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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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.


Why don't you release all Kashmiris, let them also celebrate: Owaisi to BJP

A day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah diluted the special status to Jammu and Kashmir guaranteed under Article 370 of the Constitution without scrapping the provision, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA government moved the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019, in Lok Sabha.

Kerala Muslim outfit challenges new law on triple talaq in Supreme Court

The newly enacted law deems instant talaq or talaq-e-biddat as a criminal offence, carrying a sentence of up to three years for Muslim men who give instant talaq (divorce) to their wives.

Maharashtra Assembly polls: AIMIM sets its eyes on contesting over 80 seats

On the back of its success in the Lok Sabha elections and the general disarray in the ranks of the Congress-NCP, the AIMIM is hoping to capitalise by fielding more candidates in the state polls.

Azam Khan to get ultimatum: tender apology or face action

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said after the meeting: “The Speaker will ask Azam Khan to apologise over his comments made against Rama Devi without any condition. If he does not do so, the Speaker has been authorised to take action against him.”


'Introducing a law won't eradicate social evil': Owaisi opposes triple talaq bill in LS

Citing violation of Article 26, the lawmaker said women should have the right to leave the marriage. "Will the husband give maintenance from jail?" he asked.

When Congress loses power it becomes big brother of Muslims: Owaisi

Speaking on the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha, Owasi said he has been a victim of this act and that Congress would realise what they have done only if their leader spends several months in prison.

NIA (Amendment) Bill: ‘Why more powers to NIA when its independence under cloud’

The debate stood out for the rather confrontational exchanges between AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Delhi Confidential: Putting Congres In A Spot

During passage of the Bill by voice vote, Owaisi demanded a division, a move supported by Home Minister Amit Shah, who said this would expose who are supporting terrorism.

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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 […]