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Dr Manmohan Singh


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.

Let Congress have interim chief, 4 young deputies: Karan Singh

July 09, 2019 6:51 am

There has been intense lobbying in the Congress ever since Rahul Gandhi resigned last week with the seniors suggesting that a veteran should take over and be assisted by one or more young working presidents.

No need for new taxes on middle class to finance NYAY: Manmohan Singh

April 21, 2019 6:54 am

Manmohan Singh said that NYAY was a powerful idea with dual objectives —- “to wipe out the last remnants of poverty and to restart stalled economic activity in our nation”.

Present nuclear order coming under strain: Manmohan Singh

February 25, 2019 6:32 am

Dr Singh said the nuclear disarmament goal "seems to be receding" and the Cold War era's "nuclear deterrence theories" are being redefined "by strategic thinkers in a world grappling with the threats of rising nationalism, extremism and terrorism".

A quiet courage

January 25, 2019 12:08 am

As PM, Manmohan Singh upheld a tradition of openness to ideas and disagreements. This is an inheritance India needs to cherish and advance.

Bangladesh man jailed for 'photoshopping' pictures of Sheikh Hasina, Manmohan Singh

January 10, 2019 2:31 pm

The accused had sent doctored images of Sheikh Hasina, late president Zillur Rahman and former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh to mobile phones of users in 2013


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

April 23, 2018 5:29 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”.