Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicMukhtar Ansari

Topic: Mukhtar Ansari

Mixed results for UP’s bahubalis: Azam Khan leads, loss for Vijay Mishra, Dhananjay Singh

Azam Khan is leading from Rampur by a huge margin & his son Abdullah Azam wins from Suar. Mukhtar Ansari’s son Abbas leads from Mau.

In UP’s Mau, gangster Mukhtar Ansari’s sport-shooter son is using ‘clean’ image to gun for votes

Mau constituency, which goes to vote on 7 March, has been gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari’s stronghold since 1996. He has won the seat five consecutive times.

Bahubali politicians out on a limb in UP polls, parties now prefer their wives, sons

Mukhtar Ansari, Atiq Ahmed, Indra Pratap Tiwari, Gayatri Prajapati…many politicians with a criminal past have been denied tickets by parties, kin chosen to retain support bases.

Amit Shah, Bengal, Mukhtar Ansari — TV news channels push everything but vaccine shot

Hindi news channels spent most of their time following Mukhtar Ansari's journey from Punjab to UP prison. Elsewhere, cameras remain fixated with Amit Shah’s bald pate.

Mukhtar Ansari denied medical aid, food, water during transfer to Banda jail, alleges brother

The Uttar Pradesh government, however, said a team of doctors of the Banda Medical College examined Mukhtar Ansari at the jail and no 'immediate' health issues were found by them.

Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari brought back to UP’s Banda jail from Punjab prison

Ansari was taken in an ambulance guarded by a posse of gun-toting security personnel throughout his 900-km journey from Rupnagar to the Uttar Pradesh town in Bundelkhand region.

Mukhtar Ansari’s wife moves SC seeking protection of husband, free & fair trial

Afshan, the wife of Mukhtar Ansari, pleaded that the UP MLA should be provided security when he is in Banda jail and during his transportation to court for trial proceedings.

UP Police takes Mukhtar Ansari’s custody, to transfer him from Punjab to Banda prison

Ansari, BSP MLA from Uttar Pradesh's Mau, is facing 52 cases in the state and elsewhere, and 15 of them are in the trial stage.

Why SC invoked special powers to send jailed Mukhtar Ansari to UP despite Punjab’s opposition

Breaking 2-year deadlock between Punjab & UP, top court says gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari, who avoided 26 court warrants, cannot oppose transfer citing minor medical ailments.

SC directs Punjab govt to hand over custody of Mukhtar Ansari to UP police

Ansari is lodged in district jail Rupnagar in Punjab in connection with an alleged extortion case since January 2019. He is also accused in several cases of heinous crimes lodged in UP.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.