India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 28, 2015
National Conference has decided to join hands with Congress and pitch Ghulam Nabi Azad as a joint candidate for the forthcoming Rajya Sabha polls to be held next month in Jammu and Kashmir.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 24, 2015
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday named two candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir, scheduled to be held on February 7.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
As suspense over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir continued, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today said the idea of a grand alliance with National Conference and Congress was an option for forming a stable government in the state.
India | Sandeep Phukan | Sunday December 28, 2014
The Indian National Congress observed its 130th foundation day today. Party President Sonia Gandhi unfurled the Congress flag at the party headquarters, 24 Akbar Road, in the presence of senior leaders like former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Gh...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
With elections results in Jammu and Kashmir heading towards a hung assembly, Congress today said it was "open" to aligning with the PDP in the state to provide a government.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, today hosted a dinner for party MPs of both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha a day before Winter Session comes to an end tomorrow.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 2, 2014
At a time when the party's political fortunes appear to be sliding, youth leaders of Congress are looking to gain from the experience of its veterans who once wielded command of Youth Congress through a unique interaction in New Delhi.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 23, 2014
Promising equitable development of the three regions of Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress today released its manifesto in Jammu which proposed two empowered regional councils, decentralisation, more cross-LoC Confidence Building Measures and review of ...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 11, 2014
The Congress on Monday constituted a 28-member campaign committee under the leadership of senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad for poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 18, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reconstituted a government committee for the commemoration of the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru which will be headed by him, replacing his predecessor Manmohan Singh.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 7, 2014
Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the floods in Jammu and Kashmir a national calamity.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
In a major set back to the Congress ahead of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir, two-time MP and former state minister Lal Singh today resigned from the party alleging senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad of interfering in the working of party's ...
India | Reported by Nazir Masoodi; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from IANS) | Sunday July 20, 2014
The Congress today formally ended its partnership with the National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it would "fight the forthcoming election on our own strength".
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 19, 2014
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday demanded action against writer and activist Arundhati Roy for her reported comments in which she had criticised Mahatma Gandhi for his "casteist tendencies".
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
Opposition parties on Wednesday demanded that a discussion on the Gaza situation be taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 7, 2014
The United Progressive Alliance or UPA could not project a united picture in the Rajya Sabha today with NCP not joining the walkout staged by the Congress after it expressed dissatisfaction over the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's reply on the discus...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 24, 2014
Decision on any pre-poll alliance by the Congress for the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir scheduled later this year will be taken by the high command, senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said today.
India | Devesh Kumar | Monday June 9, 2014
The 16th Lok Sabha will not have a Leader of the Opposition, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has decided in consultation with the government after taking into account past practices and precedence, sources said.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 8, 2014
Former Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today appeared all set to become Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha after his appointment as Leader of Congress in the Upper House.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 22, 2014
Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has cancelled his campaign rally in a town in Jammu and Kashmir where a sarpanch, or village head, was killed last night.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 20, 2014
Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday cancelled her day-long tour of Maharashtra, citing health reasons.
Election 2014 | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 16, 2014
Ghulam Nabi Azad, the union health and family welfare minister is contesting the first Lok Sabha election from a constituency in his home state Jammu and Kashmir.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 10, 2014
Union Health Minister and former state chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad was on Thursday told to prove his identity at a polling booth in the Jammu Lok Sabha constituency.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 5, 2014
The BJP is going all out to campaign in the three seats in Jammu and Ladakh where it is hopeful of winning and has lined up nearly 40 of its star campaigners to bolster its chances.