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Azam Khan


In Rampur, BJP and SP gear up for Lok Sabha bypoll in Azam Khan's shadow

June 22, 2022 8:16 am

Though it is 64-year-old Asim Raja who is the AP candidate, Azam Khan’s presence in the election in his stronghold remains crucial.

The BJP’s 16 vs Azam Khan: Ruling party mobilises to storm Rampur in LS bypoll

June 21, 2022 8:47 am

At least 16 UP ministers deployed to the SP leader’s bastion; Opposition party banking on Azam to see it through

Inside Track: Suspect choice

June 19, 2022 8:40 am

Coomi Kapoor writes: Some suspect that the BJP’s surprise decision to field Ghanshyam Lodhi, and not Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, as its candidate for the Rampur Lok Sabha by-election is part of a secret understanding with former Rampur MP Azam Khan.

BJP looks to topple Azam Khan in his citadel but has its work cut out

June 19, 2022 11:43 am

Ruling party receives former Congress MLA's support in Rampur Lok Sabha bypoll. But it still has to contend with the Azam factor.

With MLC polls move, SP accommodates Azam Khan but alliance splinters

June 11, 2022 5:18 am

Mahan Dal gone, key ally SBSP’s message to Akhilesh: Tell us if you want us or not.

Congress left red-faced as its Rampur leader backs BJP against Azam nominee

June 09, 2022 8:36 am

Congress leader and former MLA from Rampur, Kazim Ali Khan, has said that he would back the BJP candidate since he has not been allowed to contest the election.

SP falls back on family, old warhorse Azam Khan for Azamgarh & Rampur bypolls

June 07, 2022 7:27 am

Akhilesh Yadav's cousin Dharmendra Yadav will contest to retain the Yadav stronghold of Azamgarh while Khan’s associate Asim Raja is the candidate from Rampur.

Akhilesh Yadav meets Azam Khan in Delhi hospital

June 02, 2022 5:19 am

The meeting between both leaders took place after a long time, with Khan's close associates earlier accusing Yadav of ignoring the senior party leader when he was lodged in the UP's Sitapur jail.

In UP, two prestige battles and an irate Azam Khan await SP

June 02, 2022 8:36 am

Azamgarh and Rampur LS by-polls on June 23, BJP looks for a way into SP bastions.

SC stays Allahabad HC's bail condition of SP MLA Azam Khan related to land of Jauhar University

May 27, 2022 6:06 pm

A vacation bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Bela M Trivedi said that prima facie the Allahabad High Court's bail condition imposed on Azam Khan is disproportionate and sounds like a decree of a civil court.


Mulayam Singh rides a London imported 'buggy' to celebrate birthday

November 21, 2014 7:20 pm

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan left no stone unturned to make Mulayam's birthday celebration a success.


Rahul Gandhi should have toffees with kids: Azam Khan

January 25, 2016 7:26 am

Rampur, Jan 25 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan took Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on his dart and said he should better have toffees with kids as he the nation doesn't take him seriously. Rahul Gandhi had held 'padyatra' in Bundelkhand on January 23, and had said the Centre and the state government account for the poor condition of Bundelkhand.

BJP politicizing Ram Temple issue: Azam Khan

January 10, 2016 11:20 am

Rampur, Jan 10 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Sunday said the Ram Temple issue is being politicized by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) because of the 2017 elections. He said the BJP did not learn from its past mistakes of Delhi and Bihar elections and soon it would meet the same fate as it met in the past. He added that the NDA Government was merely venting out venomous comments and creating a divide among the people of the country.