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Asaduddin Owaisi

Asaduddin Owaisi is the president of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen and is the three-time Member of Parliament (MP) in Lok Sabha representing Hyderabad constituency. A prominent Muslim face in Indian politics, Owaisi was awarded the Sansad Ratna award in 2014 for hit overall performance in Lok Sabha. Asaduddin Owaisi was elected as an MLA from the party in 1994 and then served as an MP in 2004, 2009 and 2014. His father and grandfather also served as the president of AIMIM. Owaisi's younger brother Akbaruddin courted controversy after he made offensive statements against Hindu gods during a political rally.


‘Real Dharma Yudham’: Despite Sasikala surprise, TTV to fight polls, joins hands with AIMIM

March 09, 2021 12:31 am

Tamil Nadu assembly polls: “AMMK aims to establish Amma rule in this election. We are definitely going to win,” Dhinakaran said.

'People of Gujarat have welcomed Majlis with open arms': AIMIM on impressive local polls performance

March 02, 2021 9:51 pm

With this win, the AIMIM has become the main opposition to the BJP in Modasa, which won 19 seats. The Congress could only manage to win four seats.

Owaisi slams TMC govt for not allowing his rally in Kolkata

February 25, 2021 7:21 pm

The Hyderabad MP, whose party has decided to contest the polls in the eastern state, claimed permission was denied for the rally scheduled for Thursday without assigning any reason.

Development in Gujarat does not touch Muslim areas, says Owaisi

February 24, 2021 10:35 am

Asaduddin Owaisi, while addressing political gatherings at Godhra and Modasa, pointed out how the development in Gujarat is lopsided and does not touch Muslim-dominated areas.

'Blast victims didn’t get justice': AIMIM president Owaisi campaigns for Modasa municipality polls

February 23, 2021 10:40 pm

Owaisi attacked Congress, BJP and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) president Arvind Kejriwal during his 30-minute address.

PM in Bengal tomorrow; Owaisi to hold rally on Feb 25

February 21, 2021 3:48 am

According to sources, the PM will arrive from Assam on Monday and hold a public meeting in Chuchura followed by an official programme. Meanwhile, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi is scheduled to visit Bengal on February 25.

Congress ideologically in cahoots with BJP by adopting Hindu nationalism, says Owaisi

February 08, 2021 2:22 am

Addressing a huge gathering on the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad, Owaisi said the AIMIM will counter the Hindu nationalism “with Indian Constitution and Indian nationalism”.

Communities who are denied rights should get united: Owaisi in Bharuch

February 07, 2021 8:06 pm

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday kicked-off the party’s first election campaign in Gujarat at Bharuch, where Chhotubhai Vasava, founder of the Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP), also shared the dais.

Owaisi to attend public meetings at Bharuch

February 04, 2021 7:51 pm

Bharitya Tribal Party (BTP) founder and party MLA from Jhagadia, Chhotu Vasava, has announced his alliance with the AIMIM, and both the parties will jointly put their candidates for the upcoming elections.

Gujarat: AIMIM to contest local body polls, ties up with BTP

January 23, 2021 11:13 pm

AIMIM Gujarat unit president Sabir Kabliwala and state general secretary Hamid Bhatti said the AIMIM has forged an alliance with Dediapada MLA Mahesh Vasava’s Bhartiya Tribal Party (BTP) for the upcoming local body elections.


Kejriwal hits the road in Amritsar, Modi campaigns in Bhubaneswar

April 11, 2014 5:43 pm

AP convener Arvind Kejriwal campaigns during an election roadshow.


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.

Hyderabad poll violence: Owaisi granted bail

February 08, 2016 9:02 am

Hyderabad, Feb 08 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) party president Asaduddin Owaisi was granted bail in a case filed against him by Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) members. Owaisi surrendered before Deputy Commissioner of Police V. Satyanarana on Monday morning. The TPCC had alleged that AIMIM workers had attacked them during the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls.

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.