Prime Ministers Office
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 23.02.19

Flag-waving crowd welcomes Modi

The day after a flag-waving crowd lined up outside the airport here to cheer Narendra Modi on his return from South Korea, sources in the BJP revealed that the “rousing welcome” had been ordered b...
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

Business  /  Published 08.08.19

FPIs may be exempted from levy

The government is considering ways to exempt a certain class of foreign portfolio investors from the surcharge on taxable income announced in the budget, while industry leaders have pitched for an ove...
By Our Special Correspondent 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


Opinion  /  Published 16.04.19

On Rafale, electoral bonds, and transparency

Everyone, including the most democratically-minded, would agree that a government cannot be transparent about everything if it is to run the country. Otherwise, laws such as the Official Secrets Act w...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 12.04.19

Jet jam forces PMO to step in

The crisis in Jet Airways deepened on Friday as the airline could operate only 11 aircraft, leaving passengers stranded at various domestic and international airports and prompting the Prime Minister...
By Our Special Correspondent & PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.10.19

Slump sends tax cut signal

The Narendra Modi-government is expected to come out with another round of measures to boost demand in the economy, including increased public spending and putting more money in the hands of consumers...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.09.19

Panel to vet Huawei way into 5G trials

The Narendra Modi-government has formed a high-level panel to look into the participation of Huawei in the upcoming 5G trials, amid growing international pressure to ban the Chinese giant even as Beij...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.08.19

PMO steps in to allay FPI fears

The Prime Minister’s Office has asked the finance ministry to address the concerns of foreign portfolio investors over the income tax surcharge imposed on them in the budget. Spooked FPIs have gone ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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