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Ghulam Nabi Azad


Delhi confidential: Missing In Poll Action

April 06, 2021 2:30 am

It is rare for Ghulam Nabi Azad not to campaign in elections. The Congress veteran was not in action in Bihar last year because he had tested positive for Covid-19.

Priority now to ensure Cong victory in state polls, will campaign wherever called: Azad

March 06, 2021 6:43 am

“We will campaign for the party and the candidates wherever we are called… ensuring the Congress’s victory will be our focus for the next two months,” senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad told the media.

Anti-Azad protest in Jammu, Cong says free to raise voice

March 03, 2021 8:24 am

On the burning of Azad's effigy, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said in Delhi: “I am surprised that you are asking me this question.

Rift in Congress’s ‘G 23’: Stand by letter, but boundaries shouldn’t be breached: 4 leaders

March 03, 2021 7:24 am

One of them – former Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien – said he was not against efforts to improve the Congress and bring in much-needed reforms but argued that “the boundaries, the Lakshman rekha,” should not be breached.

Saddening to see leaders like Ghulam Nabi Azad being 'castigated' by Congress: BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra

March 02, 2021 5:22 pm

While stating that the ‘G-23’, a reference to the group of 23 Congress leaders who have pushed for an organisational overhaul in the party, is an internal matter of the opposition party, Patra said it is “saddening” to see senior leaders like Ghulam Nabi Azad and others being targeted.

Jammu: Demonstrations against and in support of Azad, both by Congress workers

March 02, 2021 9:17 pm

In the morning, Congress workers, led by Pradesh Congress Committee general secretary Shahnawaz Choudhary, burnt Azad’s effigy, in protest against him showering praises on PM Modi.

Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily distances himself from 'G-23' Jammu meet

March 01, 2021 5:35 pm

Referring to the rally on Saturday at Jammu by some of the ‘G-23’ leaders ostensibly to felicitate Ghulam Nabi Azad on his retirement from the Rajya Sabha, seen as a “show of strength”, Moily said it has been misread as a meeting of dissidents.

A day after G-23 meet, Ghulam Nabi Azad lauds PM Modi, says 'he doesn't hide his true self'

February 28, 2021 10:13 pm

His comments came a day after a group of senior party leaders, who have been demanding sweeping reforms in the Congress, reiterated their call for a change at a joint public event in Jammu. 

G23 raises ante at meet, Cong hits back: Go campaign

February 28, 2021 7:17 am

Sharma and Sibal said the Congress was getting weakened, with Sibal questioning why the Congress had not seen it fit to utilise the experience of a leader like Azad and let him retire from the Rajya Sabha.

Mallikarjun Kharge set to replace Azad as Leader of Oppn in RS

February 13, 2021 2:03 am

While Congress sources said there is no change in the leadership structure of the party in the Upper House, Kharge’s appointment has triggered several debates – one on the internal dynamics of the party and another on regional balance.


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.