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Cabinet (government): Group of high ranking officials, usually representing the executive branch of government
A cabinet is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch. Members of a cabinet are usually called cabinet ministers or secretaries. The function of a cabinet varies: in some countries it is a collegiate decision-making body with collective responsibility, while in others it may function either as a purely advisory body or an assisting institution to a decision making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are typically the body responsible for the day-to-day management of the government and response to sudden events, whereas the legislative and judicial branches work in a measured pace, in sessions according to lengthy procedures.

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PM chairs Cabinet meeting [Video]

PM chairs Cabinet meeting

Boris Johnson chairs a cabinet meeting as Greater Manchester faces going into a Tier 3 lockdown. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Cabinet meets following introduction of new Covid alert levels [Video]

Cabinet meets following introduction of new Covid alert levels

Members of Cabinet head into the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Officefollowing the introduction of a three-tier lockdown system to curb the rise incoronavirus.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published
Cabinet approves revised cost of Rs 8,575 crore for East-West Metro Corridor project [Video]

Cabinet approves revised cost of Rs 8,575 crore for East-West Metro Corridor project

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on October 07 briefed today's cabinet decisions to media in Delhi. He said cabinet today gave the approval to complete the East-West Metro Corridor project at the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:15Published
Cabinet approves standardised E-bidding process for natural gas [Video]

Cabinet approves standardised E-bidding process for natural gas

To make natural gas pricing mechanism transparent, Cabinet on October 07 approved a standardised E-bidding process, informed Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan. He said,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:11Published
Ministers gather for Cabinet meeting with Prime Minister [Video]

Ministers gather for Cabinet meeting with Prime Minister

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and members of his cabinet including Priti Patel,Baroness Evans, Michael Gove, Robert Buckland, Amanda Milling and Lord Frostarrive for a meeting in the Foreign and..

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Boris Johnson holds Cabinet meeting on return to Westminster [Video]

Boris Johnson holds Cabinet meeting on return to Westminster

Boris Johnson is facing fresh pressure from his backbenches for clarity ontaxes, education and coronavirus policy as MPs return to Westminster after thesummer recess.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:55Published
PM faces pressure from backbenchers over Government U-turns [Video]

PM faces pressure from backbenchers over Government U-turns

The Prime Minister will chair a meeting of his Cabinet today, ahead of theresumption of Parliament. It comes as the Government continues to facepressure from backbench MPs over U-turns on policy..

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Rajasthan ministry meets after party sacks Pilot, his loyalists

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Cabinet approves Rs 15,000 crore for special COVID-19 response package

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Cabinet approves Ordinance to make acts of violence against health workers cognisable and non-bailable offence

Union Minister Prakash Javdekar informed on Wednesday that an ordinance will be brought in through which an accused involved in the attack on healthcare workers could be sentenced from 6 months to 7..
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Cabinet approves ordinance to slash 30% salaries of MPs, ministers for a year; MPLAD funds suspended for 2 years

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