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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi | Shahbaz Khan | PTI File Photo

‘Ensure no law is passed in haste’: Full text of Manmohan Singh’s speech in Rajya Sabha

Addressing the start of the 250th Rajya Sabha session, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said it was up to MPs to justify to the public that a second chamber was necessary.
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi | Shahbaz Khan | PTI File Photo

Manmohan Singh says climate of fear & hopelessness created by Modi govt is stifling economy

In hard-hitting column in The Hindu, former PM Manmohan Singh says 'palpable climate of fear' is stifling economic growth & could end up causing stagflation.
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Pakistan says it will invite Manmohan Singh, not PM Modi, for Kartarpur Corridor opening

Following Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announcement, sources in Manmohan Singh's office said they had not received an invite.

Imran Khan’s silent arrival in US as PM Modi finds everything ‘fine’

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi | Shahbaz Khan | PTI File Photo

Chidambaram’s continuous detention concerning, says Manmohan Singh after Tihar jail meet

Former PM Singh said if the govt machinery behind decisions wasn’t at fault, how could a minister, who simply approved it, be liable.

PM’s discussions on yoga as an economy reels

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What is the Special Protection Group and why Manmohan Singh’s security cover was removed

The SPG is an elite force of 3000 officers tasked with protecting the Prime Minister, former Prime Ministers and their families.
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Modi govt’s biggest failure has been in tackling unemployment, says Manmohan Singh

Former PM Manmohan Singh also said that despite having a full majority, Modi govt couldn’t achieve UPA’s 8.1% average growth rate in five years.
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ISRO’s women scientists who busted ‘Mars is for men’ and other such myths with MOM

Mars Orbiter Mission allowed Indians to see women scientists upfront, dispelling long-held stereotypes of the fuzzy-haired Einsteinian male scientist.
Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh cites health to stay away from polls but Congress not giving up just yet

Congress sends Amarinder & state unit chief Sunil Jakhar to persuade Manmohan Singh, believes with Punjab voting only in 7th phase, it still has time to get former PM on board.

On Camera

Delhi University | Photo by Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi University has one obsession and it’s making a mess of it. Exams

After months of back-and-forth over the much-criticised online Open Book Examinations, Delhi University has postponed its exams once again.
File image of Principal Economic Advisor Sanjeev Sanyal | Photo: ANI

India has fiscal and monetary space to boost demand: Principal Economic Advisor Sanyal

Sanjeev Sanyal said at India Global Week that the government has been careful not to spray money and take a step-by-step approach to economic revival.

Defence

The armed forces veterans' statement has been sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi (centre), CDS Gen. Bipin Rawat (left) and Army chief Gen. M.M. Naravane (right), among others (representational image) | Photo: ANI

144 armed forces veterans sign statement on China, highlight need to revamp intelligence

Statement also underlines ‘communication gap’ on India-China stand-off from the govt and the military, urges national policy and strategy on neighbours.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.