Asaduddin Owaisi

  • MPs Rating: Asaduddin Owaisi scores 5.7 on a scale of 10 27-03-2014 09:58 AM

    New Delhi: Asaduddin Owaisi of All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen is a second time MP from Hyderabad. Owaisi scored 5.2 on accessibility and 6 on trustworthiness on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. He was rated 6.1 both on maintaining...
  • Passage of Telangana Bill is a historic event: Khurshid 18-02-2014 06:27 PM

    After days of protest and an unprecedented decision to black out the live telecast of the proceedings, Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Telagnana Bill, 2013 by a voice vote even as several MPs called it the "murder of democracy". Minister of External Affairs said the it is a historic...
  • Owaisi asks his supporters not to watch Salman Khan's 'Jai Ho' 24-01-2014 11:21 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan, who recently met Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi during the kite flying festival in Ahmadabad, has been criticised by Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi. Unhappy with Salman meeting Modi where he referred to Modi as a good man, Owaisi has now urged...
  • AP: HC order on Muslim youth compensation creates trouble for CM 17-09-2013 06:01 PM

    Hyderabad: Yet another sticky wicket for former Ranji cricketer and now Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N Kiran Kumar Reddy. The AP High Court has found fault with a 2011 government order offering compensation to 70 Muslim youth for wrongful confinement after the 2007 Mecca Masjid blasts in Hyderabad. The court...
  • Fake Salman Khurshid account tweets on Syria cause flutter 28-08-2013 11:49 PM

    Amid reports of an impending Western military strike on Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons, a fake Twitter account of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid caused a flutter on Wednesday, saying the attack was to begin soon. The government complained to the San Francisco-headquartered company and the fake...
  • Congress may not get any electoral benefit from Telangana: MIM 01-08-2013 01:54 PM

    MIM which had vehemently opposed the creation of a separate state of Telangana said the Congress may not get any electoral benefit from it. MIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi said, "Fallout of this decision will be immense in those 25 seats and I hope Congress leadership must have kept that in...
  • MIM chief appeals for peace, says challenging time for people in Hyderabad 22-02-2013 12:11 AM

    MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi said those responsible for the blasts should be apprehended. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Asaduddin Owaisi 09-01-2013 11:27 PM

    MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi who was arrested on Tuesday for a hate speech has now been charged for waging war against the state and sedition. His plea to be transferred to a Hyderabad jail was rejected by a court on Wednesday. ...
  • Who is MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi? 08-01-2013 01:14 PM

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  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 03-01-2013 11:59 PM

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  • Hyderabad: Muslim groups seek end to 'economic blockade' 14-11-2012 04:11 PM

    Hyderabad: The United Muslim Action Committee of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday sought the intervention of the state human rights commission (SHRC) to end what it called the "economic blockade" of the old city of Hyderabad. The action committee, comprising various Muslim groups including Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM), alleged that the Congress...
  • MIM withdraws support to UPA over temple row 12-11-2012 02:55 PM

    Hyderabad: The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) on Monday withdrew support to the UPA government in the Centre accusing the Kiran Kumar Reddy government in Andhra Pradesh of high handedness on temple renovation issue at Old City area in Hyderabad. MIM has one MP, Asaduddin Owaisi, from Hyderabad in the UPA. MIM...
  • Hyderabad: 3 arrested in contract marriage case 05-11-2012 12:14 PM

    Hyderabad: Police have arrested three people including a bridegroom and a Muslim cleric who used to solemnise marriages following a sting operation on contract marriages by IBN7. The Muslim cleric has been suspended by the Minority Commission and the police are also investigating the role of some others in the...