Congress differs with Rajan, says PM Modi is 'one-eyed king' of Indian economy

Congress differs with Rajan, says PM Modi is 'one-eyed king' of Indian economy

Aiyar also said that there is so much disillusionment across every segment of the economy, including the RBI that even Raghuram Rajan is stumbling at the old expression.

Continue working in what interests you: PM Narendra Modi to retiring MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said members who were retiring from the Rajya Sabha should continue working in the fields that interested them the most.

Pathankot attack: Arrest of Masood Azhar good step, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

Pathankot attack: Arrest of Masood Azhar good step, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

Commenting on media reports on the arrest of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar in connection with the Pathankot terrorist attack, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Wednesday said the arrest was a good step.

Sharif's reaction similar to that of Gilani after 26/11: Congress

Sharif's reaction similar to that of Gilani after 26/11: Congress

With Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif assuring to take strong and prompt action against the guilty in the Pathankot terror attack, the Congress Party on Saturday said that there was no difference in the reaction given by the former and his predecessor Yusuf Gilani during the 26/11 terror attack in 2008.

PM Modi's Russia visit: Nothing to criticise or appreciate, says Aiyar

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Russia earlier this week has had nothing new to offer, and nothing to criticise or appreciate.

Is Mani Shankar Aiyar seeking help from Pakistan to defeat Modi?

Talks between India and Pakistan can move forward only if Prime Minister Narendra Modi is removed from his post, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has told a Pakistani television channel. Panel discussion on 'Is Manishankar Aiyar seeking help from Pakistan to defeat Modi?

Mani Shankar Aiyar's remarks seditious, Sonia should apologise: BJP

Escalating its attack against Mani Shankar Aiyar over his controversial remarks in Pakistani media, BJP on Wednesday called it "treason" and demanded an apology from Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

Remarks by Aiyar, Khurshid seditious,Cong must take action: BJP

'The comments made by Aiyar and Khurshid are highly objectionable and anti-national.' 

Why is Paris attacks used as vote bank politics in India?

Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has sparked another controversy by saying that “superpowers” should think whether the Paris terror attack was a “reaction” to the “killing of innocents” in Arab countries. The remarks have drawn flak from BJP which demanded action against Khan.

BJP labels Salman Khurshid, Mani Shankar Aiyar as 'ISIS propagandists'

Mani Shankar Aiyar who went to Pakistan before the Bihar Assembly polls courted a controversy by saying that Islamabad should help India in defeating Prime Minister Modi.

Mani Shankar Aiyar embarrasses India in Pakistan, says Narendra Modi hurdle in Indo-Pak relations

Mani Shankar Aiyar embarrasses India in Pakistan, says Narendra Modi hurdle in Indo-Pak relations

"First, it is required to remove Modi, otherwise talks will not move forward," said Mani Shankar Aiyar.  

Azam Khan, Mani Shankar Aiyar's controversial statement on Paris terror attacks

Justifying the previous “Charlie Hebdo” terror attack in Paris, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar told that such attacks were imminent as the “powerless” people were retaliating.

BJP more than welcome to declassify Netaji files: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Friday said the central government was "more than welcome" to declassify the files it has on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

''India-Pakistan shouldn't give up on talks''

 India and Pakistan should not give up on their dialogue come what may, a former Indian minister has said.

Is rise in Muslims larger conspiracy to Islamise Bharat? says 'Organiser'

Raising concerns over the rise in Muslim population in the religious data of Census, the RSS publication 'Organiser has wondered if the the trend is a "larger conspiracy to Islamise Bharat".

Census data could create communal tension: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Warning that the Census data based on religion could create a communal tension, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Wednesday said that certain people may be planning to do "something big over 2 or 3 points", referring to the population of certain communities.

Aiyar lambastes Mamata for 'ditching' Muslims

Asserting that there is a need for unity of secular forces to counter the alliance between Narendra Modi and Mamata Banerjee, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Wednesday lashed out at TMC chief for "ditching Muslims" by going along with Modi at the Centre.

There is no justice to hang one and leave the other 10, says Aiyar

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday said that there was no benefit to be gained from giving death sentences to convicts, and called for the practice of death penalty to be abolished, as it has never acted as a deterrent against terrorism.

Meeting of NSAs doesn't amount to ''resumption of dialogue'': Mani Shankar Aiyar

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Friday welcomed the scheduled meeting of the National Securities Advisors (NSA) of India and Pakistan but added that it does not amount to resumption of dialogue between the two countries.

Mani Shankar Aiyar calls for diplomatic platform to bring Indo-Pak talks back on track

 Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar welcomed the bilateral talks held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, but also stressed the importance of having a diplomatic platform on which matters are 'hammered out'.