Manmohan Singh is the current Prime Minister of India. Here is all Manmohan Singh news, Manmohan Singh latest news, Manmohan Singh updates and Manmohan Singh current news you want to know.
Manmohan Singh is the current Prime Minister of India. He has been the PM of India from 2004 till present. He has held posts of Finance Minister during Narsimha Rao tenure and has been the Governor of Reserve Bank of India from 1982 - 1985.
Here is all Manmohan Singh news, Manmohan Singh latest news, Manmohan Singh updates and Manmohan Singh current news you want to know.
Manmohan Sing was born on 26 September 1932 to Gurmikh Singh and Amrit Kaur in Gah, Punjab (now in Pakistan). He is married to Gursharan Kaur and has 3 children Upinder, Daman and Amrit.
He has following degrees:
He has been awarded Padma Vibhushan in 1987.
Awards and Honors of Manmohan Singh:
Dehradun/Lakhimpur, June 20 (ANI): Helicopters have been deployed to airlift the stranded people in areas devastated by the raging floods in Uttarakhand.
Dehradun, June 20 (ANI): Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Amrita Rawat and Lok Sabha MP Satpal Maharaj, who were to make an aerial survey of rain-ravaged areas in Uttarakhand today could not fly because of bad weather.
After stopping the torrential rains in Uttrakhand and north India, the rescue operation went on at its full swing and the Jawans of army, police and para-military forces have begun to reach the isolated parts of the flood affected areas...............
Dehradun/Chamoli/New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): The rescue operations are in full swing in Uttarakhand where the death toll in the rain and floods has gone up to 150 as thousands of pilgrims still remained stranded.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) In the first trip by an Indian minister in decades, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday left for Baghdad on a two-day visit in a concerted effort by India to engage with Iraq at the highest level and deepen ties with the oil-rich country.
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" director-producer Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Wednesday rubbished rumours of the film being banned in Pakistan, saying on the contrary, they had got three different offers from there and also an invite to the entire cast and crew.
Dehradun/New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Thousands are said to be missing in Uttarakhand after unprecedented rains and cloudburst led to landslides and flash floods killing more than 100 people and leaving 62,000 stranded, officials and survivors said.
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor was teary-eyed at the promo and music launch of her film "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", and said she was emotional because of the effort put into the film.
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who along with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today conducted an aerial survey of rain-ravaged areas in Uttarakhand, announced 1,000 crore rupee disaster flood relief for the state where flash floods have claimed over a hundred lives and left thousands of pilgrims to Himalayan shrines stranded.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday granted Rs.1,000 crore for disaster relief in Uttarakhand and said the death toll in the state due to heavy rains and floods could be higher than the current estimate of 102.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the priority of the government was to rescue people stranded by heavy rains and flash floods in Uttarakhand and provide succour to the affected people.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home R.P.N. Singh said Wednesday everything possible was being done to rescue flood-affected people in Uttarakhand, stranded after the heavy, incessant rains that began last Saturday.
BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi has said that the Coal Block allocation Scam is India?s hall of shame has exposed UPA government?s corrupt empire headed by Dr Manmohan Singh. Blocks have been allocated with PM signing on them as coal minister. The CAG estimates a loss of more than 10 Lakh crores to India.
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Expressing serious concern over the present situation in Uttarakhand where the flash floods have claimed over a hundred lives and left thousands of pilgrims to Himalayan shrines stranded, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Wednesday urged the Centre and the state government to help the flood victims as much as possible.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Wednesday asked state units to postpone their organisational work and provide assistance and relief to people affected by heavy rains and floods in Uttarakhand.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Over 62,000 pilgrims and tourists are still stranded in calamity-hit Uttarakhand while 11,000 have been rescued. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi are to undertake an aerial survey of the extensive damage.
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Wednesday informed that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi will conduct an aerial survey of flood and landslide affected areas of Uttarakhand this afternoon.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi are to fly to Uttarakhand Wednesday to assess the damage caused by the torrential rains and flash floods in the temple town of Kedarnath.
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has expressed dismay over the reports suggesting dilution of certain key provisions of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution by the Sri Lankan government ahead of elections to the Northern Provincial Council.
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday told a delegation of Sri Lanka Tamil MPs that he was "dismayed" by reports suggesting that Colombo planned to dilute certain key provisions of the 13th Amendment on devolution of powers to provinces ahead of polls to the Northern Provincial Council.
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday directed all central government agencies to assist in rescue and relief operations in flood-affected Uttarakhand and assured Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna of all help, a statement said.
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna earlier this evening, and inquired about the flood situation in the state.
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Vindu Dara Singh, arrested for betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and now on bail, says betting in the game should be made legal.
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today said India would convey its views on alleged attempts by political parties in Sri Lanka to repeal the 13th Amendment to its Constitution, after considering its implications.
Patna, June 18 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has thanked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for calling him a "secular leader" and said the praise has given him "peace of mind."
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday questioned "yet another" cabinet reshuffle of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the centre.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed his readiness to make way for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and hoped he would be the leader of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in the future.
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Girija Vyas, who today took over as Housing, Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation, thanked UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for considering her apt for the coveted post.
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Launching a frontal attack on the ruling Congress Party after Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh inducted eight new faces in his Council of Minister, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the UPA Government at the Centre will be thrown out of power in the next four to five months.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Eight new ministers were inducted into Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's team Monday in the fourth major reshuffle of the cabinet and the council of ministers.
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that India was working towards finding the rightful place for all communities in Sri Lanka.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday inducted eight veterans into the union council of ministers, evidently with an eye to state assembly elections this year-end, but the exercise was seen as lacklustre with no new or young faces and a preponderance of senior citizens.
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday avoided commenting on the infighting within the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) following Janata Dal (United)'s decision to end the 17-year-old alliance.
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said the Congress-led UPA Government will get a third term.
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday praised Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, saying the latter is a national leader.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Singh Monday said BJP leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is not a "threat" to the Congress as people know what he "stands for".
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he would be happy to see Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi become the prime minister.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Becoming a minister for the first time in the UPA-II government Monday, Oscar Fernandes, a senior Congress leader from Karnataka, has held key posts in the party and the previous Manmohan Singh government.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he is confident that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will get a third term.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Inducted into the Manmohan Singh government Monday, Sis Ram Ola, a veteran Congress leader from Rajasthan, had also served as cabinet minister in the first UPA government, holding charge of the labour and employment ministry and then mines.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Eight minister, mostly Congress party veterans, were inducted into Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ministerial council Monday in possibly the last rejig before the 2014 general elections.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Eight new faces were inducted into Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's council of ministers Monday -- possibly the last reshuffle before the 2014 general elections.
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) The picturesque town Kalpa in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, where incessant heavy rain wreaked havoc, Monday recorded the highest precipitation on a single day in the past 15 years, an official said here.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is to effect a cabinet reshuffle Monday evening with Mallikarjun Kharge, Oscar Fernandes and Sis Ram Ola likely to be included in the council of ministers, sources said.
Panaji, June 17 (IANS) The appointment of the controversy-prone Congressman Digvijay Singh as general secretary of three states, including Goa, has already sparked off banter in the virtual and political circles here.
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday took oath as a member of Rajya Sabha after being re-elected from Assam.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will effect a cabinet reshuffle Monday evening, official sources said.
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will take oath as a member of Rajya Sabha from Assam for the fifth consecutive term today.
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): The Congress Party on Sunday announced that Ajay Maken and C.P. Joshi have been made general secretaries of the working committee of the party.
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's pet food security bill is not getting delayed and will be passed soon, Food Minister K.V. Thomas said after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh deferred a government decree on the flagship welfare legislation and gave one last chance to evolving a consensus among the allies and the opposition.
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday accepted resignations of cabinet ministers Ajay Maken and C.P. Joshi ahead of expected cabinet reshuffle Monday.
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Sunday congratulated Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani, expressing hope that moderate voices would now be strengthened in Iran.
Shimla, June 15 (IANS) The inquiry into the illegal mass tapping of phones of politicians and bureaucrats during the previous BJP regime in Himachal Pradesh is over and the investigating agency Saturday recommended registration of a criminal case, an official said here.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Collaboration of health care professionals, academics and interest groups working for the disabled is necessary to sensitise the public to issues faced by disabled people, a health ministry official said Saturday.
Shimla, June 15 (IANS) The southwest monsoon reached Himachal Pradesh Saturday, with most of the the hill state experiencing moderate to heavy rainfall, the meteorological office here said.
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) With union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram hinting that more reforms are in the offing to boost India's slowing economic growth, the CPI-M Saturday hit out at the Manmohan Singh government, regretting that despite "repeated failures" of its reform policies, it was sticking to the "same remedy".
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) "Fukrey" producer Farhan Akhtar says actress Richa Chadda fitted the character of Bholi Punjaban in the movie like a glove.
When RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat arrives in the capital Tuesday to meet L.K. Advani and other BJP leaders, the party faction floating in the clouds after Goa will come down to earth. Of course, the key decision taken at the party's conclave in Goa will remain unchanged. Narendra Modi will remain the campaign panel chief for 2014, but just as Arun Jaitley and Pramod Mahajan held that position in 2009 and 2004 respectively. In other words, Goa will not look like the beginning of a Modi coronation.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Aggarwal on Friday dubbed the Maoists as 'militants' and one of the biggest internal threats to the country.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) China is yet to revert with its response to India's suggestions on the draft of a border defence cooperation agreement that Beijing had proposed in March - before the Chinese troop incursion in Ladakh region.
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) Goa may have a one-km buffer line around its forests, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Friday, adding that 25 mining lease areas are located within the proposed buffer zone which would ring the state's wildlife sanctuaries.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Congress core committee is likely to meet Friday to discuss the current political situation, including the passage of the food security bill and a likely cabinet reshuffle, a party source said.
Ranchi, June 14 (ANI): Jharkhand Police has sounded an alert in Giridih and Dhanbad districts following the Maoist attack on the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express near Jamui railway station in Bihar yesterday.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Having welcomed new Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's statements on the need to build bilateral relations, New Delhi is also looking forward to Islamabad implementing its commitment on granting India Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status.
Bangalore, June 13 (ANI): The attack by Maoists on the Intercity express in Bihar is contrary to the policies of Maoists said the Human rights activist and academic, Professor Hargopal, in an interview with the Asian News International.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The government, which showed a sense of urgency by seeking to bring UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's pet food security bill to fruition through a decree, deferred the proposal Thursday and gave one last chance to bring both allies and the opposition on board in supporting its flagship welfare legilation.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Facing opposition from allies and the opposition, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday deferred a proposal to bring in the food security bill through a government ordinance and suggested one last attempt to get parliamentary nod for the welfare legislation, informed sources said here.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Some companies in the United States are offering people a chance to bank their stem cells for future use.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has set up a panel to monitor the implementation of large investment projects.
Panaji, June 13 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office will do everything possible to ensure that mining, currently banned in Goa on a Supreme Court ruling, is resumed in the state at the earliest, an aide of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday.
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) Given that astrology is a flourishing business and some godmen have gained immense popularity, a social activist duo Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to consider government regulation of the activities of astrologers and godmen.
Jamui, June 13 (ANI): At least two persons have been killed and five others are said to be injured in an attack by the Naxals on a passenger train in Bihar.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Keeping in mind the reservations of the Samajwadi Party, the Left parties and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday deferred a proposal to consider the ordinance route to give effect the food security bill, informed sources said here.
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has deferred decision on promulgating an ordinance to implement the Food Security Bill.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The government will take the ordinance route to bring in the National Food Security Bill, a pet legislation of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Food Minister K.V Thomas said Thursday.
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The CPI-M has appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to issue a set of postage stamps to mark the centenary of late West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu.
Srinagar, June 12 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said reports suggesting that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's visit to the state has been cancelled is incorrect.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Amid talks of a third front in the 2014 polls, nearly 30,000 people from Odisha led by BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gathered at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi Wednesday to protest the centre's apathy towards the state's demand for a special category status.
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) There is good news for apple lovers this year. They can expect a good supply of the deep, crunchy crimson apples from Himachal Pradesh, the country's largest apple basket.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Nearly 30,000 people from Odisha led by BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gathered at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi Wednesday to protest against the centre's apathy towards the state's demand for the special category status.
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): A perusal of the pages of the Asian Strategic Review of this year will enable us, particularly our policy makers, to understand how important it is for India to develop strategic ties with other countries of the region. The volume surveys the developments in South Asia, China, South-east and East Asia, West Asia, and the impact of U.S. and Russia on countries of the region.
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) There is good news for apple lovers this year as they can soon expect a good supply of the deep, crunchy crimson apples from Himachal Pradesh, the country's largest apple basket.
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be in New Delhi Wednesday to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, but is unlikely to meet disgruntled BJP stalwart L.K. Advani, a BJP leader here said Tuesday.
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) DMDK founder and Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly A. Vijayakant has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to reopen and review the 1974 agreement with which India transferred Katchatheevu island to Sri Lanka.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The May 25 Maoist strike on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh was an attack on democracy and India will not accept the pernicious doctrine, said an all-party resolution Monday, condemning the incident.
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): An all-party meet held at Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's official 7, Race Course Road (RCR) here on Monday emphasized that there can be no compromise on dealing with the Naxal violence.
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Asserting that there is a need to understand as to why people turn into Naxalites, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Monday said development is the only way to tackle the Maoist menace.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) On a law suit filed by the manufacturer of squash Rooh Afza, the Delhi High Court has restrained the makers of Hindi film "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (YJHD) from releasing the movie on TV due to some allegedly objectionable dialogues.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Maoist violence was not a mere law and order problem and the lack of development in tribal areas was an important cause of the malaise, Tribal Affairs Minister K.C. Singh Deo said Monday.
Amritsar, June 10 (ANI): The Shawl Club India, an Association of Woolmark Shawl Licensees in India, and the Textile Manufacturing Association, have welcomed the government's nod for the proposed Amritsar-Delhi-Kolkata industrial corridor, which is expected to fuel both growth and employment opportunities.
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) The BJP-led NDA is the only credible alternative to a defunct Congress-led UPA and it is its duty to dethrone the ruling combine known for corruption, degradation of the economy and an assault on the federal spirit, said the political resolution passed by the BJP's national executive Sunday.
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) The Congress is not serious about ruling the country, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday soon after he was declared the head of the BJP's election management committee for next general elections.
Talegaon (Goa), June 9 (ANI): After the elevation as Chairman of BJP's 2014 poll campaign body, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pulled up the Manmohan Singh-led UPA government at the centre for its failure to deal with internal security challenges in a firm manner.
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) Riding over dissent and differences within, Gujarat Chief Minister and Hindutva icon Narendra Modi was Sunday named to lead the BJP into the 2014 Lok Sabha battle, marking the end of the era of the party's ageing patriarchs.
Patna, June 9 (IANS) Enraged over repeated attempts by their father-in-law to sexually assault them, two women in a Bihar village chopped off the man's hands to teach him a lesson he would never forget, police said Sunday.
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Sunday told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that India has to ensure the implementation of a 1987 pact with Sri Lanka that promised autonomy to the Tamils there.
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has strongly urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to instruct officials to send back two Sri Lankan defence officers undergoing training in Tamil Nadu.
Panaji, June 9 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive which discussed economic, foreign and other issues including the Maoists problem here yesterday expressed serious concern over the existing security situation in the country.
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A top Maoist was killed Saturday in a shootout with the security forces in Chhattisgarh, an official said here.
Panaji (Goa), June 8 (ANI): In his inaugural address to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) national executive meeting here, party president Rajnath Singh said Saturday that everyone will go home "happy, energised and enthusiastic."