Mani Shankar Aiyar

Congress has fielded two batsmen to take blame for poll defeat: PM Narendra Modi

In a veiled dig at Congress leaders Mani Shankar Aiyar and Sam Pitroda, Modi said they were tasked by the party to take the responsibility for the poor poll show.

published on : 15th May 2019

Congress ruled for decades with his 'mindset': PM Modi on Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'neech' remarks

Modi, at the rally, also slammed Congress leader Sam Pitroda over his 'hua to hua' remarks on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, saying it reflected the Congress's arrogance.

published on : 15th May 2019

Mani Shankar Aiyar abuses reporters, calls PM Modi a 'coward' 

Aiyar lost his temper at tv reporters who met him at the Punjab government guest house here and questioned him over an article he wrote, recalling a slur he directed at Modi in 2017.

published on : 15th May 2019

Congress rejects Mani Shankar Aiyar's remarks against Modi

Asked whether the party would take any action against Aiyar, Congress spokesperson Surjewala said an appropriate forum in the party will definitely look at it and take appropriate action.

published on : 14th May 2019

Alwar gang-rape: Prakash Javadekar demands Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot's resignation

On April 26, a woman was travelling with her husband on a motorcycle when the accused stopped them and took them to an isolated place off the road.

published on : 14th May 2019

'Stand by every word': Mani Shankar Aiyar defends his 'neech aadmi' jibe at PM Modi

Saying that he has no desire to argue on his remarks against Narendra Modi, the Congress leader also termed his December 2017 comment as 'prophetic'. 

published on : 14th May 2019

'Is it wrong to have faith in Allah for a Hindustani?' asks Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar​

Mani Shankar Aiyar said that question is not to whom the land where Babri Masjid once stood belongs, but whether Indian Muslims have a right to live in India with respect.

published on : 9th January 2019

No issues with former President Pranab Mukherjee attending RSS event: Shiv Sena

Pranab Mukherjee will address the Third Year Sangha Shiksha Varga, which is held annually at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur.

published on : 31st May 2018

Only way to resolve India- Pakistan issue is uninterruptible dialogue: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Aiyar stressed that ‘Kashmir’ and ‘India-directed terrorism’ are the two main issues that need to be dealt with. 

published on : 12th February 2018

Mani Shankar Aiyar secretly met Pakistan High Commissioner, says PM Narendra Modi at Gujarat poll rally

The PM also raised questions over the alleged appeal by former director general of the Pakistan Army, Sardar Arshad Rafiq, that senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel be made Gujarat chief minister.

published on : 10th December 2017

PM Modi must suspend himself for remarks against Congress leaders: Ajoy Kumar

Pointing out remarks made by other BJP leaders, Congress leader Ajoy Kumar cited objectionable remark by Tarun Vijay about south Indians and V.K. Singh equating a Dalit child with a dog in Ghaziabad.

published on : 8th December 2017

Ready for any punishment if Congress suffers in Gujarat polls because of my comments: Mani Shankar Aiyar

 Aiyar, who was suspended yesterday, said the Congress party had given him a lot and there was no future for India without the party.

published on : 8th December 2017

Congress suspends Mani Shankar Aiyar from primary membership over 'neech' remark about PM Modi

Aiyar has called Prime Minister a "neech aadmi" but apologised later when Rahul Gandhi tweeted that the Congress party does not endorse such language and expected an apology.

published on : 7th December 2017

Not a Hindi speaker, messed up in translation: Mani Shankar Aiyar on 'Neech' comment

Aiyar also said that he was an ordinary worker of Congress who hasn't even been asked to campaign in Gujarat and asked why there is such an uproar over his comment

published on : 7th December 2017

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar calls Modi 'neech aadmi' who does dirty politics

Aiyar attacked Modi after the latter accused the Congress of seeking votes in B R Ambedkar's but trying to erase his contribution to building India.

published on : 7th December 2017