Mohan Singh

  • Modi has recharged India with a new hope: Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh September 4, 2014

    Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh concedes that droughts and floods will impact production in the kharif season but is confident that the government is prepared to face all eventualities. "States which have a rainfall deficiency of more than 50 per cent for 15 consecutive days can give subsidy on...
  • Nitin Gadkari calls for crop diversification to address poverty August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the poor plight of farmers, Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday urged them to grow crops other than wheat and rice to come out of poverty. Farmers can earn more if they have diversification in crops that can be used for manufacturing ethanol, electricity,...
  • Jharkhand: Another central minister shown black flags by JMM August 25, 2014

    Ranchi: Continuing their vow to protest any central minister's visit to Jharkhand, JMM activists showed black flags at Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh at Birsa Munda Chowk in Ranchi on Monday. Singh, who is visiting the state in connection with an official function, was shown black flags by JMM activists...
  • Centre rules out drought-like conditions, says no SOS from states July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst speculations of scanty rainfall across the country, the Centre has ruled out any possibility of a drought-like situation. With the MeT department predicting good rainfall in the days to come, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday assured that the state governments have adequate funds to handle...
  • Government discusses contingency plan to tackle possible drought July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: With the spectre of drought looming in several states, Lok Sabha on Tuesday discussed up a contingency plan for districts that could be the worst affected. Delay in onset of monsoon and its slow progress have led to late sowing of paddy, pulses, oilseeds and cotton, but the...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • PM meets Finance, Agriculture, Food Ministers to discuss inflation June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called a meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan to discuss inflation. Sources say the agenda is to prepare the contingency plans in case of a monsoon deficit. The monsoon's progress has weakened,...
  • Centre plans to turn eastern states into organic farming hub June 16, 2014

    The central government is planning to turn India's eastern states into an organic farming-hub, union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said in Patna on Monday. "Our priority is to develop Bihar, Odisha, West Bengal and eastern Uttar Pradesh into an organic farming hub for development of the region and to provide...
  • Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana to be launched: Radha Mohan Singh June 14, 2014

    To boost agricultural yield, the Union Agriculture Ministry is going to launch 'Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana' in the country. "The motive of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana will be to take irrigation water to each and every agricultural field in the country. Farm productivity could not be increased until water...
  • Will enact bill for setting up central university at Motihari: Sushil Modi May 29, 2014

    The NDA government will soon enact a legislation for setting up a Central university at Motihari in Bihar, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said. Modi has spoken to HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh who have assured him that the Bill on setting up the Central...
  • Five-term BJP MP Radha Mohan Singh finally gets his reward May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: An unsung worker of Jan Sangh and BJP all his life, veteran leader Radha Mohan Singh finally got his reward for his years of toil when he found a berth in the Narendra Modi government. Singh (64) started his career from Motihari in Bihar as an ABVP Nagar...
  • 92-year-old ex-Foreign Secy and Padma Bhushan awardee Jagat Singh Mehta dies March 7, 2014

    Former Foreign Secretary Jagat Singh Mehta died following age-related ailments. 92-year-old Mehta was ailing for sometime and passed away at his residence on Thursday. He served as foreign secretary between 1976 and 1979.  Born in 1922 to Mohan Singh Mehta, a member of the Constituent Assembly of India in 1947, Mehta...
  • BJP to focus on Bahuguna govt's handling of calamity in LS polls August 26, 2013

    Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand will make Bahuguna government's alleged slipshod handling of the situation arising out of the June calamity in the state its main poll plank in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. A political resolution to this effect was passed by the party at a meeting of the executive committee...
  • HP: Modi attacks Congress, calls PM 'maun' Mohan Singh October 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is on an offensive. In Himachal Pradesh to campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in the state, Modi took a dig at the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, calling him 'Maun' (which means silence) Mohan Singh, in an...
  • SP pledged support to UPA-I, not UPA-II: Mohan Singh September 17, 2012

    Samajwadi Party leader Mohan Singh has said that the party will review the situation and decide about its support to UPA-II. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi lacks the ability to run India: SP September 12, 2012

    Kolkata: The Samajwadi Party has directly attacked Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi saying he was unfit to lead the country. "Rahul Gandhi lacks the ability to run the country. He has not been able to rise up to the challenge," Samajwadi Party General Secretary Mohan Singh said. When asked about the...
  • Coalgate: 'It is Cong politics to have PM replaced' August 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party leader Mohan Singh on Tuesday made the controversial remark that the Congress could well be indulging in politics over coal blocks allocations to have Prime Minister Manmohan Singh replaced by Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi. Speaking to mediapersons, Singh said, "BJP wants to create a vaccum at...
  • CBI didn't handle the Maya DA case well: SP July 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Samajwadi Party on Friday expressed disappointment on the Supreme Court order of quashing the CBI probe against former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati in the disproportionate assets case. Samajwadi Party leader Mohan Singh said that the CBI did not handle the case effectively. "The CBI was a bit...
  • SP against any attempt to destabilise govt: Mohan Singh June 15, 2012

    Samajwadi Party leader Mohan Singh said that the party will never support NDA's Presidential candidate. ...
  • We are ready for talks with the UPA on President: SP June 14, 2012

    Samajwadi Party MP Mohan Singh says that Mamata Banerjee and Mulayam Singh can be persuaded to do a rethink on Pranab Mukherjee's name for the President's post. ...
  • Baba Ramdev is a mental case: Lalu Prasad May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Parliamentarians across party lines have once again united in the face of criticism and this time it is yoga guru and anti-corruption activist Baba Ramdev who has earned their wrath for calling the members of Parliament corrupt and characterless. He had said, "There are some politicians who are good....
  • Will the Singh billionaire brothers make it? March 26, 2012

    It was early 2010, and Fortis Healthcare's board—chaired by the billionaire Singh brothers, Malvinder and Shivinder—was in session. One of the directors couldn't make it to Delhi, and instead called in. At one point, Shivinder made a point and the director on the call interrupted to clarify, "Who is it,...
  • BJP MLA had a feud with slain IPS officer's wife March 9, 2012

    Morena: The family of slain IPS officer Narendra Kumar is pointing fingers at a BJP MLA, who allegedly had a running feud with the IPS officer's wife, who is an additional collector. Narsinghgarh MLA Mohan Sharma has, however, said that he had differences with her only on policy issues and...
  • Twists and turns in battleground Uttar Pradesh January 5, 2012

    Rajya Sabha MP Mohan Singh has been dropped as party spokesperson of SP. ...
  • Mohan Singh sacked, SP rift out in the open January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The rift within the Samajwadi Party is out in the open after senior leader Mohan Singh was sacked as the spokesperson after he supported the induction of tainted Bahujan Samaj Party MLA DP Yadav into the party. Singh was shown the door as party spokesperson after he favored...
  • SP leader Mohan Singh removed as spokesperson January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: In the wake of his pushing for controversial MLA D P Yadav's induction into the party, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday sacked Mohan Singh as national spokesman. "On direction of Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mohan Singh has been removed from the post of party's national spokesman. Professor Ram...
  • Govt, MPs close ranks against Anna over Lokpal December 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Several MPs cutting across party lines have come down heavily on both the Lokpal Bill cleared by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Cabinet and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, Samajwadi Party MP Mohan Singh and Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram...
  • Should an anti-graft body like Lokpal have reservation? December 19, 2011

    The clamour for inclusion of quota in the Lokpal Bill is becoming louder as the Government agrees to introduce the Bill. ...
  • Quota in Lokpal a political stunt? December 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The clamour for inclusion of quota in the Lokpal Bill is becoming louder as the Government agrees to introduce the Bill in Parliament in the winter session itself. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh and Lok Janshakti Party president Ram Vilas Paswan have reiterated their demand for reservation in...
  • Lokpal Bill: Demand for quota gets louder December 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The clamour for inclusion of quota in the Lokpal Bill is becoming louder as the Government agrees to introduce the Bill in Parliament in the winter session itself. "Don't think the Government is dangling carrot, but how can demand of 165 MPs on reservation be ignored? We will carry...