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Behenji’s canny card in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, or is she being arm twisted?
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Behenji’s canny card in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, or is she being arm twisted?

Surveys are giving the BSP anywhere between 15 and 20 seats. So why is Mayawati still relevant in Uttar Pradesh?

Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan: Man who wears azadi with swag
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Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan: Man who wears azadi with swag

Ravan is pugnacious and confrontational, even as he assiduously sticks to the Dalit rhetoric and a familiar script

UP Assembly elections: Why Yogi Adityanath will keep a close eye on Bhim Army’s Chandrashekhar Azad
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UP Assembly elections: Why Yogi Adityanath will keep a close eye on Bhim Army’s Chandrashekhar Azad

The Dalit youth leader has said that he will be contesting the polls from Gorakhpur, the same seat as the UP chief minister and warned that 1971 history would repeat itself

Will beat Yogi to repeat 1971 when CM lost from Gorakhpur, vows Bhim Army chief
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Will beat Yogi to repeat 1971 when CM lost from Gorakhpur, vows Bhim Army chief

"In 1971, a sitting chief minister, TN Singh, was defeated by the people of Gorakhpur. Similarly, Adityanath is the CM now and is responsible for the destruction of UP and Gorakhpur in the last five years," Aazad said

Hathras gangrape: UP Police lathicharge RLD's Jayant Chaudhary; Bhim Army chief seeks 'Y' security for victim's kin
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Hathras gangrape: UP Police lathicharge RLD's Jayant Chaudhary; Bhim Army chief seeks 'Y' security for victim's kin

Meanwhile, hundreds of people of the so-called 'Upper Castes', including the family of one of the accused, gathered outside the homeof former BJP MLA Rajveer Singh Pehelwan, and claimed that the four arrested have been wrongly accused

Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet
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Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet

The charge sheet quoted a protected witness who claimed that Udit Raj, Salman Khurshid and Brinda Karat made 'provocative speeches' at the Khureji Khas protest site

Chandra Shekhar Azad launches political outfit Azad Samaj Party; party to contest 2022 UP Assembly polls
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Chandra Shekhar Azad launches political outfit Azad Samaj Party; party to contest 2022 UP Assembly polls

Azad said the Bhim Army will run parallel to the party and continue to fight for Dalit rights and enrol new members.

Security beefed up in UP's Aligarh after AMU student, who got injured during anti-CAA protests, succumbs to injuries
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Security beefed up in UP's Aligarh after AMU student, who got injured during anti-CAA protests, succumbs to injuries

Security was beefed up in the old city areas in Aligarh after a youth injured in last month's violent clashes over the new citizenship law died at a hospital, police said on Saturday.

Anti-CAA violence in Aligarh: 22-yr-old shot by miscreant as protesters clash with police; internet suspended till midnight
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Anti-CAA violence in Aligarh: 22-yr-old shot by miscreant as protesters clash with police; internet suspended till midnight

Clashes broke out between the police and anti-CAA protesters in Aligarh's old city area late Sunday after, after the police tried to evict a group of women agitators.

Bhim Army files petition in Bombay HC seeking permission for Chandra Shekar Aazad's rally in Nagpur’s Reshimbagh on 22 Feb
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Bhim Army files petition in Bombay HC seeking permission for Chandra Shekar Aazad's rally in Nagpur’s Reshimbagh on 22 Feb

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Maharashtra government and the Nagpur police commissioner on a petition filed by a Bhim Army functionary over permission to hold a rally in Reshimbaug area on 22 February.

Chandra Shekhar Aazad leads Bhim Army march against SC ruling on SC/ST reservations from Delhi's Mandi House to Jantar Mantar
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Chandra Shekhar Aazad leads Bhim Army march against SC ruling on SC/ST reservations from Delhi's Mandi House to Jantar Mantar

The Supreme Court has held that states are not bound to provide reservation in appointments and there is no fundamental right to claim quota in promotions

Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad calls for Bharat Bandh on 23 Feb after Supreme Court upholds SC, ST Amendment Act
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Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad calls for Bharat Bandh on 23 Feb after Supreme Court upholds SC, ST Amendment Act

Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad on Wednesday called for a Bharat Bandh on 23 February against a Supreme Court ruling that states were not bound to provide reservation in promotion and appointments in public employment

Tis Hazari court allows Chandra Shekhar Azad to visit Delhi for Assembly polls; Bhim Army chief must mark presence with DCP Crime
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Tis Hazari court allows Chandra Shekhar Azad to visit Delhi for Assembly polls; Bhim Army chief must mark presence with DCP Crime

A Delhi court on Tuesday agreed to modify the conditions of bail granted to Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Azad, who was accused of inciting people during an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest at Jama Masjid and the Daryaganj area of the National Capital in December 2019.

Delhi Court asks police to verify if Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad has office in National Capital, asks cops to submit report by 21 Jan
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Delhi Court asks police to verify if Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad has office in National Capital, asks cops to submit report by 21 Jan

A court in Delhi on Saturday asked the Delhi Police to verify if Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who has been accused of inciting people during an anti-CAA protest at Jama Masjid here on 20 December, has an office in Delhi where he holds weekly meetings

In Chandra Shekhar Aazad, supporters see a new leader to spearhead Dalit movement, fill space left vacant by Mayawati's diminishing popularity
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In Chandra Shekhar Aazad, supporters see a new leader to spearhead Dalit movement, fill space left vacant by Mayawati's diminishing popularity

Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad was greeted with a loud cheer by hundreds of supporters as he stepped out of Tihar jail on Thursday

'Will continue protest against CAA till repealed': Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad visits Jama Masjid after getting bail
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'Will continue protest against CAA till repealed': Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad visits Jama Masjid after getting bail

Granting bail to Azad, the court also restrained him from visiting Delhi for four weeks and directed him not to hold any dharna till the elections in the National Capital.

Chandra Shekhar Azad gets bail in Daryaganj violence case: Court tells Bhim Army chief to leave Delhi for 4 weeks, but 'stay in Saharanpur'
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Chandra Shekhar Azad gets bail in Daryaganj violence case: Court tells Bhim Army chief to leave Delhi for 4 weeks, but 'stay in Saharanpur'

A Delhi court granted bail to Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Azad on Wednesday in the case filed against him for an incident of violence during an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest in the National Capital's Daryaganj on 20 December.

'You are behaving as if Jama Masjid is Pakistan': Judge hearing Chandra Shekhar Azad's bail plea slams Delhi Police for action on anti-CAA protesters
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'You are behaving as if Jama Masjid is Pakistan': Judge hearing Chandra Shekhar Azad's bail plea slams Delhi Police for action on anti-CAA protesters

Taking a strong stance against the arrest of Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Azad, a Delhi court on Tuesday questioned Delhi Police's investigation into the case and questioned their investigation that led to the arrest of Azad. "You are behaving as if Jama Masjid is Pakistan," judge Kamini Lau told the Delhi Police over its action against protesters agitating against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad seeks bail in Daryaganj violence case; plea to be heard tomorrow
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Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad seeks bail in Daryaganj violence case; plea to be heard tomorrow

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad sought bail in a local court on Monday in connection with violence during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest in Daryaganj area, claiming that police invoked 'boilerplate' charges against him and arrested him 'mechanically' without following the due process of law.

Delhi court slams Tihar jail authorities for not providing proper medical aid to Chandra Shekhar Aazad, directs Bhim Army chief be treated at AIIMS
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Delhi court slams Tihar jail authorities for not providing proper medical aid to Chandra Shekhar Aazad, directs Bhim Army chief be treated at AIIMS

A Delhi court directed Tihar jail authorities on Thursday to provide treatment for polycythemia to Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Azad, arrested in connection with violence during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest in old Delhi's Daryaganj area