Muhammad Ali Jinnah

 BJP MP Savitri Phule calls Jinnah 'great man', says he contributed to India's Independence

BJP MP Savitri Phule calls Jinnah 'great man', says he contributed to India's Independence

A controversy has broken out over a portrait of Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah in the Aligarh Muslim University.

May 11, 2018, 00:20 AM IST
Jinnah portrait in AMU since 1938, controversy over a non-issue: AMU vice chancellor Tariq Mansoor

Jinnah portrait in AMU since 1938, controversy over a non-issue: AMU vice chancellor Tariq Mansoor

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor has said that the controversy over portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the varsity is a non-issue. Pointing that the portrait had been at AMU since 1938, he further said that the students protest in the campus had not no relation with the controversy.

May 09, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
Muslims are not idol worshipers, they should not worry about Jinnah portrait: Ramdev

Muslims are not idol worshipers, they should not worry about Jinnah portrait: Ramdev

Since Muslims are not idol worshipers, they should not worry too much about Jinnah's portrait removal, Baba Ramdev has said.

May 09, 2018, 06:50 AM IST
Jinnah portrait row: AMU issues notice to students, holds media responsible for spreading lies

Jinnah portrait row: AMU issues notice to students, holds media responsible for spreading lies

Requesting the students to not fall for such information, VC Tariq Mansoor advised them to focus on the examinations.

May 08, 2018, 17:12 PM IST
AMU postpones exams till May 12 over Jinnah portrait controversy

AMU postpones exams till May 12 over Jinnah portrait controversy

The Aligarh Muslim University has deferred the varsity examinations in the wake of the ongoing controversy over a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the campus. The exams have reportedly been postponed will May 12.

May 07, 2018, 08:16 AM IST
Mani Shankar Aiyar fires a fresh salvo, lauds Jinnah, faces BJP heat

Mani Shankar Aiyar fires a fresh salvo, lauds Jinnah, faces BJP heat

Amid the row over Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s portrait in the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has sparked a fresh row by referring to the Muslim leader as Quaid-e-Azam.

May 06, 2018, 08:57 AM IST
After uproar in AMU, now a row over Jinnah House and hall in Mumbai

After uproar in AMU, now a row over Jinnah House and hall in Mumbai

Mumbai BJP MLA Prabhat Lodha has demanded that Jinnah House and Jinnah Hall should be converted to cultural centres and that Jinnah’s name must be removed from them.

May 06, 2018, 07:08 AM IST
Jinnah portrait row: Islamic body questions 'rationale' behind demand for portrait removal, BJP hits out

Jinnah portrait row: Islamic body questions 'rationale' behind demand for portrait removal, BJP hits out

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has questioned the rationale behind the demands to remove the portrait of Pakistan founder from the AMU history.

May 05, 2018, 18:39 PM IST
Protests grow at AMU over Jinnah portrait controversy as students from JNU, Jamia, Allahabad University join

Protests grow at AMU over Jinnah portrait controversy as students from JNU, Jamia, Allahabad University join

The students are demanding an inquiry into BJP MP Satish Gautam for allegedly communalising the campus.

May 05, 2018, 07:57 AM IST
Row over Jinnah in AMU: Muslim Mahasangh in Rampur announces Rs 1 lakh reward for burning photo

Row over Jinnah in AMU: Muslim Mahasangh in Rampur announces Rs 1 lakh reward for burning photo

Blaming Jinnah for having broken the country at the time of partition, Farhat - the national head of All-India Muslim Mahasangh - announced the reward.

May 04, 2018, 17:35 PM IST
After BJP, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind wants Muhammad Ali Jinnah's portrait removed from AMU, Congress calls move 'political gimmick'

After BJP, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind wants Muhammad Ali Jinnah's portrait removed from AMU, Congress calls move 'political gimmick'

Congress has termed the BJP's demand for removing the portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah from the AMU as nothing but a political gimmick.

May 02, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
BJP MP wants Jinnah portrait removed from Aligarh Muslim University, sparks row

BJP MP wants Jinnah portrait removed from Aligarh Muslim University, sparks row

Jinnah served as the leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until 14 August 1947 and then as Pakistan's first Governor-General until his death on 11 September 1948.

May 01, 2018, 21:37 PM IST

Jinnah initially did not want a Pakistan for Muslims: Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah claimed that Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, did not want to “divide” India and create a separate nation for Muslims. The entire partition took place because top political leaders of the time, including Jawaharlal Nehru, Maulana Azad and Sardar Patel, refused to accept minority status for Muslims and Sikhs in the country.

Mar 04, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
Chowk in Pakistan where Bhagat Singh was hanged to be named after him? Plea filed

Chowk in Pakistan where Bhagat Singh was hanged to be named after him? Plea filed

Eighty-six years after Bhagat Singh was hanged, a Pakistani court is seeking to rename the Shaadman Chowk in Lahore where he was hanged. The plea also calls for the installation of a statue of the freedom fighter there.

Feb 23, 2018, 06:38 AM IST
Jinnah's daughter Dina Wadia's funeral to be held in New York

Jinnah's daughter Dina Wadia's funeral to be held in New York

The funeral of Dina Wadia, daughter and the only child of Pakistan`s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, shall take place in New York on Friday, official sources here said.

Nov 03, 2017, 15:36 PM IST
Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s daughter Dina Wadia passes away at 98

Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s daughter Dina Wadia passes away at 98

Jinnah had raised Dina alone after his separation from his wife Rattanbai Petit. 

Nov 02, 2017, 21:29 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif's party accuses Imran Khan of submitting fake documents in Supreme Court

Nawaz Sharif's party accuses Imran Khan of submitting fake documents in Supreme Court

Pakistan's a three-member Supreme Court bench on Monday resumed hearing in the foreign funding case against Imran. He faces disqualification if found guilty.

Jul 31, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
What happened when a girl invoked Mohammad Ali Jinnah and exposed Pakistan – Watch viral video

What happened when a girl invoked Mohammad Ali Jinnah and exposed Pakistan – Watch viral video

Not only was Saba made to cut down her speech but also taken to task by Sahir Lodhi.

Jun 01, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi should give Jinnah House to Jinnah's daughter: Subramanian​ Swamy

 BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday suggested that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should hand over Jinnah House in Mumbai to the only daughter of founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Sep 30, 2016, 00:18 AM IST
This mind-blowing video on 'Muhammad Ali Jinnah - The man who divided India' is MUST WATCH for every Indian

This mind-blowing video on 'Muhammad Ali Jinnah - The man who divided India' is MUST WATCH for every Indian

On the occasion of 70th Independence Day, here is a mind-blowing short film on 'Muhammad Ali Jinnah - The man who divided India'.

Aug 15, 2016, 16:30 PM IST