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Mani Shankar Aiyar slams Natwar Singh over claims regarding Rajiv Gandhi, IPKF

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 23:55

Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar on Saturday slammed former union minister K Natwar Singh over his claim that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi decided to send the Indian Peace Keeping Force to Sri Lanka without taking his cabinet colleagues into confidence.

Why is Narendra Modi taking extra interest in oil pricing, asks Mani Shankar Aiyar

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 21:39

Mani Shankar Aiyar, who was also Petroleum Minister in the UPA-I government, on Saturday criticised the move to keep the oil ministry under a junior minister and wondered whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi intends to take an "over-riding interest in energy pricing".

After Tharoor`s `Modi 2.0` praise, Jairam Ramesh calls PM India`s Richard Nixon

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 17:50

Within weeks after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was criticised by his own party for overtly praising the Prime Minister, it is now former rural development minister Jairam Ramesh who has dared to ruffle a few feathers by calling Narendra Modi `India`s Richard Nixon`.

After Narendra Modi, Shashi Tharoor now praises Smriti Irani

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 18:04

Despite being criticised by his fellow Congressmen for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi a week back, Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday overtly praised HRD Minister Smriti Irani.

Mani Shankar Aiyar calls Shashi Tharoor a `chameleon`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 22:51

Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar Thursday slammed party spokesperson Shashi Tharoor for his effusive praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling his party colleague "immature" and a "chameleon".

Never used word `chaiwala` for Narendra Modi: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 11:01

Mani Shankar Aiyar, the man whose verbal attack ultimately contributed to the thumping victory of the BJP, said he never used the word `chaiwala` (tea vendor) for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Restore plaque with Savarkar`s quotes at Andaman memorial: BJP

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 19:38

The Centre should reinstate the plaque with Veer Savarkar`s quotes from Swatantrya Jyot at Cellular Jail in Andaman Islands, removed by former Petroleum Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar, senior BJP leader Ram Naik said on Wednesday.

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.