Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has defended functioning of madrassas saying they produce “believers and not terrorists”.
Taking a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan has said the former is still a kid and nobody takes him seriously.
Vocal VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi today alleged that actors Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan along with SP leader Azam Khan were “tarnishing” the image of the country by claiming that ‘intolerance’ was prevailing in the nation.
Referring to Azam Khan’s reported statements on Paris attack and Babri mosque, Shiv Sena today alleged the SP leader was more dangerous than Dawood Ibrahim, as it asked him to “learn lesson” from AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi who the party said has never spoken against the interest of the country.
After Uttar Pradesh Minority Welfare Minister Azam Khan made an insensitive remark on an alleged rape victim telling her not to go seeking ‘publicity’, the latter on Friday lashed out at the minister saying his words did not match his position.
Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Monday supported Minister of State for External Affairs, General (Retired) V.K. Singh’s statement on intolerance in India adding that an inquiry will reveal how much money was taken by politicians and artists for creating unnecessary debate on intolerance in the country.
Condemning the controversial remark made by senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and minister Azam Khan on the horrific Paris attacks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav should take action against Khan and come up with a statement.
Amid ongoing row over birth anniversary celebration of Tipu Sultan, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan today asked PM Narendra Modi to bring back a ring of the 18th century Mysore ruler from London, which he claimed bore the name of Lord Rama.
UP Minority Welfare and Urban Development Minister Azam Khan on Monday thanked Shankaracharya of Govardhan Peeth Swami Adhokshjanand Maharaj for gifting him a cow and said that those who have harmed an ‘innocent and useful animal’ like cow are sinners.
Leaders across political parties slammed Uttar Pradesh Minority Welfare Minister Azam Khan’s ‘mobile phones lead to rape’ remark, saying that cell phones have connected villages with the rest of the world.
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan today held mobile phones responsible for rape of minors saying misuse of these gadgets by the younger generation has led to an alarming rise in such cases.
Comparing Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd) V K Singh’s ‘dog’ analogy to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s controversial ‘puppy’ remark…
Uttar Pradesh Minority Welfare and Urban Development Minister Azam Khan on Wednesday reiterated his stand that he will take the case of the Dadri lynching to the United Nations, adding that this was not about Hindus and Muslims, but about the war against right and wrong.
The Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece Saamna on Wednesday, demanded that Uttar Pradesh Minority Welfare and Urban Development Minister Azam Khan be sacked immediately for writing to the United Nation about the Dadri lynching case.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday criticised Uttar Pradesh Minority Welfare and Urban Development Minister Azam Khan’s comments, saying that the latter has a habit of playing ‘communal’ politics which has nothing to do with development and good governance.