Tag: Cabinet

Bangladesh PM Hasina's 47-member new cabinet announced

Bangladesh PM Hasina’s 47-member new cabinet announced

Dhaka: A 47-member new cabinet of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was announced on Sunday, Xinhua reported. Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam told a press conference that the cabinet included 25 ministers, including Prime Minister Hasina, 19 ministers of state and three deputy ministers. According to the cabinet secretary, Hasina[Read More…]

Bihar: Nitish Kumar gets new cabinet with 27 ministers

Bihar: Nitish Kumar gets new cabinet with 27 ministers

The two-day-old Nitish Kumar cabinet was expanded on Saturday. Kumar, who won the floor test at the one-day special assembly session on Friday, inducts 27 ministers in his team. The swearing-in is taking place in Raj Bhawan. Nitish Kumar was sworn in on Thursday, a day after he dumped the grand alliance and joined[Read More…]

Air India plane survives disaster after hitting wall

Cabinet clears privatisation of debt-ridden Air India

The Union Cabinet gave an in-principle approval for disinvestment of the government-run airline. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, “In-principle approval for Air India divestment has been given.” Besides, “The Civil Aviation Ministry’s proposal for the formation of a group under the chairmanship of the Finance Minister to decide the[Read More…]

Ministers to be penalised for overstay in public homes

On Wednesday, the Cabinet declared that ministers and members of Parliament who overstay in public homes on time will be penalised. According to new orders, those ministers & MPs who refuse to vacate these homes can further be prosecuted. Ministers who overstay their tenure in such public homes and continue[Read More…]

Smriti Irani (News X)

PM Modi’s Cabinet makeover: The complete list

Former human resource development minister Smriti Irani has been shifted from the to the textile ministry. Prakash Javadekar, elevated to a Cabinet rank, will hold the portfolio now. List of Cabinet Ministers: Arun Jaitley: Finance and Corporate Affairs Rajnath Singh: Home Affairs Sushma Swaraj: External Affairs Manohar Parrikar: Defence Venkaiah[Read More…]

7th Pay Commission cleared by Cabinet

The Union Cabinet has approved recommendations by a pay panel on increasing salaries and pension for one crore central government employees and pensioners by at least 23.55%. This implies an annual additional burden of ₹1.02 lakh crore on the exchequer or nearly 0.7% of the GDP. The government has largely[Read More…]

Latest Update