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Indulging dissenters too much will encourage more dissent: Jakhar on Sonia's meet with G-23 leaders

March 23, 2022 4:28 pm

The Congress president is likely to meet more leaders of the group in the coming days.

Ghulam Nabi Azad hints at 'retirement' from politics, says civil society has large role to play

March 21, 2022 7:10 am

Azad also said, “Politics in India has become so ugly that sometimes one has to doubt whether we are human."

Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Sonia Gandhi, says no questions over Congress chief

March 19, 2022 8:02 am

During the hour-long meeting, Azad is learnt to have put forward a set of proposals calling for elections to the CWC, making the Central Election Committee an elected body and reviving the defunct Parliamentary Board to ensure that decision-making is collective.

Sonia Gandhi meets Ghulam Nabi Azad as G-23 group pushes for 'inclusive leadership' after poll drubbing

March 18, 2022 8:42 pm

On Thursday, former party president Rahul Gandhi met former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda — his first meeting with a G-23 leader after the Assembly poll rout which has deepened the schism.

Rahul Gandhi reaches out to Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Manish Tewari says Congress needs ‘surgery’

March 18, 2022 5:54 am

After the meeting with Rahul, Hooda went to Ghulam Nabi Azad’s residence, where they were joined by Anand Sharma. Later in the evening, Hooda, Azad, Sharma and Kapil Sibal -- all part of the G-23 group -- held another meeting.

Sonia Gandhi reaches out to Ghulam Nabi Azad, G-23 leaders push for ‘inclusive leadership’

March 17, 2022 3:57 pm

Some of the G-23 leaders met at Azad's residence over dinner on Wednesday.

'G-23' leaders meet at Ghulam Nabi Azad's residence

March 16, 2022 9:05 pm

Among the leaders who attended the meeting included Anand Sharma, Kapil Sibal, Manish Tewari, Shashi Tharoor and Sandeep Dikshit.

Congress G23 leaders meet, may target party leadership

March 12, 2022 2:47 pm

Separately, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath told The Indian Express that lack of unity and infighting harmed the party in Punjab and the absence of organisational structure cost it dear in the other states.

Delhi Confidential: Fast Mover

February 22, 2022 7:56 am

Discussions over the possibilities and prospects of candidates for posts of President and Vice President will begin once the Assembly polls are over. Opposition parties, though, have begun informal talks and backroom meetings to see that they are not completely kept aside when it comes to these two elections.

Delhi Confidential: Amit Shah's statement in Parliament today on attack on Owaisi

February 07, 2022 8:38 am

The occasion is expected to have some fireworks as Owaisi has already said that he is not satisfied with the police action and wants terror charges pressed against the arrested accused.


President Kovind gives Padma awards to Ghulam Nabi Azad, Gen Rawat (posthumous), and others

March 21, 2022 10:16 pm

Among the awardees, two were conferred with Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 54 were given Padma Shri awards for the year 2022.

After CWC meeting, Congress attacks BJP govt, releases internal election schedule

October 16, 2021 10:43 pm

Rreacting to comments by some G-23 leaders that the party needs an active president, Sonia said, “I am, if you will allow me to say so, a full-time and hands on Congress President.”

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

June 10, 2015 5:00 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.