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Badruddin Ajmal


Strategy or course-correction: Why the Congress broke ties with its ally Badruddin Ajmal in Assam

September 07, 2021 9:15 am

How breaking with Ajmal will play out in seats with significant minority votes will depend on the narrative the party is able to build over the next two years, Congress leaders believe.

Polls over, Congress hosts Ajmal’s AIUDF candidates in Jaipur

April 10, 2021 7:47 am

“We have taken some time off. Of course, the risk of horse trading is there,” AIUDF’s influential general secretary Aminul Islam, a candidate from Mankachar constituency in Assam, told The Indian Express over phone from Jaipur.

The other Ajmal: Sirajuddin returns to contest from Jamnamukh

April 01, 2021 8:13 am

As coalition looks to form govt, AIUDF chief’s younger brother Sirajuddin returns to contest from family bastion.

Amit Shah: 'Do you want Assam to be atmanirbhar or Maulana-nirbhar?'

March 31, 2021 11:11 pm

Amit Shah said the BJP was working to make Guwahati the ‘start-up capital of South East Asia’ and a sports hub, while Congress wanted to ‘carry Badruddin Ajmal on their shoulders and increase infiltration.’

BJP’s vilification of Badruddin Ajmal is attack on Assam, says Rahul Gandhi

March 20, 2021 10:36 pm

The senior Congress leader said his party's manifesto is one that rectifies the damages done by the saffron camp in Assam.

Scent and ascent: The AIUDF leader is the man to watch in Assam’s NRC-CAA politics

March 12, 2021 12:24 pm

BJP’s Target No. 1 in Assam and Cong’s new ally, Ajmal, who founded the AIUDF in 2005, is also a perfume baron, with a family business spread over 50 countries, and a three-time MP from Dhubri.

Assam elections: AIUDF releases first list, ‘friendly’ contest in 5 seats

March 08, 2021 3:05 am

The AIUDF, which enjoys a large support base amongst the Bengali-origin Muslims of Assam, is in alliance with the Congress in the grand alliance for this election. The party holds 14 seats in the outgoing Assam Assembly.

Congress joined hands with Ajmal for 'lust for power': Amit Shah in Assam

February 25, 2021 3:23 pm

Amit Shah also accused the parties formed in the aftermath of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests of "helping the Congress which used bullets to suppress the Assam agitation against foreigners".

Will make sacrifices… removing BJP our only goal: AIUDF chief

February 20, 2021 8:37 am

He added: “The BJP has to understand that people are not fools. It’s like you keep saying the tiger is coming, the tiger is coming …but Badruddin Ajmal is not a tiger. Badruddin Ajmal is a human being.”

Badruddin Ajmal is not anti-Hindu, BJP is more communal: Assam Cong chief

February 15, 2021 2:41 pm

The Congress has formed an alliance with the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), the Left and a regional party to fight the Assam Assembly polls that are likely to be held in April.