Free Press Journal
  • Defer SC decision on Ram Temple till after LS poll in 2019: Owaisi

    Mumbai: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi today demanded deferment of the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit till after the Lok Sabha polls in 2019 as the issue will get “heavily politicised”.

  • BJP co-opts the Congress in Tripura, develops opportunism to a fine art

    Prima facie, it can seem that BJP has been able to achieve its objective of ushering in a Congress-mukt (free) India in the northeast, especially in Tripura, by being in a position to come to power in at least two of the three states which went to the polls last month. However, such a conclusion will be facile. The reason is that in Tripura, for instance, BJP succeeded in co-opting virtually all

  • Is Asaduddin Owaisi doing more harm than good to Indian Muslims?

    India is a sovereign and a Republic democracy. India got its independence from British in 1947 and chose to become a secular country and chose the path of humanity over sectarianism and is considered as a vibrant and throbbing democracy. Our neighbour, Pakistan, on the other hand, became a Muslim majority country and is somewhat a rigged and managed democracy.  Ever since the partition both the countries are still fighting over outstanding issues and

  • Mumbai: Shoe thrown at Asaduddin Owaisi while addressing a rally at Nagpada

    Mumbai/Aurangabad: A shoe was thrown at AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi while he was addressing a rally at Nagpada on Tuesday, the MP however remained unhurt. “I am willing to lay down my life for my democratic rights. These are all frustrated people who cannot see the government decision on triple talaq has not been accepted by masses in general and muslims in particular,” Owaisi told PTI.

  • Triple Talaq victim supports provision of punishment in Bill

    Bareilly: A victim of instant Triple Talaq, Farhana has welcomed the provision of punishment in the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 that seeks to criminalise this practice of divorce, ahead of its tabling in the Rajya Sabha. Farhana on Monday urged all parties to support the Bill in the upper house, adding that the punishment of three years would be a credible deterrence.

  • BJP slams Asaduddin Owaisi over remarks against Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Bangalore (Karnataka): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday criticised All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi over his statement against Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, saying that making sarcastic comments and questioning the integrity of a person were not justified.

  • Is Asaduddin Owaisi really fighting for Indian Muslims?

    India is world’s largest democracy and on Tuesday celebrated its 70th independence day with great fervour. Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the ramparts of red fort talked about development, inclusiveness, harmony, cohesion and said he wants to make ‘New India’ by 2022, when India will celebrate its 75th independence day, but is anyone listening or paying heed to PM’s vision? The past three years, ever since Modi regime came to power has been marked with conflicts,