After Congress party`s crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, outgoing Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that he was proud his government`s achievments in the past 10 years and extended his good wishes to the new government which will be sworn-in soon under the leadership of Narendra Modi.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who will host a farewell dinner for Dr Manmohan Singh on Wednesday, has asked the party leaders to defend the Prime Minister even if the party is routed in the Lok Sabha elections.
Locking himself in an ideological battle over Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel with BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that the country’s first home minister was a Congress leader and secular to the core.
The main opposition party, BJP, on Thursday submitted a dissent note against the Joint Parliamentary Panel`s (JPC) draft report on the 2G spectrum scam, alleging a "cover-up" by the Congress government.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is being misused to target and implicate Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in fake encounter cases, senior BJP leader Aun Jaitley has alleged in a letter written to the Prime Minister.
Noting that use of tobacco imposes serious consequences on economy and society, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said its control needs a combination of political and public health action and multi-sectoral policies will drive down its demand and supply.
Raising the stakes, BJP sought voluntary deposition of PM Manmohan Singh before CBI on the controversial coal block allocations amid demands by the opposition for immediate registration of an FIR in the missing files case.
Amid opposition by Tamil parties to Prime Minister`s participation in CHOGM in Sri Lanka, Government Thursday said no decision has yet been taken on level of India`s participation in the summit scheduled in November.