Owaisi also referred to the Gulbarg Society massacre, and the burning down of the Best Bakery in the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat that claimed over a thousand lives and sought to know if that was how the home minister and his party had heralded in peace in the state
Assembly polls in Gujarat are scheduled to be held in two phases on 1 and 5 December. Elections to the 182-member state assembly are being deemed a three-cornered contest among the ruling BJP, the Congress and the AAP
The police has denied the claims and said that some grit hit the train's glass window due to engineering work underway on the track near Ankleshwar in the Bharuch district where the alleged incident took place
Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh also alleged that the AIMIM "takes oxygen" from the BJP and in turn gives a "booster dose" to the BJP.
AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has claimed the BJP is raising the issue of Uniform Civil Code to get votes in the forthcoming Gujarat Assembly elections and to push its Hindutva agenda.
Neither the state nor society can afford to go soft or look the other way when confronted with both militant and ‘constitutionist’ Islamism
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that he wishes to see one hijab wearing girl become India’s Prime Minister
Asaduddin Owaisi also attacked the BJP and said that it is against halal meat and other lifestyle aspects of Muslims. He further alleged that the BJP is against Muslim's identity
Addressing a Dussehra rally in Nagpur, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat highlighted the need for a 'comprehensive population control policy' that applies to all 'equally'. He further said that it was in national interest to keep an eye on 'population imbalance'
When it comes to radical Islamists and constitutional communalists, a vigilant state strictly enforcing the law of the land, not appeasement and apologetics, are the way
Ghoshamahal MLA and suspended BJP member T Raja Singh, apparently, tried to break double standards — and paid a heavy price
Asaduddin Owaisi pointed out that despite a proper government panel’s recommendation about the issues of Muslims, nothing much had been undertaken by the KCR-led TRS government in Telangana and demanded a hike in the quantum of reservation
This came after Asaduddin Owaisi's claimed in a tweet that 'Jamia Masjid is shut every Friday,' targetting Jammu and Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha on the opening of cinema hall in Srinagar
Of the 565 princely states that made up 40 per cent of the territory of undivided, pre-Independence India and 23 percent of its population, Hyderabad was the richest, most-populous, and, after Jammu and Kashmir, the largest in size
Communalism is a double-edged sword. If allowed to go unchecked, it threatens to create two nations within the country, resulting in what is tantamount to a second partition
On present form, Owaisi looks destined to remain a street-corner rabble-rouser more interested in exploiting the communal divide for electoral gains than in addressing the Muslim community’s real concerns
If Muslims find purported insults to their Prophet intolerable, they must learn to respect, and refrain from defaming Hindu deities and sacred figures. They must also stop threatening death to so-called heretics or chanting murderous slogans
Hearing Asaduddin Owaisi speaking to the media, one cannot but help notice how often he refers to the Indian Constitution and the rule of law to justify his own, his family members’, and his party’s Islamicist positions and activities
The bigger question is whether a society and nation which supposedly lives by the dictum Satyameva jayate — truth alone triumphs — prefers to face one simple truth or countenance a thousand lies?
In the new video, the legislator attacked Telangana minister KT Rama Rao and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi for allegedly vitiating the atmosphere of the state. He also targeted comedian Munawar Faruqui and alleged that KTR allowed him ‘to make jokes about our gods’