In what can bring in more trouble for the Congress party, a book authored by former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai is set to make a disclosure that the senior UPA functionaries wanted to tamper with the reports of Coalgate and Commonwealth scams.
Addressing the masses at Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award function, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday put forth his views on rise in communal tensions in the country while appealing people to unite.
The country fondly remembered former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 70th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President Hamid Ansari leading the nation in paying tributes to the departed leader.
Manmohan Singh, who steered the UPA government for 10 years as prime minister, was looking for a `soft` job in his 50s but was told by then prime minister Indira Gandhi to become the governor of the Reserve Bank of India as he was "too young to do a soft job", a new book by his daughter has revealed.
A US court here has ruled that former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh had "head of state immunity" from claims that he supported violence against Sikhs, but it did not cover his tenure as finance minister.
Woken up from his sleep to be informed of the "out of the blue" decision of his appointment as India`s Finance Minister in 1991, Dr Manmohan Singh was jokingly told by Prime Minister Narasimha Rao that he would be sacked if "things didn`t work out well".
The Emergency came as a surprise to former prime minister Manmohan Singh who saw an atmosphere of fear in the country during which there were many "arbitrary arrests and detentions", says a new book on him by his daughter.
Manmohan Singh had joined a pre-medical course as his father wanted him to become a doctor but pulled out after a couple of months, losing interest in the subject, according to a book on the former prime minister by his daughter.
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said his big complaint with the UPA-II is that it had completed several projects in Jammu and Kashmir but the then Premier Manmohan Singh could not find time to inaugurate and handed these as gift to Narendra Modi.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s daughter Daman Singh, who has penned her parent`s biography, on Saturday said it was "upsetting" that the public opinion had turned against him towards the end of his 10-year rule.
Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh has alleged that the US exerted pressure on then prime minister Manmohan Singh in the choice of his ministers and also claimed that CIA agents had "penetrated deep into every sphere of decision and policy making of the UPA regime".
Almost 15 years after Kandahar hijack, a bill to award death penalty to hijackers and give the right to security forces to shoot down an aircraft which may be used as a missile is likely to be brought to Parliament soon.
After stirring up a hornet’s nest by revealing a lot in his autobiography `One Life Is Not Enough`, Natwar Singh on Saturday targeted Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh who have called the book a mere publicity gimmick.
Former external affairs minister and a staunch Congress supporter Natwar Singh on Friday put a stamp over the much talked about `dynastic rule` in the Congress party by saying that there is no `number one, two or three` in the grand old party as the Gandhi family rules it leaving rest of the party leaders at a much lower level.
The frosty relationship between Sonia Gandhi and late Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao comes out in full view in Natwar Singh`s autobiography which says Gandhi was "never fond of" Rao who wondered why she was so "hostile" to him.
Natwar Singh, former Congress leader, Friday said that the strong reaction from Sonia Gandhi to his new book, proves that it has touched a "raw nerve" and something has "upset" her so much that she came out.