AZAM KHAN DETENTION

  • Azam Khan detention: UP minister writes to Obama May 1, 2013

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh minister Shivpal Singh Yadav's letter to US President Barack Obama on cabinet colleague Azam Khan being detained at Boston airport has triggered a controversy with opposition parties and civil society activists terming it objectionable. In a petition sent to Governor BL Joshi, activist Urvashi Sharma termed the letter...
  • SP hails Akhilesh Yadav for calling off Harvard trip April 28, 2013

    Lucknow: Amid criticism that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav should not have cancelled his lecture at the Harvard Business School to protest "extended frisking" of Urban Development Minister Azam Khan at a Boston airport, his Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday said the stand was "correct, justified and in line...
  • What is wrong if Azam is frisked, asks UP minister April 28, 2013

    Bulandshahr: Taking a different stand from his party, Uttar Pradesh minister Devender Gupta on Saturday said there was nothing wrong if his cabinet colleague Azam Khan was frisked at a US airport. The UP minister for solar energy said that even former President APJ Abdul Kalam was frisked in 2012...
  • Azam Khan 'detention': Akhilesh Yadav cancels Harvard lecture April 27, 2013

    Boston: Miffed with the alleged detention of his cabinet minister Azam Khan at the Boston airport, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav cancelled a reception to be hosted in his honour by New York Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay on Saturday besides boycotting the Harvard lecture. A communique from the Consulate...