Anand Sharma

Shunted out of Rajya Sabha list, Ghulam Nabi Azad ‘declined’ Sonia’s offer

Sources close to Azad said he was also offered a Rajya Sabha berth but he said the demand of G23 is for a  complete overhaul in the functioning of the party.

published on : 4th June 2022

Rajya Sabha bids farewell to 72 retiring MPs; PM urges them to inspire coming generations

The terms of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in the Upper House are coming to an end as well.

published on : 31st March 2022

Members of Parliament panel headed by Anand Sharma praise his non-partisan approach

Sharma is due to retire as a Rajya Sabha member on April 2 and Monday's meeting of the committee was the last one held under his chairmanship.

published on : 28th March 2022

'Adopt model of collective, inclusive leadership': G-23 to Congress top brass as Sonia suggests changes

The G-23 statement also demanded that the party leadership initiate talks with like-minded forces to build a credible alternative ahead of the next Lok Sabha polls in 2024.

published on : 17th March 2022

Congress faces heat after state polls debacle as G23 leaders push for top leadership change

The G23 leaders, considered dissidents by those close to Rahul Gandhi, met on Friday at the residence of former Union minister Ghulam Nabi Azad in New Delhi.

published on : 12th March 2022

RS polls to fill 13 seats in six states on March 31 

While members from the state of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Nagaland and Tripura are retiring on April 2, five members from Punjab are retiring on April 9.

published on : 8th March 2022

President​ address presented rosy picture, failed to reflect challenges faced by India: Anand Sharma

Anand Sharma raised concerns about unemployment and said around 42 crore people need jobs as per the government data.

published on : 7th February 2022

Parl panel chairperson writes to Shah for taking effective steps to curb hate speech

The Parliamentary Committee's chairman said recent incidents and orchestrated acts of violence, are making headlines in both national and global media.

published on : 20th January 2022

Congress remains 'central pillar' for collective national effort to beat BJP: Anand Sharma

Anand Sharma said Congress, as the principal national opposition party, remains a central pillar for a collective national effort.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Congress-Trinamool Congress tussle could play out in winter session of Parliament

Congress said that 14 parties boycotted the event after Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge reached out to them Thursday.

published on : 27th November 2021

Akhilesh, Anand Sharma send Ram Navami wishes on Mahanavami, people say Eid Mubarak 

Akhilesh deleted the tweet when people started trolling him for this mistake. The SP chief corrected the mistake and made a new tweet.

published on : 14th October 2021

Congress leader​ Anand Sharma slams 'hooliganism' outside former minister Kapil Sibal's house

The seniro Congress leader asked AICC chief Sonia Gandhi to take strong action against those involved.

published on : 30th September 2021

At Kapil Sibal's dinner, Opposition demands strong leadership in Congress to counter BJP

The occasion turned into another show of G-23 leaders, where for the first time opposition party leaders got together at a dinner table, and demanded changes in Congress leadership.

published on : 10th August 2021

Images of Pranab Mukherjee at RSS HQ anguished millions of Congress workers: Anand Sharma

Congress senior spokesperson Anand Sharma took to Twitter to express his anguish soon after images of Mukherjee attending a function at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur appeared on television.

published on : 7th June 2018

Congress raps BJP over SC/ST Act judgment

The Congress on Wednesday accused the saffron party of pursuing the RSS agenda against reservations.

published on : 22nd March 2018
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