Ghulam Nabi Azad: News

02 Jan 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 persons killed in Rajouri terror attack

Four persons were killed and nine others injured after suspected terrorists stormed into their houses and opened fire in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

26 Dec 2022

Kashmiri Pandit

Ghulam Nabi Azad urges relocation of Kashmiri Pandits to Jammu

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Democratic Azad Party (DAP) Chief Ghulam Nabi Azad urged the government on Monday to relocate Kashmir Pandits (KPs) to Jammu until the situation in the Kashmir valley improves.

26 Sep 2022

Article 370

Ghulam Nabi Azad names his new party 'Democratic Azad Party'

After quitting the Congress a month ago despite a half-a-century-old association, former Jammu and Kashmir CM Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday announced his new party will be named as "Democratic Azad Party."

24 Sep 2022

Shashi Tharoor

Congress president poll battle heats up: Tharoor gets nomination form

Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor received the nomination form for the Congress presidential election at the party headquarters on Saturday, according to to PTI.

15 Sep 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmir: 'BJP agent' Azad gets threats from LeT-linked terrorist organization

Ghulam Nabi Azad, the former Indian National Congress (INC) leader now treading an independent political path, has reportedly received threats from terrorist organizations in Jammu and Kashmir.

11 Sep 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Ghulam Nabi Azad to announce new party in 10 days

Addressing a public rally in Baramulla, north Kashmir — his first since quitting Congress a couple of weeks back — veteran leader and ex-Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said he could announce new party within 10 days.

11 Sep 2022

Shashi Tharoor

Congress changes internal election rules after party leaders' 'transparency' concerns

The Indian National Congress (INC) has made substantial changes to its internal poll rules ahead of the crucial election for the next party president.

04 Sep 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Congress holds 'Halla Bol' rally against inflation at Ramlila Maidan

Congress is holding a mega rally ''Mehangai Par Halla Bol' at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan on Sunday to corner the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre over different issues, especially the price rise.

04 Sep 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Azad to launch new party with rally in Jammu today

A week after abandoning the Indian National Congress (INC) ship with a scathing attack on the Gandhis, veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad is all set to launch his new party in Jammu and Kashmir.

28 Aug 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Congress set to elect new president on October 17

The Congress Working Committee (CWC), the grand old party's top decision-making body, on Sunday approved the election schedule to pick the party's new president, as per officials.

28 Aug 2022


After Azad, Telangana Congress leader MA Khan quits, blames Gandhi

Trouble seems to be far from over for the Congress as another party leader MA Khan resigned on Saturday, this time in Telangana.

27 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Azad launching own party; restoring J&K special status on manifesto

Former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad is all set to form his own political party, said his close aide GM Saroori.

26 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

As Congress attacks Azad, 5 other J&K leaders quit party

Commenting on Ghulam Nabi Azad quitting Congress, All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Jairam Ramesh said it was "regrettable" that it came at a time when the party was engaged in fighting the BJP on price rise, unemployment and polarization.

26 Aug 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Ghulam Nabi quits Congress, says party at 'no return' point

Veteran Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad resigned from all positions of the party and quit the primary membership as well on Friday.

21 Aug 2022

Himachal Pradesh

Anand Sharma quits key Congress post in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh

In yet another jolt to the Indian National Congress (INC), senior leader Anand Sharma on Sunday announced his resignation from a key Himachal Pradesh unit post.

17 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Another Congress rebellion? 'Disgruntled' Azad quits key post within hours

In yet another 'rebellion' within the Indian National Congress (INC), senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad quit a key party post, hours after his appointment on Tuesday.

07 Jun 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: SIT to probe temple vandalism in Bhaderwah

After the alleged vandalism at the Lord Vasuki Nag temple in Bhaderwah of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, a six-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) was constituted on Monday to investigate the case, the police said.

03 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Ghulam Nabi Azad refuses to be 'no. 2' in Congress

Veteran Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has refused President Sonia Gandhi's offer to be in the number two position in the party.

19 Mar 2022

Kapil Sibal

'No questions on leadership': Ghulam Nabi Azad after meeting Sonia

Ghulam Nabi Azad, the leader of G-23--the dissident group within Congress--met party president Sonia Gandhi on Friday.

16 Feb 2022

Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Congress' G-23 leaders call for introspection over leaders leaving party

With the exit of senior Congress leader Ashwani Kumar on Tuesday, the simmering tension within the grand old party came to the fore again.

05 Feb 2022


Manish Tewari taunts Congress over exclusion from star campaigners list

Congress leader Manish Tewari slammed the party on Saturday, a day after his name was left out of the star campaigners list for the Punjab elections.

26 Jan 2022

Kapil Sibal

'Ironic Congress doesn't need him': Sibal on Azad's Padma Bhushan

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday took a jibe at his own party after veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was conferred with the Padma Bhushan award.

29 Sep 2021

Kapil Sibal

'Not Ji Huzoor-23': Kapil Sibal, others question Punjab crisis

Congress leader Kapil Sibal today expressed disappointment over the functioning of party and questioned its leadership amid an embarrassing crisis in the party's Punjab unit.

10 Aug 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K's statehood should be restored before holding assembly polls: Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday called for the restoration of Jammu and Kashmir's statehood before assembly elections are held and batted for land and job rights for its residents.

09 Feb 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi gets emotional bidding farewell to Ghulam Nabi Azad

The Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Congress party's Ghulam Nabi Azad, is set to retire on February 15.

03 Feb 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Bring bill for restoring J&K statehood: Azad to government

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday asked the Government to bring a bill in Rajya Sabha proposing the restoration of statehood for Jammu and Kashmir.

29 Jan 2021


Budget Session: 17 Opposition parties to boycott President's address

As many as 17 Opposition parties have decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind's address to both Houses of Parliament, indicating that the Budget Session will be replete with confrontations.

19 Dec 2020

Shashi Tharoor

Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on

On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.

23 Nov 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Congress' structure has collapsed: "Dissenter" Ghulam Nabi Azad speaks again

Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was one of the 23 signatories of the unprecedented letter written to party President Sonia Gandhi, has again given his opinion on the issues plaguing the grand old party, in the aftermath of poor performance in Bihar and other states.

21 Oct 2020


After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress

After the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar, the Indian National Congress is reportedly expected to announce another organizational reshuffle.

27 Sep 2020

Venkaiah Naidu

What happened inside Rajya Sabha last Sunday? Footage reveals details

The conduct of the government, opposition, and Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh inside the Rajya Sabha last Sunday garnered much attention.

22 Sep 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Opposition boycotts Lok Sabha over suspended MPs, farm bills

The Opposition has boycotted the Parliament in protest of the farm bills. They on Tuesday staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha after a similar move in the Rajya Sabha.

22 Sep 2020

Farmers Protest

MPs end 'dharna,' opposition boycotts RS till demands are met

Eight suspended MPs of the House of Elders ended their 'dharna' on Tuesday and joined the opposition in its decision to boycott the Rajya Sabha till three demands are met.

12 Sep 2020


In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.

07 Sep 2020

Shashi Tharoor

Letter writers dropped from Congress' A-teams formed for UP polls

Congress, eyeing a resurrection in politics, on Sunday evening announced seven committees for Uttar Pradesh polls, which are still two years away. Unsurprisingly, it handed over a major snub to notable leaders like Jitin Prasada and Raj Babbar, who had signed the letter to party President Sonia Gandhi demanding the party's re-haul.

25 Aug 2020

Shashi Tharoor

Dinner hosted by Tharoor birthed letter which sparked Congress' crisis

The idea of the unprecedented letter sent to Congress President Sonia Gandhi earlier this month was seeded nearly five months ago at a dinner hosted by Shashi Tharoor, who represents Thiruvananthapuram in the Lok Sabha, a report in HT said.

24 Aug 2020

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia remains Congress chief; election of successor in 6 months

The seven-hour long meeting of the Congress Working Committee has come to an end. During the meeting, it was decided that Sonia Gandhi will continue to serve as the interim President of the Indian National Congress (INC).

24 Aug 2020


Find new chief: Sonia Gandhi, keen on resigning, tells Congress

At the crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, interim President Sonia Gandhi is likely to offer her resignation, amid a rift that emerged in the party after a letter was sent to her by 23 members demanding an overhaul in the organization.

23 Aug 2020

Shashi Tharoor

Senior Congress leaders seek reforms in letter to Sonia Gandhi

Several senior leaders of the Indian National Congress (INC) have written to party chief Sonia Gandhi seeking sweeping changes in the party.

19 Jun 2020


PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened an all-party meeting today to discuss the clash in Galwan Valley, in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred.