Aurangzeb Naqshbandi, Hindustan Times

Aurangzeb Naqshbandi

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Delhi, DL, India

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Past articles by Aurangzeb:

Congress leaders meet President, seek repeal of farm laws

The Delhi Police did not allow Congress general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and some other leaders to proceed to the Rashtrapati Bhawan and took them into preventive custody → Read More

Sonia holds meeting for ‘rapprochement’

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday told a group of party colleagues that the process for organisational elections, one of the key demands of internal... → Read More

Goa Congress chief resigns after party’s rout in zila parishad polls

Congress won just four of the 37 seats it contested. The ruling BJP swept the polls, winning 33 out of 49 seats → Read More

Youth Congress scraps internal polls for president selection

The Youth Congress has abolished the electoral-college and secret ballot methods and devised a new format that is based on membership enrolment to elect its state unit chiefs, one of the functionaries said. → Read More

Congress back to Square One in Gujarat

In December 2017, the party restricted the BJP to 99 seats, its lowest tally in the state in 22 years and also registered its best performance in two decades, winning 77. → Read More

Poor selection, parachuting leaders spelled Cong debacle

Apart from sidelining of state leadership, choice of seats, poor selection of candidates and lack of coordination with partners identified as key reasons for defeat → Read More

‘Demonstrate neutrality’: Congress welcomes Facebook’s India leadership change

The Congress in August wrote to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and called for an inquiry into a report suggesting the social media company was biased towards the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in censoring hate speech → Read More

Cong turns to traditional vote base in bid to return to power

The so-called upper castes dominate the list of 70 candidates fielded by the Congress party for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections, but the grand old party has given a good share of tickets to Dalits and Muslims, in a bid to win back its traditional mixed vote bank in the state. The party has fielded 33 upper castes, of which Bhumihar are 11, Brahmin and Rajputs nine each, and Kayasthas four.… → Read More

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Sharad Yadav’s daughter joins Congress

Subhashini Rao is also expected to be fielded by the party in the upcoming assembly election in the state → Read More

Congress panel to discuss internal poll process

The meeting on Wednesday at the party’s headquarters in Delhi will lay the groundwork for the elections to the president’s post and also the Congress Working Committee (CWC). → Read More

Cong defers 3 nominations over charges of sexual exploitation

New Delhi: The Congress has put on hold at least three names suggested for selection as party candidates in the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar, pending further scrutiny... → Read More

After CWC, key Congress poll panel set for rejig

Chances of the CEC being reconstituted before the Bihar elections are bright, given that the panel will select the party candidates for the assembly polls → Read More

Rahul Gandhi likely to join farmers’ protest in Punjab

Gandhi is also expected to address a rally, the date and venue of which is being finalised → Read More

Farm bills: Ghulam Nabi Azad to meet President today

Azad will also apprise the President about the Rajya Sabha passing important legislations in both Houses of Parliament in the absence of Opposition parties → Read More

Opposition parties snub Congress in joint protest over GST

Leaders belonging to the Trinamool Congress, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), Samajwadi Party (SP), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Shiv Sena gathered near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the Parliament House complex to seek immediate release of compensation for a shortfall in their share of GST… → Read More

Congress dissenters chart next step

A leader present in the meeting, who did not want to be named, said they were not satisfied with the changes as these “do not in any way” address the concerns raised by them in their August 7 letter to Sonia Gandhi that triggered a flutter. → Read More

Key changes, boost to Team Rahul as Congress rejigs panels

The reshuffle comes against the backdrop of 23 Congress leaders, including four CWC members (Azad, Anand Sharma, Mukul Wasnik and Jitin Prasada), writing a letter to Sonia Gandhi on August 7, and calling for full-time leadership and an introspection behind the “steady decline” of Congress. → Read More

Rahul Gandhi, CDS Rawat attend House defence panel meet

The meeting -- in which Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat was present -- centered around the topic on the agenda, “provision and monitoring of the quality of ration and livery items to the defence forces”. → Read More

Cong plans joint Oppn candidate for RS post

New Delhi: The Congress decided on Tuesday to work to field a joint opposition candidate for the post of the Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson in a bid to present a united front... → Read More

Key Cong panel headed by Manmohan hasn’t met in 2 months

New Delhi: A Congress consultative committee, headed by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, mandated to meet every day to discuss and formulate the party’s stand on current... → Read More