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Dr Manmohan Singh


Gandhis, BJP, divisive nationalism: What Barack Obama says about India in memoir

November 18, 2020 9:50 pm

Obama's latest memoir 'A Promise Land' includes a vivid description of his first visit to India in 2010 and his growing concern about the rise of the “divisive nationalism touted by the BJP".

Manmohan Singh says slowdown 'inevitable', lists three steps to revive economy

August 10, 2020 5:34 pm

In an e-mail interaction with the BBC, Congress leader Manmohan Singh said that economic slowdown in the country is "a humanitarian crisis" and that the " government's shock and awe approach to the lockdown has caused tremendous pain to people."

Sonia Gandhi: Crisis along LAC, economy attributable to mismanagement of Modi govt

June 23, 2020 4:30 pm

Sonia Gandhi said though the Congress party was the first to offer its total support to the armed forces and the government, there is "a growing feeling among the people that the government has gravely mishandled the situation".

Ex- PM Manmohan Singh stable, tests ‘negative’ for COVID-19

May 12, 2020 12:21 am

Singh was admitted to AIIMS at 8.45 pm Sunday. “He was admitted for observation and investigation after he developed a febrile reaction to a new medication,” said a senior doctor from the institute.

Cooperation between Centre and States key in COVID-19 fight: Manmohan Singh

April 23, 2020 2:54 pm

"Success of lockdown is to be judged finally on our ability to tackle COVID-19. Cooperation between the Centre and States is key to success and the fight would very much depend upon the availability of resources," Manmohan Singh said

1984 riots could have been avoided if Narasimha Rao had listened to IK Gujral: Manmohan Singh

December 05, 2019 2:06 pm

In 2005, Manmohan Singh, the then prime minister of India had apologised to members of Parliament and the nation for the riots

GDP growth at 4.5 per cent: Manmohan flags fear, India Inc’s silence on slowdown is telling

November 30, 2019 7:25 am

His words, perhaps, found resonance in the silence of several leading voices in India Inc after the GDP figures came in. The Confederation of Indian Industry, the leading industry body, skipped issuing a statement on the GDP numbers.

Don't misuse Money Bills, consult Rajya Sabha more: Manmohan Singh in Parliament

November 18, 2019 9:04 pm

On Monday, the former Prime Minister had criticised the government for the tanking economy and for its "juvenile" shutting off of economic data.

Indian public sector banks had 'worst phase' under Manmohan Singh, Raghuram Rajan: Nirmala Sitharaman

October 16, 2019 4:33 pm

"Dr Singh was the Prime Minister and I'm sure Dr Rajan will agree that Dr Singh would have had a ‘consistent articulated vision' for India," Nirmala Sitharaman said amid laughter from the audience.

Manmohan Singh assails govt on slowdown: How the former PM has emerged as a strong Modi critic

September 01, 2019 9:46 pm

From economic issues to demonetisation or agrarian distress, Manmohan Singh has now become one of the strongest voices of the Opposition against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Manmohan Singh interview: PM Modi should follow advice he gave me and speak more often

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

In an exclusive interview to The Indian Express, PM Manmohan Singh hit out at PM Modi saying “should follow his own advice to me” and “speak more often”.