The PMO has asked the finance ministry to take "appropriate action" in the light of a complaint by a Goa-based anti-corruption NGO, which reported about linkages between a Goa-based hawala operator and the local casino industry.
CBI has arrested an absconding accused who had submitted a forged letter of the then Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office allegedly in a bid to secure admission into an engineering course at a Lucknow college.
A mandatory requirement of consulting Union Public Service Commission for appointment of Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials on deputation basis to Prime Minister's Office has been done away with by the government.
With the ex-servicemen intensifying their ongoing agitation to pressurise the NDA government to implement the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme, the Prime Minister's Office has now intervened to resolve the issue at the earliest.
The students' strike at FTII is "apolitical" but is not getting resolved due to the "reported presence" of same set of ABVP members on the campus who had attacked them two years back, a note from a senior official of the premier institute to the government says.