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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Spectre of corruption continues to haunt Congress, especially its first family

New Delhi

It was the Bofors howitzer scandal which brought down the Rajiv Gandhi government in 1989. Since then, none from the dynasty has been the prime minister although the Congress has been in power.

AgustaWestland: Shah dares Sonia to name beneficiaries, Congress hits back

New Delhi, April 28

The confrontation over the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal on Thursday snowballed to a new high with BJP president Amit Shah asking Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to name the persons who got "kickbacks" in the $750 million deal.

SC to hear plea against Sonia, Manmohan in chopper deal

New Delhi, April 28

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that it would hear, next week, a PIL seeking the registration of FIR against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and other political leaders in the AgustaWestland Chopper alleged case.

PAC panel report on CAG role ready

New Delhi, April 28

The much-awaited report of a sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee that scrutinised the "powers and accountability" of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) vis-a-vis the powers of parliament is ready.

Sonia must say who gained from VVIP chopper scam: Shah

New Delhi, April 28

BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday hit out at Congress president Sonia Gandhi, and asked her to clarify who were the beneficiaries of the VVIP chopper scam.

Why Congress wilted, why Modi bloomed

New Delhi

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Amit Shah questions Mamata's silence on AgustaWestland

Kolkata, April 27

On a day when the VVIP chopper scam sparked tensions in parliament, BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday questioned the silence of West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee on the issue.

Sonia, Manmohan dare BJP over AgustaWestland deal

New Delhi, April 27

A combative Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday dismissed the bribery charges in the VVIP chopper scam as the BJP tried to corner the main opposition party.

Modi government slept over VVIP chopper scam, tried to help company: Antony

New Delhi, April 27

Former defence minister A.K. Antony on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of "sleeping over" the probe into the VVIP chopper scam for two years, and said the NDA government had tried to give a "backdoor entry" to the blacklisted firm.

No talks of kickbacks in chopper deal in my tenure: Ex-NSA

New Delhi, April 27

Former NSA M.K. Narayanan on Wednesday said there was no talks of any kickbacks during his tenure in the AgustaWestland chopper deal which was carried on as per the decisions taken by the earlier National Democratic Alliance government.

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