Former prime minister Manmohan Singh files Rajya Sabha nomination from Rajasthan

New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh filed nomination papers for the bypoll to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on Tuesday. Singh filed four sets of nomination papers in the chamber of returning officer in Rajasthan Assembly and expressed gratitude to the Congress party for nominating him. He condoled BJP leader Madan Lal Saini’s death in […]

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Modi’s 5 yrs ‘most traumatic, devastating’, should be shown exit door: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi :Prime Minister Narendra Modi should be shown exit door as his five-year rule has been “most traumatic and devastating” for India’s youths, farmers, traders and every democratic institution, his predecessor Manmohan Singh said Sunday. Singh, in an exclusive interview to PTI, dismissed the notion that there was a wave in favour of Modi […]

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Manmohan Singh Said : ‘ India headed for slowdown; Modi govt left economy in ‘dire straits’

New Delhi : Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said India is headed for an economic slowdown and accused the Modi government of leaving the economy in dire straits due to its “lack of economic vision”. Citing the latest economic growth figures to suggest an impending slowdown, the senior Congress leader also said the […]

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Manmohan Singh Hits Out at Modi Govt, Says ‘ Jobless growth, rural indebtedness, urban chaos have made aspirational youths restless ‘

New Delhi: The “jobless growth” has slipped into “job-loss growth”, which, together with rural indebtedness and urban chaos, has made the growing number of aspirational youths restless, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said on Sunday, as he hit out at the government for failing to uplift the economy to its potential. Singh asserted that the […]

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Heavy rains effects most parts of Himachal

Shimla: Heavy to very heavy rains lashed most parts of Himachal Pradesh today, with Keylong recording the lowest temperature at 10.7 degrees Celsius. Monsoon remained very active in the state during the last 24 hours, the Meteorological (MeT) department said. Solan, Bilaspur and Mandi, said Manmohan Singh districts received heavy to very heavy rains, the director […]

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Naidu praises Manmohan’s conduct in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s intervention during the discussion on the special category status for Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday in the Upper House won him praise from Rajya Sabha chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu. Referring to the former PM’s speech, Naidu on Wednesday said, Singh, during whose term the AP reorganisation bill was passed, […]

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Culture of jumlas can’t replace policymaking says Ex-PM Manmohan

New Delhi: Speaking at the first meeting of the extended Congress Working Committee, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said, “I reject the culture of constant self-praise and jumlas as against solid policy framework to address the issues facing the country.” He also said he will support Congress President Rahul Gandhi in his “onerous” task of […]

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Manmohan Singh castigates Modi; says, it is shocking that PM stoops so low

Bengaluru: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday accused his successor Narendra Modi of using language unbecoming of a prime minister in a poll-bound state. Addressing a press conference Singh said, “It is shocking that a Prime Minister stoops so low and uses such language and phraseology which is unbecoming of a Prime Minister, particularly […]

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