PMO: News

27 Jul 2023


Gehlot claims his speech dropped from Modi event, PMO responds

After Rajasthan Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Ashok Gehlot accused the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) of removing his pre-scheduled three-minute speech from the Sikar program of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the PM's office responded.

01 Jun 2023


New Parliament: Bigger office for PMO, other ministers under preparation

A bigger space spread across two floors for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), room for all the central ministers, and a different office for the Special Protection Group (SPG) are being prepared in the new Parliament building inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi earlier this week.

17 Mar 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Conman from Gujarat posing as PMO official in J&K held

A conman from Gujarat who visited Jammu and Kashmir posing as an additional director for strategy and campaigns at the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) was arrested for cheating and forgery during his third visit on March 3.

16 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi opens 296km-long Bundelkhand Expressway: Details here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 296-kilometer-long Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district on Saturday.

15 Jul 2022


Centre amending law to regulate digital media in India

India is planning to bring special amendments to the already existing law for regulating digital media in the country.

14 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

Fill 10L vacancies in 1.5yrs: Modi to ministries, government departments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday ordered all the ministries and governmental departments to recruit people on a "mission mode" to fill up 10 lakh vacancies over the next year and a half.

23 May 2022


PM Modi meets Japanese IT giant head, discusses investment opportunities

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Japanese IT and electronics giant NEC Corporation's Chairman Nobuhiro Endo on Monday in Tokyo.

02 May 2022

Narendra Modi

'PMO's pre-planned conspiracy': Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on his arrest

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Monday alleged his recent arrest was a pre-planned conspiracy "designed" by the Prime Minister's Office to "destroy" him ahead of the 2022 Gujarat polls.

30 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

Central Vista project: Ahluwalia Contracts lowest bidder for Executive Enclave

Ahluwalia Contracts India Limited on Tuesday emerged as the lowest bidder for the construction of Executive Enclave as part of the Central Vista project after the company quoted an amount of Rs. 1,119 crore for the project.

10 Nov 2021

Prime Minister

Central Vista: Centre seeks bids for new PMO, India House

The Centre has invited bids for the construction of the Executive Enclave as part of the Central Vista redevelopment project.

12 Oct 2021

Coal India

PMO to review coal shortage situation amid impending power crisis

Amid concerns about a critical coal shortage in the country, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) will conduct a review meeting on Tuesday to take stock of the situation.

11 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to interact with woman self-help groups on Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in Atmanirbhar Narishakti se Samvad (interaction with self-reliant women) and speak with woman self-help groups promoted under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) on Thursday via video conferencing.

17 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

Sharad Pawar meets PM Modi, raises concerns over Cooperation Ministry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar today met at the former's residence in New Delhi.

12 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

68 killed in lightning strikes; PM Modi announces ex-gratia assistance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced ex-gratia assistance for the families of those who were killed in lightning strikes across Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh during heavy rains on Sunday.

03 May 2021


MBBS students to be utilized for COVID-19 duty; NEET-PG postponed

In order to increase the availability of medical personnel amid spiralling coronavirus cases all across India, the government has taken several measures.

17 Apr 2021


Modi busy with Bengal polls, says Thackeray; BJP leaders react

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's office has claimed that he had contacted the Prime Minister's Office to discuss the shortage of medical oxygen and the anti-viral drug Remdesivir but was told that PM Narendra Modi was busy campaigning for elections in West Bengal.

23 Feb 2021


Meeting at PM's Office amid spike in COVID-19 cases

A meeting was called at the Prime Minister's Office today to review the coronavirus situation in the country amid a rise in cases reported in several states.

21 Jan 2021

West Bengal

PM Modi to visit Kolkata for Bose's birth anniversary celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address Parakram Diwas celebrations in Kolkata on January 23 to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, an iconic freedom fighter who hailed from the state.

Suriname's Indian-origin President to be Republic Day chief guest: Report

The President of the Republic of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi, will reportedly be the chief guest at India's Republic Day event later this month.

28 Nov 2020


PM to visit three cities to review coronavirus vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit three cities today to review the coronavirus vaccine development and manufacturing process, his office revealed.

28 Aug 2020

Delhi Police

Delhi: Suicidal woman mails UK PM, cops avert tragedy

The Delhi Police raced against time on Wednesday to reach a woman, who e-mailed United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson, about her suicidal intentions.

24 Aug 2020


PM-CARES to fund two coronavirus hospitals in Bihar, opposition unhappy

In a development that has taken political undertones in poll-bound Bihar, Prime Minister's Office on Monday tweeted that the PM-CARES Fund, short for Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund, will finance two dedicated coronavirus hospitals in the state.

09 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

PM-KISAN: Modi releases Rs. 17,100 crore to 8.5 crore farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released Rs. 17,100 crore to the bank accounts of nearly 8.5 crore farmers under the PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) scheme.

20 Jun 2020

Narendra Modi

Controversy being created on Modi's remarks at all-party meet: PMO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese forces are being given a "mischievous interpretation," the PM's office said in a statement on Saturday.

15 May 2020


PM Modi and Bill Gates discuss coronavirus situation and vaccine

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an extensive discussion with philanthropist Bill Gates on the coronavirus crisis, the global response to the pandemic, India's efforts, and a vaccine.

08 May 2020

Narendra Modi

Coronavirus not deadly, fight shouldn't be restricted to PMO: Rahul

On Friday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed the press giving plenty of suggestions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Centre on how to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

21 Nov 2019

Jitendra Singh

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram hard-landed fairly close to the targeted site

After failing to soft-land on the Moon in its first try, ISRO is said to be gearing up for Chandrayaan-3, another Lander-based lunar mission.

Delhi Air Emergency: PMO holds second meeting to discuss measures

The situation in Delhi/NCR has invited criticism for governments, and rightly so. As residents are gasping for fresh air, they want authorities to take swift action.

15 Oct 2019


It's bad: What Nobel-winner Abhijit Banerjee said about Indian economy

On Monday, Indian-born Abhijit Banerjee was rewarded the Nobel Prize, along with his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviate poverty.

29 Sep 2019

NITI Aayog

PM Modi reorganizes Prime Minister's Office (PMO); shuffles work allocation

Before starting his week-long trip to the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed the process of revamping his office, formally known as Prime Minister's Office (PMO).

Foundation course, UPSC rank to determine IAS/IPS/IFS cadre allotment

According to reports, Narendra Modi-led Central government has now decided that ranking in the civil services exam will no longer serve as the sole determinant in the process of allotment of services to candidates selected by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

04 Jul 2019


#PhDMeToo: PhD scholars campaign against mental harassment at IITs

Frustrated with the mental harassment perpetrated by their supervisors, research scholars across India have started a campaign, #PhDMeToo, in a desperate bid to get justice.

04 May 2019


#RafaleDeal: Center files fresh affidavit in Rafale review case

The Center has filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court on Saturday against the petitions seeking review of the top court's Rafale deal verdict in December 2018.

13 Apr 2019


What will happen to cash-strapped Jet Airways: An explainer

Cash-strapped Jet Airways canceled all its international flights on Thursday and flew just 11 domestic aircraft on Friday, as the meeting between management and lenders remained inconclusive.

23 Jan 2019


Centre's new move could make cancer, rare disease drugs cheaper

In a move which is sure to benefit citizens, the Centre wants to cap trade margins of over 50 non-schedule drugs for cancer and rare diseases, reports TOI.

29 Dec 2018


Desperate for government job, man forges PM's signature

The race to secure a government job in India is tough, and people go to extreme lengths to acquire such employment.

28 Dec 2018


Alien alert: Pune man writes to Modi about 'alien object'

Recently, when a man from Pune was certain that he saw an alien object outside his house, he decided to take action.

30 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

#G20Summit: PM Modi to discuss Pakistan-terror, could meet Trump

At the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) on Friday.

25 Nov 2018


PMO refuses sharing information on black money brought from abroad

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has refused to share details on the quantum of black money brought back from abroad, citing a provision of the RTI Act that bars disclosure of information that may impede investigation and prosecution of offenders.

Soon, accused to get 5-year-jail for possessing child-porn, no bail

The new proposed amendments in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) plan to crack down on child pornography.

21 Oct 2018


Disclose corruption complaints against serving Union Ministers: CIC to PMO

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to disclose complaints of corruption received against Union Ministers between 2014 and 2017 and action taken on them.