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Anand Sharma

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Anand Sharma: Indian politician
Anand Sharma is an Indian politician and former Union Cabinet Minister in charge of Commerce and Industry and Textiles in the Government of India. Since June 2014, Sharma is the Deputy Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.

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At the first summit of the leaders of the Quadrilateral grouping, a Quad vaccine initiative was announced Friday for supply of vaccines to the Indo Pacific; Ahead of the West Bengal Assembly election,..

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'Expression of my concern': Anand Sharma on tweets against Congress-ISF alliance [Video]

'Expression of my concern': Anand Sharma on tweets against Congress-ISF alliance

"It is an expression of my concern," said Congress leader Anand Sharma on his two tweets against his party's decision for forging alliance with ISF. "What I have said is an expression of my concerns...

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Farmers' Protest: Delhi's Ghazipur border partially opens for vehicular traffic| Oneindia News [Video]

Farmers' Protest: Delhi's Ghazipur border partially opens for vehicular traffic| Oneindia News

Vehicular movement to Ghaziabad from Delhi through Ghazipur border has been partially restored since Monday evening Stung by party colleague Anand Sharma's open condemnation, Congress leader Adhir..

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Congress weakened in last decade, admits Anand Sharma [Video]

Congress weakened in last decade, admits Anand Sharma

Congress leader Anand Sharma during 'Shanti Sammelan', in Jammu on February 27 accepted that Congress has weakened in the last decade. "New generation should connect (to party). We have seen good days..

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Congress leader Anand Sharma vows to rebuild Congress [Video]

Congress leader Anand Sharma vows to rebuild Congress

"I have not given anyone the right to tell me if we are people of Congress or not, nobody has that right," said Congress leader Anand Sharma at 'Shanti Sammelan' in Jammu on February 27. Anand Sharma..

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tests positive for coronavirus

A number of Congress leaders including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Rajya Sabha MP Anand Sharma have tested positive for COVID-19.
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G-23’s Azad, Sharma, Tewari not on star campaigners list

Leading dissidents Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma and Manish Tewari do not figure in the list of “star campaigners” finalised by Congress for the initial phases of West Bengal and Assam polls, a..
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No factionalism, only internal democracy in Congress: Anand Sharma

On the day veteran P C Chacko resigned from the party claiming there was no leadership but only two factions in Congress in Kerala, deputy leader and member of G-23 Anand Sharma said the party was..
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'I believe in civilised political dialogue': Anand Sharma reacts to Adhir Ranjan's charge


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Twitter Faceoff: War of words between Cong leaders over alliance with Muslim cleric's party in WB

Ahead of West Bengal polls, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Monday questioned the party's tie-up with Indian Secular Front (ISF) led by a Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui in the state.
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Anand Sharma helping BJP’s agenda: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury


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‘G-23’ leader slams Congress tie-up with ISF

Anand Sharma tweeted, “Congress’s alliance with parties like ISF and other such forces militates against the core ideology of the party and Gandhian and Nehruvian secularism, which forms the soul..
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'G23' leader Anand Sharma fires another salvo, questions Congress's alliance for West Bengal polls


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Cong leader Anand Sharma slams party's tie-up with ISF in West Bengal


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'I am with farmers': Azad wears mask to proclaim support in RS

The leader of opposition sat sporting the mask in the Upper House, which earlier saw heated exchanges as both the treasury and opposition benches attacked each other on the issue. Speaking on the..
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Congress leaders raise concern over grant of permission for restricted use of Covid-19 vaccine

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Sunday raised concerns over India's drugs regulator granting permission for restricted use of Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine and asked the government to..
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Key 'letter-writer' Anand Sharma excluded from Himachal Congress panels


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Shortcuts, compromises on safety standards on Covid-19 vaccine not acceptable: Anand Sharma


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Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma hails PM Modi's visit to COVID-19 vaccine facilities; clarifies later

Sharma's praise for Modi came just a day after Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala attacked the Prime Minister for visiting vaccine facilities.
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Congress MP Anand Sharma hails PM Modi's visit to vaccine hubs day after Cong criticism


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Day after Congress' Randeep Surjewala slammed PM's visit to vaccine hubs, colleague Anand Sharma hails it

Anand Sharma, who is a party spokesperson and part of the group of 23 Congress leaders who wrote to party chief Sonia Gandhi seeking large scale changes in the organisation, said the Prime Minister's..
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Sonia Gandhi sets up panel on economy, foreign affairs and national security, Manmohan Singh part of all three

While former finance minister P Chidambaram, and party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Digvijaya Singh will be part of the economic affairs committee, Jairam Ramesh will be its convener. The committee..
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Anand Sharma sticks to Cong's original stand on RCEP as party appears to take U-turn

The infighting in the Congress has once again come to the fore with Rajya Sabha MP and former Union minister Anand Sharma’s remark on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). However, more..
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Veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel admitted to ICU weeks after contracting COVID-19

On hearing Ahmed Patel being admitted to ICU, congress leaders including Anand Sharma and Shashi Tharoor wished the 71-year-old speedy recovery.
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Congress dissidents, loyalists agree to corner govt on China, economy and Covid

The Congress dissidents who call themselves reformists, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma and surprise invitee Manish Tewari participated in the meeting chaired by interim President Sonia Gandhi. This was..
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Congress parliamentary strategy group meets ahead of upcoming monsoon session

The Congress parliamentary strategy group meeting, chaired by interim president Sonia Gandhi, began on Tuesday. ​​​The meeting is being held ahead of the upcoming monsoon session of the..
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Letter was written with best interest of party 'in our hearts': Anand Sharma


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Foreign minister can't be in denial of foreign policy failures: Anand Sharma


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Congress terms death of 3 Indian army men 'shocking', asks government to brief political parties

While asking defence minister Rajnath Singh to confirm the incident, the party also demanded that the government take the nation into confidence and convene a meeting to brief the leadership of..
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Congress leader Anand Sharma claims Atmanirbhar package is worth 3.22 lakh crore, not Rs 20 lakh crore

Pointing out that Rs 3.22 lakh crore is only 1.6% of India's GDP and not 10%, Sharma challenged the government to disprove his claims.
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Shelve Central Vista, similar projects and use money to improve public health infrastructure: Anand Sharma


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BJP in serious business of poaching, abducting MLAs and stealing govts: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday accused the BJP of being in the "business of poaching and abducting MLAs, and stealing governments", claiming that the party has fine-tuned the art. Terming the recent..
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Delhi violence: Cong leaders meet President, demand Amit Shah's resignation over 'abdication of duty'

The delegation, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel, P Chidambaram, K C Venugopal, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Anand Sharma and..
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No leadership crisis in Congress: Anand Sharma


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PM should come to Parliament to clarify his position on Hegde's remarks: Congress

"They are disparaging the national movement. If PM and the BJP government are sincere about 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi, we demand that PM comes to Parliament and clarifies..
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Fight against CAB is about constitutional principles: Anand Sharma


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Sonia Gandhi leads Cong protest in Parliament against BJP's move to form Maharashtra govt

Terming the midnight coup in which the BJP formed the government with Ajit Pawar as "murder of democracy", Congress leaders including Ahmed Patel, Anand Sharma, Adhir Ranjan Choudhury and Shashi..
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SC should go into all aspects or it'll become a practice: Anand Sharma on Maharashtra situation

"We have taken note of whatever the honourable court has said. Supreme Court should go into all aspects otherwise it'll become a practice for a government to do this after the middle of the night...
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Congress demands restoration of SPG cover for Gandhis

Raising the issue in the upper house, Congress leader Anand Sharma on Wednesday said the SPG cover should be "restored" going beyond "partisan politics." The party has been raising the issue in both..
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Parliamentary Panel to review J&K and Ladakh situation

Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla will appear before the parliamentary standing committee on home affairs, headed by Congress leader Anand Sharma, at around 11:30am on Friday in Parliament Library..
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2 Congress-led House panels to examine WhatsApp case

Two parliamentary panels headed by Congress leaders have decided to examine the WhatsApp snooping case & will seek details from top govt officials, with the former scheduled to meet on Nov 15. The..
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BJP is obsessed with targeting political opponents: Anand Sharma

Addressing a press conference here, Congress leader Anand Sharma alleged that that parties opposed to the BJP were being targeted by the investigating agencies. He also alleged that income tax searches..
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Ahmed Patel, Anand Sharma meet D K Shivakumar in Tihar jail


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3-language formula should not be tinkered with: Cong on Shah's Hindi pitch

Cingress said no indication should be given of a rethink on the "three-language formula" as it will create strife and unrest in the country. "We should not stir up controversies on emotive and..
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Govt's decision of taking Rs 1.76 lakh crore from RBI reserves catastrophic: Congress

Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma demanded that the government brings out a white paper on the state of Indian economy within a week and release data on projects underway and investments in public and..
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Opposition leaders take a flight to Srinagar, make a point

The delegation comprising Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma and K C Venugopal from Congress, Tiruchi Siva of DMK, Trinamool’s Dinesh Trivedi, NCP’s Majeed Memon, Left leaders Sitaram..
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Former PM Manmohan Singh takes oath as RS member

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha. The oath was administered by Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu. Top Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul..
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Congress urges government to initiate political dialogue on J&K, allow oppn leaders to visit Valley

Senior Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma said opposition leaders should be allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir and speak to the people there and demanded immediate release of all leaders placed under..
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Rahul had said ‘no Gandhi’, but Congress goes back to Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi on Saturday assumed presidency of Congress again. The proposal, moved by Ghulam Nabi Azad, P Chidambaram and Anand Sharma and endorsed by Manmohan Singh, to Sonia to return to the post she..
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Opposition leaders protest in Parliament over Karnataka, Goa crisis

A number of top Congress leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma, protested near the Gandhi statue in the complex and shouted slogans.
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Mention of sedition, Afspa in manifesto hurt Cong: Sharma

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Thursday attributed party's poor showing in the Lok Sabha polls to “mistakes” in the Congress poll manifesto, like the promise to repeal the sedition law and..
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PM Modi insulted Rajya Sabha by calling it 'obstructionist': Anand Sharma

He also said that, "PM Modi has not responded to some of the issues of unemployment and economic slowdown raised in the Rajya Sabha."
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Retain headquarters of Army Training Command in Shimla: Anand Sharma writes to Rajnath Singh


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Sonia Gandhi, Rahul meet Chinese delegation, discuss Indo-China relations

The delegation called on the two Congress leaders at Sonia Gandhi's 10, Janpath residence here. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma was also present on the occasion.
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