Prime Ministers Office

  • Jet likely to relocate its network, revenue management to Abu Dhabi: Sources 09-07-2013 08:42 AM

    Sources said the co-operative board of the company will have control with 19 foreign nationals nominated by Etihad. ...
  • 'Jet's plan to relocate ops after Etihad deal inconsistent with norms' 08-07-2013 10:05 PM

    New Delhi: The Jet-Etihad deal, which is under the scanner by various regulatory bodies, has hit turbulence once again. Fresh questions are being raised over Jet Airways' commercial pact with Etihad. Jet's plan to relocate operations and core functions to Abu Dhabi has raised eyebrows as the proposed plan is...
  • Civil Aviation Minister to send a note to Cabinet on Jet-Etihad deal 08-07-2013 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh is all set to send a note to the Cabinet on the India-Abu Dhabi bilateral Jet-Etihad deal. The Prime Minister's Office had written a note to the Civil Aviation Minister in June to get the seat sharing deal approved by the Cabinet. Several...
  • Big questions and pointers of the Jet-Etihad deal 02-07-2013 03:31 PM

    New Delhi: The deal between Jet Airways and Etihad seems to have hit a fresh roadblock with the government divided on the domestic airlines' 24 per cent stake sale to the Abu Dhabi-based carrier. The Prime Minister's Office has asked Civil Aviation Ministry to allay concerns over the deal and...
  • Jet-Etihad deal: PMO seeks clarification from Ministry of Corporate Affairs 01-07-2013 07:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office has sought clarifications from ministries concerned, including Ministry of Corporate Affairs, on the proposed Rs 2,058 crore Jet-Etihad deal. The Cabinet Secretary is likely to chair a meeting on security concerns over Jet-Etihad deal on Tuesday. The PMO has already asked Finance Ministry and...
  • Prime Minister's Office seeks clarification on Jet-Etihad deal 30-06-2013 10:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office has sought clarifications from ministries concerned, including Commerce and Industry, on the proposed Rs 2,058 crore Jet-Etihad deal. The deal, largest foreign investment proposal in the aviation sector, is facing regulatory hurdles with various ministries raising major concerns over the ultimate control of Jet...
  • Coal scam: CBI records statement of two PMO officials 18-06-2013 04:57 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday recorded statements of two officials of the Prime Minister's Office as part of its probe into the coal scam. The CBI sought clarification from Vini Mahajan and Ashish Gupta regarding the allocation of the coal blocks, sources said. The probe...
  • 'Wages under MGNREGA per day have almost doubled' 24-05-2013 09:16 AM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office on Friday tweeted that growth must be inclusive and must benefit the poor, especially in rural areas. It further tweeted that wages given under MGNREGA per day have almost doubled since the launch of the scheme. "Every fifth rural household in India benefits from...
  • Cong in damage control mode after reports of rift with PMO 14-05-2013 07:50 AM

    New Delhi: There have been speculations of the growing rift between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi. After CNN-IBN reported the inside story of how a section of the Congress wants the Prime Minister to make way for new leadership, the Congress clarified that Dr Manmohan Singh...
  • PMO put pressure on MoEF to ease coal mining rules, reveals RTI query 13-05-2013 09:33 AM

    New Delhi: Just two days after the removal of Ashwani Kumar as Law Minister over the coal scam, there seems to be more trouble for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. A Right to Information application shows that it was the Prime Minister's Office that put pressure on the Environment Ministry to...
  • CBI's affidavit on coalgate: Is UPA's credibility damaged beyond repair? 26-04-2013 11:49 PM

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed its affidavit on the coal block allocation scam report with the Supreme Court, in which the agency's director Ranjit Sinha has said the draft of the report was shared with Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, a charge that the Congress has been...
  • CBI's affidavit on coal scam says agency shared report with Law Min 26-04-2013 11:39 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed its affidavit on the coal block allocation scam report with the Supreme Court, in which the agency's director Ranjit Sinha has said the draft of the report was shared with Law Minister Ashwani Kumar "as desired by him", a...
  • BJP demands SIT probe into the coal scam 13-04-2013 01:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded a probe by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the coal scam alleging that the government is influencing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley has accused the Law Ministry and the Prime...
  • MoS Defence Lalchand Kataria's portfolio may be changed 30-10-2012 10:02 AM

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Defence Lalchand Kataria's portfolio is likely to be changed, sources said on Tuesday. The sources said that the Prime Minister's Office had put on hold the decision to appoint Kataria as one of the two Ministers of State for Defence. Sources said that this...
  • PMO, Cabinet Secy knew about 2G note: Pranab 01-11-2011 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in a letter addressed to the Prime Minister has stated that it was the Prime Minister's Office which insisted on Home Minister P Chidambaram's name being included in the controversial note 2G note. Pranab has also written that the Cabinet Secretariat was in the...
  • Prime Minister's Office not indicted by CAG: Sibal 08-08-2011 06:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Government on Monday firmly rejected the Opposition's contention that the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) had indicted the Prime Minister's Office on the Commonwealth Games issue and insisted that Constitutional processes must be followed before blaming anyone. "I do not think that there is an indictment of the...
  • Karuna calls PMO's gesture to Jaya a protocol 15-06-2011 06:34 PM

    Chennai: Seeking to downplay the PMO's gesture of sending an SPG vehicle for Jayalalithaa, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Wednesday said it was only "a security protocol" followed for any Chief Minister. In his first comments on the keenly watched two-day Delhi visit of Jayalalithaa that concluded on Tuesday, Karunanidhi...
  • Anna Hazare begins fast against corruption 05-04-2011 07:19 AM

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare is set to begin a fast-unto-death outside Parliament from Tuesday to demand change in anti-corruption laws. Specifically, changes in the proposed Jan Lokpal Bill which has been drafted by Lokayukta of Karnataka justice Santosh Hegde, Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan, Kiran Bedi and RTI...
  • All you need to know about Bt Brinjal 06-02-2010 04:47 PM

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  • Firing outside PMO brings out security concern, irony 29-03-2008 03:41 AM

    Hobart: New Zealand produced a stunning upset to win their first Test match in Australia since 1985. Paceman Doug Bracewell finished with 6-40 as Australia were dismissed for 233 chasing 241 to win, losing their last eight wickets for 74 runs. After a thrilling seven-run upset win, skipper Ross Taylor...
  • Cop accidentally fires at colleague outside PMO 28-03-2008 03:33 PM

    Mumbai: Rahul Dravid has admitted the form he has been in during 2011 has set him up strongly for a final tour to Australia, where India are set to play four Tests against a different-looking home side than they have encountered in the past. Confident of India's chances against an...
  • The infamous and the obscure lead child's panel 21-02-2008 12:55 AM

    Birmingham: England captain Andrew Strauss was a proud man on Saturday after his team reached the zenith of Test cricket and termed it a result of playing consistent cricket for a considerable period of time. It was a difficult thing to attain and it fills us with a lot of...