PRESS CONFERENCE

  • Uddhav Thackeray to hold a press conference on Sunday evening, says Vinayak Raut November 9, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena leader Vinayak Raut said that Uddhav Thackeray is to hold a press conference on Sunday evening. "Final decision will be announced at the press conference," said Raut. ...
  • Reporter asked to stand up on a chair and dance for asking an 'unhappy' question: What happened at the press conference of 'Happy New Year' October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Patience is a virtue you learn when you are a film reporter cooling your heels, waiting for a superstar to arrive at an event. Mostly no event starts on time and it's accepted that the star would arrive an hour or two behind schedule. If you are lucky,...
  • It was a press conference of a failed leader: Arun Jaitley on PM January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after the latter addressed a press conference and clarified that he's not in the race for prime ministerial in 2014 Lok Sabha polls. Jaitley said, "There was a historic opportunity for the Prime...
  • PM's press meet: Smiling journalists, fuming journalists January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: When there's too much buzz over a Prime Minister's press conference, you know the man has not spoken enough. On Friday it was the first time in three years. The start was predictable. Showcasing of his work for 10 years. No smile, tense staff, even more tense media and...
  • Manmohan rates IndoUS nuclear deal as the best moment of his tenure January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called signing of the IndoUS nuclear deal as the best moment of his 10 year long tenure. "My best moment as PM was when we struck a nuclear deal with the US," he said. The PM, however, ducked questions on the lowest moments during his...
  • 20062013: Manmohan Singh's best quotes to the media as Prime Minister January 3, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ruled himself out of the race for prime ministership after the next elections holding that Rahul Gandhi had "outstanding credentials" for the top job but said Narendra Modi as PM will be "disastrous" for the country. He said the Congress party would decide on its...
  • Manmohan opts out of PM race, says did his best, Modi as PM will be a disaster January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday virtually announced his retirement from politics as he ruled himself out of the 2014 prime minister's race and launched a scathing attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of presiding over the mass massacre during the 2002 riots in the...
  • Manmohan is an honest man, should have spoken from the heart: Experts January 3, 2014

    Political analysts said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh mostly exonerated himself during the press conference while pointing out that he should have answered the questions about his government's performance head on. Rating the press conference as "average," analysts said that Manmohan Singh spoke like an outgoing PM. Neerja Choudhary said that Manmohan...
  • Will hand over charge to a new PM after next elections: Manmohan Singh January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made it clear that he has no intention of stepping down from his post before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. "I will continue till the next elections. After that I will hand over the baton to other prime minister," he said during his media...
  • Full text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech January 3, 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. Here is the full text: Friends, First, let me wish you all a very happy New Year. Let me say...
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's tenure in his own words January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: 12:13 pm: I sincerely believe that whatever Narendra Modi has said is not going to materialise. 12:13 pm: India is a hospitable environment for FDI and will continue to be so: PM 12:09 pm: On being called 'an overrated economist and an underrated politician'. I have...
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's press conference January 3, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets the media in a conference for only the third and perhaps last time in nine and a half years. Follow our live updates. ...
  • Before PM's speech, BJP wants him to answer 5 questions January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's press conference on Friday, BJP asked him some probing questions, including how he thinks history would judge his tenure, "failure" to assert himself against corruption and "subversion" of constitutional institutions. Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said he would like...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 31, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: AAP slashes power tariff, 50 pc cut for up to 400 units December 31, 2013

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is in a hurry as far as election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are concerned. After announcing the scheme to supply 20,000 litres of free water to every household with metered connection on Monday, a day later Kejriwal delivered another of his...
  • PM press conference on Jan 3, speculation on his future continues December 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The last day of 2013 has sparked off fresh speculation over prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh's future. The announcement of a press conference by the prime minister on Friday comes a day after Finance Minister P Chidambaram told CNBC TV18 that the Congress should a prime ministerial candidate...
  • Manmohan Singh to address media in early January December 28, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to address a press conference in early January, informed sources said on Saturday. They said the press conference was likely to be held in the first week of January but the venue and date are not finalised. The sources said it would be Manmohan Singh's...
  • Facebook schedules mystery event for January 15, rumoured to launch Facebook phone January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Facebook is holding a press conference on January 15 (Tuesday) at its California headquarters, where the company is speculated to announce its muchrumoured and muchawaited smartphone. For a long time, we have been hearing about the Facebook smartphone, and it seems that the time has come to witness...
  • Disruption at Arvind Kejriwal's press conference October 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Amid the allegations made by anticorruption crusaderturnedpoliticians Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan against Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), there was disruption at the press conference of India Against Corruption (IAC) on Wednesday. A man, who claimed that he was not from any political party, disrupted the press conference...
  • UPA gets tech savvy, holds firstever Twitter conference September 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The UPA clearly is in a war mode. After a slew of reforms, the government has launched an image revamp exercise. And leading it is the man responsible for India's communications revolution Sam Pitroda who is hoping to do a Narendra Modi for the Congress. Pitroda held a...
  • Shah Rukh shouts 'khamosh!' at chaotic press meet September 6, 2012

    Srinagar: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is on his muchpublicised maiden shoot in Kashmir, had to work his charm on fans and media as chaos broke out during his press conference. The 46yearold actor, who completed his nineday filming schedule in the Valley for Yash Chopra's new directorial venture, took...
  • Ronaldinho loses Coke deal for drinking Pepsi July 11, 2012

    Rio de Janeiro: Former Brazilian star midfielder's decision to have a sip of Pepsi at a press conference cost him dearly as rivals Coke pulled the plug on his endorsement deal. The former Barcelona man had himself to blame for his pocket being $760,000 lighter. Coke released Ronaldinho for giving Pepsi...
  • Players are free to speak to the media: KKR April 17, 2012

    Mohali: The management of Kolkata Knight Riders rubbished reports suggesting that they have issued an embargo on players from talking to the media apart from scheduled press conferences. "We have just heard from the Kolkata media about this. There are reports that we are not allowing any interaction with the players...
  • It will take time for me to return: Yuvraj April 11, 2012

    Addressing a press conference, Yuvraj Singh said he wants to come back soon, but now his focus is entirely on his health. ...
  • Yuvraj says return to cricket won't be easy April 11, 2012

    Gurgaon: After surviving a rare form of cancer, India's World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh has answered the question surrounding his return to the field of play, saying while he wants to come back soon, his focus as of now is entirely on his health. Addressing the media here on Wednesday during...
  • Read: Yuvraj Singh's press conference April 11, 2012

    On his return to India after treatment for a rare cancer in the US, Yuvraj Singh, along with his doctor Dr. Nitesh Rohatgi, addressed the media in his first and only media interaction. new TWTR.Widget({version: 2,type: 'search',search: '#yuvraj from:cricketnext',interval: 6000,title: '',subject: '',width: 'auto',height:800,theme: {shell: {background: '#ffffff',color: '#ffffff'},tweets: {background:'#ffffff',color: '#000000',links: '#0033a0'}},features: {scrollbar:...
  • No rift in Team India, says MS Dhoni February 25, 2012

    Sydney: After days of intense speculation, India skipper MS Dhoni has now come out and denied that there is any rift in Team India, claiming there are no differences between him and Virender Sehwag. It had appeared that the rotation policy adopted by the Indian management in the ongoing triseries was...
  • Anna Hazare praises work done by Modi, Nitish April 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Chief Ministers Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar were on Sunday praised by anticorruption activist Anna Hazare for their efforts on rural development, with the Gandhian saying that their counterparts in other states should emulate them. "The way the Chief Ministers of Gujarat and Bihar have worked in their...
  • 'Once Upon...' cast hits Kolkata for promotions July 28, 2010

    While Kolkata left Ajay Devgn tongue tied, Kangna Ranaut could not stop gushing about the city's culinary delights when the lead stars of Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai made a quick sojourn to the City of Joy on Monday afternoon. ...