Azamgarh

  • Lok Sabha election: Mulayam to file nomination from Azamgarh 22-04-2014 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav will file his nomination papers on Tuesday from Azamgarh, a town in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Sources said he has strictly directed his party leaders that there should be no major roadshow during nominations. He will reach Azamgarh around 11:50 am by a...
  • Mulayam files nomination papers from Azamgarh 29-03-2014 06:55 PM

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav filed his nomination papers from Azamgarh Lok Sabha seat on Tuesday. The SP supremo is likely to address an election meeting at the ITI ground in Azamgarh. On April 3, he had filed nomination papers from Mainpuri, pledging loyalty to his traditional seat. He...
  • Battle for East UP gets intense, Modi, Kejriwal, Mulayam in the fray 19-03-2014 08:10 AM

    New Delhi: Poorvanchal (Eastern Uttar Pradesh) has turned into a battleground for 2014. The Samajwadi Party has announced the candidature of its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav from Azamgarh to counter the Narendra Modi effect. Not far behind is the Aam Aadmi Party that is also set to enter the fray...
  • UP, the centre stage of 2014 Lok Sabha elections 18-03-2014 09:58 PM

    With the BJP fielding Narendra Modi in Varanasi and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh contesting polls on two seats, Azamgarh and Mainpuri it seems as if Uttar Pradesh has taken centre stage of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Mulayam Singh to contest from Azamgarh and Mainpuri 18-03-2014 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav is all set to contest from two seats in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in a bid to counter Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Apart from his traditional Mainpuri seat in western UP, Mulayam Singh will also be contesting...
  • LS polls: SP may field Mulayam Singh in 2 seats to boost party's chances 16-03-2014 01:18 PM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav is likely to contest from two seats - Mainpuri and Azamgarh in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, sources said on Sunday. The Samajwadi Party chief may contest from his traditional Mainpuri seat in western UP and also from Azamgarh as the region...
  • Elderly man killed in accidental firing at marriage function 04-02-2014 06:15 PM

    An elderly man was allegedly killed in accidental firing at a marriage function in Manikpur village in Tehbarpur area in Azamgarh, police said on Monday. 60-year-old Bhuwal Ram was injured after a bullet hit him when he was attending the marriage function last night, they said. He was rushed to...
  • Modi only on TV and in Gujarat, says Mulayam 30-10-2013 07:15 AM

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday said the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had failed the people of the country and Third Front was the only option for the electorate. Addressing a huge rally in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh, around 270 km from the state...
  • Toll in hooch tragedy climbs to 35; excise officials suspended 20-10-2013 02:26 PM

    Azamgarh: With 13 more deaths, the toll in the hooch tragedy in several villages of Mubarakpur area climbed to 35 even as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav took serious note of the incident and suspended five excise department officials. Thirteen people have died since last night after consuming spurious...
  • UP: 6 dead after consuming spurious liquor in Azamgarh 18-10-2013 12:32 PM

    Azamgarh: Six people have been killed after consuming spurious liquor in Azamgarh. Police said another 24 others were taken ill after consuming spurious liquor in several villages in Mubarakpur area. While some people died at home after consuming the country-made liquor yesterday, others died at a hospital, Superintendent of Police...
  • UP DGP tells officials to ensure peace during festival season 09-10-2013 05:49 PM

    Azamgarh: Uttar Pradesh DGP Devraj Nagar on Wednesday issued directions to concerned officials to ensure law and order during the coming festival season in the state. At a meeting at the circuit house in Azamgarh, he asked the officials to take all necessary steps for maintenance of peace during the...
  • How Indian Mujahideen was formed 29-08-2013 11:40 PM

    According to reports, IM was established to deny the involvement of Pakistan and its Islamic terrorist groups, especially LeT and HUJI. ...
  • Batla House case: Discontent in Azamgarh over Shahzad's conviction 30-07-2013 12:06 PM

    Azamgarh: The decision of the Saket court in Batla House encounter case in Delhi's Jamia Nagar area has come as a huge disappointment for Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. Azamgarh is already facing the charge of being a hotbed of terrorists and the Batla House encounter case and Shahzad Ahmed's conviction...
  • UP: Former BSP MLA, two aides shot dead in Azamgarh, protests erupt 19-07-2013 01:43 PM

    Azamgarh: Former Bahujan Samajwadi Party MLA Sarvesh Kumar Singh alias Sipu and his two aides were shot dead on Friday by two unknown assailants in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. Soon after he was shot dead, his supporters started protesting against the state government and also set several vehicles on fire in...
  • UP: Unidentified persons hack 80-year-old to death 14-05-2013 11:08 AM

    Azamgarh: An elderly person was hacked to death in Kritmalpur Ahirauli village in Vardah area in Azamgarh, police said on Tuesday. Ishtiyaq alias Chutkan (80) was killed on Monday night by some unidentified persons when he was sleeping outside his house, they said. The body of the victim has been...
  • First priority rescue victims of mishap: Trivedi 31-07-2011 10:57 PM

    Kolkata: Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Sunday night said the first priority was rescue of the victims of the rail mishap involving Guwahati-Bangalore Express and Azimganj-Malda passenger train. "Our first priority is to rescue victims and our second priority is to restore normal traffic. We will also see that the...
  • WB: Derailed train collides with another train 31-07-2011 08:31 PM

    Kolkata: At least one person was killed and 50 were injured when 11 bogies of Guwahati-Bengaluru Express and a passenger train derailed after a collision this evening at Jamirghata in West Bengal's Malda district. Malda GRP sources said one passenger was killed and 50 were injured. Railway spokesperson Anil Kumar...
  • Batla House shootout: Court paves way for trial 15-02-2011 08:13 PM

    New Delhi: Paving the way for the trial to begin, a Delhi court on Tuesday formally slapped charges against Shahzad Ahmed, a suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist, arrested in south Delhi's Batla House shootout in which a Delhi Police inspector was killed in 2008. Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar...
  • Jama Masjid shooting probe now reaches UP 21-09-2010 10:55 AM

    New Delhi: There has been some progress in investigations in the Jama Masjid shooting case two days after the incident. The probe trail has now reached Uttar Pradesh. Delhi Police sources have told CNN-IBN that a team has been sent to Azamgarh in UP and the whole operation is being...
  • School van catches fire, 15 children injured 04-09-2010 12:43 PM

    Fifteen children in the age group of 7-8 years sustained severe burns when a school van caught fire in Azamgarh, UP. ...
  • 30 Minutes Azamgarh to Aligarh: UP Muslims in crisis 07-03-2010 07:24 AM

    A 30 Minutes special show on the Muslims in Azamgarh. ...
  • Digvijay not to recommend re-inquiry 09-02-2010 10:01 AM

    He said that he would instead ask for speedy trial of Azamgarh undertrials ...