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.
11 Mar 2020Politics
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.
09 Oct 2019Politics
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.
05 Oct 2019Politics
A month after he was removed as Haryana Congress chief, Ashok Tanwar announced his resignation from the party on Saturday.
19 Aug 2019Politics
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.
11 Nov 2017India
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.