2016 Rio Olympics: Union sports minister wish Indian contingent luck, hopes for double-digit medal tally

2016 Rio Olympics: Union sports minister wish Indian contingent luck, hopes for double-digit medal tally

The Rio Olympics is scheduled to to place from August 5 to August 21.

PM Narendra Modi unhappy with BJP lawmakers for not using social media, appoints tutors

PM Narendra Modi unhappy with BJP lawmakers for not using social media, appoints tutors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday was critical of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmakers who are not active on social media.

Srinagar NIT row: Force should be used against students, says MoS Jitendra Singh

Expressing concern over the clash between students and the police at NIT Srinagar, Minister of State PMO Jitendra Singh, Tuesday, said that students must maintain peace in the campus.

ISRO to launch last series of INRSS satellite next month

ISRO to launch last series of INRSS satellite next month

Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State in the PMO that looks after the Department of Space, said the last satellite of the IRNSS series will be launched on April, 28, 2016.

J&K govt formation: BJP MLAs to meet Ram Madhav, Jitendra Singh today

J&K govt formation: BJP MLAs to meet Ram Madhav, Jitendra Singh today

Mehbooba Mufti was on Thursday unanimously elected as the leader of the PDP lawmakers.

Over Rs 1,500 crore spent on babus' foreign tours in past 3 years: Govt

A whopping over Rs 1,500 crore was spent by various central government ministries on foreign travel during the last three years, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

PM nod needed to suspend IAS officers working with Centre

The approval of the Prime Minister is needed to suspend IAS officers working under central government, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday.

Govt plans to set up more nuclear power plants

To meet the country's growing needs, the govt plans to set up nuclear power plants in in Bihar, Haryana and Punjab, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Minister steps in to help slain VDC member's son

17-year-old Sunak's father, who was a village defence committee (VDC) member, was gunned down by militants in 2001.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Sikkim on Monday

 Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Gangtok beginning on Monday, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said a new chapter is set to begin in the history of the State with its acknowledgement as an "Organic State".

Kudankulam unit 1 to restart soon, unit 2 by March

The first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelvelli district, around 650 km from Chennai, was shut down in June 2015 for 60 days for refuelling and maintenance work.

Kudankulam Unit 1 shut due to operational purposes: Jitendra Singh

Rubbishing reports that the Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) was shut for "political reasons", Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday said it was done due to operational purposes and that it would be started soon.

Jammu and Kashmir comes under Governor's rule; Sonia Gandhi to meet Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday

Jammu and Kashmir comes under Governor's rule; Sonia Gandhi to meet Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday

"Governor's rule has been imposed in the state of Jammu and Kashmir," a Home Ministry spokesperson said in Delhi.

Absurd to target PM for everything: MoS PMO on Kejriwal charge

It is absurd to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi for everything, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said while disapproving of Delhi government's way

From birth to death certificates, now you have to fill only 1-page form

From birth to death certificates, now you have to fill only 1-page form

Applications for majority of services like birth or death certificates will soon be simplified

From birth-death proofs,1-page form soon for all govt services

Applications for majority of services like birth or death certificates will soon be simplified and converted into one-page form format, the government announced on Friday.

Intolerance issue was part of motivated campaign: Jitendra Singh

The issue of 'intolerance' was part of a motivated campaign as the minorities in the country were safer under the Narendra Modi-led government, Union minister Jitendra  Singh on Saturday said.

Former defence secretary RK Mathur appointed new CIC

Former defence secretary RK Mathur has been appointed as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), breaking away from the convention of appointing the head from among the serving Information Commissioners.

Govt refutes Arvind Kejriwal's claim that opposition is being targeted

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday refuted the allegation made by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that the CBI has been asked to target all opposition parties.

BJP reacts to Kejriwal's tweet blaming govt of targeting opposition

BJP leaders Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Jitendra Singh react to Arvind Kejriwal's tweet blaming Government of using CBI to target opposition.