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12-Jan-2019 New Delhi

2019 polls will be between democracy and dictatorship : Manish Tewari

The Congress on Saturday said that 2019 general election will be a fight between "dictatorship and democaracy" and between "empty sermons" of the ruling party and its own "impeccable" record of service over the years."2019 is not a battle between a 'Majboor...

27-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Modi's 'victim-hood politics' to hide incompetence : Manish Tewari

Holding Prime Minister Narendra Modi solely responsible for lowering the political discourse in the country, the Congress on Tuesday accused him of pursuing "politics of victim-hood" in order to hide his incompetence and non-performance of his government.Wondering...

23-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Congress demands EC probe into BJP becoming top TV advertiser

With the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) data revealing the BJP to be the number one advertiser on television in the run-up to Assembly elections, the Congress on Friday demanded that the Election Commission take cognisance of the data and asses...

22-Nov-2018 New Delhi/Jaipur

J&K Assembly dissolved: Congress targets Modi

The Congress on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "using" Governor Satya Pal Malik to dissolve the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly "illegally and unconstitutionally".Charging the Modi government with pushing Jammu-Kashmir into an "unending cycle...

22-Nov-2018 Jaipur

J&K Assembly dissolved: Congress targets PM

The Congress on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for using Governor Satya Pal Malik to dissolve the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly "illegally and unconstitutionally"."We strongly condemn the way the Governor illegally and unconstitutionally dissolved...

06-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Congress calls for nationwide protest on demonetisation anniversary

Asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apologise to the nation for demonetisation that "wrecked" the economy, the Congress on Tuesday said it will observe a nationwide protest on Friday to mark the second anniversary of the note ban."Two years ago the Prime...

31-Oct-2018 New Delhi

SC observations on Rafale price critical : Manish Tewari

The Congress on Wednesday said the Supreme Court move to seek more information from the Modi government about the pricing and deemed advantages in the Rafale deal was "extremely critical" and asked what the Centre was hiding."The Supreme Court has made certain...

08-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Has offset policy been cancelled, asks Congress leader

Amid reports that the $5.4 billion Indo-Russian deal for the S-400 air defence missile system does not have any offset clause, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Monday questioned if the offset policy in defence deals has been cancelled.Taking to Twitter, Tewari...

22-Sep-2018 New Delhi

France concealing facts on Rafale deal : Manish Tewari

After the French government and Dassault Aviation contradicted former President Francois Hollande's claim in choosing Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal, the Congress on Saturday said the French statement "conceals more...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Defence Minister must go for "misleading" on Rafale : Manish Tewari

The Congress on Thursday demanded Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's resignation accusing her of "misleading" the country after former HAL chief T.S. Raju refuted her claim that the defence undertaking did not have the capability to build Rafale fighter...

04-Sep-2018 New Delhi

I&B Ministry advisory on Dalit word is censorship: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday termed "censorship" the Information and Broadcasting Ministry's advisory to the media to avoid use of word "Dalit".Congress Spokesperson Manish Tewari said such terms are commonly used in public discourse."If the government ordains...

04-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress slams government's paradoxical defence offset policy

The Congress on Tuesday slammed the Modi government for its paradoxical defence offset policies, saying it can't have different yard sticks for the Rafale fighter deal with France and the AK-103 assault rifles deal with Russia.Congress spokesperson Manish...

04-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Sofia's arrest an assault on Constitution: Manish Tewari

Describing the arrest of a woman research scholar for raising slogans against the Tamil Nadu BJP President as an "assault" on the Constitution and "Idea of India", the Congress on Tuesday said there was an "undeclared Emergency" in the country and fascism playing...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Will Modi apologise, Congress asks after RBI report on demonetisation

 "The RBI report again proves that demonetisation was Modi-made disaster of epic proportions! 99.30 per cent of demonetised money returns! Modi, in his 2017 Independence Day speech, made tall claims of Rs 3 lakh crore coming back to the system! Modiji, will...

11-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Congress says NDA ministers 'redefining' collective responsibility

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Monday took a jibe at the current crop of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Ministers for holding press conferences for each other's ministries, saying "no minister talks about own ministry affairs, collective responsibility...

27-Mar-2018 New Delhi

BJP has become 'Super Election Commission', says Congress

The Congress on Tuesday attacked the BJP over its IT cell chief declaring the date of the Karnataka assembly polls before the Election Commission did and said the poll panel's credibility is on test and the ruling party has become a "Super Election Commission."Congress...

20-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Congress to talk to others on raising PNB fraud in Parliament

The Congress on Tuesday said that it would talk to other parties on raising the Rs 11,300-crore PNB fraud and the Rotomac fraud issue in the second leg of Parliament's Budget Session to seek answers from the government on the credibility of banking sector."The...

19-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Who facilitated Mehul Choksi's escape, Congress asks PM

The Congress on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on as to who facilitated the escape aboard of Punjab National Bank fraud accused Mehul Choksi, who was purportedly declared a proclaimed offender by a Chandigarh court.Congress spokesperson Manish...

18-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Congress demands white paper on banking sector health

The Congress on Sunday demanded the Narendra Modi government bring a white paper on the health of Indian baking sector and that the banks should declare their losses due to bank frauds as also their total non-performing assets (NPAs) as on December 31, 2017."Since...

28-Jan-2018 New Delhi

CBFC should be abolished : Manish Tewari

Former Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Sunday said the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) must be scrapped."In my respectful opinion, Prasoon Joshi should have attended Jaipur Lit Fest. For tyranny to triumph, all that good men...

29-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Why ICJ, Red Cross not involved in Jadhav meeting : Manish Tewari

The Congress and the BJP on Friday engaged in a war of words over Pakistani authorities harassing Kulbhushan Jadhav's kin as the former sought to know why India did not ask the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to facilitate the meeting through the International...

23-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Congress questions Modi government's lack of policy towards Pakistan

Condemning the killing of four Indian Army soldiers by the Pakistan Army on the Line of Control (LoC), the Congress on Sunday questioned the Narendra Modi government's lack of policy towards Pakistan, asking where its "muscular national security policy" had gone.The...

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Why did government reject fighter cheaper than Rafale : Manish Tewari

Questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the government for being silent on the price at which the French Rafale aircraft were purchased, the Congress on Friday asked why they passed over an offer for Eurofighter Typhoon, which was 59 million eurow cheaper.The...

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