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18-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Congress restores poll coordination panel in Haryana

The Congress on Monday reinstated its election coordination committee for Haryana, days after it was withdrawn shortly after being made public."The cause wasn't that big. It was a small one," senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is in charge of the...

13-Jan-2019 Lucknow

Congress to contest all UP seats but doors open for secular parties

Snubbed by the SP and BSP who have joined hands in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Sunday said it will contest all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state but insisted that its doors were open for secular parties willing to defeat the BJP.A day after arch rivals...

07-Jan-2019 New Delhi

CBI action attempt to stall SP-BSP alliance : Ghulam Nabi Azad

The Congress on Monday alleged that the Modi government was trying to foil an alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh by using the CBI against former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the alleged illegal mining...

17-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Ghulam Nabi Azad calls for probe into civilian killings in Kashmir

Congress veteran and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, on Monday called for a probe into the Saturday's killings of seven civilians in Jammu and Kashmir and asked security forces to avoid firing on civilians."It's always praiseworthy when...

24-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress moves CVC over Rafale, wants FIR

Intensifying its battle against the Modi government over the Rafale deal, the Congress on Monday moved the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) seeking a probe and FIR as well as seizure of relevant documents pertaining to the deal which it claimed caused loss to the...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress leaders meet CAG seeking probe into Rafale deal

A Congress delegation on Wednesday met the Comptroller and Auditor General to seek a probe into the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets by the Narendra Modi government.The delegation consisting of senior party leaders A.K. Antony, Ahmed Patel, Ghulam Nabi...

04-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Governor

Ghulam Nabi Azad, Member Parliament, Rajya Sabha met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Azad extended warm greetings to Sh. Malik on his appointment as Governor of J&K.Governor and Sh. Azad held wide ranging discussions regarding...

18-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Congress plenary authorises Rahul Gandhi to constitute CWC

The Congress plenary on Sunday authorsied party President Rahul Gandhi to constitute the Congress Working Committee (CWC).The proposal was adopted with a consensus by raising of hands.Taking the proposal, party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said that in the history...

25-Feb-2018 Guwahati

BJP has entered kitchens to see what's cooking : Ghulam Nabi Azad

Accusing the BJP of playing the politics of religion, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said the party had been entering the people's kitchen to see what meat they were eating."They have gone to the kitchens of people or hostels to see what meat...

25-Feb-2018 Guwahati

Army in India should remain non-political : Ghulam Nabi Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said that the Indian army has remained non-political since Independence and should continue to remain the same."We have great regard for the army, they are our protectors. But the army should not look into the...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Don't convert RSTV into BJP-TV : Ghulam Nabi Azad

Alleging "discrimination" against the opposition parties while giving coverage on Rajya Sabha TV, the Congress on Wednesday urged the House not to convert the public broadcaster into BJP's TV."Its a serious issue. All the political parties should be given proper...

06-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Opposition says its voice is muzzled, boycotts RS for the day

The opposition on Tuesday boycotted the Rajya Sabha in the post lunch session, complaining that their voice was being muzzled outside as well as inside Parliament.As soon as the House met at 2 p.m., Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad raised the issue...

05-Feb-2018 New Delhi

NDA government 'name changer', not 'game changer' : Ghulam Nabi Azad

Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday said the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre is a "name changer" and not a "game changer", since it keeps repackaging old schemes.Participating in a debate on the Motion...

01-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Opposition parties slam budget, call it jumlanomics, big bluff

Opposition parties including Congress, CPI-M and Trinamool Congress on Thursday slammed the Union Budget as "jumlanomics" and "big bluff" and said the Modi government was still promising fair price to farmers despite being in office for nearly four years.Congress...

27-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Harassment to Jadhav's kin an insult to India : Ghulam Nabi Azad

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday condemned the manner in which Kulbhushan Jadav's wife and mother were "harassed and treated" by the Pakistani government and said it was an insult to the nation.He said his party would like to...

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