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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.

SC seeks report from Centre on plying of public transport vehicles in J-K during restrictions

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.

EU MPs’ Kashmir visit sponsored by govt, insult to Parliament: Ghulam Nabi Azad

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.

Not allowed to meet people freely; cameras at guesthouses: Ghulam Nabi Azad on Kashmir

October 01, 2019 2:03 am

He said there was an environment of fear, and business activities in both Jammu and Kashmir regions had taken a hit because of “government-made disaster”.

So much despair in J&K...nobody happy except some people from BJP: Ghulam Nabi Azad

September 25, 2019 9:55 pm

Azad said the voice of people has been suppressed and the freedom of speech and expression have been taken away since the change of law in Jammu and Kashmir.

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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.

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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.