Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

  • BJP faces the heat as leaders make controversial remarks 20-04-2014 11:12 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is in the dock over several controversial remarks by its leaders. While Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh said that all those who oppose the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will have to go to Pakistan after the Lok Sabha elections, former party president Nitin Gadkari...
  • BJP will probe allegations against Robert Vadra: Naqvi 14-04-2014 11:08 PM

    New Delhi: Asserting that the "corrupt will not be spared" once a BJP government comes to power, party vice president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Monday that there will be a probe against Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. "We will not spare the corrupt. Each one...
  • Need to find solution for Ram temple: Naqvi 14-04-2014 11:03 PM

    New Delhi: BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that a solution needed to be found to the Ram temple issue within the constitutional framework. Interacting with women journalists at India Women's Press Corps (IWPC), Naqvi said also tried to shift responsibility of Babri mosque demolition in 1992 to...
  • Pawar, Congress's defeat evident on their faces: Naqvi 13-04-2014 11:43 PM

    The BJP has slammed Sharad Pawar over his remark. Party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that let it be Pawar or Congress, they are sure of their defeat. It is evident on their faces and their words. Earlier in the day, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar tweeted "Someone is dreaming to...
  • Congress, BJP ask Mulayam to immediately apologise for rape remarks 11-04-2014 03:41 PM

    Slamming Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for his rape remarks, Congress and BJP on Friday said that he should immediately apologise and take back his words. "Comments by such a senior leader is not only objectionable, but also it is sad and shameful. Mulayam Singh's remarks show that how...
  • No time limit on releasing election manifesto: BJP 04-04-2014 04:11 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has said it will release its manifesto on April 7. It has also refuted reports that the manifesto has been delayed due to party infighting. ...
  • BJP moves EC on Sonia's meeting with Jama Masjid imam 03-04-2014 10:58 PM

    BJP on Thursday approached the Election Commission on Sonia Gandhi's meeting with Jama Masjid Shahi Imam to seek his help in ensuring that the community's votes did not get split, saying the step was a violation of the model code and demanded stern action. BJP also alleged that such a...
  • Police detain Sabir Ali's wife for holding protest outside Naqvi's house 31-03-2014 03:11 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has detained Yasmin Ali, the wife of expelled Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali, for protesting outside BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's residence. The police requested Yasmin to move away from Naqvi's residence. Yasmin was on a dharna outside Naqvi's house over his remarks against her...
  • Give proof or apologise: Sabir Ali to Naqvi 30-03-2014 08:16 PM

    Former JD-U leader Sabir Ali Sunday said BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi should either substantiate his allegations or apologise for his comment that Ali has terror links. "I ask Naqvi to either give me proof or apologise. A defamation notice has been prepared and will be sent to him through...
  • Sending legal notice to Naqvi, he must apologise soon: Sabir Ali 30-03-2014 02:41 PM

    New Delhi: Angered by the comments of Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi over his alleged links with Indian Mujahideen mastermind Yasin Bhatkal, expelled JDU leader Sabir Ali said that he will be sending a legal notice to the Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson. Sabir Ali also demanded an apology from Naqvi saying that...
  • Sabir Ali goes the Pramod Muthalik way, BJP leaders question the move 29-03-2014 10:42 PM

    New Delhi: Within 24 hours, the Bharatiya Janata Party annulled the membership of expelled Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali after opposition in the party over his alleged links with terror outfit Indian Mujahideen. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh had also expressed its displeasure over Ali's induction. BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas...
  • Sabir Ali to drag Naqvi to court for terror link claims 29-03-2014 07:25 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party annulled the membership of expelled Janata Dal United spokesperson Sabir Ali, the leader said he would file a defamation case against BJP's Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who had claimed that Ali had links with Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal. Ali said, "I am...
  • The purpose is served: Naqvi on Sabir Ali's membership annulment 29-03-2014 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who raised the banner of protest against entry of expelled Janata Dal United MP Sabir Ali, on Saturday expressed satisfaction over the annulment of the induction of the "controversial" figure and said the matter is closed for him now. Naqvi,...
  • Infighting, RSS opposition force BJP to annul Sabir Ali's membership 29-03-2014 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: Under pressure from its leaders and the RSS the Bharatiya Janata Party has annulled the membership of expelled JDU leader Sabir Ali. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the decision on Sabir Ali has been taken by party president Rajnath Singh. Reacting to the cancellation of his...
  • Many BJP leaders were not informed about Modi-Sabir Ali meet: sources 29-03-2014 01:09 PM

    New Delhi: The divide in the Bharatiya Janata Party is deepening ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Sources now say that BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi kept party leaders in the dark as he initiated the induction of expelled JDU leader Sabir Ali into the party. Sources have told...
  • After rebellion in BJP, Sabir Ali offers his membership be put on hold 29-03-2014 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: Amidst displeasure among Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, Sabir Ali has now said that his membership of the party should be put on hold till party leaders' charges against him are cleared. This comes after BJP leaders Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Vinay Katiyar accused Ali of being close to...
  • BJP inducting Sabir Ali leads to a storm, RSS backs Naqvi's rebellion 29-03-2014 08:29 AM

    New Delhi: The open war in the Bharatiya Janata Party is seeing new turns each day. A day after senior BJP leaders Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Vinay Katiyar slammed the party for inducting expelled JD(U) leader Sabir Ali, the RSS too has expressed displeasure. RSS leader Ram Madhav tweeted, "Sabir...
  • News 360: Dissent in BJP over Sabir Ali's induction 28-03-2014 09:08 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party spokeperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has openly revolted against party's decision to induct expelled JDU leader Sabir Ali on Twitter. ...
  • After Bhatkal's friend, Dawood will join BJP: Naqvi on Sabir Ali 28-03-2014 08:22 PM

    New Delhi: The discontent within the Bharatiya Janata Party over the induction of expelled Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali has come out in the open with senior party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi coming out strongly against the decision. And angry Naqvi tweeted, "Terrorist Bhatakal friend joins BJP. Soon accepting...
  • Narendra Modi to address 185 rallies 25-03-2014 12:15 AM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address 185 "Bharat Vijay rallies" across the country beginning March 26, a party leader said on Monday. Bharatiya Janata Party vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Modi will address 185 rallies in 295 Lok Sabha constituencies from Wednesday. He said apart from Modi,...
  • 'Modi is an ambassador of development, not a symbol of fear' 21-03-2014 03:47 PM

    Stating that Narendra Modi was an "ambassador of development" and not a "symbol of fear", BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has hit out at "vested interests" for claiming that the party had not done justice to the Muslim community in handing out tickets for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls....
  • Narendra Modi a face of development, not fear among Muslims: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi 15-03-2014 07:17 PM

    Jaipur: BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said his party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has emerged as a "face and icon of development", and not that of "fear" among the country's Muslim population. Addressing a public meeting in Alwar's Tijara area, Naqvi accused the Congress party of...
  • BJP attacks Kejriwal, says he is not a common man 09-03-2014 04:17 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Arvind Kejriwal travels in Jets and Mercedes. He still not vacated the house that was allotted to him when he was the chief minister. "He contradicting himself when he says he is an aam aadmi" Naqvi added. ...
  • Congress leaders in 'depression of defeat', need treatment: BJP 09-03-2014 04:02 PM

    BJP on Sunday attacked Congress leader Digvijay Singh for his barbs at Narendra Modi over his marital status, saying his comments reflected the "depression" creeping in the ruling party leaders over their "certain" defeat in Lok Sabha polls. Congress leaders have sunk into "depression of defeat", party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas...
  • Shinde's comments an expression of depression before defeat: BJP 25-02-2014 11:20 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde for his remarks on crushing the media. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said, "This is not the first time the Congress has said this. The same person talked about saffron terrorism. They also made fun of poverty line....
  • BJP takes dig on AAP, says Kejriwal and colleagues are 'unguided missiles' 22-01-2014 08:05 PM

    Against the backdrop of Arvind Kejriwal's protest in New Delhi, BJP on Wednesday equated the Delhi Chief Minister and his party colleagues with "unguided missiles" and said they should behave responsibly as they are bound by the Constitution. The party also ridiculed Congress for its outside support to the Aam...
  • BJP meet to focus on Lok Sabha polls 15-01-2014 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP's national executive and national council will meet for three days from Friday to chalk out a strategy for the Lok Sabha election. BJP vice president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the national executive will meet on Friday at the NDMC Convention centre in New Delhi. He said...
  • Sexual harassment: Justice Ganguly should be investigated, says BJP 24-12-2013 01:30 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party said retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly should be investigated in the sexual harassment case. Party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said, "The law should take its course. This case should not be politicised. The allegations are worrying, but the statements of the alleged victim and Justice...
  • BJP backs Section 377, says western culture cannot be brought to India 15-12-2013 11:32 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is sticking to its stand on Section 377 and has supported Supreme Court's ruling making gay sex illegal. The BJP on Sunday said western culture cannot be brought to India. Backing party President Rajanth Singh's views on Section 377, BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi...