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Tariq Anwar


Kishor wants to join Cong without preconditions, his induction will help party: Gen secy Tariq Anwar

April 21, 2022 3:33 pm

Discussing the party's fortunes, Anwar said the Congress would be the natural leader of an anti-BJP front for the 2024 general elections as no other party has its pan-India appeal or its presence.

Bihar polls: Tariq Anwar says delay in finalising seat-sharing hurt us, RJD leader slams Rahul Gandhi

November 16, 2020 12:07 am

Anwar, Congress general secretary and veteran leader from Bihar, acknowledged there were shortcomings due to which the party performed worse than other Mahagathbandhan constituents.

Lok Sabha polls: Congress releases ninth list, fields Karti Chidambaram from Sivaganga

March 24, 2019 8:46 pm

In 2014, Karti Chidambaram had unsuccessfully fought the parliamentary polls from the Sivaganga constituency, a stronghold of his father P Chidambaram.

Mulayam has grown old: Rabri Devi, Tariq Anwar

February 14, 2019 10:09 pm

Former Chief Minister Rabri Devi and ex-Union minister Tariq Anwar made statements to the effect when their reactions were sought to Yadav's remarks during his speech Wednesday inside the Lok Sabha.

Back in Congress, Tariq Anwar appeals all who quit to return

October 28, 2018 3:16 am

Justifying his decision to rejoin the Congress, Anwar said the country is going through a difficult phase and the need of the hour is to strengthen the grand old party. “Only the Congress can be the alternative,” he asserted.

Former NCP leader Tariq Anwar joins Congress in presence of Rahul Gandhi

October 27, 2018 8:16 pm

Tariq Anwar, one of the founders of the NCP, had quit the party on September 28 after party chief Sharad Pawar had defended Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Rafale deal row.

Tariq Anwar quits NCP over Sharad Pawar’s ‘defence’ of PM Modi

September 29, 2018 4:43 am

There is speculation that Anwar could join either the Congress or the RJD. “Congress is my parent party....That option is also open. But I haven’t taken a decision so far. I have not spoken to the leader of any party,” he said.

Tariq Anwar quits NCP, says upset over Sharad Pawar's 'clean chit' to Modi on Rafale issue

September 28, 2018 5:16 pm

Tariq Anwar, who is a Lok Sabha MP from Katihar in Bihar, said he 'cannot betray the common perception over irregularities in the deal.'

NCP MP Tariq Anwar falls ill, rushed to Delhi by air ambulance

December 26, 2017 4:35 pm

"The exact nature of his illness will be known only after a thorough investigation that he is likely to undergo at Delhi. He is under continuous medical supervision," the NCP spokesperson said in the statement.

Bihar polls: We are offering the most legitimate offer for change, says Tariq Anwar

September 25, 2015 12:39 am

Tariq Anwar of the NCP, widely seen as the chief ministerial candidate of the Samajwadi Secular Front, describes the new front’s views and strategies in this interview.


Opposition accuses BJP of communalising UP ahead polls

March 01, 2016 8:45 am

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Congress Party leader Sandeep Dikshit on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of communalising the state of Uttar Pradesh ahead of next year’s assembly polls., H e was reacting to union minister Ram Shankar Katheria’s hate speech in Agra.He maintained that the BJP is all set to lose the elections also and would be slowly routed out. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar also said the BJP was struggling to attract votes to its cause in Uttar Pradesh. He also added that since Narendra Modi had become Prime Minister, violence and hooliganism had increased.

NCP criticises BJP for JNU row

February 16, 2016 6:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Lashing out at the NDA Government and Delhi Police, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) general secretary Tariq Anwar said the present BJP-led NDA Government is bothering the university students without any prior investigation. Meanwhile, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said all parties should stand up together against the anti-national elements responsible for the recent Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) issue.

Politicians react over govt. formation in J&K

January 17, 2016 9:10 am

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar on Sunday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seems confused over forming a government with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu and Kashmir. He added that the PDP wants assurance from the BJP over a minimum governance programme to form the government. Asserting that only former prime minister Indira Gandhi understood the problems of Jammu and Kashmir, National Panthers Party (JKNPP) leader Bhim Singh said no central party is aware of the ground realities in the state.