Declare J&K floods national calamity: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the floods in Jammu and Kashmir a national calamity.

Declare J&K floods a national calamity: Congress

With the flood situation turning grim in Jammu and Kashmir and the death toll mounting to 100, Congress on Saturday demanded that it be declared a national calamity.

Pakistan Army supporting Rangers in firing on Indian villages: Ghulam Nabi Azad

A senior Congress leader on Thursday accused Pakistan army of "fully backing and guiding" Rangers in firing on civilian areas in the Indian side of the border and warned that such incidents would not be tolerated.

Azad`s remarks on Afzal`s execution immature: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Sunday accused Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad of making "allegations" and "distorting" facts regarding the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Ghulam Nabi Azad hails SC decision on LoP, says NDA argument outlived life

Hailing the Supreme Court for questioning government, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday said the convention cited by NDA to deny LoP status to Congress in Lok Sabha has "outlived its life" and it was trying to damage democratic institutions.

LoP issue: `SC decision to restore bipartisan spirit of democracy`

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad termed as "landmark" the Supreme Court`s decision to go into the issue of interpreting the provision of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, saying it will help restore the bipartisan spirit of Indian democracy.

Media a contributory factor for Congress` poll debacle: Azad

Media was "one of the contributory factors" for the Congress debacle in the Lok Sabha polls as its entire focus was one person, party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said.

Elders want RS Chairman to decide on their foreign visits

A demand was raised in Rajya Sabha on Friday to empower its Chairman and Vice Chairman to take decisions on crucial issues like permitting members for foreign visits and allotting rooms to parliamentary parties instead of such issues being dealt by Speaker, Lok Sabha.

Cong hits back at former minister for accusing Azad

Congress on Tuesday said it had served a show cause notice on former minister Lal Singh for creating differences as it hit back at the former minister who quit the party alleging that senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was interfering in the working of the state unit.

Congress to contest Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir `alone`, ends alliance with NC

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday announced the end of years of alliance with National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls in the state.

Azad seeks action against Arundhati for anti-Gandhi comment

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday demanded action against writer and activist Arundhati Roy for her reported comments in which she had criticised Mahatma Gandhi for his "casteist tendencies".

Congress ready for all formalities for LoP status: Azad

Congress on Saturday said it will comply with all formalities to get the status of the Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha even as the party has been kept on tenterhooks on the issue ahead of Budget Session beginning on Monday.

Sunanda Pushkar death row: Azad denies tampering with autopsy report, questions AIIMS doctor`s credibility

Two days after Dr Sudhir Gupta, head of AIIMS Forensic Department, alleged that he was pressurised to manipulate the postmortem report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor`s wife Sunanda Pushkar, ex-Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Saturday that he was in no way involved in this matter.

Sunanda Pushkar death case: There was no pressure on Dr Sudhir Gupta, says AIIMS

The administration of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday refuted allegations made by Dr Sudhir Gupta, head of its forensic department, that he was pressurised to alter the autopsy report of Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of former Union minister Shashi Tharoor.

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Probe on, may question Dr Sudhir Gupta, says Delhi Police

Delhi Police on Wednesday said that it may summon Dr Sudhir Gupta, the head of the forensics department at AIIMS, who had made sensational allegations that he was pressurized to doctor the autopsy report of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of former Union minister Shashi Tharoor.

Sunanda Pushkar was killed, want SC probe into the case: Subramanian Swamy

Senior BJP leader and noted lawyer Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that he will file a petition seeking a probe by the Supreme Court into the mysterious death of former Union Minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor`s wife Sunanda Pushkar.

Sunanda Pushkar death case: AIIMS doctor accuses Tharoor, Azad of influencing report

The controversy over Sunanda Pushkar’s mysterious death seems to be deepening, with reports on Tuesday saying that All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) doctor Sudhir Gupta has claimed that he was pressurised to give a tailor made report in the case.

Sonia Gandhi to decide on alliance in Jammu and Kashmir

Saying the Jammu and Kashmir government should complete its full term, Congress general secretary Ambika Soni said party president Sonia Gandhi will take the final call on the future electoral alliance in the state.

BJP using Article 370 to garner votes for J&K polls: Congress

BJP is raking up the issue of revoking Article 370 of the Constitution, which gives special status to J&K, to garner votes in the upcoming Assembly polls in the state, Congress said.

Arun Jaitley to be Leader of House in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad Leader of Opposition

Union Finance Minister and BJP politician Arun Jaitley has been appointed as the Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, while Congress` veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad has been made the Leader of the Opposition in the Upper House, Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Monday.