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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Ashwani Kumar


Wait for final rites get longer as crematoriums across Gujarat overburdened

April 14, 2021 7:07 am

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. 

Ashwani Kumar: ‘We cannot anchor our strategy only in saying what is wrong with BJP’

August 21, 2020 9:34 am

Elections in their very nature, considering in particular the way Congress is structured, can be divisive and debilitating. I sincerely feel at this point of time, when the party is facing many challenges, we should not embark upon an exercise that is potentially divisive.

Ashwani Kumar: ‘Time for nation to present united face against China’

June 22, 2020 5:49 am

Arguing that the Indian diplomacy is now on test, Kumar said, “We must lend the moral support of the entire nation for them to leverage the goodwill enjoyed by India in the comity of nations.”

Ex-Law Minister writes to CJI: Act against ill-treatment of Covid-19 victims

June 11, 2020 6:14 am

In his letter, dated June 8, he has specifically referred to two alleged incidents from Madhya Pradesh and Puducherry.

Keen to give more relaxations: Gujarat govt

May 22, 2020 7:59 pm

Ashwani Kumar, the Secretary to the Chief Minister said that the shops selling essential items and services need not follow the "odd-even" rule which is applicable to other shops and can remain open everyday. "Similarly, petrol pumps on highways can remain open for longer hours.

Ashwani Kumar: ‘Only way for any party to gain strength is to ensure workers, leaders not alienated’

March 16, 2020 8:27 am

In Delhi, the AAP govt succeeded in winning the imagination of the people around delivery of their programmes, says Ashwani Kumar.

People feel values of Constitution under siege, says Ashwani Kumar

January 20, 2020 2:43 am

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh added that “in recent days, young people across the country have reminded us that freedom is best secured in the custody of enlightened citizens...”.