Prime Minister Of India

  • IBNLive poll: 69% want Narendra Modi as the next PM, 27% vote for Arvind Kejriwal January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In an IBNLive poll that got 46,850 votes from 137 countries (60% from India, 18% from US) BJP's Narendra Modi emerged as the clear favourite for the post of the Prime Minister of India accounting for 68.63% of the votes polled while Congress' Rahul Gandhi could gather only...
  • In India, PM nominee should be named after polls: BJP's Jaswant Singh August 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Going against the growing chorus in the Bharatiya Janata Party to declare Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi its Prime Ministerial candidate at the earliest, senior party leader Jaswant Singh has said that it should be done only after the elections. Speaking to CNNIBN's Sumit Pande, Jaswant Singh said announcing...
  • Narendra Modi says his focus is Gujarat, not Delhi October 11, 2012

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has tried to downplay his Prime Ministerial ambitions insisting that Gujarat remains his focus and any planned move to Delhi after the December Gujarat elections is only media speculation. In an interview with IBN18 Editorinchief Rajdeep Sardesai, while on his Vivekananda Yatra that ends on...
  • Considering review of Prevention of Corruption Act: PM October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke on the issue of corruption at the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) ongoing seminar in Delhi. He called for a review of existing laws to ensure honest public servants aren't harassed while the corrupt are booked. "We are also considering amendments to the Prevention...
  • The rare occasions when Manmohan Singh actually spoke September 26, 2012

    These are the fewandfarbetween occasions when the country has heard from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. They do not include regular addresses like Independence Day speeches and routine New Year addresses. These statements and speeches were made when the country was in some kind of a dilemma or crisis be...
  • US paper refuses to apologise for slamming PM September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Washington Post has refused to apologise for the article criticising Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, calling him a failure. While PMO sources indicated to CNNIBN that the publication tendered an apology and will also publish the Prime Minister's response, The Washington Post said there was no question...
  • Opposition demands answer from PM on CWG scam August 6, 2010

    New Delhi: The Opposition on Friday cornered the government over the Commonwealth Games scam, alleging that it was a Rs.100,000 crore "loot" of public money and demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh speak in the house on the issue. Opposition MPs also sought a debate under an adjournment motion and a...
  • Giant step for emancipation of women: Prime Minister March 9, 2010

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday described the historic women's reservation bill as a "giant step for emancipation of women" and "a celebration of our womanhood". Speaking in the Rajya Sabha just before the voting, he said: "It (bill) is a momentous occasion in the long journey of empowering...
  • PM, Sonia Gandhi split on RTI ammendment March 5, 2010

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister and the Congress President Sonia Gandhi who rarely seemed to disagree on any topic are split on the issue of ammendment of the Right to Information Act. While Sonia Gandhi is of the opinion that such ammendments should not take place, the Prime Minister is...
  • Tharoor controversy mars PM's visit to Saudi Arabia March 1, 2010

    Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor has had to clarify his stand again. After having talked about Saudi Arabia's value as an interlocutor in IndoPak relations, he has had to clarify that he never meant the Saudis will be mediators or would intervene. ...