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50 injured in clashes in Bengal over custodial death in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 14:36

Fifty people, including 23 policemen, were injured in clashes with demonstrators who blockaded a national highway to protest a school teacher`s custodial death in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

Man shot dead in Azamgarh

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 16:59

A 33-year-old man was on Tuesday shot dead by two unidentified assailants in Kathua Nizamabad locality here, police said.

Woman shot dead in Azamgarh

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 13:47

A 24-year-old woman was allegedly shot dead by three motorcycle borne assailants in Bhawnapur village here on Saturday, police said.

10 rapes reported daily in Uttar Pradesh on an average: NCRB

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 23:58

On an average 10 rapes are reported everyday in Uttar Pradesh, a senior police official said on Friday quoting National Crime Record Bureau data.

Girl gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 15:13

A teenage Dalit girl was allegedly gang-raped by four persons in Saraimeer area of the district, police said on Friday.

Three killed for resisting robbery attempt

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 15:10

Three persons were killed when they resisted a group of robbers from looting valuables from a temple in Tarwa area here, police said today.

HC refuses to entertain petition against Amit Shah

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 22:45

Allahabad High Court on Monday refused to entertain a petition seeking its direction to Election Commission for action against Amit Shah for his controversial remark in which he had described Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh as a "haven for terrorists".

BJP`s Amit Shah demands paramilitary in four UP constituencies

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 23:56

Taking on the Election Commission yet again, BJP leader Amit Shah Sunday said that despite the party`s repeated demands, the poll panel has failed to deploy paramilitary personnel in each polling booth in the constituencies of Azamgarh, Ghosi, Jaunpur and Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh or provide for videography facilities and observers.

Nothing wrong in Amit Shah`s speech about Azamgarh: EC

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 21:10

Election Commission (EC) on Friday said there was "nothing particularly wrong" in the speech of BJP leader Amit Shah in which he reportedly described Azamgarh as "a base of terrorists".

Petition seeks action against Amit Shah for controversial remark

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 23:03

A petition was filed in Allahabad HC seeking action against BJP leader Amit Shah for his statement in which he had described Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh as a "haven for terrorists".

Azamgarh rally: Narendra Modi accuses Election Commission of being partial

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 13:08

Taking on the Election Commission for denying him permission of holding a rally in Varanasi, Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday accused the poll panel of being biased.

SP spreading rumour, Mulayam will leave Azamgarh seat: Mayawati

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 20:55

BSP supremo Mayawati today said SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav would vacate the Azamgarh seat if he wins from both the Azamgarh and Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituencies.