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As of Saturday, May 16, 2009 11:27 AM IST, he is trailing in the 2009 Indian Parliamentary Elections

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Mani Shankar Aiyar Presides Over the Convocation of IILM
The annual convocation ceremony of IILM Institute for Higher Education was held on July 31st 2013. Mr. Mani Shankar Aiyar, Member of Parliament, presided over the convocation and awarded Certificates of Merit to the students. More than 350 students graduated from IILM this year

Aiyar lashes out at Azim Premji, Murthy for expressing distrust in govt.
Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Wednesday lashed out at Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and Infosys Technologies founder N R Narayana Murthy for distrusting the policies of the government.

BJP's Ram Naik slams Centre over petroleum policy paralysis
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Naik on Friday slammed the Central Government for their inaction towards framing a petroleum policy which could reduce the unprecedented hike in the prices of petrol.

Lawmakers for hygiene in Rajya Sabha
Cutting across party lines, lawmakers of various political outfits on Thursday emphasized on the need to maintain hygiene in Rajya Sabha premises.

BJP slams Aiyar for 'personal attack' on Jaitley
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday charged Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar of provoking the House through his personal attack on Arun Jaitley during the debate on the Bofors revelations.

Indian Parliamentarians visit Pakistan
A delegation of Indian Parliamentarians, headed by BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, on Monday crossed into Pakistan through Wagah - Attari land border.

Calling Pakistan "failed state" misleading assumption: Mani Shankar Aiyar
Indian Rajya Sabha member Mani Shankar Aiyar has said Pakistan is not a failed state and any strategy built on this assumption will be "dangerously misleading".

Pak-India parliamentarians dialogue over economic ties to start in Islamabad
A 15-member Indian delegation has arrived in Pakistan to participate in the third round of Pakistan-India Parliamentarians Dialogue over a broad theme of promoting trade and economic relations between the two countries.

Indian parliamentarians begin visit to Pakistan
A delegation of Indian parliamentarians, headed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha, crossed into Pakistan through the Wagah - Attari land border on Monday.

Swaminathan defends India's poverty line benchmark
Eminent agriculture scientist M. S. Swaminathan on Tuesday said comprehensive revision of the poverty line was the 'need of the hour'.

Pak MPs meet Krishna, Indian lawmakers to improve bilateral ties
In a bid to improve bilateral relations, a group of Pakistani lawmakers visited India on Thursday and held a meeting with External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and their counterparts.

Vilasrao Deshmukh, prominent lawmakers call for UN Parliamentary Assembly
Nearly 40 sitting members of parliament from India, cutting across party lines, support an appeal addressed to the UN and the governments of its member states "to establish a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations."

Indo- Pak parliamentarians meet in New Delhi to boost bilateral ties
Aiming to strengthen bilateral ties, parliamentary delegations from India and Pakistan met in New Delhi on Wednesday to bridge the trust deficit and boost people-to-people contact between the two Asian neighbours.

CAG report blames Delhi CM for losses, PMO for endorsing Kalmadi
In a big blow to the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has indicted the Prime Minister's Office and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in their report on the irregularities observed in the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG).

Maken blames NDA Govt. for clearing Kalmadi's CWG appointment
Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Ajay Maken on Tuesday squarely blamed the previous National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government (1998-2004) for clearing the appointment of Congress parliamentarian Suresh Kalmadi as chairman of the organizing committee of the 19th Commonwealth Games that was held last October.

Mani Shankar Aiyar says join the Congress as 'circus', to achieve something
Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has said to be a part of this party, one has to be a part of the circus that goes on at the Congress committee office.

Mani Shankar Aiyar blames former PM Rao for Babri mosque demolition
Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has said that former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao was to blamed for the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid, as the act occurred when he was in office.

BJP holds PMO responsible for Kalmadi's appointment as CWG chairman
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday held the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) responsible for the appointment of Suresh Kalmadi, presently imprisoned in Delhi's Tihar Jail, as chairman of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee (OC).

'It is rubbish that the petroleum portfolio was taken from me': Aiyar
Former Union Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar on Monday rubbished an expose by whistle blowing website WikiLeaks that he was replaced by Murli Deora as Petroleum Minister in 2006 under US pressure.

Opposition pulls up Govt. over WikiLeaks disclosures
The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday witnessed heated arguments as the Opposition sought clarification from the government on a series of disclosures made by the whistleblower website WikiLeaks.

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