Tariq Anwar

  • Rs 2.86 lakh, Congress flags seized from a car on Purnea-Katihar road 17-04-2014 06:33 PM

    The police on Thursay detained three persons and seized Rs 2.86 lakh from a car traveling on the Purnea-Katihar road in the Rautara police station area. The police officers suspected that the money was to be used during elections, as flags, posters and other material belonging to the Nationalist Congress...
  • Tariq Anwar takes dig at BJP for fielding 'imported' candidates 03-04-2014 10:36 PM

    Union Minister Tariq Anwar on Thursday alleged that the BJP was fielding candidates imported from other parties. "The BJP has imported leaders from other parties and fielded them as candidates at several parliamentary seats in Bihar," Tariq, a senior NCP leader, told reporters after filing nomination from the Katihar Lok...
  • Tariq flays Modi's 'Pakistani agent' remark on Kerjiwal 28-03-2014 09:08 AM

    The NCP today flayed BJP prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi for making the "Pakistani agent" remark on AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal and said it reflects his desperation to grab power by all means. "Modi has made slanderous remarks against Kerjiwal after being rattled by the AAP leader, who generated massive...
  • Tariq Anwar flays Speaker's decision to recognise 13 rebel RJD MLAs 02-03-2014 07:07 PM

    Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Tariq Anwar on Sunday flayed Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary for recognising 13 rebel RJD MLAs as a separate group and said the latter should have consulted constitutional experts and taken views of the individual MLAs before arriving at a...
  • Paswan joining hands with BJP does not seem possible: Tariq Anwar 28-02-2014 10:59 PM

    Ram Vilas Paswan joining hands with BJP does not seem possible as he had left NDA in 2002 decrying Narendra Modi over the post-Godhra riots issue, NCP leader Tariq Anwar said on Friday. Amid intense speculation of Ram Vilas Paswan walking out of the alliance to join hands with BJP,...
  • NCP, JD(U) plays down Anna-Mamata bonhomie 14-02-2014 12:42 PM

    Tariq Anwar of the Nationalist Congress Party played down the series of meetings between Anna Hazare and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying, "It is hard to say that how long Anna will stay on this stand." ...
  • AAP says it's a revolution after President's anarchy' remark 26-01-2014 09:57 PM

    New Delhi: It was interpreted as a dig on the Aam Aadmi Party when President Pranab Mukherjee in his Republic Day eve speech cautioned the country, saying populist anarchy cannot be a substitute for governance. The President's remarks even support from across the political spectrum with BJP claiming that the...
  • Political parties rally behind President over his 'anarchy' remark 26-01-2014 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: Many political parties including the Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress have found resonance with President Pranab Mukherjee's remark on populist anarchy. Echoing the President's views, the BJP said that populist anarchy cannot be a substitute for governance and also said that there was a need for a stable...
  • After Kejriwal, Digvijaya Singh praises Tauquir Raza Khan 10-11-2013 07:49 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh shared the stage with controversial Muslim cleric TauquirRaza Khan and praised him for working for "Hindu-Muslim unity", days after his party attacked AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal following his meeting with the religious leader. Speaking at the inauguration of Kalki Mahotsava here last night, Digvijaya praised...
  • Governance deficit pushing onion prices upwards, says Tariq Anwar 08-11-2013 04:06 PM

    Onion prices have soared mainly due to 'governance deficit' and issues related to licensing of wholesalers, Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar said. "The recent rise in prices of onion are clear case of governance deficit. If farmers get paid Rs 10 per kg, while the consumers pay anywhere...
  • Young Akhilesh did not live upto people's expectations, says Tariq Anwar 06-10-2013 02:04 PM

    Describing Akhilesh Yadav's performance as a "failure", Union Minister and NCP general secretary Tariq Anwar said the young Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister had not lived up to the expectations of the people. Speaking to reporters in Lucknow, Anwar said people had a lot of exceptions from the young Chief Minister...
  • Rahul Gandhi's remark has eroded Congress and govt's image: Tariq Anwar 29-09-2013 09:16 PM

    NCP leader and Union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar, on Sunday, said that Rahul Gandhi's disapproval of the UPA government's Ordinance to protect convicted lawmakers has dented the image of the government and Congress. "The image of both the UPA government and the Congress has been eroded by...
  • NCP leader Tariq Anwar calls UPA's decision on Telangana a right one 04-08-2013 06:29 PM

    Defending UPA's decision on a separate Telangana, NCP general secretary Tariq Anwar today said all obstacles in the path of forming the 29th state will be resolved after taking into confidence those people opposing the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. "The decision to carve out Telangana is a right one as...
  • NCP hails Nitish Kumar for severing ties with BJP 24-06-2013 04:55 AM

    Patna: Lauding Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his party JD(U) parting ways with NDA, the NCP on Sunday said that the former has not betrayed or insulted the mandate of the people in any way. "The Chief Minister has rightly led his party in splitting with the NDA.... the...
  • Agricultural exports rise by 11 per cent in FY13 07-05-2013 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: The country's agricultural and allied product exports have increased by 11 per cent to USD 33.54 billion in the 2012-13 fiscal, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. "India's export of agricultural and allied products have increased from USD 29.8 billion in 2011-12 to USD 33.54 billion in 2012-13," Minister...
  • NCP MP Tariq Anwar makes a debut in govt in MoS 28-10-2012 07:38 PM

    New Delhi: Lady luck has smiled on senior Nationalist Congress Party leader Tariq Anwar who made his maiden entry into government as a Union Minister of State after nearly four decades in active politics. Sixty-one-year-old Anwar was a Congress leader till 1999, when he along with Sharad Pawar and PA...
  • Govt should not bow to Ramdev: NCP leader 04-06-2011 12:45 PM

    NCP General Secretary Tariq Anwar says Baba Ramdev does not deserve the kind of attention he is getting. ...
  • Oscar mania: Who will bring Oscar home? 26-02-2011 09:31 AM

    There's more reason to cheer with two Indians being nominated for an Oscar this year. ...
  • India-born film editor Tariq Anwar in Oscar race 23-02-2011 03:02 PM

    New Delhi: India-born British film editor Tariq Anwar is in the Oscar race with a nomination for his work in the hugely popular historical drama "The King's Speech". This is his second nomination for the prestigious award. In 1999, he was nomianted for "American Beauty". Raised in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh,...
  • War within UPA on price rise; Cong on backfoot 12-01-2011 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: Divisions have started to emerge within the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government over rising prices of essential commodities and food items. Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party on Wednesday hit back at Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's statement blaming coalition pressures for inflation. A day after Rahul...