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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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.


'Learn to listen, Owaisi sahab': Amit Shah to Hyderabad MP over NIA amendment bill

The verbal duel between the two leaders started during a discussion on the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill when opposition members including Owaisi started interrupting BJP's Satyapal Singh.

Asaduddin Owaisi urges Centre to frame law against lynching

Addressing a meeting in Hyderabad on Friday against lynchings, Owaisi accused the Sangh Parivar of spreading hatred and false propaganda against the Muslims, adding that it had resulted in such incidents.

PM Modi pulls up BJP MPs for poor attendance in Parliament

Modi's message came in the backdrop of low attendance of BJP MPs during the division of votes on the introduction of triple talaq bill in Lok Sabha on June 21.

Lynchings of Muslims, Dalits linked to Sangh Parivar, says Owaisi

Owaisi's remarks came a day after an 18-year-old boy was allegedly assaulted and forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' by a group of youths in a market in Kanpur.


View From The Right: Chimera of alliance

An article in Organiser about the AN-32 aircraft crash demands an inquiry into the incident and calls for corrective measures.

Owaisi responds to Jai Shri Ram chants: Jai Bheem, Allahu Akbar

Retweeting a video of his oath-taking, put out by the AIMIM, Owaisi later tweeted, “Today, I was welcomed with some slogans when I stood up to take my oath on the Constitution of India.”

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's brother Akbaruddin admitted in London hospital

A five-time MLA from Chandrayangutta, Akbaruddin survived bullet and knife injuries when a rival group brutally attacked him in his assembly constituency in 2011.

'Hyderabad safe zone for terror': MoS Reddy stands firm on comments, Owaisi calls it unfortunate

Owaisi, who won the recently held Lok Sabha elections from the Hyderabad parliamentary seat added that the city has been peaceful in the last five years.

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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 […]