A revelatory account shows how, in the years after Independence, India and Pakistan tried to thrash out all outstanding issues—from minorities and refugees, Indus waters and a possible guard against conflict
Hostile speeches and abusive remarks, it is now pervasively believed, can make or break electoral verdicts. Whenever rival politicians indulge in a war of words, the public avidly tallies who ‘won’ or ‘lost’ each round.
Mani Shankar Aiyar said Rahul Gandhi has given about a month to the party to find a replacement and there have been confabulations within the Congress over the issue with the feeling in the party overwhelmingly in favour of Rahul staying on.
Mani Shankar Aiyar lost his temper at tv reporters who met him at the Punjab government guest house in Shimla and questioned him over an article he wrote, recalling a slur he directed at PM Modi in 2017.
In an article titled 'Modi's ouster on 23 May will be India's fitting reply to the most foul-mouthed PM', Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar slammed the Prime Minister over a ‘dirty election campaign.’