a. People remember how bold Dr. Manmohan Singh was to put his government on the line for the nuclear agreement with the USA. He felt that such an agreement with USA was necessary and only then will India get the diplomatic advantage. People may disagree with this view. But there is no doubt that Dr. Manmohan Singh showed courage to enforce his view and got the agreement approved in parliament. However after 2009, Dr.Manmohan Singh was not given a free hand.