Friday, 30 September, 2022
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Topic: AIMIM

As 4 AIMIM candidates win in MP civic polls debut, here’s what it means for Owaisi party

AIMIM also came third in 2 mayoral elections, including in Burhanpur where it got some 10,000 votes while BJP narrowly edged out Congress to win. Results of first phase announced Sunday.

Yogi Adityanath wants ‘balance’ after UN predicts India’s population will surpass China’s

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi slams the UP chief minister for ‘spreading fake news’, says India’s fertility rate is below replacement level.

Day after violence, PDA conducts demolition drive at Javed Ahmed’s residence in Prayagraj

Earlier, the Prayagraj Development Authority (PDA) had issued a demolition notice at his residence, asking him to vacate the house by 11 am today as it is 'illegally constructed'.

MP IAS officer, whose triple talaq book was burnt, now gets govt notice on ‘Kashmir Files’ tweets

Madhya Pradesh govt Thursday served show-cause notice to Niyaz Khan over tweets asking Vivek Agnihotri to make a film on killings of Muslims. Khan says he did nothing that violates law.

AIMIM wants to join MVA to make 3-wheeler rickshaw a ‘comfortable car’, Sena rejects offer

Shiv Sena, the senior-most in MVA, rejected the suggestion saying the party can never ally with someone who bows down before Aurangzeb. Congress and NCP give measured reactions.

Owaisi’s AIMIM fails UP test again, wins 0.5% voteshare but none of 97 seats contested

For UP polls, AIMIM was in alliance with Babu Singh Kushwaha’s Jan Adhikar Party, and Bharat Mukti Morcha. AIMIM has roughly won 3.4 lakh votes in the UP assembly elections.

Bahubali politicians out on a limb in UP polls, parties now prefer their wives, sons

Mukhtar Ansari, Atiq Ahmed, Indra Pratap Tiwari, Gayatri Prajapati…many politicians with a criminal past have been denied tickets by parties, kin chosen to retain support bases.

Amit Shah requests Owaisi to accept Z-category security, says he still faces security threat

Home Minister Amit Shah gives statement in Rajya Sabha on 3 Feb gunshot attack on AIMIM chief, says his 'unwillingness to avail security' meant police efforts 'did not succeed'.

Opposition is silent on gunshots at Owaisi. They’re wrong to think it will trigger Hindus

Opposition leaders are wrong about Hindus. Most of them are intelligent and liberal enough to smile at even Owaisi's most provocative remarks.

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi’s car ‘fired upon’ during campaign trip in UP, 1 detained

Attack happened at UP’s Chhajarsi toll gate in Hapur while the leader was on his way to Delhi from Meerut. Police say too early to confirm motive.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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