Modi has pipped Xi Jinping to secure the top rank in handling domestic and international affairs in a global survey conducted by a Chinese firm.
The Government reached out to leaders of Opposition parties, including Sonia Gandhi, and activist Anna Hazare on Land Bill.
Maharashtra Government announced a scheme of Rs 50 crore aimed at preventing farmers suicides.
Maharashtra announced Local Body Tax (LBT) would be abolished from August 1.
Government will provide a short window of a "few months" to income tax assesses to come clean by declaring their money and assets stashed abroad.
Government's political trouble-shooters believe that the reference of the Land Bill to Select Committee would help it weather the ongoing political storm.
Though Congress-led UPA brought in Land Acquisition Act, Sonia Gandhi’s party along with ten Opposition parties are now against BJP’s new Land Bill
To check black money menace, the Cabinet approved a new Bill that would give more powers to the tax department in tracking illicit wealth.
Gadkari is of the view that only five people -- President, Vice President, PM, CJI and Speaker of Lok Sabha -- should be allowed to use red beacons.