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Mani Shankar Aiyar

Politics, Pakistan were the two fatal attractions of Aiyar’s life

Do we really believe all Pakistanis are jihadis

24 Sep 2023 12:00 AM

Book Excerpt | Aiyar’s pink curiosities very nearly cost him his diplomatic career

Excerpt from Mani Shankar Aiyar’s 'Memoirs of a Maverick'

27 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Dynastic politics in India: Long live our democracy!

Except for the CPI(M) and the BJP, every political party in India has a dynastic line of succession, or more aptly inheritance

20 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Book Review | Account of Nehru’s vision well compiled, deficiently clarified

In the Introduction, the author-compilers say Nehru’s vaulting vision was in practice tempered by the 'more mundane world of politics'

26 Dec 2021 1:21 AM

Mani Shankar Aiyar likens Kashmir to Palestine, stirs storm

“Wish you all on Id, specially my brothers and sisters in Kashmir who are under massive restrictions and troubles,” Ms Gandhi Vadra tweeted.

13 Aug 2019 5:54 AM


A ‘non-Gandhi’ can be party chief, says Mani Shankar

Rahul had offered to quit as the party chief during the May 25 meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC).

24 Jun 2019 9:54 AM

Non-Gandhi can be Cong chief but Gandhi family must remain active: Mani Shankar Aiyar

The BJP's objective is to have a 'Gandhi-mukt Congress' so as to have a 'Congress-mukt Bharat', he claimed.

23 Jun 2019 6:35 PM

Cong task Mani Shankar Aiyar, Sam Pitroda to take poll defeat blame: Modi

Pitroda faced the wrath of Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his 'hua to hua' remarks on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

15 May 2019 3:07 PM

Mani Shankar Aiyar abuses reporters, says PM Modi a ‘coward’

Aiyar lost his temper at TV reporters who questioned him over an article he wrote, recalling a slur he directed at PM in 2017.

15 May 2019 10:37 AM

Aiyar does it again, calls PM ‘most foul-mouthed’

Aiyar is no stranger to controversy. He infamously used the “chaiwala” remark in 2014 against Mr Modi.

15 May 2019 5:47 AM


Let's fight brutally on ideology, not use hatred and violence: Rahul

His remarks come after an acrimonious exchange between political parties and leaders throughout the election campaign.

14 May 2019 4:27 PM

'Main ullu nahi hoon': Mani Shankar stands by 'neech aadmi' jibe for PM

In the run-up to 2017 Gujarat Assembly polls, Aiyar had referred Modi as 'neech aadmi', a remark that cost his party heavily in the state.

14 May 2019 11:47 AM

Of Kamal Nath’s temple visits & Aiyar’s silence

Senior BJP leaders and workers have failed to observe the solemnity of the occasion.

26 Aug 2018 12:09 AM

Rahul Gandhi says I'm love and now his love Mani Shankar Aiyar is back: BJP

Rahul Gandhi revoked Mani Shankar Aiyar's suspension from Congress on Saturday on the recommendation of its central disciplinary committee.

20 Aug 2018 11:30 AM

Never thought CM who compared Muslims with puppy can be PM: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Aiyar was suspended from primary membership of Congress in December 2017 after his 'neech' remark for PM Modi courted a major controversy.

11 Aug 2018 5:06 PM


Sedition case plea against Mani Shankar Aiyar transferred

Due to the the magistrate’s absense, the hearing has now been deferred to May 4.

08 Apr 2018 6:16 AM

Mani Shankar Aiyar says ‘I love Pakistan’, Congress MP wants him sacked

Remark amid India, Pak standoff over attack on Army, CRPF camp.

14 Feb 2018 1:12 AM

Rahul must expel Aiyar from Cong for his Pak remark: Cong leader

In a latest, Aiyar said that Pak wants cordial relations with India, but India is 'still caught in a partially 1947 situation'.

13 Feb 2018 6:35 PM

BJP draws mileage from pakoda remark, Opposition jibe

Both the leaders aired their views while participating in the discussion on the Motion of Thanks on President’s address in the Lok Sabha.

07 Feb 2018 3:05 AM

BJP questions Rahul’s silence over Cong leader’s ‘POT’ jibe at PM

Divya's swipe came after Modi's comment in a rally where he said farmers are his top priority; described 'TOP' as tomato, onion and potato.

05 Feb 2018 9:26 AM