Union Cabinet approves Bill to repeal agricultural laws; set to be introduced in the house

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement on November 19 that three agriculture laws would be withdrawn, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposed legislation to repeal them. The Agricultural Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 is likely to be introduced on the first day of the winter session of Parliament beginning Monday. Information and Broadcasting Minister … Read more

Gehlot’s new cabinet follows social engineering model

The Congress underwent a complete reshuffle of the Ashok Gehlot cabinet in Rajasthan, in which 15 ministers – 11 cabinet ministers and four ministers of state – were sworn in on Sunday evening. The departments are yet to be announced. With the cabinet reshuffle, the Congress has resolved the long pending grievances of former Deputy … Read more

Will play any role in party: Sachin Pilot

A year after senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot’s rebellion against Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, the Congress government in the state came to the brink of collapse, with the young leader inducting five of his loyalists as ministers in Sunday’s cabinet. In an interview with Shuffle ET’s Nidhi Sharma, Pilot shares why his focus will … Read more

Rajasthan Congress President says cabinet reshuffle met everyone’s expectations

Rajasthan Congress President Govind Singh Dotasra on Sunday claimed that the cabinet reshuffle in the Ashok Gehlot government has fulfilled everyone’s expectations and there is no resentment within the party. Congress will soon organize programs at its state unit headquarters for party workers to share their grievances. He told reporters that the feedback would be … Read more

The inclusion of two new faces in the Rajasthan cabinet will increase the representation of women.

Two new women members will be included in the Rajasthan cabinet on Sunday. Shakuntala Rawat and Zahida are set to take oath as new ministers, while Mamta Bhupesh will take oath as cabinet ministers from minister of state to cabinet rank, taking the total number of women in the Ashok Gehlot cabinet to three. Fifteen … Read more

Two sacked cabinet ministers will get a place in the new cabinet of Rajasthan

Ramesh Meena and Vishvendra Singh are set to be included in the Rajasthan cabinet on Sunday after they were removed from the post of cabinet ministers for raising the flag of rebellion against the leadership of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot last year. He is among 15 ministers who are going to take oath at the … Read more

Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle: 15 ministers will take oath at 4 pm

Fifteen new ministers of Rajasthan will take oath as part of the cabinet reshuffle at the Raj Bhavan here at 4 pm on Sunday, officials said. The ministers include 11 cabinet ministers and four ministers of state (MoS). In the new cabinet of Rajasthan, 12 new faces, including five from the Sachin Pilot camp, will … Read more

Cabinet approves proposal for mobile services in 7,287 villages in 5 states

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the use of Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) for provision of mobile connectivity in 7,287 villages across five states at an estimated cost of Rs 6,466 crore. Briefing the media about the cabinet decisions, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said that these untouched villages in 44 aspirational districts … Read more

Center ready to improve tribal welfare schemes

In a major outreach to the electorally important tribal votebank, the Center is all set to announce a slew of welfare measures including hi-tech digital classes at Eklavya Model Residential School for tribal students, enhanced scholarships across all states and a project for tribal students Tribal Welfare Schemes for monitoring monitoring units. The Ministry of … Read more

PM Modi tasked the entire council of ministers to develop resources to improve governance

In a major push for a pragmatic approach to governance, the Modi government is planning to engage young professionals, take suggestions from retired officials and make best use of technology to oversee the project, apart from taking eight different steps. Other steps are being taken to take care of it. Sources said the group comprises … Read more