Express 5: Manmohan writing his own tell-all; Indian jihadist group calls for attacks on western nationals

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By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: October 5, 2014 9:28 am

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Manmohan writing his own tell-all

The book, which he started writing in 2008, will keep aside few chapters to give an “honest account” of what transpired between his office and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, sources said. The book, which he started writing in 2008, will keep aside few chapters to give an “honest account” of what transpired between his office and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, sources said.

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is writing a book that will attempt to “leave a historic chronicle of contemporary lives”.

The book, which he started writing in 2008, will keep aside few chapters to give an “honest account” of what transpired between his office and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, sources said. Singh’s first term as PM ended in 2009.

I&B top brass flagged RSS chief’s speech to minister

Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar may have stated that he had no idea about Doordarshan’s live telecast of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s speech and that he learnt about it late Thursday night, but inquires made by The Sunday Express have revealed that senior officials had, in fact, brought up the matter during a meeting in Javadekar’s office on Thursday evening — a day before the telecast.

Indian jihadist group calls for attacks on western nationals

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Ansar al-Tawhid fi’Bilad al-Hind, a group of Indian jihadists based in Pakistan’s northwest border area, has called on supporters to stage attacks on western nationals, in an Eid message released online late on Friday.

Public hygiene and politics

At last we have a Prime Minister who has noticed that India’s horrific public hygiene is a political problem. Those of you who sneered when you woke on Dussehra morning to find pictures of the Prime Minister with a broom in his hands on the front pages of your newspapers need to wipe that sneer off your faces.

Asian Games 2014: Korean delicacies

Indonasia will next host the Asian Games in 2018. (Source: PTI) Indonasia will next host the Asian Games in 2018. (Source: PTI)

Struggling to find vegetarian food and being limited to watching Korean channels were some of the hardships Mihir Vasavda was put through while covering the Asian Games at Incheo.

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