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Ghulam Nabi Azad

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Ghulam Nabi Azad: Indian politician and social worker
Ghulam Nabi Azad is an Indian politician of the Indian National Congress who was the 7th chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir from 2005 to 2008 and was the Minister of Health and Family Welfare. He served as the Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha until 2021 February. He has served as the Parliamentary Affairs Minister of India in the government of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh until 27 October 2005, when he was appointed as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. He also led the party successfully in the 2002 Assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir.

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'Will support Left Democratic Front' in Kerala polls: PC Chacko [Video]

'Will support Left Democratic Front' in Kerala polls: PC Chacko

PC Chacko, who recently left the Congress party, on March 16, said that in the upcoming Kerala elections, he extended his support to Left Democratic Front (LDF), and indicates that he will likely to..

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‘We have political differences but..’: Ghulam Nabi Azad praises PM Modi [Video]

‘We have political differences but..’: Ghulam Nabi Azad praises PM Modi

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad lavished praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a function by Gujjar Desh Charitable Trust in Jammu. ‘I admire several things about a number..

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Arvind Kejriwal: Farmers can be anything but anti-nationals | Oneindia News

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assures that the farmers can be anything but anti-nationals. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi says we will send Modi back to Nagpur like people sent British empire...

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He does not hide his true self, says Ghulam Nabi Azad appreciating PM Modi [Video]

He does not hide his true self, says Ghulam Nabi Azad appreciating PM Modi

Appreciating Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an event in Jammu, Congress senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said that even though they are political rivals, he likes how PM Modi does not hide his true..

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'Congress weakening', 'we didn't drop from above': Show of strength by 'G23' [Video]

'Congress weakening', 'we didn't drop from above': Show of strength by 'G23'

A group of leaders who had earlier written to Indian National Congress chief Sonia Gandhi seeking reform in the party, held an event in Jammu on February 27. The programme was held in honour of Ghulam..

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Retired from Rajya Sabha, not politics: Ghulam Nabi Azad [Video]

Retired from Rajya Sabha, not politics: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad during a "peace conference" in Jammu on February 27 said that he has retired from only Rajya Sabha, not from politics. In reference to Jammu and Kashmir's statehood,..

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Kapil Sibal questions Congress leadership for 'not using' GN Azad's experience [Video]

Kapil Sibal questions Congress leadership for 'not using' GN Azad's experience

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal questioned the leadership over "not using" Ghulab Nabi Azad's experience. Kapil Sibal's scathing remarks came during 'Shanti Sammelan' in Jammu on February 27. "What..

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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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Congress victory priority, will campaign wherever I am invited, says 'G23' leader Ghulam Nabi Azad


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Is it fair to kick the ladder you climbed to reach in life: Khurshid asks G-23

Khurshid, a former Union minister, asked them to worry about how they would be judged in history than to seek a better place in the present. His remarks come after a public display of anger displayed..
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Congress workers burn effigy of Ghulam Nabi Azad for praising PM Narendra Modi


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'I appreciate him for...': Ghulam Nabi Azad heaps praise on PM Modi, says THIS

Earlier this month, Azad, who served as Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Rajya Sabha, retired from the House
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Congress equally respects all religions, people, castes: Ghulam Nabi Azad

The strength of Congress is that it 'equally respect' all religions, people and castes, said the party's veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, at a 'Shanti Sammelan' in Jammu on Saturday.
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I feel proud to be a Hindustani Muslim, says Ghulam Nabi Azad as he retires from Rajya Sabha


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'Ghulam Nabi Azad is a true friend': PM Modi gets emotional as he bids farewell to Rajya Sabha members


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PM gets emotional in Rajya Sabha during farewell to Cong leader Ghulam Nabi Azad

PM Modi narrated an anecdote of Congress MP Ghulam Nabi Azad, when he talked to PM Modi on the phone crying.
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PM Modi praises Ghulam Nabi Azad, takes a jibe at Congress


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Congress set to call meet of senior leaders to discuss party revamp

Congress is set to call a meeting of senior leaders to discuss organisational overhaul and to follow up on the discussion held earlier in December. It is learnt that K C Venugopal and Ambika Soni, both..
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Vice President, PM Modi, Speaker Om Birla, ministers pay tributes to Parliament attack heroes

Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson Harivansh, defence minister Rajnath Singh, home minister Amit Shah, leader of opposition in the Upper House Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ram Gopal Yadav of the Samajwadi Party and..
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Covid-like pandemics can pose threat to country's internal security: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Covid-like pandemics can pose a threat to the country's internal security and policy makers should address this challenge, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Friday.
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Former Delhi minister questions Azad’s ‘five star culture’ remarks, says they could demoralise workers

Former Delhi minister and senior Congress leader Haroon Yusuf on Monday questioned party veteran and leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad's "five star culture" remarks about the party,..
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Ghulam Nabi Azad on 5-star Cong culture: When Digvijaya Singh lost Goa to BJP

The growing voices of dissent within the Congress over the party's near-dismal show in the recently-concluded Bihar assembly elections is yet another reflection of the crisis that plagues the grand old..
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In message to dissidents, Cong says seniors should adhere to ‘basic modicum of discipline’

Amid persistent criticism by senior leaders about the drift in the party, with leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad renewing the debate, Congress on Monday said seniors should desist..
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Ghulam Nabi Azad hatching conspiracy with rivals to break Congress: Kuldeep Bishnoi


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Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad tests positive for coronavirus, isolates at home

"Those who came in contact with me in the last few days may kindly follow the protocol," Azad tweeted.
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Ghulam Nabi Azad tests positive for Covid-19


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Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Congress releases list of 30-star campaigners

Some other names in the list are Ghulam Nabi Azad, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Shakeel Ahmed, Shaktisinh Gohil, Raj Babbar, Pramod Tiwari, Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot and Captain Amarinder Singh.
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This is not new for UP: Ghulam Nabi Azad on Hathras incident

Hitting out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the Hathras incident senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday said that it is nothing new as far as the state is concerned.
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Opposition parties request President Kovind not to give assent to contentious farm bills

"The Constitution was undermined ...We have given a representation to President that the farm bills have been passed unconstitutionally and he should return these bills," Ghulam Nabi Azad said on..
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Was numbers game behind Sunday ruckus in Rajya Sabha?

When Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said in the Rajya Sabha that the government did not have sufficient numbers and thus created chaos to "hide its failure" in mustering a majority to get the..
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LoP Ghulam Nabi Azad to meet President in evening over farm Bills, suspension of MPs: Sources


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Opposition to boycott Rajya Sabha till suspension of 8 members revoked: Azad

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said the opposition will boycott the proceedings of the House till the suspension of eight members is revoked. Speaking after the Zero..
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Ghulam Nabi Azad well-respected in Congress, he wanted to be replaced as Haryana in-charge: Akhilesh Prasad Singh

Congress leader Akhilesh Prasad Singh on Saturday defended the organisational reshuffle which reconstituted the party's working committee while refuting claims that the senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad..
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Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ambika Soni dropped as Congress general secretaries, Randeep Surjewala comes out gainer

Azad was among the 23 leaders who had written a letter to party chief Sonia Gandhi calling for a complete overhaul of the organisation, a full-time president and elections to Congress Working..
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Congress drops Ghulam Nabi Azad as general secretary; forms 6-member panel to assist Sonia Gandhi

The Congress on Friday announced another set of changes in the organisation, dropping Ghulam Nabi Azad and Mallikarjun Kharge as general secretaries while promoting spokesperson Randeep Singh..
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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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Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal should exit Congress, join BJP: Ramdas Athawale


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Congress will continue to sit in opposition for next 50 years if elections not held in party: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Asserting that an appointed Congress president may not have even one per cent support in the party, senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, one of the signatories to the "dissident" letter, on Thursday pitched..
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Congress clips wings of ‘letter writers’ in new appointments

Two days after a stormy CWC meeting, the Congress leadership on Thursday sent out a strong statement of intent by curbing the role of “letter writers” in Parliament even as Ghulam Nabi Azad, one of..
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Some of 23 Congress leaders who wrote to Sonia Gandhi meet after CWC

Some senior Congress leaders, including Kapil Sibal and Shashi Tharoor, met at their senior colleague Ghulam Nabi Azad's house here on Monday evening after the Congress Working Committee debated their..
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'Poetic justice', says Owaisi after Azad offers to resign from Congress over 'collusion with BJP' remark

After senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad offered to resign from the party if Rahul Gandhi's reported "collusion with BJP" remark is proven, AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said that Azad had..
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Coronavirus Outbreak: PM Modi hints extension of lockdown in interaction with floor leaders of political parties

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and NCP chief Sharad Pawar were among those who joined the meeting.
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PM Modi interacts with floor leaders of political parties to discuss coronavirus crisis

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and NCP chief Sharad Pawar were among those who joined the meeting.
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Opposition leaders were 'unable' to state any clause in CAA that takes away citizenship: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Opposition leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad and Kapil Sibal of the Congress, were "unable" to state any clause in the Citizenship Amendment Act that takes away the citizenship of any Indian, Union..
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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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50-60 cr people in India wouldn't know their parents' birth date, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday attacked the central government over National Population Register (NRC) and said that around 50 to 60 crore people in this country would not be knowing..
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Ready to discuss all issues, PM tells combative opposition

At the all-party meeting ahead of the parliament session, the government and the opposition laid out their priorities. It was attended by 26 parties and included seniors like Ghulam Nabi Azad, Adhir..
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PM says government ready to listen to oppn, open to discussion on all issues: Minister

At the briefing after the meeting, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the opposition has demanded that former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah be released immediately so that he can..
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Azad must prove his allegation or step down as leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha: Altaf Bukhari

Former PDP leader Altaf Bukhari slammed Ghulam Nabi Azad for his reported comments that some Congress leaders were being threatened with false cases to get them to join the emerging third front in J&K..
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Centre confused, no governance in J&K: Ghulam Nabi


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Ministers' visit to Valley government's third bid to spread 'lies' on Jammu and Kashmir situation: Ghulam Nabi Azad


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Historic judgment, this time court did not come under any pressure: Ghulam Nabi Azad on SC's J&K ruling

In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court on Friday said access to Internet is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution and asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review within..
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Entire country is against CAA: Ghulam Nabi Azad


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Govt is the real culprit, says Ghulam Nabi Azad on CAA protests


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Govt has no data on minorities who faced religious persecution: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad asked on Wednesday why the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill does not include Hindus from Sri Lanka and Christians from Bhutan, as he alleged that the..
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Sonia Gandhi hosts dinner for Congress MPs

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad attended the dinner. Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi was, however, not present.
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