Recalling his days as the finance minister, Singh said that he entered the world of politics in the midst of a crisis. In 1991, India was confronted by challenges on the external front.
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Singh was born on September 26, 1932, in Punjab’s village of Gah before the partition. He studied at Punjab University, Cambridge, and Oxford.
“I have learnt with deepest sorrow about the passing away of Lata Mangeshkar. India has lost a great daughter,” the former Prime Minister said in a statement.
An AIIMS official told IANS that Singh’s health condition was ‘improving now from the infection caused by fever’.
Dr. Manmohan Singh served as the 13th Prime Minister of India between 2004 and 2014 after the UPA defeated the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led NDA government. The economist served as the Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha from 1998 to 2004.
In a letter to Blossom Fernandes, wife of Oscar Fernandes, the former Prime Minister said his services to the country, especially, to the state of Karnataka, will always be remembered by the people of our country.
Mukherjee passed away on Monday evening, at the age of 84. He was detected with Covid-19 as well as being on a ventilator following a brain surgery to remove a blood clot at Army’s R&R Hospital.
Pawar recalled how he was a Union minister when Singh was the Finance Minister and the country was passing through a financial crisis in the early 1990s.
The first Sikh in office, Manmohan Singh was also the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term.
Singh, 87, has been suffering from heart-related ailments from past several years. Due to age-related issues, he had taken a backseat from active politics in 2014.
Rahul Gandhi also hit back at the government alleging that the government was not cutting back on extraneous expenditure.
Fact Check: Truth behind Manmohan Singh asking students to be forgiven despite black flag protest during JNU visit
The former student leader then went on to claim that hours after the protest, the PMO had intervened and asked the university administration to not be too harsh with the students. Here’s the truth!
It was 2005, when Manmohan Singh was the Prime Minister leading the UPA government — those were delicate days for Indian diplomacy that was walking the tightrope between the US and Iran at the IAEA.
Industrial production shrank by 4.3% in September, registering the weakest performance in seven years due to output decline in manufacturing, mining and electricity sectors. Data for the eight core infrastructure industries showed output declining by 5.8 percent in October – six out of eight core industries saw a contraction in output.
The Kartarpur gurdwara, located on the bank of river Ravi in Pakistan, is about four km from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Gurdaspur district, and about 120 km northeast of Lahore.
On Manmohan Singh 87th birthday, here are lesser-known facts about the former Prime Minister
According to highly placed sources, Manmohan Singh can be fielded from Rajasthan as the vacancy of one seat arose following the death of Rajya Sabha MP Madan Lal Saini.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra made a Instagram debut ahead of Lok Sabha Elections. She made her Instagram handle ‘priyankagandhivadra’. The account has been verified by Instagram. With her debut, she posted two photos: One from her visit to Gandhi Ashram and the other from the meeting at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial[Read More…]
Captain Amarinder urges Manmohan Singh to figh Lok Sabha polls, “Will run your campaign, don’t say no”
New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, state affairs in-charge Asha Kumari and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Sunil Kumar Jakhar met India’s former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday evening 5 pm at his resident and aand urged him to contest from the Amritsar parliamentary seat[Read More…]
New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, state affairs in-charge Asha Kumari and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Sunil Kumar Jakhar met India’s former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday evening 5 pm at his resident and asked him to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from[Read More…]
Mumbai, Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who will complete a decade after a successful heart surgery on Thursday, is the unexpected new entrant on the #10Yearchallenge on social media, an official said on Tuesday. The former PM, 86, was operated for a redo cardiac bypass surgery on January 24, 2009,[Read More…]
The Muzaffarpur Sub Divisional Magistrate (West) has ordered to lodge an FIR in Kanti police station of Muzaffarpur district against actor Anupam Kher and 13 others (which includes director and producer) of the upcoming movie ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’. The movie is set to release on 11th of this month.[Read More…]
New Delhi, A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday seeking a ban on the trailer of the movie “The Accidental Prime Minister” saying it has caused unaccountable damage to the name and fame of the office of Prime Minster. The film is based[Read More…]
Dr Manmohan Singh made remarks against the current Prime Minister of the country, Narendra Modi for his silence over critical issues. The attacks came in while the former Prime Minister was speaking on the sidelines of a function that happened for his book release, Changing India. Manmohan Singh said, “People[Read More…]
New Delhi: Expressing sadness over RBI Governor Urjit Patel’s resignation, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said Patel’s sudden decision to demit office is a severe blow to the Indian economy. In a statement, Singh described Patel as an “economist of high repute and also someone who cared deeply[Read More…]