Prime Ministers Office
India  /  Published 31.05.20

PM CARES: What transparency? Website has no details of donations, spending

The Prime Minister’s Office has refused to provide copies of the trust deed of the PM CARES Fund, besides those of the government orders, notifications and circulars related to its creation, saying ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Claim: Aarogya holes exposed

A cyber-security engineer has flagged privacy-related holes in Aarogya Setu, a mobile app promoted by the Indian government as a “bodyguard” that allows people to assess their risk of catching the...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.04.20

Lockdown curbs to be lifted in phases

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hinted at a phased removal of lockdown restrictions when he ordered his ministers to draw up a list of 10 major decisions and identify 10 priority areas of focus...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.03.20

PMO not in favour of relief for EWS poor

The Prime Minister’s Office is learnt to have disagreed with a suggestion to extend to the economically weak among the privileged castes certain eligibility-related relaxations that those from socia...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.02.20

Urdu faces minority tag

The Prime Minister’s Office is considering a request to transfer the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language from the ministry governing education to that of minority affairs and is expected...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.01.20

FIRs over ‘new statute’ post

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has filed defamation cases with two Lucknow police stations accusing identified people of circulating on social media a fake “new Constitution” and attributing it f...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.20

Modi, a man of letters

The Prime Minister’s Office may soon face a daunting task — making space for 1 crore letters.The Bengal BJP is embarking on the onerous task of collecting from the doorsteps of 1 crore residents o...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.12.19

‘Stronger’ Chidambaram mauls ‘clueless’ Centre

Legally inexplicable pre-trial incarceration for 106 days and denial of basic needs like a proper bed and a pillow to a 74-year-old who has not only been a top lawyer but a senior minister in several ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.11.19

Government tests waters on farmland lease

The Centre has set up a group of ministers to examine the feasibility of enacting a law that allows farmland to be leased to tenants.Analysts said such a move would help millions of sharecroppers acce...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.11.19

Poll bond, PMO… mic switched off

Sonia Gandhi on Thursday led a Congress walkout from the Lok Sabha after the Speaker disconnected the microphone the moment a party MP mentioned the Prime Minister’s Office while flagging a growing ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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