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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.


Muslims lost Babri Masjid, won’t lose another mosque: Asaduddin Owaisi on Gyanvapi

May 15, 2022 2:37 am

Owaisi also alleged that the Opposition was being silent on the issue of Gyanvapi mosque, located near the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi, as the Muslim community is not their vote bank.

‘We don’t support murderers’: Asaduddin Owaisi condemns Hyderabad man’s killing

May 07, 2022 2:41 pm

Nagaraju was stabbed to death at a busy crossing in Saroornagar in Hyderabad Wednesday night over his marriage with Ashrin Sultana Syed.

'No Muslim woman wants husband to bring 3 wives': Assam CM bats for UCC as Owaisi opposes

May 01, 2022 6:00 pm

"We are against it. The Law Commission has also said that Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is not needed in India," AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, meanwhile, spoke in favour of UCC, asserting that it's an issue for all Muslim women.

Asaduddin Owaisi interview: ‘BJP has declared a war on Muslims ... Never-ending cycle now. AAP, Cong … no ideological moorings left’

April 24, 2022 4:23 pm

AIMIM chief lashes out at AAP’s ‘hypocrisy’, says party supported Jahangirpuri demolition as PWD comes under Delhi government

‘War against poor, cowardice’: Asaduddin Owaisi takes a swipe at BJP, AAP over Jahangirpuri encroachment drive

April 20, 2022 9:52 am

The AIMIM leader's statement came after the BJP-controlled North Delhi Municipal Corporation Tuesday wrote to the North West district’s DCP demanding security for an anti-encroachment drive in Jahangirpuri, which was rocked by communal clashes on Hanuman Jayanti last Saturday.

Govt running media trial of selective leak stories, says Owaisi

April 15, 2022 2:16 am

At a press conference in Ahmedabad, he criticised the BJP-led state government for allegedly failing to stop the communal clashes at Himmatnagar in Sabarkantha and Khambhat in Anand on April 10 which resulted in the death of one person.

'Rule of law is supreme': Asaduddin Owaisi reminds Telangana government after GHMC corporator's arrest

April 07, 2022 10:16 am

While Owaisi was responding to an old tweet by the Hyderabad police which announced a raid at the Pudding & Mink pub at Radisson Blu hotel which led to 148 people, including the pub staff, being detained, he posted the tweet soon after the AIMIM corporator's arrest.

Z category security offer to Owaisi after threat assessment, should accept it: Amit Shah

February 08, 2022 2:54 am

Reading out a statement in the Rajya Sabha, Amit Shah added that the authorities of the Hapur district, where the incident took place on February 3, had no prior information about Owaisi’s movement through the area.

Delhi Confidential: Amit Shah's statement in Parliament today on attack on Owaisi

February 07, 2022 8:38 am

The occasion is expected to have some fireworks as Owaisi has already said that he is not satisfied with the police action and wants terror charges pressed against the arrested accused.

‘Owaisi, Azad can wait’: Muslims in Deoband, Dalits in Saharanpur Dehat, in bid against vote splitting

February 07, 2022 7:43 am

In Deoband Assembly constituency, the Muslim community considers the SP as the BJP’s main challenger, while in Saharanpur Dehat seat Dalits still prefer the BSP to Chandrashekhar’s party


Kejriwal hits the road in Amritsar, Modi campaigns in Bhubaneswar

April 11, 2014 5:43 pm

AP convener Arvind Kejriwal campaigns during an election roadshow.


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.