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Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh is the 13th and current Prime Minister of India. He is the only Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term. He is the first Sikh to hold the office. Singh is also the 7th Prime Minister belonging to the Indian National Congress party.
Singh previously carried out economic reforms in India in 1991, during his tenure as the Finance Minister, under the leadership of P. V. Narasimha Rao, from 1991 to 1996. These reforms resulted in the end of the Licence Raj system, helping to open the Indian economy to greater international trade and investment.
In 2010, Newsweek magazine recognized him as a world leader who is respected by other heads of state, describing him as "the leader other leaders love." The article quoted Mohamed ElBaradei, who remarked that Dr. Singh is "the model of what a political leader should be." Singh is number 18 on the 2010 ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Modi corners Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi in Aligarh
2014-04-06
Urging media to question aam-aadmi (common man) regarding prominent leader of Congress, Modi said, "Congress doesn't consider Manmohan Singh as their leader, then how the country can accept him as their leader." Highlights of Modi speech at Aligarh ...
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  1. Manmohan Singh takes back seat in Congress' poll campaign

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Mars mission will mark beginning of glorious chapter: PM Manmohan Singh
2014-01-21
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today wished success to the forthcoming Mars Orbiter programme, saying the mission will mark the beginning of a new glorious chapter for India in space explorations. The Prime Minister in his interaction with ...
(Economic Times)
  1. Manmohan Singh meets ISRO delegation after successful launch of GSLV-D5 ...

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True religion can't be the basis of hatred: Manmohan Singh, PM
2014-01-12
True religion can't be the basis of hatred: Manmohan Singh, PM. By IANS | 12 Jan, 2014, 07.01PM IST. Post a Comment. 0. Share More. READ MORE ON » wami Vivekananda | Sonia Gandhi | Prime Minister | Manmohan Singh | Defence Minister | Congress | ...
(Economic Times)
  1. True religion cannot be basis of hatred: Manmohan Singh
  2. India: True religion can't be the basis of hatred, Prime Minister Manmohan ...
  3. True religion cannot be basis of hatred and division: PM

2013
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Manmohan Singh inaugurates all-women Bharatiya Mahila Bank
2013-11-19
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated the first branch of Bharatiya Mahila Bank today in the iconic Air India building at Nariman Point in Mumbai with an area of 5,000 sq ft space on the ground floor. UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi was also present ...
(Hindu Business Line)
  1. Manmohan Singh inaugurates India's first all women Bharatiya Mahila Bank
  2. India PM Singh opens bank for women
  3. 'Bhartiya Mahila Bank small step towards econimic empowermenf of women'

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PM Manmohan Singh condemns Peshawar suicide attacks
2013-09-22
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday condemned in the strongest terms the suicide attacks in Peshawar in Pakistan in which 78 people were killed, terming it as "yet another deeply disturbing manifestation of the evil forces of terror". In a ...
(Hindustan Times)
  1. Pakistan Church attack: Manmohan Singh says attacking innocent worshipper ...
  2. Manmohan Singh condemns Peshawar suicide attacks
  3. Christian community holds protest against Pakistan church bombings

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Pakistan must stop terror for better ties: Manmohan Singh
2013-08-15
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday asked Pakistan to stop allowing the use of its soil for terror activities against India for better ties between the two countries. Addressing the nation from Red Fort on the 67th Independence Day, ...
(Times of India)
  1. Manmohan Singh addresses nation on 67th Independence Day from Red Fort
  2. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh warns narrow, sectarian ideologies will ...
  3. I-Day: Economic slowdown will not last long, says PM

2012
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Pawar (4)
2012-02-03
No strictures against Manmohan: Pawar (The Hindu, The Hindu, The Hindu)
2G scam: Sharad Pawar defends Manmohan (Times of India)
Excerpt: Defending the Centre, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Friday said the Supreme Court had not indicted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh or the government in the 2G spectrum scam case in its Thursday order cancelling 122 licences. Responding to... (Read article)

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Obama (7)
2012-01-20
Obama names Turkey’s Erdoğan among top five international friends (Today's Zaman)
Obama Names Turkish PM Erdoðan Among Trusted Friends (Turkish Weekly, Turkish Weekly, Turkish Weekly)
Manmohan is a friend: Obama (Hindustan Times)
Excerpt: In an interview with Time’s Fareed Zakaria, Obama named his international top friends, who are Erdoğan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and British Prime Minister... (Read article)

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India (4)
2012-01-16
India 'shamed' by child malnutrition, says PM Singh (BBC News)
Manmohan asks overseas Indians to help shape modern India (Balita News)
Unravelling India: Part 1 (Reuters Blogs)
Excerpt: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has branded malnutrition among children a "national shame", after a report said nearly half of children under five in the capital were underweight. According to the report, in Delhi some 42% of children in that age bracket are suffer malnutrition. Mr Singh... (Read article)

2011
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Ajit Singh gets Civil Aviation (8)
2011-12-18
Ajit Singh sworn in as Union Cabinet minister, gets Civil Aviation portfolio (NDTV)
With Lucknow in mind, Ajit Singh gets civil aviation (Daily Pioneer, Daily Pioneer)
Ajit Singh sworn in as Civil Aviation Minister (Deccan Herald)
Excerpt: New Delhi: Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh was sworn in today as a Union Cabinet minister in the Manmohan Singh government. He has been given charge of the Civil Aviation portfolio. This is the fourth time Mr Singh has been inducted... (Read article)

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Lokpal Bill (5)
2011-12-17
In letter to PM Anna doubts govt's will on Lokpal Bill (Hindustan Times)
Hazare to witness tabling of Lokpal bill in Parliament (Gulf News)
Indian gov't expected to introduce anti-graft Lokpal Bill in Parliament this month: minister (Xinhua News Agency)
Excerpt: Anna Hazare on Saturday wrote a fresh letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying doubts have arisen over whether Lokpal Bill will be passed by December 23 when Parliament session gets over and threatened to go ahead with his proposed fast... (Read article)

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Discuss Poverty Line Cap with Plan Panel (3)
2011-11-23
PM to discuss poverty line cap with plan panel (MSN India, MSN India)
PM to discuss Rs32 poverty line cap with plan panel tomorrow (Daily News and Analysis)
Excerpt: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called a meeting tomorrow to discuss the issue of poverty line cap fixed by the Planning Commission which sparked an outcry from various quarters. Singh will discuss the issue with Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia and other members... (Read article)

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Indian Premier Manmohan Singh undergoes heart bypass; Pranab Mukherjee takes charge
2009-01-25
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh received a successful coronary artery bypass surgery and was recuperating well in the state-run All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Sunday.
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Manmohan Singh threatened on e-mail
2006-10-27
The Kerala police have received an email threatening Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his trip to the state. Singh is scheduled to visit Kerala on November 1 to mark the Golden Jubilee of the state's formation.
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