Articles about Asaduddin Owaisi
Asaduddin Owaisi is a senior politician and the President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM). He is a four-term Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from the Hyderabad constituency. Owaisi did BA from Osmania University, Hyderabad, and studied Law at Lincoln's Inn, London. His grandfather, Abdul Wahed Owaisi, founded the AIMIM, a successor of the banned MIM, in 1957. His father, Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi, took over in 1976 as the AIMIM President and represented Hyderabad in Lok Sabha from 1984 till 2004 when the baton passed into the hands of Owaisi. He was a Member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly from 1994-2004, from the Charminar constituency. He extended support to the UPA govt in the state and at the Centre during 2008-12 after the Left withdrew support over the Indo-US nuclear deal. Earlier, a regional party from Hyderabad, Owaisi, has been aiming for Dalit-Muslim consolidation and has increased AIMIM's footprint nationally, winning seats in Assemblies of other states like Bihar and Maharashtra. He has worked on various Parliamentary Committees such as those on Social Justice and Empowerment, Defence, and Ethics, among others.
07 Feb 2022Politics
Addressing the Rajya Sabha on Monday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah appealed to Hyderabad MP and All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi to accept the Z category security which was offered to him.
22 Nov 2021Politics
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday demanded the scrapping of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) at a public meeting in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki.
10 Sep 2021Politics
The Uttar Pradesh Police has booked AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi for allegedly vitiating communal harmony, violating COVID-19 norms, and making "indecent" remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, police said on Friday.
24 Aug 2021Politics
The Congress and other Opposition parties have criticized the attack on a Muslim bangle seller in Madhya Pradesh's Indore over the weekend.
17 Jun 2021Entertainment
Two complaints have been lodged against Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh yesterday in connection to the Ghaziabad assault video, as per reports.
04 Dec 2020Politics
The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) emerged as the single-largest party in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election results, as it won 55 out of total 150 seats.
04 Dec 2020Politics
The counting of votes to announce the winner of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls began today at 8 am.
29 Nov 2020Politics
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi took a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for treating the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls as an election to pick the next Prime Minister
14 Sep 2020Politics
On the first day of the Monsoon Session, the Lok Sabha witnessed an uproar over various issues, from the removal of question hour to the rise in coronavirus numbers and a comment by Trinamool Congress leader Sougata Roy on Finance Minister.
19 Jun 2020Politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened an all-party meeting today to discuss the clash in Galwan Valley, in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred.
03 Mar 2020Politics
Though tensions are simmering in the National Capital after last week's violence, the Centre is not ready to have an open discussion about it in the Parliament. This was made amply clear on Tuesday when Speaker Om Birla said the government will address the issues after Holi, March 10.
27 Feb 2020India
Departing from the urgency it showed yesterday in the matter of hate speeches that possibly fanned communal tensions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Thursday gave Centre four weeks' time to file its response on a plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders who passed abhorrent remarks.
24 Feb 2020India
A right-wing activist has announced a bounty of Rs. 10 lakh on a Bengaluru student booked for raising pro-Pakistan slogans at a rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Bengaluru recently.
21 Feb 2020India
An event in Bengaluru, organized against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), took an unprecedented turn when a woman raised pro-Pakistan slogans.
03 Feb 2020Politics
Anurag Thakur, the Minister of State (Finance), met with resistance in the Lok Sabha today as he stood to speak about pressing matters affecting the country.
29 Jan 2020Politics
Two leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Singh Verma, have been removed as star-campaigners on the order of Election Commission for giving controversial speeches.
22 Jan 2020India
A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, will hear nearly 144 petitions challenging the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) today.
06 Jan 2020Politics
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has weighed on today's raging topic of violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and said it was so bad even Union Ministers were tweeting helplessly.
29 Dec 2019India
A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.
26 Dec 2019India
With the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) being the raging topic, Army Chief Bipin Rawat also gave his opinion on it, only to invite criticism for taking sides despite holding an apolitical position.
18 Dec 2019India
Today, the Supreme Court will hear nearly 60 petitions challenging the newly-implemented Citizenship Act, which has created a storm across India.
09 Dec 2019Politics
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill seeks to correct Congress' mistakes, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday as he defended his government's decision to give Indian citizenship to persecuted non-Muslims from neighboring countries.
09 Nov 2019Politics
The chief of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Asaduddin Owaisi, is unhappy and angry at the Supreme Court.
30 Oct 2019World
23 members of the European Union (EU) were among the "lucky ones" who were allowed to visit Kashmir, the region which has been on edge since August 5 after Article 370 was negated.
14 Sep 2019Politics
On the occasion of Hindi Diwas, Union Home Minister Amit Shah pushed for Hindi to be designated India's national language.
26 Jul 2019Politics
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan should be punished for his sexist remarks and an example should be set for all- this is what BJP leaders demanded in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
24 Jul 2019Politics
On Wednesday, the Lok Sabha passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill popularly known as the Anti-Terrorism Bill.
15 Jul 2019Politics
The Lok Sabha on Monday passed The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019, to strengthen the NIA.
21 Jun 2019India
Days after winning general elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP got to work in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
28 May 2019Politics
On Sunday, renowned yoga guru Baba Ramdev spoke about population control and sparked a debate. He said the government should introduce a law wherein the third child isn't allowed to vote. This, he opined, will curb India's rising population.
11 Apr 2019Politics
The first phase of Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday. Citizens of 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories will cast their votes today.
16 Mar 2019World
One man of Indian origin was among the 49 who were brutally killed when two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch area were attacked on Friday. According to IE, two Indians are injured and six are missing.
15 Mar 2019India
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea which prayed that Indian Muslims should be sent to Pakistan.
11 Mar 2019Politics
On Monday, Kolkata Mayor and TMC leader Firhad Hakim expressed displeasure at the general election dates announced by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, as it clashes with Ramzan.
09 Mar 2019India
On Friday, the Supreme Court noted there is a lack of consensus among parties in the sensitive Ayodhya case, and referred it for mediation.
24 Feb 2019Politics
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday spoke on the Pulwama attack of February 14, calling it a failure of the Narendra Modi government.
28 Jan 2019Politics
All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi asked Dalits, Muslims and Adivasis to gather and reject national parties in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
27 Dec 2018India
After four hours of heated debate, the Triple Talaq Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
27 Dec 2018Politics
Rejecting the Triple Talaq Bill moved by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi lambasted the Narendra Modi government and said the Centre was attacking religious minorities.
26 Dec 2018World
For the second time in a week, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan took a jibe at India over the 'treatment of minorities'.