The National Sports Awards include the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyanchand honours, conferred every year by the President of India at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on 29 August.
SC declines stay on Central Vista project, says 'any change at ground level will be at authorities' risk'; posts matter to 7 July
The top court was hearing a plea against the Delhi High Court order which said the Delhi Development Authority was not required to apprise it before notifying changes in the Master Plan to allow the Central Vista project of the central government.
Congress urges Centre to scrap Rs 22,000-cr Central Vista project, says funds can be used in fight against COVID-19
Taking a dig at Centre's ambitious Central Vista redevelopment project, the Congress named the plight of migrant workers across India and the lack of PPEs for doctors at the forefront of the COVID-19 battle as some of the costs "India has to bear" for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "dream to live in a new house and address MPs from a new Parliament building"
Coronavirus Outbreak: 115 families at President's Estate go into self-isolation after relative of sanitation worker tests positive
As many as 115 families residing at the President's Estate are under self-isolation as a preventive measure after a sanitation worker's relative tested positive for coronavirus, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique
Former I&B secretray Bimal Julka sworn in as CIC, Amita Pandove becomes IC; four posts still vacant in transparency watchdog
Information Commissioner Bimal Julka was appointed as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) on Friday, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique
Donald Trump wraps up glitzy two-day visit without any concrete outcome; remains non-committal on trade deal, Pakistan-backed terrorism
US President Donald Trump addressed the media in New Delhi during his two-day India visit, but remained non-committal and incoherent on several issues concerning India, while he also used the opportunity to veer into domestic politics where he faces election in a few months
India, Portugal sign 14 pacts after Modi, Kovind hold talks with Portuguese president; Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa to visit Goa today
India and Portugal on Friday exchanged 14 agreements and understandings in a number of key areas as President Ram Nath Kovind hosted his Portuguese counterpart in New Delhi
JNU students on Monday took out a march from the university campus to the Rashtrapati Bhavan to seek the president's intervention in the hostel fee hike issue.
Mongolian president Khaltmaagiin Battulga meets Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu during 5-day visit to India
Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga on Friday met Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu in Delhi. He was received by Union minister Kiren Rijiju.
Anjali Bhardwaj, the leading member of NCPRI, also announced the launch of 'Use RTI to Save RTI' campaign encouraging people to ask the government questions.
New governors appointed in six states; Anandiben Patel transferred to UP, Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon to replace her in MP
Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel has been shifted to Uttar Pradesh and her place will be filled by Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique.
RS member Anusuiya Uikey, BJP leader Biswa Harichandan appointed Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh governors respectively
Rajya Sabha member Anusuiya Uikey and BJP leader Biswa Bushan Harichandan were appointed governors of Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh respectively.
Nirmala Sitharaman to present Budget 2019: All you need to know about 2nd woman finance minister after Indira Gandhi
Nirmala Sitharaman holds the distinction of being India’s second woman defence minister and the first one to take charge of this key ministry full time; she was also commerce minister during the first tenure of the Modi govt in 2014
Mahendra Nath Pandey, Cabinet Minister, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship: Chess enthusiast was first elected to Lok Sabha from Chandauli in 2014
Chess enthusiast Mahendra Nath Pandey has been rewarded for checkmating a united opposition in the state.
Arjun Munda, Cabinet Minister, Tribal Affairs: BJP's tribal face in Jharkhand and former three-time chief minister makes cut
Arjun Munda had defeated Congress' Kali Charana Munda by an extremely thin margin of just 1,445 votes from Khunti Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand.
Gangapuram Kishan Reddy, Minister of State, Home Affairs: BJP leader has served as president of party's Telangana unit
A three-time MLA who had won two consecutive terms from Amberpet Assembly seat, Reddy was also the BJP’s Telangana unit’s person.
Harsh Vardhan, Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology, Earth Sciences: Two-time MP from Delhi begins second stint in Modi Cabinet
Harsh Vardhan held the charge of Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, and Ministry of Earth Sciences in the previous NDA government.
Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Cabinet Minister 2019: Prominent Scheduled Caste leader returns as Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment
A prominent Scheduled Caste leader, Thaawar Chand Gehlot took charge of the Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment for a second consecutive term on Friday
Suresh Angadi, Minister of State, Railways: Four-time MP from Karnataka's Belagavi joined BJP in 1996
Touted to be a new entrant in Modi’s council of ministers, Suresh Angadi is a four-time MP from Belagavi constituency in North Kannada.
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Cabinet Minister 2019: SAD leader and two-time MP returns for second term in Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Known for her go-getting attitude as the food processing indusrtries minister in the NDA-I, Harsimrat Kaur Badal of Shiromani Akali Dal took charge of the ministry for the second consecutive term on Friday