Ghulam Nabi Azad

Manmohan Singh to lead Congress team to Jammu and Kashmir

Former Prime Minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh is scheduled to arrive here on Sunday, heading the party's policy planning group on Jammu and Kashmir, in an effort to bring peace in the state.

Sep 10, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee, Sharad Yadav to attend RJD rally on Aug 27: Lalu Prasad

The RJD chief is criss-crossing the state to mobilise people for the August 27 rally, which he has claimed would be a major occasion to bring together the secular forces on one platform against the BJP ahead of the 2019 polls.

Aug 23, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Opposition, activists slam probe panel report on Rohith Vemula death

Rohith Vemula hanged himself in a hostel room on January 17 last year as he was allegedly upset over disciplinary action taken against him by the University of Hyderabad.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:09 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi skips Congress Working Committee meeting due to fever

Rahul Gandhi skips Congress Working Committee meeting due to fever

The Congress Working Committee meeting began at party headquarters in the national capital on Thursday. 

Aug 08, 2017, 19:19 PM IST
Karnataka I-T raids not connected with Gujarat polls: Arun Jaitley

Karnataka I-T raids not connected with Gujarat polls: Arun Jaitley

The I-T department recovered around Rs 7 crores from Shivakumar's properties that it found to be questionable.

Aug 02, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Opposition walks out of Rajya Sabha

A visibly angry Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad hit back by saying that notwithstanding who was in power, the "Parivaar" (a reference to the Sangh family or Hindutva groups) people were found involved in every communal riot in the country.

Jul 20, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

Lynching issue in Rajya Sabha: Opposition alleges role of RSS members, govt says don't give communal colour

As the House took up a discussion on the issue, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the government is equally concerned about the criminal incidents.

Jul 19, 2017, 20:33 PM IST

Suspicious explosive powder substance found inside UP Assembly building

A "suspicious explosive substance" was discovered inside the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, triggering a scare and inviting sharp criticism from the opposition over security.

Jul 14, 2017, 13:36 PM IST

Congress to boycott GST rollout in Parliament

The Congress announced on Thursday that it will boycott the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout in Parliament on Friday midnight.

Jun 29, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
JD(U) slams Congress for 'unwarranted' attack on Nitish Kumar, calls BJP 'natural ally'

JD(U) slams Congress for 'unwarranted' attack on Nitish Kumar, calls BJP 'natural ally'

Azad had said on Monday that those who have one principle take one decision and those who have many take different decisions, a jibe aimed at Kumar.
 

Jun 27, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Will contest presidential poll based on ideology: Opposition

The July 17 presidential election will see a contest between two Dalits, one hailing from Uttar Pradesh and the other from Bihar.

Jun 23, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

JD-U to meet on Wednesday over Presidential poll

The JD-U leader said that Ram Nath Kovind used to take part in the social work which brought him more close to people of the state. 
 

Jun 20, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Presidential election: Opposition parties to meet on June 14

Opposition parties will meet on June 14 to formally begin discussions on the presidential and vice presidential elections, sources said on Monday.

Jun 12, 2017, 12:05 PM IST
Kashmir's lone museum opens for public

Kashmir's lone museum opens for public

The three-storey building has 10 major galleries  archaeology, numismatic, decorative art, jewellery, culture and society, arms and armoury, textile, painting, manuscript and natural history.

Jun 11, 2017, 10:46 AM IST

Congress MP Palvai Govardhan Reddy dies in Kullu after suffering from a cardiac arrest

A five-time MLA in Andhra Pradesh before the bifurcation of the state, Reddy was elected to the Rajya Sabha in 2012 was a member of several committees.

Jun 09, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

Congress MP Palvai Govardhan Reddy dies in Kullu

Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member from Telangana Palvai Govardhan Reddy died early today after suffering a heart attack while travelling in Kullu in Himachal Pradesh. He was 80.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Prez race: Panel of 9 non-NDA parties to decide on consensus candidate

Leaders of at least nine non-NDA parties are part of the sub-group constituted to arrive at a consensus opposition candidate for the July 17 presidential poll.

Jun 08, 2017, 19:38 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi may step down as Congress President by Oct 15

Sonia Gandhi may step down from the Congress presidentship, paving the way for Rahul Gandhi's possible elevation when the party holds its internal elections by October 15.

Jun 06, 2017, 20:11 PM IST
Congress dubs Pakistan's intentions as dubious, calls on Centre to ensure Kulbhushan Jadhav's safety

Congress dubs Pakistan's intentions as dubious, calls on Centre to ensure Kulbhushan Jadhav's safety

Welcoming the International Court of Justice's verdict on the Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence case, the Congress party on Thursday questioned the 'dubious' intentions of Pakistan to the ruling.

May 18, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
Opposition unity not easy now: Sheila Dikshit

Opposition unity not easy now: Sheila Dikshit

It is not easy for now to forge a united opposition against Prime Minister Narendra Modi but a challenge to him will emerge in 2019.

Apr 22, 2017, 13:11 PM IST