Hindi, regional languages must be encouraged: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the use of Hindi and regional languages must be encouraged.

Congress slams government over Maharashtra Governor`s transfer

The Congress Sunday said the government was exercising its power in an "extremely arbitrary manner" over the transfer of Maharashtra governor K Sankaranarayanan to Mizoram.

Maha Governor Sankaranarayanan shunted to Mizoram

In an apparent bid to ease him out, the government has shunted Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan to Mizoram after he had refused to quit on a nudge from the Home Secretary.

Four artists in-residence at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Two artists and two writers have been selected for Rashtrapati Bhavan`s in-residence scheme, aimed at promoting and nurturing established and young creative minds.

Narendra Modi takes charge as PM today; challenges lie ahead

A day after being sworn in as the prime minister of India, Narendra Modi moves into South Block on Tuesday to officially take charge of the government.

Nawaz Sharif arrives at Rashtrapati Bhawan for Modi`s swearing-in ceremony

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived at Rashtrapati Bhawan here to attend Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi`s swearing-in ceremony.

BJP leaders reach Gujarat Bhavan to meet Narendra Modi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Ravi Shankar Prasad, Nirmala Sitharaman, and Sushma Swaraj reached Gujarat Bhavan on Monday to meet Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi before his swearing-in as the 15th prime minister of India.

Pleasant morning in Delhi, rain likely

Delhiites woke up to a pleasant Monday morning. The Met Office has forecast thundershower and rains, which may play a spoiler at the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi.

Narendra Modi pays respects at Rajghat, meets Vajpayee

BJP president Rajnath Singh leaves for Gujarat Bhawan where Modi is meeting several BJP leaders.

Narendra Modi aims for `minimum govt, maximum governance`; set to club ministries

India`s new prime minister, Narendra Modi, is cutting down on the number of ministers he will have in his Cabinet.

Even before he is crowned, Modi struts the global stage

Narendra Modi will be sworn in on Monday as India`s prime minister at a glittering ceremony that will be as much a show of his determination to be a key player on the global stage as a celebration of his stunning election victory.

All Gujarat ministers to attend Modi`s swearing-in ceremony

All 21 ministers of the newly formed Anandiben Patel-led Gujarat BJP government, along with office bearers of the BJP`s Gujarat unit will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi tomorrow at Delhi, reports said on Sunday.

I have done my best to serve the nation: Manmohan Singh

After Congress party`s crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, outgoing Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that he was proud his government`s achievments in the past 10 years and extended his good wishes to the new government which will be sworn-in soon under the leadership of Narendra Modi.

Forum issues memorandum demanding Vidarbha state

An apolitical forum of citizens here has submitted a memorandum, addressed to the President, to the district administration demanding creation of a separate Vidarbha state out of Maharashtra.

`Society must work to change negative perceptions about women`

Society must work towards changing negative perceptions about women and they should be provided a safe, secure and congenial environment to help them contribute towards nation-building, President Pranab Mukherjee said Friday.

Urban Development Ministry denies "wrongdoing" over SP Marg property

Urban Development Ministry on Tuesday "strongly denied any wrongdoing" in respect of the property at Block No. 48 in the hDiplomatic Enclave at Sardar Patel Marg.

No criminality in land conversion near Rashtrapati Bhawan: CBI

CBI has not found any criminality in the permission given to the country`s largest real estate company, DLF, to construct a high-rise luxury apartment complex in the vicinity of Rashtrapati Bhavan which had led to security concerns.

President Pranab to visit UP, Maharashtra

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra Dec 27-28, reports said on Thursday.

Sanjeeva Reddy was a role model, says Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday paid rich tributes to former president Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy, describing him as a role model in government and politics.

New CIC Sushma Singh to take oath today

Newly-appointed Chief Information Commissioner Sushma Singh will be administered oath of office on Thursday by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan.