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Ashwani Kumar


Who is stopping you: Delhi HC after Centre says Health and Yoga Science should be in curriculum

May 18, 2022 9:10 pm

The court was hearing the petition filed by BJP leader Ashwani Kumar Upadhyay arguing that the State has an obligation to provide health and yoga education to children.

Ashwani Kumar has flagged what’s wrong with the Congress. No marks for guessing whether the party is listening

February 17, 2022 9:15 am

Congress's top leadership must listen to voices that demand change as well as come up with a narrative that captures the voters’ imaginations and strikes a chord with their aspirations. It could begin by not trashing those who leave -- but listen to what they say.

'Leader after leader leaving; serious concern': Congress G-23 leaders call for introspection

February 16, 2022 12:09 pm

Senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said exit of "leader after leader" from the party is a "matter of serious concern".

Exclusive | Ashwani Kumar interview: National mood not in favour of alternative that Congress presents in terms of future leadership

February 16, 2022 6:29 am

Ashwani Kumar quits Congress: "The way Amarinder was humiliated… has had a negative effect on Congress. Unless we’ve all got it wrong, it is a wave election for AAP; Congress has ceased to be the mouthpiece of national aspirations and does not promise a transformative leadership to the nation."

Ashwani Kumar quits, says Congress does not reflect national mood, 'no party a pariah'

February 16, 2022 6:27 am

Ashwani Kumar resigns from Congress: Kumar, who was considered close to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, was Law Minister in the UPA II government. He was also a staunch supporter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

Ex-Union minister Ashwani Kumar moves SC to stop ‘super-spreaders’

April 17, 2021 2:04 am

In a letter to the Chief Justice of India and other SC judges, the senior Congress leader also sought directions to the Centre to permit the import of vaccines after ensuring their efficacy

Wait for final rites get longer as crematoriums across Gujarat overburdened

April 15, 2021 2:29 pm

For the relatives of deceased patients, queues begin from the wait at hospitals for their dear one's body, for hearse vans to take them to the resting place, to finding a furnace free at a crematorium -- the time for each disposal/cremation has increased because of the Covid-19 protocol.

Sonia has capacity to sacrifice, will do right thing to unite secular forces: Ashwani Kumar

March 13, 2021 9:25 am

The veteran Congressman said he remained optimistic about the future of the party despite the rumblings within.

On campaign trail, senior Punjab BJP leaders face angry protests

February 09, 2021 10:44 am

State Chief, ex-Union Minister forced to cancel events. BJP says rival parties behind protests, accuses state police of not doing its job.

Former CBI director Ashwani Kumar found dead at Shimla residence

October 08, 2020 8:46 am

Kumar was the Director General of Police, Himachal Pradesh, before being appointed the director of CBI from August 2008 to November 2010.