AK Antony

Still wedded to Socialism, Congress has learnt nothing and forgotten nothing

The recent Congress plenary session has showed that the Congress still wants to undo the liberalisation that its own government started in 1991.

Mar 20, 2018, 12:16 PM IST
AK Antony never wanted K Karunakaran to be removed in 1995: Congress leader

AK Antony never wanted K Karunakaran to be removed in 1995: Congress leader

 Kerala state unit Congress president MM Hassan on Saturday revealed that in 1995 AK Antony had asked some party leaders not to unseat then chief minister K Karunakaran.

Dec 23, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

Parrikar says Rafale deal gives India edge over Pak, slams Antony for delay

Manohar Parrikar on Saturday accused former Defence Minister AK Antony of creating a "logjam" over the Rafale fighter jet deal.

Dec 10, 2017, 00:48 AM IST
Over 70 nominations likely to be filed for Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress chief

Over 70 nominations likely to be filed for Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress chief

The Congress is expected to put up a show of strength on December 4 when Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi files his nomination for the post of party chief with over 70 sets of nomination papers likely to be filed supporting his candidature.

Dec 02, 2017, 21:53 PM IST
AK Antony to undergo surgery at RML following brain haemorrhage

AK Antony to undergo surgery at RML following brain haemorrhage

Antony, 76, was admitted to the RML hospital after he "suffered a minor brain haemorrhage'' at his residence yesterday.

Nov 30, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
AK Antony suffers minor brain haemorrhage, hospitalised

AK Antony suffers minor brain haemorrhage, hospitalised

The 76-year-old former Kerala Chief Minister remained the long-serving Defence Minister during the United Progressive Alliance government.

Nov 29, 2017, 22:01 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's detention 'undemocratic': Congress

Rahul Gandhi's detention 'undemocratic': Congress

The Congress Party on Friday condemned Thursday's detention of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh, dubbing the whole incident as 'undemocratic'.

Jun 09, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

Congress has strength to bounce back, says AK Antony

Senior Congress leader AK Antony on Sunday asserted the party has the strength to bounce back and said everyone wanted it to lead the battle against communal forces in the country.

Apr 30, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Not ''BJP lite'', Congress must become a modern, liberal party

Amulya Ganguli/IANS

Apr 18, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi should quit if he doesn't want to lead Congress: Kerala leader

Rahul Gandhi should quit if he doesn't want to lead Congress: Kerala leader

Kerala Youth Congress leader CR Mahesh said CWC member AK Antony was continuing as a "mouni baba" in New Delhi.

Mar 21, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Kerala education sector the most corrupt: AK Antony

Incidentally, Antony as the Chief Minister in 2001, opened up the professional education sector to the private sector by giving NOCs to all those who applied to start engineering, medical courses.

Jan 23, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
AK Antony asks Congress leaders to end infighting

AK Antony asks Congress leaders to end infighting

Former Kerala Chief Minister A.K. Antony on Sunday asked Congress leaders to end their infighting, saying it was eating into their support base.

Jan 15, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

INS Vikramaditya ready to go back to sea after 'refit works'

INS Vikramaditya, the largest warship operated by India and the third aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy, is in the process of getting ready to go back to sea as she completed her "refit works" at Cochin Shipyard Limited here.

Nov 11, 2016, 17:24 PM IST

Kashmir like volcano about to erupt, says AK Antony

Senior Congress leader A.K. Antony on Tuesday said the Kashmir situation was like a volcano about to erupt and favoured sending an all-party delegation there to find a political solution to the violence in the valley.

Aug 23, 2016, 18:40 PM IST
Congress puts gag order on partymen, asks them not to make comments inconsistent with party stand

Congress puts gag order on partymen, asks them not to make comments inconsistent with party stand

Faced with frequent embarrassment due to leaders making controversial statements, Congress on Thursday night virtually put a gag order on partymen, plainly telling them not to make remarks that are “not consistent” with the established stand of the party.

Jul 28, 2016, 08:33 AM IST

Was told that Antony had recommended my expulsion: Margaret Alva

Courage & Commitment: An Autobiography is written by Margaret Alva.

Jul 17, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

PM Modi's Kerala-Somalia gaffe severely dented BJP's chances: Congress

Former defence minister AK Antony said that he is confident that United Democratic Front will have a clean swipe in Kerala.

May 16, 2016, 10:48 AM IST
No historical blunder of becoming Kerala CM again: Antony

No historical blunder of becoming Kerala CM again: Antony

Senior Congress leader AK Antony, whose all three terms as Kerala Chief Minister in the past were cut short, Saturday said he would not commit the "historical blunder" of becoming the CM of the state again.

May 07, 2016, 19:32 PM IST
Assembly polls 2016: Arch political rivals PM Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi soon to hit Kerala

Assembly polls 2016: Arch political rivals PM Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi soon to hit Kerala

A total of 1,203 candidates are in fray and will fight for the 140 Kerala Assembly seats on May 16.

May 03, 2016, 06:08 AM IST

Modi govt does not interfere in functioning of CBI: Union Minister Jitendra Singh​

Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday hit out at former Defence Minister AK Antony for his remarks on chopper scam, claiming that he was speaking from the mindset of ten years of UPA rule when "they were dictating the CBI" even as he asserted that the Narendra Modi government does not interfere in the functioning of the probe agency.

May 01, 2016, 00:32 AM IST