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Manish Tewari calls media saleable, apologises later

Tewari, the Congress candidate from Anandpur Sahib, later apologised for his comments. Addressing a public meeting in Banga, Tewari asked those present not to go by what television journalists show and what newspaper journalists write.

In Anandpur Sahib, sitting MP battles the charge of failing to deliver, his challenger the outsider tag

Tewari is among the four candidates of mainstream political parties taking part in the elections from Anandpur Sahib. The other three being sitting MP seeking re-election, Prem Singh Chandumajra from Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Bir Devinder Singh from SAD (Taksali), Vikram Singh Sodhi from BSP and Narinder Singh Shergill from AAP.

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Manish Tewari: ‘Had leadership been upset, why field me?’

Manish Tewari, who was an MP from 2009 to 2014 from Ludhiana, is up against the ‘outsider’ tag, plus being a Hindu in the Sikh constituency of Anandpur Sahib.

By fielding Pragya Thakur, PM Modi has done "great favour" to Pakistan: Manish Tewari

Manish Tewari said the Congress will win all 13 seats in Punjab, which has always safeguarded secular and patriotic values in the country.

Congress fields Manish Tewari from Anandpur Sahib, Selja from Ambala

The decision was firmed up during the day itself at a meeting Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had with senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel.

Congress to field Manish Tewari from Anandpur Sahib, Selja from Ambala

The decision to field Tewari from Anandpur Sahib and Kewal Dhillon from Sangrur was taken by the party’s central election committee.

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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.

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.

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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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