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  • Uttar Pradesh: Azam Khan slams PM Modi's Paris visit; calls him a 'liar' 5 days ago

    Badaun: Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "liar" and criticised his Paris visit given the rising number of farmer suicides in the country. "He (Modi) is a king who lies. Farmers are dying in the country and he is touring Paris. He has failed...
  • UP: Azam Khan protests delay in demolition of 'unauthorised' colony 1 week ago

    Rampur: UP minister Azam Khan joined Samajwadi Party activists during a protest against the alleged delay in demolition of an "unauthorised colony", leaving the red-faced officials squirming, and relented only when the collector "apologised". The dharna, which began last evening and continued till midnight at Gandhi memorial in Rampur, was organised...
  • Azam Khan 'gifts' broom, pen to MLAs; taunts Modi March 29, 2015

    Lucknow: UP Minister Azam Khan, known for his frequent barbs against the Prime Minister, surprised MLAs from all parties with unusual 'gifts' of a broom and a pen along with a letter asking them to decide which among the two can take on the evils in the society. "I am giving...
  • SC asks Uttar Pradesh government to explain arrest of teen over Facebook comment on Azam Khan March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday to report to it about the circumstnces in which Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (IT) was imposed against the class IX boy. Raising questions over the freedom of expression, the police has detained a...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 18, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 18, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • IT Act being misused by state governments, police: Milind Deora March 18, 2015

    Former Minister of State for Communication and Information and Technology Milind Deora condemned the arrest of a class 11th student for an objectionable Facebook post against Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan. Deora said, "State governments and the police are misusing this section of the act." ...
  • News 360: Gunmen storm Tunisian museum, kill 19 March 18, 2015

    Gunmen in military uniforms stormed Tunisia's national museum, killing 17 foreign tourists and two Tunisians on Wednesday in one of the worst militant attacks in a country that has largely escaped the region's "Arab Spring" turmoil. ...
  • Class 11 student held for FB post: Should the draconian section of IT Law be thrown out? March 18, 2015

    In the post Azam Khan was targeted by mentioning a provocative speech allegedly delivered by him, he said. On a complaint lodged with the police by the minister's PRO Fasahat Ali Khan Shanu, a team of crime branch sleuths was constituted which raided the youngster's residence and nabbed him on...
  • Class 11th student arrested for objectionable post against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    A class 11th student in Bareilly was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly putting up objectionable posts and attributing them to minister Azam Khan. A FIR was lodged against the boy by a sympathiser of the minister. The student was arrested under the controversial Section 66A of the...
  • UP: Class 11th student arrested for posting against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    Rampur: A student of Class XI was arrested for allegedly uploading a controversial post attributed to senior UP minister Azam Khan on Facebook. "The boy posted comments on Facebook which could incite communal tensions and spoil peace and harmony,"Circle Officer Aley Hassan said. In the post Azam Khan was targetted by mentioning...
  • UP: Class 11th student's family agrees to apologise to Azam Khan for 'mischief' on Facebook March 18, 2015

    Lucknow: After the arrest of the Class 11th student for posting against Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan, the boy's family has agreed to apologise to the Samajwadi Party leader. Raising objection over the case, Azam Khan said, "there was a comment from a boy on Facebook against me which caused...
  • UP: Class 11 student detained for allegedly posting against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    Lucknow: Raising questions over the freedom of expression, the Uttar Pradesh Police has detained a Class 11 student for allegedly putting up a Facebook post against UP minister Azam Khan. An FIR had been lodged by Azam Khan's media in-charge Fasahat Ali claiming that the post is objectionable. A court...
  • UP: Azam Khan demands lifting of certain restrictions on Haj pilgrims March 12, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh minister Mohammad Azam Khan on Thursday demanded lifting of certain restrictions imposed on Haj pilgrims. In a letter written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, he claimed that last year the Haj Committee of India signed a contract with a company for fooding facilities of pilgrims but despite...
  • English medium schools make education ludicrous: Azam Khan March 8, 2015

    Rampur (UP): Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has said that English medium schools make education "ludicrous" and that they have been "exploiting and looting" the parents of poor students by charging exorbitant fees. "They have been exploiting and looting the poor guardians of students. Then they dump the money in gunny...
  • After Modi temple in Gujarat, Azam Khan proposes a temple for Mulayam February 12, 2015

    Lucknow: On the heels of a proposed temple to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Thursday offered to build a temple dedicated to Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, saying "why can't a temple be constructed in his name?" "I will put a proposal before...
  • BJP conspiring to demolish Taj Mahal: Azam Khan December 26, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Thursday alleged that BJP was conspiring to demolish Taj Mahal the way its workers brought down Babri mosque in Ayodhya. "BJP is making conspiracies to demolish Taj Mahal in the same manner it demolished Babri Masjid. They are playing dangerous games. They are trying...
  • 'DDLJ' to complete 1000 weeks at Maratha Mandir theatre on Friday December 11, 2014

    Romantic drama 'Dilwale Dulhania le Jayenge' will complete 1000 weeks at Mumbai's Maratha Mandir theatre on December 12. The single screen that came into the limelight after it ran 'Mughal-e-Azam' for eight years has broken its own record, by running DDLJ for 19 years continuously. ...
  • War of words intensifies on Taj Mahal, Yogi Adityanath claims it was built on Shiv temple December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The political war of words over the Taj Mahal have intensified now with Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath countering claims of it being a Waqf property and saying that it was built on a Shiv temple. Adityanath said, "The Sunnis and Shias have their own theories about Taj...
  • Centre committed to free Waqf properties of encroachment: Najma November 22, 2014

    Chennai: Centre is committed to free Waqf properties of encroachment and develop them with the help of a "strong legislation", Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla said on Saturday. "In the last standing committee meeting (in this regard), all members cutting across political lines supported a strong legislation. As soon as...
  • Mulayam thanks Azam Khan for throwing a lavish birthday bash November 22, 2014

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh whose 75th birthday is being celebrated with great fervour and grandeur by the party thanked his close aide Azam Khan for organising the lavish celebrations. "I can't thank Azam Khan enough for the elaborate celebrations he threw in my honour. This is a...
  • Cartoon of the day: SP chief Mulayam Singh's 76th birthday November 21, 2014

    As Samajwadi Party gears up for grand celebration of party president Mulayam Singh Yadav, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to show. ...
  • Even as Mulayam rides Victorian buggy at birthday bash, confidante Azam Khan says celebrations funded by Dawood, Taliban November 21, 2014

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan kicked off yet another controversy by his irate comments during the birthday celebration of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. When questioned about the funding for the grand event, an irate Khan said that it is funded by terror group Taliban and underworld don Dawood...
  • Centre doing injustice to Muslims by not handing over Taj Mahal: Azam Khan November 21, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has demanded that the Taj Mahal be handed over to the Waqf Board. The Taj Mahal is currently managed by the Archaeological Survey of India. Azam Khan says the Centre will be doing an injustice to the Muslim community if the Taj is not handed...
  • 75-feet-long cake and a Victorian 'buggy' for Mulayam's 76th birthday in Rampur November 21, 2014

    Lucknow: A 75-feet-long cake and a Victorian 'buggy' hired from London are among the highlights of the grand celebrations to be held in Rampur on the eve of SP chief Mulayam Singh's 76th birthday. "The birthday celebrations will start from tomorrow midnight and Netaji (Mulayam) along with Uttar Pradesh Chief...
  • Taj Mahal proceeds should be given to Waqf Board: Azam Khan November 20, 2014

    Rampur: Uttar Pradesh Minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Thursday suggested that all proceeds of the Taj Mahal should be handed over to the Waqf Board of the state. The entire proceeds collected at the Taj Mahal should be handed over to the Waqf Board of UP, the...
  • 75-feet-long cake, Victorian 'buggy' from London for Mulayam's 76th birthday November 20, 2014

    Lucknow: A 75-feet-long cake and a Victorian 'buggy' hired from London are among the highlights of the grand celebrations to be held in Rampur on the eve of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh's 76th birthday on Friday. "The birthday celebrations will start from Friday midnight and Netaji (Mulayam) along with Uttar...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav to celebrate his 75th birthday in Rampur November 9, 2014

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav will celebrate his 75th birthday on November 21 in Rampur, the stronghold of his trusted lieutenant and senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan. Elaborate arrangements are being made for the occasion which will also be attended by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Mulayam's...
  • BJP dares Azam Khan to ban RSS in Uttar Pradesh October 31, 2014

    Lucknow: Days after Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan wrote a letter to Union Home Ministry against the RSS, BJP on Friday dared him to ban the outfit in the state. "It seems that Khan is losing his mental balance. He has his government in the state. If he has the guts,...
  • Babar Azam, Haris Sohail tons Pakistan A lead to 338 October 17, 2014

    United Arab Emirates: Young batsman Babar Azam and Test hopeful Haris Sohail smashed centuries as Pakistan A swelled their lead to 338 against Australia on the third day of their four-day match on Friday. Azam, 20, made an unbeaten 114 and rookie left-hander Sohail, who has been named in a 19-man...