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Economist and 13th Prime Minister of India

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Manmohan Singh: Economist and 13th Prime Minister of India
Manmohan Singh is an Indian economist, academic, and politician who served as the 13th Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. The first Sikh in office, Singh was also the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term.

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'Bharat Mata Ki Jai misused to construct militant idea of India’

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday “nationalism” and the slogan ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ are being misused in the present day context to construct a “militant” and “purely..
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Govt can't fix economy as it does not acknowledge 'slowdown': Manmohan Singh

The former prime minister said the real danger is that if problems are not recognised, then finding credible answers to take corrective action is unlikely.
DNA - Published

Congress defends Rahul Gandhi on 2013 ordinance row, says cannot disrespect former PM Manmohan Singh

Rahul had criticised the controversial ordinance that was brought in by the UPA government to negate a Supreme Court verdict on convicted lawmakers.
DNA - Published

Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi meet Lanka PM Rajapaksa

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and discussed a host of issues.
IndiaTimes - Published

There cannot be a bigger arrogant than Rahul Gandhi: Pralhad Joshi

BJP leader Pralhad Joshi on Thursday hit back at Rahul Gandhi for his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying there cannot a bigger "arrogant" than the Gandhi scion who once tore down the..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on 72nd death anniversary

​​Kovind, Modi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and former prime minister Manmohan Singh offered floral tributes at Gandhi's memorial Rajghat where an interfaith prayer was held. Congress president..
IndiaTimes - Published

Gandhi, Nehru, Manmohan Singh favoured helping persecuted minorities in neighbouring countries: JP Nadda


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Nirbhaya case convicts unlikely to hang on Jan 22

The government told a bench of Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal that the date fixed by the trial court for executing the convicts is now only “academic” as the rules further specify..
IndiaTimes - Published

No proposal of nationwide NRC right now: RS Prasad

Addressing a public gathering during an event, Prasad said, "Section 14A of India's Citizenship Act says that there would be a National Register of Citizens. And the citizens will be provided with an..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rajasthan: Congress recovers from Lok Sabha jolt; Gehlot-Pilot truce holds

But it gained some of the lost ground by consolidating its position in the civic body polls and winning one of the two seats in the assembly bypolls. Congress candidate, former Prime Minister Manmohan..
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Congress marks 135th foundation day, says it is always 'India first' for party

The Congress on its 135th foundation day on Saturday said India has always come first for it through the ages and sacrifice for the nation stands above all else for the party. On the occasion, Congress..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress holds protest at Rajghat against CAA; Kamal Nath, Gehlot vow to not implement new law in MP, Rajasthan

Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra read out the Preamble of the Constitution
DNA - Published

BJP digs up Manmohan speech seeking citizenship for persecuted refugees

The BJP on Thursday released an archive footage of Rajya Sabha proceedings in 2003, where former PM Manmohan Singh is seen to be making an appeal for the same.From its official handle, the BJP tweeted:..
IndiaTimes - Published

Drawing such parallels in today's situation fake, fraud: Cong hits back at BJP over Manmohan video

After BJP posted a 2003 video of Manmohan Singh advocating citizenship to minorities from Bangladesh, the Congress said drawing such parallels in today's situation was "fake and fraud" as no previous..
IndiaTimes - Published

CAA seeks to implement suggestions put across by Manmohan Singh in 2003: MoS PMO


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Did you know Manmohan demanded CAA in 2003? BJP tweets video

From its official handle, the Bharatiya Janata Party tweeted: "In 2003, speaking in Rajya Sabha, Dr Manmohan Singh, then Leader of Opposition, asked for a liberal approach to granting citizenship to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Manmohan Singh praises CM Kamal Nath for significant work in first year


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PM Modi made false promises to people 6 yrs ago: Manmohan

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday alleged that his successor Narendra Modi misled the people by making "lofty promises" which he "failed" to fulfil. Addressing a mega 'Bharat Bachao'..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sonia Gandhi hosts dinner for Congress MPs

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad attended the dinner. Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi was, however, not present.
IndiaTimes - Published

Went to jail in financial scam case, don't lecture on economy: BJP hits back at Chidambaram

The BJP on Friday said Congress leader P Chidambaram should not "lecture" on economy when he himself was in jail in a financial scam case. Jharkhand BJP spokesperson Pratul Shahdeo said the former..
IndiaTimes - Published

From Rao to Kesri to Sonia: The Manmohan way with mentors

Why did Singh, deliberately or inadvertently, say his ‘guru’ was the man who failed to prevent '84 riots?
IndiaTimes - Published

’84 riots: Manmohan’s Rao remark sparks row


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When former PM Manmohan Singh supported Indian citizenship for neighbouring minorities


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Manmohan Singh: 1984 riots could have been avoided if Narsimha Rao had listened to Gujral's advice

Speaking at an event organised to remember former PM IK Gujral on his 100th birth anniversary, Former PM Manmohan Singh said that Inder Kumar Gujral advised then home minister Narsimha Rao "to call the..
IndiaTimes - Published

This is clearly unacceptable, says former PM Manmohan Singh on 4.5% GDP growth

"The state of our economy is deeply worrying but I will argue how the state of our society is even more worrisome," he told news agency ANI.
DNA - Published

Gandhis, Manmohan Singh skip Uddhav Thackeray's big event


IndiaTimes - Published

Aaditya Thackeray meets Sonia and Manmohan, invites them for Uddhav's swearing-in

Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray separately met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday night and invited them for his father Uddhav Thackeray's..
IndiaTimes - Published

Thackerays invite PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh for swearing-in

Aaditya Thackeray and party secretary Milind Narwekar flew to New Delhi on Wednesday to invite Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former PM Manmohan Singh for the swearing-in ceremony of Uddhav..
IndiaTimes - Published

Uddhav Thackeray to take oath as Maha CM today; PM Modi, Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi among invitees

Uddhav will be the third leader from the Shiv Sena after Manohar Joshi and Narayan Rane to occupy the top post in Maharashtra.
DNA - Published

Opposition skips joint session, Manmohan Singh takes a dig at PM Modi


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Proof of pudding is in eating: Manmohan Singh's dig at PM hailing Constitution

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh took a dig at his successor Narendra Modi on Tuesday for his remarks hailing the Constitution, saying "the proof of the pudding is in the eating" and the way the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Pranab Mukherjee pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary


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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for more Rajya Sabha say in tweaking of state status

Without naming Jammu and Kashmir which was recently bifurcated into two Union territories, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday, while speaking on the role of Rajya Sabha in the Indian..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rajya Sabha should have greater say in redrawing state boundaries: Manmohan Singh


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Sonia Gandhi, Rahul, Manmohan Singh among others in Cong's star campaigners list for Jharkhand assembly polls

Congress' interim president Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi have been named in the list of star campaigners.
DNA - Published

Manmohan Singh nominated to parliamentary standing committee on finance

Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has nominated a former prime minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh to the parliamentary standing committee on finance in place of party colleague..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kartarpur corridor's opening to 'enormously improve' India-Pakistan ties: Manmohan Singh

The opening of the Kartarpur corridor will "enormously improve" relations between India and Pakistan, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday after he arrived here as part of the first..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kartarpur Corridor opens today, PM Modi to flag off first batch of 500 pilgrims

The first batch of pilgrims includes former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, et al
DNA - Published

Need unity of thought, action: Manmohan Singh


IndiaTimes - Published

Cold wave intensifies in Himachal after fresh snowfall, rains

Cold wave conditions intensified across Himachal Pradesh after fresh snowfall in the higher reaches and rain in several parts of the state on Friday, the meteorological department said. Minimum..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kartarpur Visit: Concerned India asks Pakistan to provide highest level of security to Manmohan Singh, Amarinder

The inaugural 'jatha' to Kartarpur Sahib also includes two union ministers, several MPs and MLAs from Punjab.
DNA - Published

Modi, Sonia Gandhi, others pay homage to former PM Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary

Several Congress leaders including interim president Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh, BS Hooda paid tribute to the ex-PM at the Shakti Sthal in Delhi on her death anniversary.
DNA - Published

Kartarpur Corridor: 575 pilgrims finalised for first 'jatha'; Manmohan Singh, Captain Amarinder on list

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Indian side of the corridor on November 8
DNA - Published

Youth must take over management and development of country: Manmohan Singh


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Top Congress leaders meet to discuss strategy to take on the BJP

The 17-member group of leaders, set up by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, included former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi besides other top leaders. The group met at Gandhi's residence.
IndiaTimes - Published

Manmohan Singh would not attend formal inauguration of Kartarpur corridor: Sources


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Manmohan Singh visiting Kartarpur as 'ordinary man', will welcome him: Pak FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Qureshi had last month invited Dr Singh for the inauguration ceremony to be held in Kartarpur.
DNA - Published

Centre should follow economic policies of Narasimha Rao, Manmohan Singh, says Gehlot

"They (central government) should follow the policies of Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh, and start working. Then only the country will saved," Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said. "Democracy..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress used Manmohan Singh for telling lie on Article 370: Naqvi

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday slammed Congress over former prime minister Manmohan Singh's comment that Congress had voted in favour of the dilution of Article 370 in Parliament and had..
IndiaTimes - Published

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