India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 26, 2015
Uttar Pradesh minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan today distanced himself from the recent Supreme Court verdict scrapping the controversial Section 66A of the Information Technology Act.
Opinion | Siddharth Varadarajan | Tuesday March 24, 2015
What do Narendra Modi and Azam Khan, Karti Chidambaram and Mamata Banerjee have in common? The law will no longer allow someone to be arrested for writing an online comment that offends or annoys them.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday March 24, 2015
The Supreme Court has scrapped a contentious law that was seen as a major infringement of the freedom of speech online because it allowed the arrest of a person for posting offensive content. Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, has been de...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 20, 2015
The Supreme Court, today, sought explanation from the Uttar Pradesh Police on the circumstances leading to the arrest of a boy for allegedly posting objectionable comments against senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Facebook.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 20, 2015
The Supreme Court will today hear an application seeking explanation from the Uttar Pradesh Government for arresting a school student for allegedly sharing a post criticising senior Minister Azam Khan, on a social networking site.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday March 20, 2015
A class 11 student who spent two nights in prison in Uttar Pradesh has been granted bail. He was arrested for sharing a comment on Facebook that was attributed to Samajwadi Party leader and the state's senior minister Azam Khan.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday March 19, 2015
There is outrage over the arrest of a class 11 student in Uttar Pradesh for sharing a comment on Facebook that was attributed to Samajwadi Party leader and the state's senior minister Azam Khan.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 18, 2015
There is outrage over the arrest of a class 11 student in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly posting a comment on Facebook that was attributed to senior Samajwadi Party leader and the state's Urban Development Minister Azam Khan.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
UP Minister Azam Khan today asked the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS as to why it had compromised over the issue of Article 370, which the outfit had kept alive since independence.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 23, 2015
In the wake of rising swine flu cases in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government today asked people not to panic and that the government has sufficient medicines and is fully equipped to deal with the disease.
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Friday February 13, 2015
Senior Samajwadi Party leader and Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has hit out at Governor Ram Naik, alleging that his "continued negative views" about him have created a sense of fear among Muslims.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 12, 2015
On the heels of a proposed temple to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan today offered to build a temple dedicated to Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, saying "why can't a temple be constructed in...
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday January 15, 2015
Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada says she hopes to be inducted into the BJP, putting behind her what she calls a "very bitter experience" with the Samajwadi Party and its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (with PTI inputs) | Monday December 8, 2014
"Who does the Taj Mahal belong to?" - an MP on Monday raised this question in Parliament on the legendary 16th century monument that has been dragged into controversy by politicians across parties.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
After Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's demand of handing over the Taj Mahal to UP Waqf Board, the state's BJP chief Laxmikant Bajpai today sought to drag the famed mausoleum into another row by claiming that it was a part of an ancient temple.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
On the eve of Babri mosque demolition anniversary, Uttar Pradesh government on Friday enhanced the security of Hashim Ansari, the oldest litigant in the case, by providing him a Y-category security cover.
Ahmedabad News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 1, 2014
Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today heaped praise on senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan for doing a "great job" in arranging his birthday bash even as he ruled out any action against him over his comment on the source of funding fo...
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 25, 2014
Wakf unable to maintain mosques, leave Taj Mahal alone, say Shia clearics opposed to Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan's idea.
India News | Niha Masih | Sunday November 23, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday celebration continued for the second day on Saturday in Rampur where the Samajwadi Party chief laid foundation stone for a medical college.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday November 22, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wished Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav a "long and healthy life" on his 75th birthday.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday November 21, 2014
Senior Uttar Pradesh minister and Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, known for his controversial comments, has just made a significant addition to his collection.
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Friday November 21, 2014
The Samajwadi Party symbol may be a humble bicycle but when party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav turns 75 on Saturday, an imported vintage buggy will brought in for the birthday bash. Senior leader Azam Khan is in charge of the two-day celebrations whic...
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday November 21, 2014
Senior Samajwadi Party leader and state Minority Affairs Minister Azam Khan today triggered a controversy when he demanded that the iconic Taj Mahal be handed over to the Sunni Waqf Board since it was a mausoleum of two Muslims.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 16, 2014
Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan was today stopped by security officials at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) after he was found carrying four live rounds of bullets in his hand baggage before boarding a flight to Luckn...