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Article 370 scrapped: Voices of Jammu and Kashmir residents must be heard for idea of India to prevail, says Manmohan Singh
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Article 370 scrapped: Voices of Jammu and Kashmir residents must be heard for idea of India to prevail, says Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh made his first remarks on the revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir after paying homage to his cabinet colleague and former Congressman S Jaipal Reddy

Non-Gandhi can be Congress chief, but family must remain active in party, says Mani Shankar Aiyar
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Non-Gandhi can be Congress chief, but family must remain active in party, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

Aiyar said Rahul has given about a month to the party to find a replacement and there have been confabulations within the Congress over the issue

Mani Shankar Aiyar and 'neech' politics: Narendra Modi keeps getting served opportunities to attack Congress on a silver platter
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Mani Shankar Aiyar and 'neech' politics: Narendra Modi keeps getting served opportunities to attack Congress on a silver platter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has never had to try hard to launch attacks on the Opposition, chiefly the Congress. The opportunities get served to him on a silver platter. All he has to do is lift the velvet cover, and launch a counter-attack that boomerangs on the Congress — the barbs go back exactly where they had originated from.

Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'neech aadmi' 2.0 will hurt Congress, but extent of damage will only be known on 23 May
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Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'neech aadmi' 2.0 will hurt Congress, but extent of damage will only be known on 23 May

In his own wisdom, Mani Shankar Aiyar must have been very pleased while writing his piece in The Print and the attention his contentious Narendra Modi 'neech aadmi' 2.0 remark received

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mani Shankar Aiyar's outburst, Kamal Haasan's remark, IAAF World Relays; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mani Shankar Aiyar's outburst, Kamal Haasan's remark, IAAF World Relays; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mani Shankar Aiyar's outburst, Kamal Haasan's remark, IAAF World Relays; today's must-read stories

Mani Shankar Aiyar’s latest outburst against Narendra Modi underlines his role as sidekick of a dying dynasty
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Mani Shankar Aiyar’s latest outburst against Narendra Modi underlines his role as sidekick of a dying dynasty

In a write-up on a website, Mani Shankar Aiyar not only predicted Narendra Modi's ouster on 23 May, the day of the counting of votes, but also advocated his arraignment on the charge of anti-national activities

Amit Malviya slams Mani Shankar Aiyar's reiteration of 'neech jibe', links it to Sam Pitroda's 'hua so hua' comment
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Amit Malviya slams Mani Shankar Aiyar's reiteration of 'neech jibe', links it to Sam Pitroda's 'hua so hua' comment

Aiyar had, in the piece published in The Print, reasserted his 'neech aadmi (lowly man)' jibe that had cost him the Congress membership for eight months.

Mani Shankar Aiyar says 2017 'neech aadmi' jibe against Narendra Modi 'prophetic', calls PM 'most foul-mouthed prime minister'
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Mani Shankar Aiyar says 2017 'neech aadmi' jibe against Narendra Modi 'prophetic', calls PM 'most foul-mouthed prime minister'

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said he stands by his 'neech aadmi' jibe against Narendra Modi, calling his December 2017 remark about the prime minister 'prophetic.

CP Joshi shoots from hip again: Rahul Gandhi's trusted aide releases Ram Mandir genie from Congress bottle
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CP Joshi shoots from hip again: Rahul Gandhi's trusted aide releases Ram Mandir genie from Congress bottle

CP Joshi's utterances on Hinduism and the argument that only a Congress-led government can build a Ram Temple at Ayodhya may, of course, have been a manifestation of his subconscious desire to catch the attention of the Congress president, give words to the party’s current drive to embrace soft Hindutva.

Rafale deal row: Rahul Gandhi's allegations against Modi give more ammo to Pakistan, says BJP's Sambit Patra
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Rafale deal row: Rahul Gandhi's allegations against Modi give more ammo to Pakistan, says BJP's Sambit Patra

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra hit out at Rahul Gandhi on Monday over corruption allegations in the Rafale deal against the Narendra Modi-government and said that the Congress chief's comments gave ammunition to Pakistan to act and speak against India.

Congress revokes suspension of Mani Shankar Aiyar; senior leader back in party's primary membership
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Congress revokes suspension of Mani Shankar Aiyar; senior leader back in party's primary membership

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar was suspended for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi "a neech kism ka aadmi" (a low life).

After Nawaz Sharif's admission of Pakistan role in 26/11, time Congress apologised to RSS, India
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After Nawaz Sharif's admission of Pakistan role in 26/11, time Congress apologised to RSS, India

After Nawaz Sharif's revelation of Pakistan role in 26/11 attacks, RSS and India not only deserves an apology from Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh and Kripashankar Singh for willfully instigating discontent in the society

In Pakistan, Mani Shankar Aiyar says first proponent of two-nation theory was Savarkar, calls Jinnah Quaid-e-Azam
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In Pakistan, Mani Shankar Aiyar says first proponent of two-nation theory was Savarkar, calls Jinnah Quaid-e-Azam

Aiyar, speaking in Lahore at an event, addressed the founder of Pakistan as ‘Quaid-e-Azam’ Jinnah, a term fondly used by Pakistanis.

Karnataka polls: Amit Shah says Congress and Pakistan think alike, chant Tipu Sultan's name; Siddaramaiah hits back
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Karnataka polls: Amit Shah says Congress and Pakistan think alike, chant Tipu Sultan's name; Siddaramaiah hits back

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday hit out at the Congress party and Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah while addressing a rally in the poll-bound state.

Jinnah portrait row: Mani Shankar Aiyar sparks fresh controversy, calls Pakistan's founder Quaid-e-Azam
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Jinnah portrait row: Mani Shankar Aiyar sparks fresh controversy, calls Pakistan's founder Quaid-e-Azam

With the row over the portrait of Mohammed Ali Jinnah in AMU intensifying, comments by Mani Shankar Aiyar have sparked new political outrage

Farooq Abdullah says India and Pakistan should find way to end bloodshed in Jammu and Kashmir
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Farooq Abdullah says India and Pakistan should find way to end bloodshed in Jammu and Kashmir

Skirmishes between Indian and Pakistani forces were only adding to people's sufferings and governments of both the countries should find a way to restore peace at the borders, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah said.

Rajasthan BJP leader files sedition case against Mani Shankar Aiyar for 'insulting' India, praising Pakistan
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Rajasthan BJP leader files sedition case against Mani Shankar Aiyar for 'insulting' India, praising Pakistan

A BJP leader in Rajasthan's Kota district has filed a sedition and defamation case against suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar for praising Pakistan

Congress blames Centre's flip-flop on Pakistan for 'disturbing situation' in Jammu and Kashmir
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Congress blames Centre's flip-flop on Pakistan for 'disturbing situation' in Jammu and Kashmir

Congress hit out at the NDA government over the "disturbing" situation in Jammu and Kashmir because of the Centre's "flip-flop" and "non-existent" policy on Pakistan, saying the time had come to act against terrorism being sponsored from across the border

Congress leader wants Mani Shankar Aiyar sacked over Pakistan remarks, says he'll write to Rahul Gandhi
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Congress leader wants Mani Shankar Aiyar sacked over Pakistan remarks, says he'll write to Rahul Gandhi

Senior Congress leader and former lawmaker Hanumantha Rao has said he will write to party president Rahul Gandhi and urge him to expel Mani Shankar Aiyar.

‘Receive much more hatred in India than love in Pakistan’: Mani Shankar Aiyar sparks another row during Karachi visit
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‘Receive much more hatred in India than love in Pakistan’: Mani Shankar Aiyar sparks another row during Karachi visit

Suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has sparked yet another controversy by his comments in and about Pakistan, where he said that while there has been a change in mindset in Pakistan, India is still caught in a "partially 1947 situation"