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Manmohan Singh: Rising inequality a concern, can damage march towards growth

The former prime minister said India was one of the fastest-growing economies in the world today, but the high rate of economic growth had also been associated with rising inequality.

Congress CMs consult Manmohan Singh over issues to be raised at Niti Aayog meet

Among the issues discussed were injecting life back in water bodies, fresh efforts required from the Centre in the agricultural sector and amendment in the Forest Act to bring meaningful changes and prosperity in tribal lives.


Manmohan Singh meets chief ministers of Congress-led states

MP CM Kamal Nath, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy and Kumaraswamy met the former PM. Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel also joined the meeting later.

Delhi Confidential: Another Term Ends

There is a strong possibility that his party may bring him back to the Upper House.

Manmohan Singh may have to sit out of Rajya Sabha for sometime as his term ends in June

Sources say if the party decides to give Manmohan Singh another term, he will have to be adjusted from among the seats falling vacant after some of its Rajya Sabha members win in the general elections.

Manmohan Singh: Modi's 5 yrs 'most traumatic, devastating', should be shown exit door

With the saffron party making nationalism its main poll plank in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, Manmohan Singh said, "BJP searching for new narratives every day. This reflects bankruptcy of national security vision."


Congress imposed Manmohan Singh as 'acting PM' on India: Modi in Madhya Pradesh

He took a jibe at Congress and said, "Whether it is running a remote-control government or play video games, these people (Congress) cannot think above acting. This is why they 'imposed' an acting Prime Minister at the helm of the country and waited till the 'Prime Minister in making' became wise.

Disinformation campaigns shrink the possibilities of genuine debate ahead of polls

Five years ago, a famous line was “The Nation Wants to Know”. Today, it seems that, even if it wanted to know, it cannot.

No room in India for authoritarian impositions from above: Manmohan Singh

“It is vital to prepare all stakeholders for the coming change; because changes produce some disruption, some pain, and considerable discomfort,” Manmohan Singh said at the Hindu BusinessLine Changemaker Awards 2019, where he was the chief guest.

Manmohan wasn’t as strong as Modi: Remarks twisted, more a poll gimmick, says Sheila Dikshit

When contacted by The Indian Express, she refused to comment on the issue. “I have not seen the transcript shared by anyone, but I would not want to comment on this,” she said.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dalai Lama meets Manmohan Singh

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

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

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

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.


Over 30 Times Surge In Jan Dhan Deposits: Find Out How

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana accounts have seen deposits surge almost 30 times by around Rs 21,000 crore in just 14 days since the government’s November 8 announcement on the withdrawal of high-denomination currency notes. According to these estimates, the average weekly deposits in these accounts rose by 3,200 per cent in the two weeks […]

Don't target PM Modi unnecessarily: Naidu

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

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

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.