Yashwant Sinha to PM: Silence will confirm you were part of 2G scam

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
Manmohan Singh Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi : After former Telecom Minister A Raja told a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocations that he took major decisions after consulting the Prime Minister, BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to appear before the panel, saying his silence will “confirm” his involvement in the 2G scam. “Is […]

Anti-rape protesters target PM, Sonia houses, victim stable

Monday, April 22nd, 2013
Anti-rape protesters

New Delhi : Angry protesters staged a second day of demonstrations here Sunday to voice outrage over the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl — storming the barricades outside the residences of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi. The girl, whose private parts have suffered mutilation due to the savagery of the […]

Government trying to use CBI to save PM, says Sushma Swaraj

Saturday, April 13th, 2013
Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi : A media report that showed the UPA government had “vetted” the coal scam probe status report before its submission in the Supreme Court was a “very serious matter”, said BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Saturday. Sushma Swaraj alleged that the vetting was part of an attempt to save Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. “This […]

Manmohan leaves for Germany, to seek greater business ties

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
Manmohan Singh

New Delhi : Ahead of his visit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said he intends to seek greater business ties with Germany as India continues to take steps to boost domestic investments, attract foreign capital and spur the economy back to its long-term growth potential of eight per cent. Singh, who left for Berlin on […]

Managing coalitions is not easy: Manmohan SIngh

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
Manmohan singh

New Delhi : Days after DMK pulled out of the UPA, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today candidly admitted that managing coalitions is not easy and urged industry leaders to have faith in government’s determination to revive the economy. Acknowledging that there were deficiencies in governance, Singh said the advantage of being a democracy is that […]

In 2014, Manmohan Singh Vs Narendra Modi?

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
Manmohan Singh Vs Narendra Modi

New Delhi : With Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi preferring to stay behind the scenes and strengthen his party for the upcoming General Elections in 2014, sources claim that Dr Manmohan Singh may become the party’s choice for the prime minister’s post for a possible third term. Reports, Friday, claimed that Congress high command may […]

Sonia-Manmohan model ideal for future too: Congress

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
Manmohan Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi : Congress on Tuesday rubbished its general secretary Digvijay Singh’s remarks that the model of two power centres has not worked well and said this is an “ideal model” even for the future. The party at the same time kept on the suspense over who will be its prime ministerial candidate in the […]

IPL matches in TN only if no SL players, umpires, officials: Jayalalithaa

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Chennai: As protests in support of the Sri Lankan Tamils continued, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday said IPL matches would be permitted in the state only if there were no Sri Lankan players, umpires, officials or support staff in these matches. “In view of the popular antipathy and anger in Tamil Nadu against […]

MK hardens stand, warns of quitting UPA over Lanka

Monday, March 18th, 2013
MK hardens stand, warns of quitting UPA over Lanka

Chennai/ New Delhi : Hardening his stance against the Centre over the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday went a step ahead, warning that the party will pull out altogether from the ruling UPA if the government failed to move amendments to the US-sponsored resolution on the issue at the United […]

India has been dwarfed under ‘weak’ PM: Arun Jaitley

Saturday, March 16th, 2013
Arun Jaitley

Patna : BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying he frequently used the expression “India stands tall as a nation”, and alleged that it was the country that had been “dwarfed” under a “weak” PM. “Prime Minister is often heard using the expression India stands tall as a nation. But, […]