Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India

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From 1998 to 2004, while the National Democratic Alliance was in power, Singh was the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha.
Manmohan Singh received strong criticism from India's Left Front for his role in the implementation of the Indo-US civilian nuclear agreement.
Manmohan Singh is criticized by the Leader of Opposition and prominent member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Lal Krishna Advani, for being the "weakest Prime Minister until now.
Singh married Gursharan Kaur in 1958, and they have three daughters.
A technocrat rather than a politician, Singh was first elected to the Indian parliament's upper house in 1991 as a member of the Congress party.
An economist by profession, Singh has previously worked at organizations like the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations.
Manmohan Singh was born on 26 September 1932, in Gah, Punjab (now in Chakwal District, Pakistan.
Singh was first elected to the upper house of the Indian Parliament, the Rajya Sabha, in 1995 and was re-elected in 2001 and 2007.
From 1998 to 2004, while the conservative Bharatiya Janata Party was in power, Singh was the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha.
Despite the fact that Singh had never won a Lok Sabha seat, his considerable goodwill and Sonia Gandhi's nomination won him the support of the UPA allies and the Left Front.
A renowned economist, Singh is also an internationally respected statesman.
Singh has announced that eight more Indian Institutes of Technology will be opened in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Orissa, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.
On the one hand, BJP president Rajnath Singh has written to Nepals prime minister Prachanda urging the reinstatement of the South Indian Bhatta priests, and the Vishwa Hindu Parishat (VHP) has alleged the Maoists were eyeing the priceless jewels in the 17th century temple.
5% drop in poverty ratio, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was okaying a 200 per cent hike in the emoluments of the titular heads of Indian democracy.
Judging from its silence, it appears the Congress-led UPA government of Manmohan Singh is happy that Modi has been barred entry into the United States.
Only prime minister Manmohan Singh has cent-per-cent attendance in all the 217 meetings.
The following is the full, unexpurgated text of the written statement made by Sudheendra Kulkarni, the former aide to prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, and currently aide to Lal Krishna Advani, before the parliamentary committee probing the cash-for-votes scandal on 22 July 2008, the day the trust motion moved by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh came up before the Lok Sabha.
Manmohan sends new year card to Zardari, Gilani', '13 Jan 2009, 2025 hrs IST,PTI Text: ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has extended good wishes to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari for the new', 'The Times of India.
Manmohan Singh says Mumbai attacks must have had Pakistani support Gulf News New Delhi: India's prime minister says the sophistication of the Mumbai siege means the attackers must have had the support of some official agencies in Pakistan.
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Manmohan Singh met Somnath Chatterjee a day after the later is expelled from his party membership.
Speaking at the Major Economies Meeting (MEM) at Sapporo in July 2008, Singh said we cannot consider quantitative restrictions on our greenhouse gas emissions.
Singh said he was not happy with shifting of Tata Motors from Singur.
Answering questions on behalf of Finance Minister Manmohan Singh in Rajya Sabha in December 08, Chidambaram said that India is nowhere near recession and is only affected by global growth.
ANIManmohan Singh opens new Naval Academy in KeralaPrime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that the Navy and Coast Guard should coordinate effectively with the intelligence agencies to counter all marine-related threats.
ANIManmohan Singh says qualified professionals will be allowed to practice in IndiaPrime Minister Dr.
Manmohan Singh was sworn in as India's 13th prime minister in May 2004, making history as the country's first Sikh prime minister.
Singh is credited with saving India from a balance-of-payments crisis and potential economic collapse in 1991, and with beginning many of the economic changes that have helped transform India's quasi-socialist economy into a growing global force.
Singh has taken a notably moderate approach to dealing with Pakistan, India's rival and sometimes enemy to the north.
Manmohan Singh is Sonia's choice to become PM in her stead.
Profile of Manmohan SinghManmohan Singh is clearly a quiet man, not a hard-nosed political type at all.
So Manmohan Singh is a Congress-wallah to the core: no one has ever seriously questioned his loyalty to the Congress Party or to India.
To answer Kumar's question : it puts things in perspective, doesn't it? How much of a disconnect Amardeep Diaspora Singh has with India.
Manmohan Singh is not a political animal and everybody respects him.
Zail Singh was a buffoon, like Laloo Yadav and George Bush.
India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has condemned a series of terrorist blasts in the troubled Assam state that police say killed at least five people Thursday.
India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says it is time to convert the world's highest battlefield into a peace mountain.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has visited the tsunami-ravaged Andaman and Nicobar islands, mingling with grief-stricken women and children, and promising to speed up the relief and rehabilitation.
India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called for a sustained war on terrorism and reaffirmed his willingness to continue peace talks with nuclear neighbor Pakistan.
In his first address to the Indian nation, prime minister-elect Manmohan Singh said the country needed reform but with a "human face.
While Singh has never elucidated on his vision of how to take India ahead, there cannot be any doubts that the economy will be safe in his hands.
Dr Manmohan Singh is the 'father of the reform process' in India and his return to North Block and the chair of the finance minister will only bring the original visionary back to the throne.
NEW DELHI, 6 April 2008 — Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to visit Pakistan soon to hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart Yousaf Raza Gilani to further normalize relations between the two neighbors.
Though no dates have been announced yet, Manmohan Singh is expected to visit Pakistan sometime in the next two months, official sources said.
Prime Minister Singh had earlier this week sent New Year greetings to President.
an auspicious period according to Hindu astrology, on Wednesday may well set the stage for the changes Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been planning in his Council of Ministers.
with Pakistan) is no solution but Pakistan should hand over the perpetrators of the Mumbai attack for trial in India," Manmohan Singh said at a press conference here.
htmlPM says terrorists can't destabilise IndiaManmohan Singh says India's trying to isolate Pakistani terror groups.
political chaos that paralyzed the nation and panicked financial markets.
in as the 13th prime minister on May 20 2004.
allies after a dramatic day of lobbying.
sworn in, but he is expected to take power by Sunday at the latest.
chairman in 1980s and early nineties.
should be done but somehow never done, Singh had said.
it was time to think big rather than tighten the belt.
misery, more unemployment, Singh had said.
happened, Singh had said recalling the old days.
for his hard and bold economic decisions.
experts, Singh is the best choice for the post.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is scheduled to meet with the Petroleum Minister Murli Deora and with some of the executives of the Oil Corporation to resolve the crisis.
Calling the establishment of SAARC Food Bank in 2007 an extremely significant development, Dr Singh said it was “an example of our foresight in the wake of world food crisis.
Singh said prior to the meeting with the G8 leaders; he will attend a meeting of the O5 group of outreach countries being hosted by the President of Mexico on July 8.
Singh said New Delhi is fully committed to nuclear disarmament that is global, universal and non-discriminatory in nature, a goal which will enhance security of all countries.
Security has been tightened across Srinagar and all routes leading to the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convocation Centre where Singh is expected to meet several political party leaders.
Manmohan Singh meets Chinese PMIndian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met with his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao in New York on September 24 and discussed ways to cooperate in the civilian uses of nuclear energy.
Singh said that works of Indian artists, musicians and authors that reflect the values of the country can help people overcome the effects of terror attacks.
Rice meets with Singh, AdvaniIndian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on October 4.
PM Navy, Intelligence must coordinateIndian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on January 8 that the Indian Navy and Coast Guard should coordinate with intelligence agencies to counter marine-related threats.
Singh Flaws in Indias anti-terror systemIndian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed shock and anger at the latest bomb blast in New Delhi.
Pak whipping up war hysteria Indian PMIndian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on January 6 that the Mumbai terror attacks must have had support from some official agencies within Pakistan.
Singh said that Pakistan is whipping up war hysteria.
Manmohan meets MerkelIndian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met German chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the Seventh Asia-Europe Meeting ASEM in Beijing on October 25.
Bush, Manmohan meet in Oval OfficeIndian Priime Minister Manmohan Singh met US President George Bush on September 25 at the Oval Office.
Singh was addressing a gathering of scientists during the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Indian National Science Academy in New Delhi.
Enhance technology to fight terrorismIndian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on December 20 that Indian scientists have to enhance our technology to enable India to fight terrorism.
Singh was addressing scientists at the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar awards in New Delhi.
Singh was accompanied by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, union minister Shivraj Patil and agriculture minister Sharad Pawar.
taking office Singh had been forthright with Rao.
no longer seen as a creature of Rao.
Rejecting demands for a reduction in fuel prices in the country the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the government can assure the possibility only w.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that government and industry should act in the true spirit of partnership to meet the challenges that lie ahead in view of the global crisis affecting Indian economy.
Liberalisation and globalisation policies initiated when Dr Manmohan Singh was Finance Minister in the 1990s have led Indian economy to be dependent more on global trends.
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said India cannot remain untouched by the financial turmoil in the worlds largest economy, the United States.
Manmohan Singh is the Prime Minister of India.
Dr Manmohan Singh Politics Dr Manmohan Singh has been unsparing in his criticism of the Jaswant Singh budget (2003 - 2004), both for the wrong things he has done and the right things he did not.
Dr Singh says that the budget is replete with tokenisms, and that the Finance Minister has refused to address the basic problems facing the economy, even in the priorities that Jaswant Singh has set for himself – eradication of poverty, boosting infrastructure, agriculture, fiscal consolidation.
Jaswant Singh has given up even the pretence.
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New Delhi, May 22 (NNN): Seventy-one-year-old Dr Manmohan Singh was on Saturday sworn in as Indias 13th and countrys first Sikh Prime Minister heading a Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition government at the Centre.
Singh has said the main task of his government is to reduce poverty, and continue economic reform.
As finance minister in Narasimha Rao's government of the nineties, Manmohan Singh was the man who ushered in the reforms that liberalized India's economy, changing the fundamental way that in corporate India thinks and with it the lives of millions of middle class Indians.
Manmohan Singh is an accomplished economist and had spent much of his career as a bureaucrat -- he was even the Governor of Reserve Bank of India from 1982-85 -- before he got inducted into politics and into Rao's cabinet as the finance minister.
Looking back, Singh says that when he stood up in Parliament stating the case for reforms his argument was that in the midst of an unprecedented crisis, it was time to think big rather than 'tighten the belt.
On matters political, Singh has always remained quiet -- both during his stint as finance minister and out of power.
Last year's budget (2003-04) put forth by Jaswant Singh came under severe criticism by Singh who termed it a budget of 'tokenisms.
Images India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets with Japanese Prime.
Source: Reuters India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is greeted by Japan Business.
Singh is a member of the Indian National Congress party, and became the first Sikh Prime Minister of India on May 22, 2004.
Prime minister Manmohan Singh had earlier said Satyavrat Chaturvedi removed from Cong spokespersons' post for taking on.
After a couple of weeks’ somewhat sanity in the Indian posture towards Pakistan in the context of the Nov 26, 2008 Mumbai incident, the Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has seemingly opted for a more belligerent position on the.
Under the circumstances, the only sensible and honourable option left to the Left is to withdraw support for the UPA government forthwith after their scheduled meet on Tuesday morning with the proviso they may again back a Congress-led government provided Mnamohan Singh is sacked and the deal is not pursued any further.
The diplomats said there was talk of a July 28 board session but any timetable for advancing the deal remained unclear until Singh approached the IAEA.
Singh was due to hold on Wednesday a bilateral meeting with US.
To secure both the deal and his governments survival, Singh has realigned his four-year-old coalition by securing the support of the Samajwadi Party, a regional party from northern India with a history of pragmatic alliances with governments.
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has said that India will soon approach the IAEA, which is the UNs nuclear agency.
Asserting that he was not worried by the political crisis that has threatened the survival of his government, Manmohan Singh said his government was equipped to deal with any contingency.
In a departure statement released Sunday evening, Manmohan Singh said he will press for joint action to tackle the problem of rising global oil prices at the G8 annual conclave.
Manmohan Singh is rightly acclaimed as a thinker and a scholar.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was born on September 26, 1932, in a village in the Punjab province of undivided India.
Singh joined the Government of India as Economic Advisor in the Commerce Ministry.
Singh has occupied are Secretary in the Ministry of Finance; Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission; Governor of the Reserve Bank of India; Advisor of the Prime Minister; and Chairman of the University Grants Commission.
Singh has also been honoured by a number of other associations including by the Japanese Nihon Keizai Shimbun.
Singh has represented India at many international conferences and in several international organizations.
Singh has been a Member of India’s Upper House of Parliament (the Rajya Sabha) since 1991, where he was Leader of the Opposition between 1998 and 2004.
Singh had staked his legacy on the deal and risked the collapse of his fragile coalition government if it was scotched.
When his government this week defeated a no-confidence motion in Parliament instigated by his former coalition partners, the communists, Indian television stations used a popular Bollywood song, "Singh Is King," as a backdrop.
The choice of the song had a subtext: so far Prime Minister Singh has been more courtier than monarch.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured broadcasters, who had objected to proposed curbs on TV channels over coverage of events like Mumbai.
The onset of Uttrayan, an auspicious period according to Hindu astrology, on Wednesday may well set the stage for the changes Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been pl.
Manmohan to consult media over censorship: Indian Prime Minster Manmohan Singh has said that he would consult me.
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Satyam crisis: PM following case keenly: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been following the Satyam issue and h.
Mickey Mouse Singh(Rediff) Manmohan Singh said he would wait for the intl community to take action before retaliating for the murder of 172 Indians.