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Mani Shankar Aiyar

Mani Shankar Aiyar

Mani Shankar Aiyar, a former Union minister who has held portfolios like Panchayati Raj, Petroleum and Natural Gas and Youth Affairs and Sports, is an MP and a social commentator.

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Mullaperiyar: Work towards a political solution, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

Yes, there is a Tamil Nadu-Kerala dispute over the Mullaperiyar dam. But, perhaps

By Mani Shankar Aiyar November 21, 2021

Priyanka makes a mark with promise of 40% tickets to women: Mani Shankar Aiyar

By announcing that 40 per cent of Congress tickets for the Uttar Pradesh polls will

By Mani Shankar Aiyar November 07, 2021

Modi sold the Maharajah for a song, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

As I settle down to write this column, newspaper headlines are screaming the news of

By Mani Shankar Aiyar October 24, 2021

Why India’s #EaseOfDoingBusiness rankings can’t be trusted: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Readers will recall Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first Independence Day address.

By Mani Shankar Aiyar October 10, 2021

Modi contracted out AfPak policy for political gains in UP: Mani Shankar Aiyar

A gaping hole has opened in the northwest of our subcontinent with India having

By Mani Shankar Aiyar September 26, 2021

Partition: What does the prime minister want us to remember?

What is the purpose of remembrance? Revenge? Remorse? Restitution? Reconciliation?

By Mani Shankar Aiyar September 12, 2021

Modi deserves gold medal for hyperbole, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

And, the Olympic medals for hyperbole go to: Gold—the prime minister (“stupendous

By Mani Shankar Aiyar August 29, 2021

Amit Shah's policy led to Mizoram-Assam clash, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

Union Home Minister Amit Shah thunders at the Chinese that India will not yield them

By Mani Shankar Aiyar August 15, 2021

What Amit Shah plans to achieve with cooperation ministry: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Cooperatives are listed as a state subject in our Constitution, and till the other

By Mani Shankar Aiyar August 01, 2021

What Amit Shah plans to achieve with cooperation ministry: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Cooperatives are listed as a state subject in our Constitution, and till the other

By Mani Shankar Aiyar August 01, 2021

J&K: Round one has gone to Gupkar Alliance, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

Why did Narendra Modi-Amit Shah invite to Delhi the very Kashmiris they were bent on

By Mani Shankar Aiyar July 18, 2021

Mani Shankar Aiyar writes about 3,974 arrests in two years under UAPA

Is India awash with terrorism? The US state department found that in 46 years

By Mani Shankar Aiyar July 04, 2021

It is high time we scrapped the sedition law, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

In the 1990s, a favourite term of abuse of the sangh parivar for people like me

By Mani Shankar Aiyar June 20, 2021

Mani Shankar Aiyar compares Palestine and Kashmir

On August 5, 2019, I wrote that the Modi government had just created a Palestine on

By Mani Shankar Aiyar June 06, 2021

Tamil Nadu has shown the way to national redemption, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

A Lokniti-CSDS poll survey published in The Hindu (May 5) contains the astonishing

By Mani Shankar Aiyar May 23, 2021
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