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Shia Waqf Board


Give us 5-acre Ayodhya plot if Sunni board doesn't want it: Shia Waqf Board

November 27, 2019 9:40 pm

The board could use the land for setting up a hospital and not a mosque, its chairman Waseem Rizvi said.

UP Shia board chairman to PM: ISIS funding primary madrasas

January 23, 2019 7:05 am

UP Shia Waqf Board Chairman Wasim Rizvi claimed that in rural areas especially, primary madrasas were playing with the future of children due to greed for donations and turning them into “hardliners”.

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s reply on Shia Waqf Board's ‘un-Islamic’ flag ban plea

July 17, 2018 2:45 am

Calling such flags “un-Islamic”, the petitioner said it resembled the flag of the Pakistan Muslim League, a political party in an “enemy country” and sought action against those who hoist it in India.

Supreme Court seeks Centre's reply on Shia Waqf Board's plea against 'un-Islamic' flags

July 16, 2018 1:02 pm

The plea states that such flags are being hoisted in Muslim-dominated areas with "utmost impunity" and allegedly cause tension between the Hindu and Muslim communities.

Three men held in Delhi for alleged conspiracy to kill UP Shia Waqf Board chairman Wasim Rizvi

April 13, 2018 12:33 pm

The police said three pistols with live cartridges were recovered from their possession.

Shia, Sunni clerics file FIR against Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chief

January 17, 2018 7:00 pm

Rizvi had earlier written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in which he said, "How many madrassas have produced engineers, doctors, IAS officers? Yes, but some madrassas have produced terrorists."

FIR lodged after Shia Board chief says he got ‘threats’ from Dawood aide

January 15, 2018 5:25 am

Shia Waqf Board chairperson Waseem Rizvi had recently alleged that madrasas have become a business venture for mullahs and generated terrorists instead of ensuring jobs

Shia Waqf Board member meets Subramanian Swamy to work out ‘compromise formula’

September 12, 2017 3:46 am

The meeting with Swamy, said Waqf Board chairman Syed Wasim Rizvi, was part of the board’s initiative to meet all parties from the “mandir paksh (side)” to work out a solution that would enable both a mandir and a masjid to come up in Ayodhya.

Shia waqf board to lodge FIR against ex-minister’s kin

September 24, 2015 5:34 am

Shahzil Islam had won 2012 Assembly elections on Ittehad Millat Council ticket and had later joined Samajwadi Party.

Rizvi re-elected as Shia Waqf board chairman

May 27, 2015 12:00 am

Shia cleric Kalbe Jawwad slams SP government over appointment.