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24-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Civil War-like situation prevailing in country: Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Wednesday said there was a "civil war-like situation" prevailing in the country, adding that the minorities were living in perpetual fear and feeling alienated."Ministers of the Government of India are inciting communal passions...

24-Jul-2018 Lucknow

Mob lynching worst period for minorities : Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party leader Mohd Azam Khan on Tuesday said the safety and security of minorities in the country was in danger, adding that post independence this was by far the worst period for Muslims.Talking to reporters in his home town Rampur, the former Uttar...

17-Oct-2017 Lucknow

Demolish Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan also: Azam Khan

Taking a dig at BJP legislator Sangeet Som who called the Taj Mahal a blot on Indian history because it was built by foreign rulers, Samajawadi Party MLA Azam Khan on Tuesday said all "symbols of slavery" like Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi...

10-Mar-2017 Lucknow

Azam Khan says SP will win 380 seats; gets math wrong

Uttar Pradesh's senior minister Mohammad Azam Khan on Friday trashed all exit polls and predicted 380 seats for his Samajwadi Party.Getting his mathematics wrong, Khan also predicted 80 seats for the Bahujan Samaj Party and 25 for the Bharatiya Janata Party,...

17-Feb-2017 Lucknow

Muslims produce more children as they are unemployed : Azam Khan

Muslims have so many children since they had no other work to do, Uttar Pradesh's Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mohd Azam Khan said on Friday -- courting yet another controversy.Known for his controversial statements and caustic remarks...

10-Aug-2016 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav flags off first batch of Haj pilgrims from UP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here on Wednesday flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims from the state.Speaking on the occasion at the Maulana Ali Mian Haj House, Yadav urged the pilgrims to pray for the prosperity of their families, society...

02-Aug-2016 Lucknow/Bulandshahr

Azam sees 'conspiracy' in Bulandshahr rape, BJP seeks CBI probe

Uttar Pradesh Minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Tuesday triggered a political storm alleging a "political conspiracy" in the gang-rape of a woman and daughter near Bulandshahr with the BJP demanding a CBI probe into the crime that has...

06-Feb-2016 Lucknow/New Delhi

Azam says Modi met Dawood in Lahore; government terms it baseless

Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Saturday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had met underworld don Dawood Ibrahim at the residence of his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Lahore in December last year. The government termed it as baseless, unfounded...

02-Feb-2016 Lucknow

No chance of Amar Singh's return to SP: Azam Khan

Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh is a spent force and there is no chance of his return to the party from which he was expelled in 2010, Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Mohammad Azam Khan said."He is a 'daga kartoos' (spent cartridge) and is not coming...

11-Dec-2015 Lucknow

US pushing world to brink of WW-III: Azam Khan

Uttar Pradesh minister Mohd. Azam Khan has accused the US of pushing the world to the brink of the Third World War.At an event in Rampur, his home constituency, the urban development minister said on Thursday said the US only worries about its own interests,...

24-Nov-2015 Lucknow

Azam Khan writes to Aamir Khan to sympathise

Uttar Pradesh minister Mohd. Azam Khan on Tuesday sympathised with Aamir Khan over the backlash triggered by the Bollywood actor's revelation that his wife contemplated leaving India due to "growing intolerance" in the country.In a three-page letter, urban...

20-Nov-2015 Lucknow

Azam Khan to rape victim: Why rake up issue for fame?

Raking up another controversy, Uttar Pradesh minister Mohammed Azam Khan has told a rape victim not to try and find "popularity in such a thing of infamy and shame".The incident occurred during an event on Thursday in Kanpur where the woman had come to petition...

16-Nov-2015 Lucknow

Azam Khan berates West over Paris attacks; stirs new row

Uttar Pradesh Minister Mohammad Azam Khan seemed to suggest on Monday that Paris terror attacks were a reaction to the West's aggression against Islamic countries to control their oil resources, but later denied that he made any action-reaction link.Many a...

07-Nov-2015 Lucknow

Complaint against Azam Khan for calling Modi 'criminal'

A lawsuit was filed against cabinet minister Mohammad Azam Khan in a Kanpur court for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi one of the "top ten criminals of the world".The accuser, Ram Sewak Shukla, a retired executive engineer of the Jal Nigam, gave his...

04-Nov-2015 Lucknow

BJP leaders calling SRK traitor most unfortunate: Azam Khan

Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Wednesday said it was most unfortunate that a filmstar like Shah Rukh Khan has become the target of some BJP leaders.In a statement issued here, the minister for urban development and minority affairs, vented his anger on...

19-Oct-2015 Lucknow

Dismiss Modi government, Azam Khan urges President

Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has sought the dismissal of the Narendra Modi-led central government for "failing to protect the minorities in the country" and clamping of emergency in the country.Alleging that the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh was pursuing...

17-Oct-2015 Lucknow

Amar Singh, Sangeet Som plotting to kill me: Azam Khan

Senior Uttar Pradesh minister Mohd Azam Khan on Saturday alleged that his former party colleague Amar Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Sangeet Som were plotting to murder him.The UP urban development minister said the two belonged to the same...

05-Oct-2015 Lucknow

Azam Khan to take up lynching with UN

Uttar Pradesh minister Mohammad Azam Khan on Monday said he will raise the trend of rising communal violence in India in the United Nations.Citing the lynching of a Muslim man following rumours that he ate beef in Uttar Pradesh's Dadri area, Khan said he was...

26-Aug-2015 Lucknow

Azam Khan attacks UP governor in assembly, BJP protests

The face-off between the Raj Bhawan and Uttar Pradesh government found echo in the state assembly on Wednesday when Parliamentary Affairs Minister Azam Khan attacked Governor Ram Naik for being "biased against the government".Speaking in the state assembly,...

16-Oct-2014 Lucknow

Azam Khan denies sting claim over Muzaffarnagar riots

Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan has denied having called up any official before the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots broke out, as accused by a television channel in a sting operation.Appearing before a committee set up by the state assembly in...

31-Mar-2014 Lucknow

Azam Khan blames Babri razing for terrorism

Uttar Pradesh Urban Development and Minority Affairs Minister Azam Khan has cited the demolition of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya as the reason for the growth of terrorism in India.The Samajwadi Party leader made the comment at an election rally in Faizabad...

31-Mar-2014 Lucknow

Azam Khan blames Babri demolition for terrorism

Uttar Pradesh Urban Development and Minority Affairs Minister Azam Khan has cited the demolition of the disputed Babri mosque structure in Ayodhya as the reason for terrorism in India.The senior Samajawadi Party (SP) leader commented about the Dec 6, 1992,...

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