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8 October, 2018 1:52 PM National Security Advisor To Lead Group For Planning Strategic Moves

The government has set up a panel headed by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to help the National Security Council, which advises the Prime Minister on matters of national security and strategic interests, officials said Monday. The Strategic Policy Group or SPG will assist the National Security Council and undertake among other tasks, a long-term 103

5 October, 2018 10:13 PM No Deadline To Submit Loan Waiver Details, H D Kumaraswamy Tells Farmers

HD Kumaraswamy said misinformation was being spread in the state that there is a deadline to avail of the benefit, "causing panic among farmers". Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday asked farmers to submit requisite details to avail of Rs 45,000 crore farm-loan waiver announced by the government and said there is no need to panic as no deadline 97

3 October, 2018 5:11 PM Agency To Redevelop, Modernise Railway Stations Gets Cabinet Nod

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved creation of an agency for a coordinated development and modernisation of railway stations in the country, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. According to Ravi Shankar Prasad, the name of the agency would be Indian Railway Stations Development Corp Ltd (IRSDC). Calling the cabinet decision a progressive 51

3 October, 2018 12:36 PM Cabinet hikes minimum support price of wheat by Rs 105 per quintal

New Delhi: The Cabinet has approved a Rs 105 per quintal hike in the minimum support price of wheat to Rs 1,840 per quintal for 2018-19 season, sources said. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in its meeting on Wednesday approved minimum support prices (MSP) of Rabi crops, they said. The MSP has been increased according to the recommendations 54

27 September, 2018 6:39 AM Manohar Parrikar Doesn't Take Advice From Anyone: Dropped Goa Minister

Manohar Parrikar, who is admitted in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi because of a pancreatic ailment, had on Monday dropped BJP ministers Francis D'Souza and Pandurang Madkaikar from his cabinet. Ailing Goa BJP legislator Francis D'Souza, who was recently dropped from the Manohar Parrikar-led Goa cabinet, said today that he would 81

26 September, 2018 1:21 PM Government Gives Nod to New Telecom Policy, Eyes Broadband for All

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new telecom policy - National Digital Communications Policy 2018 - designed to provide "broadband to all," Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha announced. The policy, aimed at providing universal availability of 50Mbps and attracting investments worth $100 billion (about Rs. 7.26 lakh crores), was approved 62

23 September, 2018 5:48 PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah can't make Manohar Parrikar resign as they fear blackmail over Rafale: Congress

Amit Shah on Sunday said that Parrikar will continue as Goa CM. PANAJI: The Rahul Gandhi-led Congress party on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah did not dare seek ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's resignation as he had crucial information on the Rafale fighter jet deal which he could use to 'blackmail' 50

19 September, 2018 3:06 PM Hike In Pay For Anganwadi, Asha Workers To Be Effective Next Month

The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved an increase in the honorarium for Anganwadi and Asha workers which will become effective next month. Anganwadi workers receiving Rs 3,000 per month will now get Rs 4,500. Similarly, those at mini-Anganwadi centres receiving Rs 2,200 per month will now get Rs 3,500. The honorarium for Anganwadi helpers has also been increased 64

6 September, 2018 9:56 AM Government Increases Incentives On Jan Dhan Yojana: 5 Things To Know

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to make the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) an open-ended scheme. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to make the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) an open-ended scheme and added more incentives to encourage people to open bank accounts. "In view of the runaway success of the scheme, now it has been decided 71

29 August, 2018 9:09 AM Cabinet Approves Additional 2% Hike In Dearness Allowance: 5 Things To Know

The combined impact on the exchequer on account of both Dearness Allowance and Dearess Relief would be Rs.6112.20 crore per annum. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the release of an additional 2 per cent increase in Dearness Allowance (DA) to central government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners, according 79