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Manmohan Singh

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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Manmohan seeks leave from Rajya Sabha citing ill health

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sought leave from Rajya Sabha citing ill health, which has been granted by the House. This was mentioned by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu in the House on Monday.
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Manmohan Singh fears economic despair to expand due to CAA, COVID-19


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With Vande Mataram stand, PM Narendra Modi tries to corner opposition on ‘nationalism’

Referring to Manmohan Singh’s recent criticism of what he called the misuse of ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ slogans, PM Modi said, “It is strange and sad that a former prime minister sniffs foul play..
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'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' should not be drawn into cheap political debate: Congress on PM's dig at Manmohan Singh


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Indira, Manmohan's 'Raj dharma' was of equality, harmony; BJP has divisive mindset: Congress

The Congress on Friday slammed the BJP for attacking Sonia Gandhi over the party's 'Rajdharma' reminder, saying its leaders like Indira Gandhi and Manmohan Singh believed in equality and harmony, while..
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PM Modi did what previous PMs said they would: JP Nadda on CAA

Addressing a rally in Himachal Pradesh's Solan, Nadda called Modi a “world leader”, citing also the praise he got from US President Donald Trump during his recent India visit. Nadda claimed that..
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Delhi violence: Cong leaders meet President, demand Amit Shah's resignation over 'abdication of duty'

The delegation, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel, P Chidambaram, K C Venugopal, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Anand Sharma and..
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Ex-PM Manmohan Singh, other Congress leaders decline Kovind's invitation for Trump dinner reception

The President had invited the floor leaders of both the Houses of Parliament for the banquet to be hosted on Tuesday.
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Former PM Manmohan Singh to skip President's banquet in Trump's honour

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not attend the official banquet hosted by President Ram Nath Kovind in honour of US President Donald Trump on February 25, sources said. Singh had earlier..
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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
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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:..
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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..
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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..
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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'..
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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.
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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..
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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?
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’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..
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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.
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Gandhis, Manmohan Singh skip Uddhav Thackeray's big event


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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..
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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..
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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.
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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..
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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..
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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.
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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..
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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..
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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
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Need unity of thought, action: Manmohan Singh


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