Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicDr Manmohan Singh

Topic: Dr Manmohan Singh

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.

India faces military, health & economic threats, govt must restore faith, says Manmohan

In a column for The Hindu, former PM Manmohan Singh advocates significant cash transfers to the poor, better access to capital for firms and autonomy for financial institutions and RBI.

On Camera

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A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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