PM MANMOHAN SINGH

  • Stop communal forces in elections, says PM August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: In a remark that could be seen as a direct hit on BJP and Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday warned against the communal forces which 'need to be defeated' in the elections as they could divide the society. "India is a vast modern nation. Along with...
  • Need to strengthen Panchayati Raj system: PM April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: There was need to strengthen the Panchayati Raj system to ensure inclusive development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here on Wednesday. "We must try that Panchayati Raj does not become just a slogan, it becomes a reality in our lifetime," Manmohan Singh said while addressing a conference to...
  • Climate talks slow, rich nations must act: Manmohan Singh April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Voicing concern over "painfully slow" progress in climate talks, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the goal of stabilising global temperatures was "nowhere in sight" and pitched for individual countries to take action to increase energy efficiency. Singh, inaugurating the Fourth Clean Energy Ministerial, also made it clear...
  • Delhi gangrape wasn't an isolated incident, says CJI Altamas Kabir April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Sunday said that the Delhi gangrape incident in December 2012 was not an isolated occurrence and episodes like that happened every day. He added that there can't be kneejerk reactions to such cases and they need to be tackled in...
  • TN: Jaya writes to PM over kerosene quota May 25, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday accused the central government of adopting a callous approach to the kerosene needs of the poor in Tamil Nadu by reducing its allocation. In a letter to Singh, Jayalalithaa cited the reduced allocation of kerosene to Tamil Nadu to 39.429 kilo...
  • The PM added you. Accept or decline? March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The delicious irony in the Prime Minister's YouTube channel that had audio trouble with its debut video was hard to miss. Twitter users targeted the gaffe with savage fury, making it the butt of jokes centred on Manmohan Singh's usual reserve. Compared to the flamboyant Nicolas Sarkozy or the...
  • PM's White House dinner crashers top Time 's list January 20, 2011

    Washington: The White House gatecrashers, who stole the limelight at President Barack Obama's first state dinner in honour of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in November 2009, top Time magazine's list of "Top 10 Memorable StateDinner Moments". The list released ahead of the Obamas' official state dinner Wednesday night for Chinese President...
  • A peace plan from Kashmir terrorists: Padgaonkar October 31, 2010

    New Delhi: The chief interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir, Dilip Padgaonkar has revealed that when the threemember team went to meet terrorists in jail, the inmates reached out to them and in fact offered a peace plan for Kashmir. Padgaonkar and the other two interlocutors were speaking exclusively to Karan...
  • Talk to youths of Kashmir: PM to interlocutors October 21, 2010

    New Delhi: The newlyappointed interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who assured them of political support and advised them to talk to the youth of the state, reeling under a cycle of violence. The interlocutors have been appointed to hold talks with all...
  • G20 emerging as powerful global voice: Manmohan April 3, 2009

    London: Satisfied with the outcome of the G20 summit here and content that the final declaration reflected the issues raised by India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the forum can become a major global voice. "If the group of 20 can find credible answers to major global issues, it...
  • PM expected to attend G20 summit in April March 11, 2009

    New Delhi: With his health improving fast, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to attend the G20 Summit in London on April 2. This will also be his first meeting with US President Barack Obama. The Prime Minister intends to attend the G20 and preparations are being made in this...
  • Watch: EUs role in regulating nuclear trade September 29, 2008

    What kind a role will the European Union play in regulating nuclear trade and commerce between India and other countries. Sanjay Suri joins us now from Paris with the details. ...
  • New IITs are a disaster, says PM's scientific adviser September 5, 2008

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's initiative to establish eight new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) has drawn flak from his own scientific adviser C.N.R. Rao, who said on Friday that the opening of so many new IITs is a disaster. Opening so may IITs in one year is a...
  • The secret behind PM's blue turban October 12, 2006

    Cambridge: The secret of his trademark blue turban was revealed on Wednesday by Cambridge alumnus Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who said he has been wearing his alma mater's colour since his memorable days in the prestigious university. Honouring Singh with a Doctorate of Law, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and...
  • Cambridge honours PM with doctorate October 11, 2006

    Cambridge: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh became one of the few people to have received doctorate degrees from Oxford and Cambridge University. Old friendships were rekindled and memories stirred as Manmohan Singh entered the senate hall of his old alma mater Cambridge University. There from Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh,...
  • Cambridge University honours PM October 11, 2006

    Cambridge: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday assumed the form of an obedient pupil as he returned to his alma mater five decades after his graduation to receive an honorary degree with a stirring speech outlining his vision for a more egalitarian world. And there was no doubt that the scholarpolitician...
  • PM's order: Stop harassing Muslims August 21, 2006

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said it was wrong to blame a particular community for terrorism and action against militants should be based on concrete evidence. Terrorism should not be linked to Islam or any other religion, caste or creed," he said at a conference of Muslim ulemas...