Azamgarh

Uttar Pradesh civic elections, first phase polling: As it happened

Uttar Pradesh civic elections, first phase polling: As it happened

The remaining phases would be held on November 26 and 29, and the counting of votes for all the phases would be held on December 1. 

Nov 22, 2017, 06:14 AM IST
Two relatives of Abu Salem held for breaching security

Two relatives of Abu Salem held for breaching security

Two relatives of jailed mafia don Abu Salem have been arrested by the police for allegedly breaching security when the gangster was being produced in a local court here.

Nov 21, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

UP: SP injured in shootout with gangsters in Azamgarh

Gangster Bheem alias Sagar was critically injured after he was shot by 5 bullets in an encounter in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh.

Jul 19, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh: Spurious liquor kills 18 in Azamgarh, probe ordered

Uttar Pradesh: Spurious liquor kills 18 in Azamgarh, probe ordered

The police has raided various dubious locations and arrested nine liquor traders in the connection.

Jul 09, 2017, 16:12 PM IST

15 dead after consuming poisonous liquor in UP's Azamgarh

At least 15 persons are dead due to consumption of country-made poisonous liquor in UP's Azamgarh. 7 people are still critically ill. Watch to know more.

Jul 08, 2017, 17:41 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh: Four die after consuming illicit liquor

The bodies of the victims have been sent for postmortem to ascertain the exact cause of the death.

Jul 07, 2017, 13:52 PM IST
Seven killed in SUV-bus collision

Seven killed in SUV-bus collision

Seven persons were today killed and four others seriously injured when a SUV collided with a roadways bus near Bheera Rajadepur village in Bardah area here.

Apr 09, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

UP sees over 57 percent voter turnout in phase six: As it happened

Prominent candidates in the fray include Bharatiya Janata Party's Swami Prasad Maurya (Padrauna) and jailed don Mukhtar Ansari contesting from Mau on a Bahujan Samaj Party ticket.

Mar 04, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

UP Special Task Force arrests five contract killers

In a joint operation by UP Special Task Force (STF) and state police, five alleged contract killers have been arrested here while they were planning to kill three persons in Azamgarh district, including a cop.

Feb 06, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
Subhas Chandra Bose's driver Nizamuddin passes away, PM Narendra Modi had honoured him by touching his feet

Subhas Chandra Bose's driver Nizamuddin passes away, PM Narendra Modi had honoured him by touching his feet

Last year, Nizamuddin hogged the limelight when he opened a bank account at an age of 116 years.

Feb 06, 2017, 14:01 PM IST

UP soldiers killed in avalanche being brought home

At least 15 soldiers were killed in snow-triggered tragedies since Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jan 28, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
Shocking! This party is seeking votes to establish 'Islamic rule in India'

Shocking! This party is seeking votes to establish 'Islamic rule in India'

 While several top political parties are eyeing Muslim votes in the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, a newly floated political outfit is seeking votes in the name of Islam, promising to establish Islamic rule in the country.

Dec 15, 2016, 15:56 PM IST

Shivpal Yadav holds meeting for making Mulayam's rally a success

Amid the ongoing war within the Yadav clan, Samajwadi Party state chief Shivpal Yadav on Tuesday asked party leaders to make Mulayam Singh Yadav's rally in Azamgarh next month a success.

Sep 20, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

Black flags shown to Rahul Gandhi in Azamgarh

Protesters demanding a judicial probe in the 2008 Batla House gunfight in Delhi showed black flags to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi as he passed through the district on his Kisan Mahayatra through Uttar Pradesh.

Sep 11, 2016, 23:55 PM IST
VHP's controversial leader Sadhvi Prachi defies ban, calls Azamgarh 'breeding ground of terrorism'

VHP's controversial leader Sadhvi Prachi defies ban, calls Azamgarh 'breeding ground of terrorism'

VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi's entry to Azamgarh district was banned by the authorities to maintain peace.

Jun 18, 2016, 22:24 PM IST
Netaji's driver Col Nizammudin - the oldest man alive - opens joint bank account with wife at 116 years

Netaji's driver Col Nizammudin - the oldest man alive - opens joint bank account with wife at 116 years

Colonel Nizammudin - the man who had played a pivotal role in forming the Azad Hind Fauj and was a close aide of late freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose has created a a history of sorts by opening a bank account at an age of 116 years.

Apr 18, 2016, 09:22 AM IST

Newly-elected village head's kin killed over poll rivalry

A 34-year-old nephew of a newly-elected village head was killed and three others injured in a firing on Tuesday by alleged supporters of former Gram Pradhan Mahendra Yadav over panchayat poll rivalry in Mehnagar area here.

Dec 22, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

Congress leader shot dead in Azamgarh

The leader had contested the state assembly election on Congress ticket in 1993 from Lalganj assembly segment.

Dec 19, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

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- Police inspector beaten by angry villagers in Pilibhit.

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Dec 15, 2015, 12:12 PM IST

Minor raped by home guard jawan in UP

A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a home guard jawan in Kotwali area, police said on Monday.

Oct 26, 2015, 13:19 PM IST