Free Press Journal
  • Congress tears into Aiyar over pro-Pak remark

    New Delhi : Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao on Tuesday criticised Mani Shankar Aiyar for his ‘I love Pakistan because I love India’ remark, saying he might be expelled from the party.

  • Congress tears into Mani Shankar Aiyar over pro-Pakistan remark

    New Delhi: Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao on Tuesday criticised Mani Shankar Aiyar for his ‘I love Pakistan because I love India’ remark, saying he might be expelled from the party. Rao told ANI that Aiyar should refrain from making such statements which would affect the Congress Party ahead of the Karnataka assembly elections.

  • I love Pakistan because I love India: Mani Shankar Aiyar

    Karachi: Congress Party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has stirred controversy again, when he said he loved Pakistan as much as India. Speaking at a function in Karachi over the weekend, Aiyar said the need of the hour was for both countries to engage in uninterrupted dialogue.

  • Sedition case against Manmohan, others on April 7: Court orders police report

    New Delhi : A city court on Thursday ordered Delhi Police to file an action taken report (ATR) before the next hearing on April 7 on a complaint of sedition and conspiracy filed against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former Vice-President Hamid Ansari and others who attended a meeting with Pakistani officials at the residence of suspended former Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar here on December 6.

  • Mani blames Modi for creating controversy over his remark

    New Delhi : Suspended former Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar (76) says he is bewildered at the charge that his “neech” remark cost the Congress in the Gujarat elections and he squirms at the thought that “I should have brought down the party that has given me so much.”

  • Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Has Narendra Modi lowered the political discourse of this poll season?

    Gujarat assembly elections have reached its final stage and emotions are running high cutting across party lines. Both sides the challenger, Congress as well as the ruling dispensation BJP are involved in a heated political discourse and are leaving nothing to chance and hoping that December 18 will see their party winning the coveted seat. Like every election, this election is also seeing the typical mud slinging, opposition barbs and usual banter

  • Narendra Modi and Manmohan Singh

    Manmohan Singh accuses PM Modi of falsehood

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday sought an apology to the nation from Prime Minister Modi for his “innuendos and false-hoods.” The reference was to the prime minister’s politically loaded remark that Manmohan Singh and others had discussed the Gujarat elections with Pakistani dignitaries at a dinner hosted by former Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar on December 6. Contained in these remarks was the veiled suggestion that the Congress was colluding

  • Why did Congress take 48 hours to admit meeting with Pak envoy: BJP

    New Delhi :The BJP on Monday questioned why it took the Congress over 48 hours to accept that a “hush, hush” meeting with the Pakistani envoy and a former Pakistani Minister did take place at Mani Shankar Aiyar’s residence, attended by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former Vice President Hamid Ansari and several Congress leaders, reports IANS.

  • ‘Modi must suspend himself for remarks against Congress leaders’

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday reiterated the “neech aadmi” remark by Mani Shankar Aiyar was wrong but also said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should “first suspend himself and BJP President Amit Shah from the party for their objectionable remarks against Congress leaders”.

  • NSUI’s victory in DUSU elections indication of 2019 results: Congress

    Lucknow: Expressing happiness over the National Students Union of India’s (NSUI) win in the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections, the Congress Party on Thursday said the victory indicates that people are not ready to get misguided by the Modi government anymore.

  • Is Mani Shankar Aiyar adding to Separatist agenda, asks BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday questioned Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar if he was adding to the agenda of separatism by meeting with separatist leaders Shabir Shah and Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

  • Sonia Gandhi

    Country passing through a critical phase Sonia

    New Delhi: Launching a veiled attack on the Modi government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi today said the country is passing through a “critical phase” as those in power are “spreading hatred” by targeting secularism and underscored the need to bring together people from diverse backgrounds to fight it. Gandhi made the remarks in her written message to attendees of ‘National Integration Conference’ organised by
    Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind here.