Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Thursday May 16, 2013
Is Prime Minister Manmohan Singh 80 or 82 years old? In an affidavit he submitted to the returning officer in Assam on Wednesday while filing his nomination papers for the forthcoming Rajya Sabha elections, Dr Singh mentions his age as 82 years.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh does not have any cash in hand and owns a 1996 Maruti car, unlike many of his colleagues.
Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today filed his nomination papers in the Assam Assembly to be re-elected as a Rajya Sabha member from the state. Dr Singh was accompanied by Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will file his nomination papers in the Assam Assembly today to be re-elected as a Rajya Sabha member from the state.
Reported by Sandeep Phukan; edited by Janaki Fernandes | Monday May 13, 2013
The Prime Minister and his landlady in Assam might soon be colleagues in the Rajya Sabha. There are two vacancies for the Rajya Sabha from Assam. Dr Manmohan Singh's term comes to an end on June 14. The second Rajya Sabha seat from the state is al...
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 13, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said today that the media should avoid the desire to be sensational though it is very tempting some times. Speaking at the golden jubilee celebrations of Kerala Union of Working Journalists in Kochi he said the recent vi...
Press Trust of India | Thursday August 16, 2012
Decrying rumours about attacks on people from the North-East living in other states, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today made an appeal to remain vigilant and maintain peace at any cost.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 15, 2012
Terming the violence in Assam as "very unfortunate", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today promised to make every effort to find out reasons behind the clashes in which at least 77 people have lost their lives.
Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Tuesday July 31, 2012
The Army may have to explain to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh why it took five days to intervene in Assam's communal violence in which more than 40 people were killed. The Army says it had no choice but to wait for clearances. The Ministry of H...
Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Monday July 30, 2012
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has taken a very serious view of the fact that the Indian Army took five days to deploy force in Assam, as the riots spread despite repeated pleas and reminders from the state government. The issue is likely to be t...
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Sunday July 29, 2012
Home Minister P Chidambaram will take stock of the situation in violence-hit Assam in his two-day visit beginning Monday. Earlier on Saturday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Rs 300 crore relief for the state. On a visit to the relief camps i...
Written by Janaki Fernandes | Saturday July 28, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will visit violence hit Assam today, to take stock of the situation there. They are slated to fly to Kokrajhar, the epicentre of the ethnic clashes, in a chopper and are expected to reach...
Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday July 27, 2012
Top generals of the Indian Army appear to have failed Assam - the state which Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh represents in Parliament.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 24, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today took stock of the situation in Assam where ethnic clashes have taken place and directed Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to do everything possible to control violence.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with IANS inputs) | Wednesday July 4, 2012
A central team is arriving in Assam to assess the damage from the recent floods that have killed at least 100 people besides rendering around 20 lakh others homeless.