Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh (born 26 September 1932) is the 13th and current Prime Minister of India. He is the only Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term. He is the first Sikh to hold the office. Singh is also the 7th Prime Minister belonging to the Indian National Congress party.

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Congress says Modi inaugurated projects begun by UPA

New Delhi, Sep 23

The Congress party on Saturday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming that he inaugurates projects for which he has laid the foundation stone, saying that this is "not possible in a democracy" and listed several major projects begun by the UPA which Modi inaugurated.

We have proved sceptics wrong: Manmohan Singh

Mohali (Punjab), Sep 22

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday that the economic policies of the past 25 years, which have resulted in significant development in India, have proved sceptics wrong about the concept of liberalisation.

Demonetisation scam of century, PM should quit: Congress

New Delhi, Sep 21

Terming demonetisation as the "scam of the century", the Congress on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go down in India's history alongside Muhammed bin Tughlaq for the "gross misadventure" and demanded that he quit office.

Growing concern in US over threats to tolerance in India: Rahul

New York, Sep 21

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi asserted that there was a growing concern in the US over threats to tolerance in India and asked the Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to stand up against the "forces" that helped in dividing the nation.

Naidu, Manmohan to speak at leadership summit

Hyderabad, Sep 19

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be among a galaxy of top leaders from various walks of life at the 15th edition of the Indian School of Business (ISB) Leadership Summit.

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

New Delhi, Sep 18

Both demonetisation and GST have affected India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth adversely, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Monday.

Nation bids adieu to Arjan Singh with 17-gun salute, flypast

New Delhi, Sep 18

Hundreds of mourners bid a tearful adieu to Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh whose last rites were performed amid a 17-gun salute and a flypast at Delhis Cantonment area on Monday.

India bids adieu to Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh

New Delhi, Sep 18

Hundreds of people including Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three Service Chiefs, bid a tearful adieu to Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh at a state funeral at Brar Square here on Monday.

BJP pitched Kashmir militancy against rest of country: Congress

Srinagar, Sep 16

Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday said that the BJP came to power by pitching militancy in the state against the rest of the country.

For Rahul Gandhi, proof of pudding is winning elections

New Delhi

One of the main takeaways from Rahul Gandhi's interaction with the students and the media in the US is the indication that he has given about being the Congress' Prime Ministerial candidate in 2019 -- if his party approves.

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