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Sobriquet attaching garbage to my name a great honour: Aiyar

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 15:31

Nicknamed as `Kuppai (garbage) Aiyar` by workers of rival parties in Tamil Nadu, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said he felt honoured by the sobriquet given to him as it was a testimony to his work.

Mani Shankar Aiyar among 63 file nominations in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 21:18

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar, anti-nuclear activist and Aam Admi Party`s (AAP) candidate S P Udayakumar were among 63 candidates who filed their papers on the opening day of nominations today for the April 24 Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu.

Mani Shankar Aiyar counting on track record in tight race

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 15:00

Former Union Minister and the Congress candidate for the Mayiladuthurai Lok Sabha seat,Mani Shankar Aiyar strongly believes that the good work done by him as an MP for the constituency over the past two decades will fetch him a comfortable victory in the upcoming polls.

Virbhadra flays Aiyar for saying Cong should sit in Opposition

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 16:50

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has hit out at his party colleague Mani Shankar Aiyar who had recently contended that Congress should sit in Opposition, saying it is "defeatist mentality".

Manishankar Aiyar draws BJP`s ire in Rajya Sabha

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 16:56

Congress leader Manishankar Aiyar attracted opposition BJP`s ire on Friday in Rajya Sabha when he said he was not interested in listening to speech of a BJP member on vote on account, prompting the Chair to adjourn the House amid uproar.

Rahul Gandhi disapproves of personal attacks on Opposition leaders

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 19:23

Congress vice president Rahul Ganndhi on Thursday disapproved of party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar`s tea vendor remarks against Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and directed the party spokespersons not to make personal attacks against the opposition leaders.

Mani Shankar Aiyar taunts agitating members in RS

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 15:11

An unusual scene was witnessed in Rajya Sabha today when senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar taunted members agitating over a variety of issues ranging from Telangana to plight of Tamil fishermen.

Venkaiah attacks Aiyar over `tea vendor` remark

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 15:30

Launching BJP`s poll campaign here by inaugurating a tea stall, senior party leader M Venkaiah Naidu, who tasted the beverage for the first time, Wednesday criticised Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar over his `tea vendor` remark against Narendra Modi.

Protesting Aiyar`s tea vendor remark, BJP gives tea for free

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 19:06

Mocking Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar`s tea vendor taunt at BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the party distributed tea to public free of cost to register their protest against the controversial remark.

Digvijay disapproves of Aiyar`s tea vendor remark on Modi

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 17:37

Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday disapproved of his party colleague Mani Shankar Aiyar`s controversial remark on the humble origins of BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi.

Digvijay disapproves of Aiyar`s tea vendor remark on Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 16:55

Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday disapproved of his party colleague Mani Shankar Aiyar`s controversial remark on the humble origins of BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi.

Sonia protecting Rahul Gandhi, says Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 17:22

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed the BJP National Council meet here and launched an attack on the Congress for not naming party vice president Rahul Gandhi as its PM candidate in the recent AICC meet.