Mohammed Ali Jinnah: News

27 Apr 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Slip of tongue: Shatrughan Sinha on calling Jinnah Congress' member

A day after actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha took Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah's name in the same breath as Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, and Jawaharlal Nehru, he clarified that it was a slip of tongue and he wanted to take Maulana Azad's name instead.

09 May 2018

Pakistan News

Jinnah's portrait should be removed from AMU: BJP leader Kalraj

Former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra today said that the portrait of Mohammed Ali Jinnah should be removed from the Aligarh Muslim University as the Pakistan founder symbolizes Partition of India.

Jinnah-portrait in AMU: What Muslim groups are saying on controversy

Wading into the controversy over 138-year-old Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait in Aligarh Muslim University, All-India Muslim Mahasangh on Friday announced a reward of Rs. 1 lakh for taking the picture down.

04 May 2018

Section 144

Jinnah-portrait row: Internet services suspended, Section 144 imposed in Aligarh

The Aligarh Administration announced, on Friday, that internet services will remain suspended from 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM Saturday, in the wake of protests over Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait in Aligarh Muslim University.

03 May 2018

Yogi Adityanath

AMU row: Yogi Adityanath says 'No question of glorifying Jinnah'

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath waded into the ongoing Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait row in Aligarh Muslim University and said there was no question of glorifying the first Pakistani Prime Minister.

Jinnah portrait row at AMU: Police allegedly cane students

Many students of Aligarh Muslim University staged a protest after police allegedly caned them for marching to lodge a complaint against Hindu group that sought removal of Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait from the varsity's campus.

03 Nov 2017


Fearless Wadia: Jinnah's daughter, and a symbol of India-Pak history

Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah's only daughter Dina Wadia passed away yesterday at her New York home. She was 98.