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In heated West Bengal battle, a new boiling point: shrine head will announce political front today

January 21, 2021 7:37 am

“We will have an alliance of 10 parties, and we will contest 60 to 80 seats where we have a good chance of winning," Siddiqui tells The Indian Express on the eve of his entry into politics.

SP govt stopped me from visiting UP 12 times: Owaisi

January 12, 2021 11:24 pm

The Hyderabad MP made the claim in Azamgarh, Yadav’s Lok Sabha constituency, during his day-long visit to the state’s Purvanchal region with ally and Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Om Prakash Rajbhar.

AIMIM to contest local body polls, holds first political meet in Gujarat

January 12, 2021 12:14 am

Imtiaz Jaleel, Member of Parliament from Aurangabad who addressed a gathering at the minority-dominated area of Gomtipur in Ahmedabad, said he along with Waris Pathan, former MLA from Maharashtra, have been visiting various cities in Gujarat, including Surat, Bharuch and Vadodara, for two days.

Amid renaming row, Aurangabad awaits 200-bed hospital for 7 years

January 11, 2021 10:06 pm

Aurangabad District Collector Sunil Chavan said, "I will have to check with my officials regarding the status of the hospital. I will need some time to find out the exact position."

AIMIM acting chief of Bengal unit joins TMC: ‘we must all be united’

January 10, 2021 4:37 am

This comes nearly a week after Hyderabad MP and AIMIM president Asaduddin Owasi visited Bengal and held talks with Abbas Siddiqui, an influential Muslim cleric from Furfura Sharif.

AAP announces first list of candidates for Gujarat local body polls

January 03, 2021 10:29 pm

Calling the Congress and the BJP “bedfellows”, Atishi expressed confidence that “the AAP will stand up as the alternative to both the BJP and the Congress”.

Bengal elections: TMC should reflect on its setback, BJP's rise in state, says Owaisi

January 03, 2021 9:29 pm

The BJP, meanwhile, said they were not bothered about Owaisi and his party making attempts to carve a political space in the state.

AIMIM leaders meet BTP chief, to contest local body polls together

January 03, 2021 3:33 am

Last month, BTP had ended its alliance with Congress in two district panchayats in the state after the latter ditched it and supported BJP in the recently concluded panchayat elections in Rajasthan.

AIMIM party worker held for shooting at 2 over cricket match

December 19, 2020 10:46 am

The police said a “minor tussle that broke out between two local groups playing cricket snowballed into a conflict involving the parents of the locals.”

Asaduddin Owaisi's success in carving out a Muslim constituency will benefit BJP and bleed the Congress

December 14, 2020 8:57 am

The RSS mode of targeting Muslims as the permanent enemy, and Owaisi’s attempts to organise Muslims electorally, may lead to a national disorientation and gradual disaster.


Imposing sedition charges on Kanhaiya is condemnable: Owaisi

February 17, 2016 2:14 pm

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.

Owaisi for strong action against Hyderabad University

January 19, 2016 6:31 am

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.

Swamy's remark 'a question on judiciary': Owaisi

January 07, 2016 1:14 pm

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.

Academic institutions should not be used for sensitive discussions

January 07, 2016 10:29 am

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.