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.
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AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi. (Express file photo)

Triple talaq ordinance against women, says Asaduddin Owaisi

“When 377 (criminalising adult gay sex) is dismissed, 497 (adultery) is dismissed, how can you give us punishment in triple talaq? When they are decriminalised, how can this be criminal?” he asked.

AIMIM leader Owaisi on ayodhya case hearing

Babri Masjid action panel convenor ‘satisfied’, Owaisi asks: What is Indian Muslim left with?

SC clears way for Ayodhya hearings: Asaduddin Owaisi contended that the verdict is among a long line of judgments attempting to deprive Indian Muslims their identity.

AIMIM leader Owaisi on ayodhya case hearing

Abortions primarily among Hindus: Asaduddin Owaisi

Citing the 2001 census, the Hyderabad Lok Sabha member also claimed an “overwhelming” number of married women who commit suicide or are murdered for dowry are also Hindus.

Owaisi's AIMIM, Ambedkar's BBM to tie up for 2019 polls

Owaisi’s AIMIM, Ambedkar’s BBM to tie up for 2019 polls

Imtiyaz Jaleel, AIMIM MLA from Aurangabad, said the idea behind the alliance was that Dalits, Muslims and OBCs have been ignored for 70 years, have no proper representation in politics and were being treated as vote-banks.

'Why not PM Modi undertake fast on farmers' suicides', says Owaisi

Delhi HC to hear plea seeking deregistration of Owaisi’s AIMIM as political party

The petitioner also alleged that the leaders and workers of the party were “continuously abusing Hindu religion, their Gods Goddesses” and several FIR have been lodged against them.

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi. (Express file photo)

How can US ‘interfere’ in India’s sovereignty, asks Owaisi

Criticising the NDA government at the Centre, Asaduddin Owaisi said the supporters of Modi had said oil prices would come down (to Rs 40 per litre) if he became Prime Minister, but the price has now gone up to Rs 82.

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Mecca Masjid blast acquittals: Will provide legal assistance if family of victims want to appeal verdict, says MIM chief Owaisi

Mecca Masjid blast verdict: A special court had on Monday acquitted right-wing Hindu group members in the 2007 blast case that left nine persons dead and at least 58 injured.

AIMIM leader Owaisi on ayodhya case hearing

Mecca Masjid blast case: Justice not done due to NIA’s biased prosecution, says Asaduddin Owaisi

Asaduddin Owaisi, Hyderabad MP and AIMIM chief, said, “Justice has not been done because of NIA’s biased prosecution.”

'Why not PM Modi undertake fast on farmers' suicides', says Owaisi

No justice in Mecca Masjid blast case, says AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi

A special NIA court acquitted five persons, including Swami Aseemanand, in the case. Nine persons had been killed and 58 injured in the blast. Ten persons were named as accused in the case but only five of them were arrested and sent up for trial.

'Why not PM Modi undertake fast on farmers' suicides', says Owaisi

Karnataka elections 2018: Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM will not contest, to support JD(S)

Asserting that both BJP and Congress have failed the people of the state, Asaduddin Owaisi said his party AIMIM will not field any candidate in poll-bound Karnataka and that he himself will address public meetings of the JD(S) in case the need arises.

'Why not PM Modi undertake fast on farmers' suicides', says Owaisi

‘Why not PM Modi undertake fast on farmers’ suicides’, says Owaisi

“If the Prime Minister wants to fast for losing whole session of parliament, I want to ask the honourable prime minister where is his sense of duty lost, wherein, in the past four years thousands of farmers committed suicides,” Owaisi said.

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Triple talaq Bill injustice to Muslim women, oppose it, says Asaduddin Owaisi

While the BJP-led government at the Centre “claimed to care about the rights of Muslim women, it had come up with the triple talaq Bill, which is an injustice against Muslim women,” Owaisi said.

'Why not PM Modi undertake fast on farmers' suicides', says Owaisi

Defer SC decision on Ram Temple till after LS poll in 2019: AIMIM chief Owaisi

Speaking during a panel discussion on ‘Ayodhya: The Politics of Hate’ at the India Today conclave in Mumbai, Owaisi said the Ayodhya dispute was over land and had nothing to do with religious faith.

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K Chandrashekar Rao can become a pivot against BJP and Congress in 2019 elections: Asaduddin Owaisi

Asaduddin Owaisi claimed that the Congress failed to deliver after the 2009 elections, and the BJP also did not live up to the people’s expectations since it came to power in 2014. “So, I feel that regional parties will have a very important role in the next Parliament elections,” he added.

'Why not PM Modi undertake fast on farmers' suicides', says Owaisi

Owaisi tells Army chief: Not your work to comment on the rise of AIUDF  

Underlining that the “population dynamics” of the North-East region can no longer be changed, the Army chief on Wednesday referred to the “faster pace” of growth of AIUDF in Assam.