Manish Tewari

BJP govt's decisions have hit 25 crore households, widened divide between rich and the poor: Congress

While the number of billionaires in India increased from 100 to 142 in these years, the income of those in the lower strata has been decreasing day by day, Manish Tewari said.

published on : 1st August 2022

'Rashtrapatni' row: Congress' Manish Tewari downplays the 'gender' issue; Trinamool attacks BJP

A major political row broke out on Thursday over the 'rashtrapatni' remark by the Congress leader in the Lok Sabha with the BJP launching an all-out offensive against the opposition party.

published on : 30th July 2022

Parliamentarians must introspect whether disruption is 'legitimate tactic': Manish Tewari

He, however, said it is the responsibility of the government to run the House, and putting the blame for frequent adjournments on the Congress is both 'unfortunate and opportunistic'.

published on : 25th July 2022

Only one thing happens in trying to put lion on a leash - the leash breaks, tweets Tewari

The remark comes days after Tewari took a divergent view than the party's line on the Agnipath scheme issue.

published on : 13th July 2022

Congress MP Manish Tewari refuses to sign Opposition letter seeking 'Agnipath' rethink in Defence panel meet

Sources said Tewari, who has publicly lauded the Agnipath scheme and termed it as a much-needed reform in the armed forces, has taken a stand contrary to that taken by his party.

published on : 11th July 2022

After Manish Tewari, Pramod Krishnan episodes, Congress netas to receive advice on party line

The grand old party has decided that a communication advisory will be issued to senior leaders to inform the party line on critical issues.

published on : 1st July 2022

'Agnipath scheme reform in right direction': Congress' Manish Tewari deviates from party line

The remarks are at variance with his party, which has criticised the government over the scheme and has demanded that it should be kept in abeyance.

published on : 16th June 2022

Rajya Sabha has failed to fulfil its principal objective of championing states' rights: Manish Tewari

The Rajya Sabha nominations are currently on to fill up 57 vacancies in 15 states and the election will be held on June 10.

published on : 31st May 2022

Nuclear weapons meant to deter, says Lt Gen Prakash Menon

Former Union Information and Broadcasting Minister and current Lok Sabha Member Manish Tewari said that data protection regimes in India are non-existent.

published on : 6th May 2022

Ukraine evacuation: Making students chant slogans favouring government self-defeating spectacle, says Manish Tewari

India has a long history of conducting such evacuations and it has conducted 23 such evacuations since 1962-63, including from Burma, Kuwait, Lebanon and Libya, Tewari said.

published on : 5th April 2022

Need for institutionalised dialogue with Pakistan on nuclear issues: Manish Tewari

The Lok Sabha member from Anandpur Sahib said the incident makes a strong case for an institutionalised dialogue with Pakistan on nuclear issues.

published on : 29th March 2022

Should MPs' 10-seat quota in central schools end? Government to discuss issue with parties

The issue was first raised by Congress MP Manish Tewari who said the 10 seats quota for the MPs is inadequate as they receive a lot of requests for recommendations for central schools seats.

published on : 21st March 2022

'Adopt model of collective, inclusive leadership': G-23 to Congress top brass as Sonia suggests changes

The G-23 statement also demanded that the party leadership initiate talks with like-minded forces to build a credible alternative ahead of the next Lok Sabha polls in 2024.

published on : 17th March 2022

AAP invited me for Mann's swearing-in, Congress didn't call for Channi's oath-taking: Manish Tewari

Mann was sworn in as the chief minister of Punjab at a simple ceremony at Khatkar Kalan, the native village of freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

published on : 16th March 2022

Congress faces heat after state polls debacle as G23 leaders push for top leadership change

The G23 leaders, considered dissidents by those close to Rahul Gandhi, met on Friday at the residence of former Union minister Ghulam Nabi Azad in New Delhi.

published on : 12th March 2022

NEET deeply flawed, only 80K seats for 8 lakh eligible students: Manish Tewari at ThinkEdu 2022

Tewari noted that ever since NEET was introduced, private medical college fees had gone up by 600 per cent in 2020

published on : 9th March 2022

Parliament dumbed down to MPs discussing local issues instead of national security matters: Congress MP

Manish Tewari said Parliament has been dumbed down to people articulating constituency-level issues that are in the domain of municipal bodies and state legislatures.

published on : 6th March 2022

They are nowhere to be seen when kids are stuck in Ukraine: Tewari attacks Congress

He also questioned where were Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, state Congress chief Navjot Sidhu, former state unit chief Sunil Jakhar and AICC incharge Punjab affairs Harish Chaudhary.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Beyond pathetic: Congress MP Manish Tewari on ministers receiving students from Ukraine

Manish Tewari criticised the move of the government where ministers are receiving students at airports who have been evacuated from the war zone of Ukraine.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Book review | '10 flash points 20 years' is a saga of India’s security

Rich insights into 10 developments—from nuclear tests to reorganisation of Jammu & Kashmir—that shaped the nation

published on : 20th February 2022
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