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Manish Tewari

Tewari Gives Notice For Lok Sabha Adjournment Motion Over Farmers Issue

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

During the course of the agitation, many farmers lost their lives to the harsh weather, alleged use of force by the state and violent attacks on farmers' lives notably the incident that happened in Lakhimpur Kheri where farmers were allegedly run over by fast moving vehicles.

Parliament Winter Session To Begin With Farm Laws Repeal Bill Tomorrow

Nov 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 will be introduced on the first day of the Parliament Winter Session on Monday. PM Narendra Modi had announced that the contentious farm laws will be repealed.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Hits Back At Manish Tewari's Remarks On UPA Government

Manish Tewari in his latest book "10 Flashpoints: 20 years" that is set to be released on December 2 criticized the UPA government for its response to the 26/11 Mumbai terror strikes, saying "restraint is not a sign of strength" and that India should have taken concrete action following the attack.

Manish Tewari's Book Proves UPA Had Put National Security At Stake, Says BJP

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In his book announced by him on Tuesday on Twitter and to be officially released on December 2, Tewari has raised questions about the Manmohan Singh government's policy on national security.

Taking A Dig At Sidhu's 'Bada Bhai' Remark, Tewari Calls Imran Khan 'Cat's Paw 'Of Pakistani Deep State

Earlier in the day, Sidhu offered prayers at Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan and stressed on "opening of a new friendship chapter" and trade between the two countries.

19 November, 2021

Manish Tewari Urges Congress To Not Give Up Against Right Wing Populism

Outlook Web Desk

In a series of tweets, Tewari said, "Congress may be on the wrong side of the cultural wars as are most liberal and progressive parties around the world because of the rise of right wing populism. That does not mean we should give up our core convictions. RSS-Jana Sangh- BJP were on the wrong side of Cultural wars at end of 2nd World War for close to seven decades".

16 October, 2021

CWC Meet Begins, Key Decisions On Party's Revamp, Election Of New Chief On The Cards

Outlook Web Desk

The Congress Working Committee will deliberate over key issues including organisational elections, forthcoming assembly polls and the current political situation.

23 August, 2021

Congress Leader Tewari Flays Remarks Of Sidhu’s Advisers on Kashmir, Pakistan

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Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned should those be part of the party in Punjab who have pro-Pakistan leanings and don’t consider J&K part of India.

23 July, 2021

Navjot Sidhu Joins Amarinder For Tea Before Taking As Punjab Congress Chief


Four working presidents of the Punjab Congress will also assume charge at the ceremony at the party's state headquarters here.

18 July, 2021

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury To Continue As Congress Floor Leader, Sonia Gandhi Sets Up Parliament Groups

Outlook Web Bureau

There were strong rumours that Shashi Tharoor, Manish Tewari or Kodikunnil Suresh would be appointed as the floor leader.

04 May, 2021

Covid-19 Second Wave Is Similar To India's 26/11 Moment

Manish Tewari

Just as 26/11 brought terror home, the second wave of Covid that is consuming both the privileged and ordinary people, has terrified Indians

22 April, 2021

Congress Leader Writes To Joe Biden Expressing Concerns Over Rising Hate Crimes Against Sikhs

Outlook Web Bureau

Eight people, including four members of the Sikh community, three of whom were women, were killed in a mass shooting at a FedEx location in Indianapolis.

01 February, 2021

‘Finance Minister Could Have Been Brave But Chose To Be Timid’: Congress On Union Budget 2021

Outlook Web Bureau

‘This year’s budget lacks a roadmap for accelerating growth and reviving consumer demand,’ senior Congress leader and deputy leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma said

16 November, 2020

Cong MP Manish Tewari Tests Positive For Covid


Tewari got himself tested after running mild fever.

09 October, 2020

If There’s Evidence Of TRP Manipulations, I&B Ministry Can Cancel Channel's Licence: Manish Tewari

Satish Padmanabhan

Former I&B minister Manish Tewari talks about how TRP numbers have always been suspect in India, if fraud or cheating is established, the top CEOs and anchors of TV channels can be arrested, and much more.

14 August, 2020

Rajiv Tyagi Is Frontline Casualty Of TV Debates' Diabolical Monstrosity

Manish Tewari

Media needs big bang reforms. Merely because television licences have been distributed with a free hand over the decades does not mean that the nation has to live with this corrosiveness, writes Manish Tewari.

02 August, 2020

'Don't Discredit Your Own Legacy': Congress Old Guard Tells Young Leaders As UPA-II Questioned


Advising restraint in airing grievances in public, several former Union ministers cautioned party colleagues, saying such tendencies divide the Congress at a time when unity is needed.

27 July, 2020

India-China In 1962 And 2020: Uncanny Parallels But Difference In Leadership Is A Telling

Manish Tewari

Jawaharlal Nehru did not try to cover up the Chinese betrayal. Unlike Prime Minister Modi, Nehru accepted a young AB Vajpayee’s demand and called a Parliament session on November 8, 1962, writes Manish Tewari.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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