Ghulam Nabi Azad
Indian politician and social worker (born 1949)
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Ghulam Nabi Azad is an Indian politician who served as Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha between 2014 to 2021. He also served as the Chief Minister of erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir from 2005 to 2008. On 26 September 2022, Azad announced his own political party as Democratic Azad Party. He is the chief patron cum founder of Democratic Azad Party.
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Religious politics has deeply harmed India, says Ghulam Nabi AzadDemocratic Azad Party chairman Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said politics based on religion has "deeply harmed" the country and asked the voters to check the track record of every candidate and his..
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Sachin Pilot smells rat over Gehlot-Modi mutual praise, demands action in CLP meet fiascoThe mutual appreciation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot during an official programme on Tuesday has intensified the internal rift in the Congress. Citing the..
Ghulam Nabi Azad launches 'Democratic Azad Party': Know key focuses of new J-K partyGhulam Nabi Azad has begun his new political innings in Jammu and Kashmir by launching his new venture, the Democratic Azad Party.
Ghulam Nabi Azad unveils Democratic Azad Party, vows to follow 'Mahatma's ideals'Former J&K CM Ghulam Nabi Azad launched his Democratic Azad Party with a nod to the "ideals of Mahatma Gandhi" in Jammu on Monday, exactly a month to the day he quit Congress with a critique of how the..
Ghulam Nabi Azad launches 'Democratic Azad Party' ahead of J-K polls, says 'age no bar' in new partyFormer Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad revealed the name of his new political outfit and said that seniors and juniors will coexist in his party.
Ghulam Nabi Azad announces name of his new party
Ghulam Nabi Azad likely to announce new political party in J-K today, know what to expectFormer Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad will most likely be announcing his new political venture in Jammu and Kashmir today.
Ghulam Nabi Azad reaches Jammu; likely to launch his party next week"I am inviting the media tomorrow (Monday) before the launch of the party. I am here to meet workers and leaders," Azad told reporters in a brief interaction at his residence here upon his arrival from..
Can't promise Article 370 restoration, but can guarantee return of statehood for J&K: Azad cites PM, Shah's 'promise'Ghulam Nabi Azad said if some people were promising the return of Article 370 -- which was scrapped by the Centre in August 2019 -- "let them".
Article 370 did not obstruct Jammu & Kashmir's development: Ghulam Nabi Azad
'Can't promise anything': Ghulam Nabi Azad clarifies Article 370 remark on Jammu and Kashmir special statusAfter it sparked a political debate, Ghulam Nabi Azad stepped up to clarify the remarks made by him regarding Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
Cannot give back Article 370, won't mislead people: Ghulam Nabi Azad at Kashmir rallyFormer Jammu and Kashmir CM Ghulam Nabi Azad also slammed political parties for misleading people with the promise of bringing back Article 370.
Will announce formation of new party within 10 days: Ghulam Nabi Azad
Will announce new political party in 10 days: Ghulam Nabi Azad amid war of words with GandhisFollowing Azad's unceremonious exit from the Congress, over a dozen leaders in Jammu and Kashmir quit the party, defecting to the former's camp.
'Fired missiles on me, I only retaliated with a 303 rifle': Ghulam Nabi Azad attacks Congress"Since I have been a member of the party for 52 years and consider Rajeev Gandhi to be my brother and Indira Gandhi to be my mother," GN Azad said.
Gandhis' constant attack forced me to retaliate: Ghulam Nabi AzadSoon after his exit, a battery of Congress leaders launched a concerted attack against Azad.
From full statehood to land rights: Know promises made by Ghulam Nabi Azad's new party for J-KGhulam Nabi Azad is all set to launch his new party in Jammu and Kashmir in a few days, and here are some of the issues on his agenda.
Ghulam Nabi Azad twisting facts in his favour to befool people of J&K: CongressThe Congress on Sunday hit back at Ghulam Nabi Azad accusing him of working at the behest of his "political bosses" and said he was twisting facts in his favour to befool the people of Jammu and..
Ghulam Nabi Azad spells out agenda of his new party; restoration of J&K's statehood top priority
'Won't rule from Delhi; full statehood will be party's aim': Ghulam Nabi Azad in Jammu and Kashmir rallyGhulam Nabi Azad said that he has not yet decided on the name of his new political party, but the primary aim will be statehood for Jammu and Kashmir.
People of J&K will decide name and flag of my party, Ghulam Nabi Azad saysGhulam Nabi Azad, who recently broke his five-decade-long association with the Congress, announced his own party in Jammu on Sunday. Sunday's rally also marked his first public rally after leaving the..
After leaving Congress, Ghulam Nabi Azad to begin new political innings in Jammu and Kashmir todayIt is likely that former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad will launch a new political party today in his rally in Jammu and Kashmir.
'Talking to political rivals doesn't change DNA': Ghulam Nabi Azad's fiery response of CongressAfter Congress accused Ghulam Nabi Azad of being "Modi-fied", the Jammu and Kashmir leader hit back at his former political party.
At 73, Ghulam Nabi Azad ready for second inning after quitting Congress; set to launch his own political party tomorrowGhluam Nabi Azad, 73, ended his five-decade association with the Congress on August 26, terming the party "comprehensively destroyed".
After Ghulam Nabi Azad's exit, 5000 Congress workers set to resign from party in his supportThousands of party workers from across the country have banded together in support of Ghulam Nabi Azad, who left Congress a week ago.
Ghulam Nabi Azad’s 3 events clash with Congress’s programmes: Coincidence or design?The Congress's worst fears are coming true. After having overshadowed two events of the organisation, former party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad seems to be on his way to challenge a third one. One may ask..
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Why this divine knowledge now, and not before 2021? Congress questions timing of Ghulam Nabi Azad's resignationThe remarks came as Azad continued to launch a volley of attacks on the Congress and its leadership, claiming that the party could fall any time.
5 ways in which Ghulam Nabi Azad may harm CongressVeteran former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad continues to mount a brutal offensive against the party even after quitting it on August 26. His attacks may damage the Congress as they come at a time..
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They question me, but not the one who's fulfilling Modi dream: Ghulam Nabi AzadAmid allegations that his exit is motivated to help BJP ahead of the imminent J&K assembly polls, renegade Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad clarified that neither he nor BJP could contribute a single..
Ghulam Nabi Azad's latest attack: 'Ailing Congress taking medicines from compounders, not doctors; party will fall any time': Veteran J&K leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has launched a no-holds-barred attack on Congress leadership — particularly Rahul Gandhi — just days after snapping his five-decade-long association with the..
Thought Modi to be a 'crude man' but...: Ghulam Nabi Azad recalls PM's teary-eyed Rajya Sabha farewell speech | WatchAfter Azad quit the Congress, the party had alleged that he was "Modi-fied" and several leaders attacked him citing Modi's speech in Rajya Sabha.
'Ailing' Cong taking medicines from compounders, not doctors: Ghulam Nabi Azad in fresh attackGhulam Nabi Azad also accused the leadership of not having time for setting the organisation right and alleged that Rahul Gandhi does not have the aptitude or interest in politics. Azad alleged that..
'Forced to leave my home': Ghulam Nabi Azad goes all out against Rahul Gandhi, praises PM Modi's 'humane side'Ghulam Nabi Azad said the Congress needs medicines for treating it which are being provided by compounders instead of doctors.
'Was forced to leave my home,' says Ghulam Nabi Azad after quitting Congress
'I thought PM Modi to be a crude man but he showed humanity', says former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad
Ghulab Nabi Azad's new party to be launched soon, announcement in 14 days, says former J-K ministerFormer Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad announced recently that he will be forming his own party, and won't join rival BJP after quitting Congress.
Gulam Nabi Azad's Congress exit puts question mark on Ashok Gehlot's next moveAs the Congress is facing a most turbulent time with veteran leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Jaiveer Shergill among others going on a resignation spree, all eyes are on old warhorse and Rajasthan CM Ashok..
‘Crack’ seems to have appeared between India & Congress: TewariStill recovering from the shock of rebel Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad’s attack on Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, Congress was on Saturday besieged by a fresh round of tongue-lashing by party MP Manish..
Congress a sinking ship, Azad raised valid issues during exit: Maharashtra deputy CM Devendra FadnavisMaharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said Ghulam Nabi Azad raised valid points while exiting the Congress which is a "sinking ship". Azad, who has been associated with the..
On Ghulam Nabi Azad's resignation, Jyotiraaditya Scindia's stinging jibe at CongressAzad also pointed out in the letter that under Sonia and Rahul Gandhi's leadership, the party lost scores of elections.
Finally, Ghulam Nabi Azad freed himself: Jyotiraditya Scindia
'Will not join BJP, form my own party in J-K': Ghulam Nabi Azad after quitting CongressFollowing Congress Ghulam Nabi Azad's resignation, eight more senior party leaders have submitted their resignation from the party.
Ghulam Nabi Azad’s exit proves Congress is a family firm, says BJP
Congress sees Modi’s hand behind Ghulam Nabi Azad’s resignationCongress tied its renegade leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, claiming his resignation was remote-controlled by the BJP mascot with whom his relationship has been on public..
Ghulam Nabi Azad quits Congress, says immature Rahul has destroyed partyIn the most sensational exit from Congress in the continuing post-2019 exodus, veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad resigned from the party on Friday, accusing Rahul Gandhi of reducing to “ruins” what was once..