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Subhash Chopra named Delhi Congress chief, Kirti Azad chairman of campaign committee

Cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad was named as chairman of the campaign committee. Earlier, Azad was touted as a frontrunner for the post of Delhi Congress chief.

Delhi: Kirti Azad enters debate on Purvanchalis, targets BJP & AAP

The statement comes days after Azad’s name emerged as one of the top choices of the Delhi Congress chief post. Though the party’s final decision is awaited, this is the first public statement he has made on Delhi politics.

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Lok Sabha Election Results: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Gautam Gambhir win big; losses for Vijender Singh, Krishna Poonia

Five former Indian sports stars contested in the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections and here is how they fared.

Kirti Azad’s pitch for Dhanbad: 1983 World Cup win, NYAY and ‘maach bhaat’

Around 5.30 pm, Azad reached Pondru village in Chas block of Dhanbad constituency. He repeated the same thing: the 1983 World Cup, fish curry and rice, Modi’s promise of Rs 15 lakh, and Singh’s inaccessibility, when he was interrupted by a resident.

Congress fields ex-BJP rebel Kirti Azad from Dhanbad in Jharkhand

Azad, a former BJP MP from Dharbhanga in Bihar had to shift out after the seat was given to the RJD as part of the seat sharing arrangement for the alliance in the state.

Inside Track: Art of recovery?

2019 will be the first election when the BJP leaders once described by the media as the party’s Gen Next will be mostly out of the fray. Student leaders who came into prominence during the JP movement and the Emergency, they are now in their mid- or late.

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Delhi Confidential: In A Fix

Like Azad, Mukesh Sahni of the Vikasheel Insaf Party is another leader who has switched sides.

Ex-cricketer, Darbhanga MP Kirti Azad joins Congress

Azad lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of not fulfilling the promises he had made in 2014, and the RSS, saying its ideology was harmful for the country.

Carve out Mithilanchal state from Bihar: Kirti Azad

Making the demand in the Lok Sabha during the Zero Hour, Kirti Azad, who has been suspended from the party on disciplinary grounds, spoke about the region's glorious history and its current economic plight.

Possibility of compromise between DDCA and Kirti Azad: Court told

The court had on March 21, 2017 granted bail to Kejriwal. Azad, too, is out on bail in the matter. The complaint had claimed that defamatory statements were made by Kejriwal and Azad "to remain in the public eye and gain political mileage".

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Budget session: Opposition turns up the heat on Government

With the row over the JNU sedition case and the death of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula setting the stage for a stormy start to the Budget session.

Advani, Yashwant Sinha, Kirti Azad at Shatrughan Sinha's book launch

BJP veterans LK Advani, Yashwant Sinha along with former BJP leader Kirti Azad were at the book launch of party MP Shatrughan Sinha. Shatrughan Sinha's book titled "Anything But Khamosh" was unveiled by Advani and Yashwant Sinha at a function in New Delhi on Wednesday.

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DDCA case: Delhi HC issues notice to Kejriwal, Kirti Azad

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI) : The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kirti Azad, seeking a reply from them in the civil defamation suit filed by the Delhi and District Cricket Board (DDCA) against them. DDCA Lawyer Sangram Patnaik said that the HC has issued the notice and now the matter will come for hearing on March 2, 2016, where the defendants have to file a reply. He further said that once they will get the reply, they will work accordingly.

DDCA case: Delhi HC issues notice to Kejriwal, Kirti Azad

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI) : The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kirti Azad, seeking a reply from them in the civil defamation suit filed by the Delhi and District Cricket Board (DDCA) against them. DDCA Lawyer Sangram Patnaik said that the HC has issued the notice and now the matter will come for hearing on March 2, 2016, where the defendants have to file a reply. He further said that once they will get the reply, they will work accordingly.

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