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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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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

Indian secularism: What defines it, analyses Mani Shankar Aiyar

Constitution recognises the profound religiosity of the people of India

By Mani Shankar Aiyar April 24, 2022

Ukraine crisis: Meaningful negotiations should have been initiated in 2014

Geopolitical realities might require Ukraine to give assurances of not joining NATO

By Mani Shankar Aiyar April 10, 2022

UP voted for Jinnah, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

Jinnah predicated demand for Partition on the same “80:20” principle Yogi spoke of

By Mani Shankar Aiyar March 27, 2022

Mani Shankar Aiyar on the BJP's attempt to save the cow

Modi had to acknowledge the predominance in farmers’ minds of stray animal nuisance

By Mani Shankar Aiyar March 13, 2022

Some gems from Nehru that Modi might like to use: Mani Shankar Aiyar

PM Modi has taken to citing Jawaharlal Nehru in Parliament

By Mani Shankar Aiyar February 27, 2022

Has RSS chief denounced Haridwar hate sadhus as ‘not Hindu’, asks Mani Shankar Aiyar

A group of 32 former ambassadors of India (dubbed G-32) has issued a riposte to two

By Mani Shankar Aiyar February 13, 2022

When Rajiv went to Punjab, 6 months after Indira was killed: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Seeing Prime Minister Narendra Modi stuck on a flyover for 20 minutes and the

By Mani Shankar Aiyar January 30, 2022

Nagaland killings have raised disturbing issues, writes Mani Shankar Aiyar

In an “ambush” on December 4, a unit of 21 Para Special Forces killed six innocent,

By Mani Shankar Aiyar January 16, 2022
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