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Waris Pathan


AIMIM spokesperson Pathan withdraws remark, says no intention to hurt any community

February 23, 2020 2:59 am

Addressing an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act rally at Kalaburagi, in North Karnataka, on February 16, Pathan had allegedly said that 15 crore Muslims can “weigh heavy” on 100 crore Hindus.

Waris Pathan withdraws '15 crore Muslims' remark, says no intention to hurt any community

February 22, 2020 9:48 pm

Clarifying his remark at a press conference in Mumbai, Pathan said, he intended to target '100 individuals' who had taken a stand against the Muslim community of India.

Waris Pathan — Late entrant to politics, he rose to fame through TV theatrics

February 22, 2020 9:43 am

While Pathan does not have his own support base, the growing adulation among Muslim youth for the Owaisi brothers helped him win the 2014 polls. Pathan won the constituency which then had 2.7 lakh voters by polling only 25,000 votes.

BJP slams ‘silence of liberals’ over AIMIM Waris Pathan's remarks

February 22, 2020 9:44 am

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra alleged that Waris Pathan's remarks were an indication that a conspiracy is being plotted in the name of protests against the amended citizenship law.

'Remark taken out of context, respect plurality': Waris Pathan on '15 crore can outweigh 100' statement

February 21, 2020 11:21 am

"Neither me nor my party supports anything that creates a divide between people," Waris Pathan said in a statement

Inside Track: Differences within

March 27, 2016 12:20 am

In Gujarat, Congress members have been supporting a group which was on a hunger fast demanding that cow be declared the national animal.

Assembly shouldn’t have suspended (Owaisi party) MLA, says P Chidambaram

March 20, 2016 7:52 am

“I think, on a more careful reflection, the assembly should not have suspended the MLA, that’s my opinion,” Chidambaram said at the Express Adda in Mumbai Friday.

Bharat Mata Ki Jai: Why Congress supported suspension of Waris Pathan

March 18, 2016 4:32 pm

At present AIMIM has only two MLAs in assembly while the Congress has 41 MLAs. However, the Congress believes it will have to check the AIMIM's growth to retain and consolidate its own vote share amongst minorities.

Owaisi targets ‘Congress’s soft Hindutva’ and ‘BJP’s hard Hindutva’

March 18, 2016 5:19 am

How can that become the test of my loyalty to my country? I am perfectly happy to say Jai Hind. There are religious and historical reasons too. I do not object to others saying it, but I will not,” Owaisi said.

Pathan: Cong’s stand on secularism exposed

March 18, 2016 5:12 am

He said he also felt let down by the fact that nobody from the Congress, NCP or even the other Muslim MLAs interceded on their behalf.