Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicAIMIM

Topic: AIMIM

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.

‘So-called secular’ parties competing with Modi to prove they are the bigger Hindus, says Owaisi

Days after SP chief Akhilesh Yadav ruled out an alliance with the AIMIM, Owaisi says he is ready to ally with any party except Congress & BJP.

Jailed gangster-MLA Mukhtar Ansari gets AIMIM offer for UP polls after BSP shuns him

The 58-year-old Mukhar Ansari, who is currently in Banda Jail, is charged in over 50 criminal cases, including murder and kidnapping.

Owaisi to begin three-day UP visit with Ayodhya as AIMIM gears up for assembly fight

AIMIM has made it a point to refer to Ayodhya by its old name 'Faizabad', a fact that political observers have picked up on. Owaisi will be travelling to UP next week.

On Camera

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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