Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicMani Shankar Aiyar

Topic: Mani Shankar Aiyar

‘Vishwaguru’ should look in mirror: Why Ram Navami riots & bulldozers won’t help India’s stature

Can we aspire for moral stature if we respond to criticism with prickliness? The partisan would cheer, but it doesn't mean we lose ability to look within. Or stop listening to friends.

Surprise guest list at Congress G-23 ‘dinner meet’ — Tharoor, Aiyar, Preneet Kaur, Vaghela

G-23 leaders meet for 2nd time in week at Ghulam Nabi Azad’s house after poll results declared. Former CMs Prithviraj Chavan, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, also spotted.

Can’t deny top Congress leadership inaccessible — Aiyar, Chacko, Shastri back letter to Sonia

Senior Congress leaders Mani Shankar Aiyar, P.C. Chacko, Anil Shastri and others said they are in “full and complete agreement” with the demands raised in letter.

Congress doing politics only sometimes, says Sandeep Dikshit, echoes Sanjay Jha’s concerns

Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar says he hopes leadership gives Sanjay Jha 'a patient hearing' and doesn't shut him up.

Happy if Rahul returns as Congress chief else Priyanka should take over: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Mani Shankar Aiyar, a senior Congress leader, also says no space in the party to express views and so Congress should hold camps like it did at Pachmarhi in 1998. 

Mani Aiyar says Congress weak, Drèze on cost of COVID-19 lockdown & telcos to the rescue

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Yamini Aiyar, K. Srinath Reddy, Sandipan Deb, Sunita Narain & many others.

‘Modi’s ouster on 23 May will be India’s fitting reply to the most foul-mouthed PM’

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Ullu hun, par itna bhi nahi: Mani Shankar Aiyar refuses to clarify remark on PM Modi

Earlier in an article for ThePrint, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar referred to his 'neech aadmi' remark against PM Modi and called it prophetic.

‘Modi’s ouster on 23 May will be India’s fitting reply to the most foul-mouthed PM’

‘Modi needs to be warned that he’s guilty of anti-national activity in trying to ride on sacrifices of Army & CRPF martyrs in a dirty election campaign,’ writes Mani Shankar Aiyar.

‘I am very much alive’, Mani Shankar Aiyar tells trolls claiming he ‘died in Balakot’

With trolls poking fun that he had been killed in the Balakot strikes, Aiyar says he has been campaigning in the south, but ‘BJP doesn’t understand Tamil’.

On Camera


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being greeted by Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav after taking oath, at Raj Bhavan, Patna | PTI

In Bihar, both BJP and Nitish Kumar camp happy. But ‘Sushashan Babu’ has invited trouble

The so-called ‘secular’ parties have found a new leader in Nitish Kumar after they lost Shiv Sena’s Uddhav Thackeray. But his folly is clear.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.


Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.