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Mani Shankar Aiyar's '1962 Chinese invasion' comment sparks row, Congress distances itself after BJP ire

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's reference to the 1962 India-China war as the "alleged Chinese invasion" is the latest faux pas by the veteran politician.

Pakistan won't drop atom bomb if India respects them, says Congress veteran Mani Shankar Aiyar; BJP hits back

New Delhi/IBNS: In another controversial remark coming from the primary opposition party, Congress veteran Mani Shankar Aiyar advocated India's display of "respect" towards Pakistan to avoid dropping of an atom bomb from the neighbouring country.

Pakistan won't drop bomb if India shows respect to them: Congress' Mani Shankar Aiyar

New Delhi/IBNS: In a potential controversial remark in the election season, Congress veteran Mani Shankar Aiyar has said India's hostile neighbour Pakistan will not resort to bombings if they are shown respect.

Undignified language in political discourse unacceptable: Congress

New Delhi, May 14 (UNI): The Congress on Tuesday strongly condemned the remarks made by senior party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar, justifying his "neech" jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the Gujarat Assembly elections but blamed the PM and the BJP leaders for lowering the level of public discourse in the country.

Congress revokes Mani Shankar Aiyar's suspension

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IBNS): Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's suspension for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "neech aadmi (low person)" has been revoked by his party.

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh slams Modi, asks him to 'apologise' for spreading 'falsehood and canards'

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IBNS): Ex-Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday attacked current PM Narendra Modi and accused him of spreading "falsehood and canards" in a bid to win the Gujarat Assembly polls.

Modi ji speak a bit about Gujarat too: Rahul Gandhi slams PM

Palanpur, Dec 11 (IBNS): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his recent comment on Pakistan and said he should speak more about Gujarat elections and the state's development than about other nations.

Mani Shankar held secret meets with Pak High Commissioner: Modi in Gujarat

New Delhi/Palanpur, Dec 10 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, while addressing a rally in poll-bound Gujarat's Palanpur, alleged that suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar held secret meetings with Pakistan High Commissioner.

Mani Shankar Aiyar offered supari for me in Pakistan, claims Modi in Gujarat rally

Banaskantha, Dec 8 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday alleged that suspended Congress leader  Mani Shankar Aiyar had talked about 'supari' (contract) to get him out of the way during his visit to Pakistan.

Mani Shankar Aiyar's comment and suspension 'strategic': Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): Congress might have tried to salvage the political crisis by suspending Mani Shankar Aiyar, who called Prime Minister Narendra Modi "neech aadmi" or "low person" drawing controversy, the Bharatiya Janata Party feels the move by the Congress was "strategic".

Neech Aadmi: Congress suspends Mani Shankar Aiyar

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS): After disapproving his remark, the Congress party on Thursday suspended its senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi "neech aadmi" or "low person".

Neech Aadmi: After Rahul's disapproval, Mani Shankar Aiyar apologises

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS): After Rahul Gandhi's disapproval, Congress senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar issued an apology on Thursday stating that he did not use "neech aadmi" to mean Prime Minister Narendra Modi's caste.

Rahul Gandhi disapproves Aiyar's comment on PM Modi, asks him to apologise

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has asked his senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar to apologise for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi "neech aadmi" or "low person".

Mani Shankar Aiyar calls PM Modi 'neech aadmi', BJP hits back

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar, who had once called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "chaiwala" or "tea-seller", on Thursday attacked the PM calling him "neech aadmi" or "low person" after the latter took a jibe at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at the inauguration of the Dr. Ambedkar International Centre.