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  • Manmohan Singh hits out at Modi govt during Bharat Bandh says 'it has crossed all limits'

    Bharat Bandh: Manmohan Singh hits out at Modi govt says ‘it has crossed all limits’

    New Delhi: Urging the opposition to unite in their shared desire to defeat the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday hit out at the Modi government for the crisis-like all-round situation in the country due to rising fuel prices and farm distress. Manmohan Singh said the BJP-led central government had “miserably” failed in controlling fuel prices and fulfilling the promises made to the people

  • Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attacks PM Modi for BJP government’s failures

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing the BJP-led government of allround failure leading to agrarian crisis, economic turmoil and deteriorating ties with neighbouring countries. Singh was speaking at the launch of Congress leader Kapil Sibal’s book “Shades of Truth–A Journey Derailed.” The Modi government “has not constructively dealt with the agrarian crisis facing the nation and the indication of

  • Don’t change nature, character of NMML, leave Teen Murti complex undisturbed: Manmohan Singh

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh has expressed concern over attempts to change the “nature and character” of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, saying Jawaharlal Nehru did not just belong to the Congress but to the entire nation. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he urged him to leave the Teen Murti complex “undisturbed” and said this would be respecting both history and heritage.

  • Blog writing can’t increase investment: Cong to Jaitley

    New Delhi : The Congress claimed on Sunday the “ad hoc” policies of the BJP-led government at the Centre has put the Indian economy in “dire straits”, and took a dig at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, saying writing blogs cannot increase investment.

  • Manmohan Singh calls for arresting ‘disturbing trends’ of intolerance, communal polarisation

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today called upon the people to reflect on how to work together and contribute in arresting “disturbing trends” of intolerance, communal polarisation and incidents of violent crimes propelled by hate groups and mobs being witnessed in the country. Addressing the Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award function, he said such “unsavoury” trends can only harm national interests and are an anathema to the promotion of peace and

  • Country has lost ‘great leader’ in Somnath Chatterjee: Manmohan Singh

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh today condoled the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, saying the country has lost a “great leader”. Singh offered his condolences in a letter to Chatterjee’s wife Renu, describing him as a good orator, an exceptional public servant and an outstanding parliamentarian. “In his death our country has lost a great leader who always stood for the cause of the poor and the

  • Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to Manmohan Singh, none addressed NRIs like BJP govt, says Sushma Swaraj

    Astana : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday interacted with the Indian community in Kazakhstan’s Astana and said that from first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to Dr Manmohan Singh, nobody addressed the Indian community in other countries like the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government.

  • Congress plays Modi’s video on falling rupee

    The video showed Modi’s relentless attack on Manmohan Singh, questioning even his credentials as an economist and wondering whose age the rupee was chasing when its value against US $ rose to 69. He has then promised to bring it down to Rs 40 a dollar, but it overshot even Rs 69 on Thursday.

  • Vijay Mallya has no change of heart, law is catching up: BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday said Vijay Mallya has had no change of heart and he was not willing to clear his loans as the law was catching up with the fugitive liquor baron. “This is not a change of heart that he wants to repay the money (to banks) but the fact is that the law is catching up with those who felt entitled to play with the law,” spokesperson Sambit

  • Flow of the Ganga under Manmohan & Modi

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh used to say “Ganga is my mother”. Similarly, soon after assuming the office of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi said that “Ganga has called me, now we don’t have to take anything from the Ganga and only have to give it”. Let us see what the two have done for the Ganga.

  • Manmohan visits ailing Vajpayee

    New Delhi: Former prime minister and Congress leader Manmohan Singh on Tuesday visited former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Delhi’s All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

  • Decision on joint Oppn should be taken soon: Salman Khurshid

    New Delhi : A united opposition needs to decide about its leadership ‘sooner than later’ based on ‘ground realities’ to fight the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections, says senior Congress leader and former minister Salman Khurshid.