Tewari

  • Defamation case: Manish Tewari asked to pay Rs 10,000 to Nitin Gadkari 07-04-2014 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari has been summoned by a Mumbai Magistrate court in connection with a defamation suit filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The court has directed Tewari to pay a bond of Rs 10,000. The suit was filed by Gadkari in December 2010 after Tewari accused...
  • Congress rejigs party posts ahead of LS elections 03-04-2014 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress party has reallocated work ahead of voting for the Lok Sabha elections. Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has been appointed as the Congress's new media in-charge. Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has been made incharge of Gujarat, while Union Minister Kumari Selja has been...
  • Manish Tewari admitted to AIIMS, likely to undergo surgery 28-03-2014 09:12 PM

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari, who has been unwell for the past several days, was on Friday admitted to AIIMS and is expected to undergo a surgery ion Saturday. "He has been admitted and is in a private ward at AIIMS. He will have to undergo a...
  • Manish Tewari cites health reasons for not contesting polls 27-03-2014 07:14 PM

    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...
  • Setback for Congress, Manish Tewari not to contest Lok Sabha polls 25-03-2014 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: In a setback to the Congress party, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari will not contest the Lok Sabha polls. A few days ago, Tewari agreed to contest polls and his name was doing the rounds for the Ludhiana seat. The Congress has fielded Ravneet Bittu from Ludhiana....
  • Former JDU leader Shivanand Tewari all praise for AAP 25-03-2014 01:15 PM

    Former Janata Dal (United) leader Shivanand Tewari who would campaign for select AAP candidates is once again all praise for the new party. ...
  • Congress to release LS candidates' list, Manish Tewari keen to contest 19-03-2014 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: In a boost to the UPA's electoral gains in the coming Lok Sabha elections, Congress MP and Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has expressed his willingness to contest the polls on Wednesday. His office has confirmed the same. The development came on the day when the Congress...
  • Manish Tewari trying find escape routes: SAD's Manpreet Ayali 18-03-2014 02:38 PM

    SAD candidate from Ludhiana Manpreet Singh Ayali on Tuesday targeted Union Minister Manish Tewari, saying his attempt to find "escape routes" proved that Congress had already lost half the battle. Taking a dig at sitting MP Tewari, he said his attempt to find "escape routes" on one pretext or the...
  • LS polls: Third list of Congress deferred, decision likely on March 18 16-03-2014 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress has delayed the announcement of its third list of Lok Sabha candidates. It is is likely to be released after March 18. Meanwhile, the party is facing a candidate crisis with senior leaders reluctant to contest. According to sources, Union Minister Manish Tewari is unlikely to...
  • Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari hospitalised 15-03-2014 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari was on Saturday admitted to a south Delhi hospital for treatment of a heart ailment, sources close to him said. Tewari (48) has not been keeping well for the past several days and had earlier gone to AIIMS for treatment, the source said, adding,...
  • Kejriwal under fire for saying will jail journalists when in power 14-03-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party is facing yet another controversy with party chief Arvind Kejriwal's statement that if he comes to power "he will put several people including those in media behind bars". He made the comment at the party's charity dinner in Nagpur on Thursday night. Kejriwal said...
  • Are celebrities misfits in electoral politics? 13-03-2014 10:48 PM

    Elections for the 16th Lok Sabha are witnessing many entrants from the sports and glamour industry. While actor Gul Panag will be contesting as an Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Chandigarh, former footballer Baichung Bhutia is contesting the Lok Sabha elections on Trinamool Congress ticket. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is ticket distribution controversy hurting the BJP? 10-03-2014 07:40 PM

    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...
  • Congress shouldn't field tainted leaders in LS polls: Manish Tewari 10-03-2014 02:19 PM

    New Delhi: In an attempt to change the image of the Congress party ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said the party should not give ticket to tainted leaders. Tewari said, "Congress should not get into legalities and instead not give tickets to those...
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  • Media needs to do some introspection: Manish Tewari 25-02-2014 01:45 PM

    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." ...
  • AAP's credibility undermined by 'cut and run' strategy: Tewari 24-02-2014 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Arvind Kejriwal accused a section of media of bias, I&B minister Manish Tewari on Monday said Aam Admi Party had failed to take the heat of media scrutiny after it chose to form a government and had undermined its credibility with its 'cut and run'...
  • Tewari takes a dig at Modi over gurudwara statement 23-02-2014 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Sunday took a dig at Narendra Modi for claiming to have rebuilt a Gurudwara in Kutch district of Gujarat saying he had expelled Sikhs from the same place and later blamed it on officials. "Gujarat CM talks about rebuilding Gurudwara in...
  • AAP's Phoolka challenges SAD, Badal junior targets him for 1984 cases 20-02-2014 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has opened a major front in Punjab by launching Supreme Court Lawyer HS Phoolka as its Lok Sabha candidate from Ludhiana. Phoolka has been the face of the 1984 riots legal battle and has a strong emotional support base. He had been engaged...
  • BSP MLC Sanjiv Dwivedi booked for attacking businessman 18-02-2014 09:40 PM

    BSP MLC Sanjiv Dwivedi and two others have been booked for allegedly attacking a local businessman and extorting money from him. A FIR against Dwivedi and two of his supporters Vishal Rao and Sanjay Chauraisa was lodged following a complaint by local businessman Sanjay Kedia last night. A case has...
  • Modi's comment on Pranab is unfortunate, says Manish Tewari 05-02-2014 07:31 PM

    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."...
  • Government steers clear of Janardan Dwivedi's comments on 2009 polls 03-02-2014 08:18 PM

    New Delhi: Government on Monday steered clear of comments by senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi that the party should have sat in the Opposition after the last general elections in 2009 instead of forming the government. "Dwivediji is a senior leader and an MP. In what context the remarks were...
  • Corrupt leaders list: This is a khap panchayat by AAP, says Congress 03-02-2014 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday lashed out at Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal for releasing a list of 'corrupt' politicians. "This is nothing but a khap panchayat by AAP. They give clean chit to themselves and level baseless allegations against senior politicians. They must...
  • No more ads which threaten of TV going blank in absence of STB 24-01-2014 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: Government has decided to junk advertisements which told consumers that their TV screens would go blank if they do not buy Set Top Boxes before the deadline for Digitisation and would instead try to convince the viewers of benefits of converting to the new system. I&B minister Manish...
  • Manish Tewari trashes opinion polls, says Congress will be back in power 24-01-2014 04:22 PM

    Union Minister Manish Tewari on Friday debunked results of opinion polls giving some weightage to BJP in the Lok Sabha elections, saying those who have given prime ministerial candidates will sit in Opposition. "After demolishing all surveys and analyses, when results of 2014 Lok Sabha elections come, you'll find that...
  • Kejriwal's actions a disrespect to the Constitution, says Manish Tewari 21-01-2014 04:19 PM

    Union Minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday came down heavily on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for threatening to stretch his protest to Rajpath which could disrupt Republic Day celebrations, saying they were Delhi Government's responsibility too. "Is the central government alone responsible for success of Republic Day celebration? Are not the...
  • AAP violating Constitution by demeaning Republic Day: Manish Tewari 21-01-2014 03:26 PM

    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...
  • Modi gave a peek into our manifesto with 2014 vision: BJP 19-01-2014 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: New Delhi: Narendra Modi's idea of 2014 vision during his speech at the Ramlila Maidan is a peek into Bharatiya Janata Party's manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, party leader Meenakshi Lekhi said. She said the BJP has a robust plan to correct the failures of the...
  • Suspend erring Delhi Police officers: AAP to Shinde 17-01-2014 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government has upped the ante over its differences with the Delhi Police over conducting raids to bust an alleged prostitution and drug trafficking racket in a South Delhi locality. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to suspend...
  • Manish Tewari backs Rahul for PM, says AAP experiment may fail 16-01-2014 04:30 PM

    New Delhi: It is now the turn of Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari to back Rahul Gandhi as Congress prime minister candidate. Speaking to CNN-IBN he said, "I think Rahul is the natural leader of the Congress. There is a certain amount of inevitability in fighting the election...