Mani Shankar Aiyar: News

29 May 2024

Congress Party

Chinese 'allegedly invaded' India in 1962: Mani Shankar sparks row

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has sparked a new political controversy by saying that China "allegedly invaded" India in 1962.

13 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Will make Pakistan wear bangles...': PM attacks 'coward' opposition

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out at the Congress-led opposition bloc—the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance—calling its leaders "cowards" who were "scared of Pakistan's nuclear power."

11 May 2024

Narendra Modi

PM Modi reacts to Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'respect Pakistan' remark

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has come under fire from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for remarks he made regarding Pakistan's nuclear capability.

10 May 2024

Narendra Modi

Congress distances itself from Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'respect Pakistan' remark

The Congress has distanced itself from the controversial comments made by senior party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar to "respect Pakistan" and "talk to them."

10 May 2024

Rajeev Chandrasekhar

'Respect Pakistan or they'll drop bomb...': Mani Shankar's warning

Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar recent remarks, in which he advocated for a dialogue with Pakistan, have triggered yet another controversy amid the Lok Sabha elections.

28 Jan 2020

Delhi High Court

They will rape sisters/daughters: BJP MP on Shaheen Bagh protestors

With election season reaching its peak in Delhi, controversial statements have become the order of the day.

15 Jan 2020

Shashi Tharoor

Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'qatil' remark at Shaheen Bagh sparks row

Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has a penchant for landing in news. And ironically, his words help his political rival, the BJP, reap electoral benefits.

15 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Aiyar calls PM Modi 'coward'; tells reporters to f*&k off

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has found himself in the midst of a controversy following his outburst in front of journalists.

14 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Why Congress doesn't need elitism of Sam Pitroda and Aiyar

Politics is all about connecting with people. Voters want to see their reflection in their representatives. If they fail to strike a chord, how will they raise important issues?

11 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

In Rahul's presence, Congress leader says Modi looks like "terrorist"

Stoking up a major controversy, Congress leader Vijayashanti said in Telangana that Prime Minister Narendra Modi "looked like a terrorist".

13 Sep 2018


Despite row, Sanjay Nirupam says calling Modi 'illiterate' wasn't undignified

Remarks of Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam about Prime Minister Narendra Modi have sparked a row, but the former isn't apologetic about it.

20 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Nation pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on 74th birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi today led the nation in paying homage to former premier Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary.

10 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi's "Pakistan involved in elections" remark based on informal-sources: RTI

Almost six months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi hinted at Pakistan's involvement in the Gujarat assembly elections, an RTI reply has revealed his claim was based on informal sources.

09 May 2018

Pakistan News

Jinnah's portrait should be removed from AMU: BJP leader Kalraj

Former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra today said that the portrait of Mohammed Ali Jinnah should be removed from the Aligarh Muslim University as the Pakistan founder symbolizes Partition of India.

08 May 2018


Amit Shah lists Congress's failures, BJP's achievements ahead of Karnataka-elections

BJP President Amit Shah spoke about issues concerning poll-bound Karnataka in an interview to Hindustan Times and said his party will win an absolute majority.

12 Feb 2018


Mani Shankar Aiyar: I am proud of Pakistan

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has sparked controversy yet again by saying that dialogue as a solution to the India-Pakistan issue has been accepted by Pakistan, but not by India.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Govt. introduces five bills amidst Congress disruption in Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the second day today after Congress members made a ruckus over insinuations made by PM Modi against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

15 Dec 2017


BJP releases Rahul Gandhi-Jayanti Natarajan emails, questions Manmohan Singh's authority

PM Narendra Modi, at a recent function paying tribute to Parliament attack martyrs, exchanged a frosty hand-shake with former PM Manmohan Singh. Later, Singh released a video message demanding an apology.

11 Dec 2017


Mani Shankar Aiyar's dinner attended by former army chief, ex-diplomats

The Gujarat elections' slugfest has veered in a different direction after Congress's Mani Shankar Aiyar called PM Narendra Modi a "neech" (low-life) person.

10 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Modi alleges "secret meeting" between Aiyar and Pakistan officials

Ahead of the second phase of polling in the Gujarat elections, PM Narendra Modi has upped the ante against the Congress.

08 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Mani Shankar Aiyar suspended, Jaitley says it's a "strategic" move

Following senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's rant calling PM Narendra Modi a "neech" (low-life) person, Congress showed him the door.

07 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

After "chaiwala," motormouth Mani Shankar now calls PM Modi "neech"

Congress's Mani Shankar Aiyar does it again. Launching a personal attack, he called PM Modi a "neech aadmi" (low-life person) even as the crucial Gujarat polls are right around the corner.

04 Dec 2017


Rahul's elevation: PM Modi congratulates Congress on its "Aurangzeb Raj"

Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination for Congress president today, amid high drama.