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Manoj Tiwari

Manoj Tiwari is the Bhartiya Janata Party's Delhi chief. He got involved in politics in 2009 as part of the Samajwadi Party. Prior to his entry in politics, Tiwari was a Bhojpuri film actor. He is also a singer and television personality and continues to produce music albums and performing around the world. In 2009 he contested the Lok Sabha elections from Gorakhpur constituency as a member of the SP, but lost to Yogi Adityanath. In the 2014 general elections, Tiwari contested from the North East Delhi constituency and won. Currently as BJP's Delhi chief, he has been actively involved in campaigning for the party in the 2017 MCD elections.


After Kejirwal’s 24-hour electricity remark, BJP MP asks: ‘Why are inverters being sold in Delhi?’

May 17, 2022 12:13 pm

Speaking at a political rally in Kerala on Sunday, Kejriwal had accused the earlier parties that ruled Delhi of corruption and added that the AAP had saved money after coming to power and spent it on giving free electricity.

AAP, BJP spar as Manoj Tiwari lands up for ‘inspection’ at water treatment plant

April 13, 2022 9:42 am

Jain tweeted Tuesday evening that Tiwari had forcibly entered the premises of the Sonia Vihar UGR with 300 to 400 people, and was creating a ruckus.

Manoj Tiwari suggests Kangana Ranaut should be 'respectful' towards leaders, says he has stopped talking to Anurag Kashyap

February 08, 2022 12:07 pm

Kangana Ranaut and Anurag Kashyap, on different occasions, have courted controversies for their political opinions. Manoj Tiwari believes one should be respectful towards country's leaders even if they have issues with them.

Role of Purvanchalis vital in Chandigarh's development, says BJP MP Manoj Tiwari while campaigning for civic body polls

December 17, 2021 8:35 am

"The Bharatiya Janata Party is the only party that gives the highest respect to the natives of Purvanchal. Just look at the candidates in contention for the civic body polls of Chandigarh," Manoj Tiwari said.

'As CM, taking anti-Hindu stance doesn't suit you', Manoj Tiwari tells Arvind Kejriwal on Chhath puja

October 13, 2021 2:03 pm

Had the Delhi government been serious about holding Chhath puja, it would have asked for directions from the Union health ministry in September itself before announcing the ban, said Manoj Tiwari

Delhi: BJP's Manoj Tiwari injured during protest against ban on Chhath celebrations, hospitalised

October 12, 2021 3:14 pm

BJP leader Rahul Trivedi said that Tiwari received injuries during the protest due to water canon force and has been rushed to the Safdarjung hospital.

Chhath Puja ultimatum by Manoj Tiwari: ‘Will defy orders if permission not given’

October 02, 2021 11:10 am

The DDMA had Thursday issued guidelines saying that no Chhath celebrations will be allowed at public places and riverbanks in the national capital, and fairs and food stalls will not be permitted during festivals.

File status report on allegations of fraud against Satyendar Jain: Delhi court to ACB

September 29, 2021 6:55 pm

BJP MP Manoj Tiwari alleged that there was corruption in the award of public works department tender for the setting up of seven temporary hospitals.

Manoj Tiwari asks Education Minister to expedite process of opening Navodaya Vidyalayas in Delhi 

August 24, 2021 11:09 am

In a letter to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Manoj Tiwari said the seven JNVs sanctioned for Delhi in 2016-17 could not be opened due to lack of land availability.

Delhi: No tap water connection; tanker mafia causing people trouble, says BJP MP Manoj Tiwari

July 21, 2021 4:20 pm

People say that since the water supplied to them is dirty they are forced to buy bottled water costing Rs 1,500 to Rs 3,000 every month, said Manoj Tiwari after holding 'pani panchayats' in areas across Northeast Delhi.


Ahead of Delhi election results, MLA aspirants take some time off

February 11, 2020 7:08 am

A lazy morning after sleeping eight hours straight; curling up with a book; watching a movie; playing cricket under the soft glow of the retreating winter sun; or catching up with loved ones — for the city’s MLA aspirants, Sunday was about rediscovering the small joys of life following the high-octane Delhi Assembly poll campaign.

Dussehra 2019: PM Modi attends Vijayadashami celebrations at Delhi's Dwarka

October 09, 2019 6:57 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attended the Dussehra celebrations at DDA Ground in Dwarka, New Delhi. He encouraged women empowerment and celebrating ‘Nari shakti’ on the occasion of Diwali.

Transformation of Manoj Tiwari from Delhi BJP chief to Parashurama in Ramlila

October 03, 2019 1:22 pm

This is the fourth time Manoj Tiwari has acted in the Ramlila — previously, he has twice played Angad and once played Kewat.


Delhi’s Signature bridge opened to public

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

After missing several deadlines, Delhi finally got the Signature Bridge on November 5, 2018. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated it.

Idea Exchange With Manoj Tiwari

June 22, 2020 7:18 pm

Manoj Tiwari cries foul, says did not call Aamir 'traitor'

January 09, 2016 5:04 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Tiwari on Saturday asserted that he did not call Bollywood actor Aamir Khan a 'traitor', despite what had been published in a few national dailies, and added that efforts were being made to tarnish his image. He also asserted that the newspapers should apologise and should also mention the name of the source who gave them this 'false news'. Earlier, two leading national dailies reported that the BJP MP had called Aamir Khan a 'traitor' at a Parliamentary Standing Committee meeting on Friday in which members sought an explanation from the Tourism Secretary for replacing actor Khan with Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador of the 'Incredible India' campaign.