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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Nepal Deputy PM says visit to India 'successful'

Kathmandu, Aug 23

Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi, who was on a visit to India as a Special Envoy of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda", on Tuesday described his trip as "successful".

PM inaugurates Stor Palace in Kabul via video link

New Delhi, Aug 22

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday jointly inaugurated Kabul's Stor Palace via video-conference and called the monument a "setting for many momentous historical events".

Rahul takes dig at government on Rajiv Gandhi's birth anniversary

New Delhi, Aug 20

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made a veiled attack on the Narendra Modi government's policies, saying there were people in India today who "actively promote disharmony, who humiliate and separate, who isolate and kill".

Manmohan Singh travelled abroad more often than Modi: Amit Shah

Panaji, Aug 20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the two and a half years in office, has travelled abroad on fewer occasions than his predecessor Manmohan Singh, BJP national president Amit Shah said on Saturday, and added that the former Prime Minister would muddle up his speeches when abroad.

Key elections are near: Kashmir, Pakistan can wait

New Delhi

Kashmir is ablaze and relations with Pakistan are at a low. Consequently, the communal cauldron is on a slow simmer. The gas can always be turned on for it to bubble over. All of this is not without purpose.

Rahul pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on birth anniversary

New Delhi, Aug 20

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday paid tribute to his father and former Prime Minister the late Rajiv Gandhi on his 72nd birth anniversary.

Terror, global warming threat to mankind: Karan Singh

New Delhi, Aug 19

Veteran Congress leader and scholar Dr Karan Singh on Friday said international terrorism and global warming were the two threats to human existence and could only be tackled by a countervailing coalition of peace and sustainable development.

Modi sought to name, shame Pakistan for Balochistan atrocities: BJP

New Delhi, Aug 17

Hitting back at the Congress for its remarks on the government policy on Pakistan, the BJP said on Wednesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had sought to "name and shame" the neighbouring country for "atrocities it is committing day and night in Balochistan".

UP IAS officials 'legally, financially, morally' help former bureaucrat accused in coal scam

Lucknow, Aug 17
Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officials in Uttar Pradesh have begun to explore ways to help their former colleague, retired Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta, an accused in the multi-million coal scam, who stunned a court in the national capital by saying he would prefer to be jailed as he had no money to defend himself.

Congress divided over issues of national security: BJP

New Delhi, Aug 16

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said the opposition Congress was "divided" on issues concerning national security.

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