India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
Governor Ram Naik's recent remark that a particular caste is ruling the roost in Uttar Pradesh administration in a fresh criticism of the state government today raised the hackles of the Samajwadi Party which demanded his dismissal for 'denigrating' the dignity of the post.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
he Allahabad High Court has fixed July 15 for passing its order on a PIL seeking directions for disqualifying Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Azam Khan to be an MLA and restraining him from holding the office of minister for allegedly holding 'dual office of profit'.
Offbeat | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Mohammad Azam Khan, a supervisor at the Umri Aadhar card centre, took his love for his pet to a whole new level by getting an Aadhar card made for it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
The buffalo thief who ran away with UP Minister Azam Khan's bovines has been traced by the state police.
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday April 17, 2015
Residents of a Valmiki colony, who were on a hunger strike for a week in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, have been persuaded to break their fast after they were assured that their homes would not be demolished.
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 declared unconstitutional. Describing the law as "vague in its entirety," the judges said, it encroach...
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 his name?"
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 for the event.
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.