Manish Tewari criticises UPA's post-26/11 response, says Congress-led govt was 'insensitive, useless'
Tewari, who was a Union minister in the UPA government, has criticised the erstwhile dispensation for not actioning "a kinetic response in the days following India's 9/11" in his book — '10 Flash Points; 20 Years — National Security Situations that Impacted India'.
In a series of tweets on Sunday, Tewari questioned the progress on issues like the 2015 sacrilege incidents, drug menace and power purchase pacts
The meeting comes ahead of the party's Punjab unit revamp and amid reports that Sidhu may get a key role in the organisation.
Asked about the meet, the Congress said they were senior and highly respected members of the party and their best contribution to the Congress' cause would be to get active in five poll-bound states
Congress downplays strife, asserts Rahul Gandhi best suited to lead party ahead of Sonia's meet with rebels
The assertion comes ahead of Saturday's meeting between Sonia Gandhi and many of the 23 leaders who wrote to her in August demanding an active leadership and maintained that Gandhis will always be a 'guiding force'
Labour ministry introduces bill allowing companies with more than 300 workers to fire staff without its permission
The proposal, which was the bone of contention between the Union ministry and trade unions, is part of the Industrial Relation Code Bill 2020
Kapil Sibal condemns attack on Jitin Prasada, says Congress needs to 'target BJP with surgical strikes, not its own'
Prasada, a former Union minister, was among the 23 signatories to a letter that sought an active and full-time Congress president
'Not about post, but country,' says Kapil Sibal after seeking organisational reform in Congress during CWC meet
After the meeting of Congress' top decision-making body, the CWC urged Sonia Gandhi to continue as its interim chief till an AICC session is convened
Congress generational divide out in open: Young turks blame UPA-II for party's debacle, seniors defend Manmohan, Sonia
This comes in the backdrop of a heated debate that reportedly ensued at a closed-door meeting of Congress Rajya Sabha MPs
Action against Rajiv Gandhi Foundation 'illegal'; govt wants to fight Congress rather than China, says Manish Tewari
Tewari said the 'illegal , arbitrary and malafide action' against the organisation is yet another example of how low the government can stoop.
Rahul Gandhi questions Narendra Modi's silence on Chinese intrusion; nationalism not 'exclusive monopoly' of BJP, says Congress
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that China has taken away India's territory in Ladakh and questioned the prime minister's silence, as the opposition party stepped up its attack on the issue demanding that the government fix accountability.
Chidambaram said the stimulus package has left several sections like the poor, migrants, farmers, labourers, workers, small shopkeepers and middle class high and dry.
Initiating a discussion on the budgetary proposals and demand for grants for the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, Congress member Manish Tewari urged the government to 'open ears' and 'listen' to the voices of people
Congress' Manish Tewari says Uddhav Thackeray requires briefing on citizenship rules, Maharashtra CM should know NPR is basis of NRC
Comments assume significance as Shiv Sena, Congress are part of Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government in state
Narendra Modi-led panel names president's secretary Sanjay Kothari as CVC, Bimal Julka as CIC; Congress slams 'whimsical' appointments
Sanjay Kothari, the Secretary to the President, has been selected as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner by a high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Congress slams Centre for sending Union ministers to J&K, asks if everything normal in UT, why send 36 'propagandists' to Valley
The Congress on Thursday slammed the government over its decision to send 36 Union ministers to Jammu and Kashmir and said if everything was 'normal' there, what was the need to send 'propagandists'
‘Govt has started on wrong foot on Chief of Defence Staff appointment': Congress’ Manish Tewari says post fraught with ambiguities
The Congress on Tuesday raised several questions over the appointment of Gen Bipin Rawat as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), saying the government has started on a wrong foot on the issue
Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pakistan sign agreement operationalising passage; Imran Khan to formally inaugurate corridor on 9 November
India and Pakistan on Thursday signed a landmark agreement to operationalise the historic Kartarpur Corridor to allow Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit the holy Darbar Sahib in this country.
Kartarpur corridor: Congress' Manish Tewari says BJP-led govt should pay $20 fee imposed by Pakistan, calls it 'jazia tax'
Congress leader Manish Tewari said on Tuesday that the BJP government should bear the cost as a Sikh devotee paying for the visit to the gurudwara goes against the grain of 'khule darshan'.
Ahead of Assembly polls, Congress moves EC over raids at houses of party officials, claims BJP 'misusing' agencies
The Congress also gave another memorandum to the EC alleging criminal intimidation of voters in Kaithal where the party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala is contesting