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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Kishanganj: AIMIM entry brings contest alive in Congress stronghold

The Kishanganj contest, considered one-sided in favour of the Congress because of the over 70 per cent Muslim population, has come alive this time with AIMIM fielding former Kochadhaman RJD MLA Akhtarul Iman.

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.

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Owaisi confident of fourth win from Hyderabad; BJP, Congress allege he indulges in divisive politics

BJP candidate Bhagwant Rao, who secured over three lakh votes in 2014 general elections, alleged that the AIMIM is not a secular party and accused it of being a "destructive" force.

AIMIM fields ex-journalist & sitting MLA from Aurangabad

Aurangabad had last seen a Muslim MP in 1980 when Qazi Saleem of the Congress had won the seat. Over the past five years, the AIMIM, through Jaleel, has found support base in the district.

Owaisi brothers target Modi over Pulwama, 'chowkidar' campaign

Asaduddin's younger brother and party legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi too targeted Modi over his 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign and said if the prime minister wished to be a watchman, he would offer him a security guard's cap and a whistle.

Challenge Aseemanand's acquittal if you are a chowkidar, Owaisi dares PM Modi

The Hyderabad lawmaker also wondered why is the Prime Minister "afraid of Aseemanand". "What kind of a chowkidar are you? Why are you afraid of Aseemanand? Why this love?," he said.

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Nine Indian-origin people missing after Christchurch mosque shootings

As many as 49 people were killed and several others were injured after a gunman opened fire at two mosques in Christchurch this morning. Three men and one woman have been detained so far in connection with the terrorist attack.

Row over Ramzan, poll dates; Asaduddin Owaisi weighs in

Leaders of the TMC, AAP and Congress have said the poll schedule during Ramzan will inconvenience Muslims.

In show of strength, Ambedkar and Owaisi take on Congress

Owaisi also took a swipe at Pakistan and Maulana Masood Azhar over their role in the February 14 Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.

TRS to back Asaduddin Owaisi in Hyderabad Lok Sabha constituency

The move does not come as a surprise as the TRS or Telangana Rashtra Samiti and AIMIM, who describe each other as "friendly party", worked together in the Assembly elections.

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Kejriwal hits the road in Amritsar, Modi campaigns in Bhubaneswar

AP convener Arvind Kejriwal campaigns during an election roadshow.

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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.

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Hyderabad poll violence: Owaisi granted bail

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

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.

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