Mani Shankar Aiyar: News

28 Jan 2020

Shashi Tharoor

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

Telangana

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

India

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

Karnataka

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

India

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.

28 Dec 2017

India

Day after truce with government, Rahul takes swipe at Modi

After Congress's consistent clamoring for PM Modi's apology disrupted the Parliament, FM Arun Jaitley placated them by saying that Modi didn't mean to question ex-PM Singh's commitment to India.

27 Dec 2017

India

Jaitley: Modi didn't question Manmohan Singh's commitment to India

Finance minister Arun Jaitley tried to pacify Congress with a half-apology claiming that PM Modi didn't mean to question former PM Manmohan Singh's loyalty to India.

19 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

Winter session, Parliament Day 3: Protests continue

The ongoing winter session of Parliament has been rocked by protests. Congress is demanding that PM Modi apologize to former PM Manmohan Singh for alleging that the latter colluded with Pakistan to influence Gujarat polls.

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.

18 Dec 2017

India

BJP vs. Congress: Top 8 Gujarat Assembly Election controversies

With BJP leading in the Gujarat Assembly Elections, it looks like the party is heading for a victory in the state for the sixth consecutive time.

15 Dec 2017

India

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.

12 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Gujarat polls: Rahul says Congress confident of winning Gujarat polls

With Gujarat polls' second phase on December 14, today was Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi's last day of campaigning.

12 Dec 2017

India

Gujarat polls: Manmohan Singh lambasts PM Modi, seeks his apology

The usually restrained Manmohan Singh condemned PM Narendra Modi for spreading "falsehoods" and "canards." Condemning him of setting a "dangerous precedent," Singh asked Modi to apologize.

11 Dec 2017

Taliban

Gujarat polls: New controversy over Chidambaram's photo with Taliban leader

Before the second phase of Gujarat elections, Congress is facing a deluge of problems.

11 Dec 2017

India

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

India

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

BJP's Gaurav Bhatia: Sibal represented Sunni Waqf for Babri hearing

BJP's Gaurav Bhatia slammed Congress's Kapil Sibal for claiming that he didn't represent the Sunni Waqf Board during the Babri Masjid hearing.

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

India

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

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

22 Nov 2017

India

Congress red-faced after Yuva Desh's "chai-wala" meme mocks PM Modi

As Gujarat goes to polls next month, Congress has thrust itself into a new controversy.

30 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi

JD(U): Project Nitish as secular PM face for 2019

The JD(U) has asked all "secular forces" in the country to unite under the leadership of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, for the 2019 general elections.

21 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi

After BJP's UP victory, who will face Modi in 2019?

After the BJP's UP win, Rahul Gandhi reportedly met NCP chief Sharad Pawar to discuss who will take on PM Narendra Modi in 2019.

18 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi

Talks of grand alliance to counter BJP wave

Sources have stated that there may be talks of a possible 'mahagatbandhan' in an attempt to counter the BJP's resounding victory in Uttar Pradesh and growing electoral popularity in India.