Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicDr Manmohan Singh

Topic: Dr Manmohan Singh

As West pivots to money-plus-morals approach, India stands to gain, writes Manmohan Singh

In a column in The Hindu, ex-PM weighs in on Russia-Ukraine conflict, what it means for world order, and India’s trade opportunities as West reduces dependence on Russia & China.

Former PM Manmohan Singh diagnosed with dengue but health improving, AIIMS officials say

Officials said Singh's platelet count is increasing. The 89-year-old Congress leader was admitted to Delhi's AIIMS Wednesday after complaining of weakness following fever.

‘Road ahead more daunting than during 1991 crisis’: Full text of Manmohan statement on reforms

In a statement Friday, the former PM and architect of 1991 economic reforms said he was 'deeply saddened' by impact of Covid pandemic on Indians. Read his full statement here.

Former PM Manmohan Singh recovers from Covid, discharged from AIIMS

The former PM had been admitted to AIIMS on 19 April after testing positive for Covid. A day earlier, he had written to PM Modi with suggestions on managing the Covid crisis in the country.

Week after he tested positive for Covid, Manmohan Singh is ‘stable, recovering well’ at AIIMS

According to senior doctor in AIIMS, former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh is recuperating well from Covid and there are no immediate concerns.

India’s Covid ‘explosion’ timeline, and how states can keep oxygen demand low

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Congress doesn’t seem to share your view’: Harsh Vardhan replies to Manmohan Singh letter

Manmohan Singh wrote to PM Modi Sunday suggesting ways to fight Covid pandemic. Health Minister Vardhan, in response, slammed Congress for contributing to "vaccine hesitancy".

‘We expect you’ll offer same advice to Congress’ — Vardhan replies to Manmohan Singh’s letter

Responding to Manmohan Singh's letter, Health Minister Harsh said while the former PM understands the importance of vaccination, people in his party do not seem to share his view.

What makes Sharad Pawar, who turns 80 today, a yaaron ka yaar despite his ‘mixed signals’

If Manmohan Singh ever writes a candid memoir, he’d tell us Sharad Pawar was his most loyal, reformist ally in cabinet, stoically putting up with frequent humiliation by Congress.

In wishing Mahatma Gandhi were alive, Obama echoes all the world’s liberals

Obama’s memoir, covering his political career till 2011, foresees the rise of xenophobic nationalism across the world.

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Ex-Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (file photo) | Twitter | @BSYBJP

Yediyurappa just keeps proving why he is indispensable to BJP

The inclusion of BS Yediyurappa in the BJP parliamentary board comes after his removal as Karnataka CM and denial of MLC ticket to his son. So what makes BSY so important?
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.

Remember a convicted ‘non-guilty’ IAS officer, HC Gupta, when fretting over stalled economic reforms

The 2010-13 season of scandal-mongering still casts a shadow on Indian politics, and the victims are those at the lowest end of the decision-making chain.
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