Azam Khan

Mohammad Azam Khan booked in another case of hate speech

During the public meeting Khan used words which offended some people and a probe was underway. 

published on : 3rd December 2022

UP: Azam Khan booked for 'unborn kids' remarks at Rampur bypoll campaign

Several women offended by Khan's statement had lodged a complaint against him with the recorded audio, police said.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Hate Speech case: Azam Khan gets reprieve, Sessions Court grants bail

However, while going through the roughest patch in his political and personal life, Azam Khan is facing the exodus of his loyalists from the party in Rampur ahead of bypoll.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Azam’s plea against jail term junked, remains disqualified

Following the Rampur Sadar seat being declared vacant, the Election Commission had scheduled the by-poll along with Mainpuri Lok Sabha and Khatauli Assembly seats on December 5.

published on : 11th November 2022

Supreme Court asks Rampur court to consider Azam plea seeking stay on conviction

Chandrachud also slammed the UP government and EC for disqualifying Khan and declaring his seat as vacant without giving him time to approach the appellate court.

published on : 10th November 2022

Azam Khan disqualification: SC asks EC not to issue by-poll notification till November 10 

The Supreme Court said the Election Commission can issue the notification for the by-poll on or after November 11 once the sessions court decides on Khan's plea.

published on : 9th November 2022

Fake birth date? SC upholds Azam son’s disqualification 

Justice BV Nagarathna in her separate judgement said, ”I find that the acceptance of the nomination of the appellant­successful candidate was improper.

published on : 8th November 2022

Supreme Court  issues notice to ECI in Azam’s plea challenging disqualification

Khan was disqualified by the UP Legislative Assembly a day after being convicted for hate speech by MP/MLA court. 

published on : 8th November 2022

Mainpuri, Rampur bypoll: Challenges galore for SP leadership

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav was huddled with the senior party leaders in Lucknow on Monday to decide on the strategy and deliberate over the possible faces to be fielded in the two constituencies.

published on : 7th November 2022

SC upholds setting aside of 2017 election of Abdullah Azam Khan from UP Assembly

The case relates to the existence of two birth certificates of Abdullah Azam, who allegedly gave a wrong date of birth while filing his nomination papers for the 2017 poll.

published on : 7th November 2022

Convicted BJP MLA to lose House membership

The notification declaring the Khatauli seat vacant by the Vidhan Sabha secretariat would be issued soon, Khanna had said.

published on : 5th November 2022

'Conviction, jail term, disqualification': End of political road for Azam Khan?

Azam Khan's conviction and his disqualification from the Assembly came as a major jolt for his party just before the upcoming urban local body polls due this year-end and 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 29th October 2022

Uttar Pradesh: SP leader Azam Khan disqualified as MLA after conviction in hate speech case

If Azam Khan gets a stay order from the higher court against his conviction, his disqualification would not be revoked but he would be able to contest the by-election from Rampur, say legal experts.

published on : 28th October 2022

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan gets three-year jail term in hate speech case; granted bail

The SP leader was accused of seeking votes on religious lines while using objectionable language against his Congress rival and the then Rampur DM whom he had accused of turning Rampur into hell.

published on : 27th October 2022

Azam Khan, son return 'Y' category security provided by Yogi govt

Four security personnel deployed for the security of Azam Khan and Abdullah Azam have now returned back to Rampur from Delhi where the former has been admitted to Sir Gangaram Hospital for treatment.

published on : 26th September 2022

Court rejects Azam Khan's discharge plea in case of 'misuse' of official seal

Special Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate AK Srivastava passed the order on the discharge application filed by Khan.

published on : 29th August 2022

SC dismisses plea of SP leader Azam Khan in son Abdullah's fake birth certificate case

Azam Khan, his wife Tazeen Fatima and his son Abdullah Azam Khan were sent to jail in a criminal case registered against them.

published on : 25th July 2022

SC sets aside HC's bail condition imposed on Azam Khan, says disturbed about new trend

The top court disposed of the pleas, including the appeal filed by Khan against the May 10 order of the high court.

published on : 22nd July 2022

ED summons Azam Khan’s family members in money laundering case  

They are likely to be questioned in connection with the transfer of large sums of money for the construction of Mohammad Ali Jauhar University.

published on : 6th July 2022

'UP government working in autocratic manner': Azam Khan hits out at CM Yogi

He alleged things were made difficult for him in the jail so as to force him to commit suicide or kneel before the government but he did not do so.

published on : 18th June 2022
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