PM Speech

  • Schools prepared to show PM's Teacher's Day speech September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: With just two days to go, schools are prepared to show the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teacher's Day speech live to students on September 5. As per government sources no private school has objected to the directives. Although HRD ministry insists its not mandatory, a strict directive has...
  • On Independence Day, Modi calls for Clean India as a tribute to Gandhi August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Greeting the nation on its 68th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the formation of a new institution which will soon replace the existing Planning Commission while urging the citizens to join hands in making India a developed nation. Much like his election rallies, Modi decided to speak...
  • Should PM's Independence Day speech go out of Delhi to other cities on rotation? August 14, 2014

    Unprecedented security measures are in place in the national capital on the eve of Independence Day celebrations. Around 10,000 security personnel have been deployed around the Red Fort. Intelligence agencies have sounded a high alert for Delhi during this Independence Day weekend. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and...
  • Watch: How will history judge Manmohan Singh as Prime Minister? January 6, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed the media at the newly built National Media Centre on Raisina Marg. This was his third press meet after he took charge as the Prime Minister in May 2004. ...
  • Opposition hits out at Manmohan, says his speech was a sham January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Minutes after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh briefed the media on his 10 year long tenure, the Opposition upped the ante against him, saying his speech was a sham. "Prime Minister's speech was a sham. How can the Prime Minister say he had no role in the scams. He...
  • Watch: Manmohan Singh addresses media January 6, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed the media at the newly built National Media Centre on Raisina Marg. This is his third press meet after he took charge as the Prime Minister in May 2004. ...
  • PM Manmohan Singh's speech: Listen in what experts expect January 6, 2014

    The Prime Minister is set to hold his first press conference in 3 years on Friday. Political analysts are of the opinion that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has failed to meet the rising expectations of the people. ...
  • Read PM's address to the nation on India's 67th Independence Day August 15, 2013

    My dear fellow citizens, Brothers, sisters and dear children, I greet you all on this Independence Day. Today is certainly a day of joy for us. But on this celebration of independence we also feel pain in our hearts that our brothers and sisters in Uttarakhand had to face devastation about two...
  • People can compare my speech with Manmohan's on Independence Day: Modi August 14, 2013

    New Delhi: In a dare to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ahead of the Independence Day, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has suggested that his speech on Thursday will be more worth listening to than Manmohan Singh's. "India will listen to two speeches - my speech from Lalan College in Bhuj...
  • Watch: Man strips, raises slogans as PM address meet September 22, 2012

    A man took off his shirt, climbed onto a desk and shouted 'PM go back' as Manmohan Singh took to the stage to address the gathering. ...
  • Man strips, raises slogans as PM addresses meet September 22, 2012

    New Delhi: A man took off his shirt, climbed onto a desk in front of him and chanted slogans against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as he took to the stage to address a conference on economic growth organised by the Indian Law Institute at Vigyan Bhawan in the capital on...
  • After India Inc, 'aam aadmi' may be UPA's focus September 22, 2012

    New Delhi: With his back to the wall, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday night tried to defend a highly contentious move of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government that included hiking prices of diesel, bringing in 51 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail and restricting...
  • PM's I-Day speech uninspiring, lackluster: BJP August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence Day speech as "lacklustre" and "uninspiring", saying it did not address issues facing the nation like corruption and price rise. "The dream of touching 12 per cent growth rate seems to be impossible and it looks...
  • PM announces space mission to study planet Mars August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: An Indian spaceship will go to Mars and collect important scientific information, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced on Wednesday. "This spaceship to Mars will be a huge step for us in the area of science and technology," the Prime Minister said in his Independence Day speech from the Red...
  • 'Bad monsoon to pose problems in taming inflation' August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Deficient monsoon will pose some difficulty in controlling inflation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday. "... we must control inflation. This would pose some difficulty because of a bad monsoon this year," Singh said in his Independence Day address. However, he said that the government has huge wheat...
  • PM terms violence in Assam as 'very unfortunate' August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Terming the violence in Assam as "very unfortunate", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on promised to make every effort to find out reasons behind the clashes in which at least 77 people have lost their lives. In his address to the nation on the occasion of Independence Day, he...
  • I hope Lokpal Bill is passed in Monsoon Session: PM August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of a lack of political consensus on the final shape of the proposed Lokpal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday hoped that political parties will help its passage in the Rajya Sabha. "Our commitment to make the work of the government and administration transparent and accountable...
  • Lack of political consensus hampering growth: PM August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: India's national security will be affected if steps are not taken to increase economic growth and encourage new investments in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday. In his Independence Day address, the Prime Minister said his government will work hard to shield Indian economy from the...
  • PM sets target: 9 pc growth will be back August 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday expressed confidence that the Indian economy will rebound by the end of this year and once again enter a high growth path. "Going back to a 9 percent growth path is our greatest challenge. For this, we will take whatever steps that are...
  • No need to fear swine flu: PM on Independence Day August 15, 2009

    New Delhi: There is no need to fear swine flu, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday, referring to the viral pandemic that has killed 25 people in the country. Addressing the nation from the Red Fort on India's Independence Day, Manmohan Singh that the Central Government was working in tandem...
  • On a cloudy I-Day, PM shows India the silver lining August 15, 2009

    What PM said: Nine pc growth is India's biggest challenge, target Previous UPA government provided 100 days work in NREGA Will remove slums from cities under Rajiv Awas Yojana Road and transport Ministry has a goal of building 20 km roads everyday, will achieve it Women Reservation Bill be passed in Parliament soon There is no...