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.
Hailing Arvind Kejriwal`s AAP as a secular party, Mani Shankar Aiyar in an oblique comment suggested that Congress could seek the help of AAP in the run-up to General Elections 2014 to thwart the BJP`s influence.
Testing nuclear weapon has not
enhanced India`s national security, veteran diplomat and
Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has said, noting that
Pakistan also acquired the atomic bomb within three weeks
after the Pokhran II.