Addressing a function to mark the 75th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Singh recalled Gandhi’s words that “nothing is more important than the unity and integrity of our nation” and that “secularism is the bedrock of our nationhood”.
Rajiv Gandhi 75th birth anniversary: Manmohan Singh said the former PM had an illustrious career and had set the direction for India to enter the new millennium with a progressive, modern and scientific outlook.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.