MANISH TEWARI

  • NDA hits out at Nitish, Congress says Manjhi quit at BJP panicked 1 week ago

    New Delhi: NDA on Friday accused JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar of "sacrificing" a Mahadalit while Congress saw BJP's "panic" behind Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's resignation hours before a trust vote in Assembly and said it will pay the price for its "conspiracy" in Bihar elections. "Nitish Kumar will have to...
  • Sunanda murder probe: SIT records former I&B minister Manish Tewari's statement February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) recorded statement of former Information and Broadcasting minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case. Reportedly, Tewari was quizzed for over two hours by the SIT. Tewari was infact in the same flight enroute to Delhi which was also boarded by...
  • After the rout, voices of discomfiture grow in Congress February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Voices of discomfiture grew in Congress with leaders suggesting that all sections were not taken along, which brought this ignominy as the party failed to open its account in Delhi Assmebly polls. "Highly disappointed with the fate of Congress in Delhi. It's sad to see it like this. Wish...
  • BJP has been taught a lesson for being arrogant: Congress leader Manish Tewari February 10, 2015

    Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the people of Delhi had voted against BJP as they wanted to teach the party a lesson for being arrogant. "The entire Congress vote shifted to AAP causing our defeat. We have always taken collective responsibility for our defeat," said Tewari. ...
  • Congress needs to revisit 'ideological construct', says Manish Tewari February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: With Congress decimated in Delhi elections, its senior leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday said the party's "ideological construct" needs to be revisited as Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has eaten up the space. The former Union Minister also felt that the outcome of the polls could have been different...
  • CBI orders internal probe against its officers in the Matang Sinh arrest case February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after Home Secretary Anil Goswami was sacked, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is now looking at the role of its own officers in the Saradha Scam. Sources say two joint directors are under the scanner. The CBI is checking all the call records to...
  • Why did government hold back display of military might at Republic Day parade, asks Congress January 27, 2015

    New Delhi: As India showcased its rich cultural diversity and military might with the US President Barack Obama watching on Monday at the 66th Republic Day parade, Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned why the government did not display its strategic assets this time. Citing a report, the former Union minister...
  • Congress asks Parrikar to apologise for alleging ex-PM's role in compromising national security January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Objecting to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's statement that a former Prime Minister compromised India's assets on national security, the Congress on Friday demanding the Minister to clarify his statement. "Such a statement should not be made without evidence. The Defence Minister should apologise for his statement," Congress leader...
  • Mamata should also be called for questioning in Saradha scam: CPI December 13, 2014

    Even as open war between the TMC and BJP continues over Madan Mitra's arrest in Saradha Scam, the CPI targeted Mamata Banerjee saying that she should also be called for questioning. ...
  • It's Centre's responsibility to honour Indira Gandhi's sacrifices: Manish Tewari October 31, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari said it was responsibility of the government to honour sacrifices of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Tewari said. "Indira Gandhi lived for this country and died for this country. She sacrificed her life for this country. So, this is the responsibility of the government to...
  • Congress questions Arun Jaitley's comment advising CAG to not indulge in sensationalism October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress has questioned Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's advice to the Comptroller and Auditor General not to sensationalise its work. Jaitley on Wednesday had asked the CAG not to sensationalise its findings to get into headlines. "Auditor should be conscious of the fact that he is reviewing a...
  • BJP should live upto its promise of bringing back black money, says Congress October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The political furore is on even after the Narendra Modi government, refusing to make public the names of black money account holders, submitted instead in a sealed envelope, a list containing the names of 627 individuals holding such accounts to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The SC refused...
  • Manish Tewari slams government for not taking border incursions seriously September 20, 2014

    Congress party member Manish Tewari has slammed the government for not taking border incursions seriously, accusing it of not having an effective plan to deal with intrusions from Pakistan and China. ...
  • Rashid Alvi terms Congress's spokesperson list immaterial September 16, 2014

    Embarrassed by a string of public disagreements, the party has issued a gag order with the Congress media department head Ajay Maken ruling that only spokespersons were authorised to speak. ...
  • Divide within Congress widens; 18 new party spokespersons named, old ones defiant September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress's story of turmoil and infighting continues. There is now controversy over the latest list of Congress spokespersons released by the party which does not have the names of Manish Tewari and Rashid Alvi. Embarrassed by a string of public disagreements, the party has issued a gag order...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 15, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 15, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: SC asks government to step up relief operation in floodhit J&K September 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court has expressed concerns on the rescue and relief operations in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. The court has said that the state government must provide basic necessities to flood victims. ...
  • Don't need a noun before my name to air my views, says Tewari as Congress names new spokespersons September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: A defiant Manish Tewari on Monday hit out at the Congress for virtually putting a gag order against him and Rashid Alvi for speaking "without authorisation". The former information and broadcasting minister said that he didn't need a noun before his name to express his opinions. "There are certain...
  • Congress challenges BJP over government formation in Delhi September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress is keeping up the attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party over government formation in Delhi claiming that they are scared of the voters' verdict. "BJP was the largest largest party in the December elections. They could have formed the government then. If the BJP is not...
  • Government response to SC decision on coal block good governance, says Ravi Shankar Prasad September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The government's decision to accept the Supreme Court's decision to term the coal block allocation since 1993 as illegal is an example of good governance, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday. "We said we accept your decision. Please consider the 46 mines where production is about...
  • Congress member Manish Tewari slams government on ceasefire violation August 28, 2014

    Congress member Manish Tewari said, "This is a failure on the part of the BJP and NDA to bring peace at the border. The situation on the Line of Control and International border is very tense." ...
  • Congress silent on Sheila Dikshit's resignation as Kerala Governor August 26, 2014

    Sheila Dikshit resigned as Kerala Governor on Tuesday, a day after she met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • Marg Darshak Mandal first step towards sidelining BJP veterans: Congress August 26, 2014

    Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday mocked the BJP's newlycreated Marg Darshak Mandal a body for party veterans saying that it was the first step towards sidelining them. ...
  • J&K : Firing by Pakistan troops kills 2 civilians August 23, 2014

    Srinagar: Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire as many as 16 times in the last 16 days. The heavy firing on Saturday morning killed two civilians in the RS Pura sector and injured a jawan and three other people. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said, "Our Army & BSF are effectively responding...
  • Pakistan envoy to meet J&K separatists leaders ahead of diplomatic meet with India August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit will meet Kashmiri separatists Shabbir Shah, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Shah Geelani before attending foreign secretary level talks with India scheduled later this month, a move that has sparked outrage across party lines. Basit will meet Shabbir Shah on Monday evening and Mirwaiz...
  • Congress calls RSS chief's comments an attempt to polarise society August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Sayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has sparked off another controversy by saying that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity. The Congress party hit out at Bhagwat saying there has been a constant attempt to polarise the society. Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari said, "There...
  • Congress accuses overcentralisation of power in the government August 13, 2014

    Reacting sharply to the changing development of the Prime Minister directly deciding the transfer and posting of senior officers and the altered status of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, Congress leader Manish Tewari accused it of a gross overcentralisation of power and of being symbolic of a personality cult....
  • Gandhi, Netaji should be kept above Bharat Ratna: Sugata Bose August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Subhash Chandra Bose's grandnephew, acclaimed historian and Trinamool Congress MP Sugata Bose disapproved of the possibility of Netaji being conferred with the Bharat Ratna this year, insisting that Gandhi and Bose should be kept above such partisan politics. "I firmly believe that Gandhi and Bose should be kept...
  • Is government committed to secular idea of India, asks Manish Tewari August 9, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party and questioned whether the Narendra Modi was committed to the secular idea of India. He said, "There is a perception that this government is interested in keeping the communal temperature just below the boiling point so that there...