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Why join Narasimha Rao Cabinet if he was so 'bad': BJP on Manmohan Singh's 1984 riots remark

December 05, 2019 5:57 pm

The party also placed the blame on Rajiv Gandhi for the massacre, stating that the former prime minister also had the right to call in the Army in such situations.

Mr Bajaj speaks again: In 1993, he voiced business’s 'concerns', today he voices its 'fears'

December 04, 2019 8:03 pm

In 1993, the then finance minister, Manmohan Singh, was publicly dismissive of the concern Bajaj and friends articulated about the threat to domestic business from external economic liberalisation.

GDP figures unacceptable, state of economy 'worrying': Manmohan Singh

November 30, 2019 1:14 am

The remarks by the former prime minister come just after data released by National Statistical Office (NSO) Friday showed that India’s GDP growth slipped to a 26-quarter low of 4.5 per cent in the second quarter (July-September) of the current fiscal. 

Maharashtra: Sonia, Rahul, Manmohan skip Uddhav oath; send letters

November 29, 2019 2:09 am

In his letter, Manmohan Singh conveyed his “heartfelt congratulations” to Uddhav and the ministers in his cabinet. “Certainty it is a historic event and I commend you on your visionary leadership,” he wrote.

Proof of pudding is in eating: Manmohan takes dig at PM Modi as Oppn boycotts session

November 27, 2019 1:59 am

Opposition members led by Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Singh gathered at the B R Ambedkar statue at Parliament House and read in various languages parts of the Constitution for over 90 minutes.

Priyanka Gandhi on withdrawal of SPG cover: 'Part of politics, keeps happening'

November 21, 2019 7:49 pm

On Wednesday, Union Minister J P Naddahad said there was "nothing political" in the withdrawal of the SPG cover and the decision was taken by the Home Ministry.

PM Modi inaugurates Kartarpur corridor, flags off first jatha: Feeling what Sikhs feel after kar seva

November 10, 2019 1:25 am

The corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev, to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district.

Need unity of thought, action, says Manmohan Singh

November 08, 2019 9:04 pm

"When the world is breaking up into fragments, and fragments clash with fragments, surrendering all sense and purpose of living for the larger humanity, it is the humanity which seeks transcendence from narrow limits and boundaries," Singh stressed.

'Kartarpur model' may help resolve future conflicts: Manmohan Singh

November 06, 2019 10:10 pm

The Kartarpur corridor, scheduled to be opened on November 9, links the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan--the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev--with Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur of Indian Punjab.

Manmohan said he will visit Kartarpur gurdwara as 'ordinary man', claims Pakistan Foreign Minister

October 19, 2019 6:42 pm

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh earlier this week clarified that the former prime minister would not be participating in any event organised by Pakistan to mark the formal inauguration of the corridor.

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President Mukherjee, PM Modi, Sonia remember Mahatma Gandhi on his 68th death anniversary

January 30, 2016 2:10 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Congress President Sonia Gandhi remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 68th death anniversary and paid homage to the Father of the Nation.

Evil goes up in smoke as country celebrates Dussehra

October 22, 2015 10:19 pm

Giant effigies of ten-headed demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran went up in flames marking the triumph of good over evil as fervour marked Dussehra festivities across the country on Thursday (October 22). Pranab Mukherjee, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Rajnath Singh and other dignitaries watched the evil going up in smoke.

Congress continues protest against suspension of Lok Sabha MPs

August 05, 2015 6:22 pm

Senior Congress party leaders including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were seen standing near the Gandhi statue with black flags and placards.

Coal scam: Manmohan Singh's daughters attend court hearing

April 01, 2015 6:43 pm

Daughters of Former PM Manmohan Singh, Upinder Singh and Daman Singh, at the Supreme Court in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Sonia Gandhi leads march in support of Manmohan Singh

March 12, 2015 5:20 pm

Singh was coal minister for at least a part of the time when the alleged “inefficient” allocations were made.

2014: The year of PM Narendra Modi

December 31, 2014 8:44 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the top news and newsmaker in 2014. He led BJP to a historic election victory and formed a stable government at the Centre.

Rahul Gandhi trashes Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

November 13, 2014 5:01 pm

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi speaks at the 125th Birth Anniversary Function of Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi.

On Gandhi Jayanti, PM Modi pays tribute at Rajghat and Vijayghat

October 02, 2014 12:35 pm

On Gandhi Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Mahatama Gandhi in Rajghat, New Delhi.

Dalai Lama meets Manmohan Singh

September 22, 2014 1:14 pm

Tibetan Spiritual leader, Dalai Lama met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his residence in New Delhi.

Former PM Manmohan Singh releases 'Strictly Personal' book by daughter

September 15, 2014 5:02 pm

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released a book titled ‘Strictly Personal’ by his daughter Daman Singh on Sunday.

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The Accidental Prime Minister: Audience Review

January 11, 2019 7:40 pm

The Accidental Prime Minister starring Anupam Kher is based on the book of the same name by Sanjaya Baru. The film chronicles the time when Manmohan Singh served as the Prime Minister. Here's what the audience had to say after watching it.

Tall claims, empty boasts, falsification of facts not for him: Sonia Gandhi on Manmohan Singh

November 20, 2018 2:07 pm

Presenting former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh with the 2017 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, disarmament & development, UPA Chairperson appeared to take a dig at the current dispensation through her praise for Dr Singh.

Don't target PM Modi unnecessarily: Naidu

February 25, 2016 4:21 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday targeted the Congress, saying that the grand old party, which has been tolerated by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for so many decades, should also tolerate the saffron party for at least ten years. Naidu said that the Congress was unnecessarily targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said unlike past governments where the prime minister (Manmohan Singh) presides and madam (Sonia Gandhi) decides, the BJP-led Government was working collectively in which Prime Minister Modi presides and the team decides.

PM Modi honours innovative officers of Indian Army

January 16, 2016 4:45 am

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented certificates to Indian Army officers for their innovative works on the occasion of Army Day. The officers were honoured for their contributions in the areas of communications, counter-militant operations and others. The 'At-Home function' held in New Delhi was attended by President Pranab Mukherjee, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and others. Army Day is observed every year on January 15 to commemorate Field Marshal K. M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from Sir Francis Butcher, the last British commander, in 1949.

Pakistan’s reaction on Pathankot terror attack not different: Congress

January 09, 2016 7:40 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Saturday said Pakistan’s reaction is not very much different, adding that earlier Pakistan’s former prime minister Yusuf Gilani did the same thing after 26/11 attack and spoke to former prime minister Manmohan Singh, and now Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is also doing the same, after the Pathankot attack. He added that India has given them lot of evidences but Pakistan’s court is not treating those evidences with respect.