Communal violence, exclusion and assaults on religious freedom were listed as major issues before Indian Muslims during the Golden Jubilee function of the All India Muslim Majlis-e- Mushawarat (AIMMM). Held on a bright Monday, August 31, in New Delhi’s India Islamic Cultural Centre, the function was attended by hundreds of Muslim intellectuals, heads of community …
Contrary to Owaisi’s latest move, some political observers had held the view that given the weak organisational structure of the MIM in Bihar and late entry in the state, Owaisi was unlikely to jump into assembly election. For example, senior journalist and political commentator, Khurshid Hashmi said that if Owaisi had been serious about Bihar election, he would have launched his campaign much earlier as he did in UP.
An association of Pasmanda Muslims has said that it may consider supporting the Bharatiya Janta Party if it accepts its demands that include proportionate share in power.
An Interview with the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Amir (National President) MAULANA JALALUDDIN OMARI conducted by MISHAB IRIKKUR, MOHAMMAD RAGHIB and ABHAY KUMAR
The judgment has evoked mixed response. The political elites and parties along with religious leaders have responded in more than one way and some have supported the Supreme Court judgement while others are against it. But a strong protest against the verdict has been lodged by progressive, left circles backed up by English language media.