Muslim votes

Don’t want Muslim votes, would mean ignoring their crimes: Rajasthan BJP MLA

Don’t want Muslim votes, would mean ignoring their crimes: Rajasthan BJP MLA

Meo sect of Muslims never votes for BJP. I also do not go to them for votes, said the BJP MLA from Alwar in Rajasthan.

Apr 10, 2018, 09:26 AM IST
Controversy over Ravi Shankar Prasad's `Muslims don't vote for BJP, but govt gave them sanctity` remark

Controversy over Ravi Shankar Prasad's `Muslims don't vote for BJP, but govt gave them sanctity` remark

In the recent Assembly Elections, the BJP scored an impressive win in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Apr 22, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
UP polls: Flouting SC verdict, BSP chief Mayawati seeks Muslim votes

UP polls: Flouting SC verdict, BSP chief Mayawati seeks Muslim votes

BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday warned the Muslim electors in Uttar Pradesh against voting for the Samajwadi Party.

Feb 21, 2017, 22:46 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: Split in Muslim votes will help BJP, says Mayawati

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: Split in Muslim votes will help BJP, says Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday warned the Muslim community that any split in their votes would benefit BJP.

Feb 03, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

'Narasimha Rao's pro Hindu mindset led to Babri mosque demolition'

Releasing a book on late Prime Minister Narasimha Rao during whose tenure Babri mosque was demolished, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday said while the good that Rao did to the country lives after him, the harm too lives on and continues to extract a heavy toll.

Jun 27, 2016, 23:34 PM IST

Bihar's 'Osama' tries to cobble coalition for crucial assembly polls

Once lured by former chief minister Lalu Prasad and union minister Ram Vilas Paswan to garner Muslim votes in Bihar, Meraj Khalid Noor is now busy cobbling together a coalition of half a dozen political parties ahead of the five-phase assembly elections in the state.

Sep 15, 2015, 17:18 PM IST
Owaisi will divide Muslim votes in Bihar and help BJP: Congress

Owaisi will divide Muslim votes in Bihar and help BJP: Congress

Congress leader V. Hanumantha Rao on Sunday lashed out at All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi over his decision to contest the Bihar Assembly polls, saying that he would divide the Muslim votes and help the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the electoral battle.

Sep 13, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

JD(U) leader Shoaib Iqbal joins Congress

Janata Dal (U) leader and five- time MLA Shoaib Iqbal today joined Congress vowing to fight "communal forces" and prevent the "division of Muslim votes" ahead of forthcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

Nov 20, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

BJP will come to power if Muslim votes are divided: Mayawati

No one will be able to stop BJP from coming to power at the Centre if the Muslim votes are divided, BSP chief Mayawati on Friday said.

Apr 11, 2014, 18:53 PM IST

Mayawati attacks Modi over Gujarat riots

In a scathing attack on Narendra Modi, BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday said if he became the Prime Minister, the country would become vulnerable to communal riots.

Apr 06, 2014, 21:03 PM IST

EC notice to Kejriwal for seeking Muslim votes on grounds of religion

Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal for an alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct.

Nov 20, 2013, 19:08 PM IST

Sushil Kumar Modi endorses Madani`s stand on Narendra Modi

Sushil Kumar Modi said Syed Mehmood Madani was correct in saying that political parties should not try to seek vote by invoking fear of someone.

Oct 16, 2013, 00:35 AM IST

Congress using Narendra Modi`s name for political gains: Jamiat chief

Questioning Congress` stand on secularism, Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Hind chief has hit hard on the ruling party, saying it is raising fears about the Gujarat Chief Minister only to secure support of Muslims.

Oct 15, 2013, 08:55 AM IST

RS: SP looks to benefit from MP Muslim votes

The Samajwadi Party, cornering majority of the Muslim votes has offered an olive branch to minority community in MP by nominating Munawwar Saleem.

Mar 23, 2012, 10:45 AM IST

UP polls: RLD eyes Muslim votes; 8% quota in jobs

RLD chief and Union Minister Ajit Singh said Muslims accounted for 17-18 per cent of the state`s population.

Jan 02, 2012, 21:16 PM IST

UP polls on mind, Maya eyes Muslim votes

With an eye on the upcoming state Assembly polls, Mayawati said that 27 % quota for OBCs should be increased by making a constitutional amendment.

Dec 18, 2011, 13:31 PM IST

Muslim votes a key factor in Karimganj electoral battle

Muslim votes are expected to be a deciding factor in at least four of the five Assembly
constituencies in south Assam`s sensitive Karimganj district, bordering Bangladesh, which goes to poll on April 4 in the
first phase.

Mar 29, 2011, 11:01 AM IST