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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Admitted To AIIMS

Singh has been admitted to the Cardio Tower of AIIMS Delhi. He is being treated by a team of doctors led by Nitish Nayak

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Former PM Manmohan Singh Tests Positive For COVID-19, Admitted To AIIMS

New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences here with a mild fever on Monday afternoon. #JustIn:…

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Harsh Vardhan Slams Manmohan Singh, Says Cong-Ruled States Busy Raising Doubts About Vaccines

New Delhi: Hitting back at senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh for his critique of the government’s COVID-19 management, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday alleged the second wave of…

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Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS

New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh was admitted to the AIIMS here on Sunday evening after he complained of uneasiness, sources said. Singh, 87, is under observation at the cardio-thoracic ward of the premier hospital, they said. “All his parameters are fine. He is under observation at the AIIMS,” a source close to him […]

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Cong Backed Scrapping Of A 370, But Not BJP's High-Handed Way: Manmohan Singh

Mumbai: The Congress does not need a certificate of patriotism from anyone, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said on Thursday, pointing out that it voted in favour of the abrogation of Article 370, but opposed the high-handed way in which it was done. The economist-turned-politician also said that agencies such as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) […]

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Indian Public Sector Banks Had 'Worst Phase' Under Manmohan Singh, Raghuram Rajan: Sitharaman

New York: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Indian public sector banks had the “worst phase” under the combination of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan. Delivering a lecture at the prestigious Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs here on Tuesday, Sitharaman said that giving all the […]

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Pak Invites Manmohan Singh For Kartarpur Inauguration

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said that Pakistan would invite former Indian Prime Minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh for the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor on November 9. Qureshi said the Imran Khan-led government has decided to hold the inauguration ceremony in a big way. “We are making big […]

Modi Greets Manmohan Singh On Birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished his predecessor Manmohan Singh on his birthday and prayed for his long life. “Best wishes to our former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh Ji on his birthday. I pray for his long and healthy life,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted. The Prime Minister is on a week long visit […]

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Country In The Midst Of Protracted Slowdown: Manmohan

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led NDA government’s ‘complacency over the slowdown in the economy and said that there’s an atmosphere of ‘gloom and doom’ all around. Speaking at the meeting of all general secretaries, state in-charges, state unit chiefs, Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leaders, Manmohan […]

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Centre's flawed policies have caused slowdown: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday attacked the government for its flawed policies that have caused the current economic slowdown and asked Congress party leaders to hit the streets to inform people about the policies of the earlier UPA government at the Centre during the global economic recession, party sources said. The […]

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State of economy deeply worrying: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said the state of the economy was “deeply worrying” and urged the government to put aside “vendetta politics” and reach out to sane voices and thinking minds to steer the economy out of this “man-made crisis”. The Congress leader said “all-round mismanagement” by the Modi government […]

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No SPG Cover For Manmohan Singh

New Delhi: The government has withdrawn the Special Protection Group (SPG) security cover of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said on Monday. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Manmohan Singh will have a Z + security cover after a routine assessment taking the inputs of all the agencies. “The current security cover […]

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Manmohan Singh elected to RS from Rajasthan

Jaipur: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on Monday. Since the Bharatiya Janata Party did not put up any candidate due to lack of numbers in the assembly, Manmohan Singh was declared elected after the scheduled time to withdraw nominations ended on Monday. Chief whip Mahesh Joshi […]

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Manmohan Singh files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha MP

Jaipur: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday filed his nomination papers for a Rajya Sabha membership as a seat in Rajasthan has fallen vacant following the death of Madan Lal Saini, the BJP state President. The by-election for the seat shall be held on August 26. The last date to file nomination paper is […]

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Manmohan Singh to file papers for election to RS from Rajasthan tomorrow

Jaipur: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh will file his nomination papers for the bypoll to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan. “The party has decided to nominate former PM Manmohan Singh from the state and he will be filing four sets of nominations here on Tuesday,” Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress president Sachin Pilot […]

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No surprises. It's Rahul Gandhi again!

New Delhi: Despite the names of veteran leader Mallikarjun Kharge and Mukul Wasnik being thrown up as possible successor to the Congress President’s post, when the state party leaders finally sat down to confabulate and propose the names for the post — it came as no surprise — Rahul Gandhi again! For the grand old […]

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Congress to explain stand on Article 370 to its leaders

New Delhi: Amid divided views in the party over the Central government’s move on Kashmir, Congress’ policy planning group for Jammu and Kashmir chaired by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will brief the party General Secretaries, state in-charges and MPs about Congress’ stand on Article 370 on Friday evening, party sources said. In a big triumph […]

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Modi, Manmohan Singh join leaders in paying tributes to Jaipal Reddy

New Delhi: Leaders across the political spectrum paid rich tributes to Congress veteran S Jaipal Reddy, who died in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 77, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembering him as an effective administrator and his predecessor Manmohan Singh hailing him as a treasure of wisdom and knowledge. Former […]

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Cong Cannot See Beyond A Family, My Govt Gave Bharat Ratna To Pranab Da: Modi

New Delhi: Accused by the Congress of not recognising its leaders’ contribution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday launched a stinging counter-attack, saying the party cannot see beyond the Gandhi family and it began “flying so high” that it was disconnected from the country’s roots. Modi said the Congress members did not mention even former prime […]

PM must preach his MPs before guiding Opposition: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s advice to the Opposition, saying his words were most of the time not implemented by his own party leaders. Stressing on the importance of an active opposition in democracy, Modi on Monday told them not to bother about their numbers and instead actively […]

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Tasa, Baishya file papers for 2 RS seats in Assam

Guwahati: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kamakhya Prasad Tasa and senior Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leader Birendra Prasad Baishya on Tuesday filed nominations for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Assam, which will fall vacant on June 14. “I have filed the nomination as the BJP leadership asked me to. It’s an honour that the […]

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Several surgical strikes executed during UPA: Congress

New Delhi: With the BJP highlighting the issue of nationalism in the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress on Thursday said that multiple surgical strikes were carried out during the tenure of Congress-led UPA government. Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said in a tweet: “Multiple surgical strikes took place during our tenure too. For us, […]

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Manmohan defends Nyay, says it won't entail new taxes

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that Nyay scheme of the Congress will usher in an era of minimum income guarantee in India, end poverty and restart the economic engine which has “come to a stop” under the Narendra Modi government. In a statement, Singh said that implementation of Nyay, which […]

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Sonia Gandhi unhappy over Congress manifesto layout

New Delhi: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi was apparently unhappy over the layout of party manifesto released on Tuesday as she wanted a bigger picture of party President Rahul Gandhi on the cover, sources said on Wednesday. Sonia Gandhi, who did not look her usual self, conveyed her viewpoint to party leader Rajeev Gowda, the convener […]

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Manmohan Singh welcomes Modi govt's decision to build Kartarpur corridor

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday welcomed the Modi government’s decision to build a corridor from Dera Baba Nanak in Punjabs Gurdaspur district to the International Border to facilitate Indian pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur in Pakistan. He, however, cautioned that there could be many hurdles to cross. “It’s […]