Government plans action against RJs mimicking MPs

Radio jockeys may have to keep a hard check on who they joke about on air now. The Government of India has reportedly decided to take action against all private FM channels who air jokes about MPs.

Indian government grants USD 1 million for Afghanistan stadium

The Indian government has given approval to a grant of USD 1 million for the construction of a cricket stadium in Afghanistan`s southern province of Kandahar, according to a report.

Sports Ministry felicitates Glasgow Commonwealth Games medal winners

The Indian medals winners in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games were today felicitated by the government in the presence of cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for their impressive show in the multi-sport event at a star-studded function here.

Government must save Homi Bhabha`s home for posterity

Homi Bhabha, the architect of nuclear India, lived the most productive part of his life in Mehrangir, the house his father bought in 1937.

Promotion of certain sports activities is CSR: Indian Govt

The government today said social welfare expenditure by companies towards promotion of sports like the rural and national sports would be considered as a CSR activity.

US critical part of India`s outreach: Foreign Secretary

The new Indian government is ready to step up its engagement with the world for mutual benefit and the partnership with the US is a critical part of this outreach, Foreign Secretary said.

Switzerland to work with new Indian government on tax evasion

As the debate on alleged black money stashed by Indians in Swiss banks continues, Switzerland today said it is looking forward to working together with the new government of India in its fight against tax evasion.

Govt working 24x7 to bring back abducted Indians: Venkaiah Naidu

Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu Thursday said that the government of India is working 24X7 to bring back the 40 abducted Indians from Iraq.

Looking forward to work with new Indian government: Pentagon

Describing India as a major player in the region, the Pentagon has said it is looking forward to work with the new Indian government.

Government will focus on high-end research, innovation: Indian President

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said that the government will focus on high-end research and nurturing innovation.

Team Modi takes charge, promises clean, effective governance

A new Indian government took charge Tuesday with most ministers visiting the offices of their allotted portfolios, some even to two-three offices, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

US lauds Indian govt`s invitation to SAARC leaders

The US on Wednesday welcomed Indian government`s initiative to invite SAARC leaders to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi and said increased engagement between India and Pakistan is a "positive step".

Japan says it aims to deepen ties with India under Modi

Japan on Monday said it will work with the new Indian government to further deepen political and economic ties amid reports here that talks were underway for Narendra Modi to visit the country as Prime Minister.

US to enhance security cooperation with new Indian government

Describing security cooperation with India as "a central element of the broad US-India strategic partnership", the US says it looks forward to working closely with the next Indian government to build on it.

Indian government doing nothing: Malaysian plane passenger`s kin

Indian govt has done nothing for the family members of the passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines plane that "vanished" five days earlier, a relative of one of the aircraft passengers said.

Modi accuses Centre of ignoring pilgrimage places

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Indian government had ignored development of pilgrimage places in the country as tourism destinations for the sake of "distorted" secularism.

US not sure of new Indian government post-election

The US intelligence community believes that any post-election Indian government will probably have a positive view of the US, but it`s "not assured" that future legislation or policy changes would be consistent with American interests.

India urged to restore security barriers at US Embassy

An eminent Indian-American lawyer has urged the Indian government to restore the security barriers at US embassy in New Delhi which were removed after the country announced a slew of reprisal measures over the treatment meted out to its senior diplomat in New York.

Cabinet approves new code of conduct for ministers

The Union Cabinet has approved revision of the Code of Conduct for Ministers in the Government of India as well as the State Governments.