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BJP slams Rahul for revoking Mani Shankar Aiyar’s suspension

The revocation of the suspension of Aiyar, Sambit Patra said, shows the “double speak” of Gandhi who often speaks of hugging and love while actually promotes people who abuse and hate PM Modi.

Rahul's love for Mani Shankar Aiyar is back: BJP reacts after senior Congress leader's suspension revoked

Addressing a press conference at the BJP headquarters, party spokesperson Sambit Patra questioned why Aiyar was taken back by the Congress, wondering if the party was incomplete without him.


Rahul Gandhi revokes Mani Shankar Aiyar's suspension from Congress' primary membership

Aiyar was suspended in December last year for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "neech kism ka aadmi" during the campaigning for Gujarat polls last year.

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.

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.

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.


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

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: '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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Politicos react to Pakistan's enquiry panel on Pathankot attack

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Reacting to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's decision to set up a joint investigation team to investigate the links of the Pathankot air base attackers with Pakistan, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has put the onus on the Indian Government to take the next step. Aiyar said if this is true then it is the first step but it is not the last step because we have been through this before. He added that a special court had also been set up at the time of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Srikant Sharma lauded Islamabad's initiative, saying the entire nation is upset over the Pathankot attack.

Appointment of VK Singh as Union Minister 'huge mistake': Congress

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Sunday said the appointment of VK Singh as the Union Minister was a huge mistake and it's good that the debate regarding appointment of Singh has surfaced again. He also said that Singh should be sacked, adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should sack him. Aiyar also stated that something unconstitutional must have happened on the night of alleged troop movement in 2012.


Pakistan’s reaction on Pathankot terror attack not different: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Saturday said Pakistan’s reaction is not very much different, adding that earlier Pakistan’s former prime minister Yusuf Gilani did the same thing after 26/11 attack and spoke to former prime minister Manmohan Singh, and now Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is also doing the same, after the Pathankot attack. He added that India has given them lot of evidences but Pakistan’s court is not treating those evidences with respect.