Tag: Rashtrapati Bhavan

Expert panel recommends granting environment clearance to Central Vista redevelopment project

The environment ministry’s expert appraisal committee has recommended granting environment clearance to the government’s ambitious Central Vista redevelopment project but directed that its developers should...

President Pranab Mukherjee: The people’s Rashtrapati

By Thomas Mathew Pranab Mukherjee – or Pranab-da, as many of us fondly called him — was a man who made the long journey as...

In a first, sportspersons receive national honours virtually

NEW DELHI: India’s sporting heroes were bestowed the annual national awards in an unparalleled online ceremony amid the COVID-19 pandemic during which athletes logged in...

No large Independence Day gatherings, honour COVID-19 warriors: Centre tells states

NEW DELHI: The Centre has asked all states to avoid large congregation, ensure social distancing and webcast the Independence Day events as the novel coronavirus...

President’s secretary Sanjay Kothari appointed Central Vigilance Commissioner

Sanjay Kothari, the secretary to the President, was on Saturday appointed as the Central Vigilance Commissioner, head of the country’s anti-corruption watchdog CVC, according to...

Manmohan Singh slams govt over dearness allowance freeze

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh has slammed the government over freezing of dearness allowance, asserting that it was not necessary at this stage to impose...