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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Hearing in coal case involving Manmohan Singh deferred

New Delhi, May 23

A court here on Monday deferred, to September 26, the hearing in the coal block allocation case in which former prime minister Manmohan Singh was summoned.

India pledges $1 million for school in Kabul

Kabul, May 21

The Indian government has pledged $1 million for the annual routine maintenance of a school in Kabul.

Is Rahul really a Modi asset as Mamata believes?

New Delhi

The sharpest observation after the five state elections has come from Mamata Banerjee. "Rahul Gandhi is a Narendra Modi asset."

Two years of Modi has hit secular values: Yechury

New Delhi, May 20

Two years of Narendra Modi government has led to a "new trimoorti" that is a regression for India as a secular nation, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury said on Friday.

Modi to visit Qatar in June

New Delhi, May 20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go on an official visit to Qatar on June 4-5 at the invitation of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, it was announced on Friday.

Mamata Banerjee: Didi with development mantra

Kolkata, May 19

She worked as a milk booth vendor to battle poverty early in her life. Over the years, Mamata Banerjee became an uncompromising street fighter against the Communists in West Bengal. But, as she became the chief minister in 2011, Banerjee channelised her abundant energy to usher in development and implement socio-welfare schemes that ultimately helped her retain power in the eastern state.

Congress leader calls Swamy 'psychic'

Panaji, May 17

Attacking BJP MP Subramanian Swamy for trying to link Congress leaders to the AgustaWestland chopper scam, Goa Congress president Luizinho Faleiro on Tuesday called him a "psychic".

Modi to lay foundation for India-Bangladesh rail project

Agartala, May 17

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to lay the foundation stone for a new India-Bangladesh railway project on May 27, a top railway official said on Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh government paid commission for Agusta chopper: Swaraj Abhiyan

New Delhi, May 12

NGO Swaraj Abhiyan on Thursday accused the Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh of inviting a "fraudulent" tender and paying a hefty commission of $1.57 million on the purchase of one AgustaWestland chopper in 2007.

Agusta: Never met Sonia, Manmohan; Khaitan brain behind deal, says Michel

New Delhi, May 11

Christian Michel, one of the middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper deal, has said in an interview to a news channel that he "never met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh" and that neither the Congress nor the present NDA government "interfered in the deal".

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