• SHOCKING comment! DNA test of Muslims who don't vote for SP: Abu Azmi

    In controversial comments, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi has said that Muslims who do not vote for his party are not "true Muslims".

  • 'Will beat migrants again', says Raj Thackeray

    Speaking at the Lalbaugh rally MNS chief Raj Thackeray slammed SP's Abu Azmi for supporting UP, Bihar migrants for making vote banks in Maharashtra

  • SHOCKING! Abu Azmi says raped women should also be hanged

    HEAR Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi's 'solution' to stop rapes. The politician believes any girl who indulges in sex, with or without consent, should also be awarded death penalty. Story & Audio By Reporter Varun Singh, MiD Day

  • Wont apologise says Abu Azmi women must be escorted by male relatives

    Politician Abu Azmi says he will not apologise for declaring that women must not go out at night unless escorted by a husband, father or brother. Mr Azmi's remarks yesterday created a blizzard of criticism. His son, Farhan Azmi, later apologised for the misogynistic comments. Video courtesy: NDTV

  • MiD DAY conversation with SP treasurer over Abu Azmi 2 crore cheque to Raj Thackeray

    While Abu Asim Azmi makes a grand offer of Rs 2 crore to Raj Thackeray if he can prove his allegation about Bangladeshi voters in Azmi's Assembly constituency, a shocked Samajwadi Party treasurer admits the party does not have that much money in the bank.

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    Samajwadi party president for Mumbai and Maharashtra Abu Asim Azmi issued a cheque of Rs 2 crore on the name of Raj Thackeray, asking him to prove his allegation against, Azmi, that he wins on the votes of migrant Muslims from Bangladesh and Pakistan. The treasurer of Azmi’s party claims that his party for the last 20 years has been in deficit. Mind it the cheque issued is not from Azmi’s personal account instead it belongs to the party. Story & Audio By - Varun Singh, MiD-DAY

  • Maharashtra: SP demands temporary abattoirs for Bakri-Eid

    Samajwadi Party's Maharashtra unit has written to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan demanding setting up of temporary abattoirs for the festival of 'Bakri-Eid' to be held later this year

  • 'Arrest Nikhil' Azmi shoots off letter to CM based on WhatsApp hoax

    SP leader Abu Azmi writes to CM demanding arrest of one Nikhil Tikone for uploading images which had caused violence in Mumbai and Pune. Why? Because WhatsApp messages said he was guilty

  • Shahnawaz Hussain attacks Abim Azmi over controversial remarks

    Taking strong exception to controversial comments of Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi that DNA test should be conducted of Muslims who didn't vote for SP, senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain today asked him why he was trying to act as "pope of Muslims"

  • Abu Azmi at it again! SP leader says 'true Muslims cannot vote for BJP'

    A day after making controversial comments that Muslims who do not vote for his party are not "true Muslims", Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi today said true Muslims cannot vote for BJP.

  • Bizarre! Muslims who don't vote for SP not true Muslims: Abu Azmi

    In a controversial comment, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi has said that Muslims who do not vote for his party and talks against it are not true Muslims

  • Abu Azmi defends remarks, says sex outside marriage should be punished

    Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi yesterday defended his remark that a woman and a man entering into a sexual relationship outside marriage should be punished, before the Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW)

  • SP leader Abu Azmi insists only married woman can have sex

    Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi today defended his remarks that a woman and a man entering into sexual relations outside marriage should be punished, drawing sharp criticism from activists.

  • Swearing by patriarchy

    Abu Asim Azmi of the Samajwadi Party’s interview to this newspaper took us right back to the horrors of patriarchy that women and men have to face in the country

  • Abu Azmi's 'clarification': Only a madman would say such things

    At a presser yesterday, SP state chief said mid-day presented him in a 'wrong way' and that only a madman would make such statements, even as SP spokesperson accepts he wasn’t misquoted

  • Samajwadi Party chief Abu Azmi's family embarrassed by his views

    Son Farhan and daughter-in-law actress Ayesha Takia took to Twitter to say they were ashamed of the Samajwadi Party state chief’s comments on rape and women who have sex

  • The Election Dictionary

    Elections are underway. Here’s a guide demystifying popular election phrases

  • Condemn insensitive remarks on rape

    Even as Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh made references to rape being ‘mistakes made by boys’ and asserted that they must not be punished in the usual ‘boys will be boys’, argument, the state party president and MLA Abu Azmi went a step further

  • SHOCKING! Women having sex should be hanged, says Abu Azmi

    In a controversial statement, Maha SP chief says that if any woman, regardless of consent, has physical relations with a man, she deserves death penalty. WE HAVE THE AUDIO CONVERSATION

  • B-Town condemns Abu Azmi, Mulayam Singh Yadav over rape remarks

    With SP leaders Abu Azmi and Mulayam Singh Yadav facing flak from all quarters for their controversial statements about rape, Bollywood celebs including Azmi's daughter-in-law Ayesha Takia Azmi take to Twitter to voice their opinion. Here's what they say...