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17-Oct-2017 New Delhi

'The idea of a non-violent ancient India is a myth'

 India's independence movement was built on the principle of non-violence but a new book by noted historian Upinder Singh, also the daughter of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, suggests that the idea of a non-violent ancient India is a myth that Mahatma...

13-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Pranab had every reason for grievance over PM post: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who had pipped Pranab Mukherjee in 2004, on Friday said the former President had every reason to feel the grievance that he was better qualified than him for the prime minister's post and the two had no serious differences...

04-Oct-2017 Bangalore

Need more reforms for social equality: Manmohan Singh

Advocating higher growth rate, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday called for more economic reforms to ensure social equality with inclusive growth."We embarked upon economic reforms to open up opportunities to the people born without social privileges....

18-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Note ban, GST a double whammy on GDP: Manmohan Singh

Both demonetisation and GST have affected India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth adversely, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Monday."Both demonetisation and GST have had some impact on GDP," Manmohan Singh, who has earlier said the Indian...

20-May-2017 New Delhi

Congress voices 'deep concern' over Kashmir situation

The Congress on Saturday expressed "deep concern" over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir as it held the maiden meeting meeting of its policy planning group on the state.Party leaders "freely and frankly" expressed their views on the situation in the Kashmir...

08-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Immense need of value education today: Manmohan Singh

There is immense need for value education in contemporary times, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday, acknowledging that while subjects like science and mathematics form the backbone of regular curricula, value education keeps one connected...

30-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Indian economy is not in good shape is obvious: Manmohan Singh

A day before the Economic Survey is tabled in Parliament, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday released a document detailing the current scenario of the Indian economy, which he said was not in good shape.While Singh cited the IMF which projected...

30-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Indian economy is not in good shape is obvious : Manmohan Singh

A day before the Economic Survey is tabled in Parliament, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday released a document detailing the current scenario of the Indian economy, which he said was not in good shape and cited the IMF which projected a 6.6...

30-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Indian economy is not in good shape is obvious: Manmohan Singh

A day before the government presents the Economic Survey, former Prime Minister and Congress leader Manmohan Singh on Monday released a document detailing the current scenario of the Indian economy, which he said was not in good shape.Manmohan Singh, a...

20-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Need strategies to create jobs: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday called for evolving strategies to create 10-12 million job opportunities in the country.Addressing a programme at the Presidency University, Manmohan Singh laid stress on proper management of India's environmental...

20-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Free expression in varsities under threat: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said independent thinking and free expression at Indian universities were under "threat" in the wake of unrests at the University of Hyderabad (HCU) and Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).He stressed that...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Manmohan, Chidambaram hit out at Modi over demonetisation

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, saying that the country will suffer a loss of Rs 1.5 lakh crore from the note ban and the "worse" was yet to...

09-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Akali-BJP's mismanagement of Punjab unprecedented : Dr. Manmohan Singh

Accusing the Akali Dal-BJP government of "unprecedented mismanagement" of Punjab, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday urged voters to return the Congress to power in the state."Punjab has tremendous all round potential but it has not been exploited...

09-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Punjab Congress to promote free and fair environment for media

The Punjab Congress has, in a separate section on the Media in its manifesto, promised to encourage and strengthen the print and electronic media, which has been virtually strangulated under the Badal rule, in the state.The Congress government will promote...

09-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Punjab Congress manifesto promises sweeping legislative, police reforms

The Punjab Congress manifesto for the Assembly elections scheduled for February 4 promises sweeping legislative and police reforms to improve the state’s law and order situation, which is in complete doldrums as a result of the criminal links and the stranglehold...

29-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Dr Manmohan Singh to release Punjab Congress election manifesto

World-renowned economist and former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will release the assembly election manifesto of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) soon. Though the manifesto release date is yet to be finalized, Dr. Manmohan Singh agreed to launch the...

09-Dec-2016 New Delhi

India should brace for tough period due to note ban : Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said in remarks published on Friday that Indians should be ready to face "a tough period over the coming months" due to demonetisation.Writing in The Hindu newspaper, the Congress leader also said the November 8 decision...

05-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Sonia Gandhi, Dr. Manmohan Singh meet Sri Lankan PM

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met visiting Sri Lankan Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe here on Wednesday.This was Sonia Gandhi's first public engagement since she fell ill during the party's Varanasi roadshow ahead of the...

05-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Fulfil promises made to Andhra, Dr. Manmohan Singh urges government

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday urged the NDA government to implement the promises made to Andhra Pradesh to "protect the honour of the house".Participating in a debate on a private member's bill in the Rajya Sabha, he sought to explain why the...

14-Jul-2016 Nanded (Maharashtra)

Sonia Gandhi pays tributes to S.B. Chavan

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday paid tributes to the memory of Shankarrao B. Chavan, who twice served as Maharashtra Chief Minister, on the occasion of his 96th birth anniversary."Known as a 'headmaster', Chavan was a close confidante of late prime...

06-May-2016 New Delhi

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi , Manmohan Singh court arrest

Senior Congress leaders, including party president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh, on Friday courted arrest after they were stopped from going to Parliament House as part of their "Save Democracy March".The...

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