AIMIM had contested from six constituencies in the 2015 assembly elections when it drew a blank, polling only 36,000 votes in total. In the last Lok Sabha elections, however, AIMIM’s Akhtarul Iman had put up a spirited fight from the seat but lost to Congress’s Alam by a narrow margin.
Aurangabad MP Imtiaz Jaleel speaks to The Indian Express about his party’s poll prospects, the status of Muslims in Indian polity and why its attempt at striking a Dalit-Muslim political front came unstuck.
State AIMIM chief Imtiaz Jaleel, MP, told The Indian Express that AIMIM has decided to contest the ensuing Maharashtra assembly elections on its own. "We are no more part of Vanchit Bahujan Agadhi," he said.
Currently a citizen of Sweden, Taslima Nasreen was given a one-year visa extension by the Indian government from July 23, 2017. She was sent back from the Aurangabad airport, as soon as she landed, following protests by some AIMIM members. To know more about the story watch out the video
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday reacted over the JNU incident by saying that the raising anti-national slogans were objectionable but imposing sedition charge is condemnable. He also asked the Centre to probe the attack on journalists.
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday condemned the Dalit scholar’s suicide in the University of Hyderabad. He said the incident indicated that campus politics was no more a place for the decent. He added that the vice-chancellor should realise that it was because of him, that a youth was compelled to take such a big step. One of the five dalit scholars, expelled from the University of Hyderabad 12 days ago, hanged himself to death on Sunday.
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday said the statement of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Ram Temple is surprising and is a question mark on the independence of the judiciary. He emphasised that such statement can mislead the people of the country. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon too contradicted over Swamy's remark and said that he himself is acquainted with Court's procedure and therefore he should not have made such baseless comments. Communist Party of India (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury accused the Centre and said that Ram Temple is the political agenda of this government and the RSS.
Delhi/Hyderabad, Jan 07 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Thursday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Ram Janam Bhoomi event, which is scheduled to be held in Delhi University, saying that educational institutions should not be involved in sensitive issues such as these. All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi said that academic institutions should not be used for such discussions. He added that the Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University should not have given the permission to speak on a sensitive issue like Ram Janam Bhoomi.