Former prime minister Manmohan Singh comes across as having a kind of impassive integrity, the New York Times said in its review.
Manmohan Singh Says 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Could Have Been Avoided If Narasimha Rao Had Paid Heed to IK Gujral's Advice
Manmohan Singh made the remarks at an event to mark the 100th birth anniversary of former prime minister IK Gujaral.
Indian economy needs to grow at 8-9% per year to fulfil people’s aspirations. Root cause for slowdown is Modi government's distrust of businessmen, says Singh.
The former Prime Minister said the government’s apathy was affecting the aspirations and future of Indians.
“It was in Rajan’s time as Governor of the RBI that loans were given just based on phone calls from crony leaders," she said.
Why Manmohan Singh Said Modi Govt Should Have Consulted States Before Imposing Additional Terms On The Finance Commission
For cooperative federalism to work, states need to be consulted otherwise there may be a feeling that the Modi government is trying to rob the states of their due resource allotment through the finance commission, he said.
“It is clear reflection that the economy is not just slowing down, but has come to a grinding halt," Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar Shaw said.
He called the state of economy 'deeply worrying'.
Singh will continue to get Z plus security cover given by one of the CAPFs, preferably the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), officials said.
The former Prime Minister also claimed in an exclusive interview with PTI that demonetisation was the "biggest scam" in independent India.