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House belonging to sons of Mukhtar Ansari in UP's Mau demolished

Circle Officer Abhay Singh said the demolition of the house owned by Abbas and Umar Ansari began on Friday on orders from the district magistrate. It was completed a day later.

Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari. (HT file)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 07:57 PM IST

SC puts Mukhtar Ansari’s conviction on hold

SC bench issued a notice to the state government, directing it to file its response to the petition filed by Mukhtar Ansari

On September 21 last year, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court sentenced Mukhtar Ansari to seven years in jail and reversed the acquittal order passed by a trial court in December 2020 (PTI)
Updated on Jan 03, 2023 04:54 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

ED takes custody of Mukhtar Ansari in money laundering case

The court had issued warrant B against Ansari in the money laundering case on the application filed by ED officials.

Mukhtar Ansari (FILE PHOTO)
Published on Dec 14, 2022 11:49 AM IST

Former UP MLA Mukhtar Ansari sentenced to 7 years in prison for threatening jail

The court found him guilty under sections 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of duty), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Former UP MLA Mukhtar Ansari gets 7 years in prison for threatening jailer(File Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2022 03:32 PM IST

Naqvi says can’t doubt all madrasas, but row over survey in UP raises a question

On Monday, the state government started its controversial madrasa survey exercise, with a three-member committee visiting the Islamic religious schools and seeking information on 12 aspects, including their source of funding.

Former union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 08:21 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

UP polls: Ansari’s shadow looms over badlands of Mau

Uttar Pradesh assembly election 2022: Abbas Ansari, the son of the sitting five-time MLA Mukhtar Ansari, is fighting on a ticket from Om Prakash Rajbhar’s SBSP, in an alliance with the SP.

Mukhtar Ansari has won the Mau Sadar assembly seat five times since 1996. (FILE PHOTO)
Published on Mar 03, 2022 11:39 PM IST

Mukhtar Ansari tells UP court 5-lakh contract given to kill him inside jail

Ansari, who is lodged in Uttar Pradesh's Banda jail in an extortion case, also alleged that some suspicious persons entered the jail without making any entry in the register and that the directions of CCTV cameras were changed to facilitate their visits.

The Uttar Pradesh court has fixed the next date of the hearing in the case on August 27.
Published on Aug 17, 2021 12:09 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Mukhtar Ansari ambulance case: UP STF arrests driver, probe underway

The STF believes that the driver's arrest will help in facilitating the investigation going on against Ansari's ongoing cases.

Mukhtar Ansari (on wheelchair)
Published on Jun 30, 2021 01:17 PM IST

Mukhtar Ansari, gangster-turned politician, tests positive for Covid-19

Mukhtar Ansari was found Covid-19 positive in a rapid antigen test on Saturday, which was confirmed in an RT-PCR test on Sunday. However, despite testing positive for the infection, Ansari did not show any symptoms, officials said.

There are 52 cases against Mukhtar Ansari in Uttar Pradesh, including a 21-year-old assault case involving the jailor and deputy jailor in Lucknow. (File Photo)
Published on Apr 27, 2021 04:26 PM IST

Mukhtar Ansari to appear in 2 cases virtually today from Banda jail

There are 52 cases against Mukhtar Ansari in Uttar Pradesh. He was brought back to the state from Punjab on April 7.

Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari was brought back to Uttar Pradesh from a prison in Punjab.(ANI Photo)
Published on Apr 12, 2021 09:51 AM IST
By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Uttar Pradesh takes over Mukhtar Ansari’s custody from Punjab

Chandigarh/Lucknow A team of at least 100 officials of the Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday took custody of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari from the Punjab police

The BJP-run Uttar Pradesh government accused the Congress government in Punjab of “shielding” Ansari by not letting the state take custody.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 07, 2021 04:51 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh/lucknow

'Mukhtar Ansari was given poison in same Banda jail', says his brother

According to the UP police, Mukhtar Ansari faces 52 cases in the state - including murder, attempt to murder, cheating and conspiracy.

Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari underwent a series of medical tests in Punjab jail before the UP Police team took his custody on Tuesday.(Keshav Singh/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 06, 2021 09:13 PM IST
By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari's custody handed over to UP Police

Mukhtar Ansari who is facing 52 cases in the state and elsewhere is being handed over to UP Police after the Supreme Court directed the Punjab government to handover the custody.

Mukhtar Ansari being produced in Mohali District Court by Punjab police, in Mohali in this file picture from March 2021. ( Keshav Singh/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Apr 06, 2021 03:00 PM IST
PTI | , Chandigarh

100 armed cops leave for Punjab to bring Ansari back to UP jail

The Bahujan Samaj Party legislator from Mau will be lodged in Banda jail where the CCTVs were being installed and repaired.

Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari(Ht photo)
Updated on Apr 06, 2021 03:51 AM IST
ByHTC/Agencies, Lucknow, Banda

Mohali court rejects Mukhtar Ansari's plea for medical examination

The court of Judicial Magistrate 1st Class (JMIC) Amit Bakshi said the Supreme Court has already considered Ansari's plea regarding his medical condition.

Ansari, wanted in Uttar Pradesh for several cases, was on Wednesday produced before the Mohali court in connection with an alleged 2019 extortion matter.(Keshav Singh/HT file photo)
Published on Apr 02, 2021 03:56 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Chandigarh

Hand over Mukhtar Ansari to UP in 14 days: Supreme Court to Punjab

The court’s directive came on a plea by the UP government seeking a direction to the Punjab government and Rupnagar jail authority to immediately hand over the custody of the legislator.

Ansari, a BSP MLA from Mau constituency, is facing trial in 10 cases involving heinous crimes ranging from murder, extortion, cheating and fraud under the Gangster Act, in UP.
Updated on Mar 27, 2021 03:44 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi

SC directs Punjab to hand over custody of Mukhtar Ansari to UP police in 2 weeks

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

Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari (HT File)
Updated on Mar 26, 2021 03:04 PM IST

'Will open Pandora's Box': Punjab opposes UP govt plea seeking Mukhtar's custody

Mukhtar Ansari has 10 cases ranging from murder, extortion, cheating and fraud to those under the Gangster Act against him in the state.

The official said Mukhtar Ansari has been in the Punjab jail since January 2019 when he was produced there in a local court on a complaint of extortion lodged by a local builder. (Photo HT)
Published on Mar 04, 2021 07:30 PM IST
By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi

Punjab ‘shamelessly’ backing Mukhtar Ansari: UP govt in Supreme Court

When the apex court took up the petition by the UP government seeking Ansari’s transfer out of Punjab, an adjournment request was made by senior advocate Dushyant Dave appearing for the Punjab government.

The bench of justices Ashok Bhushan and RS Reddy posted the matter to Tuesday.(HT file photo)
Updated on Feb 25, 2021 06:13 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi

Punjab is defending & supporting gangster Mukhtar Ansari, UP govt tells SC

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for Uttar Pradesh, told a bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan and R S Reddy that trial in several cases of heinous offences involving Ansari, a BSP MLA from Mau constituency, is held up in the state and Punjab government is “supporting a gangster”.

 Mukhtar Ansari is lodged in district jail Rupnagar in Punjab since January 2019. (Photo HT)
Published on Feb 08, 2021 09:01 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Punjab, UP lock horns over Mukhtar Ansari’s custody

The Uttar Pradesh and Punjab governments have locked horns in the Supreme Court over custody of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari.

The Punjab government has cited Ansari’s health -- he is reportedly suffering from hypertension, diabetes, back pain, skin allergy and depression,-- to shoot down the UP government’s plea.(HT file photo)
Updated on Feb 05, 2021 03:45 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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