Prime Ministers Office
India  /  Published 06.03.19

PM’s ‘charity’ with a trumpet

The official Twitter handle of the Prime Minister’s Office has listed Narendra Modi’s acts of donation, including those towards sanitation workers, a day after questions were raised whether his ge...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.02.19

IIT choice runs into hurdle

The human resource development ministry has had to put off appointing a director for IIT Kharagpur after the Prime Minister’s Office informally indicated its disagreement with the selection panel’...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.18

Above all: The Prime Minister as a colossus

India, at times, resembles a puzzle. Perhaps that has to do with some embedded contradictions that seem to have defied time. Consider the demand for giving a presidential touch to a parliamentary syst...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 07.02.19

Sop for boatmen, eateries in budget

Boatmen and eateries affected by the inauguration of Bhupen Hazarika Setu (Dhola-Sadiya) and the Bogibeel bridge in Upper Assam are happy with the announcement of rehabilitation in the state budget. A...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

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


India  /  Published 21.11.19

Govt backs quota-proof lateral entry route

The Union government on Thursday defended its policy of appointing a tenth of joint secretaries through lateral entry, a route that does not provide for reservation, despite criticism of the practice....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.02.19

Ex-air marshal backs PMO

Retired Air Marshal S.B.P. Sinha, who led the Indian negotiating team in the Rafale deal, on Friday rejected the allegation that the Prime Minister’s Office had held “parallel negotiations” with...
By PTI 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

India  /  Published 30.05.20

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 11.07.19

Abrupt shift of Rakesh Asthana probe chief

The Centre on Wednesday abruptly removed Tarun Gauba, who was supervising the probe against former CBI special director Rakesh Asthana, from the federal investigative agency and repatriated him to the...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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