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Chandrashekhar Azad


Eye on polls, Bhim Army chief seeks to woo 'betrayed' BSP voters

May 08, 2022 11:05 pm

The Bhim Army chief was referring to outrage among BSP supporters in 2019 after all the BSP MLAs, six of them, who had won the 2018 Assembly polls, jumped ship to the ruling Congress.

‘Owaisi, Azad can wait’: Muslims in Deoband, Dalits in Saharanpur Dehat, in bid against vote splitting

February 07, 2022 7:43 am

In Deoband Assembly constituency, the Muslim community considers the SP as the BJP’s main challenger, while in Saharanpur Dehat seat Dalits still prefer the BSP to Chandrashekhar’s party

Gorakhpur Sadar: Chandrashekhar Azad to take on Yogi at his home-turf

January 21, 2022 8:13 am

🔴 Azad’s decision came days after his talks with the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party for a pre-poll alliance had failed.

Chandrashekhar Azad slams SP in ruling out alliance, but doors are shutting on him

January 16, 2022 12:01 am

The Azad Samaj Party leader further said that they are likely to contest the election on their own if the “divided” Opposition is not united.

OBC quota stir: Bhim Army chief, others detained in MP capital

January 02, 2022 6:28 pm

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad was detained at the airport upon his arrival along with 12 to 13 people, though the exact number of detainees will be known by late evening, Bhopal police commissioner Makarand Deouskar said.

Award-winning Kannada biography of Chandrashekhar Azad to be released in English

August 05, 2021 5:13 pm

The book, "Azad: The Invincible", is translated into English by Manjula Tekal. It builds a comprehensive portrait of the revolutionary through anecdotes, letters, his contemporaries' biographical references, and news sources from pre-Independence India.

Maharashtra: Bhim Army chief warns of state-wide stir if reservation in promotion not implemented

June 27, 2021 8:21 am

Chandrashekhar Azad said his party will gherao the house of chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and may even call for a Maharashtra Bandh.

Bhim Army chief to visit Pune, discuss reservations in promotions

June 21, 2021 11:13 pm

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad will be holding a meeting of office-bearers and activists of the Pune unit of his Azad Samaj Party, known to be a political outfit of the Bhim Army.

Chandrashekhar Azad among 150 booked for flouting Covid guidelines

April 07, 2021 4:22 pm

Azad Samaj Party leader Chandrashekhar Azad and his supporters were arrested for breaking prohibitory orders and violating the Covid-19 guidelines.

Jawaharlal Nehru 'conspired' to get Chandra Shekhar Azad killed, claims Rajasthan BJP MLA

March 01, 2021 11:37 am

Madan Dilawar claimed that the former prime minister had directed Azad to wait at a park when Azad approached Nehru for funds. Dilawar said that Nehru had then tipped the British police, who fired on Azad. Once Azad retaliated and later found himself surrounded, he shot himself, he claimed.


'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.