Azamgarh

UP man gets death sentence for rape, triple murder

The accused was convicted of the rape and murder of a woman, her husband, and their four-month-old child on November 24, 2020.

published on : 27th March 2021

Azamgarh: Where severe Arabic has replaced poetic Urdu

The local scuttlebutt is that the Hindu party is making inroads into the rural hinterland where Kaifi Azmi pursued the immortal spirit of poetry.

published on : 27th February 2017

Asadullah is not a terrorist. He’s my son: Top doc of terror-tainted UP town

Dr Javed Akhtar says he didn’t raise his son Asadullah Akhtar, convicted for involvement in the Dilsukhnagar terror blasts, to be an anti-national

published on : 3rd January 2017

A dusty town in UP struggles to live down terror taint

The conviction of yet another of its natives for involvement in terror activities has stirred up a debate among the elders of Azamgarh in eastern UP.

published on : 3rd January 2017