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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.


Who will de-radicalise Akhlaq, Pehlu Khan's killers, Asaduddin Owaisi asks CDS Gen Bipin Rawat

January 17, 2020 1:57 pm

On Thursday, India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat, said “girls and boys as young as 10 and 12 are now being radicalised” in Kashmir, and that those who are “completely radicalised” need to be “taken out separately” and put in deradicalisation camps.

Citizenship on religious basis 'antithetical' to Constitution: Asaduddin Owaisi

January 11, 2020 7:54 pm

Asaduddin Owaisi also said if a law provides citizenship to six groups but "excludes one," then it is only meant to deny citizenship.

At Hyderabad rally, Owaisi says protests must continue

January 11, 2020 2:58 am

He said a public meeting would be held on the night of January 25 at Charminar and after midnight, he would hoist the national flag, sing the national anthem and read the Preamble.

Asaduddin Owaisi leads anti-CAA 'Tiranga Rally' in Hyderabad

January 10, 2020 10:44 pm

Many shops and establishments remained closed in solidarity with the Tiranga rally. People joined in large numbers with their families.  They chanted slogans of secularism calling out to save Democracy, holding placards of Dr BR Ambedkar.

'Govt's Frankensteins behind JNU violence, why didn't cops intervene': Owaisi

January 07, 2020 6:16 pm

"If the V-C has any shame left in him, he should resign immediately. The V-C is the parent of university students. He should have protected them," Owaisi added.

As AIMIM grows, Tejashwi Yadav plans Seemanchal tour

January 07, 2020 3:02 am

The RJD’s apparent sense of restlessness comes from the opposition alliance losing the recent Assembly bypolls to AIMIM in Kishanganj.

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi expresses solidarity with JNU students

January 06, 2020 1:25 pm

"In solidarity with the brave students of JNU. This cruel attack is meant to 'punish' JNU students because they dared to stand up. It's so bad that even Union Ministers are tweeting helplessly. Modi Sarkar must answer why cops are siding with goons," the Hyderabad MP tweeted.

Asaduddin Owaisi urges KCR to stop NPR in state

December 26, 2019 3:21 am

The delegation also discussed the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, (CAA) at the meeting, which comes ahead of municipal elections scheduled for January 22.

Asaduddin Owaisi leads Muslims' delegation, urges CM Rao to stay NPR in Telangana

December 25, 2019 10:48 pm

Telangana Rashtra Samithi had opposed and voted against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in both Houses of Parliament.

Don’t allow NRC: Asaduddin Owaisi appeals to Telangana CM

December 23, 2019 1:22 am

The United Muslims Action Committee also appealed to the Telangana Chief Minister to stay work on NRC. Telangana Home Minister M Mahmud Ali said the state has not received any instruction from the Centre yet.


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April 11, 2014 5:43 pm

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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.