Friday, Oct 07, 2022

Manmohan Singh


PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi wish Manmohan Singh on his birthday

September 26, 2022 4:59 pm

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said, "Wishing one of India’s finest statesman, Dr Manmohan Singh ji a very happy birthday. His humility, dedication and contribution to India’s development, has few parallels. He is an inspiration to me, and to crores of other Indians. I pray for his good health and happiness."

Congress prevented Manmohan from implementing GST, says Mandaviya

September 25, 2022 2:23 am

Delivering an honorary lecture on “Modi@20:Dreams meet Delivery” at the Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University in Ahmedabad on Saturday, Mandaviya also claimed that PM Modi prioritises the country over winning elections.

Manmohan Singh was extraordinary but India stalled during UPA-era: Narayana Murthy

September 24, 2022 11:13 am

The IT czar said when he left HSBC (in 2012), India's name hardly found a mention during meetings, while China's name was taken nearly 30 times.

What unites Indira, Rajiv, Manmohan, Modi, and now KCR: 'Foreign hand' at their fingertips

July 19, 2022 7:06 am

Among the first leaders to spot the 'hand' was then prime minister Indira Gandhi – and her suspicions sound not too dissimilar from the current government's.

June 17, 1982, Forty Years Ago: New Postings

June 16, 2022 10:32 pm

The Union Government finalised a major reshuffle of secretaries. M. Narasimham, executive director, International Monetary Fund, will be posted as the secretary for economic affairs in the Union Finance Ministry.

Manmohan Singh, 14th Prime Minister of India, architect of economic reforms

June 01, 2022 12:16 pm

Heading the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for a total of 3,656 days, Singh thus became the third longest-serving PM till date after Jawaharlal Nehru (6,130 days) and Indira Gandhi (5,829 days).

Manmohan Singh targets Modi: Hugging, swings, eating biryani do not improve ties

February 18, 2022 6:39 am

As he hit out at the BJP, Singh addressed a range of issues -- the ruling party's attacks on Nehru, the economy, and how, as PM, he let his work speak for himself "rather than speaking myself".

In a first, CRPF puts women on VIP detail; Amit Shah, Gandhi family on list

December 23, 2021 7:45 am

🔴 Amit Shah, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi and Manmohan Singh are all Z-plus protectees of the CRPF. This is the first time the CRPF is deploying women commandos for VIP security.

PM (Manmohan) asking Cabinet on Agusta threw us to wolves: Michel

December 06, 2021 8:54 am

🔴 While Michel awaits trial in Tihar jail, The Indian Express has accessed the voluminous report on his interrogation by the Enforcement Directorate, in which he claims how he lobbied with the then UPA Government when, as he describes it, the deal was “on the edge of the cliff” before it was pushed through in 2010.

'Does it now not appear that then CAG Vinod Rai was the Agent Provocateur?': Cong leader Salman Khurshid

November 05, 2021 6:00 pm

Khurshid, who met the PCC members here, said due to the issue, India lost its robust growth story and its surging economy and reiterated his party's demand for an unconditional apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rai.


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.


The Accidental Prime Minister: Audience Review

June 22, 2020 6:06 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

June 22, 2020 6:10 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.