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Haryana polls: Ashok Tanwar announces 'surgical strike' on Congress, extends support to JJP

October 16, 2019 5:17 pm

Asserting that Congress was fighting for the third or fourth position in the assembly elections to be held on October 21, Ashok Tanwar said, "I have laid down the land mine for enemies and this is the first surgical strike on them."

Ahead of Haryana elections, former Congress state chief Ashok Tanwar quits party

October 05, 2019 9:22 pm

"After long deliberations with party workers and for reasons well known to all Congressman and public, I hereby resign from the primary membership of the Congress," Ashok Tanwar announced on Twitter.

Haryana elections: In Congress list, ‘rebel’ Ashok Tanwar

October 05, 2019 12:57 pm

The 40-member list includes the party’s top central leadership — former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

Haryana Congress now Hooda Congress: Ashok Tanwar

October 04, 2019 7:09 am

Tanwar on Thursday sent her a letter claiming that some “individuals” were “selling tickets and subverting the great political legacy of the Congress party by ruthlessly killing the political career of hardworking Congress leaders”.

Haryana: Congress infighting spills onto streets, Ashok Tanwar protests outside 10 Janpath

October 03, 2019 2:26 am

Addressing supporters, Tanwar said his fight is for ideology and is based on principles while Hooda is fighting to “save himself from going to jail”.

Haryana: Ashok Tanwar asks party workers to launch ‘mass contact campaign’ on Rahul Gandhi's birthday

June 13, 2019 1:45 am

Although, Tanwar claimed that party’s all incumbent and former MLAs, former MPs and senior leaders of the party were invited for the meeting, but former Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda, his son Deepender Hooda and various other leaders of Hooda camp gave it a miss.

Poll debacle: Haryana Congress chief faces flak at party meeting, says 'shoot me'

June 06, 2019 9:21 pm

A party leader who attended the meeting summoned Tuesday in New Delhi by Ghulam Nabi Azad, the Haryana in-charge at the AICC, claimed Tanwar was targeted by some MLAs close to former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. The MLAs pressed for a leadership change in Haryana over the party's failure to win any of the 10 Lok Sabha seats in the state.

Haryana Congress chief bucks trend: After 0/10 score, asks - ‘Why should I quit?’

May 29, 2019 3:57 am

While the Congress lost all 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana, and Tanwar himself lost from Sirsa Parliamentary constituency by over 3 lakh votes, he remained firm: “I have not resigned from my post, nor do I have any plans to do that.”

Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar: Ready to bury hatchet with Bhupinder Singh Hooda

July 09, 2018 9:58 pm

Tanwar said "there was some bad blood", especially after the assault on him during a Congress rally in October 2016 in Delhi, but he decided to move on. "..Time is a great healer," he added.

BJP rally: Police briefly detains Haryana Congress chief, several party workers

February 15, 2018 9:23 pm

BJP president Amit Shah addressed the rally, in which Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, many of his ministerial colleagues, party legislators and workers reached the venue riding motorcycles.


Jat quota: Congress criticises PM Modi for being silent

February 21, 2016 11:18 am

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Congress leader Kumari Selja on Sunday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for remaining silent over the agitation in Haryana by Jats, demanding reservation in government jobs and educational institutions. Selja added that despite being present in the country, it seems PM Modi is not here. Another Congress leader Ashok Tanwar appealed to the Jat community to maintain peace and allow the system to function normally.Meanwhile, another Congress leader Kiran Chaudhary alleged that few unsocial elements are trying to pollute the atmosphere, adding that they are spreading the violence under a conspiracy.