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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On 25th anniversary of historic devaluation, rupee gains 3rd day

New Delhi, July 1

Signalling the current strength of the Indian currency on a day that marks the quarter century of its famous devaluation that initiated the economic reforms, the rupee gained for the third consecutive day against the US dollar.

7th Pay Commission report creating huge gap between minimum, maximum wage: BMS

New Delhi, June 30

The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) on Thursday expressed its "dissatisfaction" at the Seventh Pay Commission Report's recommendations, accepted by the government, saying a "huge gap" has been created between the "minimum and maximum wage".

Opposition dubs PM's interview defensive, a PR exercise

New Delhi, June 28

Opposition parties on Tuesday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's TV interview as a "PR exercise" and slammed him for the "imbalance" between his words and actions.

Narasimha Rao's negative works still extract heavy toll: Ansari

New Delhi, June 27

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday hailed former Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao for initiating basic changes in the economy with his policies of 1991 but also maintained that while his "good" works have lived on and "changed" the country, the "harm" continues to extract a heavy toll.

Modi government showed unnecessary desperation for NSG membership: Congress

Delhi, June 24

As India's bid for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) came a cropper, the Congress on Friday said the Narendra Modi-led government had shown "unnecessary desperation" to become a member of the bloc and embarrassed the country in the process.

Sonia forms two panels for birth centenary celebrations of Indira Gandhi

New Delhi, June 23

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday constituted two committees for the birth centenary celebrations of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Monsoon reaches Himachal in advance

Shimla, June 21

The southwest monsoon on Tuesday reached Himachal Pradesh in advance with many areas witnessing moderate rainfall in the past 24 hours, the weather office here said.

No option but RS vote if Congress continues GST opposition: Jaitley

New Delhi, June 18

The government has not done any trade-off with parties like the Trinamool Congress and AIADMK on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill but will push for Rajya Sabha voting on the bill if the Congress' opposition persisted, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday.

No option but RS vote if Congress continues GST opposition: Jaitley

New Delhi, June 18

The government has denied any trade-off with parties like the Trinamool Congress and AIADMK on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill but insisted it will push for Rajya Sabha voting on the bill if the Congress' opposition persisted.

Modi must apologise for misleading country over NSG membership: Congress

New Delhi, June 13

The Congress on Monday demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for what it said was "misleading the country" that the recent meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) had India's membership on the agenda.

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