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Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Lok Sabha election 2019: NCP’s Majeed Memon defends his statement on Jinnah

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon is on back foot on his statement on Jinnah and is now defending it. Watch full video to know more.

Apr 28, 2019, 12:16 PM IST

NCP leader Majeed Memon lauds Jinnah, calls him big contributor in freedom struggle

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Sunday lauded Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah for his contribution in the freedom struggle. Watch full video to know more.

Apr 28, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, April 19, 2019

This is a special segment which offers information about the important news stories of the day. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 19, 2019, 21:38 PM IST

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan plays ‘minorities’ card again, cites Jinnah’s ‘struggle for separate nation’

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Muhammad Ali Jinnah envisaged Pakistan as a “democratic, just and compassionate nation”

Dec 25, 2018, 17:04 PM IST

India, Pakistan would have remained united if Muhammad Ali Jinnah was made PM: Dalai Lama

Addressing an event at the Goa Institute of Management, the 14th Dalai Lama said that Gandhi was 'very much willing' to give the leadership to Jinnah but Nehru's self-centred attitude resulted in the mistake. 

Aug 08, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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