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  • Manmohan Singh not a silent leader; he cannot react to tweets: PMO 18-04-2014 01:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister Office on Friday reacted rather strongly to the volley of attacks on Dr Manmohan Singh saying that the PM cannot react to reports doing the rounds on Twitter. "PM of the country cannot reply to every tweet from leaders or press. We have to verify...
  • What Sanjaya Baru told CNN-IBN about his book 'The Accidental Prime Minister' 14-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Live Blog: Sanjaya Baru on books row ...
  • After Baru, ex-coal secretary makes embarrassing claims about PM 14-04-2014 07:37 AM

    New Delhi: After former media advisor Sanjaya Baru's embarrassing revelations about Dr Manmohan Singh as the PM, a former coal secretary PC Parakh has penned a tell-all book which he says that Dr Singh was was heading a government in which he had "little" political authority. In his book "Crusader...
  • Modi asks PM to clarify on social media reports about Siachen 14-04-2014 06:59 AM

    Chennai: Citing reports in social media, Narendra Modi on Sunday demanded a clarification from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh if there was any foreign pressure on him to "hand over Siachen to enemies". The BJP Prime Ministerial candidate said some reports were spreading thick and fast in social media that Singh...
  • Change India: Ideas to transform India's education sector? 13-04-2014 10:30 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In this special conclave from Shri Ram College of Commerce in New Delhi, we bring to you the policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister...
  • PMO dismisses Baru's claims as 'baseless and mischievous' 13-04-2014 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office on Sunday rubbished as "baseless and mischievous" the contention of former media adviser to PM Sanjaya Baru that PMO files were seen by Congress President Sonia Gandhi. "The statement being attributed to a former media adviser to the Prime Minister that PMO files were...
  • Advani says Modi is the next PM, ready to take any role BJP gives him 13-04-2014 12:17 PM

    Ahmedabad: As the Bharatiya Janata Party inches closer to ending the 10-year-long UPA rule and forming the government, as per opinion polls, party patriarch LK Advani wants to make sure that the party puts up a united front. Advani whose differences with the party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi has...
  • Jashodaben still prays for Modi to become PM 11-04-2014 06:42 PM

    She has been drawn in the political slugfest by Narendra Modi's rivals to target him, but decades of separation from Gujarat Chief Minister has not embittered Jashodaben, who fasts and prays for her husband to become the Prime Minister. The reclusive 62-year-old retired school teacher has vowed not to eat...
  • There will be serious consequences if Modi becomes PM: Chidambaram 06-04-2014 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: In probably one of the strongest attacks on Narendra Modi, Finance Minister P Chidambaram accused the Gujarat CM of being solely responsible for the communal massacre of 2002. There will be serious consequences if Modi became the next Prime Minister, warned the Congress stalwart launching a scathing attack...
  • No time limit on Malaysia jet search: Australia PM 31-03-2014 08:07 AM

    Perth/Beijing: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said there was no time limit on the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, missing for more than three weeks in the Indian Ocean with 239 people on board. A total of 20 aircraft and ships will resume scouring a massive area in the...
  • All well between Shiv Sena, BJP? Uddhav says Modi has given a 'face' to opposition 30-03-2014 05:46 PM

    Mumbai: After many years, the opposition in India has got a face in Narendra Modi and this has created a storm in national politics, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said in Mumbai on Sunday. "Until now, barring (former prime minister) Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Indian opposition parties lacked an acceptable...
  • Change India: How can we tackle India's infrastructure deficit? 29-03-2014 10:27 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. On the 13th show of the series, panel of experts discuss 10 policy initiatives that will enable the next PM to eliminate India's seemingly perennial infrastructure deficit....
  • Modi as PM will need good CMs too: Shivraj Chouhan 29-03-2014 08:40 PM

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has rallied behind party's PM nominee Narendra Modi claiming that the BJP-ruled NDA would form a government at the Centre with a clear majority. The BJP leader, who is lauded for his work in the state, made it clear that Modi as...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 24-03-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: MH370 crashed into southern Indian Ocean, says Malaysian PM 24-03-2014 08:43 PM

    A new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday. ...
  • Change India: How can we liberalise India's insular financial sector? 23-03-2014 06:39 PM

    In the 12th edition of the 'Change India: An agenda for the next PM' series, ten policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to liberalise India's insular financial sector. ...
  • Coal scam: Fresh trouble for UPA, CBI questions PM advisor TKA Nair 22-03-2014 08:11 AM

    New Delhi: In what could bring in major trouble for the UPA-II ahead of Lok Sabha elections, the CBI has now reached the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's doorsteps in connection with the infamous coal scam. CBI sleuths have questioned PM's advisor TKA Nair in connection with the scam. CNN-IBN had...
  • Vladimir Putin calls up PM Manmohan Singh, explains situation in Crimea 18-03-2014 10:37 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after taking the step of merging Crimea with Russia, President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday explained the situation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who underlined India's position on "unity and territorial integrity" of countries and hoped a diplomatic solution would be found to the issue. Singh expressed the...
  • Narendra Modi is narrow minded, communal: Akhilesh Yadav 17-03-2014 01:22 PM

    Taking a dig at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said, "A country's Prime Minister should be of large heart, a communal person can't be the PM." ...
  • Change India: How can we overhaul India's tax system? 15-03-2014 04:28 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In the sixth edition of the series, we look at ten policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to simplify India's complicated tax system and...
  • Open Mike: What is young India's expectations from next PM? 10-03-2014 10:57 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike' ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, CNN-IBN assesses young voters' mood and their expectations from the next PM. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited Delhi University and asked young students if they would come out in large numbers and decide the fate of...
  • Canadian PM Stephen Harper bets beer case over hockey with Barack Obama. Unfortunately, the US President is yet to pay up 10-03-2014 02:23 PM

    The United States defused a brewing, and cordial, crisis with Canada on Friday, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper joked that Barack Obama has yet to deliver the beer he promised if the US hockey teams lost to Canada in the Olympics. The White House responded the president does not welsh...
  • PM to move to Motilal Nehru Place bungalow after retirement 28-02-2014 01:31 PM

    A sprawling bungalow on Motilal Nehru Place will be the abode of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh once he retires after the Lok Sabha elections. The 3, Motilal Nehru Place type VIII bungalow, spread over 2.5 acres, was vacated by former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit recently. The four-bedroom bungalow with...
  • After meeting Sonia, Rahul, KCR seeks appointment with PM, BJP chief 24-02-2014 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrashekhar Rao paid a 'thanksgiving' visit to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, he has now sought appointments with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP supremo Rajnath Singh. KCR had earlier in the day met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. The series...
  • Change India: How can we reform country's administrative apparatus? 22-02-2014 03:43 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In this series, 10 policy initiatives have been listed that will enable the next prime minister to combat the cancer of corruption in the country. ...
  • Change India: How can we transform stagnant agriculture sector 16-02-2014 04:21 PM

    In the seventh edition of the 'Change India: An agenda for the next PM', ten policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to transform India's stagnant agriculture sector have been highlighted. ...
  • Last 10 years have seen worst in Parliament's history: Advani 14-02-2014 08:29 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader LK Advani on Friday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of inaction despite Parliament facing unprecedented unruly scenes and said the last 10 years have seen the worst in Parliament's history. Singh says his heart bleeds over what is happening in Parliament, so why does he not...
  • Anna-Mamata bonhomie irks CPI(M) 14-02-2014 09:50 AM

    Mumbai: A day after TMC leader Mukul Roy met social activist Anna Hazare and added further fuel to speculations of a brewing bonhomie between the latter and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Communist Party of India (Marxist) has expressed surprise over the growing closeness between the two. CPI(M) leader Mohammed...
  • Telangana: PM meets BJP leaders, Congress says will table Bill on Thursday 12-02-2014 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: In a last ditch effort to get the principal opposition by its side on the Telangana issue, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met the BJP leaders over lunch on Wednesday and discussed the need to pass the Bill. Even as the BJP did not make it clear whether it...
  • My heart bleeds seeing the scenes in Parliament: PM Manmohan Singh 12-02-2014 02:45 PM

    New Delhi: Disruption of the last Rail Budget of UPA II has disappointed all the Congress leaders including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Dr Singh expressed anguish over the repeated disruptions during Railway Minister's speech saying, "My heart bleeds to see what is happening in the House. It is sad for...