Articles about Ashok Tanwar

Ashok Tanwar is an Indian politician and former Member of Parliament (MP) from the state of Haryana. He has done his MA, MPhil, and PhD in History from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. During his university days, Tanwar was a student activist of the Indian National Congress (INC)-affiliated National Students Union of India (NSUI), later serving as its president. He also served as the President of the JNU Students’ Union. He was also the President of the Indian Youth Congress between 2005 and 2010. Tanwar was elected to the Lok Sabha in the 2009 General Elections from Sirsa, and in 2014, was appointed as the President of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC). He lost his Lok Sabha seat in the next election in 2014 to INLD’s Charanjeet Singh Rori. Tanwar quit Congress in 2019 after his disputes with the former state Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda increased, and his loyalists were denied tickets for the 2019 Haryana assembly elections. In February 2021, he launched his own political outfit, Apna Bharat Morcha.

Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

11 Mar 2020

Politics
Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

Jyotiraditya Scindia, a close friend of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and ex-parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh's Guna, left Congress recently, the party with which his association was almost two decades old.

Congress' problem is that Rahul Gandhi walked away: Salman Khurshid

09 Oct 2019

Politics
Congress' problem is that Rahul Gandhi walked away: Salman Khurshid

Evidently, Congress is fighting for survival. The party faced its straight second defeat in the Lok Sabha elections in May, proving it is extremely far from reality.

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.

Congress has lost its way: Hooda supports BJP's Kashmir move

19 Aug 2019

Politics
Congress has lost its way: Hooda supports BJP's Kashmir move

In a major blow to Congress, one of its stalwarts on Sunday openly supported the Centre's decision to annul Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories.

Pradyuman Thakur murder: Was a second Ryan student involved too?

11 Nov 2017

India
Pradyuman Thakur murder: Was a second Ryan student involved too?

The Pradyuman Thakur case seems to be far from solved. In another surprising development, reports have emerged that the CBI is examining the possible involvement of another student.