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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 25, 2019 3:02 am
The more controversial Bills you bring, the more seats you will lose, said Azad.
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.
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.
November 06, 2019 7:36 pm
The direction came when senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad alleged that the public transport vehicles were not allowed to ply in Jammu and Kashmir which amounted to abrogation of fundamental rights like freedom to move freely and practise business.
October 30, 2019 3:28 am
Left parties, too, continued to target the government. CPI’s Rajya Sabha MP Binoy Viswam wrote to PM Narendra Modi requesting that he be allowed to visit J&K since a foreign delegation was given a “red carpet’’ entry.
June 10, 2015 5:00 pm
President Pranab Mukherjee administers oath to new Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
March 13, 2016 5:56 pm
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.
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.
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.
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