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Downfall in GDP worrisome, hope govt wakes up: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday criticised the Narendra Modi government after India’s GDP growth rate went down to 4.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2019-20, terming the development “worrisome”, and expressing hope that the latest figures would wake the government from its slumber. In his address at the National Conclave […]

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Congress delegation to visit Kartarpur Sahib

New Delhi: A Congress delegation led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be visiting Kartarpur Sahib on November 9, sources said here on Monday. The seven-member delegation has been constituted by party interim President Sonia Gandhi. Apart from Manmohan Singh, the delegation will consist of Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh, and senior leaders […]

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Slowdown, government apathy affecting economy: Manmohan Singh

Mumbai: Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for the current economic slowdown and rural distress, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that merely “passing the buck to Congress would not work”. “The present government should have learned and provided credible solutions to resolve the problems confronting the Indian economy. Five-and-half years is sufficient time […]

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BJP leader B.L. Santhosh lashes out at Manmohan Singh, Parakala Prabhakar, nobel awardee Abhijit Banerjee

New Delhi: Targeting former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and former advisor to Andhra Pradesh government Parakala Prabhakar, BJP’s National General Secretary (Organisation) B.L. Santhosh has said that with the elections round the corner, the ‘ecosystem’ has started functioning once again. “The ecosystem on the roll again as polling dates of […]

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Manmohan to meet press and eminent personalities in Mumbai

New Delhi: In the run up to Maharashtra elections, the Congress is pitching high on slowdown in Indian economy. The party has decided to field former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on October 17 to lend a credible voice against the government’s policies on the economic issues. The party has sent an invitation, titled “Words […]

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Manmohan Singh to join delegation to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will join the first all-party Indian delegation to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan to attend the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev on November 9, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Thursday. Manmohan Singh has accepted his invite, he said here. The Chief Minister also […]