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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Owaisi opposes reservation bill for 'economically weaker' General Category

AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi said the constitution does not recognise economic backwardness. He said: "This exercise is fraud since there is no empirical data and evidence".

Lok Sabha clears Bill to remove leprosy as ground for divorce, Owaisi says interference

Asaduddin Owaisi said that unlike other marriage laws, Islam recognised marriage as a “contract between two people”. “Therefore as per Contract laws in India, if one party willfully hides any information, like illness such as leprosy, it is a ground for divorce,” he said.


Triple talaq: Your faith is faith, mine is not? asks Owaisi

Owaisi said, “Adultery law has been decriminalised by Supreme Court, but the government sat silently. But you want to criminalise triple talaq...”

KCR, Owaisi friendship is now 'full-fledged partnership'

AIMIM fielded eight candidates in the December 7 polls to the 119-member House and supported the TRS -- the two describe themselves as friendly parties, in the remaining segments.

Owaisi hits out at Adityanath's 'Nizam' barb, says Indian by choice

The Hyderabad MP was responding to Adityanath's recent remarks at a rally in poll-bound Telangana that Owaisi would have to "run away" from Hyderabad, just like the Nizam, if the BJP came to power in the state.

This is my father’s country, no one can remove me: Owaisi to Yogi Adityanath

He was reacting to Adityanath’s comments at a rally, in which he said that if the BJP came to power in Telangana, Owaisi would have to “run away” from Hyderabad, just like the Nizam.


India my father's country, nobody can force me to flee: Owaisi to Yogi Adityanath

"This is only Yogi's speech but the language and mentality is of Prime Minister Narendra Modi," Owaisi said.

Asaduddin Owaisi interview: ‘We’re planning independent course of action... (against) hypocrisy of Congress, BJP’

I am also sure that people of Telangana will bless K Chandrashekar Rao once again and make him Chief Minister, says Asaduddin Owaisi.

If BJP comes to power in Telangana, Owaisi will have to flee, says Yogi Adityanath

Speaking at Sangareddy and later at Tandur, Adityanath said, “If BJP comes to power in Telangana, I can assure you my friends that Owaisi will have to flee Hyderabad just like the Nizam did.’’

Yogi Adityanath: If BJP forms govt in Telangana, Owaisi will have to flee Hyderabad

"If BJP forms the government in Telangana, I can tell you that Owaisi will have to run away just like Nizam was compelled to run away from Hyderabad," Yogi Adityanath said.

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Kejriwal hits the road in Amritsar, Modi campaigns in Bhubaneswar

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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.


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.