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 set to contest all seats in 2021 Bengal Assembly polls

“We have a presence in all the villages of West Bengal. We will contest the Assembly polls in 2021. This is the first time that we will contest polls in Bengal, and we plan to contest in all the seats,” said AIMIM spokesperson Asif Waqar

Owaisi sees red over Mamata Banerjee's 'extremists among minorities' remark at AIMIM

Owaisi hit back at the chief minister saying: "Our fight is for justice. If this reminds the CM of extremism, then extremism is that she allowed the BJP to win 18 Lok Sabha seats."


Owaisi on Ayodhya verdict: Don't need 'khairat', our fight was for Babri Masjid

After the Supreme Court announced the verdict in Ayodhya dispute case on Saturday, Asaduddin Owaisi had said the apex court is “indeed supreme but not infallible”.

Akhara chief hurls ‘go-to-Pakistan’ barb at Owaisi for not agreeing with Ayodhya judgment

He alleged that Owaisi’s statement falls under the category of sedition and that he will soon lodge a police complaint against him.

Asaduddin Owaisi on Ayodhya verdict: 'Supreme but not infallible'

"We don't need 5 acre land as donation. We should reject this 5 acre land offer, don't patronize us," Owaisi said while responding to the Supreme Court's verdict on the Ayodhya case.

Ask Israel, why WhatsApp: AIMIM chief Owaisi to Centre over 'snooping' row

"The Israeli Ambassador should be summoned and asked as to why their company listened to our phones? But, you (government) are not asking the Israeli company, instead you are questioning WhatsApp. Why are you afraid to ask," Owaisi said.


What do we learn from Gandhi in these times of majoritarianism?

He stood against majoritarian passions when it was expedient to look away. There is a lesson in that for secular parties in these times

Maharashtra polls: Congress wiped out, can't be revived even with calcium injection, says Owaisi

Owaisi claimed top leadership of the Congress has "ignored" important elections in Maharashtra and Haryana.

PM Modi met Farooq Abdullah, now he is a threat? Owaisi slams Centre's decision

Abdullah, who has been under detention since August 5, was booked under the PSA for being a “threat to public order” and may now remain under detention for one year or longer.

Asaduddin Owaisi: ‘Do you want Kashmiris to sacrifice themselves on Eid?’

The AIMIM leader said Shah saw himself as a man with an “iron fist”, “But I must remind him that the first Iron Man in the whole democratic and undemocratic world was Bismarck, the Iron Chancellor.

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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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Relief For AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi & 4 Others In 2005 Muthangi Masjid Demolition Case

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi and four others were acquitted on Thursday in the 2005 Muthangi Masjid demolition case by Medak’s Sangareddy Court. After the verdict was announced, Asaduddin Owaisi took to Twitter questioning Congress’ reaction after this pronouncement. He asked if the party will apologise for allowing the demolition of the masjid without due process […]

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.


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.


Asaduddin Owaisi On Bihar Elections, Muslim Representation And Issues Of Secularism

In this Idea Exchange, AIMIM Chief, Asaduddin Owaisi, asserts he is contesting Bihar polls because of “pathetic” conditions of Muslims in the state, says Culture Minister’s statement on Kalam reflects Modi govt’s mindset and warns the Congress against practicing “soft Hindutva”. Asaduddin Owaisi is a three- time MP from Hyderabad who recently announced that his […]