Mukhtar Ansari

Gangster-Politician Ansari dies of heart attack; Family alleges poisoning

Ansari's family alleges that he was poisoned in prison, claiming that he had been given poisonous substances in his food on multiple occasions, including March 19.

Mukhtar Ansari’s close aide Jeeva shot dead in court premises

LUCKNOW: Sanjeev Maheshwari, popularly known as Jeeva, and a close aide of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari, was fatally shot on Wednesday in the premises of Lucknow civil court. The incident occurred when an individual disguised as lawyers targeted him. The shooter was apprehended immediately. Jeeva had a criminal background and was involved in several high-profile cases, […]

Yogi’s fear drives Ansari’s shooter to surrender in Bihar

Angad Rai was found to be associated with gangster-politician Mukhtar Ansari who’s currently lodged in UP’s Banda jail.

Abbas Ansari Outwits UP Police; Surrenders in Mau; Bail Within 3 Hours

Ansari could not be arrested despite massive raids across the country. On Wednesday the Supreme Court had granted Ansari interim bail the arms case and barred the Uttar Pradesh government from taking coercive steps against him till further orders.

UP Baahubali Mukhtar Ansari Convicted For First Time

A court in Uttar Pradesh on Friday announced five-year rigorous imprisonment and levied a fine of ₹50,000 on jailed don-turned politician Mukhtar Ansari under the Gangsters Act in connection with the murder of jail superintendent RK Tiwari in 1999.

SP Ally Set To Join NDA; CM Yogi Eyes Ansari Bastions

NEW DELHI: The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday accorded Y category security to Samajwadi Party ally Om Prakash Rajbhar, who is the national president of Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP). Rajbhar is an MLA from Zahoorabad Constituency in the Ghazipur district of eastern Uttar Pradesh. The SBSP has six MLAs in the assembly. Although still […]

‘Once Mukhtar Roamed Freely, Now Confined To Wheelchair Due To Yogi’s Action Against Mafias’

MAU (UTTAR PRADESH): Once known for notoriety and mafia, Mau in Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh is all set for a triangular contest this time. People of the area credit Yogi Adityanath and his government for putting an end to an era of terror in the state post coming to power in 2017. As they […]

Dy CM Maurya Assures Strict Action Against Don Mukhtar’s Son Abbas Over ‘Hisab-Kitab’ Remark

VARANASI (UTTAR PRADESH): Hours after don-politician Mukhtar Ansari’s son Abbas was banned from campaign in the assembly polls, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Saturday said that the BJP government, if re-elected, will take strict action against goons and trouble-makers. Reacting to Abbas Ansari’s threatening comment aimed at local officials in Mau, Maurya said […]

EC Bars Don Mukhtar’s Son Abbas From Campaigning For 24 Hours For ‘Hisab-Kitab’ Remark

MAU (UTTAR PRADESH): Taking a strong note of the threatening remarks aimed at local government officials, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday banned Abbas Ansari, son of jailed don-politician Mukhtar Ansari, from campaigning for 24 hours in the ensuing assembly elections. Abbas is contesting the assembly poll from Mau seat on the ticket […]

Shooter, No More, Don’s Boots To Fill? Bahubali’s Son Faces A Rajbhar On Rajbhar’s Ticket

MAU (UTTAR PRADESH): An international level shooter, Abbas Ansari easily gets lost in people in his assembly constituency that was once represented by his father Mukhtar Ansari, who is sitting inside a prison. Abbas, carrying on the tough countenance of his father, calls people of Mau his family and asks them to vote for change. […]