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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 and was the Minister of Health and Family Welfare. Presently, he serves as the Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha. 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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Rahul Gandhi leaves for Hathras amid heavy police presence at DND [Video]

Rahul Gandhi leaves for Hathras amid heavy police presence at DND

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on October 03 left for Uttar Pradesh's Hathras to meet the family of the alleged gang rape victim. The former Congress chief along with party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra..

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Watch: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat [Video]

Watch: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat

President Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the top leaders to pay tribute to father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary. PM Modi was seen laying a wreath and..

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PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary [Video]

PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary

On the occasion of 151st anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Bapu at Raj Ghat in Delhi on October 02. Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat also..

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Govt to blame for 'hungama': Opposition on Parliament ruckus after Prez meet [Video]

Govt to blame for 'hungama': Opposition on Parliament ruckus after Prez meet

Opposition parties tried to corner the government over farm bills by meeting the President of India. Opposition leaders urged President Ram Nath Kovind to not give assent to controversial bills. The..

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Ghulam Nabi Azad meets President Kovind, seeks rollback of farm bills [Video]

Ghulam Nabi Azad meets President Kovind, seeks rollback of farm bills

The Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan on September 23. Congress leader provided representation to President about farm bills..

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Opposition to boycott session till suspension of MPs revoked: Rajya Sabha LoP [Video]

Opposition to boycott session till suspension of MPs revoked: Rajya Sabha LoP

Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition and Member of Parliament Ghulam Nabi Azad on September 22 said that opposition will boycott the proceedings of the House till the suspension of eight MPs revoked. "Till..

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There will be 90% de-escalation if MPs not constrained by time to speak: Ghulam Nabi Azad [Video]

There will be 90% de-escalation if MPs not constrained by time to speak: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition and Member of Parliament Ghulam Nabi Azad on September 22 said that there will be 90% de-escalation if MPs not constrained by time to speak. "No one is happy with the..

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Agriculture Reform Bills: Congress to boycott Parliament until Centre accepts their demands [Video]

Agriculture Reform Bills: Congress to boycott Parliament until Centre accepts their demands

Congress Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad on September 22 said that the party will boycott Parliament sessions until the government will not accept their demands which is to bring..

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Indoor stadium construction underway in J-K's Kupwara etween security forces, terrorists in J-K's Budgam [Video]

Indoor stadium construction underway in J-K's Kupwara etween security forces, terrorists in J-K's Budgam

Construction work of an indoor stadium is underway in the Handwara region of Kupwara district. This stadium would offer multi-utility sports facilities for the local youth to groom their talent. The..

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Watch: Harivansh Singh re-elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha [Video]

Watch: Harivansh Singh re-elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

Harivansh Singh had been chosen as the deputy chairman of the Rajya Sabha on September 14. BJP Rajya Sabha MP JP Nadda moved the motion to elect NDA candidate Harivansh as the Deputy Chairman of the..

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JDU’s Harivansh re-elected RS Deputy Chairman: Watch what PM Modi said [Video]

JDU’s Harivansh re-elected RS Deputy Chairman: Watch what PM Modi said

JDU leader Harivansh Narayan Singh has been elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman for the second time. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and several other leaders..

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China, Covid, GDP: Congress' Parliament strategy as Rahul, Sonia fly abroad [Video]

China, Covid, GDP: Congress' Parliament strategy as Rahul, Sonia fly abroad

The Indian National Congress is planning to corner the Union government on a host of issues as the Parliament convenes for the monsoon session on September 14. From the Covid-19 pandemic and the..

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Parliament session commencing in weird situation, says Ghulam Nabi Azad [Video]

Parliament session commencing in weird situation, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

The monsoon session of Parliament will begin on September 14 (Monday). Speaking on the monsoon session of Parliament, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad on September 13 stated that,..

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Mallikarjun Khadge welcomes Surjewala's appointment as AICC general secretary [Video]

Mallikarjun Khadge welcomes Surjewala's appointment as AICC general secretary

Congress appointed general secretaries and in-charges of All India Congress Committee (AICC) on September 12. However, Congress leaders like Gulam Nabi Azad, Ambika Soni, Moti Lal Vohra, Luzenio..

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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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Numbers don’t look good, but oppn ready for the fight

A parliamentary strategy meeting was held at Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s residence on Sunday where it was decided to rope in support from other opposition parties with Ghulam Nabi Azad helming..
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SPG cover withdrawal will expose entire Gandhi family to threats: Ghulam Nabi Azad

"I condemn the way the SPG security of the Gandhi family has been removed. Rajiv Gandhi (former prime minister) died as his security cover was not foolproof. Now, the withdrawal of SPG cover would..
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Citizens bound to suffer in a situation like in J&K: SC

Some citizens are bound to be inconvenienced in a curfew-like situation, a Supreme Court bench said on Thursday as it heard Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad’s petition alleging that the clampdown in..
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SC to Ghulam Nabi Azad on restrictions in Kashmir: Should authorities have waited for riots to take place?

The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on his opposition to the imposition of various restrictions following the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special..
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BJP begging before independent MLAs to form government in Maharashtra: Ghulam Nabi Azad


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Lifetime perks gone, Ghulam Nabi Azad vacates J&K guesthouse ahead of November 1 transition


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Factional fight in Congress heats up as Tanwar quits

Following a spate of protests and allegations of corruption in ticket distribution, Tanwar quit Congress, attributing his departure to a deep crisis in the party triggered by internal contradictions..
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Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, BJP veteran L K Advani, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad were among others who offered..
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Environment of fear in J&K, people suffering due to govt-made disaster: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who returned from a visit to Jammu and Kashmir recently, said on Monday that an "environment of fear" is prevailing there and people are suffering due to the..
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People living in fear, no democracy in J&K: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said there is no democracy in J&K and people are living in fear after the Centre scrapped the state's special status on August 5. "I have not seen..
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Situation 'very bad' in Kashmir, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday reached here on the second-leg of his six-day tour of Jammu and Kashmir and said the situation in the Valley is "very bad". Azad, the leader of..
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Ghulam Nabi Azad meets people in Anantnag


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Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Srinagar today


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Ghulam Nabi Azad to start J&K visit tomorrow


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Gulam Nabi Azad,Ahmed Patel meet P Chidambaram in Tihar jail

Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ahmed Patel met former finance minister P Chidambaram at Tihar Jail on Wednesday morning, sources said. They were accompanied by Chidambaram's son and Congress MP,..
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Relief for Ghulam Nabi Azad as he gets nod to visit UT

He will not indulge in any political activity or rally during his visit
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Ghulam Nabi Azad gets SC nod to visit Jammu and Kashmir after ‘no politics’ offer


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