GHULAM NABI AZAD
Government is encouraging violence: Ghulam Nabi Azad on JNU attack
New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): While speaking to ANI in the national capital on ...
Historic judgement, this time court did not come under any pressure: Ghulam Nabi Azad on SC's Kashmir ruling
"I would like to thank the SC fo...
Azad, Soni to attend first J-K Congress executive meet since Article 370 nullification
During their two-day visit, Azad and Soni will attend ...
Publish all orders on restrictions, including suspension of internet, Supreme Court asks J&K administration
The court noted that though it was asked to go into the question of validity of orders, restricting movement and communication, passed in Jammu and Kashmir by various authorities, the orders were not placed before it.
SC orders review of J&K curbs in a week, says access to internet protected under Constitution
"We declare that the freedom of speech and expression and the freedom to practice any profession or carry on any trade, business or occupation over the medium of internet enjoys constitutional protection under Article 19(1)(a) and Article 19(1)(g).," the Supreme Court said.
Article 370: Supreme Court verdict Friday on pleas challenging curbs in Jammu & Kashmir
On November 21, the Centre had justified restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 and said that due to the preventive steps taken, neither a single life was lost nor a single bullet fired.
Govt has no data on minorities who faced religious persecution: Ghulam Nabi Azad
"Honourable home ministerji, you brought demonetisation, GST, (legislation on) tripple talaq, NRC, Article 370 (related law) and Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the same pattern. You bring such bills every four or six months to divert the attention of people from unemployment, problems of farmers, poverty....," Leader of Opposition in RS, Azad said.
Opposition could get numbers against Citizenship Amendment Bill: Ghulam Nabi Azad
This bill is totally discriminatory and unconstitutional. It has been rejected by one and all from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. The northeastern states are burning and there are huge protests in other parts of the country, Azad said.
Anti-CAA stir effect: Low turnout marks panel meeting on Mahatma Gandhi birth anniversary
Only four of the 30 chief ministers attended. Chief ministers of Himachal Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Odisha attended with Naveen Patnaik only stopping by for a short while.
Priyanka Gandhi leads Congress protest at India Gate over Jamia incident
The Congress general secretary was joined by leaders like Ahmed Patel, A K Antony, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Randeep Singh Surjewala, besides hundreds of party workers.
Central govt responsible for violence in country: Azad
It is the central government which is solely responsible for the violence in the country for bringing a law which is being opposed all over the country and by all opposition political parties. Had the government not brought this law, there would not have been violence, says senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.
As anti-CAB protests rock North Eeast, Congress says situation akin to Jammu & Kashmir, slams BJP
The Congress said that these protests, which, according to officials, claimed at least two lives in Assam on Thursday, are "spontaneous" and are not linked to any political party. The Congress also accused the government of asking the media not to show the "real picture" in the northeast.
Parliament passes bill to extend SC/ST reservation in legislatures
Reservation for members of SCs and STs, given for the past 70 years in Lok Sabha and state assemblies, is due to end on January 25, 2020. The bill, which saw heated exchange between the treasury and opposition benches, was approved unanimously in Rajya Sabha. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad assured the House that the Modi government would not end reservation.
No emergency, yet fundamental rights abrogated: Ghulam Nabi Azad in SC
“We are nationalists too. We stand with the government against terrorism,” said senior advocate Kapil Sibal, who was arguing Azad’s petition challenging the government’s refusal to let him visit the UT or address public rallies there.
Congress to strongly oppose CAB in Parliament, says it's against country's secular ethos
Apart from Chowdhury, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, chief whip in Lok Sabha Kodikunnil Suresh and whip Gaurav Gogoi, among others, attended the meeting.
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