Manmohan Singh

Unemployment high due to govt's ill considered demonetisation decision: Former PM Manmohan Singh

"Unemployment is high and the informal sector is in shambles, a crisis precipitated by the ill considered demonetisation decision taken in 2016", Manmohan Singh said at "Pratheeksha 2030." The summit was organised to launch a Vision Document, a framework of ideas for development of Kerala well in advance of the state elections. He said in Kerala and in many other states, public finances are in disarray with states having to resort to excessive borrowing, which creates an intolerable burden on future budgets.

Mar 02, 2021, 16:11 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi quotes Manmohan Singh referring to those taking 'U-turn' over farm laws

PM Modi`s statement comes amid the protest staged by farmers at different borders of the national capital since November 26, 2020, against the three newly enacted farm laws: Farmers` Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

Feb 08, 2021, 16:51 PM IST

Narendra Modi 'achieved' prime ministership; Manmohan Singh was offered, claims Pranab Mukherjee's memoir

The late former President wrote this in his memoir while making a comparison of the two PMs with whom he had worked in the past. Mukherjee made these comments in his memoir "The Presidential Years, 2012-2017" which he wrote before his death last year. The book was released on Tuesday.

Jan 06, 2021, 10:18 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi chose Manmohan Singh because he posed no threat to Rahul Gandhi: Barack Obama

Former US president Barack Obama's comments on Indian leaders in his memoir "A Promised Land", grabbed headlines last week.

Nov 17, 2020, 07:02 AM IST

Not just Rahul, ex-US President Barack Obama's book talks of Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh too - here's what he said

Former US President Barack Obama in his yet-to-be published book speaks about his impression of several world leaders including India's Sonia and Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Nov 13, 2020, 11:31 AM IST

Bihar assembly election 2020: Sonia Gandhi, Rahul, Manmohan Singh, Sachin Pilot in Congress' list of star campaigners

The Congress party on Saturday submitted a list of star campaigners for the upcoming Bihar assembly election 2020 which includes the names of party chief Sonia Gandhi, top leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh.

Oct 10, 2020, 21:23 PM IST

On ex-PM Manmohan Singh's birthday, Congress releases short video listing out his achievements — Watch

Congress leaders, including its former president Rahul Gandhi, extended birthday wishes to former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh as he turned 88 on Saturday.

Sep 26, 2020, 15:09 PM IST

Former prime minister and veteran Congress leader Manmohan Singh turns 88 on Saturday

Singh was the first Sikh prime minister who served the country for two consecutive terms from 2004 to 2014.

Sep 26, 2020, 01:26 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim chief until fresh AICC elections are held

Expressing her displeasure over the letter sent to her by a few party members that raised doubts on the leadership, Sonia is learned to have said, "I am hurt but they are my colleagues so lets forget and work together." She added that an AICC session will be held within the next six months to elect the next party chief. 

Aug 24, 2020, 18:46 PM IST

CWC meet: Kapil Sibal withdraws tweet after clarification on Rahul Gandhi's 'collusion' remark

The crucial meeting of the Working Committee took place amid divisions in the party over the leadership issue. A group of 23 party leaders wrote a letter to Sonia earlier this month seeking an overhaul of the organisation. The letter, however, was criticised by Rahul and few other party leaders.

Aug 24, 2020, 13:28 PM IST

Is the huge avatar of the Indian Army a 'misleading propaganda' for former PM Manmohan Singh?

Is the huge avatar of the Indian Army a 'misleading propaganda' for former PM Manmohan Singh? Know in this video ..

Jun 22, 2020, 19:52 PM IST

Congress surrendered 43,000 sq km of Indian land to China: BJP's JP Nadda

BJP President JP Nadda claimed that during the UPA's tenure, Manmohan Singh as the Prime Minister abjectly surrendered hundreds of square kilometre of Indian land to China. Watch the video to know more.

Jun 22, 2020, 15:26 PM IST

Congress surrendered 43,000 sq km of Indian land to China: BJP's JP Nadda hits back at ex-PM Manmohan Singh

BJP President JP Nadda claimed that during the UPA's tenure, Manmohan Singh as the Prime Minister abjectly surrendered hundreds of square kilometre of Indian land to China. 

Jun 22, 2020, 14:29 PM IST

PM 'must be mindful of implications of his words', says ex-PM Manmohan Singh on Galwan Valley clash

Amid the rising tensions between India and China on border issues, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Monday (June 22) said that PM "must be mindful of implications of his words and declarations" on the security of the country.

Jun 22, 2020, 09:45 AM IST

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS

Former prime minister and veteran Congress leader Dr. Manmohan Singh was on Tuesday (May 12, 2020) discharged from the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi.

May 12, 2020, 13:02 PM IST

Manmohan Singh's condition improving; COVID-19 test comes negative: Hospital sources

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh is stable and his condition has improved, even as he tested negative for COVID-19, hospital sources said on Monday.

May 11, 2020, 20:24 PM IST

Manmohan Singh stable, developed reaction to medication: Hospital sources

The 87-year-old Congress leader was admitted to the hospital on Sunday evening after he complained of uneasiness and chest pain.

May 11, 2020, 12:38 PM IST

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS, under observation at cardio-thoracic ward

Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital on Sunday (May 10). He was admitted to the hospital at 8:45 pm today after he complained of chest pain.

May 10, 2020, 22:20 PM IST

Some find foul smell in saying Bharat Mata ki Jai: PM Narendra Modi's veiled jibe at Manmohan Singh

At a recent event, ex-Prime Minister Singh had said the slogan of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' was being misused to construct a 'militant and purely emotional' idea of India that excludes millions of residents and citizens.

Mar 03, 2020, 13:31 PM IST

Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad not to attend dinner for US President Trump at Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 25

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad have decided not to attend the dinner invitation extended by President Ram Nath Kovind in honour of visiting United States President Donald Trump. 

Feb 24, 2020, 20:51 PM IST