Temple Row

  • FTP: Does India need universal toilets more than it needs temples? October 7, 2013

    Build toilets first and temples later, said Hindutva icon and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi last week. Speaking at a function organised in New Delhi for the youth, Modi said he dared to say so even though his image as a Hindutva leader did not allow him. A similar...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 3, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Owaisi says hatespeech CD doctored, sent to judicial custody January 16, 2013

    Adilabad: MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi on Wednesday denied that it was his voice in the hate speech CD, sources said. Owaisi was arrested for a hate speech made in December 2012 and the MIM leader has now said that the recording of that speech is that of someone else. The...
  • MIM withdraws support to UPA over temple row November 12, 2012

    Hyderabad: The MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) on Monday withdrew support to the UPA government in the Centre accusing the Kiran Kumar Reddy government in Andhra Pradesh of high handedness on temple renovation issue at Old City area in Hyderabad. MIM has one MP, Asaduddin Owaisi, from Hyderabad in the UPA. MIM...
  • MIM withdraws support to Cong govt in Andhra Pradesh November 12, 2012

    Hyderabad: The MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) on Monday withdrew support to the Congress government in Andhra Pradesh accusing the ruling party of high handedness on temple renovation issue at Old City area in Hyderabad. MIM has seven MLAs and one MP. Speaking to CNNIBN, MIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi said, "We are disappointed...
  • Hyderabad: MIM legislators held, tension over temple November 11, 2012

    Hyderabad: Police arrested five legislators of the MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) near Charminar on Sunday as tension mounted in the old city of Hyderabad over a temple row. MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi and four others were taken into custody while they gathered to ask police to stop expansion of Bhagylaxmi Temple. The MIM...