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Manish Tewari

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Manish Tewari: Indian politician
Manish Tewari is an Indian lawyer and politician. He is a member of the Indian National Congress and represents Anandpur Sahib in the 17th Lok Sabha. He was the Minister of Information and Broadcasting from 2012 to 2014 and a Member of Parliament from Ludhiana from 2009 to 2014.

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Assam polls: Congress asks EC to probe sudden disappearance of Tamulpur constituency candidate [Video]

Assam polls: Congress asks EC to probe sudden disappearance of Tamulpur constituency candidate

Congress national spokesperson Manish Tiwari while addressing the media in Guwahati asked Election Commission to probe the sudden disappearance of Congress-led Mahajot candidate from Tamulpur..

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Why Dalit only a deputy CM, is top position reserved permanently? Manish Tewari asks Sukhbir Badal


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G-23’s Azad, Sharma, Tewari not on star campaigners list

Leading dissidents Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma and Manish Tewari do not figure in the list of “star campaigners” finalised by Congress for the initial phases of West Bengal and Assam polls, a..
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NSUI's Ram Temple fund collection underscores need for discussion in Congress: Manish Tewari

Amid reports that the Congress' student wing has launched a campaign in Rajasthan to collect money for the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, senior party leader Manish Tewari on Friday said..
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Punjab Cong leaders meet Shah, raise concerns over people 'missing' after Red Fort incident

Congress MP Manish Tewari, and Punjab ministers Sukhjinder Randhawa and Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria met Home Minister Amit Shah in the Parliament House Monday, requesting him to trace the whereabouts of..
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Congress leaders demand JPC probe into Arnab Goswami’s WhatsApp chats

Former I&B minister and Lok Sabha MP Manish Tewari, referring to the leaked WhatsApp chats, tweeted, “If what sections of media is reporting is correct, then it points towards a direct linkage..
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Covaxin approval sans due process, alleges Manish Tewari

In the backdrop of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout in the country, senior Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday raised questions over the emergency use approval given to the indigenously developed..
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Decision not to print copies of Union Budget is cheap theatre, says Manish Tewari


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Comparing farmers’ protest with Shaheen Bagh is like comparing apple with oranges: Congress MP Manish Tewari

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari has refuted the statements of the BJP leaders that the ongoing farmers’ protest is comparable to the Shaheen Bagh agitation witnessed earlier this year. Talking to..
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Convene winter session of Parliament at earliest: Manish Tewari

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Thursday demanded that the winter session of Parliament be convened at the earliest to debate various pressing issues facing the country like the ongoing farmers'..
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Adhir Ranjan writes to Speaker, seeks Winter Session to discuss farmer protests

A day after Congress MP Manish Tewari demanded the Winter Session of Parliament, Congress floor leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury wrote a letter to the Speaker to convene Parliament..
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Congress MP Manish Tewari urges govt to urgently convene winter session of Parliament


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One of the staunchest pillars of the Congress: Party mourns for Ahmed Patel

P Chidambaran, Digvijaya Singh, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Manish Tiwari among several Congress leaders condoled the death of veteran party leader Ahmed Patel who passed away at the wee hours of..
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G-23 signatories stand by reforms demand: Congress' Manish Tewari


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Centre explains urgency to impose national lockdown with just four hours notice

On September 15, Tuesday responded to a question from Congress leader Manish Tiwari as to why countrymen were given just four hours to prepare for the nationwide lockdown. Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
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Congress dissidents, loyalists agree to corner govt on China, economy and Covid

The Congress dissidents who call themselves reformists, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma and surprise invitee Manish Tewari participated in the meeting chaired by interim President Sonia Gandhi. This was..
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Congress parliamentary strategy group meets ahead of upcoming monsoon session

The Congress parliamentary strategy group meeting, chaired by interim president Sonia Gandhi, began on Tuesday. ​​​The meeting is being held ahead of the upcoming monsoon session of the..
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BJP targets Congress over Manish Tewari's letter to Facebook

The BJP on Thursday targeted the Congress for using the services of think tanks and its members to gain access to Facebook’s management in a bid to influence the political process in India.
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Manish Tewari flays 'ill-informed' Congressmen taking swipes at UPA govt

Former Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari slammed few members of the Congress party for "taking swipes at the Dr Manmohan Singh led UPA Government" rather than fight the BJP.
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UPA was victim of ‘sabotage’ by ex-CAG Vinod Rai: Manish Tewari

Lok Sabha MP Manish Tewari strongly defended the UPA government saying it was a victim of internal sabotage via the then CAG Vinod Rai who gave a “fake report on 2G”. The claim came in the backdrop..
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1 year of Modi govt 2.0: BJP lauds efforts, Congress calls it a disaster

The narrative of the country at this juncture is so overpowered by the rising crisis of Covid-19 pandemic and the serious concerns over the slipping down of the economy, as to dominate the reactions of..
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Parliament panel on finance should meet virtually to take stock of economy: Congress leader

In a letter to Jayant Sinha, chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, Manish Tewari has urged him to explore the feasibility of convening a meeting of the panel virtually to take..
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Manish Tewari hits out at Prime Minister Modi over medical aid to Serbia

."What is this happening Mr Prime Minister Narendra Modi? While Frontline Indian Health workers are struggling for protective equipment we are supplying Serbia. Air India to fly out Germans and 90..
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All state govts should say that they will not implement NPR: Manish Tewari


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Need Sonia as Congress chief for ‘foreseeable future’: Manish Tewari


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India reduced to lowly buyer: Congress's Manish Tewari on Trump's visit


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Uddhav Thackeray 'requires a briefing' to understand how NPR is basis of NRC, says Congress leader Manish Tewari

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday said Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray "requires a briefing" on the Citizenship Amendment Rules-2003 to understand how the NPR is the basis of the..
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Mahua Moitra, Manish Tewari included in par panel on data protection bill

The government's proposal to include Mahua Moitra of the TMC and Manish Tewari of the Congress in the joint committee was approved by voice vote in the lower house. Moitra and Tewari will replace..
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PM's address in Parliament oscillated between 'stand-up comedy' and 'rank communalism': Congress

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said it was unfortunate that the prime minister made a reference to Pakistan seven times during his address and accused him of hyphenating India with Pakistan during..
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Economy affected with coronavirus, but govt giving medication for common cold: Manish Tewari

Coming down heavily on the BJP government, Congress MP Manish Tewari on Friday said the country's economy was affected with coronavirus but the Centre was giving medication for common cold. His remarks..
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CDS post: Rajyavardhan Rathore, Manish Tewari in Twitter spat


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Govt has started on wrong foot on CDS appointment: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday raised several questions over the appointment of Gen Bipin Rawat as the CDS, Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said on Twitter that the govt has started on a "wrong foot" on..
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Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 'completely unconstitutional', headed towards SC: Manish Tewari


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SPG should be kept above party biases in multiparty democracy: Manish Tewari

"This is a multiparty democracy and such issues should be kept above party biases. Just because someone no longer remains Prime Minister does not mean that threat posed to them due to decisions taken..
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Electoral bonds have made corruption official: Congress in Lok Sabha

Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Manish Tewari said despite reservations expressed by the Reserve Bank of India and the Election Commission, the government went ahead with the scheme. Congress..
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Confer Bharat Ratna to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev: Manish Tewari urges PM Modi


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Govt should pay 'Jazia Tax' imposed by Pakistan on Kartarpur pilgrims: Manish Tewari

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Friday attacked the Modi government over Pakistan's decision to charge $20 from each pilgrim visiting the Sikh shrine of Kartarpur Sahib, saying the Centre should pay..
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Modi government trying to turn India a majoritarian nation, has crippled economy: Congress

Addressing a press conference here, Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari termed the economic slowdown as "man-made tragedy" and said sector after sector was staring at a seriously challenging situation..
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Indian delegation to visit USA ahead of PM Modi's UNGA address

Prime Minister's address to the UN General Assembly will mark his six-day visit to the country, which begins on September 22. The delegation, comprising of BJP lawmaker Rajiv Pratap Singh Rudy, Shiv..
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Riding on NITI Aayog's Rajiv Kumar comments, Congress attacks govt

As the Congress' social media cell took to splash it, Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari in a news conference attacked the government claiming that more than three crore jobs were at risk.
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Modi govt has no intention to remove Article 371: Amit Shah promises northeastern states

During the debate, Congress MP Manish Tewari had raised concern regarding Article 371.
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Congress's Manish Tiwari trolled for mentioning '50 Shades of Grey' in Lok Sabha

Congress leader Manish Tiwari on Tuesday found himself being trolled in the social media after he mentioned popular 2011 romance novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' while speaking in Lok Sabha during the..
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Bifurcation of J&K as UTs constitutional tragedy, says Manish Tewari

Congress member Manish Tewari said on Tuesday that the division of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories was a "constitutional tragedy" and that Article 370 cannot be repealed without consulting..
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TMC may seek RS debate on CCD founder's death

Manish Tewari on Wednesday referred to the letter written by Cafe Coffee Day founder V G Siddhartha alleging that he had been harassed by tax authorities and sought a probe into his death.
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Opposition members protest against Dam Safety bill in Lok Sabha

Seeking to assure agitated members, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat -- who introduced the Dam Safety Bill, 2019 -- said the central government has not done anything to take away control..
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Centre trying to destabilise non-BJP government in states: Manish Tewari

Congress leader and Anandpur Sahib MP Manish Tewari on Sunday alleged that the the Centre was trying to "destabilise" democratically-elected governments in the states ruled by non-BJP parties. In an..
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BJP making India a police state: Manish Tewari


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3,187 terror attacks in J&K between 2009 and 2019, Centre informs Lok Sabha

The number of terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir has reduced by 86 per cent, that is from 23,290 to 3,187 between April 1, 2009 to June 30, 2019, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The..
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Government needs to hike defence spending: Manish Tewari


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Rahul Gandhi rejects MPs' demand to remain party chief

According to party sources, Rahul Gandhi was requested by MPs like Shashi Tharoor and Manish Tewari to remain as the party chief at the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting in Parliament. "But Rahul..
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