Manish Tewari

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Congress stages walkout in Lok Sabha over electoral bonds

21 Nov 2019

Congress stages walkout in Lok Sabha over electoral bonds

Members of Parliament (MPs) of the Congress party staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha on Thursday over the issue of electoral bonds. The party also protested the privatization of public sector units (PSUs).

Manmohan Singh says Congress not against Savarkar, only 'Hindutva ideology'

18 Oct 2019

Manmohan Singh says Congress not against Savarkar, only 'Hindutva ideology'

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday criticized the Maharashtra BJP for proposing a Bharat Ratna for Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, famously known as Veer Savarkar.

#Article370Scrapped: How is J&K internal matter, asks Congress; commits blunder

06 Aug 2019

#Article370Scrapped: How is J&K internal matter, asks Congress; commits blunder

In what qualifies as one of the biggest gaffes of Congress in recent days, their Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday asked how was Jammu and Kashmir India's "internal matter" when the issue was being monitored by the UN.

Modi didn't ask Trump for mediation, says EAM in Parliament

23 Jul 2019

Modi didn't ask Trump for mediation, says EAM in Parliament

US President Donald Trump's statement on Kashmir dispute created a furor in India, prompting Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar to clarify Centre's stand in the Parliament.

Congress names Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as leader in Lok Sabha

18 Jun 2019

Congress names Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as leader in Lok Sabha

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections spelled trouble for Congress as the party failed to improve its previous tally of 44. Despite five years of BJP rule, Congress won only 52 seats, casting doubts on the leadership of Rahul Gandhi.

GST anniversary: "Gamechanger" or "surgical strike"? Top leaders speak up

01 Jul 2018

GST anniversary: "Gamechanger" or "surgical strike"? Top leaders speak up

One year ago on this day, the country's tax regime underwent a drastic overhaul with the launch of the never-seen-before-in-India Goods and Services Tax (GST).

'Why'll Modi react if dog dies?': Muthalik on Lankesh murder

18 Jun 2018

'Why'll Modi react if dog dies?': Muthalik on Lankesh murder

In extremely controversial comments, Pramod Muthalik, chief of the right wing group Sri Ram Sene, ended up comparing slain journalist Gauri Lankesh to a dog.

Congress has hired Cambridge Analytica for 2019 polls, BJP alleges

21 Mar 2018

Congress has hired Cambridge Analytica for 2019 polls, BJP alleges

Information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad alleged that Congress has roped in Cambridge Analytica (CA), UK-based data analytics firm, for strategizing for the 2019 parliamentary elections.

Lok Sabha passes bill making instant triple-talaq a criminal offense

28 Dec 2017

Lok Sabha passes bill making instant triple-talaq a criminal offense

Months after the Supreme Court banned "Triple Talaq", the Lok Sabha has passed a bill criminalizing the instant Islamic divorce.

The woman who awakened Congress' sleeping social media cell

12 Oct 2017

The woman who awakened Congress' sleeping social media cell

Till a few months ago, the Congress was struggling to maintain a positive image. Amid a string of electoral defeats, it was far from easy.

Not ready to back down yet, Sinha attacks government again

06 Oct 2017

Not ready to back down yet, Sinha attacks government again

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha continued his attacks on the government while sharing the dais with AAP's Arvind Kejriwal and Congress leader Manish Tewari at the release of the latter's book "Tidings of Troubled Times."

SB Deo now vice-chief of Air Staff

03 Jan 2017

SB Deo now vice-chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal SB Deo on Monday took over from Air Marshal BS Dhanoa as vice-chief of Air Staff.

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi to lead Eastern Command

01 Jan 2017

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi to lead Eastern Command

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi stated that he would continue leading the Army's Eastern Command with "full professional sincerity" and had no intention of resigning.

Bipin Rawat, Birender Dhanoa appointed as Army and AirForce chief

31 Dec 2016

Bipin Rawat, Birender Dhanoa appointed as Army and AirForce chief

Lt General Bipin Rawat was appointed the 26th Army Chief of India replacing General Dalbir Singh Suhag.

Lieutenant General Rawat's efficiency in the Congo

19 Dec 2016

Lieutenant General Rawat's efficiency in the Congo

In August 2008, Lt. General Bipin Rawat was sent to the Congo to command the Indian Army's deployment.

Government announces new army, air force, security chief

18 Dec 2016

Government announces new army, air force, security chief

The government announced the names of the new air force and army chief, while also listing the new heads for India's security agencies.

NCP's Praful Patel blames Congress for its downfall

13 Sep 2016

NCP's Praful Patel blames Congress for its downfall

NCP's Praful Patel lashed out at senior Congress leader and former Maharashtra CM, Prithviraj Chavan, for NCP's debacle in the assembly elections of 2014.