Sunday, 2 April, 2023
TopicGhulam Nabi Azad

Topic: Ghulam Nabi Azad

SubscriberWrites: From Congress to Kashmir, how Ghulam Nabi Azad’s entry in Valley throws open its politics

From Ghulam Nabi Azad’s departure from Congress to the apparent fissure within the regional parties, what does it entail for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, writes Zaffar Iqbal.

Ghulam Nabi Azad announces ‘secular, democratic’ political outfit ahead of J&K polls

The development comes a month after Azad resigned from the Congress party. At a press conference, he said that his new party will be independent from any influence.

Ghulam Nabi Azad to announce new party in 10 days, says it will have ‘Hindustani name’

Addressing a meeting in Kashmir's Baramulla, the former Congress leader said his new party will focus on the restoration of full statehood, right to land and employment to native domicile.

Three more Congress leaders from Jammu and Kashmir resign in support of Ghulam Nabi Azad

Over a dozen prominent Congress leaders have already left the party to join Azad, who will soon launch his own.

Congress revival requires end of Gandhi dynasty in Congress, Sonia-Rahul won’t let it happen

Sunday's CWC meet was a perfect forum for Rahul Gandhi to end speculation about his ‘renunciation’ and declare he won't contest the presidential election. But he didn’t say a word.

MBAs, ex-SPG personnel, ex-Leftists, bankers — Meet Rahul Gandhi’s Congress ‘coterie’

Congress' 'coterie of inexperienced sycophants', that former party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad mentioned in his exit letter, includes professionals from largely non-political backgrounds.

Our take on Azad’s Congress exit, revision of J&K electoral rolls, SC on Pegasus—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Ghulam Nabi chose ‘azadi’ over Gandhi coterie. But how far can he go without Congress umbrella?

At 73, Ghulam Nabi would have liked to be ‘Azad’ of such considerations after leaving Congress. But old politicians are like old bankers—they never lose interest.

Ghulam Nabi Azad quits Congress, says Rahul destroyed ‘consultative mechanism’ in party

In a 5-page letter to Sonia Gandhi, Azad said her success as party chief hinged on her ability to listen to senior leaders, but her son encouraged ‘inexperienced sycophants’.

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The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.