Maharashtra Assembly polls: AIMIM sets its eyes on contesting over 80 seats

On the back of its success in the Lok Sabha elections and the general disarray in the ranks of the Congress-NCP, the AIMIM is hoping to capitalise by fielding more candidates in the state polls.

PM Modi pulls up BJP MPs for poor attendance in Parliament

Modi's message came in the backdrop of low attendance of BJP MPs during the division of votes on the introduction of triple talaq bill in Lok Sabha on June 21.


Ruckus by corporators: Citing Balakot strike, Shiv Sena warns AIMIM

The editorial came after the AIMIM corporators created a ruckus in the Aurangabad civic body over the proposal to congratulate Jaleel for becoming the MP of Aurangabad on Thursday.

Even in defeat, AIMIM sees hope of rise after Bihar show

AIMIM, which made its electoral Lok Sabha debut in Bihar, made serious inroads into the Congress' bastion. Muslim votes make up for about 70 per cent of the total in Kishanganj. The seat has been represented by the Congress in 2009 and 2014 Lok Sabha elections as well.

Aurangabad: AIMIM chief says in game to win, but voters claim spark missing

The Hyderabad-based AIMIM is for the first time, since its inception, contesting Lok Sabha seats outside Hyderabad. Aurangabad, with a Muslim vote share of between 20 and 25 per cent, has long been seen as a seat where the chances of a Muslim candidate winning are relatively high.

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Scientist, teacher, cardiologist, tribal activist among VBA candidates in Mumbai

Prakash Ambedkar’s Bharatiya Republican Party Bahujan Mahasangh and Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) had joined forces to form the VBA in a bid to consolidate the Muslim-Dalit votes and provide an alternative to the established alliances in the state.


Prakash Ambedkar withdraws, AIMIM set to contest from Aurangabad

The AIMIM’s state unit has been in turmoil over differences between the Hyderabad-based party leadership and Jaleel over his insistence of contesting the Aurangabad seat.

Maharashtra: AIMIM stares at a split, row over Aurangabad seat

Differences have emerged between Aurangabad MLA Imtiyaz Jaleel and the Asaduddin Owaisi-led party leadership over Jaleel’s interest in contesting the Aurangabad Lok Sabha constituency.

No alliance with AIMIM, MNS at any level, says Ashok Chavan

Chavan said the state unit has recommended to the party high command names of possible candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, but the candidature would be declared on elective merit.

Won’t field candidates if Ambedkar’s demands accepted by Cong-NCP alliance, says AIMIM

Prakash Ambedkar’s party has demanded 12 seats from Cong-NCP alliance, Raju Shetti’s Swabhimani Paksh wants six. Meanwhile, the AIMIM has said that it did not intend to join the Congress-led alliance.

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Amid AIMIM Workers’ Protest, Taslima Nasrin Sent Back From Airport

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

Imposing sedition charges on Kanhaiya is condemnable: Owaisi

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

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

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

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.