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A floral delight: Inside Srinagar's breathtaking Tulip Garden
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A floral delight: Inside Srinagar's breathtaking Tulip Garden

Asia's largest tulip garden, located on the foothills of the Zabarwan mountain range, boasts of 1.5 million tulips of 60 varieties

G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Sonia Gandhi, shares suggestions to strengthen Congress
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G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Sonia Gandhi, shares suggestions to strengthen Congress

The meet comes a day after members of the dissenting group held two meetings in 24 hours over measures to revamp the party

The G-23 lands a sucker punch, now it’s for Sonia Gandhi to counter-attack
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The G-23 lands a sucker punch, now it’s for Sonia Gandhi to counter-attack

It’s hard to miss how quickly the Gandhis blinked. As champion of the world Mike Tyson said, 'Everybody has a plan till they get punched in the mouth.' Undoubtedly, the Gandhis have been sucker-punched

Has the G-23 become G-46? New faces indicate a growing dissent within the Congress
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Has the G-23 become G-46? New faces indicate a growing dissent within the Congress

The collective had emerged in 2020 following the Congress’ losing streak in the 2019 general elections and other Assembly polls, demanding an organisational revamp and true introspection of their losses

Ghulam Nabi Azad likely to meet Sonia Gandhi tomorrow over G-23 proposals
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Ghulam Nabi Azad likely to meet Sonia Gandhi tomorrow over G-23 proposals

Azad's meeting with the Gandhis carries much significance amid dissatisfaction of G-23 leaders over the working style of the Congress leadership

CWC meet: Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim president; leaders voice Rahul's name for President
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CWC meet: Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim president; leaders voice Rahul's name for President

Sonia Gandhi listened to all leaders at the CWC meet and said she is willing to make the required changes to strengthen the party, sources said

Congress G-23 leaders meet to introspect drubbing in Assembly results, likely to target party leadership
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Congress G-23 leaders meet to introspect drubbing in Assembly results, likely to target party leadership

The leaders agreed that the party was staring at an “existential crisis” and it will sink further if credible corrective actions are not taken

After poll debacle in five states, Congress G-23 leaders to demand reforms in upcoming CWC meet
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After poll debacle in five states, Congress G-23 leaders to demand reforms in upcoming CWC meet

Congress had said on Thursday that the results of five states have come against the expectations of the party. The party had also indicated that the clashing ambitions of its leaders had hurt the party's prospects

Jammu: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's nephew Mubashir Azad joins BJP
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Jammu: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's nephew Mubashir Azad joins BJP

Mubashir Azad, the son of Ghulam Nabi Azad's youngest brother Liaqat Ali, also said his uncle was 'disrespected' by the Congress leadership which hurt him and led to him parting ways with the grand old party

How Ghulam Nabi Azad's Padma award reignited Congress vs Congress fight
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How Ghulam Nabi Azad's Padma award reignited Congress vs Congress fight

The BJP-ruled Centre’s decision to give Padma Bhushan to Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad has once again stirred troubles in the party as some leaders favoured the honour while others took veiled digs at the senior leader for accepting the award

Ironic Congress doesn't need his services when nation recognises them: Kapil Sibal on Ghulam Nabi Azad's Padma award
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Ironic Congress doesn't need his services when nation recognises them: Kapil Sibal on Ghulam Nabi Azad's Padma award

Azad, who was part of the leaders who wrote to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi seeking party reforms, has been awarded the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to public affairs

Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, singing legend Sandhya Mukherjee reject Padma honours: What the row is all about
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Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, singing legend Sandhya Mukherjee reject Padma honours: What the row is all about

The former Bengal chief minister was conferred upon the Padma Bhushan while the veteran playback singer Sandhya Mukherjee was awarded with the Padma Shri

Four ex-J&K CMs to lose SSG cover after UT decides to wind up elite unit
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Four ex-J&K CMs to lose SSG cover after UT decides to wind up elite unit

Officials said the decision was taken by the Security Review Coordination Committee, a group that oversees the threat perception of important leaders in Jammu and Kashmir

How delimitation in Jammu and Kashmir is an opportunity to pave the way for equitable future
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How delimitation in Jammu and Kashmir is an opportunity to pave the way for equitable future

The increase in seats for the Jammu region is a welcome step but history tells us that hegemony of Kashmir over Jammu may persist till the time Jammu is not politically on par with Kashmir

Maharaja's rule better than present govt in Jammu and Kashmir, says Ghulam Nabi Azad
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Maharaja's rule better than present govt in Jammu and Kashmir, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

In a veiled attack at the BJP, Azad said the autocratic rule of the maharajas was far better than the current dispensation, which stopped the traditional practice of the biannual 'Darbar Move'

Can't see Congress in power with over 300 seats in 2024 Lok Sabha polls, says Ghulam Nabi Azad
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Can't see Congress in power with over 300 seats in 2024 Lok Sabha polls, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

Speaking on the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Azad while addressing a rally in Pooch district said that only Supreme Court can take such a decision or Congress has to come power with 300 plus seats but he does not see that happening

Government should finish J&K delimitation process by February, hold polls after winter, says Ghulam Nabi Azad
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Government should finish J&K delimitation process by February, hold polls after winter, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

Congress leader Azad said the next four months are not feasible for elections and even if they (Centre) wanted, we would have said no.

Congress may hold CWC by month-end to discuss internal issues, say sources
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Congress may hold CWC by month-end to discuss internal issues, say sources

Even though no date has been set, the sources said the CWC, the party's apex decision-making body, may meet this month to discuss the internal matters of the party.

Congress mounts staunch defence of top brass, Gandhi loyalists hit hard at dissenters
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Congress mounts staunch defence of top brass, Gandhi loyalists hit hard at dissenters

In an apparent dig at Kapil Sibal and the G-23, Congress general secretary Tariq Anwar said it is amazing to see how some people's character can change so much in their "selfishness"

Day after Azad and Sibal seek immediate convention of CWC, Surjewala says 'very soon'
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Day after Azad and Sibal seek immediate convention of CWC, Surjewala says 'very soon'

On Wednesday, senior party leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Kapil Sibal, who are part of a group of 23 leaders (G-23) seeking organisational revamp, demanded that a meeting of the CWC be convened immediately