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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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Congress dilemma: Press on with secularism or appease Hindutivists?

Congress has often - and justly - been criticised for waffling on ideological issues

By Mani Shankar Aiyar December 04, 2022

Governors should govern themselves

Does Constitution allow BJP to fire from the governor’s shoulder?

By Mani Shankar Aiyar November 20, 2022

Military was guilty in 1962. Why only blame Nehru?

Army did not have the training or experience of higher command

By Mani Shankar Aiyar November 06, 2022

RSS is complicit in systemic polarisation

What has RSS chief done to get BJP “to shun its politics of religious nationalism”?

By Mani Shankar Aiyar October 23, 2022

Congress lion is now roaring again

BJP and its coterie are beginning to learn that India is not the Hindi heartland

By Mani Shankar Aiyar October 09, 2022

Modi is no Subhas Chandra Bose: Mani Shankar Aiyar

For Netaji, the supreme ideal was Hindu-Muslim unity

By Mani Shankar Aiyar September 25, 2022

Open letter to Ghulam Nabi Azad

Do you seriously expect to find Congress destiny outside Congress, asks Aiyar

By Mani Shankar Aiyar September 11, 2022

Rajiv was right, Governor Arif Khan

Aiyar counters Kerala governor's claims of votebank politics

By Mani Shankar Aiyar August 28, 2022

Act on PESA, says Mani Shankar Aiyar, in open letter to President Murmu

PESA is perhaps the only law that Constitution has mandated Parliament to enact

By Mani Shankar Aiyar August 14, 2022

When SC contradicts itself, ordinary citizen is left bewildered

Some recent developments have raised questions about Supreme Court's objectivity

By Mani Shankar Aiyar July 17, 2022

Nupur Sharma, Salman Rushdie and religious sentiments

Secularism does not mean privileging any religion or denouncing all religion

By Mani Shankar Aiyar July 03, 2022

Mani Shankar Aiyar on lesson for India from Ukraine impasse

Only sense of wanting to belong to the nation will keep us secure

By Mani Shankar Aiyar June 19, 2022

Mani Shankar Aiyar on the hospitality and discussions at Chintan Shivir

As far as Congress is concerned, there is no alternative to the Gandhi triumvirate

By Mani Shankar Aiyar June 05, 2022

Politicians picking their voters! Mani Shankar Aiyar on gerrymandering in J&K

Delimitation Commission's report cannot be challenged in court, legislature

By Mani Shankar Aiyar May 22, 2022

The Congress must revive its Sadbhavna Sangathan to stop communal clashes

The bulldozer is the new totem of revenge

By Mani Shankar Aiyar May 08, 2022
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