Mar 16, 2014

Singh: missing for a decade

by Ramesh Thakur

It would be interesting to know just what Prime Minister Manmohan Singh — in office for a decade but rarely in power during that time — thinks the job requires beyond being a sycophant toward the first family.

Dec 11, 2013

Japan's future path with India

The Abe administration appears inclined to use Japan's relationship with India for expediency — as a means of checking China — when it should be cultivating longer-range cooperative ties.

India's Singh meets Putin with nuclear deal in doubt

Oct 21, 2013

India's Singh meets Putin with nuclear deal in doubt

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday amid signs the two giants had failed to reach a breakthrough on a long-delayed nuclear power deal. Singh is using one of his last major foreign trips as prime minister before general ...

Congress' Rahul Gandhi blasts Singh on decree plan

Sep 29, 2013

Congress' Rahul Gandhi blasts Singh on decree plan

Ruling Congress party scion Rahul Gandhi’s blistering rejection of a government decree to protect convicted lawmakers has made it uncertain whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh can continue in office, opposition and media said Saturday. Gandhi, the No. 2 in the Congress hierarchy, turned on ...

Singh tones down hopes for Pakistani premier talks

Sep 28, 2013

Singh tones down hopes for Pakistani premier talks

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday toned down expectations for a planned meeting with Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif on Sunday at the United Nations, saying Pakistan remains an “epicenter of terrorism.” Singh, making what will likely be a farewell visit to the White ...

| Jul 21, 2013

Indians fight to exercise new rights

by Rama Lakshmi

Three years ago, a group of parents in a remote tribal hamlet in India handed local officials a petition demanding a new school. Their children had to walk nearly 3 km through farmland, forest and creeks to reach the closest public school, although, they ...