Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicDr Manmohan Singh

Topic: Dr Manmohan Singh

This governance index says India is more corrupt than Pakistan

India ranked poorly in the Berggruen Governance Index 2019 that looked at data over 14 years from 38 countries.

Manmohan Singh has economy advice for PM Modi — get rid of suspicion, trust Indians

Read full text of Manmohan Singh's Friday speech in which he criticises Modi govt for creating a climate of fear in society that is 'stifling economic activity'.

‘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.

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.

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’

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

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

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

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.

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.

On Camera

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File image of Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani and Adani Group chief Gautam Adani | Bloomberg

Gautam Adani vs Mukesh Ambani: India’s billionaire race sees one tycoon pulling away

Ambani is aiming for consumers while Adani is sticking mostly to infrastructure, which helps India generate fiscal resources by monetising public assets and also as a foreign-policy tool.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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