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Chandrashekhar Azad


Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad in TIME magazine's list of 100 emerging leaders

February 18, 2021 2:36 pm

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, UK finance minister Rishi Sunak, Twitter lawyer Vijaya Gadde, Instacart founder and CEO Apoorva Mehta, doctor and Executive Director of nonprofit Get Us PPE Shikha Gupta and founder of nonprofit Upsolve Rohan Pavuluri have been featured this year.

Will contest panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh: Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad

December 22, 2020 5:48 pm

Attacking the BJP, Chandrashekhar Azad said while Home Minister Amit Shah is taking part in road shows and poll rallies in West Bengal, the winter session of Parliament has been cancelled on the pretext of coronavirus.

Bhim Army chief to visit Pune's Jaystambh on January 1

December 22, 2020 8:42 am

Abjijit Gaikwad, chief of the Pune unit of Bhim Army, said, “It is confirmed that our party chief will visit the Jaystambh on January 1.”

After baptism by fire, Chandrashekhar Azad says focus on emerging as major Opposition force in UP

November 11, 2020 8:04 am

Encouraged by the party’s vote share in Uttar Pradesh, Chandrashekhar Azad said his outfit would work to increase and strengthen its cadre base ahead of the 2022 Assembly elections.

Bulandshahr bypolls: For many Dalit voters, BSP ‘invisible’, Azad party new hope

November 02, 2020 7:34 am

This was Azad’s second show of strength in support of Haji Yamin, the Azad Samaj Party candidate for the bypoll to Bulandshahr Sadar on November 3.

Hathras case: FIRs against Azad, Congress workers; ink thrown on AAP leader Sanjay Singh

October 05, 2020 9:25 pm

Hathras case: In fresh FIR, Hathras police claims ‘international plot’ to defame Yogi govt; Cong wants Hathras DM dismissed, asks why SIT probing when CBI inquiry sought

FIR against Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, 400 others over Hathras visit

October 05, 2020 11:55 am

"The police told them that the movement of ambulances and emergency service would be impacted with the gathering. But the supporters sat on the roads despite orders near Sasni Police Station," the FIR read.

Hathras case: Bhim Army chief, SP, RLD meet victim's family; accused defended at BJP leader's house meet

October 04, 2020 9:08 pm

The SP and RLD workers said that they were stopped from visiting the grieving family and lathicharged by the Uttar Pradesh Police as they proceeded towards the village.

Sanitation workers’ Noida stir intensifies after colleague’s suicide, Azad demands relief

September 20, 2020 4:21 am

“It is our constitutional right to protest. Notices were sent by authorities to sanitation workers that they will lose their jobs if they continue to protest. Anil came under mental distress by this threat and took his own life," Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad said.

Azad’s party to contest all seats in Bihar elections

August 12, 2020 1:07 am

He said there were “a lot of Bahujans” in the state, and they will be able to “stop the double-engine” JD(U)-BJP government.


'Left to me, I would make Mayawati PM now: Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar at Idea Exchange

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Chandrashekhar AzadBhim Army co-founder and chief talks about where his organisation fits into the politics of the country, his views on the Congress and the BJP.