Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

Shia Waqf Board


No statutory bar on bodies with religious names to register as parties, Election Commission tells Supreme Court

November 26, 2022 7:03 am

The Commission said this in an affidavit filed in response to a PIL by former chairman of the Shia Waqf Board of Uttar Pradesh, Syed Waseem Rizvi, seeking cancellation of political parties having religious symbols and names.

SC to Haridwar dharam sansad accused: ‘Stay together peacefully, enjoy life’

May 12, 2022 5:43 pm

The apex court, while hearing the bail application of former Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi, now Jitendra Narayan Singh Tyagi, asks the Uttarakhand government what further investigation is required in the case in which he has been in jail since January.

Action sought against former Shia Waqf board chairman over book controversy

November 26, 2021 4:40 am

Representatives also held a symbolic protest march chanting slogans against Rizvi, who has been at the centre of a controversy with several bodies of the Muslim community across the country seeking FIRs against him.

Ex-Shia Board chief booked for ‘raping’ former employee’s wife, case registered

July 16, 2021 10:55 am

“He would say he has connections with senior officers and that she will not be able to do anything to him. I told my husband about this and he confronted Rizvi on June 11, after which he confined my husband and beat him up."

Shia Waqf Board polls on April 20, state government notifies

March 26, 2021 6:18 am

On March 18, the Allahabad High Court had asked the Uttar Pradesh government “under which authority of law it appointed an administrator” in the Shia Waqf Board.

CBI books ex-chief of UP Shia board for ‘illegal sale of land’

November 21, 2020 9:43 am

The cases were lodged a year after the Yogi Adityanath government recommended CBI investigation into the alleged irregularities.

Govt gives nod to prosecute Shia Waqf Board chief in illegal construction case

February 02, 2020 2:07 pm

The case pertains to alleged illegal construction done at Imam Bara, a religious place, in Prayagraj, police said.

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.