Articles about Ghulam Nabi Azad

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

19 Mar 2022

Politics
'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.

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

16 Feb 2022

Politics
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.

Manish Tewari taunts Congress over exclusion from star campaigners list

05 Feb 2022

Politics
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.

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

26 Jan 2022

Politics
'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.

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

29 Sep 2021

Politics
'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.

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

10 Aug 2021

Politics
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.

PM Modi gets emotional bidding farewell to Ghulam Nabi Azad

09 Feb 2021

Politics
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.

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

03 Feb 2021

India
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.

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

29 Jan 2021

Politics
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.

Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on

19 Dec 2020

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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.

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

23 Nov 2020

Politics
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.

After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress

21 Oct 2020

Politics
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.

What happened inside Rajya Sabha last Sunday? Footage reveals details

27 Sep 2020

Politics
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.

Opposition boycotts Lok Sabha over suspended MPs, farm bills

22 Sep 2020

Politics
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.

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

22 Sep 2020

Politics
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.

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

12 Sep 2020

Politics
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.

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

07 Sep 2020

Politics
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.

Dinner hosted by Tharoor birthed letter which sparked Congress' crisis

25 Aug 2020

Politics
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.

Sonia remains Congress chief; election of successor in 6 months

24 Aug 2020

Politics
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).

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

24 Aug 2020

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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.

Senior Congress leaders seek reforms in letter to Sonia Gandhi

23 Aug 2020

Politics
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.

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

19 Jun 2020

Politics
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.

Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad to skip banquet for Trump

24 Feb 2020

Politics
Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad to skip banquet for Trump

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not be attending the Presidential banquet hosted for United States President Donald Trump, sources told ANI on Monday.

Violence in Jamia: Priyanka Gandhi leads protest at India Gate

16 Dec 2019

Politics
Violence in Jamia: Priyanka Gandhi leads protest at India Gate

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached India Gate in New Delhi to show solidarity towards students of Jamia Millia Islamia, where cops unleashed horror yesterday. Starting at 4pm, she held a two-hour symbolic protest.

Lynch the rapists, says Jaya Bachchan, over Telangana rape-murder case

02 Dec 2019

India
Lynch the rapists, says Jaya Bachchan, over Telangana rape-murder case

Amid nationwide outcry over the gruesome gang-rape and murder of a young woman in Telangana, Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan on Monday argued that those accused of rape must be brought out in public and lynched.

Ex-Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar resigns ahead of state polls

05 Oct 2019

Politics
Ex-Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar resigns ahead of state polls

A month after he was removed as Haryana Congress chief, Ashok Tanwar announced his resignation from the party on Saturday.

Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today

01 Oct 2019

India
Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today

In August, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre revoked Article 370 of the constitution which rewarded special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The state was also divided into two UTs, namely J&K and Ladakh.

Ghulam Nabi Azad can visit J&K, but with conditions: SC

16 Sep 2019

Politics
Ghulam Nabi Azad can visit J&K, but with conditions: SC

On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit some districts of Jammu and Kashmir, but added that he will not make any speeches or hold a public rally, as per his "own submissions".

Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

24 Aug 2019

Politics
Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.

Chidambaram arrested: CBI, ED are revenge seeking departments, says Congress

22 Aug 2019

Politics
Chidambaram arrested: CBI, ED are revenge seeking departments, says Congress

The dramatic arrest of P Chidambaram from his residence on Wednesday night forced Congress to reach out to the other Opposition parties.

Manmohan Singh talks about intolerance, disturbing trends, and mob violence

20 Aug 2019

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Manmohan Singh talks about intolerance, disturbing trends, and mob violence

Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday needled the intolerance debate by saying the country witnessed disturbing trends in the last few years.

Man who 'spoke' to Doval didn't know he was NSA

13 Aug 2019

India
Man who 'spoke' to Doval didn't know he was NSA

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval has been camping in J&K for days now, reviewing security situation, and "interacting" with locals.

Hours before death, Swaraj asked Salve to collect Rs.1 fee

07 Aug 2019

Politics
Hours before death, Swaraj asked Salve to collect Rs.1 fee

As the External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj won hearts with her compassion and approachable attitude. Naturally, her demise on Tuesday night shocked everyone.

#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move

06 Aug 2019

Politics
#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move

In a huge blow to Congress and its former president Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia supported the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

#Article370Scrapped: Yashwant Sinha feels BJP can break Rajiv Gandhi's record

06 Aug 2019

Politics
#Article370Scrapped: Yashwant Sinha feels BJP can break Rajiv Gandhi's record

If elections were held today, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could easily break late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's electoral record, feels former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha.

Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370

05 Aug 2019

Politics
Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370

In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.

#Article370Scrapped: How Indian politicians reacted

05 Aug 2019

Politics
#Article370Scrapped: How Indian politicians reacted

On Monday, India bore witness to history as the BJP-led Centre scrapped contentious Article 370, which granted autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir.

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

04 Aug 2019

Politics
Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir after the Parliament's Budget Session concludes on August 7.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police

15 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police

In a major embarrassment to Congress, fourteen rebel MLAs of Karnataka Assembly wrote a letter to Mumbai Police seeking protection from senior leaders who might meet them.

Few have the courage: Priyanka praises Rahul after his resignation

04 Jul 2019

Politics
Few have the courage: Priyanka praises Rahul after his resignation

A day after Rahul Gandhi publicly announced his resignation from the post of Congress President, sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hailed his decision saying few have courage like him.

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