Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicManmohan Singh

Topic: Manmohan Singh

Kharge forms 47-member Steering Committee, retains most from CWC

New Delhi: New Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday set up a 47-member Steering Committee that includes former prime minister Manmohan Singh and the...

‘Can it happen here’ asks opposition on ‘minority’ UK PM Rishi Sunak. BJP counters with Manmohan

Tharoor tweets British did something 'rare' by placing a 'visible minority in most powerful office'. BJP top leaders take on Congress, bring in Sonia and her Italian origin.

‘Sit down, write your resignation’—Manmohan Singh’s guru said before he swore in as PM

In 'When Ideas Matter', Bilal A. Baloch argues that elite ideas like concepts of the nation or technical diagnoses of socioeconomic development dominate policymaking.

Why Sonia-Rahul’s Congress began its race to the political bottom in 2004 & is now winning it

Indira Gandhi had begun returning Congress to the Centre after realising she’d pushed it too far to the Left. Rajiv, Rao & Manmohan stayed the course. Sonia & Rahul reversed it, became indistinguishable from CPI(M) & just as unelectable.

On I-Day, both Modi & Manmohan talk of unity, youth, science. But in different tones

While PM Modi spoke about the commitment to national unity, Manmohan Singh warned it must not be undermined by 'authoritarian arrogance'.

TN Guv condemns ex-PM Manmohan Singh for signing deal with Pak on terrorism soon after 26/11

According to him, India's internal security at present is better than what it was during Manmohan Singh's time.

Prison doors have shut on Yasin Malik & decades-old peace bid. What’s Delhi’s new road-map?

In 2014, Manmohan Singh quietly handed over files containing the unsigned minutes of his secret envoy’s talks with Pakistan to Narendra Modi. But we are at an impasse again

SubscriberWrites: Does Indian politics have space for libertarians?

There is a new wave of a combination of populism, and fiscal irresponsibility, masqueraded as ‘new welfarism’, sweeping through our politics today, writes Vibhav Kavoor.

BJP in power for more than 7 yrs but still blaming Nehru for problems, Manmohan Singh says

In a video message in Punjabi, the former PM said BJP doesn't admit its mistakes or make amends. He also hit out at the 'attempt to defame' CM Charanjit Channi over PM's security.

Not just Gujarat: Modi’s star IAS, IPS, IFS officers earned spurs under PM Manmohan

Vini Mahajan's appointment as secretary in Jal Shakti Ministry is among a string that questions criticism that Modi relies almost exclusively on confidants he worked with as Gujarat CM.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.