Ghulam Nabi Azad

Rift widens as Azad refuses new post as Congress campaign committee chief

He was also nominated to the political affairs committee, to be headed by Tariq Hameed Karra, for the union territories.

published on : 18th August 2022

'Congress leaders in revamped J&K unit finalised after consultations with Azad': Sources

The assertion came a day after Azad declined to head the Campaign Committee for Jammu and Kashmir after he was appointed to the post by party chief Sonia Gandhi.

published on : 17th August 2022

Vikar Jammu and Kashmir Cong chief; Azad rejects offer to head campaign committee

Vikar, who hails from Banihal area of Ramban district of Jammu province, is close to Ghulam Nabi Azad.

published on : 17th August 2022

Ghulam Nabi Azad to be Congress CM candidate in J&K election

J&K Congress leaders, belonging to different factions, have unitedly backed Azad’s candidature during a meeting in New Delhi, which was also attended by Azad.

published on : 18th July 2022

Uncertainty prevails in J&K Congress as it awaits new president ahead of state polls

A section of the media has reported that a junior leader has been finalised by the Congress leadership in New Delhi after Gulam Ahmed Mir relinquished the post Wednesday.

published on : 10th July 2022

Loyalists want Azad as Congress J&K CM candidate as party eyes organisational rejig

Azad has a support base in Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu province, besides some influence in the main Jammu district.

published on : 7th July 2022

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

Congress' 'Chintan Shivir' in J&K amid faction war between Azad, Ghulam Mir camps

It remains to be seen whether Azad loyalists, who include former ministers, will attend the Chintan shivar and give their suggestions for strengthening the party.

published on : 31st May 2022

Loyalists pitch for Azad as Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief

 “Azad is acceptable to both Kashmir and Jammu regions. People still appreciate his governance when he was the CM,” Monga, who is known to be close to Azad, said. 

published on : 17th May 2022

BJP government 'hero' in publicity, we were 'zero' as Congress failed to publicise its work: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Ghulam Nabi Azad said the most basic thing that India and the world should work on is improving health and education.

published on : 5th May 2022

Azad calls on Pawar; a routine meeting, say people close to Maratha strongman

Sources close to Pawar said Azad usually calls on the NCP surpemo whenever the latter is in the national capital during Parliament sessions.

published on : 30th March 2022

Sonia Gandhi meets some leaders of G-23 at her residence

Sources said the leadership is open to suggestions from the G-23 and have reached out to them in a bid to resolve the differences within and work out a resolution to strengthen the party.

published on : 22nd March 2022

All political parties, including mine, create division among people: Ghulam Nabi Azad

His remarks came in the backdrop of the ongoing controversy over the film 'The Kashmir Files', which is based on the 1990 exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits.

published on : 20th March 2022

Congress brass & G-23 may smoke peace pipe

Azad likely to get another RS term, Hooda may be appointed as chief of Haryana unit in bid to placate dissidents.

published on : 20th March 2022

Congress can’t be privately owned

Kapil Sibal questioned the authority under which Rahul Gandhi leads the Congress.

published on : 20th March 2022

Azad meets Sonia, puts forward suggestions to strengthen Congress organisation 

Playing down the meeting, he told reporters that it "may be news for you but we keep meeting the Congress president at various intervals".

published on : 18th March 2022

Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Congress president Sonia Gandhi

Ghulam Nabi Azad met Congress president Sonia Gandhi, a day after members of the dissenting group held a flurry of meetings over measures to revamp the party.

published on : 18th March 2022

Congress leadership crisis: G-23 leaders to meet Gandhis soon, say sources

Bhupinder Singh Hooda, a G 23 leader, was the first to reach out to the Congress High Command after the faction's meeting at Ghulam Nabi Azad's residence in New Delhi over the poll drubbing.

published on : 18th March 2022

Same old script as Congress Working Committee keeps faith in Sonia; G23 leaders seek 'corrective measures'

Sources said senior party leader and member of G23 Ghulam Nabi Azad called to fix responsibility for the party’s poll debacle and Sonia agreed.

published on : 14th March 2022

Ghulam Nabi Azad faction wants him back, J&K Congress chief stands in the way

In November, the supporters of Azad resigned from the party posts to press the leadership for appointing their leader as the party chief. 

published on : 12th March 2022
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