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  • No roadmaps, specifics in Budget: Manmohan Singh 10-07-2014 05:07 PM

    Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh remarked on the Narendra Modi government's Budget and said it has no specifics. He said, "How will it be achieved? It is yet to be seen. There are no road maps in the Budget. Just like the Railway budget, there are no specifics in this...
  • Delhi: AAP demands action against former CM Sheila Dikshit 07-07-2014 10:33 PM

    New Delhi: Upping its ante against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, the AAP on Monday demanded strict action against her in connection with the Rs 3,000 crore unauthorised colonies scam. "The latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), now with the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, corroborates the...
  • Katra to get its first train today, to be inaugurated by PM Modi 04-07-2014 08:28 AM

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the Vaishno Devi express from Udhampur to the holy town of Katra on Friday. This is the first train to Katra near Mata Vaishno Devi shrine. It is part of 292 kilometer Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway line that would eventually connect Kashmir with the...
  • Digvijaya Singh says Rahul Gandhi does not have the temperament to rule 28-06-2014 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: After facing flak from some of his party workers, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is now being criticised by one of the senior most leaders of the Congress. Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh in an interview to a news channel has said that the Gandhi scion does not...
  • Manmohan Singh's immunity issue looked at in a human rights case in US 24-06-2014 10:02 AM

    Washington: A US court has asked the Department of Justice to respond by July 10 on the immunity issue of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case filed by a New York-based Sikh group. The Department of Justice had recently informed the Washington Federal Court that...
  • Lawmakers seek joint address to US Congress by PM Modi 21-06-2014 11:21 AM

    Washington: Two powerful American lawmakers on Friday sought a joint address to the US Congress by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he travels to Washington at the invitation of President Barack Obama. While no dates for Modi's US visit have been announced, it is widely expected to be around the...
  • Mumbai girl gets Cambridge's Manmohan Singh scholarship 17-06-2014 05:28 PM

    Mumbai: Ritu Muralidharan has been awarded this year's University of Cambridge's "Manmohan Singh Undergraduate Scholarship". Muralidharan, a student of Dhirubhai Ambani International School here, will study Economics at Christ's College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. The scholarship, funded by Cambridge Assessment which conducts the Cambridge International Examinations...
  • US Sikh group opposes immunity to Manmohan Singh 17-06-2014 09:53 AM

    Washington: US based rights group "Sikhs for Justice" has challenged US government's suggestion to a Washington court to grant immunity to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case. The US Department of Justice in a May 2 submission asked the Washington federal court "to recognize...
  • President's address: The right roadmap for India? 09-06-2014 06:59 PM

    Addressing the joint session of Parliament, President Pranab Mukherjee laid out the roadmap for the new government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The President congratulated the newly elected government saying that India had made a wise choice by voting for a united and strong government. CNN-IBN takes the calls...
  • President outlines Modi government's agenda, focus on 5 Ts, 3 Ds, 3 Ss 09-06-2014 12:40 PM

    New Delhi: Addressing the joint session of Parliament, President Pranab Mukherjee laid out the roadmap for the new government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The President congratulated the newly elected government saying that India had made a wise choice by voting for a united and strong government. Narrating the...
  • Adani group chief meets Home Minister, Rajnath Singh 02-06-2014 05:01 PM

    New Delhi : Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani, who was at the centre of attack from Congress and AAP during the Lok Sabha election campaign, on Monday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The billionaire businessman whose businesses spanning coal trading, coal mining, oil and gas exploration and ports, also met...
  • 'Super 30' fame Anand Kumar seeks six chances for IITs like UPSC 02-06-2014 03:44 PM

    Mathematician Anand Kumar on Monday urged the union government to give six chances in joint entrance examination for IITs as it is in the case of civil services examination. This would provide a level-playing field for candidates appearing for the IIT entrance examinations, he said in a letter to Union...
  • Manmohan Singh greets people of Telangana on eve of formation day 01-06-2014 11:44 PM

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, under whose government the decision to carve out a separate state of Telangana was taken, on Sunday greeted the people of the region on the eve of its formation day. In a message to state governor ESL Narasimhan, he wished the people of...
  • Suhag's appointment as Army Chief stays unaffected as government changes 27-05-2014 06:51 PM

    New Delhi: The appointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief will not be affected by the change of government, said new Defence Minister Arun Jaitley whose party BJP had strongly opposed the UPA government for elevating him to the top post. "Well, I believe that...
  • PM Modi calls upon Dr Manmohan Singh at his residence 27-05-2014 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed office, he called upon his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh at his residence on Tuesday evening. Modi, who was sworn-in on Monday drove to 3, Motilal Nehru Place, the new abode of Singh, to meet him this evening. He was received...
  • PMO website relaunched within seconds of Modi's swearing-in 26-05-2014 07:08 PM

    New Delhi: Within seconds of Narendra Modi taking oath as tehe 15th Prime Minister of India on Monday, the PMO website was relaunched carrying his picture and profile. "As we devote ourselves to take India's development journey to newer heights, we seek your support, blessings and active participation," Modi said...
  • Interactive timeline: Prime Ministers of India from Jawaharlal Nehru to Narendra Modi 26-05-2014 06:42 PM

    Narendra Modi has been sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister of India. This interactive timeline guides you from 1947 to 2014 showing who all occupied the post and for what period of time.Full list of the Prime Ministers of India:FromToNameParty15 August 194727 May 1964Jawaharlal NehruIndian National Congress27 May 196406...
  • Sonia, Rahul and Manmohan invited for dinner with heads of state 26-05-2014 10:55 AM

    Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi have been invited by the President for the dinner with the heads of state on Monday. A new government led by PM-elect Narendra Modi will be sworn in today. ...
  • Narendra Modi to shift to 7 RCR on Monday night 25-05-2014 08:44 PM

    New Delhi: New Delhi's much vaunted address 7 Race Course Road will get its newest occupant on Monday night when Narendra Modi will shift to his new official residence barely hours after taking oath as India's 15th prime minister. Sources said that Modi will move to the house after he...
  • Manmohan Singh to meet Karzai, Koirala in last official engagements 25-05-2014 08:42 PM

    Outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will have his last official engagements on Monday when he meets Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, just hours before Narendra Modi takes over. Both Karzai and Koirala will meet Singh at his official 7, Race Course Road residence, mainly to...
  • Bats, birds to greet Manmohan Singh at new address 25-05-2014 12:26 PM

    When Manmohan Singh takes up residence at his new Motilal Nehru Place address on Monday, he will be greeted by hundreds of bats and several other species of birds and mammals who are the old inhabitants of the property. Situated on a sprawling three-acre plot in the heart of Lutyens...
  • Will police act against Manmohan Singh abusers, asks Digvijaya 24-05-2014 04:43 PM

    Panaji: Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh took to Twitter to condemn Goa Police registering a case against a person who faces arrest for his pre-election anti-Narendra Modi tweets. In his tweet on Saturday Digvijaya said that will the same police who were witch-hunting Devu Chodankar, a 31-year-old Mumbai-based shipbuilding professional,...
  • PM-elect Modi more aggressive, direct than outgoing PM on Twitter 24-05-2014 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: If Twitter is a barometer of governance and engaging with the masses, the Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi has already won the perception battle. The outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Twitter handlers have stopped tweeting and the PM-elect Modi has been tweeting on the matters concerning the nation. Modi...
  • Manmohan Singh condemns attack on Herat consulate 23-05-2014 01:48 PM

    Outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday strongly condemned the attack on Indian consulate in Herat and expressed gratitude to the Afghan forces and Indian security personnel for repulsing it. Singh, who was briefed on the incident soon after it happened this morning, expressed relief that all staff and security...
  • #Twittergate: All that you wanted to know about the @PMOIndia controversy 22-05-2014 04:43 PM

    On May 20, four days after the Congress party and its ruling alliance conceded the mother of all mandates in three decades to the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party, the Twitter handle of the Prime Minister's Office, @PMOIndia, vanished mysteriously. It soon re-appeared, but minus its 1.2 million followers, and...
  • Twitter account @PMOIndia to be handed over to new dispensation: PMO 21-05-2014 08:09 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office which is under severe criticism on Wednesday clarified that the twitter account @PMOIndia has been "secured" by the microblogging company and will be handed over to the new dispensation which will take over next week. It said all internet-based platforms and communications will continue...
  • Obama writes to Manmohan, applauds his 'boldness' 21-05-2014 05:15 PM

    US President Barack Obama has written to outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, applauding his "boldness and vision" in strengthening the bilateral strategic ties "that will have long-lasting impact" besides his resolve to reach out to Pakistan. The US President also lauded Singh for his efforts to lift millions out of...
  • 'Congress doesn't know when it'll see so many followers again': The best reactions to @PMOIndia's Twitter handle controversy 21-05-2014 12:09 PM

    New Delhi: It speaks volumes about the digital acumen of India's politicians when barely days after a general election the Bharatiya Janata Party swept, a controversy has hit Twitter over who would stake claim over the @PMOIndia Twitter account. The Prime Minister's Office, which previously handled that account, shifted from...
  • Row over renaming of PMOIndia Twitter handle to PMOIndiaArchive 21-05-2014 08:47 AM

    New Delhi: While the country sees change of guard at the Prime Minister's, a row has erupted over a change of guard on Twitter. This after the PMO Twitter handle was changed from @PMOIndia to @PMOIndiaArchive, automatically transferring its content and 1.24 million followers to the new account. The handle...
  • Goa Congress leader blames outgoing PM for poll defeat 20-05-2014 11:20 PM

    Panaji: Congress candidate from North Goa seat in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, Ravi Naik on Tuesday blamed outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the party's debacle alleging that he failed to project achievements of the UPA government before the people. "(Then) Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh failed to explain...