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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.


BJP on lookout for next Delhi unit chief

March 19, 2020 1:07 pm

Current BJP chief Manoj Tiwari had offered to resign after the party won just eight out of the 70 seats in the recent Assembly polls. He was, however, asked to continue till the next chief is appointed.

Delhi: Remark by Kapil Mishra had no role in riot, says BJP chief Manoj Tiwari

March 08, 2020 8:39 am

“Itni badi ghatna mein Kapil ke statement ka koi matlab nahi hai (There is no meaning to Kapil’s statement for an incident of this scale)," Tiwari told The Sunday Express.

Those who give hate speech must be barred from polls: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari

February 23, 2020 7:51 am

Manoj Tiwari said everyone should be inspected, irrespective of party lines — be it Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan or Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi.

Whatever the context, it was hate speech, it cost the party... such people must be permanently removed: Manoj Tiwari

February 23, 2020 12:20 pm

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari asserts that the Opposition made Shaheen Bagh an issue and not BJP, denies that one of the reasons for the party’s Delhi loss was lack of enthusiasm among cadres, and claims that the NDA government has never said no to any immigrant

From hope to hopeless, Manoj Tiwari's sixth sense does not swing it for BJP

February 11, 2020 10:06 pm

Delhi election results: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari was hopeful of bringing the BJP back to power after over 20 years, but that was not to be.

Delhi Assembly elections LIVE Updates: 'Took time to collate data, final voter turnout 62.59 per cent', says EC

February 11, 2020 8:28 am

Delhi election exit poll results 2020 LIVE Updates: The Delhi Chief Minister who was irked by the polling authority's delay in releasing the final voter turnout, wrote on Twitter, it was 'shocking' that the body could not come up with the figures even ‘several hours’ after voting concluded.

My sixth sense is saying BJP will form government in Delhi: Manoj Tiwari

February 08, 2020 1:46 pm

After casting his vote at Yamuna Vihar, Tiwari told ANI, "I have blessings of my brother and the people of Delhi. We have been waiting for our victory here for the past few years. My sixth sense is saying that BJP will form the government. BJP will form the government in Delhi by winning by more than 50 seats." 

Case over AAP’s Sholay video, featuring Amit Shah

February 08, 2020 9:05 am

In his complaint, convener of the Delhi BJP’s legal and legislative cell, Neeraj, alleged that the video contains morphed clips from Sholay and shows Shah as Gabbar, the villain in the movie, and Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir and BJP Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel as the dacoits.

'Bhagwan ji ne kaha...': Arvind Kejriwal after visiting Hanuman temple on eve of Delhi polls

February 07, 2020 9:02 pm

Arvind Kejriwal: "I prayed for the progress of the country and Delhi. Bhagwan ji (God) said— 'You are doing good work. Continue serving people like this. Leave the outcome to me, all will be fine."

Delhi polls: 'I like Manoj Tiwari's songs, he dances well,' says Arvind Kejriwal

February 06, 2020 5:56 pm

Arvind Kejriwal's clarification comes days after he took a dig at Tiwari and referred to him as a "good singer" who rendered 'Rinkiya ke Papa'.


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

November 06, 2018 11:50 am

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

December 12, 2016 6:41 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.