Azad hits back at BJP, says criticising govt 'doesn't amount to defamation'

Taking exception to the BJP's warning of a criminal defamation case against party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said criticising the government isn't tantamount to defamation.

Azad dodges questions on Swaraj's tweet

Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday parried questions whether he was the senior Congress leader who was claimed to have "pressed hard" External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for diplomatic passport to coal scam accused and former Minister Santosh Bagrodia.

BJP seeking revenge instead of resignations: Congress

 Accusing the BJP of indulging in politics of "revenge instead of action", the Congress said on Thursday that the ruling party was trying to divert attention from the opposition demands for the resignations of BJP ministers.

PM Modi exchanges pleasantries with Opposition leaders in Rajya Sabha

Amid the ongoing stalemate in both Houses of Parliament over the Vyapam and Lalit Modi row, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday exchanged pleasantries with the Opposition leaders in Rajya Sabha, in an apparent attempt to reach out to them.

Remove Sushma, Raje, Chouhan for 'smooth' Parliament session: Congress
Remove Sushma, Raje, Chouhan for 'smooth' Parliament session: Congress

Mounting pressure on the government, Congress on Sunday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje and Shivraj Singh Chouhan if he was interested in running the Monsoon Session of Parliament smoothly.

PM Modi is not BJP's campaign committee chairman, shouldn't politicise everything: Congress

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday advised Narendra Modi to come out of the campaign mode, saying the latter is not the chairman of BJP`s campaign committee but the country`s Prime Minister.

PM Modi's charge incorrect, Ayush did maximum work under UPA: Congress

Former Union Health Minister and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday dismissed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's criticism that not much work had been done by the Ministry of Ayush in the past, saying the PM had not done enough research before making such a remark.

PM Modi believes in only selling dreams, not in taking action: Congress
PM Modi believes in only selling dreams, not in taking action: Congress

 The Congress party on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of only selling dreams but taking no action, urging him to speak out on the Lalit Modi scandal.

Help to Lalit Modi had "consent and knowledge" of PM: Ghulam Nabi Azad

The Congress on Friday carried its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a new level saying whatever help was extended to tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi to stay out of the country and avoid facing enforcement agencies was done with his "consent and knowledge".

Seat-sharing will be done amicably: Lalu

With a grand alliance against the BJP-led NDA firming up in Bihar, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Monday said they would sort out the seat-sharing issues amicably.

Angry Ambika, Selja raise privilege issue on being asked to vacate govt bungalows

Angry over the way they have been served notices to vacate government bungalows, Congress MPs and former ministers Ambika Soni and Selja have raised the issue of privilege.

Survival of PDP-BJP govt in J&K difficult: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said the survival of the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir is "very difficult".

Survival of PDP-BJP government in J&K is very difficult: Azad

The survival of the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir is "very difficult" since it is not based on principles and there is no "meeting point", senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said here on Friday.

Congress backs President's reported comments on Bofors issue

 Congress on Friday backed the reported controversial remarks of President Pranab Mukherjee on Bofors issue to a Swedish daily and said allegations of kickbacks were levelled by opposition parties to defame the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Demand for Nitin Gadkari resignation rocks Rajya Sabha again

Protests against Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and demands for his resignation continued in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, disrupting the House.

Government must tell where is Dawood: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday sought an explanation from Home Minister Rajnath Singh over the whereabouts of wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

Ghulam Nabi Azad hopes for support of all parties against government's Real Estate Bill

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said he looks forward to the support of all political parties in opposing the NDA Government's Real Estate Bill.

Congress will not allow land bill to pass in Parliament: Azad

Congress will not allow the Land Acquisition Bill to pass in Parliament, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad said.

Follow Congress to get AIIMS for Jammu: Shiv Sena to BJP

The Jammu and Kashmir unit of Shiv Sena on Thursday asked its BJP counterparts to follow the footsteps of senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and get AIIMS sanctioned for Jammu region.

Proposal to raise retirement age of AIIMS faculty put on hold

Decision on a proposal to increase the retirement age of AIIMS director and teaching faculty from 65 to 70 years has been deferred for a second time following opposition from several quarters.