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PM Modi's 'Security Lapse' In Punjab Isn't The First, Here Are Other Breaches In The Past

Jan 08, 2022 Mayank Jain Parichha

PM Narendra Modi's security breach in Punjab has ensued a big tug of war between the State and the Union government. However, this is not the first such incident, such lapses have happened before as well.

Rakesh Tikait Demands Resumption Of Talks On MSP And Other Issues, Says Ceasefire By Government And Not Farmers

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The farmer leader also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should give a clear answer on the demand for a law guaranteeing Minimum Support Price (MSP) that he had "supported" when he was the chief minister

Dalai Lama Says Would Stay In India’s Dharamshala For Entire Life

The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said he has no plans to return to Tibet, since there was complete freedom for him in India.

Former PM Manmohan Singh Discharged From AIIMS

Oct 31, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Manmohan Singh was admitted to the hospital on October 13 after feeling weak following a fever.

Condition of Ex-PM Manmohan Singh Improving: AIIMS

Dr. Manmohan Singh (89), former Prime Minister of India is admitted to a private ward in the Cardio-Neuro Centre of AIIMS and is under the care of a team of cardiologists led by Dr. Nitish Naik.

14 October, 2021

PM Modi Wishes For Manmohan Singh's Speedy Recovery

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted and expressed his support for Manmohan Singh's speedy recovery. Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya also visited the former Prime Minister who is admitted in AIIMS.

13 October, 2021

Former PM Manmohan Singh Admitted To AIIMS With Weakness After Fever

Outlook Web Desk

Manmohan Singh was admitted to the hospital due to coronavirus infection in April this year.

26 September, 2021

PM Modi Wishes Manmohan Singh On Birthday, Rahul Calls Him 'Fearless'

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The Congress, on its official Twitter handle, posted, 'A visionary. A devoted patriot.A man of his words. Dr. Manmohan Singh, you are the leader India truly deserves.'

28 July, 2021

Parliament Disruption: How BJP Is Getting A Taste Of Its Own Medicine

Outlook Web Bureau

Away from the treasury benches, when the BJP was in the opposition for a decade till 2014, it was responsible for obstructionism too.

29 April, 2021

Manmohan Singh Discharged From AIIMS After Recovery From Covid

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Manmohan Singh was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on April 19 after he had a fever and tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection.

24 April, 2021

Book Excerpt: 'India's Power Elite' By Sanjaya Baru

Sanjaya Baru

In his new book, Sanjaya Baru deconstructs the morphology of the Indian power elite-comprising remnants of a feudal gentry, kulaks, a metropolitan business class, the civil services and a cultural elite of opinion-makers.

19 April, 2021

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tests Positive For Covid-19, Hospitalised

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The veteran Congress leader has been admitted to AIIMS, New Delhi.

19 April, 2021

Harsh Vardhan Slams Manmohan Singh Over His Letter To PM Modi, Says Congress Raising Doubts About Vaccines

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Manmohan Singh on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Modi suggesting five measures to battle the Covid-19 crisis.

18 April, 2021

Need To Ramp Up Vaccination Effort To Battle Covid-19: Manmohan Singh Writes To PM Modi

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Manmohan Singh, in his letter, suggested five measures to battle the Covid-19 crisis, including boosting the supply of medicines and to let states define frontline workers

26 March, 2021

Manmohan Singh Urges People To 'Vote Wisely' In A Video Message Ahead Of Polls In Assam

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'You must vote for a government that will put Assam once again on the path of peace and development,' he said.

02 March, 2021

BJP’s ‘Ill-Considered Demonetisation Decision’ Has Resulted In High Unemployment: Manmohan Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Manmohan Singh also said that the country’s informal sector ‘is in shambles’

06 January, 2021

Modi ‘Earned’ PM’s Post, Manmohan Was ‘Appointed’: Pranab Mukherjee In Memoirs


The decisive mandate that the BJP received in the 2014 and 2019 general elections indicated voters' preference for political stability, Pranab Mukherjee wrote in his memoir.

11 December, 2020

Pranab Mukherjee Book Blames Sonia, Manmohan For 2014 Poll Loss


Book also says Modi seemed to have employed a rather autocratic style of governance during his first term

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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