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Shia Waqf Board


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.

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.