Articles tagged under: Manmohan

On what right Dr Manmohan Singh is visiting Gujarat? : Himanta Biswa Sarma

November 07, 2017
On what right Dr Manmohan Singh is visiting Gujarat? : Himanta Biswa Sarma

Ahmedabad: BJP leader and Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today took on former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in series of tweets and questioned his visit to Gujarat after doing injustice to Gujarat and Assam in crude oil royalty when he was the Prime Minister. Biswa Sarma in series of tweets said: 'Royalty on crude oil at pre discounted price is the sovereign rights of the states. Gujarat and Assam used to get it till march,2008. In order to pursue political vendettas, Dr Singh chan...Read More

Rupani in series of tweets asks several hard hitting questions to Manmohan Singh

November 07, 2017
Rupani in series of tweets asks several hard hitting questions to Manmohan Singh

Ahmedabad: While former Prime Minister and Congress leader Dr. Manmohan Singh's speech at Sardar Patel memorial hall in Ahmedabad was underway, the Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani posted series of tweets and asked several questions to Dr. Singh. Following are the text of Rupani's series of tweets: Gujarat extends a warm welcome to Dr. Manmohan Singh. People of Gujarat also keen to ask him a few questions. Will Dr. Manmohan Singh apologise for policy paralysis, development stagnatio...Read More

Manmohan Singh in Gujarat slams Modi govt over GST, demonetization, bullet train and more

November 07, 2017

Ahmedabad: Former Prime Minister and senior Congress leader today termed the demonetization as the largest organized loot and legalized plunder and said that the note-scrapping drive along with hastily implemented GST has 'blown' the small and medium businesses and benefited China from where import to India has increased by 23% or over Rs 45 thousand crores. He also claimed that PM Narendra Modi never met him during his tenure as Prime Minister on the issues pertaining to Narmada pr...Read More

Former PM Manmohan Singh to start campaign in Gujarat tomorrow

November 06, 2017
Former PM Manmohan Singh to start campaign in Gujarat tomorrow

Ahmedabad: Former PM and senior congress leader Dr. Manmohan Singh would begin his election campaign in Gujarat tomorrow. In fact, the speculations started after the sudden change in the venue of his first event in Gujarat before polls. Dr Singh will be addressing the representatives of small and medium businesses as the sole event in Gujarat in Ahmedabad tomorrow. His event was to be held in Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industries(GCCI) premises an...Read More

Rahul, Manmohan Singh, Tharoor, Sidhu to campaign in Gujarat in November

October 30, 2017
Rahul, Manmohan Singh, Tharoor, Sidhu to campaign in Gujarat in November

Ahmedabad: Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Congress MP from Kerala Shashi Tharoor, Congress supporter Sam Pitroda among others will be visiting Gujarat this month for party campaign ahead of Gujarat assembly polls. State party president Bharatsinh Solanki told media persons that party's vice president Rahul Gandhi will be in Gujarat on 1-2-3 November for South Gujarat leg of his yatra followed by former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's Ahm...Read More

Eyeing to gain votes over GST issue, Congress to move Manmohan and Chidambaram to Gujarat

October 27, 2017
Eyeing to gain votes over GST issue, Congress to move Manmohan  and Chidambaram to Gujarat

Gandhinagar: One of the issues opposition Congress party is banking upon to do better in Gujarat elections is GST. Congress is hoping to gain through discontent related to Goods and Services Tax(GST) among traders. Though traders are not against GST as they know it is in many countries and sooner or later it was to come to India as well, they are not happy the way government has implemented it. Congress is eyeing to gain from this situation. In latest efforts, Congress has decided to fi...Read More

Income Tax probe in firm linked to former PM’s Principal Secretary

July 01, 2016
Income Tax probe in firm linked to former PM’s Principal Secretary

New Delhi:The Income Tax department is probing tax evasion charges against a Kerala-based firm, in which a director is the daughter of former Principal Secretary to PM T K A Nair, for allegedly receiving Rs 45 crore funds from the Gulf. Officials said the company based in Thiruvananthapuram, Agrritho International Private Limited, was searched by tax sleuths last month after the department received “actionable” inputs that some undisclosed funds have been sent through an overseas account ...Read More

Dr Manmohan Singh addresses the students in Gandhinagar

March 19, 2016

Correspondent, Gandhinagar Former Prime Minister and senior Congress leader Dr. Manmohan Singh today urged the student community to play 'vital' role in checking the menace of female foeticide/infanticide in the country. Delivering a lecture on 'Creative Role of Students in Future of India' in the Bapu Gujarat Knowledge Village an institution in Vasan here run by Congress leader and former Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela, Dr. Singh said that today the country was facing a serious p...Read More

Manmohan Singh denies favouring Hindalco

January 27, 2015

New Delhi Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has told CBI that Hindalco was not favoured in any manner in the allocation of Talabira-II coal block and that it was done as per prescribed procedures. He is believed to have made this point when CBI officials examined him 10 days ago in pursuance of the orders of a special court going into the case relating to the scam. The statement of the former prime minister, who was holding the portfolio of Coal during t...Read More

Dr. Manmohan Singh on Ahmedabad visit on 27 April

April 22, 2014

Ahmedabad, 22 April 2014 Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh will be on one day visit to Ahmedabad on 27 April. Dr. Singh will address a gathering of intellectuals and entrepreneurs during his visit to city. The event has been organized at the Gujarat University Convention Center. Gujarat is going to poll on 30 April. Campaign on 26 seats of Gujarat will end on 28 April evening. Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi are also going...Read More