PM`s second brother backs Congress, Amarinder Singh

Just a day after the BJP embarrassed the Congress and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by inducting his step-brother, another step-brother Saturday joined the Congress road show here taken out by former chief minister Amarinder Singh.

Don`t succumb to prejudice against Bt crops: PM

Batting for genetically modified or biotechnology (Bt) crops, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday that India "should not succumb to unscientific prejudices against Bt crops".

Expenditure on science and technology needs to be hiked: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said that the country should increase its annual expenditure on science and technology.

Mars mission will mark beginning of glorious chapter: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday wished success to the forthcoming Mars Orbiter programme, saying the mission will mark the beginning of a new glorious chapter for India in space explorations.

PM`s I-Day speech: Tewari defends advisory to channels

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Thursday defended his ministry`s advisory to TV news channels over the "denigration" of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s Independence Day speech.

Sonia, Rahul to begin campaign from Nov 18 in Mizoram

Congress political honchos including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi are all set to woo the Mizoram voters ahead of Assembly elections on November 25.

PM for improvement of disaster management capabilities

Citing the recent natural disasters in Uttarakhand, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday pressed for urgent steps to strengthen early warning systems and improve disaster management capabilities to save lives.

IM remark: Shakeel Ahmed meets Sonia, PM

Congress general secretary Shakeel Ahmed, who is in the eye of a storm over his controversial tweet, had a meeting with party chief Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Jayalalitha accused govt of being silent on fisherman issue

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalalitha on Monday accused the Centre of not engaging the Sri Lankan government in any dialogue to resolve the issue of attacks on fishermen from the state and maintaining a silence over it.

Naxals have total disregard for human life: PM Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that ideology of Naxalites is well know--adoption of violent means with a total disregard for human life, while addressing an all party meet here to discuss ways to tackle Naxal menace in the backdrop of killing of Congress leaders in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh last month.

Paswan to write to PM against DU`s new 4-yr progra

Joining the detractors of the Delhi University`s move to introduce a four-year undergraduate programme, LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan today said he will write to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh opposing the move.

Parliament paralysed again, Opposition for PM`s resignation

With a series of scams battering the government, Parliament was paralysed again on Monday.

PM should own up `responsibility` in coal scam, step down: BJP

The Manmohan Singh-led UPA government came under intense pressure on Tuesday after the Supreme Court castigated the sharing of the CBI report on coal block allocation with the government.

PM, Sonia in Malda on Saturday

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will be in Malda in West Bengal for a brief 90-minute visit on Saturday during which the PM will lay the foundation of an Engineering institute.

BJP says it is waiting for PM`s action on marines issue

BJP on Thursday took potshots at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after the Supreme Court restrained the Italian Ambassador from leaving the country, saying the Court has performed the job which the PM should have done.

Concerned over Maldives political instability, say

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today expressed concern over the political instability in Maldives and hoped that it will have "free, fair and credible" elections in September, which India would support.

Top Left leaders meet PM, demand steps to bring down prices

Activists of the four Left parties also staged a demonstration at Jantar Mantar to focus on these demands.

Nation wants productive Parliament session: PM

Ahead of the Budget Session beginning on Thursday, PM Manmohan Singh noted that the session comes in the backdrop of a global economic slowdown.

Trade Unions firm on strike, to hold talks with govt

The central trade unions remained firm on their call for a two-day strike despite an appeal from Prime Minister.

Varsities will now give over-riding emphasis on quality: PM

Regretting that none of the Indian universities figures among the top 200 in the world, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the focus henceforth would be on giving "over-riding emphasis on quality".