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Syed Waseem Rizvi


Supreme Court junks ‘frivolous’ plea to remove 26 Quran verses

April 13, 2021 4:22 am

“This is an absolutely frivolous petition,” a bench headed by Justice R F Nariman said, as it rejected the plea by former chairman of Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board, Syed Wasim Rizvi.

PIL to remove 26 Quranic verses is a cynical strategy and political manoeuvre

March 20, 2021 8:50 am

The petition, filed in the Supreme Court, argues that these verses are later interpolations that encourage violence and terror. But we must see it in the wider political context as an attempt to divide Muslims.

Syed Waseem Rizvi hits back at Maulana Kalbe Jawwad: ‘Sold waqf properties, land for graves’

June 18, 2015 12:56 am

Rizvi termed Jawwad as “a blackmailer who is a threat to law and order” but government is afraid of taking action against him due to his religious status.

Rizvi re-elected as Shia Waqf board chairman

May 27, 2015 12:00 am

Shia cleric Kalbe Jawwad slams SP government over appointment.

Rizvi takes custody of 54 paintings from MLA

December 09, 2014 9:16 am

Rizvi claimed that there were plans to sell these historical paintings to some international buyers.

Jawwad ‘wins’,SP expels Shia waqf board chief

August 17, 2012 6:03 am

Bowing to pressure from Shia cleric Kalbe Jawwad Naqvi,the Samajwadi Party on Thursday expelled officiating chairman of Shia Central Board of Waqfs Syed Waseem Rizvi for a period of six years,purportedly for anti-party activities.

Shia board chief seeks security cover

July 10, 2012 4:26 am

Demanding restoration of his security cover,the officiating Chairman of Shia Central Board of Waqfs,Syed Waseem Rizvi has alleged that Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawwad had pressurised the government to withdraw his Y category security.