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There are two ways to remove a president from office: the 25th Amendment of the US Constitution and impeachment followed by a Senate conviction.(AFP)

Cabinet could remove Trump before term-end

By Agencies | Washington, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 03:42 AM IST
For the Amendment to be invoked, Pence and the majority of Trump’s Cabinet would need to declare that Trump is unable to perform the duties of the presidency and remove him.
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will expand his cabinet on January 3.(HT PHOTO)
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will expand his cabinet on January 3.(HT PHOTO)

Shivraj Singh Chouhan to expand his cabinet on Sunday

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 01:11 AM IST
Shivraj Singh Chouhan is likely to induct Tulsi Silavat and Govind Singh Rajput who had resigned from the cabinet in the run-up to the bypolls in October as they completed six months in their respective office without being members of the state assembly.
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Defence items already being exported include the advanced light helicopter, offshore patrol vessels, personal protective gear, surveillance systems and a variety of radars. (Photo @airnews_abad)
Defence items already being exported include the advanced light helicopter, offshore patrol vessels, personal protective gear, surveillance systems and a variety of radars. (Photo @airnews_abad)

Cabinet approves export of Akash missiles

By Rahul Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 06:53 PM IST
The export version of Akash will be different from the weapon system currently deployed by the Indian armed forces, the defence ministry statement said without specifying the differences in configuration.
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Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Cabinet nod to Rs 59,000 core investment in Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC students

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 09:04 PM IST
Of the total investment of Rs 59,048 crore approved by the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 60 per cent, which amounts to Rs 35,534, would be spent by the Centra and the rest by the state govenrment.
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Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Prakash Javadekar during a press briefing on Cabinet decisions, at National Media Centre in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI)
Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Prakash Javadekar during a press briefing on Cabinet decisions, at National Media Centre in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI)

India may blacklist some telecom equipment vendors for security reasons

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 05:51 PM IST
Deputy NSA will head the national security committee on telecom which will give its recommendation on which vendors are trusted and which are not.
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A large number of farmers gather during their protest against the farm laws at Singhu border in New Delhi on Sunday.(ANI)
A large number of farmers gather during their protest against the farm laws at Singhu border in New Delhi on Sunday.(ANI)

Farm leaders reject Amit Shah’s offer of talks, set new terms

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 04:35 PM IST
The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) said the home ministry should not lead the discussions as agriculture was outside its jurisdiction.
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Suvendu Adhikari sent his resignation letter to Banerjee and emailed a copy to governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at 1.05pm, fanning speculation that he might quit the party and make his next political move.
Suvendu Adhikari sent his resignation letter to Banerjee and emailed a copy to governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at 1.05pm, fanning speculation that he might quit the party and make his next political move.

Setback to TMC as leader quits cabinet

By Tanmay Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Kolkata, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 02:05 AM IST
A senior TMC leader said on condition of anonymity that the differences between Adhikari and the party leadership widened after he wanted it to field candidates of his choice on 65 assembly seats spread across several districts. This was unacceptable to the leadership.
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Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar(PTI photo)
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar(PTI photo)

Cabinet approves Rs 6,000 crore infusion in NIIF debt platform

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 05:45 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved equity infusion of Rs 6,000 crore in NIIF Debt Platform sponsored by National Investment and Infrastructure Fund.
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The Union Cabinet has approved the merger of the LVB with DBS Bank India Limited, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters, adding the decision will provide comfort to 20 lakh depositors and protect the services of 4,000 employees.(File photo for representation)
The Union Cabinet has approved the merger of the LVB with DBS Bank India Limited, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters, adding the decision will provide comfort to 20 lakh depositors and protect the services of 4,000 employees.(File photo for representation)

Cabinet approves amalgamation of Lakshmi Vilas Bank with DBS Bank

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 03:58 PM IST
The government on Wednesday approved merger of crisis-ridden Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) with DBS Bank India Ltd (DBIL) and removed restrictions on withdrawal of deposits by depositors.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at the oath ceremony of newly elected Members of Legislative Council in Patna, on Sunday.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at the oath ceremony of newly elected Members of Legislative Council in Patna, on Sunday.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Nitish Kumar may expand cabinet after first session of assembly

By Anirban Guha Roy | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 08:15 AM IST
There are total 14 ministers in the cabinet now including the Chief Minister following the resignation of Mewalal Choudhary of the JD(U).
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Biden is due to take office on Jan. 20.(REUTERS)
Biden is due to take office on Jan. 20.(REUTERS)

Joe Biden to unveil first Cabinet picks on Tuesday, envisions scaled-down inauguration

By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Biden received 6 million more votes nationwide than Trump and prevailed 306-232 in the state-by-state Electoral College system that determines the election’s victor.
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Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a press conference, in New Delhi, Wednesday.(PTI)
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a press conference, in New Delhi, Wednesday.(PTI)

Cabinet approves PLI scheme for 10 sectors: All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 10:00 PM IST
The PLI scheme,as finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, will also provide encouragement to the critical sunrise sectors.
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Cabinet meet: Himachal shuts schools again as Covid cases see a spurt

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 01:02 AM IST
Special vacation will be granted to all government and private schools, colleges, industrial training institutes, polytechnics, engineering colleges and coaching institutes from November 11 to 25
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Union minister Prakash Javadekar announces Cabinet decisions on Wednesday.(PTI)
Union minister Prakash Javadekar announces Cabinet decisions on Wednesday.(PTI)

Union Cabinet approves bonus for central government employees, 30 lakh to benefit

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 03:56 PM IST
The announcement brings cheer among government employees as uncertainty loomed large over bonus announcement this year, owing to Covid-19 pandemic.
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The state cabinet approved the conversion of the Factories (Punjab Amendment) Ordinance, 2020, into a Bill at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, an official statement said.(HT PHOTO)
The state cabinet approved the conversion of the Factories (Punjab Amendment) Ordinance, 2020, into a Bill at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, an official statement said.(HT PHOTO)

Punjab govt to table bill in special assembly to boost investment

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 10:54 PM IST
The change has been necessitated by the increase in manufacturing activities by small units in the state,and will help create more employment opportunities,an official statement said.
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The oxygen is being procured for various central and state government hospitals. The entire exercise of importing and then distributing the medical oxygen is estimated to cost Rs 600-700 crore, official sources said.(REUTERS)
The oxygen is being procured for various central and state government hospitals. The entire exercise of importing and then distributing the medical oxygen is estimated to cost Rs 600-700 crore, official sources said.(REUTERS)

Covid-19: Govt to import 1 lakh liquid oxygen to meet any shortage during winters

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2020 04:48 PM IST
HLL Lifecare Limited, a public sector undertaking, has floated a global tender on Wednesday on behalf of the Health Ministry for procuring one lakh metric tonne of liquid oxygen.
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Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presided over the cabinet meeting at the Himachal Pradesh secretariat in Shimla on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presided over the cabinet meeting at the Himachal Pradesh secretariat in Shimla on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Himachal cabinet restores MLALAD fund

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 12:03 AM IST
Of the 50 lakh due to each constituency, 25 lakh will be released in October, and the second instalment will be released after the Panchayati Raj Institution polls.
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MSPs are federally fixed prices for farm produce aimed at preventing distress sale. The government buys largely rice and wheat at these prices through its procurement system.
MSPs are federally fixed prices for farm produce aimed at preventing distress sale. The government buys largely rice and wheat at these prices through its procurement system.

Cabinet hikes MSPs for rabi crops amid farm stir

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 01:26 AM IST
The decision on rabi MSPs was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar announced the hike in Lok Sabha.
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Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned soon after her husband and SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal strongly opposed the bills in Lok Sabha on Thursday night.(HT Photo)
Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned soon after her husband and SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal strongly opposed the bills in Lok Sabha on Thursday night.(HT Photo)

Kept pleading with govt not to go ahead with farm bills: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 06:47 PM IST
Harsimrat Kaur Badal said she feels saddened that her voice in support of farmers was not heard and demanded that the government should pause on these legislations by referring them to a parliamentary panel for wider consultations.
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The issue was discussed at a core committee meeting of the party.(AFP)
The issue was discussed at a core committee meeting of the party.(AFP)

Uttarakhand BJP to form committee to strengthen cadre at grassroots level

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 05:12 PM IST
Expansion of the state Cabinet was also discussed at the meeting
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Sugarcane producing states such as Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana fix their own sugarcane price called ‘state advisory prices’ (SAPs).(Bloomberg file photo)
Sugarcane producing states such as Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana fix their own sugarcane price called ‘state advisory prices’ (SAPs).(Bloomberg file photo)

Cabinet nod to increase in sugarcane price

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 03:06 AM IST
According to government estimates, the country’s total sugar production is pegged to be 28-29 million tonne in the current year ending next month, compared to 33.1 million tonnes during 2018-19 due to a sharp fall in cane acreage in Maharashtra and Karnataka.
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US President Donald Trump didn’t specify which cabinet members he’s unhappy with.(Bloomberg)
US President Donald Trump didn’t specify which cabinet members he’s unhappy with.(Bloomberg)

‘Not thrilled with everybody’: Trump may ask for resignation of Cabinet if re-elected

By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Washington
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2020 06:48 AM IST
Trump has privately said that he intends to replace Secretary of Defense Mark Esper after the November election, according to people familiar with internal discussions.
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The prime minister said his government had freed the country’s agriculture sector by abolishing archaic regulations, which will help to increase famers’ income. (DPR MOD / HT Photo)
The prime minister said his government had freed the country’s agriculture sector by abolishing archaic regulations, which will help to increase famers’ income. (DPR MOD / HT Photo)

PM hails country’s agriculture sector

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 12:45 AM IST
The prime minister said his government had freed the country’s agriculture sector by abolishing archaic regulations, which will help to increase famers’ income.
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said migrant workers who had left the cities for their homes in the hinterland after the lockdown was enforced on March 25 to curb the spread of the disease were returning to work in one positive development for the economy.(PTI Photo)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said migrant workers who had left the cities for their homes in the hinterland after the lockdown was enforced on March 25 to curb the spread of the disease were returning to work in one positive development for the economy.(PTI Photo)

Rs 3 lakh crore credit facility will cover professionals, says FM

By Rajeev Jayaswal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2020 03:32 AM IST
“Some pockets are still under containment... decided by states, which is the right thing as states are better placed to judge [the ground situation]. We appreciate that,” Sitharaman said
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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there could be various models to achieve minimum four PSUs in case of those falling under the strategic sector.(PTI)
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there could be various models to achieve minimum four PSUs in case of those falling under the strategic sector.(PTI)

Govt to come out with strategic sectors list soon: Nirmala Sitharaman

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2020 04:40 PM IST
As part of the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ package, the finance minister in May had announced that there will be a maximum of four public sector companies in strategic sectors, and state-owned firms in other segments will eventually be privatised.
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BJP national president JP Nadda.(PTI file)
BJP national president JP Nadda.(PTI file)

National Education Policy 2020 caters to needs of 21st century New India, says JP Nadda

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2020 08:38 PM IST
National Education Policy 2020: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also lauded the Cabinet decision and said that NEP 2020 will make India global knowledge superpower.
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On Sunday, the CM had reviewed the Covid-19 situation and the government’s measures to combat the pandemic in the state through video conferencing.(Shivraj Singh Chouhan/ Twitter)
On Sunday, the CM had reviewed the Covid-19 situation and the government’s measures to combat the pandemic in the state through video conferencing.(Shivraj Singh Chouhan/ Twitter)

Shivraj Singh Chouhan chairs India’s first virtual cabinet session from hospital

By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Bhopal
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 04:48 PM IST
Narottam Mishra, the state’s Home Minister later informed that several decisions were taken in the session, including the renaming of the Chambal Expressway to ‘Chambal Progressway’.
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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had chaired a meeting of the cabinet on Friday night to discuss the points raised by the governor on its earlier proposal.(Himanshu Vyas/ Hindustan Times)
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had chaired a meeting of the cabinet on Friday night to discuss the points raised by the governor on its earlier proposal.(Himanshu Vyas/ Hindustan Times)

Ashok Gehlot calls another cabinet meet to discuss governor’s reservations over Rajasthan assembly session

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 01:28 PM IST
Ashok Gehlot and his ministers will discuss the objections raised by Governor Mishra in holding an assembly session during the cabinet meeting at the chief minister’s residence at 4pm, reports said.
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The total credit will be disbursed over four years, starting with an initial sanction of Rs 10,000 crore in the current financial year and Rs. 30,000 crore each in the next three fiscal years.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
The total credit will be disbursed over four years, starting with an initial sanction of Rs 10,000 crore in the current financial year and Rs. 30,000 crore each in the next three fiscal years.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

Cabinet approves agri fund, rental scheme for migrants

By HT Correspondent s | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 01:20 AM IST
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced both plans in May as part of the Rs 20 lakh crore economic stimulus and relief package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fight the slowdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdown.
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Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar(Screengrab)
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar(Screengrab)

Centre approves extending free foodgrain scheme for poor till November

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 04:15 PM IST
On June 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that the scheme for free food grain to more than 80 crore poor people will be extended until November amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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