Manish Tewari

  • Manish Tewari slams government for not taking border incursions seriously 3 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 15, 2014

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  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Government must tell reason behind sacking Kamla Beniwal: Manish Tewari August 8, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari hit out at the government for sacking Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal. He said, "The government must come out very clean. If at all it is the government's case that they have sacked the former Governor of Gujarat, who was transferred to Mizoram, because of alleged...
  • The National Herald case is an example of political vendetta: Manish Tewari August 1, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN, Indian National Congress member Manish Tewari said that the National Herald case is the biggest example of political vendetta. "It was Bharatiya Janta party who blamed us for misusing agencies," said Tewari. ...
  • Punjab government must resolve SGPC issue with Haryana: Manish Tewari July 25, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the Punjab government must resolve the SGPC issue with the Haryana government. He said, "If Punjab government has any issues/misunderstandings then they must resolve it amicably with the Haryana government." The Hooda government in Haryana passed a legislation formatting a separate Gurudwara management...
  • A Billion Votes: FIRs against Modi for model code of conduct violation April 30, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in trouble after two FIRs were registered against him by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. Modi came under fire from the opposition for waving BJP's...
  • Manish Tewari cites health reasons for not contesting polls March 27, 2014

    Congress leader and Union Minister Manish Tewari has expressed his regret over not contesting Lok Sabha polls. He has cited health reasons for not being able to contest. "Wanted to contest from Ludhiana, have been working there for 5 years, because of personal reasons and health issues I told the...
  • A Billion Votes: Is ticket distribution controversy hurting the BJP? March 10, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have been trying to play down reports of trouble over ticket distribution in the party. Lalji Tandon, a key associate of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and sitting MP from Lucknow, has denied reports that he was asked to vacate his seat for party...
  • UPA has never targeted journalists, media houses: Manish Tewari February 25, 2014

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari backed Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde saying that the latter has already rendered an explanation on his statement. In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Tewari also said that the media needed to introspect. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 25, 2014

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  • Media needs to do some introspection: Manish Tewari February 25, 2014

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari defended Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's remarks on 'crushing media'. He said, "Media too needs to do some introspection. UPA doesn't believe in attacking anyone in media despite the fact that you have been unfair to us." ...
  • Modi's comment on Pranab is unfortunate, says Manish Tewari February 5, 2014

    Hitting back at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's comment saying Pranab Mukherjee should have been Prime Minister in 1984 or 2004, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said, "It is unfortunate that the CM of Gujarat is dragging in the august office of the President of India into controversy." ...
  • AAP violating Constitution by demeaning Republic Day: Manish Tewari January 21, 2014

    Information and Broadcasting Minsiter Manish Tewari said the Aam Aadmi Party are violating the Constitution by violating the Republic Day. He said, "If AAP is violating Republic Day, they are violating the Constitution on which they took oath of office. If they disrupt it, they will have to answer to...
  • We have 'trimurti' leadership that has taken good decisions: Tewari January 11, 2014

    After Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said that he wanted to see NCP chief Sharad Pawar become the Prime Minister, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said, "I don't know the context in which Shinde made the statement. As far as Congress goes, we have a 'trimurti' leadership in...
  • Will Manmohan Singh stepping down as PM benefit Congress in 2014? January 6, 2014

    Amidst demands that the Congress should reveal its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tiwari said that the decision will be taken and announced at an appropriate time. He reiterated the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) stand that PM Manmohan Singh will not...
  • Why is Modi silent in Gujarat's snooping incident, asks Manish Tewari November 23, 2013

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari took a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying Modi speaks on everything but was silent on the snooping controversy. He said, "For the last month, the BJP has commented on every issue possible. But it is important...
  • Snooping row: Political conspiracy or tip of the iceberg? November 19, 2013

    The alleged snooping of a young woman in Bangalore using state machinery by Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in 2009 is turning into a fullblown political war. The Congress and the BJP are indulging in a war of words over the...
  • Why wasn't private security used: Manish Tewari on snooping row November 18, 2013

    Gujarat CM Narendra Modi has accused the Congress of spreading lies about him, after Cobrapost alleged that Modi and his aide Amit Shah used state police machinery to snoop on a woman. The Congress has demanded a probe into the allegation. Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari asked if this...
  • Congress hits out at BJP over snooping allegations, asks why is it silent November 16, 2013

    Congress on Saturday demanded a CBI inquiry into allegations against former Gujarat minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah of misusing powers and police machinery for illegal surveillance of a young woman in 2009. "BJP leaders who were so excited about the phone tapping issue...
  • Government will rectify situation: Manish Tewari November 8, 2013

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said that the government will rectify the situation that has arised following the Guwahati High Court order on CBI. Tewari in 2010 had moved a private members bill saying CBI was not protected by a legislation and hence its existence is open to legal...
  • Need a broader view of issues involved: Manish Tewari on Coalgate October 21, 2013

    Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate said that it was unfair to hold the Prime Minister responsible for the administrative decisions taken by the government at the bureaucratic level. ...
  • Pakistan allowing terrorists to use its territory: Manish Tewari October 7, 2013

    Union Minister Manish Tewari said the infiltration in Kerna sector of Jammu and Kashmir is extremely unfortunate. "Pakistan is allowing its territory to be used by the terrorists. If they are crossing LoC then it is very clear that either the authorities are allowing the terrorists to use their territory...