Chandrashekhar Azad: News

01 Jul 2023

Yogi Adityanath

Attack on Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad: 4 arrested from Ambala 

At least four persons were arrested on Saturday for allegedly firing at Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad in Deoband, Uttar Pradesh, on Wednesday.

28 Jun 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad shot at in UP

In a shocking incident, Chandrashekhar Azad, the national president of the Bhim Army, was shot at in the Deoband area of Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district on Wednesday.

Wrestlers v/s WFI chief: Delhi Police offers protection to complainants

The Delhi Police has provided security to seven women wrestlers—who accused the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh of sexual harassment—following the Supreme Court's directions, India Today reported.

20 Jan 2022


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.

25 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

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.

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.

17 Jan 2020

Delhi Police

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.

15 Jan 2020

Delhi Police

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.

14 Jan 2020

Delhi Police

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.

21 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

#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.

20 Dec 2019

Red Fort

#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.

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.

15 Apr 2018

Madhya Pradesh

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.