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Adityanath's 'revenge': Rampur seeks Rs. 14.86 lakh in protest damages

25 Dec 2019

Adityanath's 'revenge': Rampur seeks Rs. 14.86 lakh in protest damages

Last week, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had vowed to take "revenge" against people responsible for damage to public property during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

To meet Akhilesh Yadav, SP leader dresses as groom

14 Sep 2019

To meet Akhilesh Yadav, SP leader dresses as groom

In a bizarre news, a Samajwadi Party leader named Firoz Khan, dressed up like a groom to enter Rampur, the constituency represented by Azam Khan.

Uttar Pradesh: SP's Azam Khan allegedly stole buffalo, FIR registered

30 Aug 2019

Uttar Pradesh: SP's Azam Khan allegedly stole buffalo, FIR registered

In 2014, Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan catapulted to national headlines after he sent Uttar Pradesh police to look for seven buffaloes allegedly "missing" from his house.

Ankhon mein ankhein: Azam Khan makes sexist comment in LS

25 Jul 2019

Ankhon mein ankhein: Azam Khan makes sexist comment in LS

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, who is known for his controversial statements, sparked another uproar in the Lok Sabha on Thursday when he made a lewd comment against BJP MP Rama Devi, who was filling in for speaker Om Birla.

SP's Azam Khan to be listed on UP's land-mafia portal

14 Jul 2019

SP's Azam Khan to be listed on UP's land-mafia portal

The District Administration of Uttar Pradesh's Rampur is considering listing Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan under the "land mafia" category on the state government's Anti-Bhoo Mafia (anti-land mafia) portal set up by CM Yogi Adityanath.

Not directed at Jaya: Akhilesh defends Azam Khan's 'underwear' remark

16 Apr 2019

Not directed at Jaya: Akhilesh defends Azam Khan's 'underwear' remark

A day after senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan sparked a row by insulting his Rampur opponent Jaya Prada, party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the comment wasn't meant for her.

#AzamKhanRow: Draupadi being disrobed, says Swaraj; seeks Mulayam's response

15 Apr 2019

#AzamKhanRow: Draupadi being disrobed, says Swaraj; seeks Mulayam's response

On Monday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj equated Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav to Mahabharata's character Bhishma Pitamah. She asked him to respond to the derogatory remarks of Azam Khan.

Azam Khan sparks row with 'underwear' comment against Jaya Prada

15 Apr 2019

Azam Khan sparks row with 'underwear' comment against Jaya Prada

Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Sunday sparked a controversy after he allegedly made offensive remarks against actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada.

Recalling Azam Khan's "attacks", Jaya Prada breaks down at rally

04 Apr 2019

Recalling Azam Khan's "attacks", Jaya Prada breaks down at rally

Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada got emotional on Wednesday while addressing the crowd in Rampur of Uttar Pradesh.

BJP inducts another high-profile name, Jaya Prada joins party

26 Mar 2019

BJP inducts another high-profile name, Jaya Prada joins party

Veteran Bollywood actress and MP Jaya Prada joined BJP on Tuesday and could be fielded from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh.

Woman given triple-talaq for oversleeping, days before LS passed bill

29 Dec 2017

Woman given triple-talaq for oversleeping, days before LS passed bill

The Lok Sabha passed the triple talaq bill on Thursday, making the Islamic practice of instant divorce a criminal offense.

SP leader Azam Khan's son guilty of faking date-of-birth

11 Aug 2017

SP leader Azam Khan's son guilty of faking date-of-birth

Samajwadi Party found itself in the middle of yet another controversy, and could be staring at the possibility of losing the UP Assembly membership of former Cabinet minister Azam Khan's son- MLA Abdullah Azam Khan.

Rape victim who accused officer sent to jail for cheating

24 Jun 2017

Rape victim who accused officer sent to jail for cheating

The 37-year-old woman who had accused the cop of asking for sex to arrest rapists was jailed in 'cheating' case along with her "boyfriend".

UP: Cop demands sex from rape victim to arrest accused

22 Jun 2017

UP: Cop demands sex from rape victim to arrest accused

In February, a 37-year-old woman of UP's Rampur was gang-raped by two men at gunpoint.

Nine arrested in Rampur molestation incident, five absconding

31 May 2017

Nine arrested in Rampur molestation incident, five absconding

Police have till now arrested nine people in the Rampur molestation case, where 14 youths are seen molesting two women in broad daylight.

Azam Khan in trouble- UP orders probe into funds' misuse

15 May 2017

Azam Khan in trouble- UP orders probe into funds' misuse

The Uttar Pradesh government has directed a probe into the alleged diversion of PWD funds into a private college owned by former Samajwadi Party minister Azam Khan.

Rajya Rani derailment: Rail Min, UP CM announce compensation

16 Apr 2017

Rajya Rani derailment: Rail Min, UP CM announce compensation

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have announced a compensation of Rs. 50,000 each for the victims of the Rajya Rani express derailment.

8 coaches of Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailed

15 Apr 2017

8 coaches of Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailed

In yet another unfortunate train accident, 8 coaches of Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailed near Rampur.

Moin Qureshi-Saga: Former CBI director may be booked under PMLA

05 Mar 2017

Moin Qureshi-Saga: Former CBI director may be booked under PMLA

Former CBI director AP Singh may be booked under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act for his involvement with controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi.

CBI books former chief AP Singh in corruption case

21 Feb 2017

CBI books former chief AP Singh in corruption case

The CBI has named its former director A.P. Singh as an 'accused' in an alleged corruption case, where meat exporter Moin Qureshi is named as a middleman.

Moin Qureshi to face I-T probe today

22 Nov 2016

Moin Qureshi to face I-T probe today

In a turn of events, meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who left the country last month, returned to India and is scheduled to face questioning today.