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Kirti Azad

Kirti, Pawan Varma join TMC in Didi's presence

In another setback to the Congress, the party’s former Haryana president Ashok Tanwar also joined the TMC

24 Nov 2021 8:25 AM

Congress leader Kirti Azad to join TMC in Delhi today

A cricketer-turned-politician, Azad was elected to Lok Sabha thrice from Darbhanga in Bihar

23 Nov 2021 11:53 AM

Central govt responsible for economic slump: Congress

An ‘Aakrosh rally’ was held at R.K. Puram Sector 1 in which besides Congress workers local people also participated.

17 Nov 2019 3:05 AM

Subhash Chopra appointed Delhi Congress president

Congress president Sonia Gandhi zeroed in on Mr Chopra after holding discussions with her Delhi leaders.

24 Oct 2019 1:56 AM

Kirti tipped for DPCC chief as Sheila’s son targets Chacko

Sources said that Dikshit had stated in the letter that adverse political situations were created by Mr Chacko for her mother.

12 Oct 2019 1:22 AM


Shock to Bihar tieup as Shakeel Ahmed parts way

From the NDA, BJP has given the ticket to Ashok Yadav, the son of sitting MP Hukumadeo Narayan Yadav.

16 Apr 2019 3:41 AM

Grand Alliance in Bihar heading towards crisis; Congress bitter over raw deal

Azad, who had for long been associated with the BJP, was inducted into the Congress in New Delhi.

28 Mar 2019 5:44 PM

Tussle in grand alliance over Darbhanga seat

Sources said that the Congress had promised Darbhanga seat to Kirti Azad before he joined the party after leaving the BJP in February this year.

26 Mar 2019 5:06 AM

Congress party workers looted booths for my father, says Kirti Azad

Kirti Azad has admitted that booth capturing is a part of the Congress culture, alleged BJP.

21 Feb 2019 10:37 AM

Arvind Kejriwal, Kirti Azad settle defamation row with DDCA, inform HC

No reasons were given in the court as to why the two were withdrawing their statements against DDCA.

15 Feb 2019 4:36 PM


From sports to politics

Down the years, across the world, many athletes have transitioned from a sportsperson to a politician, effectively and seamlessly.

19 Nov 2017 4:53 AM

Kirti Azad fined Rs 5,000 for failing to respond

Mr Kejriwal and Mr Azad are facing defamation suits filed by the DDCA for alleged defamatory criticism about the body’s finances and functioning.

13 Sep 2017 3:23 AM

DDCA case: Kirti Azad exempted from appearing in trial court till November

The allegation against Azad was that he endorsed the defamatory allegations made by Kejriwal and claimed he had raised the issue in 2007.

20 Jul 2017 1:27 PM

Poonam Azad quits AAP, joins Congress

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken, addressing a press conference accompanied by Ms Jha, announced that she has joined the party.

12 Apr 2017 2:26 AM

DDCA case: Kejriwal appears before court, granted bail

The DDCA had alleged that the duo had tried to tarnish the image of the cricketing body by allegedly making scandalous remarks.

22 Mar 2017 2:52 AM


DDCA case: CM Arvind Kejriwal asked to appear on March 21

The counsel appearing for Mr Kejriwal told the court that he was undergoing treatment in Bengaluru.

19 Feb 2017 1:57 AM

Kirti Azad calls Jaitley 'inefficient person' over notes ban, seeks his resignation

'It is he who is responsible for the hardships faced by the common people post-demonetisation,' he said.

26 Dec 2016 11:04 AM

MP Kirti Azad’s wife Poonam joins AAP

Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh said Ms Azad will be given an important responsibility to play in the forthcoming Punjab Assembly election.

14 Nov 2016 1:50 AM

Suspended BJP MP’s wife Poonam Azad joins AAP

Before joining AAP, Kirti Azad's wife was the BJP's Delhi unit spokesperson and had served as its vice-president in the past.

13 Nov 2016 4:25 PM