SHAHNAWAZ HUSSAIN

  • PM Modi an answer to Pakistan sponsored terror acts: Shahnawaz Hussain December 6, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shahnawaz Hussain said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was answer to Pakistan sponsored terror acts. Twenty one people lost their lives in terror attacks in four town of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Hussain said, "PM Modi knows how to answer every act carried out by Pakistan." ...
  • Muslims in India more prosperous than in Pakistan: BJP November 23, 2014

    Poonch: Ahead of Assembly polls, BJP on Sunday attempted to strike a chord with the Muslim population here in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the Muslims in India were more prosperous as compared to the Muslims living in Pakistan. "Muslims living in India are more prosperous than the Muslims living in Pakistan...
  • Political war continues over Jawahar Lal Nehru's 125th birth anniversary November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The political war over commemorating national icons continues even after snubbing the PM and by not inviting the BJP or any of the NDA allies for the massive celebrations for Jawahar Lal Nehru's 125th birth anniversary. While addressing the party workers and leaders on the occasion of 125th birth...
  • People believe in PM Modi and BJP, says Shahnawaz Hussain October 19, 2014

    Delhi: With the BJP all set to form a government in Haryana and leading by a huge margin in Maharashtra, party leaders have started to credit Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the good show. Ironically, in the last Assembly elections, BJP had managed to win only 4 seats in Haryana where...
  • Bilawal Bhutto's comments on Kashmir 'irresponsible': BJP September 20, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party reacted strongly to Pakistani leader Bilawal Bhutto's comments on Kashmir calling them irresponsible. The PPP leader had earlier in the day said that he would take back Kashmir from India. ...
  • Marg Darshak Mandal a highpowered panel of veterans: BJP August 26, 2014

    BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain also hit out at the Congress for calling the Marg Darshak Mandal an oldage home for BJP veterans. ...
  • Nitish hails people's verdict; Shahnawaz takes responsibility of poll debacle August 25, 2014

    These bypolls were being touted by political pundits as the 'semifinal' before the fullfledged Bihar Assembly elections scheduled in the later half of 2015. ...
  • Watch: Politicians across party lines celebrate Eid together July 29, 2014

    Cutting across the party lines, polticians celebrate Eid together. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress's Ghulam Nabi Azad and the BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain offered prayers together in the spirit of Eid. They called for peace across the nation appealing to all communities to live together in harmony. ...
  • NDA leaders attend Iftar party by Ram Vilas Paswan July 28, 2014

    Several NDA leaders attended the Iftar party organised by Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan at the state headquarters of the Lok Janshakti Party. Paswan greeted and welcomed everybody on the occasion and prayed for development and prosperity of the nation as well as Bihar. Rashtriya...
  • Saharanpur violence: Rashid Alvi holds BJP responsible July 27, 2014

    Indian National Congress leader Rashid Alvi holds BJP responsible for the Saharanpur unrest. He says that they want to destroy and divide Uttar Pradesh. While on the other hand, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain says that the administration of the state has failed miserably and that they have developed a habit...
  • UP government is doing wrong: Shahnawaz Hussain July 26, 2014

    In connection with the temple clashes in Moradabad BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Saturday said that everybody has the right to pray. "There is no need to take permission from Mulayam Singh Yadav ji. UP government is doing wrong." ...
  • Budget to focus on putting economy back on track: Shahnawaz Hussain July 6, 2014

    Kolkata: The upcoming Union budget would focus on efforts to put the faltering economy back on track, senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Sunday said, accusing the previous UPA regime of derailing it. Hussain said the new government had inherited an "empty treasury" while the prices of oil were shooting up. ...
  • Government has taken cognizance of spying report: BJP July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has taken cognizance of the reports of the US spying over the BJP and it should not happen again, the party said on Wednesday. "The government has taken cognizance of the reports, and it is unfortunate. It should not happen again," Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Syed...
  • No change in BJP's stand on the Nihal Chand case: Shahnawaz Hussain June 20, 2014

    Defending Union Minister Nihal Chand, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said on Friday that the issue is being raked up after he became a minister at Centre. Nihal Chand, the Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers, has allegations of rape against him. ...
  • BJP leads in 18 seats, RJD ahead in 6 constituencies, Congress in front in 1 seat in Bihar May 16, 2014

    BJP is leading in 18 seats, Lalu Prasad's RJD is ahead in six constituencies while Congress is in front in one seat out of 40 in Bihar with Speaker Meira Kumar trailing in Sasaram. LJP and JD(U) are leading in six seats and four seats respectively while Rashtriya Lok Samata Party...
  • BJP doors are open to those who want to join us: Shahnawaz Hussain May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: While the Bharatiya Janata Party may have been claiming that there is a Narendra Modi wave in the country and it will on its own get more than 272 seats, the party is also trying to get more parties on board to avert any risk. Party spokesperson Shahnawaz...
  • Shahnawaz Hussain offers chadar at Khwaja Chisti's dargah May 13, 2014

    BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain on Tuesday offered a chadar at the dargah of Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. Hussain offered chadar with flowers at the mausoleum of the Sufi saint. Later, khadims (priests) performed turbantying (dastarbandi) ceremony also. ...
  • Shahnawaz attacks SP leader Abu Azmi over controversial remarks May 2, 2014

    Taking strong exception to controversial comments of Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi that DNA test of Muslims who do not vote for SP should be conducted, senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain today asked him why he was trying to act as "pope of Muslims." "Abu Azmi shall get his DNA...
  • Send Narendra Modi to Pakistan, says Lalu Prasad May 1, 2014

    Patna: Latching on to a Pakistan Minister's "destabilisation" remark against Narendra Modi, RJD leader Lalu Prasad on Thursday said the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate should be sent to Pakistan and then only any question of destabilisation will arise. Prasad also said that sending Modi to Pakistan was the "best medicine" forhim. "Send...
  • Now, Lalu Prasad calls Narendra Modi an 'executioner' April 30, 2014

    Targeting Narendra Modi on the issue of Gujarat riots, RJD President Lalu Prasad on Wednesday described the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate as an "executioner". "Narendra Modi is a 'jallad' (executioner), is a 'jallad', is a 'jallad'. It doesn't matter where he goes, where he comes or what he does," Prasad told...
  • Congress frustrated, has already conceded its defeat, claims Shahnawaz Hussain April 29, 2014

    BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain on Tuesday claimed that the Congress had conceded defeat even before the results of the Lok Sabha elections and said its frustration was clearly visible. "Frustration of Congress is clearly visible. For the first time, a party has surrendered even before the results are out," Hussain...
  • Show Me The Money: Shahnawaz Hussain's assets valued over Rs 4.7 crore April 25, 2014

    BJP leader from Bhagalpur, Shahnawaz Hussain has cash reserves of Rs 85,000. His investments and bank deposit are valued at Rs 11.6 lakh. He and his wife have jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh. Shehnawaz drives an ambassador worth Rs 1 lakh only. He and his wife have properties in Noida,...
  • Women, young voters turn up in large numbers in Bihar April 24, 2014

    Women and young voters comprised the majority of the electorate who came out on Thursday to cast their ballot for seven Lok Sabha seats and two state assembly seats in Bihar. The state saw 25 percent polling till noon. Additional chief electoral officer R Lakshmanan said voting was peaceful in the...
  • LS polls: Campaigning ends for Bihar’s third phase polling April 22, 2014

    Campaigning came to an end in seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar on Tuesday, including in high- profile Bhagalpur seat which would test acceptability of  Narendra Modi by the minority. Supual, Araria, Kisanganj, Katihar, Purnia and Banka besides Bhagalpur constituencies, spread over eight districts will go to the hustings in the...
  • How can Modi strengthen India when Muslims are afraid of him: Nitish Kumar April 22, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday mocked BJP's slogan of strong India under strong leadership and asked when "crores of Muslims get frightened in the name of their leader how it could be achieved". "A country like India will not become strong merely by increasing number of submarines, missiles or...
  • Muslims matter in this phase of Bihar polls April 22, 2014

    Bihar's seven parliamentary constituencies that vote on Thursday have a sizeable Muslim population whom candidates are earnestly wooing. Bihar's most backward pockets with high percentage of poverty, illiteracy and migration are part of the five constituencies - Kishanganj, Purnea, Araria, Katihar and Supaul - known as the Seemanchal region as they...
  • Campaigning in 117 constituencies for 6th phase to end today April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Campaigning for the crucial sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections in 117 constituencies will end on Tuesday. The 117 constituencies across 12 states will go for voting on April 24. Milind Deora, Meera Sanyal, Shahnawaz Hussain, Tariq Anwar, Mohammad Taslimuddin are amongst the big names in the fray. As...
  • Since the time of Nehru, Congress has been making false promises: Rajnath in Kahalgaon rally April 21, 2014

    BJP leader Rajnath Singh addressed an election rally at Kahalgaon in Bihar on Monday. The rally came at a time when Bihar leader Giriraj Singh, who is also the party candidate from Nawada, has sparked a row by saying, all those opposed to Narendra Modi should go to Pakistan as...
  • BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain faces tough battle in Bhagalpur April 21, 2014

    Unlike the last elections, it will not be a easy fight for BJP's lone Muslim MP Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, seeking to make a hat-trick from Bhagalpur, as his chances hang on the way his community as well as the Kurmis - the caste Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar belongs to...
  • Modi does not need a certificate from anyone: BJP on WikiLeaks March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party hit back at whistle-blower WikiLeaks and said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi does not need a certificate from anyone. BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said, "Narendra Modi does not need a certificate from anyone. People know he has been a true chief minister in...