Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicAsaduddin Owaisi

Topic: Asaduddin Owaisi

‘Want to feel safe without Z security too’: Owaisi explains why he rejected Modi govt’s request

In interview to ThePrint, AIMIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi denies allegations of being BJP's B-team, says India's Muslim community has been otherised.

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'.

Amit Shah requests AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi to accept ‘Z’ category security

New Delhi:  Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday requested Asaduddin Owaisi, president of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, to accept Z category security offered...

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.

UP man arrested for firing at Owaisi’s car posted pics with BJP leaders, had party membership card

Sachin Pandit was arrested for allegedly opening fire on AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's vehicle Thursday. On Facebook, he shared posts targeting Muslims, pics with BJP leaders.

SC must step in and end the 15-yr-long farce of cases against Gere-Shilpa Shetty public kiss

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Day after attack on Asaduddin Owaisi’s convoy, govt decides to give him ‘Z’ category security

The AIMIM chief’s car came under attack in Hapur while he was returning to Delhi after attending election-related events in western Uttar Pradesh Thursday evening.

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.

‘Dark day, head hung in shame’ — Nagaland deaths spark furore over AFSPA in Parliament

AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi demands repeal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act and Congress’ Pradyut Bordoloi seeks amendment to the legislation.  

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.