... ...
4 Union ministers in fray in last phase of LS polls in Bihar

The most keenly-watched contest is in Patna Sahib where Ravi Shankar Prasad, one of the most prominent members of the Narendra Modi cabinet, is... ...
How forces are keeping VIPs safe during poll campaign

The Special Protection Group, the National Security Guard, the Central Reserve Police Force, the Central Industrial Security Force and the... ...
SC to hear plea filed by triple talaq victim tomorrow

[India], May 16 (ANI): The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Friday a plea of a Muslim woman challenging the Talaq given to her by the husband... ...
Hua toh hua' posters greet Priyanka in Punjab

Agitated over Indian Overseas Congress chief Sam Pitroda's remark on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, a section of the Sikh community as a sign of protest... ...

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