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Emerging signs of young vs senior tussle: Four Congress leaders take on Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Satav

August 02, 2020 9:41 am

Rajeev Satav, a Rajya Sabha MP considered close to Rahul Gandhi triggered a row at a meeting of the party's Upper House MPs on Thursday. Satav suggested that introspection in the party, if need be, should begin from the UPA-2 period.

Manish Tewari takes on UPA critics: Those who can’t see big changes need re-education

August 01, 2020 1:43 am

Talking to The Indian Express, Manish Tewari claimed that the UPA was a victim of “internal sabotage” and “vicious campaign of calumny and innuendo” from outside.

Manish Tewari to Lok Sabha Speaker: Set up standing panel on administrative reforms

March 02, 2020 2:18 am

In a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Tewari said committee should be headed by the Speaker or jointly with the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.

Uddhav Thackeray requires 'briefing' to understand how NPR is basis of NRC: Manish Tewari

February 22, 2020 7:51 pm

Manish Tewari's remark came a day after Uddhav Thackarey met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, following which he said no one needs to fear about the CAA as it is not meant for throwing anyone out of the country.

Manish Tewari: ‘Congress needs to reorient economic philosophy, bring clarity on secularism’

February 18, 2020 10:48 am

Senior Congress leader and Anandpur Sahib MP Manish Tewari speaks to The Indian Express on the road ahead for the Congress.

Is Coronavirus a 'biological weapon' developed by Chinese, asks Cong leader Manish Tewari

February 17, 2020 5:44 pm

Tewari shared on Twitter a screenshot of a page from a 1981 science fiction named "The eyes of darkness" where he underlined a part that talks of the decade's "most important and dangerous" "biological weapon" that the Chinese used to call "Wuhan-400".

Social disharmony, development can’t go hand-in-hand: Congress

January 31, 2020 3:03 am

At a press meet, Manish Tewari said the real measure of Indian economy now is not GDP but “global misery index” conceptualised by an American economist.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha: Modi to Mamata — who said what

December 10, 2019 5:04 pm

While the BJP leaders and most belonging to the parties in the NDA alliance extended support, the opposition party leaders criticised the stand of BJP-led central government to "discriminate the right of citizenship on the basis of religion".

‘Today, you are going to commit a big mistake,’ Congress warned BJP on CAB bill

December 10, 2019 7:33 am

The Congress also hit back at Home Minister Amit Shah, who held the opposition party responsible for partition of the country on religions lines.

Economic slowdown: Congress to hold nationwide protests starting today

November 05, 2019 10:42 am

Last week, Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal said the party will carry out the protest through all state capitals and district headquarters.

MANISH TEWARI VIDEOS

Pak should first solve its problems: BJP, Congress

February 19, 2016 6:30 am

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

February 17, 2016 8:07 am

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.

Headley’s statement should be probed: Congress

February 11, 2016 10:18 am

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

February 09, 2016 8:17 am

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'

February 08, 2016 4:58 pm

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

January 22, 2016 10:20 am

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.

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

January 13, 2016 9:33 am

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

January 13, 2016 9:33 am

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

January 10, 2016 3:46 pm

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

January 10, 2016 1:19 pm

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.