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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.


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'.

Delhi elections: BJP releases manifesto, promises clean drinking water to every household

January 31, 2020 11:06 pm

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari also said that the outgoing AAP government's subsidy schemes for power and water will be continued by his party if it is voted to power.

Delhi assembly polls: Kapil Mishra returns after ban, says didn’t apologise for remark

January 28, 2020 11:14 pm

On Saturday, Mishra had been banned from campaigning for 48 hours by the Election Commission for tweets comparing the upcoming election to an India-Pakistan contest and calling Shaheen Bagh “mini-Pakistan”.

Citing Beijing, Tiwari says BJP will install 60 smog towers in capital

January 27, 2020 3:11 am

Hitting out at AAP, Tiwari said the party had failed to fulfill its promises in the field of education as it had not built schools or colleges.

National issues, hyperlocal reach: Amit Shah’s capital plan

January 25, 2020 2:12 am

Amit Shah has already held gatherings at 11 places in Delhi, touching all seven Lok Sabha constituencies. Shah will also be holding a volunteers' meet on Saturday at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Weightlifting Auditorium and nukkad sabhas in two other places.


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.