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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Prabhu to start work on new India-B'desh railway project on July 31

Agartala, July 23

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will lay the foundation stone for a new India-Bangladesh railway project and flag-off the Agartala to New Delhi passenger train service on July 31, a Tripura minister said here on Saturday.

Not in favour of 'big bang' reforms: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

New Delhi, July 22

Recalling the historic month of July 1991 of "dramatic measures" to rescue India from balance of payments crisis, former Planning Commission Vice Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Friday said that as an economist, he was not for "big bang" reforms.

Modi government imposing narrow ideology, anchored in slick marketing: Sonia

New Delhi, July 20

In a frontal attack on the Modi government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday accused it of mistaking its parliamentary majority for a license "to impose narrow ideology" and said it was "anchored in slick marketing events, glib marketing slogans and exaggeration".

Himachal veggie growers get optimum crop, record prices

Shimla, July 20
Tomato, capsicum, cucumber and cabbage growers in Himachal Pradesh, a prominent veggie bowl of the country, are getting record prices in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi where rainfall remains largely weak, affecting the crop, experts say.

Militants must be dealt with firmly, says Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi, July 20

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said "militants must be dealt with firmly, even though an introspection was required as to what had driven scores of youths to such levels of anger and protest in Jammu and Kashmir."

MPs with academic background felicitated on Guru Purnima

New Delhi, July 19

The government on the occasion of Guru Purnima on Tuesday felicitated about 40 members of parliament who have an "academic background".

India must do more than 'Sankat Mochan' in South Sudan

New Delhi

The Indian government has done well to airlift out nationals stranded in South Sudan. Operation Sankat Mochan, co-powered by the ministry of external affairs (MEA) and the Indian Air Force (IAF), demonstrated a decisive ability. Decisive because in a similar situation, when Indians expected comparable assistance, the then Manmohan Singh government waffled.

India has assured treaty on sharing Teesta water: Bangladesh minister

Shillong, July 15

Bangladesh Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam said on Friday that India has repeatedly assured of a treaty on sharing the Teesta river's water.

Reserve Bank, governments do differ, but Subbarao reveals how

New Delhi

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Chargesheet in AgustaWestland deal this year, SC told

New Delhi, July 15

The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that the chargesheet in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal will be filed this year and the matter is being investigated by an SIT.

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