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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...

25-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Modi government misuing central agencies, alleges Congress

The Congress on Monday said the Modi government is abusing and misusing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Income Tax Department and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against its political opponents and thus setting a dangerous precedent.The party...

13-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Congress calls Modi governmment 'economic terrorist'

Using Prime Minister Narendra Modi's own words to hit back at him for "continuous increase" in prices of petrol and diesel, the Congress on Wednesday called his government an "economic terrorist".Stating that Modi government was ripping the common man apart,...

03-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Centre admitting its failure by dropping ministers : Manish Tewari

The Narendra Modi government has by dropping ministers from the Union Cabinet admitted its "gigantic failure", Congress leader Manish Tewari said on Sunday."The real story is in the dropping and that is where the admission of the gigantic failure of this...

29-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Modi's words on cow vigilantism sound hollow : Opposition

Opposition leaders on Thursday questioned the sincerity of Prime Minister Narendra Modis remarks against cow vigilantism, saying little has changed despite his earlier warnings.Modi, speaking at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Thursday, said that killings in the...

21-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Celebrity endorsements won't help GST implementation : Manish Tewari

Congress on Wednesday said that celebrity endorsements are not going to help roll out or facilitate implementation of the upcoming GST as it evaded a direct reply whether megastar Amitabh Bachchan should refrain from acting as its brand ambassador as the party's...

27-Feb-2017 New Delhi

No support to Shiv Sena in mayoral election, says Congress

The Congress on Monday said it will not extend support to the Shiv Sena for the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation mayoral election, explaining "it is more important for the party to fight communal forces"."Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam has already...

27-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Modi government attacking democracy : Manish Tewari

The Congress on Monday accused the Modi government of joining forces with the Sangh Parivar to unleash assaults on Indian democracy.Addressing the media here, Congress leader Manish Tewari said the assault on students and teachers by alleged ABVP activists...

02-Jan-2017 New Delhi

PM 'threatening' the country and its people : Manish Tewari

Congress on Tuesday charged Prime Minister Narendra Modi with "trying to threaten" the country and its people when he gives speeches."If you see his (Modi) December 31 speech, it didn't look like as if he was the elected represenative of the people. It looked...

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