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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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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

Indira established India was not warmongering nation, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

I am spending the week of the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Bangladesh in

By Mani Shankar Aiyar January 02, 2022

Let leadership of anti-BJP front be decided after 2024 polls: Mani Shankar Aiyar

One of the more curious episodes in my life occurred at the end of 1997, when I quit

By Mani Shankar Aiyar December 19, 2021

Only electoral opportunism can explain Modi's U-turn on farm laws: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Elections have a way of “concentrating the mind wonderfully”. With setbacks in Uttar

By Mani Shankar Aiyar December 05, 2021

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
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