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Ex PM Dr Manmohan Admitted to AIIMS,PM Modi Wished Speedy Recovery

(New Delhi)Ex PM Dr Manmohan Admitted to AIIMS,PM Modi Wished Speedy Recovery 

Dr Manmohan Singh was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences  on Wednesday evening after he complained of weakness following a fever.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh, a speedy recovery.

Modi tweeted, “I pray for the good health and speedy recovery of Dr. Manmohan Singh Ji.” 
Earlier, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya visited the former prime minister and enquired about his health from the doctors treating him.

Dr Manmohan Singh Slams Govt over DA Freeze

(New Delhi) Dr Manmohan Singh Slams Govt over DA Freeze
Former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh has slammed the government over freezing of dearness allowance, asserting that it was not necessary at this stage to impose hardships on government servants and armed forces personnel.
The finance ministry on Thursday froze inflation-linked allowance for 50 lakh central government employees and 61 lakh pensioners till June 2021 due to the COVID-19 crisis. However, DA and dearness relief (DR) at current rates will continue to be paid,
Former Union minister Manish Tewari said the first thing the government should have done before cutting allowances, salaries, etc. was to set up an expenditure rationalisation commission.

Dr Manmohan Singh Goes on Sick Leave From Rajya Sabha

(New Delhi)Dr Manmohan Singh Goes on Sick Leave From Rajya Sabha
Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh sought leave from Rajya Sabha citing ill health, which has been granted by the House.
This was mentioned by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu in the House on Monday.
He further said the former prime minister has requested for grant of leave of absence from March 19.
The House later approved the leave.
The Rajya Sabha will be adjourned sine die on Monday in view of the coronavirus outbreak, Naidu announced in the House. The Budget Session was scheduled to continue till April 3.

Dr Manmohan May Attend Kartarpur Ceremony as Common Man

(Islamabad,Pak)Dr Manmohan Singh May Attend Kartarpur Ceremony on November 9 as Common Man
As per Dawn Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told reporters in his home town Multan on Saturday that Singh has accepted his invitation and would attend the scheduled opening as a common man rather than as a special guest
The proposed corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims, who will have to just obtain a permit to visit Kartarpur Sahib, which was established in 1522 by Guru Nanak Dev.
Pakistan is building the corridor from the Indian border to the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, while the other part from Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district up to the border will be constructed by India.
Qureshi said Prime Minister Imran Khan would inaugurate Pakistan’s part of the corridor, facilitating pilgrimage of 5,000 Indian Sikhs everyday to their holy place.

Dr Manmohan Singh’s SPG Cover Withdrawn

[New Delhi,]Dr Manmohan Singh’s SPG Cover Withdrawn
Dr Singh, who was India’s prime minister from 2004 and 2014, will continue to enjoy Z plus security cover — one of the highest — to be given by one of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), preferably by the CRPF
As per Home Ministry “The current security cover review is a periodical and professional exercise based on threat perception that is purely based on professional assessment by security agencies.
The decision to withdraw the security provided by the Special Protection Group (SPG), the country’s highest grade of protection, was taken after a three-month review involving the Cabinet Secretariat and the Ministry of Home Affairs with inputs from various intelligence agencies.
With the removal of SPG cover from Singh, the top notch security cover will now be given by the SPG only to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Gandhis — Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka.

Rahul Makes Dr Manmohan,Chairman Of Cong’s Drafting Committee

Rahul Makes Dr Manmohan,Chairman Of Cong’s Drafting Committee

Rahul Makes Dr Manmohan,Chairman Of Cong’s Drafting Committee

[New Delhi] Rahul Makes Dr Manmohan Chairman Of Cong’s Drafting Committee
Congress Top Brass Rahul Gandhi today constituted an
organising committee,
a drafting committee and
its four sub-groups, and
a constitution amendment committee
for the party’s upcoming plenary session to be held here from March 16 to 18.In which maximum Stalwarts are adjusted
Former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh is chairman of the drafting committee and
Mukul Wasnik its convener,
AICC treasurer Motilal Vora is chairman of the organising committee and
party general secretary Oscar Fernandes its convener,
The constitution amendment committee will have senior party leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Janardan Dwivedi as its chairman and convener, with 10 other senior leaders, including Ahmed Patel, P Chidambaram, Mallikarjun Kharge and Kapil Sibal, as its members.
The drafting committee has 44 other senior party leaders as its members. It also has four sub-groups on political, economic affairs, international affairs and agriculture and employment.
While A K Antony will be the chairman of the political sub-group and Selja its convener, Chidambaram has been made chairman of the economic affairs sub-group with Jairam Ramesh as its convener and Anand Sharma the head the international affairs sub-group with Jyotiraditya Scndia as its convener.
Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will be the chairman of the sub-group on agriculture, employment and poverty alleviation, with Meenakshi Natarajan as convener.
This will be the Congress’ first plenary session under the presidentship of Rahul Gandhi, after he took over the reigns of the party from his mother Sonia Gandhi in December last year.

PM Modi Greet Ex PM Dr Kohli On His B’Day

[New Delhi]PM Modi Greet Ex PM Dr Kohli On His B’Day
Prime Minister Of India Narendra Modi ‏
Wishes Long And Healthy Life For Dr Manmohan Singh
PM Modi Tweeted
“Warm birthday wishes to Dr. Manmohan Singh ji.
May God bless him with a long and healthy life”.

Congress Leaders Sought&Got Bail In National Herald Fraud case:Next Date 20th Fef

[New Delhi]Congress Leaders Get Unconditional Bail In National Herald Fraud case Next hearing date is at 2 PM on February 20, of next year.
Congress President Smt Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul today sought and got bail in the National Herald case after a local court rejected complainant Subramanian Swamy’s opposition to the relief for them on the ground they are influential and can flee the country.
Amidst media hype and hoopla and tight security, Sonia and Rahul and three other accused Motilal Vora, Oscar Fernandes and Suman Dubey appeared before Metropolitan Magistrate Lovleen in the Patiala House courts complex in the heart of the capital in pursuance of the summons issued to them on Dec 8.
The case is based on a private criminal complaint lodged by Swamy against them of cheating, conspiracy and criminal breach of trust.
“The accused are reputed persons having deep political grassroots and there is no apprehension that they will flee,” the Magistrate noted while granting them bail on furnishing personal bond of Rs.50,000 each and one surety. He posted the case for further hearing at 2 PM on February 20, next year.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stood surety for Sonia, while Priyanka Vadra gave surety for her brother Rahul.
A K Antony stood surety for Fernandes and Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ajay Maken for the other accused. Sam Pitroda, yet another accused, was granted exemption from personal appearance today on medical grounds.
In his reaction, Swamy said all their claims that they would not seek bail proved false. “They said they will not take bail. What happened now,”Where as Congress Reitereted Previous Allegation Calling It Political VENDETTA

Ex PM Dr Manmohan Singh Says He Went By Coal secretary

[New Delhi]Ex PM Dr Manmohan Singh Says He Went By Coal Secretary
Ex PM Told To CBI That Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s request for allocation of Talabira-II coal block to HINDALCO was approved by him on the advice of then Coal Secretary PC Parakh and examined by PMO officials, .He said Patnaik’s letter requesting a review of refusal to allocate the coal block to Kumar Mangalam Birla’s HINDALCO had led to the “re-opening” of the issue.
During the probe into the alleged scam in Talabira-II coal-block allocation, Singh was asked by CBI, “When the letter dated August 17, 2005 of Naveen Patnaik addressed to you as PM had only requested to provide required coal linkage for the important project of M/s HINDALCO, which was already allocated, why did you approve the accommodation of HINDALCO in the share of coal in Talabira-II coal block.”
Responding to the query, Singh said, “This letter of CM of Odisha also mentioned about the allocation of Talabira-II coal block to M/s HINDALCO Industries Ltd. This was required to be looked into by the Ministry of Coal.

Tight Lipped Dr Mannmohan Singh Moves Supreme Court In Coal Block Allocations

[New Delhi]Tight Lipped Dr Mannmohan Singh,Moves Supreme Court In Coal Block Allocations
Mr Clean former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has been summoned as accused by a Lower court in coal scam case.
Which Has Angered And United Congress Party.
Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh Moves Supreme Court against trial court order summoning him as accused in a coal block allocation case
Another Party In This case Kumar Mangalam Birla also moves SC against trial court order summoning him as accused in a coal block allocation case.
Former Prime Minister Singh is said to have been examined on 27 January by CBI in the coal block allocation case relating to Hindalco but neither he nor the agency confirm it.
Earlier Smt Sonia Gandhi Led Angered Congress Has Marched In Support Of Ex PM Dr Manmohan Singh And Expressed Solidarity
Smt Gandhi along with top Cong leaders marched towards Dr Manmohan Singh’s residence to express solidarity with the former PM.
Congress leaders led by Smt Sonia Gandhi marched from the AICC headquarters to the residence of Dr Singh
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