Vijai Sharma tipped to be new CIC; KV Chowdary may be CVC

Senior most Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma is tipped to be new Chief Information Commissioner, while former CBDT chief KV Chowdary is understood to be in the running for the Central Vigilance Commissioner's post.

Consensus reached over names of CIC, CVC chiefs, list sent for President's assent
Consensus reached over names of CIC, CVC chiefs, list sent for President's assent

Consensus was reached over names of the chiefs of Central Information Commissioner (CIC) and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) at a meeting of a Prime Minister-led panel on Monday. The list of names has been sent or President Pranab Mukhejee's before the names are revealed, said reports. 

Narendra Modi to become first Indian PM to visit Israel
Narendra Modi to become first Indian PM to visit Israel

Narendra Modi will be travelling to Israel, the first by an Indian Prime Minister to the Jewish country with which bilateral defence cooperation is on an upswing.

Government will solve OROP issue: PM Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday again assured the country`s former servicemen on the one rank-one pension (OROP) issue, asserting that his government would find a solution to it.

If Congress was pro-poor, why does poverty still exist in India, asks PM Narendra Modi
If Congress was pro-poor, why does poverty still exist in India, asks PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the main opposition Congress party, saying it has suddenly remembered the poor after ruling the country for nearly six decades.

Disclose travel expenses of ministers proactively: CIC panel

The PMO not disclosing information about expenses incurred on foreign visits of the Prime Minister notwithstanding, a CIC-constituted committee has recommended not only putting out such details proactively by all ministries but regular updating as well.

PM Modi thanks Big B for donating 11 lakhs to Nepal earthquake victims
PM Modi thanks Big B for donating 11 lakhs to Nepal earthquake victims

After the disastrous earthquake that rocked Nepal last month and destroyed a number of lives and property, aid from all quarters started pouring in.

PM Narendra Modi meets former Afghan president Hamid Karzai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met former Afghan President Hamid Karzai and the two discussed the recent developments in Afghanistan.

South Korea's Park names new PM after scandal strikes again

South Korean President Park Geun-hye nominated her justice minister as prime minister after the incumbent stood down amid scandal - her sixth choice for the job since taking office in 2013. 

PM Modi meets first Everest Indian expedition team

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the surviving members of the team that undertook India's first successful expedition to Mt Everest here on Wednesday.

Former Thai PM banned from travelling abroad at start of trial

  Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was banned from travelling overseas on Tuesday at the start of her trial on negligence charges, the latest in a slew of cases her supporters say are part of an attempt to tighten the junta`s grip on power.

PM Modi has embarrassed India by belittling his predecessors: Anand Sharma

Congress has objected to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks in Shanghai negating the past achievements of the country and belittling his predecessors.

Victorious Cameron to brief party on EU strategy

 Buoyed by a surprisingly clear-cut election victory, British Prime Minister David Cameron will name his new cabinet on Monday and meet Conservative lawmakers keen to hear how he plans to claw back more powers from the European Union.

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Shashi Kapoor for Dada Saheb Phalke award
PM Narendra Modi congratulates Shashi Kapoor for Dada Saheb Phalke award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated veteran actor Shashi Kapoor for being conferred with prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award.

Aditya Verma writes to PM Narendra Modi on BCCI's alleged phone-tapping controversy
Aditya Verma writes to PM Narendra Modi on BCCI's alleged phone-tapping controversy

The secretary of the unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar Aditya Verma has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to constitute a high-level enquiry committee to investigate whether former BCCI top brass allegedly tapping phones of Board officials.

Cricketer Mohammad Kaif participates in Swachh Bharat campaign
Cricketer Mohammad Kaif participates in Swachh Bharat campaign

Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif is the latest celebrity to participate in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan after he was nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

PM Modi pays tribute to Rabindranath​ Tagore on his birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid his tributes to Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his 154th birth anniversary.

Kapil Dev calls on PM Narendra Modi, donates Rs 51 lakhs for PMNRF
Kapil Dev calls on PM Narendra Modi, donates Rs 51 lakhs for PMNRF

Former Indian cricketer and chairperson of Khushii (Kinship for Humanitarian Social and Holistic Intervention in India), Kapil Dev called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.

Congress would win next elections, Rahul Gandhi to be PM: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Amid speculation over Rahul Gandhi's elevation, a senior congress leader and former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar on Sunday predicted that the Congress would win the next elections and Gandhi would be the next Prime Minister.

Saina Nehwal expresses happiness over PM's comments
Saina Nehwal expresses happiness over PM's comments

Ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal on Sunday expressed happiness over Prime Minister Narendra Modi heaping praise on her for climbing the number one spot in world badminton ranking, in his monthly radio address.