Articles about Chandrashekhar Azad

UP elections: Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad to contest against Yogi

20 Jan 2022

Politics
UP elections: Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad to contest against Yogi

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad has decided to contest against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the upcoming assembly elections in the state from the Gorakhpur Sadar seat.

Hathras rape case: Chandrashekhar Azad threatens to begin dharna

25 Sep 2021

India
Hathras rape case: Chandrashekhar Azad threatens to begin dharna

Azad Samaj Party National President Chandrashekhar Azad has threatened to begin an indefinite protest if the Uttar Pradesh government fails to fulfill its promises to the family of a 19-year-old woman from Hathras who was gang-raped and assaulted last year leading to her death.

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

10 Nov 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.

Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage

03 Oct 2020

India
Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage

The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, sent at least 300 police officers to lock down the Bulgaddhi village in Hathras, where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped and assaulted.

#DelhiRiots: Amit Shah chairs key meeting, Kejriwal and L-G present

25 Feb 2020

India
#DelhiRiots: Amit Shah chairs key meeting, Kejriwal and L-G present

As mindless violence has taken over Northeast Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah called for a second meeting on Tuesday to review the situation.

Detained before CAA-protest in Hyderabad, Chandrashekhar Azad sent to Delhi

27 Jan 2020

India
Detained before CAA-protest in Hyderabad, Chandrashekhar Azad sent to Delhi

Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who has emerged as one of the loudest critics of the Citizenship Amendment Act, was sent to Delhi this morning from Hyderabad, where he was detained last evening before a planned peaceful protest.

Out on bail, Bhim Army Chief reaches Jama Masjid

17 Jan 2020

India
Out on bail, Bhim Army Chief reaches Jama Masjid

Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, participated in yet another protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Delhi's Jama Masjid, the spot where he appeared four weeks ago.

Chandrashekhar Azad gets bail; temporarily barred from staying in Delhi

15 Jan 2020

India
Chandrashekhar Azad gets bail; temporarily barred from staying in Delhi

Almost four weeks after his arrest, Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad was granted bail on Wednesday.

At Azad's bail hearing, judge asks if cops read Constitution

14 Jan 2020

India
At Azad's bail hearing, judge asks if cops read Constitution

A judge of Tis Hazari Court reminded today that protesting is a constitutional right and can take place in any corner of the country.

#CAAProtests: Agitation turns violent in Delhi; minors, Chandrashekhar Azad detained

21 Dec 2019

India
#CAAProtests: Agitation turns violent in Delhi; minors, Chandrashekhar Azad detained

A day of peaceful protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) took a violent turn late Friday night in Delhi.

#CAAProtests: Cops try detaining Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad, he escapes

20 Dec 2019

India
#CAAProtests: Cops try detaining Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad, he escapes

A short while ago, New Delhi's historic Jama Masjid witnessed dramatic scenes as Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, led a massive protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, defying orders of police.

#LokSabhaElections: These candidates will contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

13 Apr 2019

Politics
#LokSabhaElections: These candidates will contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a re-election from Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh and the seat will naturally be closely watched.

Mayawati slams BJP for highlighting Ram temple issue before LS-polls

24 Nov 2018

Politics
Mayawati slams BJP for highlighting Ram temple issue before LS-polls

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati slammed the BJP and Shiv Sena today for raking up the Ram temple issue ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, alleging it to be a "political tactic" to divert attention from their failures.

MP district renames 80 schools in a month, but why?

15 Apr 2018

India
MP district renames 80 schools in a month, but why?

The collector of MP's Singrauli district, Anurag Chaudhary, noticed something during his tours that raised his eyebrows: many schools in the region had been named after castes.

Jignesh Mevani holds "Hunkar Rally" in Delhi despite no permission

09 Jan 2018

Politics
Jignesh Mevani holds "Hunkar Rally" in Delhi despite no permission

After being elected Gujarat MLA, Jignesh Mevani has hit the ground running. His speech on the 200th anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon violence whipped up a furore, prompting an FIR. A Mumbai event where he was to address youngsters was cancelled.

'Rang De Basanti' chosen for first Mauritius Film Festival

08 Oct 2017

Entertainment
'Rang De Basanti' chosen for first Mauritius Film Festival

To mark the 50th anniversary of its independence, Mauritius is holding the first ever Mauritius International Film Festival during October 5-8.

Saharanpur clashes- Bhim Army head Chandrashekhar Azad, 'mastermind', arrested

08 Jun 2017

India
Saharanpur clashes- Bhim Army head Chandrashekhar Azad, 'mastermind', arrested

Chandrashekhar Azad 'Ravan', head of the Dalit rights outfit Bhim Army, has been arrested from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh.

Saharanpur clashes- Thousands of Dalits protest at Jantar Mantar

22 May 2017

India
Saharanpur clashes- Thousands of Dalits protest at Jantar Mantar

Over 5,000 Dalit protesters gathered at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on May 21, demanding justice over the recent clashes in Saharanpur.

Sanjeev Sanyal appointed new Principal Economic Adviser

04 Feb 2017

India
Sanjeev Sanyal appointed new Principal Economic Adviser

Former Chief Economist and Director of Global Markets Research in Deutsche Bank, Sanjeev Sanyal has been appointed India's new Principal Economic Adviser.