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.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 27, 2014
India was today officially declared 'Polio Free' by the World Health Organisation.
Elections | Written by Nazir Masoodi | Wednesday March 26, 2014
With only six seats, Jammu and Kashmir is numerically insignificant in the 545-member Lok Sabha. For years thus, this state with a controversial legacy and turbulent past has held little interest for national parties other than to use its internal an...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 26, 2014
Narendra Modi today offered prayers at the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu, before addressing a rally in Hiranagar town of Kathua district.
Election 2014 | Sunil Prabhu, Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday March 21, 2014
Union minister P Chidambaram will not be contesting the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress announced this evening. His son, Karti P Chidambaram, has been given a ticket by the party to contest from the Sivaganga constituency in Tamil Nadu.
India | Nazir Masoodi | Friday February 7, 2014
The Jammu and Kashmir Police has registered a case of sexual assault against Health Minister Shabir Khan after a complaint from a woman doctor. Mr Khan is a Congress leader and a legislator from Rajouri.
India | Devesh Kumar | Wednesday January 29, 2014
The proposal to create new administrative units in Jammu and Kashmir has become the new bone of contention between Omar Abdullah's National Conference and the Congress, casting a shadow on the fate of the alliance in the state.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday January 28, 2014
The Congress' five-year alliance with the National Conference seems to be in serious trouble, just months ahead of key national polls.