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Emergency led to an atmosphere of fear: Manmohan

(New Delhi, Aug 18, 2014) The Emergency came as a surprise to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who saw an atmosphere of fear in the country during which there were many “arbitrary arrests and detentions”, says a new book on him by his daughter. 472 more words

Books

Manmohan Singh joined pre-medical course, backed out: Daughter

(New Delhi, Aug 17, 2014) Manmohan Singh had joined a pre-medical course as his father wanted him to become a doctor but pulled out after a couple of months, losing interest in the subject, according to a book on the former prime minister by his daughter. 762 more words

Books

Why NaMo shouldn't take media on foreign trips

As Indian journalists come to terms with a Narendra Modi dispensation that doesn’t want to court them or take them on foreign junkets, K.P. Nayar… 495 more words

Churumuri

Manmohan years still most peaceful despite riots uptick in 2012/13

In a pointed analysis on Scroll.in using data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Shivam Vij shows that the rate of rioting in India (per 100,000 population) has fallen continuously since 1992, reaching a plateau around 2003 and remaining pretty much constant since then. 343 more words

Measuring Up

From the PM – in 140 characters!

Nearly two decades ago, as a member of the Pune working journalists union, I remember an occasion during one of our usual protests over something or the other, we had gathered outside the Pune Union of Working Journalists (PUWJ) office, which was then opposite the Congress Bhavan, near Bal Gandharva Rangmandir. 778 more words

Maharashtra Herald

Guess who's back, back again!

Hey there!

Was flipping through the news channels and all of a sudden i stopped to see that Natwar singh is back in the news. Natwar Singh, who served as the external affairs minister in UPA-I under the PM Manmohan singh is in the news for his autobiography “one life is not enough” which is scheduled to reach markets very soon. 282 more words

Satire!