Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

  • BJP holds Parliamentary party meet to discuss bills July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday held a parliamentary party meet to discuss the different bills to be tabled in the ongoing session in Parliament. According to sources, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu told party MPs that they must heed to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's...
  • Hindi directive row escalates; Maya, Jaya oppose Modi government's move June 20, 2014

    Chennai: The age-old 'linguistic war' in the Indian society has reached a new level altogether with the Union Home Ministry issuing directives to use Hindi for interactions on the social media and different voices emerging from regional parties on the issue. While DMK chief Karunanidhi had on Thursday strongly opposed...
  • Naqvi on promoting Hindi language June 20, 2014

    In a tweet written in Hindi, Naqvi cited that the Hindi needed to be promoted as it was increasing being perceived that only the English speaking were the intelligent lot. ...
  • Need to dispel the perception that only English speakers are intelligent: BJP June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Adding fuel to the ongoing 'linguistic war', Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said that a person who speaks Hindi was considered illiterate while the English speaking populace was considered elite. In a tweet written in Hindi, Naqvi cited that the Hindi needed to be promoted...
  • BJP hits out at SP government over dismal law and order situation, says it has failed June 16, 2014

    The Centre on Monday expressed concern over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh with BJP slamming the Akhilesh Yadav government there for the present state of affairs even as Congress demanded strict action against trouble-makers and miscreants. "This should not be taken as some politics being done by us...
  • West Bengal: BJP team targets Mamata Banerjee government in its report to Rajnath Singh June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming as "precarious" the law and order situation in West Bengal, a BJP team on Friday handed over a report to Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the ground scenario in the state in the wake of the violent attacks on party workers and demanded urgent measures to rectify...
  • BJP, Congress blame UP government for politician Vijay Pandit's murder June 9, 2014

    The BJP and the Congress on Sunday blamed the Uttar Pradesh government for the murder of BJP leader Vijay Pandit, who was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Greater Noida near the national capital Saturday night. Bharatiya Janata party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said there was "no law and order in...
  • Situation of West Bengal worse than it was under Left regime: BJP May 31, 2014

    Kolkata: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday alleged that the law and order situation in West Bengal was worse than it was under the Left rule as its team reached the state to assess the situation following attack on party workers allegedly by ruling Trinamool Congress activists in North 24-Parganas. "The...
  • BJP faces the heat as leaders make controversial remarks April 20, 2014

    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 April 14, 2014

    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 who...
  • Need to find solution for Ram temple: Naqvi April 14, 2014

    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 then...
  • Pawar, Congress's defeat evident on their faces: Naqvi April 13, 2014

    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...
  • Congress, BJP ask Mulayam to immediately apologise for rape remarks April 11, 2014

    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 much...
  • No time limit on releasing election manifesto: BJP April 4, 2014

    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 April 3, 2014

    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 meeting...
  • Police detain Sabir Ali's wife for holding protest outside Naqvi's house March 31, 2014

    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 husband. Ali,...
  • Give proof or apologise: Sabir Ali to Naqvi March 30, 2014

    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 my...
  • Sending legal notice to Naqvi, he must apologise soon: Sabir Ali March 30, 2014

    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 March 29, 2014

    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 Naqvi...
  • Sabir Ali to drag Naqvi to court for terror link claims March 29, 2014

    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 in...
  • The purpose is served: Naqvi on Sabir Ali's membership annulment March 29, 2014

    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, who...
  • Infighting, RSS opposition force BJP to annul Sabir Ali's membership March 29, 2014

    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 membership,...
  • Many BJP leaders were not informed about Modi-Sabir Ali meet: sources March 29, 2014

    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 CNN-IBN...
  • After rebellion in BJP, Sabir Ali offers his membership be put on hold March 29, 2014

    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 March 29, 2014

    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 Ali's...
  • News 360: Dissent in BJP over Sabir Ali's induction March 28, 2014

    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 March 29, 2014

    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 March 25, 2014

    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, senior leaders...
  • 'Modi is an ambassador of development, not a symbol of fear' March 21, 2014

    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. The...