Tariq Anwar

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Tariq Anwar told ( about India Congress Committee ) : “While visiting blocks or districts, they should take the block, district Congress committee (DCC), or pradesh Congress committee into confidence. This is our style of working,” External link

Hindu Saturday, November 26, 2022 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "The situation has not come for the AICC to intervene... The KPCC itself can resolve if any issue has come up," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 24, 2022 9:15:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "If needed I will be meeting leaders there and we will discuss" External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 24, 2022 9:15:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “KPCC chief and Leader of the Opposition have already issued statements and I support them. not only Tharoor, but all Congress leaders must also follow the norms set by the Committee. nobody is above the party. The All India Congress Committee (AICC) will not interfere in the issue. If the KPCC files any complaint against Tharoor, then we will intervene,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, November 23, 2022 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I spoke to V D Satheesan today and he assured me that everyone is on the same page with the leadership,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, November 23, 2022 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I spoke to him after reading press clips on his statements.. I cautioned him to avoid controversial comments to the media. He has now clarified that it was a slip of tongue. I don’t think his intention was to defame Nehru. He may have used the wrong word. I think he wanted to say that Nehru has accommodated even Syama Prasad Mukherjee in his cabinet as he is a large- hearted person,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:24:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “A slip of the tongue can happen to anyone, and he has promised that he would not make such statements in the future,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 16, 2022 6:15:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about British ) : “The Congress party had thrown out the British, and now we have to fight to change the current situation,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, September 4, 2022 10:40:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar added ( about Kerala Congress ) : "Forming government in Kerala is just a dream," External link

irishsun Saturday, September 3, 2022 10:23:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "Nitish Kumar should take a leaf out of the book of many other states and go for such a step. Misuse of investigating agencies is a reality. He may not have been able to take such a decision earlier because he was with the BJP. But now he must act," External link

newindianexpress Monday, August 29, 2022 10:36:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “So, we think, Bharat Jodo is the need of the hour.. it is badly needed. Because destructive forces are very much active now-a-days. And, we are sorry to say that these forces are actually patronised by our union government,” External link

news18 Tuesday, August 16, 2022 2:31:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "The decision will be announced only after getting approval from the party president," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 27, 2022 9:06:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “they are again taking us on that path” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 21, 2022 6:28:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “they are again taking us on that path” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 21, 2022 2:40:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "they are again taking us on that path" External link

timesofindia Thursday, April 21, 2022 1:35:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : "We had given both the leaders notices to reply within a week, but we have not received Jakhar's reply to the notice. The disciplinary committee will hold its meeting in the next day or two and will take appropriate action, which includes suspension or expulsion," External link

economictimes Tuesday, April 19, 2022 4:57:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : “The committee examined the statements and issued the show-cause notice as per the constitution of the party, giving him one week to reply. If the reply is not found to be satisfactory, action will be taken,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 11, 2022 10:54:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about K V Thomas ) : “Disciplinary committee of AICC sent notice to Congress leader Sunil Jakhar for his statements against party line and party leader KV Thomas for attending seminar held at Party Congress of CPIM on April 9. Seeks reply to notices within a week,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 11, 2022 2:23:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “This is the procedure we follow. We will decide on the further course of action after examining his reply,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, April 11, 2022 2:20:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “It is, however, for our top leadership to take a call on any future realignment with the RJD. A decision will be taken at an appropriate time, keeping in view the political scenario across the country,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 27, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "It is, however, for our top leadership to take a call on any future realignment with the RJD. A decision would be taken at an appropriate time, keeping in view the political scenario across the country," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, November 24, 2021 10:50:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about India Congress Committee ) : “The PAC only has an advisory role. As per the Congress constitution, the KPCC executive is the party’s paramount decision-making body in Kerala. The PAC has been around since the 1960s, and it would continue to exist in an advisory capacity” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 18, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "The assembly by-elections in two seats in have definitely given a lesson that the Congress should now stand on its own feet. It will not be appropriate to depend on the crutches of any other party for a long time" External link

newindianexpress Saturday, October 23, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "Those who took advantage of being in power the most by the grace of the leadership, are today bent on challenging the leadership. It seems that they have a habit of being in power, how can they cope with struggle?" External link

economictimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 9:15:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar added : “After the setback in the election, Congress workers felt there needed to be some change. The present leaders also don’t want to continue,” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:11:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “It will be a direct fight between the LDF and the UDF. Last time, the BJP had invested resources heavily in Kerala but despite that they had a low vote percentage,” “This time we expect the BJP not to get even less because Kerala people know that the fight is between the LDF and the UDF so people would not like to waste their votes,” External link

thehindu Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “It will be a direct fight between the LDF and the UDF. Last time, the BJP had invested resources heavily in Kerala but despite that they had a low vote percentage,” “This time we expect the BJP not to get even less because Kerala people know that the fight is between the LDF and the UDF so people would not like to waste their votes,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 28, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "I believe it has been done deliberately and in a way, the EC has tried to help the BJP. They (BJP) feel that it will help them, but it will not as far as I know about the people of Bengal. They are revolutionary in nature...they may deviate for some time but ultimately, Bengal is Bengal," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 26, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “The issue of farmers is the biggest issue of our country. These laws have been made to strengthen the corporates, rather than farmers and it is sad that PM Modi is not ready to accept this fact. Through these laws, they are trying to snatch the right of farmers to even knock the door of court and those who have grievance go to district administration, instead of moving to the court,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Mr. Singh’s murder is proof that Nitish Kumar has lost control over law and order in the State” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Mr. Singh’s murder is proof that Nitish Kumar has lost control over law and order in the State” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 14, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “This is just a courtesy call. It has been decided to meet all community leaders and in the coming days we will be meeting them. The meeting and discussion are to strengthen the ties with them,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Kerala Congress ) : “We have about 90 days for the Assembly elections and will put in place an action plan. I was in Kerala on December 27 and 28 to review the recent local body polls. From now on, I will be visiting the State every 10 days,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 1, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Panchayat elections are mainly about local issues. We kept highlighting issues such as the gold smuggling case [to which the office of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has been linked] and the drug case [in which the son of state CPM secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has been jailed] and ignored local issues. One of the reasons was that; there are many other reasons. I have told the PCC president to discuss with senior leaders, district presidents, where we were lacking” External link

expressindia Friday, December 18, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar conceded : “But in a way it (the election reverse) is a cause for alarm for us,” “We will try to bridge all gaps” External link

expressindia Friday, December 18, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I don’t think this is the time for a change of leadership. We are very close to the Assembly election” External link

expressindia Friday, December 18, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “First of all, Shivanand Tiwari is not an authorized spokesperson for the RJD. Also, he should realise that Congress is a national party while the RJD is a regional entity. The leader of a national party cannot be expected to devote time to a state election like a regional leader would,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 16, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “We need to discuss our performance in Bihar. Although, it is not party's national issue but of Bihar alone. As far as central leadership is concerned, they supported us. It is Bihar leadership's fault for not using opportunity properly,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, November 16, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Shivanand Tiwari is senior and must think before making such remarks. Congress isn't RJD. RJD is a regional party and its leaders are confined to Bihar. Rahul Gandhi had said he'll come to Bihar whenever needed and he did so. He can't work like leaders of RJD. One must understand that national level leader and state level leader has different responsibilities” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, November 16, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "If we would have moved to protect our standing in Seemanchal and carried out our party's activities early, then AIMIM would not have succeeded there. With the coming of AIMIM certainly, the secular parties have been hit and if we look at it they have won five seats but would have damaged the Mahagathbandhan on 15 seats," External link

outlookindia Monday, November 16, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "If we would have moved to protect our standing in Seemanchal and carried out our party's activities early, then AIMIM would not have succeeded there. With the coming of AIMIM certainly the secular parties have been hit and if we look at it they have won five seats but would have damaged the Mahagathbandhan on 15 seats," External link

mid-day Sunday, November 15, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “If we would have moved to protect our standing in Seemanchal and carried out our party’s activities early, then AIMIM would not have succeeded there. With the coming of AIMIM certainly the secular parties have been hit and if we look at it they have won five seats but would have damaged the Mahagathbandhan on 15 seats,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 15, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "If we would have moved to protect our standing in Seemanchal and carried out our party's activities early, then AIMIM would not have succeeded there. With the coming of AIMIM certainly the secular parties have been hit and if we look at it they have won five seats but would have damaged the Mahagathbandhan on 15 seats," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 15, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "If we would have moved to protect our standing in Seemanchal and carried out our party's activities early, then AIMIM would not have succeeded there. With the coming of AIMIM certainly the secular parties have been hit and if we look at it they have won five seats but would have damaged the Mahagathbandhan on 15 seats," External link

news18 Sunday, November 15, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : “Obama and Rahul Gandhi must have met briefly, probably 8-10 years back when he came here as US President. To assess someone in a few meetings is tough. Rahul Gandhi’s personality has changed since then, he has gained a lot of experience,” External link

economictimes Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “is from Bihar and also AICC general secretary” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 13, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Marie Sagarzazu ) : “We should accept the truth that due to weak show by the party, the GA could not make the government,” External link

newindianexpress Friday, November 13, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Grand Alliance ) : "We must accept the truth. Due to the weak performance of Congress, Bihar was left out of the Grand Alliance Government. MIM's entry into Bihar is not auspicious sign," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, November 12, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Being a big partner, RJD has every right to claim the chief ministerial candidate. But the Congress expect a respectable that seat sharing deal with the RJD,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "Karnataka party chief has rightly said that now Rahul Gandhi should lead the party," "Taking responsibility for the party's defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi resigned from his post as party president but once again the time has come that he should take responsibility," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Sharad Pawar ) : "I feel that Sharad Pawar's suggestion is very important and the government must make a move in that direction. By doing so, good image of the country would be created globally," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Kapil Sibal is a learned lawyer and has good knowledge of the Constitution too. But this matter is currently sub-judice before the Supreme Court and it will arrive at a decision after looking at every angle," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "Before bringing the CAA, they should have taken all Chief Ministers and political parties into confidence. This government is only trying to bring in the BJP agenda," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Sonia Gandhi ) : "The Central government is trying to snoop on human rights activists and journalist, political opponents" "Congress president Sonia Gandhi has raised this issue, saying the government is taking the help of other countries in snooping. The government is using its machinery to scare people," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 3, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar added : "We have got the verdict to sit in the opposition. The Congress-NCP will sit together and decide the future course of action in the current political scenario," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 3, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "The situation in Maharashtra is unfortunate. The problems of the people are left unattended. Their expectation was different" External link

business-standard Sunday, November 3, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "One side government didn't give permission to members of Parliament to visit Jammu and Kashmir and on the other side they let European Union delegation to go there," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "He was a finance minister. He is worried regarding the country's economy. At a time when he should be more concerned about himself, he is tensed about the country's economy" External link

asianage Friday, September 6, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "He was a finance minister. He is worried regarding the country's economy. At a time when he should be more concerned about himself, he is tensed about the country's economy" External link

timesofindia Friday, September 6, 2019 12:55:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "This has been a long been the stand of the country. Even in UPA's term, the Indian government had stopped talks with the neighbouring country in the wake of the Mumbai terror attack. There is no scope of engaging in talks with Pakistan," External link

firstpost Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : "This has been a long been the stand of the country. Even in UPA's term, the Indian government had stopped talks with the neighbouring country in the wake of the Mumbai terror attack. There is no scope of engaging in talks with Pakistan," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, September 3, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : "This has been a long been the stand of the country. Even in UPA's term, the Indian government had stopped talks with the neighbouring country in the wake of the Mumbai terror attack. There is no scope of engaging in talks with Pakistan," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "We had ideological differences with him but he was a good orator, parliamentarian and lawyer and had a deep interest in sports. He played a major role in taking BJP out of trouble on many occasions. Arun Jaitley was always with Narendra Modi in every situation and played a major role in Narendra Modi becoming prime minister. It must be the personal loss to Prime Minister," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "Nitish Kumar is teaching BJP a lesson. He refused its offer of giving one cabinet birth in Central cabinet to JD (U) and later expanded the Bihar cabinet by completely sidelining the BJP legislators. This makes it evident that not everything is right between two alliance partners and in coming times Nitish Kumar can create problems for BJP. He has already hinted that he has other options" External link

outlookindia Tuesday, June 4, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "Nitish Kumar is teaching BJP a lesson. He refused its offer of giving one cabinet birth in Central cabinet to JD(U) and later expanded the Bihar cabinet by completely sidelining the BJP legislators. This makes it evident that not everything is right between two alliance partners and in coming times Nitish Kumar can create problems for BJP. He has already hinted that he has other options" External link

asianage Tuesday, June 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "That is why we should not expect to get justice from anyone," External link

asianage Sunday, June 2, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I have always held the view that votes must never be sought in the name of religion and caste. This has also been the policy of the Congress party. I do not approve of what Sidhu has uttered. I would request the party leadership to take note for suitable action,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar clarified : “I was not present at the Barsoi rally. Had I been there, I would have immediately stood up and expressed my disapproval of the way he was canvassing for me,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I have always held the view that votes must never be sought in the name of religion and caste. This has also been the policy of the Congress party. I do not approve of what Sidhu has uttered. I would request the party leadership to take note for suitable action,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 17, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar clarified : “I was not present at the Barsoi rally. Had I been there, I would have immediately stood up and expressed my disapproval of the way he was canvassing for me,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 17, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "I have always held the view that votes must never be sought in the name of religion and caste. This has also been the policy of the Congress party. I do not approve of what Sidhu has uttered. I would request the party leadership to take note for suitable action," External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I am emotionally attached with the people of this constituency. I have been contesting election from this seat since 1977. My relation with the people of the area is personal. The shifting of loyalty (from NCP to Congress) will not affect my poll prospects,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : “My relations with the people of the area are personal and not related to the party. There is no truth to reports that I am willing to leave Katihar,” External link

expressindia Sunday, March 24, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : "My relations with the people of the area are personal and not related to the party. There is no truth to reports that I am willing to leave Katihar," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, March 24, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : “My relations with the people of the area are personal and not related to the party. There is no truth to reports that I am willing to leave Katihar,” External link

expressindia Sunday, March 24, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Narendra Modi ) : "A person who does not have a progeny cannot take the legacy of the dynasty forward. In every corner of the world, be it any profession, legacy is taken forward by the people. Modi Ji does not have a successor in the family, which is why he is making such comments," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Ram Temple ) : "BJP will never construct Ram Temple in Ayodhya as it is its poll stunt. BJP tries to garner votes in the name of Hindutva in every election," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 7, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Gujarat Assembly ) : “The NCP has extended its full support to the Congress and will fight the Assembly polls [in Gujarat] in alliance with the Congress,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 19, 2017 12:36:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar added ( about Gopal Gandhi ) : “It is a matter of taking a principled stand, in public, by rising above narrow calculations of votes. I hope Gopal Gandhi ji will do it,” External link

economictimes Friday, July 28, 2017 11:32:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Some concrete proposals should come. The issue there is very delicate. We have seen what has been achieved by adopting a hard line. This has not yielded any result. Something needs to be offered, some initiatives will be taken to reach out to the youths there” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 7, 2016 6:05:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “What we could gather from the two-day interaction with various stakeholders in the Valley is that there is anger against the previous governments, including that of the Congress , for making big promises but doing nothing to fulfil them. This needs to be rectified,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 7, 2016 6:05:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “The condition has become very delicate. The initiative should have been taken much earlier,” External link

expressindia Saturday, September 3, 2016 4:44:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Sonia Gandhi ) : "If Sonia ji gives up her party's leadership, then it will send a wrong signal to the ruling party, giving them the sense that their pressure tactics are working. Also, such a move will demoralise Congress workers. So, she should continue to be in that slot" External link

rediff Monday, May 30, 2016 12:12:00 PM EAT



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Tariq Anwar

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Tariq Anwar told ( about India Congress Committee ) : “While visiting blocks or districts, they should take the block, district Congress committee (DCC), or pradesh Congress committee into confidence. This is our style of working,” External link

Hindu Saturday, November 26, 2022 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "The situation has not come for the AICC to intervene... The KPCC itself can resolve if any issue has come up," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 24, 2022 9:15:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "If needed I will be meeting leaders there and we will discuss" External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 24, 2022 9:15:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “KPCC chief and Leader of the Opposition have already issued statements and I support them. not only Tharoor, but all Congress leaders must also follow the norms set by the Committee. nobody is above the party. The All India Congress Committee (AICC) will not interfere in the issue. If the KPCC files any complaint against Tharoor, then we will intervene,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, November 23, 2022 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I spoke to V D Satheesan today and he assured me that everyone is on the same page with the leadership,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, November 23, 2022 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I spoke to him after reading press clips on his statements.. I cautioned him to avoid controversial comments to the media. He has now clarified that it was a slip of tongue. I don’t think his intention was to defame Nehru. He may have used the wrong word. I think he wanted to say that Nehru has accommodated even Syama Prasad Mukherjee in his cabinet as he is a large- hearted person,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:24:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “A slip of the tongue can happen to anyone, and he has promised that he would not make such statements in the future,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 16, 2022 6:15:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about British ) : “The Congress party had thrown out the British, and now we have to fight to change the current situation,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, September 4, 2022 10:40:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar added ( about Kerala Congress ) : "Forming government in Kerala is just a dream," External link

irishsun Saturday, September 3, 2022 10:23:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "Nitish Kumar should take a leaf out of the book of many other states and go for such a step. Misuse of investigating agencies is a reality. He may not have been able to take such a decision earlier because he was with the BJP. But now he must act," External link

newindianexpress Monday, August 29, 2022 10:36:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “So, we think, Bharat Jodo is the need of the hour.. it is badly needed. Because destructive forces are very much active now-a-days. And, we are sorry to say that these forces are actually patronised by our union government,” External link

news18 Tuesday, August 16, 2022 2:31:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "The decision will be announced only after getting approval from the party president," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 27, 2022 9:06:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “they are again taking us on that path” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 21, 2022 6:28:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “they are again taking us on that path” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 21, 2022 2:40:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "they are again taking us on that path" External link

timesofindia Thursday, April 21, 2022 1:35:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : "We had given both the leaders notices to reply within a week, but we have not received Jakhar's reply to the notice. The disciplinary committee will hold its meeting in the next day or two and will take appropriate action, which includes suspension or expulsion," External link

economictimes Tuesday, April 19, 2022 4:57:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : “The committee examined the statements and issued the show-cause notice as per the constitution of the party, giving him one week to reply. If the reply is not found to be satisfactory, action will be taken,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 11, 2022 10:54:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about K V Thomas ) : “Disciplinary committee of AICC sent notice to Congress leader Sunil Jakhar for his statements against party line and party leader KV Thomas for attending seminar held at Party Congress of CPIM on April 9. Seeks reply to notices within a week,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 11, 2022 2:23:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “This is the procedure we follow. We will decide on the further course of action after examining his reply,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, April 11, 2022 2:20:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “It is, however, for our top leadership to take a call on any future realignment with the RJD. A decision will be taken at an appropriate time, keeping in view the political scenario across the country,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 27, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "It is, however, for our top leadership to take a call on any future realignment with the RJD. A decision would be taken at an appropriate time, keeping in view the political scenario across the country," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, November 24, 2021 10:50:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about India Congress Committee ) : “The PAC only has an advisory role. As per the Congress constitution, the KPCC executive is the party’s paramount decision-making body in Kerala. The PAC has been around since the 1960s, and it would continue to exist in an advisory capacity” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 18, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "The assembly by-elections in two seats in have definitely given a lesson that the Congress should now stand on its own feet. It will not be appropriate to depend on the crutches of any other party for a long time" External link

newindianexpress Saturday, October 23, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "Those who took advantage of being in power the most by the grace of the leadership, are today bent on challenging the leadership. It seems that they have a habit of being in power, how can they cope with struggle?" External link

economictimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 9:15:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar added : “After the setback in the election, Congress workers felt there needed to be some change. The present leaders also don’t want to continue,” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:11:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “It will be a direct fight between the LDF and the UDF. Last time, the BJP had invested resources heavily in Kerala but despite that they had a low vote percentage,” “This time we expect the BJP not to get even less because Kerala people know that the fight is between the LDF and the UDF so people would not like to waste their votes,” External link

thehindu Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “It will be a direct fight between the LDF and the UDF. Last time, the BJP had invested resources heavily in Kerala but despite that they had a low vote percentage,” “This time we expect the BJP not to get even less because Kerala people know that the fight is between the LDF and the UDF so people would not like to waste their votes,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 28, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "I believe it has been done deliberately and in a way, the EC has tried to help the BJP. They (BJP) feel that it will help them, but it will not as far as I know about the people of Bengal. They are revolutionary in nature...they may deviate for some time but ultimately, Bengal is Bengal," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 26, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “The issue of farmers is the biggest issue of our country. These laws have been made to strengthen the corporates, rather than farmers and it is sad that PM Modi is not ready to accept this fact. Through these laws, they are trying to snatch the right of farmers to even knock the door of court and those who have grievance go to district administration, instead of moving to the court,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Mr. Singh’s murder is proof that Nitish Kumar has lost control over law and order in the State” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Mr. Singh’s murder is proof that Nitish Kumar has lost control over law and order in the State” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 14, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “This is just a courtesy call. It has been decided to meet all community leaders and in the coming days we will be meeting them. The meeting and discussion are to strengthen the ties with them,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Kerala Congress ) : “We have about 90 days for the Assembly elections and will put in place an action plan. I was in Kerala on December 27 and 28 to review the recent local body polls. From now on, I will be visiting the State every 10 days,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 1, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Panchayat elections are mainly about local issues. We kept highlighting issues such as the gold smuggling case [to which the office of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has been linked] and the drug case [in which the son of state CPM secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has been jailed] and ignored local issues. One of the reasons was that; there are many other reasons. I have told the PCC president to discuss with senior leaders, district presidents, where we were lacking” External link

expressindia Friday, December 18, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar conceded : “But in a way it (the election reverse) is a cause for alarm for us,” “We will try to bridge all gaps” External link

expressindia Friday, December 18, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I don’t think this is the time for a change of leadership. We are very close to the Assembly election” External link

expressindia Friday, December 18, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “First of all, Shivanand Tiwari is not an authorized spokesperson for the RJD. Also, he should realise that Congress is a national party while the RJD is a regional entity. The leader of a national party cannot be expected to devote time to a state election like a regional leader would,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 16, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “We need to discuss our performance in Bihar. Although, it is not party's national issue but of Bihar alone. As far as central leadership is concerned, they supported us. It is Bihar leadership's fault for not using opportunity properly,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, November 16, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Shivanand Tiwari is senior and must think before making such remarks. Congress isn't RJD. RJD is a regional party and its leaders are confined to Bihar. Rahul Gandhi had said he'll come to Bihar whenever needed and he did so. He can't work like leaders of RJD. One must understand that national level leader and state level leader has different responsibilities” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, November 16, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "If we would have moved to protect our standing in Seemanchal and carried out our party's activities early, then AIMIM would not have succeeded there. With the coming of AIMIM certainly, the secular parties have been hit and if we look at it they have won five seats but would have damaged the Mahagathbandhan on 15 seats," External link

outlookindia Monday, November 16, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "If we would have moved to protect our standing in Seemanchal and carried out our party's activities early, then AIMIM would not have succeeded there. With the coming of AIMIM certainly the secular parties have been hit and if we look at it they have won five seats but would have damaged the Mahagathbandhan on 15 seats," External link

mid-day Sunday, November 15, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “If we would have moved to protect our standing in Seemanchal and carried out our party’s activities early, then AIMIM would not have succeeded there. With the coming of AIMIM certainly the secular parties have been hit and if we look at it they have won five seats but would have damaged the Mahagathbandhan on 15 seats,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 15, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "If we would have moved to protect our standing in Seemanchal and carried out our party's activities early, then AIMIM would not have succeeded there. With the coming of AIMIM certainly the secular parties have been hit and if we look at it they have won five seats but would have damaged the Mahagathbandhan on 15 seats," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 15, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "If we would have moved to protect our standing in Seemanchal and carried out our party's activities early, then AIMIM would not have succeeded there. With the coming of AIMIM certainly the secular parties have been hit and if we look at it they have won five seats but would have damaged the Mahagathbandhan on 15 seats," External link

news18 Sunday, November 15, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : “Obama and Rahul Gandhi must have met briefly, probably 8-10 years back when he came here as US President. To assess someone in a few meetings is tough. Rahul Gandhi’s personality has changed since then, he has gained a lot of experience,” External link

economictimes Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “is from Bihar and also AICC general secretary” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 13, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Marie Sagarzazu ) : “We should accept the truth that due to weak show by the party, the GA could not make the government,” External link

newindianexpress Friday, November 13, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Grand Alliance ) : "We must accept the truth. Due to the weak performance of Congress, Bihar was left out of the Grand Alliance Government. MIM's entry into Bihar is not auspicious sign," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, November 12, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Being a big partner, RJD has every right to claim the chief ministerial candidate. But the Congress expect a respectable that seat sharing deal with the RJD,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "Karnataka party chief has rightly said that now Rahul Gandhi should lead the party," "Taking responsibility for the party's defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi resigned from his post as party president but once again the time has come that he should take responsibility," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Sharad Pawar ) : "I feel that Sharad Pawar's suggestion is very important and the government must make a move in that direction. By doing so, good image of the country would be created globally," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Kapil Sibal is a learned lawyer and has good knowledge of the Constitution too. But this matter is currently sub-judice before the Supreme Court and it will arrive at a decision after looking at every angle," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "Before bringing the CAA, they should have taken all Chief Ministers and political parties into confidence. This government is only trying to bring in the BJP agenda," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Sonia Gandhi ) : "The Central government is trying to snoop on human rights activists and journalist, political opponents" "Congress president Sonia Gandhi has raised this issue, saying the government is taking the help of other countries in snooping. The government is using its machinery to scare people," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 3, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar added : "We have got the verdict to sit in the opposition. The Congress-NCP will sit together and decide the future course of action in the current political scenario," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 3, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "The situation in Maharashtra is unfortunate. The problems of the people are left unattended. Their expectation was different" External link

business-standard Sunday, November 3, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "One side government didn't give permission to members of Parliament to visit Jammu and Kashmir and on the other side they let European Union delegation to go there," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "He was a finance minister. He is worried regarding the country's economy. At a time when he should be more concerned about himself, he is tensed about the country's economy" External link

asianage Friday, September 6, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "He was a finance minister. He is worried regarding the country's economy. At a time when he should be more concerned about himself, he is tensed about the country's economy" External link

timesofindia Friday, September 6, 2019 12:55:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "This has been a long been the stand of the country. Even in UPA's term, the Indian government had stopped talks with the neighbouring country in the wake of the Mumbai terror attack. There is no scope of engaging in talks with Pakistan," External link

firstpost Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : "This has been a long been the stand of the country. Even in UPA's term, the Indian government had stopped talks with the neighbouring country in the wake of the Mumbai terror attack. There is no scope of engaging in talks with Pakistan," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, September 3, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : "This has been a long been the stand of the country. Even in UPA's term, the Indian government had stopped talks with the neighbouring country in the wake of the Mumbai terror attack. There is no scope of engaging in talks with Pakistan," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "We had ideological differences with him but he was a good orator, parliamentarian and lawyer and had a deep interest in sports. He played a major role in taking BJP out of trouble on many occasions. Arun Jaitley was always with Narendra Modi in every situation and played a major role in Narendra Modi becoming prime minister. It must be the personal loss to Prime Minister," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "Nitish Kumar is teaching BJP a lesson. He refused its offer of giving one cabinet birth in Central cabinet to JD (U) and later expanded the Bihar cabinet by completely sidelining the BJP legislators. This makes it evident that not everything is right between two alliance partners and in coming times Nitish Kumar can create problems for BJP. He has already hinted that he has other options" External link

outlookindia Tuesday, June 4, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "Nitish Kumar is teaching BJP a lesson. He refused its offer of giving one cabinet birth in Central cabinet to JD(U) and later expanded the Bihar cabinet by completely sidelining the BJP legislators. This makes it evident that not everything is right between two alliance partners and in coming times Nitish Kumar can create problems for BJP. He has already hinted that he has other options" External link

asianage Tuesday, June 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "That is why we should not expect to get justice from anyone," External link

asianage Sunday, June 2, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I have always held the view that votes must never be sought in the name of religion and caste. This has also been the policy of the Congress party. I do not approve of what Sidhu has uttered. I would request the party leadership to take note for suitable action,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar clarified : “I was not present at the Barsoi rally. Had I been there, I would have immediately stood up and expressed my disapproval of the way he was canvassing for me,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I have always held the view that votes must never be sought in the name of religion and caste. This has also been the policy of the Congress party. I do not approve of what Sidhu has uttered. I would request the party leadership to take note for suitable action,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 17, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar clarified : “I was not present at the Barsoi rally. Had I been there, I would have immediately stood up and expressed my disapproval of the way he was canvassing for me,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 17, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : "I have always held the view that votes must never be sought in the name of religion and caste. This has also been the policy of the Congress party. I do not approve of what Sidhu has uttered. I would request the party leadership to take note for suitable action," External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “I am emotionally attached with the people of this constituency. I have been contesting election from this seat since 1977. My relation with the people of the area is personal. The shifting of loyalty (from NCP to Congress) will not affect my poll prospects,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : “My relations with the people of the area are personal and not related to the party. There is no truth to reports that I am willing to leave Katihar,” External link

expressindia Sunday, March 24, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : "My relations with the people of the area are personal and not related to the party. There is no truth to reports that I am willing to leave Katihar," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, March 24, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told : “My relations with the people of the area are personal and not related to the party. There is no truth to reports that I am willing to leave Katihar,” External link

expressindia Sunday, March 24, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Narendra Modi ) : "A person who does not have a progeny cannot take the legacy of the dynasty forward. In every corner of the world, be it any profession, legacy is taken forward by the people. Modi Ji does not have a successor in the family, which is why he is making such comments," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Ram Temple ) : "BJP will never construct Ram Temple in Ayodhya as it is its poll stunt. BJP tries to garner votes in the name of Hindutva in every election," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 7, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Gujarat Assembly ) : “The NCP has extended its full support to the Congress and will fight the Assembly polls [in Gujarat] in alliance with the Congress,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 19, 2017 12:36:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar added ( about Gopal Gandhi ) : “It is a matter of taking a principled stand, in public, by rising above narrow calculations of votes. I hope Gopal Gandhi ji will do it,” External link

economictimes Friday, July 28, 2017 11:32:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “Some concrete proposals should come. The issue there is very delicate. We have seen what has been achieved by adopting a hard line. This has not yielded any result. Something needs to be offered, some initiatives will be taken to reach out to the youths there” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 7, 2016 6:05:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “What we could gather from the two-day interaction with various stakeholders in the Valley is that there is anger against the previous governments, including that of the Congress , for making big promises but doing nothing to fulfil them. This needs to be rectified,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 7, 2016 6:05:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said : “The condition has become very delicate. The initiative should have been taken much earlier,” External link

expressindia Saturday, September 3, 2016 4:44:00 AM EAT

Tariq Anwar said ( about Sonia Gandhi ) : "If Sonia ji gives up her party's leadership, then it will send a wrong signal to the ruling party, giving them the sense that their pressure tactics are working. Also, such a move will demoralise Congress workers. So, she should continue to be in that slot" External link

rediff Monday, May 30, 2016 12:12:00 PM EAT



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union minister12.68%EN07/30/201730/07/2017
minister4.23%EN07/30/201730/07/2017
former union minister4.23%EN07/30/201730/07/2017
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Tariq AnwarIT13.17%
Tariq AnwarDE13.17%
Tariq AnwarEU13.17%
Tariq AnwarSA0.60%
Tariq AnwarPT0.60%


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