Monday, Sep 26, 2022



3 men arrested for stealing 2,400 grams gold from train passenger

September 03, 2022 8:29 am

According to Harendra Singh, DCP (Railways), “From the interrogation, it transpired that five other people had come to Delhi for the theft.” Police said the remaining accused were absconding despite raids at their hideouts.

UP CM launches 50 infra projects: ‘Azamgarh image has improved’

August 05, 2022 3:50 am

Yogi says divisive forces had created an identity crisis for the youth of Azamgarh

How Rampur, Azamgarh were won: Behind BJP chipping away of SP votes

June 28, 2022 9:20 pm

With the SP having mounted a creditable challenge to it in the recent Assembly elections, the BJP knows the party as the one to beat in the state, and these two seats were its best chance of sending a message to the party.

BJP wrests SP’s strongholds in UP, AAP loses Sangrur in Punjab LS bypoll

June 27, 2022 7:32 am

In Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party (SP) lost its strongholds of Azamgarh and Rampur to the BJP in the Lok Sabha bypolls. The two seats fell vacant after party chief Akhilesh Yadav and senior party leader Azam Khan were elected to the Assembly in March.

UP bypolls result: BJP candidate Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi wins Rampur Lok Sabha seat

June 26, 2022 3:19 pm

As of 12.45 pm, BJP candidate Dinesh Lal Yadav “Nirahua” in Azamgarh led by 3, 529 votes, ahead of SP candidate Dharmendra Yadav.

Lok Sabha bypoll in UP: Voter turnout sees sharp fall, SP and BJP in war of words

June 24, 2022 12:18 am

Rampur witnessed a sharp decline – a drop of nearly 25 percentage points -- in the turnout vis à vis the 2019 Lok Sabha elections when it had recorded 63.19 per cent polling.

LS bypoll: BSP fields former MLA Guddu Jamali from Azamgarh

March 28, 2022 4:43 am

Jamali was a BSP MLA for two terms – from 2012-2017 and 2017-2022. He also held the position of its legislature party leader in the last Uttar Pradesh Assembly but was sacked shortly before polls.

Voices from an Azamgarh college: Need women in politics, progress without bias, say first-time voters

March 05, 2022 7:21 am

The conversation veers round to the elections before settling on ‘education’ and ‘development’ — the two issues on which most of the students have an opinion.

Rihai Manch founder takes fight against Azamgarh terror tag to poll field

February 08, 2022 9:12 am

Apart from around 60,000 Muslim voters, the Nizamabad seat has a sizeable number of Yadav (75,000) and Dalit (68,000) voters, besides around 35,000 upper castes (Brahmins and Thakurs).

From SP turf, Amit Shah takes swipe at Akhilesh Yadav over 'Jinnah' remark

November 13, 2021 5:31 pm

Uttar Pradesh polls: Akhilesh Yadav has drawn flak for his recent statement in which he equated Muhammad Ali Jinnah with Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Jawaharlal Nehru, saying they helped India get freedom.


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.