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Ghulam Nabi Azad


Ghulam Nabi Azad: ‘Govt decisions during lockdown must be discussed in Parliament’

June 12, 2020 7:45 am

Ghulam Nabi Azad interview: "Without the functioning of Parliament and its committees, the maximum pandemic and minimum governance would get multiplied and health, economic slowdown and human security would be endangered. There are a number of other countries where Parliament sessions are being held in one way or the other," Azad said.

A year of misgovernance: NDA govt has presided over an economic crisis, and handled pandemic poorly

May 30, 2020 9:19 am

Ghulam Nabi Azad writes: While the economy was struggling, the Modi government dedicated itself to destroying the secular fabric of society. It blatantly attacked the very foundations of the Constitution and destroyed the federal structure of the country.

Srinagar: Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar, Azad drops by

March 15, 2020 2:13 am

Azad said once the leaders had been released, elections should be conducted, and people given the power to choose their government. “Political process is a fundamental right in a democracy."

Delhi Confidential: Delay In Discussion

March 13, 2020 2:25 am

To ensure that the discussion on Delhi riots starts on time, at 2 pm in the afternoon, the Upper House quickly conducted legislative business in the morning session.

No merit in Union Territory's creation in J&K, restore statehood: Ghulam Nabi Azad to Centre

January 17, 2020 10:20 pm

"No one even in Jammu wanted a Union Territory, I dare the local BJP leaders to publicly say that they support Jammu and Kashmir becoming a Union Territory. The events that have unfolded during the past five and a half months have adversely hit the trade and industry..." Ghulam Nabi Azad said.

J&K HIGHLIGHTS: SC order a rebuff to 'unconstitutional, arrogant' stance of govt, says Chidambaram

January 10, 2020 7:49 pm

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Restrictions SC Judgment HIGHLIGHTS: Stating that the indefinite suspension of the internet in J&K was in violation of Telecom Rules, the Supreme Court directed the administration to restore services in hospitals and educational institutions.

Delhi: At Congress’ 134th anniversary, a call to ‘save the country’

December 29, 2019 8:37 am

Drawing a parallel between the Independence struggle and the current scenario, Azad pointed that the slogan chanted during then — “Desh bachao, Samvidhaan bachao” — is being chanted again, and the same demands — “freedom of speech, freedom of press, right to organise processions” — are being made again.

Ghulam Nabi Azad: BJP lost Jharkhand due to citizenship law

December 25, 2019 3:02 am

The more controversial Bills you bring, the more seats you will lose, said Azad.

Rajya Sabha passes SC/ST quota Bill after brief walkout by Congress MPs

December 13, 2019 2:05 am

The Bill extends for another 10 years the reservation for SC/STs in the Lok Sabha and state Assemblies, and does away with the provision for nomination of Anglo-Indians to the Lok Sabha and 14 state Assemblies.

Curbs in J&K: Should govt have waited for riots to begin, SC asks Azad

November 08, 2019 3:10 am

Justice Gavai asked Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, who was representing Azad, if the state could not take preventive action, for instance in situations where there is apprehension of breach of communal peace.


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.