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MIM pocket borough since 1984 in Hyderabad

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 14:15

This city of Charminar may be plagued by bad roads and erratic supply of drinking water but the Owaisi family-led Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen party, which does not even have a manifesto, has been winning this Lok Sabha seat since 1984 banking on Muslim votes.

Court asks police to probe plaint against MIM MLA Quadri

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 22:57

Court directed police to investigate a complaint against Majlis Ithehadul Musalmeen (MIM) MLA Ahmed Pasha Quadri for making objectionable remarks about Mahatma Gandhi`s statue in state Assembly.

Hoax bomb call creates panic in Charminar

Last Updated: Friday, January 18, 2013, 22:07

Panic struck Charminar and surrounding areas here on Friday after an anonymous caller claimed that a bomb was placed on the historic monument, police said.

Complaint against MIM MLA Ahmed Pasha Quadri for remarks about Gandhi`s statue

Last Updated: Friday, January 18, 2013, 19:40

A complaint was received against Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA from Charminar, Ahmed Pasha Quadri, for alleged remarks about statue of Mahatma Gandhi in state Assembly premises in Hyderabad.

Concern over construction of temple within Charminar premises

Last Updated: Friday, December 07, 2012, 20:03

A DMK member expressed concern in the Lok Sabha over construction of a temple within the premises of the famous Charminar in Hyderabad.

Babri anniversary passes off peacefully in Hyderabad

Last Updated: Thursday, December 06, 2012, 17:16

The 20th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid Thursday passed off peacefully here amid tight security, police said. A shutdown was called by Muslim organisations to mark the day.

Six cars set afire in old Hyderabad

Last Updated: Monday, November 19, 2012, 13:52

The communally-sensitive area was simmering over alleged expansion of the temple abutting the Charminar in violation of court orders.

MIM withdraws support to AP government, informs Governor

Last Updated: Saturday, November 17, 2012, 22:11

Owaisi said his party was compelled to take the decision due to "communal" behaviour of Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy.

Old Hyderabad tense after fresh violence near Charminar

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 15:40

Violence broke out once again near Charminar in the old city of Hyderabad Friday over a temple row.

Reports of change of guard in Andhra speculative: Azad

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 23:13

Congress on Thursday dismissed as speculative reports about change of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and PCC chief B Satyanarayana Rao.

Security beefed up in Old City area of Hyderabad

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 23:09

Sporadic incidents of violence had taken place in Old City after the MIM leaders were taken into preventive custody as they were marching towards Bhagyalakshmi temple to hold protests.

Old Hyderabad peaceful, police ease restrictions

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 18:16

Authorities eased restrictions around the historic Charminar Wednesday, providing some relief to the people reeling under curfew-like situation in the old-city of Hyderabad, police said.