Owaisi

  • BJP MP Bidhuri and Owais scuffle in Parliament over Shiv Sena force feeding muslim staff issue July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Parliament witnessed the unprecedented scene of a MP abusing and charging to manhandle another member inside the Lok Sabha on Wednesday during the discussion on allegations of some Shiv Sena MPs force feeding and breaking the Ramzan fast of a Muslim staff member of Maharashtra Sadan in New...
  • Can Narendra Modi reach out to minorities? May 17, 2014

    MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that Narendra Modi has not done much for Muslims for the 2002 riots in his own state. ...
  • 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?...
  • MPs Rating: Asaduddin Owaisi scores 5.7 on a scale of 10 March 27, 2014

    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 law...
  • 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....
  • A Billion Votes: Can Telangana Bill resurrect Congress fortunes? February 18, 2014

    After days of protest and an unprecedented decision to black out the live telecast of the proceedings, Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013 (Telangana Bill) by a voice vote even as several MPs called it the "murder of democracy". ...
  • Passage of Telangana Bill is a historic event: Khurshid February 18, 2014

    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' January 24, 2014

    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 September 17, 2013

    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 August 28, 2013

    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 account...
  • Congress may not get any electoral benefit from Telangana: MIM August 1, 2013

    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...
  • 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...
  • Uproar in Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha over hike in petrol price March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Parliament on Monday was adjourned till noon amid vociferous protests by the Opposition over the recent hike in petrol prices. Members of Left parties, Trinamool and AIADMK trooped into the Well of the Lok Sabha while BJP members shouted slogans from their seats against the hike. In the Rajya...
  • Asaduddin Owaisi detained for organising rally without permission March 2, 2013

    Bangalore: MIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi was on Saturday detained by the Karnataka police in Bidar for allegedly organising a rally without permission. The police also claim that Owaisi was carrying a weapon. The MP, who was later released, has been asked to submit his gun license details. If he fails to produce...
  • 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...
  • MIM chief appeals for peace, says challenging time for people in Hyderabad February 22, 2013

    MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi condemned the blasts in Hyderabad and said those responsible should be apprehended. Owaisi said it was a challenging time for people in Hyderabad. ...
  • Hate speech: Akbaruddin Owaisi released from jail February 16, 2013

    Adilabad: After spending 38 days in a local prison, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul 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...
  • Hate speech: Court to record Owaisi's voice sample February 12, 2013

    Hyderabad: An Adilabad court will record the voice sample of MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi on Tuesday who has been charged for making inflammatory speeches in December 2012 and has been in jail since January 9. Forensic experts had on February 5 recorded Owaisi's voice in a court, which had also extended...
  • 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: Majlis-e-Ittehadul 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 Majlis-e-Ittehadul 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 Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul 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 Majlis-e-Ittehadul 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 Majlis-e-Ittehadul 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...