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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Vaghela wanted to be CM candidate, quit due to CBI fear: Gehlot

Ahmedabad, July 25

The Congress on Tuesday said Shankersinh Vaghela resigned from the party as it did not meet his demand to project him as chief ministerial candidate in the coming 2017 assembly elections and that he resigned under pressure from the CBI and the ED.

Pomp and grandeur at Kovind swearing in; political rivals chat

New Delhi, July 25

Banter and bitter rivals catching up with each other was witnessed at the short oath-taking ceremony of President Ram Nath Kovind in the Central Hall of Parliament, but outside the protocol-driven Presidential transition was full of pomp and grandeur.

Kovind sworn in as President, pledges to follow 'mantra' of Constitution

New Delhi, July 25

Making history as the first occupant of Rashtrapati Bhavan from the BJP, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday pledged to always follow the basic mantra of the Constitution to ensure justice, liberty, equality and fraternity.

Bonhomie marks farewell function for outgoing president

New Delhi, July 23

The farewell function by parliamentarians for outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee in the Central Hall of parliament was marked by bonhomie among leaders of various parties as they greeted each other and chatted before his arrival.

Use ordinances sparingly, rethink disruptions, says Mukherjee in farewell speech

New Delhi, July 23

Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday gave a message to both government and opposition telling them ordinance route should be used only in compelling circumstances, disruption harms the opposition too and passing bills without discussion was a breach of the people's trust.

Use ordinances sparingly, discuss laws, says Mukherjee in farewell speech

New Delhi, July 23

Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday gave a message to both government and opposition telling them ordinance route should be used only in compelling circumstances, disruption harms the opposition too and passing bills without discussion was a breach of the people's trust.

Emotional, President goes down memory lane in farewell speech

New Delhi, July 23

Two days before he demits office, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday went down memory lane as he delivered his farewell speech here, recalling his first day as member of Parliament as well as his past associations.

Anupam Kher wishes 'fine actor' Willem Dafoe on birthday

Mumbai, July 23

Veteran actor Anupam Kher has wished his friend and "fine actor" Willem Dafoe on his 62nd birthday.

BJP's 'brute majority' stifling opposition: Trinamool MP

Kolkata, July 21

Trinamool MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay on Friday launched a blistering attack on the BJP for stifling the opposition's voice with its "brute majority".

Advani gets Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions in Lok Sabha

New Delhi, July 19

Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani on Wednesday received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions as a parliamentarian in the Lok Sabha.

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    July 23, 2017

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee with Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his farewell ceremony at Central Hall of the Parliament, in New Delhi on July 23, 2017.

  • Vice President M Hamid Ansari with the awardees of the Lokmat ...

    July 19, 2017

    New Delhi: Vice President M Hamid Ansari with the awardees of the Lokmat Parliamentary Awards 2017 in New Delhi on July 19, 2017. Also seen former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, former Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil, former Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, CPI general secretary Sitaram Yechury, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, MP and actress Jaya Bachchan and BJP leaders LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi.

  • Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives at Parliament to cast his ...

    July 17, 2017

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives at Parliament to cast his vote during presidential polls in New Delhi, on July 17, 2017.

  • Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Congress leader Manmohan Singh and JD(S) ...

    July 16, 2017

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Congress leader Manmohan Singh and JD(S) chief H. D. Deve Gowda with UPA presidential candidate Meira Kumar and vice presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi during a meeting in New Delhi on July 16, 2017.

  • Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, ...

    July 11, 2017

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad during a meeting organised to decide their candidate for the August 5 Vice Presidential election at the Parliament Library building in New Delhi, on July 11, 2017. The last date for filing nomination for the vice presidential election is July 18, while scrutiny of nomination papers will take place on July 19. The last date for withdrawal of nominations is July 21.