Asian Games: India's rising hopes tempered by off-field bickering
Asian Games: India's rising hopes tempered by off-field bickering

India are convinced they can improve on their Asian Games medals tally from Guangzhou but financial concerns and other controversies off the field may dampen their aspirations for Incheon later this month.

Milkha Singh delighted as Dhyan Chand recommended for Bharat Ratna

India`s legendary athlete Milkha Singh Tuesday was delighted with the news of hockey wizard late Dhyan Chand being recommended for the Bharat Ratna, India`s highest civilian award.

Manmohan favoured tainted judge? BJP wants him to clarify

Reports claimed on Wednesday that the Prime Minister`s Office had pushed for making permanent a Madras High Court judge, who has been referred to as corrupt by former Supreme Court judge and current Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju.

Selvakumar appointed director in PMO

Senior IAS officer S Selvakumar has been appointed as Director in the Prime Minister`s Office.

NDMA Vice-Chairman, five members resign

After some Governors, it was the turn of Vice-Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) M Shashidhar Reddy and five of its members to resign after the new government asked them to quit their posts.

PM Modi`s office puts on hold appointments of private secretaries to 3 ministers

The Prime Minister`s Office has put on hold the appointment of Private Secretaries to three Union Ministers, including Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes tour of PMO

Narendra Modi has been a busy man ever since he assumed office on May 27, a day after he was administered oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India.

`PMO Twitter account to be handed over to new dispensation`

Under sharp attack, the Prime Minister`s Office Wednesday said the twitter account @PMOIndia has been "secured" by the microblogging company and will be handed over to the new dispensation which will take over next week.

PMO ignored Dhyan Chand to confer Sachin Tendulkar the Bharat Ratna?

Late Major Dhyan Chand was robbed of the honour to become the first sportsperson to get the Bharat Ratna because the Prime Minister`s Office had stopped following up on the hockey wizard`s recommendation from the sports ministry.

PMO changes Twitter handle, BJP cries foul

The Prime Minister`s Office Tuesday changed its Twitter handle, six days before BJP leader Narendra Modi takes oath as the next prime minister, provoking the BJP to term it "disgraceful, unethical and illegal".

Cause of fire in Prime Minister`s Office suspicious: Delhi Police

A minor fire broke out in the Prime Minister`s Office located in South Block in Delhi.

PMO defends Manmohan Singh, says he has spoken more than 1000 times

Faced with criticism over the claims made by Sanjaya Baru and PC Parakh in their recently released books, the Prime Minister`s Office on Friday came out in strong defence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s 10-year track record in office.

Nothing to hide in coal allocation: PMO

PMO Monday said the matter relating to exploitation of coal reserves was under judicial scrutiny and the UPA government has nothing to hide in the matter.

PMO forwards Arvind Kejriwal`s letter on gas price to Oil Ministry

PMO forwarded to Oil and Petroleum Ministry letter written by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal demanding decision to hike gas price extracted from KG basin be kept in abeyance till completion of a probe.

Ex-players march to PMO, demand Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand

Demanding that late hockey legend Dhyan Chand be conferred with the Bharat Ratna, former players and several fans of the game today marched upto the Prime Minister`s Office to submit a memorandum requesting that the process be expedited.

IAS officer V Sheshadri to join as director in PMO

Indian Administrative Service officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre V Sheshadri will join as Director in the Prime Minister`s Office.

PMO says statement on LoC killing not changed at its behest

PMO rubbished as "mischievous" the reports that a statement on the killing of five Indian soldiers on the LoC was changed at its behest.

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif changes name of his office

In one of his first decisions after assuming charge, Pakistan`s new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has changed the name of his office.

How our info is useful to you: PMO asks RTI applicant

In an apparent violation of the RTI Act, the Public Information Officer at the Prime Minister`s office has refused to provide information to an applicant.

Narendra Modi rakes up Sir Creek issue again despite PMO`s denial

Narendra Modi alleged PM had agreed to resolve the Sir Creek issue soon during discussions with Pakistan`s president.