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After Sidhu's wife, Manish Tewari stakes claim to Cong ticket from Chandigarh

In a letter to Pradeep Chhabra, president, Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee (CTCC), Tewari said, "I am interested in contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Chandigarh."

Seriously, Mr Tewari?

Congress spokesperson’s claim that Brahmins are persecuted is symptomatic of a larger Congress disconnect.

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Congress must protect interests of party workers to win in 2019: Manish Tewari

The senior Congress leader and national spokesperson of the party asserted that the secular and progressive forces of the country should also unite to save "the idea of India."

Question is about what kind of industrialists: Congress on PM Modi's remarks

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari also took objection to the Prime Minister’s remarks that Mahatma Gandhi never hesitated in staying with Birla family as his intentions were pure.

60,000 Indian youth detained along US-Mexico border: Manish Tewari

Expressing concern over the plight of these stranded youth, Tewari said their release has to be dealt at the level of the Ministry External Affairs and he had already raised the matter.

Economy aimless amid pretending, acting Finance Ministers: Congress

“The Finance Ministry has fallen between two stools.... You have an acting Finance Minister and you have a pretending Finance Minister. The acting one does not know whether he is acting, and the pretending one does not know whether he is pretending,” Manish Tewari alleged.

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Manish Tewari likens Pranab Mukherjee's morphed RSS image to Nazi propaganda

A day after Manish Tewari asked Mukherjee to explain why he chose to visit the RSS headquarters and deliver “homilies on nationalism” despite cautioning young Congressmen like him against the Sangh, the Congress leader said the Hindutva organisation would use the images in the furture if not today.

Bidders trying to buy Air India at lower price through pressure, says Manish Tewari

The government had last month come out with a detailed preliminary information memorandum, detailing plans to offload up to 76 per cent stake in Air India and transfer the management control to private players.

Congress leader Manish Tewari’s mother no more

Amrit Tewari was a nominated councillor of the Municipal Corporation from 2011-2016. She was emeritus professor, former dean and head of Oral Health Sciences Centre of PGIMER, Chandigarh

Poll bonds to ensure funds go to ruling party, says Congress

He said electoral bonds will not increase transparency. On the contrary, these will perpetuate opacity in terms of funding and financing of India’s political system.

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Pak should first solve its problems: BJP, Congress

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Reacting to Pakistan's concern over the unrest in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress Party leaders on Friday said Islamabad should first set their own house in order and mind their own business. BJP leader Nalin Kohli and Congress leader Manish Tewari said Pakistan should solve their internal issues first. The Ministry of External Affairs also condemned its Pakistani counterpart's statement on Jammu and Kashmir, and said that Islamabad's gratuitous references are unacceptable.

Politicians condemn Jadavpur University protest

New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning the protests in Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said strict actions should be taken against people involved in anti-national activities but sedition charges should not be put against them as it fulfils their aspirations of gaining popularity. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon also condemned the protests in educational institutions. Meanwhile, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi emphasised on the need for the Jadavpur University students to come forward and identify the anti-social elements prevalent in the campus.

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Headley’s statement should be probed: Congress

New Delhi, Feb 11(ANI): Speaking about the David Coleman Headley’s statement that Ishrat Jahan was a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LET) operative, Congress leader PL Punia said before reaching to any conclusion, Headley’s statement must be examined. Another Congress leader Manish Tewari, echoing the same sentiments, said If Headley has made some assertions let them be investigated. He added that based on statement of a terrorist, we can’t land to any conclusion, it must be enquired.

Headley’s case, a testimony of Pak.’s double standard: BJP, Congress

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Speaking on the deposing of 26/11 conspirator David Coleman Headley, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharthnath Singh on Tuesday said the Pakistan Government used a seal between state and non-state actors that seems a farce after Headley’s revelation. He said that Pakistan’s credibility was at test and this just showed the double standard of Pakistan. Echoing similar sentiments, Congress leader Manish Tewari stated that Headley’s testimony is undoubtedly important for entire conspiracy behind 26/11. He said the Pakistani establishment is deeply involved in the terrorism in India. He added that the important thing is what Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to do about it.

Gujarat land deal: Congress adamant on SIT probe, slams PM's 'silence'

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Reiterating their demand for an investigation into the land allotments under Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his tenure as Gujarat's Chief Minister, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Monday said that it was a clear case of impropriety, alleged corruption and a definite case of conflict of interest. Asserting that it was a fit case for a court-monitored investigation, he added that certain new facts have emerged which make the charge of gross impropriety and conflict of interest more damning. The Congress had earlier demanded a Supreme Court-monitored Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe in the matter following reports about the Modi-led Gujarat government's land deals with business associates of Anar Patel, the daughter of incumbent Chief Minister Anandiben Patel. However, the BJP accused the Opposition of levelling "false and baseless allegations to cover up its own corruption".

BJP, Congress lock horns over Karan Johar's 'intolerance' remark

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Reacting to Karan Johar's remark that freedom of expression in India is the 'biggest joke' Minister of State for Minority Affairs and BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said those questioning tolerance are ignorant and have no knowledge of Indian culture. He said India is the only country where the intolerance power is so high and whosoever is raising questions has no knowledge about county's rituals. Minister of State for Culture and Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said no country is as tolerant as India. Meanwhile, Congress leader Manish Tewari said ever since BJP has come into power, everyone thinks they are not allowed to speak their ”Mann Ki Baat”. He added that except Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, who is supporting BJP, all the artists are against BJP's theory.

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Marine 'not returning' to India violation of solemn undertaking by Italy: Tharoor

Trivandrum /Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Condemning the Italian Government's stand that the marine accused of killing Indian fishermen off the Kerala Coast would not return to India, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday expressed serious concern over the matter and said that the people must be able to trust the sovereign word of a sovereign government.Reiterating similar views, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wedneday said that the government should take a note of this issue.

Marine 'not returning' to India violation of solemn undertaking by Italy: Tharoor

Trivandrum /Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Condemning the Italian Government's stand that the marine accused of killing Indian fishermen off the Kerala Coast would not return to India, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday expressed serious concern over the matter and said that the people must be able to trust the sovereign word of a sovereign government.Reiterating similar views, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wedneday said that the government should take a note of this issue.

Director General of military operations had already confirmed troops' movement: Shekhar Gupta

Aurangabad, Jan 10 (ANI): Former editor-in-chief of Indian Express Shekhar Gupta on Sunday said although information regarding troops' movement have now been accepted by Congress leader Manish Tewari, all the facts were already confirmed by Lt. Gen Chaudhary, who was the director general of military operations in 2012.

Virbhadra Singh denies Manish Tewari's statement

Shimla, Jan 10 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday denied party leader Manish Tewari's statement, saying when he was a cabinet minister, there had never been an incident when Army tried a coup. Meanwhile Manish Tewari has stood firm about his statement about the troops' movement.

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