Prime MInister

  • Watch: The election that isn't with Cyrus Broacha 20-04-2014 04:23 PM

    In this episode of 'The election that isn't', Cyrus Brocha takes on former Media advisor to the Prime Minister, Sanjaya Baru's book 'The Accidental Prime Ministers', Supreme Court verdict on transgenders. He also walks in the streets of Mumbai and takes the views of Mumbaikars on the 2014 Lok Sabha...
  • The Election That Isn't: Cyrus takes on PM, Baru over 'The Accidental Prime Minister' 20-04-2014 03:35 PM

    In today's show, Cyrus Broacha takes on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sanjaya Baru over the book - 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. The book written by Baru has been making healines as it talks about the relationship between Manmohan Singh and Congress 'high command'. ...
  • People favouring Pakistan are opposing Modi to be PM: Giriraj Singh 19-04-2014 09:47 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh did a u-turn by saying that the people who favour Pakiastan do not want party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to hold the post. He said, "People who favour Pakistan want to stop Narendra Modi from coming to power." Earlier Singh said, "Those who...
  • LS polls: Only Modi has moral authority to be prime minister, says Rajnath 17-04-2014 05:59 PM

    Mumbai: Seeking to scotch speculation about any change of plan after the elections, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Thursday said "only Narendra Modi will be the prime minister" and expressed confidence that the NDA will reach the 300-seat mark. "Let me clarify that under any circumstances, it will be Modi...
  • Modi becoming PM is fantasy, says Mamata Banerjee 15-04-2014 11:42 AM

    Narendra Modi becoming Prime Minister is a "fantasy", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said while dismissing any comparisons with her state and Gujarat as a comparison between a rich, privileged child and an undernourished, neglected one. The Trinamool Congress chief also said that a Federal Front government...
  • PM's daughter hits out at Baru, says he betrayed Manmohan Singh 15-04-2014 08:21 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's family has come out strongly against his former media advisor Sanjaya Baru for his book 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. Singh's eldest daughter, historian Upinder Singh, has lashed out at Baru saying he betrayed the PM. She told national daily 'The Indian Express', "We are...
  • India's you too Brutus moment

    Not Worth Another Word |  Sreedhar Pillai
    "Et tu, Brute? - Then fall, Caesar! Proclaiming this is what Julius Caesar said on receiving the mortal stab from his most trusted friend ...

  • Sanjaya Baru and PC Parakh's books sponsored by Modi: Digvijaya Singh 14-04-2014 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has alleged that the books written by Prime Minister's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru and former coal secretary PC Parakh are sponsored by Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "No one reads Parakh or Sanjay Baru's books. All these books are sponsored...
  • PM candidate a fictional idea, says Mamata Banerjee 13-04-2014 04:19 PM

    Trashing pre-poll surveys putting Narendra Modi ahead in the prime ministerial race, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said the idea of a PM candidate is "fictional" as it is not backed by Constitution. "The 'PM candidate' is a fictional idea. There is no such thing in the Constitution,"...
  • BJP targets Congress over Baru's book, says PM's stature dwarfed 13-04-2014 03:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has got fresh ammunition to target the Congress in the form a book written by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's former advisor Sanjaya Baru's 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. The Opposition continues to use the book to attack the Congress with veteran BJP leader LK Advani...
  • Baru is disgruntled as he was denied 2nd term: Congress 13-04-2014 02:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday hit out at Sanjaya Baru over his comments on Manmohan Singh in his book, saying that he had became disgruntled because he was denied a second term. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi has said that he clearly stands at the crossroads of ambition. "Dr...
  • Arun Jaitley hits out at Manmohan Singh after Sanjaya Baru's book 13-04-2014 11:48 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at the Prime Minister and the Congress party after Manmohan Singh's former advisor Sanjaya Baru mentioned in his book 'The Accidental Prime Minister' that the prime minister took most of its decisions after the approval of Sonia Gandhi. Leader of the Opposition in Rajya...
  • HY Sharadaprasad who did not write and Sanjaya Baru who wrote

    Storyteller |  D P Satish
    Sanjaya Baru, former media advisor to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has just dropped a bombshell by releasing a tell - all memoir on his...

  • Still doing his duty, Sanjaya Baru 12-04-2014 01:47 PM

    At the very outset, in his already dust-kicking book 'The Accidental Prime Minister', Sanjaya Baru says that he did not share its contents with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh prior to publication. Therefore, he argues, it placed an extra weight of responsibility on him to present an 'honest account' of his...
  • Sonia was super PM, Manmohan was made an object of ridicule, says Sanjaya Baru 12-04-2014 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: Sanjaya Baru, in the eye of a storm after his latest book 'The Accidental Prime Minister' made startling claims about the top echelons of the Congress, including PM Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, on Saturday defended himself saying his book was not a criticism of the...
  • What Sanjaya Baru said about his book 'The Accidental Prime Minister' 12-04-2014 11:00 AM

    A book by a former advisor to the Prime Minister, Sanjaya Baru has ruffled the feathers in the top echelons of the Congress. Baru, in his book 'The Accidental Prime Minister', has written that PM Manmohan Singh surrendered to pressure from Congress president Sonia Gandhi and allies. Baru has written...
  • PMO hits back at Sanjaya Baru, says he took advantage of his position 12-04-2014 09:48 AM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office has hit back at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru, accusing him of fabrication. The PMO has also said that Baru took advantage of his former position. PM's media advisor Pankaj Pachauri said, "Baru has taken advantage of his former position....
  • PM Manmohan Singh surrendered before Sonia, allies, says his ex-advisor 11-04-2014 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: A book by a former advisor to the Prime Minister, Sanjaya Baru has ruffled the feathers in the top echelons of the Congress. Baru, in his book 'The Accidental Prime Minister', has written that PM Manmohan Singh surrendered to pressure from Congress president Sonia Gandhi and allies. Baru...
  • Manmohan Singh India's 'weakest prime minister': LK Advani 31-03-2014 07:43 PM

    Senior BJP leader L K Advani said in Ahmedabad on Monday that Manmohan Singh has proved to be India's "weakest prime minister". Addressing a public meeting at Shevgaon, 80 km from Ahmedabad, Advani said that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi would revive the process of development started by former...
  • No objection to assistance from PM, CM's relief fund: EC 19-03-2014 05:02 PM

    Election Commission of India on Wednesday said it has no objection in the release of funds from Prime Minister's or Chief Minister's relief fund for the purpose of medical treatment of patients. However, it said that it should be ensured that beneficiaries or patients are selected by the concerned government...
  • Jayalalithaa writes to PM for immediate release of fishermen 08-03-2014 03:34 PM

    Accusing the Centre of giving an "ineffective and weak response" over fishermen issue, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to secure immediate release of all fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan authorities in the last two years. In a letter addressed to Singh on...
  • Read: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's farewell speech 28-02-2014 11:30 AM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who has announced that he will not be in the PM race if the Congress-led UPA government came to power after Lok Sabha elections gave his farewell speech on the last day of Parliament's Winter Session. Below is the full text of his speech: Madam Speaker,...
  • Mamata will make a better PM for secular India, says Syed Ahmed Bukhari 24-02-2014 05:33 PM

    Ahead of Lok Sabha election, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday received a shot in the arm when Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Monday lauded her work for the minorities in West Bengal, and said she would make a better prime minister for secular...
  • Thai PM leaves Bangkok as bombs, gunfire punctuate unrest 24-02-2014 11:52 AM

    Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, the target of anti-government protesters who have blocked parts of Bangkok for weeks, has left the city and is staying 150 km (90 miles) away, her office said on Monday, without specifying the location. The protests, punctuated by occasional gunfire and bomb blasts, including one...
  • Thai PM under siege, lengthy protests take toll on economy 18-02-2014 12:26 PM

    Protesters seeking to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra surrounded Thai government headquarters on Monday in response to police efforts to clear them from the streets, as farmers besieged her temporary office to demand payment for rice. Thailand has been in crisis since November, when Bangkok's middle class and the royalist...
  • Matteo Renzi set to become Italy's youngest Prime Minister 17-02-2014 07:26 PM

    Centre-left leader Matteo Renzi was set to be nominated as Italy's youngest Prime Minister in a matter of days after a party coup forced Enrico Letta to resign as premier of the euro zone state struggling to pull out of recession. Letta bowed out on Friday after his Democratic Party...
  • Sushil Koirala becomes new Prime Minister of Nepal 10-02-2014 03:03 PM

    Veteran Nepali Congress leader Sushil Koirala on Monday was elected Prime Minister of Nepal with the support of the CPN-UML, ending months of political instability following last year's elections. Koirala, the sole contestant in the premier race, was elected with 405 votes in the 601-member Constituent Assembly. As many as...
  • I have no ambition of becoming Prime Minister: Naveen Patnaik 09-02-2014 09:52 PM

    New Delhi: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said he did not harbour any ambition of becoming the Prime Minister after the Lok Sabha elections. "I have no ambition of becoming the Prime Minister. I have the blessings of the people of Odisha, and will like to serve the...
  • Azam lashes out Modi, says 'Assassin of humanity' cannot become PM 09-02-2014 12:08 PM

    Lashing out at Narendra Modi, senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Saturday raked up the 2002 Gujarat riots issue, asserting that "assassin of humanity" cannot become the country's Prime Minister. "An assassin of humanity cannot become Prime Minister of India," the Minister of Minorities and Urban Development said while...
  • Omar meets PM, raises Army decision in Pathribal fake encounter case 03-02-2014 07:19 AM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Jammu and raised the issue of Army's controversial decision to close the Pathribal fake encounter case, saying punishment should be meted to those responsible for killing of innocent people. Omar also emphasized the need...