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Ghulam Nabi Azad


BJP leader as NHRC member: Centre unsure, petition in SC

December 09, 2016 3:19 am

“Questions have been raised about the suitability, legality and desirability of appointing him (Khanna) to the post. Everything will become clear soon,” said a government source.

Softer on demonetisation debate, Congress yet to convince rest

December 09, 2016 12:43 am

“We have changed our tactics... Let’s have a discussion and then we can move a resolution demanding a vote,” the Congress leader told The Indian Express.

Seen 11 PMs but never such contempt of Parliament: Ghulam Nabi Azad

November 30, 2016 1:43 am

The Congress also stepped up its attack on the Prime Minister over the scrapping of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes.

Rajya Sabha stalled as BJP hits back on Ghulam Nabi Azad remark, he rakes up Kandahar

November 19, 2016 1:19 am

Azad, backed by his party, remained firm and hit back at the BJP by raking up the Kandahar hostages-for-terrorists swap.

Hope Priyanka will campaign outside Amethi, Rae Bareli: Ghulam Nabi Azad

June 15, 2016 8:44 pm

Ghulam Nabi Azad will be going to Lucknow on June 16 for a two-day brainstorming session with senior state leaders on the strategy ahead. He has already said the Congress will project a chief ministerial candidate.

Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kamal Nath appointed Congress general secretaries

June 12, 2016 5:26 pm

Azad, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, has been made in charge of Uttar Pradesh, while Nath will look after Punjab and Haryana.

TMC to lock horns with Congress, plans petition against Ghulam Nabi Azad

May 04, 2016 4:06 am

Sources said that after Derek O’Brien made a pitch for action against the 33 Congress MPs, senior Congress leaders reached out to Trinamool leaders to pacify them.

Eligibility criteria for panchayat polls: Azad brings private member’s bill to amend Constitution

April 30, 2016 6:25 am

On Friday, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad, who had moved the amendment, introduced a private member’s bill in the Upper House to amend the Constitution.

Modi stopping development schemes started by Congress in Assam: Ghulam Nabi Azad

April 06, 2016 4:18 pm

The Congress leader accused the BJP government at the Centre of adopting "anti-Assam, anti-people and anti-North East" policies.

Rise in vigilantism a concern: Ghulam Nabi Azad to PM Modi

March 21, 2016 1:06 am

In his letter, Azad expressed concern at the rising instances of vigilantism, the latest in a series of cases being the alleged killing of two cattle traders in Latehar district of Jharkhand.


Vijai Sharma takes oath as CIC; Modi, Jaitley, Kharge attend ceremony

June 10, 2015 4:58 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee administers oath to new Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma at Rashtrapati Bhavan.


Budget Session: Congress assures support in passing all bills

February 22, 2016 2:50 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday said the Congress will help the ruling government in passing all the bills that will be presented in the Parliament. He added that the Congress should not be blamed for any disruption in the Parliament. He clarified by saying that if the government will listen to the matters rather than ignoring them, then the Parliament will work properly without any disruption.

Congress leaders meet President, brief him on Arunachal Pradesh

February 16, 2016 4:56 pm

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Senior Congress leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal met President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday evening to brief him about the happenings in Arunachal Pradesh. Briefing the media after meeting the President, Congress leader Sibal said they have requested the former to ensure that the Constitution is followed and obeyed in formation of government in Arunachal Pradesh. He further said that any act of Centre to swear in Khaliko Pul would be unconstitutional.

Sonia Gandhi meets Mehbooba Mufti

January 10, 2016 1:21 pm

Srinagar, Jan 10 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi, J&K former chief minister and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday met People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti at her residence to express condolence on the demise of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.Azad stated that Sonia Gandhi had come to offer prayer and condolences to the family and party of late Chief Minister Mufti. He added that Sonia Gandhi visited Mehbooba Mufti for the long association former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed shared with the Congress Party.