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 Azam Khan hits out at Shia Waqf Board chief, says 'send Muslims to Europe, America not Pakistan'

Azam Khan hits out at Shia Waqf Board chief, says 'send Muslims to Europe, America not Pakistan'

UP Shia Waqf Board chief Waseem Rizvi is under fire for suggesting that Muslims opposing the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya should be sent to Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Feb 03, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
Watch: Yogi Adityanath and Azam Khan walk hand-in-hand in UP Assembly

Watch: Yogi Adityanath and Azam Khan walk hand-in-hand in UP Assembly

There was a rare display of bonhomie between Yogi Adityanath and Azam Khan.

Dec 15, 2017, 09:59 AM IST
Herd of donkeys put in UP jail for munching on expensive plants

Herd of donkeys put in UP jail for munching on expensive plants

In what can only be termed as an extremely bizarre case of official high-handedness, the donkeys were accused of destroying the plants which apparently cost several lakhs.

Nov 28, 2017, 10:20 AM IST
Not just Padmavati: Mughal-e-Azam was also distorted, says SP leader Azam Khan

Not just Padmavati: Mughal-e-Azam was also distorted, says SP leader Azam Khan

SP leader Azam Khan has said that facts were distorted in yesteryear's blockbuster Mughal-e-Azam too.

Nov 21, 2017, 21:23 PM IST
Sangeet Som's ignorance of history is really monumental: Javed Akhtar on Taj Mahal controversy

Sangeet Som's ignorance of history is really monumental: Javed Akhtar on Taj Mahal controversy

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan described Rashtrapati Bhavan as a sign of slavery.

Oct 17, 2017, 21:53 PM IST
Taj Mahal a symbol of love not worship, Mughal rulers were aiyaash: Shia Waqf Board chairman

Taj Mahal a symbol of love not worship, Mughal rulers were aiyaash: Shia Waqf Board chairman

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said the Taj Mahal is an important tourist draw and it was immaterial who built it and for what reason.

Oct 17, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
After Som's Taj Mahal remark, Azam Khan wants Rashtrapati Bhavan demolished

After Som's Taj Mahal remark, Azam Khan wants Rashtrapati Bhavan demolished

In what is fast becoming a week defined by controversial remarks by politicians, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan may have felt a little left behind. A day after BJP's Sangeet Som called Taj Mahal a blot on Indian culture, the former Uttar Pradesh minister described Rashtrapati Bhavan as a sign of slavery.

Oct 17, 2017, 10:59 AM IST

Azam Khan claims Army 'gifted' tank to his university

Azam Khan hit out at his critics, saying they were indulging in a propaganda that he did not enjoy good relations with the Army.

Oct 11, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
Public servant's freedom of speech issue sent to consti bench

Public servant's freedom of speech issue sent to consti bench

The apex court had earlier said it would consider whether the fundamental right of speech and expression would be governed under the reasonable restriction of decency or morality or whether other preferred fundamental rights would also have an impact on it.

Oct 05, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
October 4, 2017: News at a glance

October 4, 2017: News at a glance

1. Pakistan’s ISI will not let Dawood Ibrahim return to India, his brother has said

Oct 04, 2017, 11:15 AM IST
Azam Khan says will support UP govt if it demolishes Taj Mahal; calls Red Fort, Qutub Minar signs of slavery

Azam Khan says will support UP govt if it demolishes Taj Mahal; calls Red Fort, Qutub Minar signs of slavery

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan is known to not mince his words before speaking and the senior SP leader has yet again landed himself in a hot water with a shocking remark. 

Oct 04, 2017, 00:02 AM IST

Azam Khan seeks CBI probe into Gorakhpur tragedy

Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mohd Azam Khan on Monday demanded a CBI probe into the deaths of over 65 children at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur over the past few days.

Aug 14, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

After Aulakh, BJP's Raj Bala wants Azam's varsity guest house

BJP MLA Raj Bala has claimed there was no "central place" in her constituency for such meetings, so the guest house be alloted to her in "public interest" and in the "best interest of democracy".

Jul 25, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
Azam Khan booked for sedition after row over derogatory comments

Azam Khan booked for sedition after row over derogatory comments

FIRs were registered against Khan at Chandpur and Civil Lines police stations. While in Meerut, local Bajrang Dal leaders today filed a complaint against the controversial former Uttar Pradesh minister.

Jul 01, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Complaints registered against Azam Khan over controversial remark against Indian Army

Complaints registered against Azam Khan over controversial remark against Indian Army

Two complaints were filed against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan in Hazratganj Police Station and Rampur's Civil Lines Police Station for his controversial comment against the Indian Army.

Jul 01, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
I am BJP's item girl: Azam Khan on his criticism for making insulting remarks on Indian Army

I am BJP's item girl: Azam Khan on his criticism for making insulting remarks on Indian Army

Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Thursday accused BJP of maligning his reputation in view of his criticism for his alleged derogatory remarks on Indian Army.

Jun 29, 2017, 11:21 AM IST

Azam Khan should be charged with blasphemy, imprisoned: Amar Singh

Expressing absolute resentment over Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan`s remark on the Indian Army, expelled party leader Amar Singh on Thursday said the former minister should be charged with blasphemy and imprisoned.

Jun 29, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
Azam Khan issues clarification after levelling rape charges against Indian Army — Here's what he said

Azam Khan issues clarification after levelling rape charges against Indian Army — Here's what he said

Azam Khan has once again come out with a clarification after creating a furore with his remarks, this time on Indian Army.

Jun 28, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
Azam Khan's another shocker: `Lady terrorists chopped off parts of Indian Army soldiers to take revenge for rape` - Watch

Azam Khan's another shocker: `Lady terrorists chopped off parts of Indian Army soldiers to take revenge for rape` - Watch

This is not the first time Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has made a controversial remark.

Jun 28, 2017, 15:36 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath govt announces dissolution of Shia, Sunni waqf boards in Uttar Pradesh, recommends CBI probe into alleged scam

Yogi Adityanath govt announces dissolution of Shia, Sunni waqf boards in Uttar Pradesh, recommends CBI probe into alleged scam

There have been serious allegations of corruption against the Shia and Sunni waqf boards related to their properties.

Jun 15, 2017, 19:22 PM IST