Asaduddin Owaisi first alleges Muslim hand behind Mecca Masjid blast, now offers help to victims family Society 

Asaduddin Owaisi first alleges Muslim hand behind Mecca Masjid blast, now offers help to victims family

Hyderabad: Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Asaduddin Owaisi who once alleged the Muslim hand behind the Mecca Masjid blast, on Wednesday said that if family members of the Mecca Masjid blast victim want to appeal against the verdict, then he is ready provide all sorts of legal help. The AIMIM leader known for its firebrand image, in an interview with Hindustan Times in 2007 had declared certain Muslims responsible for the Mecca Masjid blast. He accused Bilal, the India chief of the Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) for the terror incidents in the city. “There…

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Asaduddin Owaisi's party AIMIM not to contest Karnataka Assembly polls Current Affairs 

Asaduddin Owaisi’s party AIMIM not to contest Karnataka Assembly polls

Hyderabad: Taking a U-turn, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) led by Asaduddin Owaisi has decided not to contest the Karnataka state assembly elections scheduled to be held on May 12. Reports citing unnamed AIMIM source said that the party has taken the decision after a series of consultation wherein it was realized that contesting election might harm ‘secular parties’ in Karnataka. “Though we have ground in some segments and good chances, the party president felt that our presence there could end up spoiling the prospects of secular parties,” he said.…

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Distortion of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's interviews on Ayodhya issue Featured Society 

Distortion of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s interviews on Ayodhya issue and Syria comment

Recently some sections in the media have twisted Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s interviews regarding the Ayodhya issue and are calling Sri Sri anti-Muslim while also accusing him of fear mongering. It is quite absurd to hear that Sri Sri is against Muslims. If that were indeed the case, why would the Art of Living and its sister organizations get involved in trauma relief work and provide aid in the form of food, water and shelter in the conflict zones in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, etc. In fact within India too Sri…

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Asaduddin Owaisi’s extravagant daughter engagement draws flak from social activists Current Affairs 

Asaduddin Owaisi’s extravagant daughter engagement draws flak from social activists

Hyderabad: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi is drawing flak from some section of society and social activists for spending crores of money on the extravagant engagement ceremony of his elder daughter on Saturday. The social activists took to social media to express their displeasure alleging Hyderabad MP for not practicing what he preaches. Some media reports claimed that the family had spent Rs 6 crore for the event, where Rs 1.25 crore was spent only on imported (from Dubai) gold-plated plates and flower decoration, while Rs 85 lakh were spent on…

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Thousands of Muslim women protest against Triple Talaq Bill in Pune Current Affairs 

Thousands of Muslim women protest against Triple Talaq Bill in Pune

Pune: Thousands of Muslim women, mostly clad in hijab, on Saturday stepped out of their houses here in Pune to join a silent protest march against the Centre’s Triple Talaq Bill passed in the Lok Sabha last year. The rally led by AIMPLB’s member Asma Zahra began at 5pm from Jama Masjid on MG Road and culminated at Azam campus after the speech of Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi. Women holding placards, with varied slogans written, “We Reject Triple Talaq Bill”, “Government may change but not Sharia” etc. demanded that Muslim…

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Maulana Salman Nadwi suggests Babri site shift, AIMPLB rejects Current Affairs 

Maulana Salman Nadwi suggests Babri site shift, Muslim Personal Law Board rejects

Hyderabad: Amid controversy, 26th plenary of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) began in Hyderabad on Friday. The day before, a top cleric from Lucknow’s Nadwatul Ulema seminary stoked a controversy suggesting that land for a mosque and a university away from the disputed site in Ayodhya could be an option for Muslims. Maulana Sayyed Salman Hussaini Nadwi, who is also executive member of the AIMPLB was part of a team of six Muslims that met Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bengaluru on Thursday…

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Owaisi urges 3 years jail for those who call Indian Muslims 'Pakistani' Current Affairs 

Owaisi urges 3 years jail term for those who call Indian Muslims ‘Pakistani’

New Delhi: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi, has urged the government to bring a law to punish any person who calls an Indian Muslim “a Pakistani” with a three-year jail term. Speaking in Parliament, Owaisi said, “Bring a law that if any Muslim is called Pakistani, the person making such remarks will face a three-year jail term.” But added that his demand will not be heard and the BJP-led government will not bring such a bill. The AIMIM leader, who was taking part in the debate in the…

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Shoe thrown at AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi in Mumbai rally Current Affairs 

Shoe thrown at AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi in Mumbai rally

Mumbai: A shoe was thrown at the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi while he was addressing a rally on Tuesday at Nagpada in south Mumbai, the MP however remained unhurt. The incident took place around 9:45 pm during Owaisi’s speech against the triple talaq bill. The man who had thrown the shoe was taken into custody and a case has been registered by the police. Owaisi, unfazed with the incident did not stop his speech. He said, “I am willing to lay down my life for my…

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Owaisi urges 3 years jail for those who call Indian Muslims 'Pakistani' Current Affairs 

‘If Taslima Nasreen can become Modi’s sister, why can’t Rohingyas become his brothers?’ Asks Owaisi

Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday questioned Modi government’s decision over sending the Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar, saying if Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen, who has been living in India in exile since 1994 can be the sister of Prime Minister Modi, why can’t Rohingyas be his ‘brothers’. The Loksabha MP while addressing a public gathering late last night, attacking the NDA government over its stance on Rohingyas, who are fleeing Myanmar’s violence-hit Rakhine state said, “Is it humane that you want to send back…

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AIMPLB to constitute committee to inspect SC judgment on triple talaq Current Affairs 

AIMPLB to constitute committee to inspect SC judgment on triple talaq

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) executive committee members met to discuss the Supreme Court’s recent judgment on triple talaq on Sunday. But the meeting remained inconclusive on whether to challenge the Supreme Court’s judgment declaring triple talaq as unconstitutional. While ‘respecting the judgment’ the working committee decided to constitute a committee to examine the judgment ‘to see the inconsistency, if any, with Shariat’. At the same time, the committee to be constituted will advise the board on methods and process for ‘undertaking large scale community reform programme…

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