Syed Ahmed Bukhari

  • BJP files complain against Shahi Imam for openly endorsing Congress 07-04-2014 02:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party filed a complaint with the Election Commission against Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari for openly endorsing the Congress. The BJP claimed that by openly endorsing the Congress, Bukhari has tried to communalise elections. Bukhari had said that the Congress is the only...
  • Sonia's move to seek Shahi Imam's support will boomerang: Venkaiah 06-04-2014 05:27 PM

    BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that Congress chief Sonia Gandhi had called on the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari as she was "frustrated" with the lectoral scenario and predicted her venture would "boomerang". "She is frustrated with the emerging poll scenario. So she called...
  • Bukhari's appeal to vote for Cong his personal opinion: Jairam Ramesh 05-04-2014 11:00 PM

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday described Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari's appeal to Muslims to support Congress as his "personal" opinion and said the electoral battle was between RSS and Congress. "I have been saying it is a battle between the RSS and the Congress. Polarisation...
  • By meeting Imam, Sonia Gandhi committed 'blunder': Jethmalani 05-04-2014 07:47 PM

    Senior Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani on Saturday said Congress President Sonia Gandhi had committed a "blunder" by meeting Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari. Talking to reporters in Madurai, he said Congress spoke about secularism and seek support of Muslim clerics for votes. The party had been...
  • SP leader Azam Khan urges Syed Ahmed Bukhari to reconsider support to Congress 05-04-2014 05:04 PM

    Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has urged Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari to reconsider his decision to support Congress, saying his appeal to Muslims could divide the community. "By an appeal favoring a faint Congress, the strength of the Muslim community or electorate will be fractured...
  • Kerala: BJP slams Sonia for meeting Bukhari 05-04-2014 04:15 PM

    Kochi: Hitting out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi for meeting Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari, BJP on Saturday said a "deliberate" attempt was being made to "communalise" the Lok Sabha polls. "A deliberate attempt is being made by Sonia Gandhi to communalise the election," BJP leader Ravi...
  • Lalu welcomes Bukhari's appeal, demands ban on BJP, RSS 05-04-2014 02:59 PM

    RJD President Lalu Prasad on Saturday welcomed Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari's appeal to the Muslims to vote for his party and Congress, and demanded a ban on both the BJP and RSS. "Imam Bukhari has made a patriotic appeal to save the nation. We are seeing...
  • Bukhari declares support for Congress, TMC says can’t trust SP, BSP or BJP 04-04-2014 04:48 PM

    Muslim leader Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Friday announced his support for the Congress in the upcoming Lok Sabha election. "I had a detailed discussion with Congress president Sonia Gandhi on various issues related to Muslims. I announce my support for the Congress for the general elections," said Bukhari. He said...
  • Mamata will make a better PM for secular India, says Syed Ahmed Bukhari 24-02-2014 05:33 PM

    Ahead of Lok Sabha election, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday received a shot in the arm when Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Monday lauded her work for the minorities in West Bengal, and said she would make a better prime minister for secular...
  • Poll code violation case: Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid fails to appear in court 10-12-2013 02:06 PM

    The Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Tuesday failed to appear before a court in Muzaffarnagar in a case related to alleged violation of model code of conduct during 2007 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. Chief Judicial Magistrate KP Singh in September had issued non bailable warrant...
  • Team Anna meet Jama Masjid imam Bukhari 23-08-2011 08:13 PM

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare's associates Arvind Kejriwal and Kiran Bedi met Jama Masjid imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari in New Delhi after he expressed unhappiness over their failure to involve Muslims into their campaign, but failed to break ice with the cleric. Bukhari had expressed strong resentment and sought to know...
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