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Mani Shankar Aiyar's remarks on Savarkar baseless: Grandson

Mani Shankar Aiyar’s remarks on Savarkar baseless: Grandson

Ranjit Savarkar, grandson of V D Savarkar, said Mani Shankar Aiyar’s remarks were baseless as the late freedom fighter never accepted the two-nation theory, which led to the creation of Pakistan in 1947.

Ready to face any punishment if Congress suffers any damage in Gujarat elections: Aiyar

Jinnah portrait row: In Pakistan, Mani Shankar Aiyar says first proponent of two nation theory was Savarkar

“During Gujarat elections, we saw how dinner meetings with topmost Pakistan officials were held to defeat BJP and now mutual love for Tipu Sultan and Jinnah,” BJP President Amit Shah said.

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Delhi Confidential: Surprise Visit

Two-and-a-half months after he was suspended from primary membership of Congress party, Mani Shankar Aiyar was spotted at the AICC headquarters on Friday.

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Top Bulletin: Asaduddin Owaisi’s ‘Muslim soldiers’ remark, Mani Shankar Aiyar’s ‘Pakistan love’ remark and many more

From Asaduddin Owaisi’s ‘Muslim soldiers’ remark to Mani Shankar Aiyar’s ‘Pakistan love’ remark, here are the top bulletins

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

Congress distances itself from Mani Shankar Aiyar’s ‘Pakistan love’ remark

Aiyar, who is in Karachi to attend a literature festival, on Tuesday said he receives “much more hatred in India” than the love showered on him by people in Pakistan. He also claimed that people applaud him in Pakistan because he talks of peace.

Mani Shankar Aiyar's remarks on Savarkar baseless: Grandson

Mani Shankar Aiyar: ‘I receive much more hatred in India than the love I receive in Pakistan’

Mani Shankar Aiyar also called for “uninterrupted and uninterruptible” talks between India and Pakistan to resolve longstanding issues. Pakistani news channel Geo News TV quoted him as saying that he regrets that New Delhi doesn’t reciprocate Islamabad’s push to resolve issues through dialogue.

Delhi Confidential: Visiting Neighbours

Aiyar, who was once the consul general in Karachi, has fond memories of the city and has many friends and admirers there, and is apparently, a toast of the Pakistan’s literary circuit.

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Rahul Gandhi’s temple visits is not communalism: Mani Shankar Aiyar

“If Rahul Gandhi regards himself and his family members as ‘Shiv Bhakts’ (devotees of Lord Shiva), what is wrong in that?” Aiyar said. “Can this be held as communalism? And the party which is propagating communalism is the saffron party (BJP),” he told

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BJP leader moves court seeking sedition case against Mani Shankar Aiyar

The plea by Agrawal, who contested the last Lok Sabha election against Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli, said the meeting was held at the south Delhi residence of Aiyar which was attended among others by Pakistan’s High Commissioner and an ex-foreign minister of that country

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Mani Shankar Aiyar ignores question on Gujarat by reporter

The senior Congress leader who made healdines for his ‘neech’ remark against the prime minister was approached in Kolkata by a reporter.

Congress backing JD(S) to keep BJP out of power: M Veerappa Moily

Gujarat assembly election results: Aiyar, Sibal statements may have undone Rahul Gandhi’s gains, says Veerappa Moily

“Some of our leaders also should restrain themselves, particularly on the eve of the elections and during the elections. One should be very careful.”

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Congress would’ve won Gujarat had some people not said wrong things: Farooq Abdullah targets Mani Shankar Aiyar over ‘neech’ remark

The Congress had to face a lot of criticism after Aiyar termed PM Modi as ‘neech’ (low-born) and said he was not civilised enough and should refrain from practising “dirty politics”.

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When Mani Shankar Aiyar’s ‘neech’ taunt reaches a Gujarat village

Away from prime time news and its fulminating anchors, news that Aiyar called PM Modi a ‘neech aadmi’ (low life) has finally reached Chhapi

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Talk was on Pakistan ties, say three of Mani Shankar Aiyar’s dinner guests

Chinmaya Gharekhan, a former special envoy of the Prime Minister on west Asia from 2005 to 2009, said: “I can say that there was absolutely no mention, let alone discussion, of Gujarat or any other domestic political issue, Indian or Pakistani.”

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Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Pakistan for ‘sermon’ on elections, says India is proud of its democracy

The Law Minister was retorting to Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal’s remarks, who said India should stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate and win polls on own strength