AKBARUDDIN OWAISI

  • Is Andhra bifurcation creating trouble for Owaisi in Hyderabad? April 22, 2014

    AIMIM leader and two-time MP from Hyderabad Akbaruddin Owaisi is on a campaign trail. The seat will go to polls on April 24. It is to be seen whether bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh has brought new challenges for his party in Hyderabad or not?...
  • AP: Enquiry ordered after 14-year-old found to be a poll officer March 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: The appointment of a 14-year-old boy as a booth level polling officer (BLO) has caused a huge embarrassment for the Election Commission. According to local media reports, a 14-year-old boy Mohammad Shaik Yousuf has been appointed as a BLO at Chandrayanagutta assembly seat in the walled city of Hyderabad....
  • Respond on PIL for norms to restrict hate speeches: SC April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking framing of guidelines for restricting hate speeches by politicians and leaders of social and religious organisations. A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir also issued notices to the Governments of Maharashtra and Andhra...
  • Hate speech: Police claims they have proof against Togadia, will he be arrested? February 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia reportedly made a hate speech in Bhokar early this month. After a public outcry, the Maharashtra Police has booked the leader. CNN-IBN has learnt that the police has submitted its report to the state government and is awaiting a sanction to prosecute...
  • We need better intelligence and surveillance capability: Dr Jayaprakash Narayan February 22, 2013

    Why is Hyderabad being targeted repeatedly over the last one decade? Dr Jayaprakash Narayan, President, Lok Satta Party joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. We lacking system which punishes terrorists severely, they do not fear taking chances again and again against India, Why can't our govt be...
  • Hate speech: Akbaruddin Owaisi released from jail February 16, 2013

    Adilabad: After spending 38 days in a local prison, All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, who is facing charges of sedition and waging war against the nation for his "hate speech", was released on bail on Saturday. Owaisi had been granted bail by two separate courts in Nirmal and...
  • Hate speech: Owaisi gets bail in Nizamabad case February 15, 2013

    Nizamabad (AP): A local court on Friday granted bail to MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi in connection with a hate speech case registered against him. The First Additional District Magistrate (ADM) court in Nizamabad town allowed the bail plea of Owaisi on the condition that he would cooperate with the investigation...
  • Digvijaya asks why delay in action against Togadia February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has demanded strong action against VHP leader Praveen Togadia for his alleged hate speech. Togadia reportedly delivered the speech on Februray 1 near Adilabad. Digvijaya said he wants similar punishment for Togadia as was meted to Owaisi. MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi is currently...
  • No respite for Akbaruddin Owaisi in hate speech case February 6, 2013

    Hyderabad: A court in Medak district on Tuesday granted bail to jailed MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi in connection with a case for preventing officials from performing their duties, while another court in Nizambad district turned down his bail plea in a "hate" speech case. Medak Additional Principal and Sessions Judge...
  • Hate speech: Owaisi's voice recorded for forensic test February 5, 2013

    Nirmal: The voice of jailed MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, who is facing sedition charges for his alleged "hate speech," was on Tuesday recorded by Andhra Pradesh Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) even as a local court extended his judicial remand in the case till February 19. Akbaruddin's voice was recorded in...
  • AP: VHP leader Praveen Togadia delivers alleged hate speech February 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: After MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi's hate speech rocked Hyderabad, now VHP leader Praveen Togadia has shown how he is another side of the same coin. Praveen Togadia allegedly made an inflammatory speech on February 1 near Adilabad district, the same district where Owaisi made his hate speech. A police...
  • Akbaruddin Owaisi booked in another 'hate speech' case February 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, accused of sedition for his "hate speech", was on Monday booked in a similar case, police said. Based on a complaint filed by city corporator Raja Singh, a local court had in January directed the Mangalhat police to investigate a speech made by...
  • Hate speech: Owaisi's custodial interrogation begins February 1, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Nizamabad police is interrogating MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi on February 1, facing sedition charges for his alleged "hate speech" in December last year, police said. Akbaruddin, who is in judicial remand and lodged at the Adilabad district jail, was brought to Nizamabad town this morning and was being...
  • 2005 protest case: MIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi gets bail January 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi was granted bail by the Sangareddy court on Thursday in the 2005 protest case. He has now been asked to appear in court on February 2. He had surrendered in connection with a 2005 case and had been given 14 days of...
  • Case filed against MLA Owaisi for insulting Hindu gods January 23, 2013

    Karimnagar: A local court on January 22 directed the police to probe a complaint filed by Advocate Bethi Mahender Reddy against All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi for allegedly making objectionable remarks insulting Hindus and Hindu gods. Reddy alleged that on August 22, 2012, the MLA addressed a public...
  • Hate speech: Owaisi's judicial remand extended till Feb 5 January 22, 2013

    Nirmal: A local court on Tuesday extended till February 5 the judicial remand of MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, accused of sedition and criminal conspiracy for his "hate speech." The MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader, who is presently lodged in Adilabad District Jail since his arrest on January 8 by Nirmal Police...
  • 2005 protest case: Court to hear Asaduddin Owaisi's bail plea January 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi's bail plea will be heard on Tuesday. He had surrendered in connection with a 2005 case and had been given 14 days of judicial remand till February 2. Owaisi, along with his brother Akbaruddin and other MIM MLAs, had in 2005 obstructed a...
  • 2005 protest case: Asaduddin Owaisi remanded to judicial custody January 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi was on Monday remanded to judicial custody till February 2 after he surrendered before court in connection with the 2005 protest case. Owaisi moved for bail as soon as he surrendered. The hearing on his bail plea will be held on Tuesday. Owaisi,...
  • 2005 protest case: Asaduddin Owaisi surrenders before court January 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday surrendered before court in connection with the 2005 protest case. Later on, he applied for a bail. Owaisi, along with his brother Akbaruddin and other MIM MLAs, had in 2005 obstructed a road widening project in the Medak district and threatened...
  • Hate speech: Owaisi shifted back to jail after hospital visit January 19, 2013

    Hyderabad: MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi was shifted back to jail after a series of tests and treatment at a hospital in Andhra Pradesh's Adilabad district, police said. The MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator was shifted back to district jail in Adilabad town, about 300 km from Hyderabad, after being earlier taken...
  • Hindu religious leader arrested for hate speech January 14, 2013

    Hyderabad: Police in Hyderabad Monday arrested spiritual leader Swami Kamlananda Bharati for allegedly making a hate speech against Muslims. The police arrested him in Srisailam, about 250 km from Hyderabad. He is being brought to Hyderabad, police said. Two cases were booked against him by the police in two police stations...
  • Hate speech: Owaisi questioned for second day January 13, 2013

    Hyderabad: Police continued to question MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi for the second day on Sunday for his hate speech against Hindus. Investigating officers began questioning the legislator at 10 am on Sunday in Adilabad town, about 300 km from Hyderabad. Police said the MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader was being questioned in...
  • Adilabad: Police question Owaisi in hate speech case January 12, 2013

    Adilabad: Police on Saturday began the interrogation of MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, booked for alleged sedition and criminal conspiracy for his "hate speech", a day after getting his fiveday custody from a court in Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh. Nirmal town police in Adilabad district, who had registered a case...
  • News 360: Govt considers Kelkar panel report, fuel price may be hiked January 11, 2013

    Petroleum And Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily Moily on Friday said that a hike in diesel and LPG prices could be announced soon. ...
  • Hate speech: Owaisi sent to police custody January 11, 2013

    Hyderabad: All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi has been sent to fiveday police custody starting Saturday. Owaisi will be produced before the court on January 17. Owaisi, who is currently in judicial remand, was sent to police custody by a court in Nirmal where a case for delivering...
  • Hyderabad: Owaisi's aides clash with media, policemen January 11, 2013

    Hyderabad: MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) supporters and close aides of party MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, who has been charged with sedition, criminal conspiracy and other charges for making a "hate speech", clashed with policemen and media persons in Old City of Hyderabad on Friday. Police had to resort to firing tear gas shells...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 10, 2013

    Watch today's top stories with CNNIBN EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Hate speech charges against Owaisi baseless: MIM January 10, 2013

    Hyderabad: MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) on Thursday said the allegations of hate speech levelled against party MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi were "baseless" and the matter would be decided in the courts. The entire episode is a conspiracy hatched against the Hyderabadbased party by Andhra Pradesh's Congress government in connivance with the Bharatiya Janata...
  • There is every possibility that Hyderabad turns into one more Kashmir valley: K Nageshwar January 10, 2013

    All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi has been arrested on the charge of not cooperating with the police in connection with the hate speech case against him. Political analyst & independent member of Andhra Pradesh legislative council K Nageshwar shared his perspective in an interaction with IBNLive readers. Q....
  • Stop media trial of Akbaruddin Owaisi, says his brother January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi, the brother of MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, spoke to CNN IBN and said the media trial of Akbaruddin Owaisi should stop. He also refused to express regret for his brother's hate speech. "We are never against any religion. The alleged hate...