Narendra Modi's Principal Advisor PK Sinha resigns, says report; retired IAS officer was appointed in Sep 2019
According to the order of his appointment, his tenure as Principal Advisor was co-terminus with the term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi or until further announcement, whichever earlier
Narendra Modi to deliver inaugural address at India Global Week 2020 today; virtual conference to see 5,000 participants
Those participating in the event include S Jaishankar, Piyush Goyal, GC Murmu, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
'Greatest emergency since Independence': Raghuram Rajan urges govt to seek experts' help in dealing with COVID-19's economic impact
Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has suggested to the government to call people with proven expertise and capabilities, including from Opposition, to deal with perhaps the greatest emergency being faced by the country since Independence following the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan urges govt to invite experts to deal with economic impact of pandemic
Rajan, a professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, suggested that India should now plan for what happens after the lockdown, if the virus is not defeated.
Delhi riots: Don’t spare anyone involved in violence irrespective of party, Arvind Kejriwal tells Narendra Modi in meeting to discuss situation
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and discussed the situation in the northeast Delhi area which was hit by violence last week, and said he has requested Modi that those responsible for the violence, irrespective of party affiliation, "should not be spared".
Pakistan declares national emergency to battle locusts destroying crops on large scale in Punjab province
The decision was taken at a meeting convened by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday
Delhi saw 183 days of poor-to-severe air in 2019: Air quality improving but situation out of control, govt to tell parliamentary panel
Delhi is choking on toxic air and 183 days of 2019 witnessed poor and severe air quality that endangered millions of lives
Minor blaze doused at Narendra Modi’s 9, Lok Kalyan Marg residence; living quarters and office area unaffected, tweets PMO
A minor fire broke out at the SPG reception area at 9, Lok Kalyan Marg on Monday but Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence or office was not affected by it, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said.
PMO issues strict guidelines for weeding out corrupt bureaucrats; over 1,000 disciplinary records being scrutinised
After reviewing ongoing action against corrupt bureaucrats, the Prime Minister Office (PMO) has decided that Central government departments must examine and submit a list of deadwood and dishonest officers every few months to increase trust and transparency in the system
EU MPs' Kashmir visit: Congress asks how 'international business broker' Madi Sharma has access to PMO while farmers, unemployed youth don't
The Congress on Wednesday questioned how an "international business broker" like Madi Sharma, who is alleged to have organised the private visit of European Union parliamentarians to Kashmir, have access to the Prime Minister's Office
PMO asks FinMin to conduct detailed study on issuance of overseas sovereign bonds; concerns raised by experts
The PMO has asked the Finance Ministry to examine the concerns raised by formers RBI governors and deputy governors on the issuance of such bonds
The Indian Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) wants the finance ministry to reassess the idea of issuing foreign currency overseas sovereign bonds, two sources with knowledge of the development said on Thursday
I-League 2019: Goa CM Pramod Sawant writes letter to PMO seeking intervention to save Churchill Brothers and Indian football
The Goa CM has called the PMO's attention to the crisis facing Indian football with the AIFF determined to give ISL the status of the top football league
Union health ministry proposes doing away with NEET-PG; says MBBS final exam enough for admissions to MD, MS
Union Health Ministry proposed to do away with NEET-PG, making final MBBS examination for admission to MD and MS programmes.
Govt gives residents of J&K's border areas set-top boxes to disseminate 'authentic' info in places with connectivity issues
Minister of State for prime minister's office Jitendra Singh on Sunday distributed free Doordarshan set-top boxes to beneficiaries near the border area. Singh said, 'Prime Minister Narendra Modi has provided these set-top boxes to the border residents with an aim to disseminate authentic information at the places where connectivity remains a major issue'. The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in the Lok Sabha on 28 June.
Bureaucrats beware: Narendra Modi 2.0 gives bureaucracy a taste of what working for a strong govt is going to be like
After a long gap, the bureaucracy has been unambiguously told to align itself with the government’s agenda and do what is expected. But it may take a little longer for Indian bureaucrats to shake off their tone-deafness accumulated over decades and recognise the real message
Nripendra Misra re-appointed as Principal Secretary, PK Mishra as Additional Principal Secretary to PM Modi; accorded cabinet ranks
Senior bureaucrats Nripendra Misra and Pramod Kumar Mishra have been given an extension and Cabinet ranks in the Prime Minister's Office indicating continuity in governance at the top level. Misra and Mishra were re-appointed as principal secretar and additional principal secretary respectively.
Narendra Modi's first decisions set tone of second term in office; welfare likely to be focus of NDA-II regime
The decisions taken within 24 hours after Modi and his Council of Ministers were sworn in have heightened expectations from the first regular budget of the Modi 2.0 government. If this much could be given by an executive order then people would surely hope for more to be contained in finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech
A US-based India-centric business advocacy and the strategic group have sought establishing an India Trade Representative under the Prime Minister's Office for all international trade negotiations to be handled by one office with a focused approach
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Prime Minister's Office (PMO) staff and thanked them for their support during his tenure