Tewari

  • Gadkari calls reports of bugging devices at his home highly speculative Yesterday

    New Delhi: A controversy erupted over a report of bugging devices having been found in Nitin Gadkari's residence but the Union Minister on Sunday dubbed it as "highly speculative" even as the Congress said it reflects lack of faith and mutual trust among NDA ministers. A media report has claimed that...
  • Punjab government must resolve SGPC issue with Haryana: Manish Tewari 3 days ago

    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...
  • Ban mobiles as they lead to rape cases, says Karnataka Assembly panel July 12, 2014

    Bangalore: A Karnataka Assembly panel has made a bizzare recommendation that the state government should ban mobile phones in schools and colleges in order to curb rapes. The panel blamed mobile phones for the rise in rapes and molestation cases. "Karnataka government should direct the Education Department to impose a compulsory...
  • Manish Tewari plays down Antony's remarks on minority appeasement by Congress June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday played down party leader AK Antony's comment on minority appeasement. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the party does not indulge in minority appeasement. "I do not know what Antony was talking about, whether he was talking about only Kerala or national level. The Congress...
  • BJP'flip-flop' to undermine India's fight against terror:Congress June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Welcoming the US action designating Jamaat-ud-Dawa as a terror outfit, Congress on Thursday attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre saying while the party made "muscular rhetorics" on terror issue for past ten years, it engaged in "flip flop" on it after coming to power. "I think it is...
  • Modi abolishes GoMs but Congress says it helps in decision making June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Narendra Modi government deciding to scrap all 30 Group of Ministers (GoMs) and Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoMs) set up by the previous UPA regime, Congress defended the ministerial groups saying they were necessitated due to the complexities of issues having inter-ministerial connotations. While Congress...
  • Art 370 debate a no-brainer, provision can't be repealed: Manish Tewari May 28, 2014

    Congress on Wednesday echoed Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's view that Article 370 that provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir simply "cannot be repealed", saying it will need the consent of the Constituent Assembly which "cannot be resurrected". There should be a basic understanding of the Constitution before any statement is...
  • The autonomy of Prasar Bharati is still a joke May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India's national broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) is in the news again for all the wrong reasons. The controversy over alleged editing of the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's interview to DD has led to a huge controversy prompting the Prasar Bharati CEO Jawahar Sircar to issue a clarification...
  • I&B Ministry at an arm's length with Prasar Bharati, says Manish Tewari May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The row over Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial Narendra Modi's interview with Doordarshan News has escalated. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari has hit back at the BJP and the national broadcaster saying that the ministry is at an arm's length with Prasar Bharati. "The...
  • 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...
  • Congress slams Pak Minister for remarks on Naredra Modi April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday joined BJP in attacking Pakistan for its remarks on Narendra Modi and demanded immediate handing over of India's most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim. "If such a statement is made by the Pakistan's Interior Minister, this is very unfortunate, condemnable and the Pakistan government must do introspection...
  • Tewari apologises to Gadkari for naming him in Adarsh scam April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major embarrassment for the Congress, its leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday tendered an unconditional apology to BJP leader Nitin Gadkari for allegedly defaming him in the Adarsh scam case. "Manish Tewari has submitted a written apology to Gadkariji before the court. Gadkariji has accepted and requested the...
  • After Modi's road show, Congress appeals to Varanasi to reject divisive forces April 25, 2014

    A day after Narendra Modi's mega road show in Varanasi, Congress on Friday made a fervent appeal to people of the holy city to support it in the "battle of ideologies" and reject the divisive forces. Union Minister and party leader Manish Tewari said the fight for Congress in this election...
  • Defamation case: Manish Tewari asked to pay Rs 10,000 to Nitin Gadkari April 7, 2014

    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 him of...
  • Congress rejigs party posts ahead of LS elections April 3, 2014

    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 March 28, 2014

    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 surgery...
  • 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...
  • Setback for Congress, Manish Tewari not to contest Lok Sabha polls March 25, 2014

    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. He...
  • Former JDU leader Shivanand Tewari all praise for AAP March 25, 2014

    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 March 19, 2014

    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 is...
  • Manish Tewari trying find escape routes: SAD's Manpreet Ayali March 18, 2014

    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 other...
  • LS polls: Third list of Congress deferred, decision likely on March 18 March 16, 2014

    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 March 15, 2014

    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,...
  • Kejriwal under fire for saying will jail journalists when in power March 14, 2014

    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 that...
  • Are celebrities misfits in electoral politics? March 13, 2014

    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? 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...
  • Congress shouldn't field tainted leaders in LS polls: Manish Tewari March 10, 2014

    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 who...
  • Vinod Tewari designs special vehicles for physically-challenged people March 6, 2014

    His legs lost all strength, the power to walk and the freedom to move forward in life, but Kali Vinod Tiwari refused to follow the plan of the destiny and instead decided to help the physically-disabled people by designing a special vehicle for them. So far Kali has designed more...
  • 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

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...