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Hypocrisy and the neoliberal consensus

December 28, 2020 8:54 pm

Debate over farm laws among political parties has made it clear that when in power they support corporate interests and in opposition, they pay lip service to constitutional values

Assam's tallest leader, mentor, wise teacher: Congress remembers party stalwart Tarun Gogoi

November 23, 2020 9:06 pm

Congress leaders from across the country condoled the demise of Tarun Gogoi, who assumed varied positions within the party in his political career spanning over 50 years.

Sonia Gandhi sets up panel on eco, foreign affairs and national security, Manmohan Singh part of all three

November 20, 2020 4:41 pm

While former finance minister P Chidambaram, and party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Digvijaya Singh will be part of the economic affairs committee, Jairam Ramesh will be its convener.

'Spent part of my childhood listening to Ramayana and Mahabharata': Barack Obama

November 17, 2020 6:10 pm

"Maybe it was its (India) sheer size, with one-sixth of the world's population, an estimated two thousand distinct ethnic groups, and more than seven hundred languages spoken," Obama writes on his fascination of India in his latest book 'A Promised Land'.

Daily briefing: Modi to attend BRICS summit, share platform with Xi again; Alagiri likely to form a political outfit

November 17, 2020 8:43 am

From Barack Obama talking about Manmohan Singh in his memoir to Moderna saying its vaccine candidate is 94% effective, here are the top news today.

Obama in his memoir: ‘(Dr Singh) looked frail...I wondered what would happen when he left office'

November 18, 2020 8:35 pm

Obama has said this in his memoir while recalling his conversation with Singh during his visit to India in December 2010. The first volume of the much-anticipated book, 'A Promised Land', hits the bookstores on Tuesday.

Barack Obama: Rahul Gandhi has a 'nervous, unformed quality', Manmohan Singh 'impassive integrity'

November 14, 2020 3:10 pm

Barack Obama’s memoir, A Promised Land, includes his impressions of several American and world leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden.  

Manmohan Singh birthday: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi among leaders who wish former PM

September 26, 2020 1:45 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, taking to Twitter, said, "Birthday greetings to Dr Manmohan Singh Ji. I pray to Almighty that he is blessed with a long and healthy life."

India feels absence of a PM with depth of Manmohan Singh: Rahul Gandhi

September 26, 2020 11:02 am

Wishing the former prime minister on his 88th birthday, Rahul Gandhi said that Manmohan Singh's honesty, decency and dedication are a source of inspiration for everyone.

Indira Gandhi Chair for environmental sciences to be set up in NIAS, Bengaluru

September 11, 2020 8:30 am

Speaking on the occasion, former PM Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi recounted initiatives taken by former PM Indira Gandhi in the realm of science and technology.


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.