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Monday, September 27, 2021



‘They beat up whomever they saw’: Dalit residents of UP village recall ‘police attack’

July 08, 2021 7:06 am

The Azamgarh police denied the allegations, saying the families had damaged their own homes to pressure the cops not to arrest Munna and his other family members for assaulting police personnel.

A family returns to UP: ‘apni sabse keemti cheez kho kar jaa rahe hain...’

May 21, 2020 1:44 pm

Savita (35), who had come to Ludhiana with her husband as a newly-wed bride nearly 15 years back, said she was returning empty-handed after losing the “most precious thing in her life in this city”.

CAA protests: UP police arrest 19 for sedition in Azamgarh

February 06, 2020 7:53 am

Those arrested were among 35 persons named in the FIR, police said, including a woman identified as Munni Bano who was released “as she is a heart patient”. All those arrested were sent to jail, police said.

Protest after two Ambedkar statues vandalised in Azamgarh, Jaunpur

April 13, 2019 4:46 am

While the statue in Azamgarh was found with its right-hand fingers broken, the one in Jaunpur was lying on the ground with one of its legs broken. Locals at both places staged protests and demanded the arrest of the culprits.

Prisoners clash with police, administration officials at Azamgarh jail

March 17, 2019 5:28 am

According to police, an undertrial, Kaleem, and his aides had entered into an argument with another prisoner, Vinay Pandey, Thursday. Both are lodged in the same barrack.

Opposition voices concern over Azamgarh hooch deaths in UP Assembly

July 12, 2017 5:59 pm

Leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) Ajay Singh Lallu said that those dealing in illicit liquor often enjoyed political patronage and should be dealt sternly. He urged the government to announce financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh for the family members of the deceased.

Azamgarh man who ‘sheltered IM men’ marks monthly attendance at NIA office

January 08, 2016 12:02 am

The 60-year-old now lives at his ancestral house in Azamgarh with his wife, son Fahad, daughter-in-law and grandchildren.

Pradhan’s brother killed in clash with opponent in Azamgarh village

December 23, 2015 12:07 am

While the pradhan’s cousin brother was killed, three others were injured in the clash.

Azamgarh man who left home to join Islamic State in Syria wants to return

October 10, 2015 12:47 pm

The youth, in his late 20s, had gone to ISIS-held areas about six months ago through Turkey, ostensibly to fight for the Middle-East terrorist group after getting attracted to it online.

Azamgarh: Youth ‘mistaken’ for criminal, shot at, police team booked

September 18, 2015 3:48 am

In-charge of the SOG team Sub-inspector Abhishek Singh and three constables were detained and questioned.


Narendra Modi addresses rally in Azamgarh

May 08, 2014 3:40 pm

Narendra Modi on Thursday alleged that polling in the last three phases of Lok Sabha elections in UP, Bihar and West Bengal had not been fair.