Mani Shanker Aiyar expresses displeasure over Food Bill in present form

Mani Shanker Aiyar expressed strong displeasure over the present form of Food Security Bill, saying the proposed legislation ignores the role of panchayats in Public Distribution System (PDS) and relies more on bureaucracy.

Maken slams Aiyer for his `obstructionist` role in CWG

Ajay Maken has accused former minister Mani Shanker Aiyar of playing an "irreparable obstructionist role" in the CWG projects resulting in cost escalation.

CWG: Aiyer played obstructionist role, says Maken

The communication now made public under the RTI Act shows that Ajay Maken has strongly criticised Mani Shanker Aiyar.

Aiyar wanted sports ministry out of OC Funding

Not happy with the attitude of
sacked Commonwealth Games OC chairman Suresh Kalmadi, then
Sports Minister Mani Shanker Aiyar had sought to relieve his
ministry from channelling funds for the sporting extravaganza.

Aiyar critical of govt`s handling of Anna, Ramdev

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar termed Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev`s campaign against corruption as a "circus in Jantar Mantar and Ramlila Ground" but was critical of the way the UPA government handled the recent events.

India is prospering but not Indians: Aiyar

Senior Congress leader Mani
Shankar Aiyar on Wednesday questioned the government`s inclusive
economic growth story of India, saying "India is prospering
but not Indians".