BJP cannot remove Art 370 till Congress exists: Azad

BJP cannot remove Art 370 till Congress exists: Azad

Chattergul (Anantnag): Senior Congress leader and former J&K chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Tuesday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) cannot remove Article 370 of the Indian Constitution till the Congress party exists. “Even if they rule for 200 more years, till the Congress party exists, they will not be able to remove […]

Azad woos Gujjars in Udhampur to vote for Cong

Azad woos Gujjars in Udhampur to vote for Cong

Jammu: Seeking to woo the Gujjar community, veteran Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday promised the community exclusive privileges, including free medical treatment, if the Congress is voted to power in New Delhi. Azad, who was campaigning for the Congress’ Vikramaditya Singh in the Udhampur-Doda Lok Sabha seat, also vowed free education up to Class […]

People losing faith in NIA: Azad on acquittals

People losing faith in NIA: Azad on acquittals

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday raised questions on the functioning of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) after a court acquitted right-wing activist Swami Aseemanand and four others in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case investigated by the central agency. “It (acquittal) is happening in each case since the government was formed […]

Opposition has right to raise its voice in Parliament: Azad

Opposition has right to raise its voice in Parliament: Azad

NEW DELHI: Virtually justifying the ongoing protests in Parliament, Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said it would be unfair to blame the Opposition for forcefully raising people’s issues in the House. As the Rajya Sabha bade farewell to about 60 of its retiring members, Azad chose the moment to justify the […]

JK situation has worsened: Cong

JK situation has worsened: Cong

New Delhi: The issue of the daring escape of an arrested Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant from a Srinagar hospital was raised in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday, with the Congress saying the situation in Jammu and Kashmir has worsened. Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, Leader of Opposition and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said […]

No meeting scheduled with Hurriyat: Azad

No meeting scheduled with Hurriyat: Azad

Srinagar: Former J&K chief minister and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad told reporters that former prime minister Manmohan Singh and his team will not hold talks with either of the two Hurriyats (factions of Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq). “I have seen the list of 45 political parties and other groups we […]

BJP-PDP govt has brought J&K back to 1990s chaos: Azad

BJP-PDP govt has brought J&K back to 1990s chaos: Azad

Jammu, Sep 10 (PTI) Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir and the NDA-led Centre had taken the state back to 1990s when the law and order situation was at its worst. “Since the BJP came to power in New Delhi and formed the coalition government with PDP […]

UP CM should quit, hold SC probe into infant deaths: Cong

UP CM should quit, hold SC probe into infant deaths: Cong

New Delhi/Gorakhpur: The Congress Saturday held the Uttar Pradesh government “responsible” for the death of 30 infants at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur, demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and a probe by a Supreme Court judge. Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who visited Baba Raghav Das Medical College in eastern Uttar […]

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