UNION CABINET

  • Union Cabinet recommends President's rule in Delhi February 15, 2014

    A day after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet resigned, the Union Cabinet accepted Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's report and recommended President's Rule in the national capital. It also recommended that the Assembly be placed under suspended animation. The Cabinet's recommendation has been forwarded to President Pranab Mukherjee...
  • Telangana decision is undemocratic and unilateral, says Rajagopal February 7, 2014

    After the Union Cabinet cleared the Telangana Bill, Congress leader from Seemandhra, Lagadapati Rajagopal said that this decision is undemocratic and unilateral. ...
  • Four Union Ministers resign over Telangana issue October 4, 2013

    A day after the Cabinet approved the formation of Telangana, four ministers hailing from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh have quit the Union Council of Ministers. Union Ministers Chiranjeevi, Pallam Raju, Kotla S Reddy and KS Rao have submitted their resignation papers over the issue. ...
  • Telangana: Is a divided Andhra in the interest of the nation? October 3, 2013

    IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai talked to Telangana Rashtriya Samiti MLA KT Rama Rao over the Cabinet approval for Telangana and making Hyderabad as the joint capital for both Telangana and Seemandhra for 10 years. ...
  • The Last Word: Is Rahul Gandhi the supreme leader of Congress? October 3, 2013

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday defended his explosive outburst against the ordinance to protect convicted politicians but admitted that the words that he used to lambast the Cabinet decision may have been too strong. While defending the Cabinet's decision to withdraw ordinance on convicted legislators, Rahul said, "I...
  • News 360: Telangana approved by Cabinet, Hyderabad to be joint capital for 10 years October 3, 2013

    The Union Cabinet cleared the Telangana note sent by the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday. With this a 50yearold fight for Telangana reaches its logical end. Both Telangana and Seemandhra will share Hyderabad as a joint capital for the next 10 years. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 2, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is public pressure forcing political parties to change their stand on ordinance on convicted MPs? September 26, 2013

    The UPA government is finding itself isolated and cornered as most of the political parties have termed the ordinance unconstitutional. There is also dissenting notes within the Congress over its timing. The government is facing the wrath of the public for passing an ordinance on convicted legislators, which allows convicted...
  • Cabinet clears Lokpal Bill allowing states to appoint Lokayuktas January 31, 2013

    The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared a revised draft Lokpal Bill that allows states to appoint Lokayuktas. However, the contentious issue of the independence of CBI remains unresolved. ...
  • Lokpal fiasco in Rajya Sabha: The inside story December 30, 2011

    The Lokpal Bill has failed to get Parliament's approval yet again when the Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die abruptly on Thursday night. ...
  • Lokpal fiasco: Is this the murder of democracy? December 30, 2011

    The Lokpal Bill has failed to get Parliament's approval yet again when the Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die abruptly on Thursday night. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 20, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • FTN: Do we need Walmart in India? November 24, 2011

    The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared 50 per cent FDI in multibrand retail and 100 per cent FDI in single brand retail. ...
  • Threefold salary hike fails to please MPs August 20, 2010

    A threefold increase has taken the salaries of ours MPs to Rs 50,000 per month. But that is still not enough as RJD and SP MPs stalled Parliament demanding more. ...
  • We could have been more transparent: Sule June 4, 2010

    Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's daughter and NCP MP Supriya Sule came out in support of her father and her family, saying they have no links to the IPL bid. However, she admits they could have been more transparent. Sule spoke exclusively to CNN IBN Editorinchief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Should Pawar be asked to quit, like Tharoor was? June 4, 2010

    CNNIBN speaks to BJP Spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad and General Secretary & Chief Spokesperson of NCP Devi Prasad Tripathi on the issue. ...
  • Left Front era in West Bengal is over: Mamata May 23, 2009

    Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee is one of the 19 Union Cabinet ministers to take oath on Friday. Mamata, who is credited with routing the Left Front in West Bengal during the justconcluded Lok Sabha elections, says that the Special Economic Zone issue is still important for her party. She also adds...
  • Government's role in a reforming economy May 23, 2009

    Manmohan Singh has become the first prime minister after Jawaharlal Nehru to be sworn in for a second successive term. Along with Manmohan, 19 others were sworn in as Cabinet ministers on Friday in New Delhi. ...
  • Watch: Cabinet Ministers outline their priorities May 22, 2009

    New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee is likely to take over as Finance Minister in the new government after being administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Pratibha Patil on Friday. Pranab says business with Pakistan is only possible if Pakistan satisfies international commitments. S M Krishna believes that the new Cabinet...